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Breen, Steve

Summary: "Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Guendelsberger, Erin

Summary: As Little Red travels from the Christmas shop to the North Pole, seeking Santa in hopes she can be his sleigh one day, good advice helps her discover her true purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Wonderland 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GUE

Tharp, Jason

Summary: "Kiwi sees a rope. He wants to pull it, but he cannot reach! What will happen next? Beginning readers can help Kiwi by turning the pages, shaking the book, and more in this interactive story"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

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Beck, Robert (Robert John)

Summary: Désirée Rabbit dreams of being a famous ballet dancer in her hometown of Paris, France, but is continually told there are no bunnies in the ballet, yet after taking classes she wins over her classmates and has a chance to shine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEC

Smith, Renée Felice

Summary: All the forest animals know it is impossible to make it through the Impossible Thing, but a small dog named Hugo is determined to try, inspiring hope in his friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flamingo Books 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMI

Ingalls, Ann

Summary: Watercolor illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird as it tries, fails, and tries again to fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ING

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ING

Ribeiro, Michelle

Summary: Reach your peak psychological potential with 120 activities that challenge and build emotional strength, flexibility, and resiliency, so you can overcome any obstacle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2021

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Lee, Lucas

Summary: Ara is the odd turtle out in his family, preferring his rock collection to new or wild adventures until he meets Baeoh, a confident tiger who practices martial arts. Unsure if he has what it takes to join Baeoh's taekwondo team, Ara must learn how to come out of his shell, persist through failure, and accept the help of his new friends to complete the Tiger Fitness Challenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Kids, an imprint of Rodale Books 2017

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Neimark, Jill

Summary: Told in rhyming text, a little tree clings tenaciously to a granite cliff, determined to live, tended by a little boy, and ultimately loved by the people in the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press, American Psychological Association 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEI

Rinker, Sherri Duskey

Summary: Tiny is a small, but very determined dog and right now he smells a big bone buried deep in the earth of the garden--and he is going to get that bone no matter how far down he has to dig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIN

Rose, Emily

Summary: "Told in narrative nonfiction, this book teaches young readers how to handle difficult situations. Books help build a foundation for students to develop into capable and compassionate individuals and, through examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow their soft skills. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to Look, Think, Make a Guess, Ask...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Social Rose

Santat, Dan

Summary: After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAN

Yamada, Kobi

Summary: "How will you know what's possible if you don't try? This is a story for anyone who has ever felt like a beginner, or had doubts, or worried they weren't good enough. It's a story for those who have experienced the pain of trying something new and not having it turn out as they had hoped. So, in many ways, it is a sotry for every one of us. Because at some point in our lives, we will all fail....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG YAM

Summary: Greater follows the true story of Brandon Burlsworth, the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. Brandon dreams of playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks but is told he isn't good enough to play Division 1.The awkward kid who once was an embarrassment to his teammates and annoyance to his coaches ends up becoming an All-American player and the 63rd pick in the 1999 NFL Draft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRE RATED PG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gr

Patterson, James

Summary: Imaginative middle schooler Jimmy follows his dream to start a unique book company while he is still a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: "I'm Jimmy, and I've got an awesome idea to start a kids' book company -- run by kids! It'll be like an amusement park, mad scientist's laboratory, and secret club headquarters all in one. But can a kid like me really make such a big, crazy, outrageous dream come true? Listen on and find out!"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PAT

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: On a short winter day, Samuel and his father enter into a series of trades with neighbors and strangers until they come home with a brown-eyed milk cow for Mama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Schmidt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SCH

Brown, Peter

Summary: Lucy, a young bear, starts her day determined to make a new friend but her enthusiasm leads to all sorts of problems until, just as she is about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway 2019

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Deming, Sarah

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gravity Delgado has been breaking records and competitors since she started boxing with a legendary coach at age twelve, and now will reach the Olympics if her home life and romance do not distract her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DEM

Stone, Tiffany

Summary: "Tallulah dreams of playing the tuba, but she's small and the tuba is very large. Everyone around her tells her to wait until she's bigger, but Tallulah can't wait--she just has to play the tuba in her school band.With determination and a lot of creativity, Tallulah hatches a plan that she hopes will turn her musical dream into reality."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STO

Cena, John

Summary: Elbow Grease, a small, electric truck with a lot of gumption, enters the Monster Truck Grand Prix to prove to his brothers that he is just as capable as they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CEN

Soman, David

Summary: Anna and Finn look over the wall that surrounds their tiny village and discover a mountain, which the villagers warn cannot be climbed, but the siblings are determined to reach the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOM

McKinnon, Bob (Robert Paul)

Summary: Little Blue Engine tries hard and passes her final test for Engine School, but learns that everyone's journey is different and that, sometimes, success requires a little help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2021

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Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Violetta, a little princess, is determined to become as big and strong as her brothers. She secretly teaches herself to become the bravest and cleverest knight in the land until she must face the king's best knights in a jousting tournament. Will she be ready?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC FUN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

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