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Allan, Nina

Summary: "Stitch by perfect stitch, Andrew Garvie makes exquisite dolls in the finest antique style. Like him, they are diminutive, but graceful, unique and with surprising depths. Perhaps that's why he answers the enigmatic personal ad in his collector's magazine. Letter by letter, Bramber Winters reveals more of her strange, sheltered life in an institution on Bodmin Moor, and the terrible events that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2019

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Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KOR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Nimmo, Jenny.

Summary: Back at Bloor's Academy after Christmas vacation, Charlie finds himself confronted with a new problem when young Henry Yewbeam, who vanished during a game of marbles in 1916, suddenly appears and needs help to find his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NIM

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4

Rippin, Sally

Summary: "The school principal has given Billie and the Secret Mystery Club a very important mystery to solve. Many years ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE RIP

Mullins, Matt.

Summary: Photographs and text introduce scientific concepts related to friction, explaining what friction is and what it affects, describing how people have used friction throughout human history, and providing additional facts, statistics, and a time line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 531.1134 MUL

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When two twelve-year-old girls--one a famous TV star, the other an obsessive fan--switch bodies the results are nothing but disastrous.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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England, M. K.

Summary: Nax and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots after the school is hijacked by terrorists, but in order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Cussler, Clive

Summary: In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a historical mystery. In 1911, in Colorado, Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine, in which nine people died. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CUS

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GEO

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Summary: Marvel Heroes Little Golden Book Favorites collects the Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Avengers Little Golden Books into one hardcover book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Ross, Joel N.

Summary: Boot boy Ji is tired of scrubbing soles and untangling shoelaces. He doesn't want to bow and scrape. All he wants is freedom--for himself and his friends. He decides to risk everything for a chance to accompany a young nobleman to the Diadem Rite, a magical ritual that chooses the heir to the Summer Crown. Ji doesn't care about crowns or ceremonies, but he vows that this trip will grant him and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: When Wolverine appears to defect back to Alpha Flight, taking Kitty Pryde with him, the X-Men must pursue and intercept him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When their favorite author fails to arrive as scheduled to speak at the local library, the Alden children investigate how he could board a train and never be seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 2006

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Antarctica to search for the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 40

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3 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Buitrago, Jairo

Summary: A little girl counts the things she sees as she and her father travel, sometimes on foot, sometimes on top of a train, and sometimes in other ways, stop while her father earns more money for the trip, and avoid soldiers and other dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BUI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BUI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUI

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Struggling with a meager existence on a Prohibition-era farm in Southern California and devastated by the losses of four of her children to a wasting disease, Rosa flees with her surviving children after a shattering act of violence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2012