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Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer. Together they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCH

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Schmidt 2011

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: Raymie Clarke decides that if she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Keplinger, Kody

Summary: Nola Sutton has always been friends with the Swift boys, Cannaan, Brian, and Kevin, but when their father leaves them without saying good-bye the boys start to change, and her long-time friends begin to pull away from her at a time when she needs them more than ever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION KIP

DiCamillo, Kate

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

Yolen, Jane

Summary: A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: a house that walks about on chicken feet and is inhabited by a fairy tale witch. In finding Baba Yaga, Natasha finds her voice, her power, herself. -- adapted from back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Vickers, Elaine

Summary: Katie and Ana are the kind of friends who share everything with each other. But there are some things you can't even share with your best friend. Katie has always known she was adopted, but recently she's been wondering about her birth parents and her birthplace. She worries that saying this out loud -- even to her best friend -- could mess up the perfect family she has now. Ana's family has...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VIC

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOO

Stohl, Margaret

Summary: "A famous-for-being-famous LA family stars on their own reality show, but the sixteen-year-old daughter wants out"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Freeform 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Deriso, Christine Hurley

Summary: Summer Stetson has always lived in the shadow of her dead sister, knowing she can never measure up in any way, but on her seventeenth birthday her aunt gives her Shannon's diary, which reveals painful but liberating truths about Summer's family and herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DER

Stolarz, Laurie Faria

Summary: Before Camelia and Ben can fully grasp the powerful bond brought about by their psychometry, an unresolved family tragedy resurfaces in Camelia's life, irrevocably changing everything she cares about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds as she is drawn into an unlikely friendship with a drama queen and a saboteur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DIC

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Ben and his friends, the Core Four Plus One, are so excited to play in their town's All-Star Baseball league. But in the first game of the season Ben gets hit by a pitch. It's never happened to him before and it shakes him up. Another player on Ben's team, Justin, is acting really weirdly. Ben has known Justin for a while and they're friendly but he's not one of Ben's closest "boys." Justin is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LUP

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LUP

Henry, Katie

Summary: When nonbeliever Michael transfers to a Catholic school in eleventh grade, he quickly connects with a secret support group intent on exposing the school's hypocrisies one stunt at a time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cheng, Jack

Summary: 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan, named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Juby, Susan

Summary: As a project for her "creative non-fiction module" at a school for the arts, Normandy Pale chronicles the work of the Truth Commission, through which she and her two best friends ask classmates and faculty about various open secrets, while Norm's famous sister reveals some very unsettling truths of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Juby 2015

Kahaney, Amelia

Summary: In the riveting sequel to the reimagined superhero story The Brokenhearted, Anthem Fleet takes on a powerful new villain and makes some startling discoveries about her family and her past that will forever change her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

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Schwab, Victoria

Summary: The Archive, an otherworldly library, contains the bodies of everyone who has ever died. But when the Archive is compromised from within, sixteen-year-old Mackenzie Bishop must use her skills as a Keeper to identify the traitor and prevent violent Histories from escaping into our world. The first in a dark, dazzlingly inventive YA fantasy series from the author of The Near Witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Book Group 2013

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Young, Suzanne

Summary: "A girl struggles to take care of her younger brother with special needs while confronting her own anger issues"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: In the mid-1970s Sunny Lewin is back, star of her personal show, facing the prospect of Middle School, and dealing with the problems of her somewhat dysfunctional family--in particular her older brother, Dale, who has been sent off to a military academy because of his delinquent behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2017

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 Holm 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HOL

Choldenko, Gennifer

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2006

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Graziani, E.

Summary: Faith Emily Hansen narrates her life from age five to eighteen in this gritty but often funny novel about family, mental illness and addiction. All Faith wants is to be loved, to have a stable home and to live without the darkness that led her to heroin addiction and a life on the street. The story starts at the end, as Faith appeals to other kids battling their own issues. She tells them that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dahl, Roald.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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