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Carman, Patrick.

Summary: Leo has explored the Whippet Hotel from top to bottom, discovering trains, flying goats, and mazes, and when he learns the secret beneath the hotel, a new adventure will begin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Skye, Obert.

Summary: Upon his mother's death, fifteen-year-old Beck Phillips is sent to live with an eccentric uncle he had never met in a remote manor house, where he learns that his family suffers from a curse that allows him to make plants grow on command and dragon eggs hatch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Skye 2008

Nesb�, Jo

Summary: New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor to develop his latest invention, a powder that makes one fart, making them very popular at school, but someone is planning to steal the industrial-strength formula for evil purposes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2010

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Vanderpool, Clare.

Summary: "Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC VAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VAN

Carman, Patrick.

Summary: Ten-year-old Leo's future and the fate of the extraordinary Whippet Hotel, where his father is the maintenance man, are at stake when a series of cryptic boxes leads Leo to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and unexpected alliances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAR

Jennings, Patrick.

Summary: Befriending a very strange new student, Toulouse, helps outsider Woodrow stand up to the class bullies who have been picking on them both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JEN

McKay, Hilary.

Summary: The four eccentric Casson siblings each contribute written accounts of the events--which include a Valentine's Day dance, the appearance of a sinister balloon, and the breakdown of a car--that lead to Caddy's wedding day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2006

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

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Ten-year-old Angie DelMar is sure that there is something creepy and dangerous about her new neighbor, Ms. Doody: somebody who has a book entitled The ABCs of World Domination is obviously up to no good; but when Angie and her friends steal the growth serum intended to create giant insects they accidentally release it at the local day care--and the town is suddenly besieged by giant screaming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: "Six lucky kids go on a scavenger hunt inside Mr. Lemoncello's Gameworks factory, where they compete for a chance to win a Titanium Ticket"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2020

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Grabenstein, Chris

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "To win Mr. Lemoncello's new television game show, Kyle and his team have to break out of their comfort zone and walk a mile in other characters' shoes and figure out how to unlock a series of locks and break out of the game before their competition!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Vanderpool, Clare.

Summary: At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother's death and placed in a boys' boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads the number pi as a story and collects clippings about the sightings of a great black bear in the nearby mountains.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC VAN

Foley, Lizzie K.

Summary: Ten-year-old Jane Doe, the only student average enough to be excluded from the town of Remarkable's School for the Remarkably Gifted, is joined at her public school by the trouble-making Grimlet twins, who lead her on a series of adventures involving an out-of-control science fair project, a pirate captain on the run from a mutinous crew, a lonely dentist, and a newly constructed bell tower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Foley 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FOL

Angleberger, Tom.

Summary: Harvey, upset when his Darth Paper finger puppet brings humiliation, gets Dwight suspended, but Origami Yoda asks Tommy and Kellan, now in seventh grade, to make a new casefile to persuade the School Board to reinstate Dwight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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

Angleberger, Tom.

Summary: Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: As winter progresses, the strange man in the worn flight jacket dances frequently on the ice of the rink, expressing more with his movements than most people do with words, and twelve-year-olds Marsh and Willy try to learn his secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAU

Stevenson, Steve

Summary: Agatha Mistery, a twelve-year-old detective with a photographic memory, travels to Egypt, where rumors of a mysterious tablet unearthed in the Valley of the Kings may be just the clue that she needs to unlock the secret curse of an ancient pharaoh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Angleberger, Tom.

Summary: The seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired Origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

Angleberger, Tom.

Summary: One month before the state standards test are to take place, the Origami Rebel Alliance has found powerful allies in unexpected places in their fight against the FunTime test preparation program, but Principal Rabbski has not yet declared her allegiance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SPI

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus

Summary: Upon moving to Hoboken, New Jersey, a boy convinces his two new friends to help him track down the mysterious phantom who stole his bicycle, as well as Arthur Bobowicz, owner of a giant chicken that once terrorized local citizens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pinkwater

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

Wyatt, Merrill

Summary: While trying to jumpstart the zombie apocalypse, twelve-year-old Ernestine Montgomery and her new stepbrother, Charleston, stumble upon a murder mystery in the retirement apartments where their parents do maintenance.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jimmy Patterson Books 2018

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

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: Everyone's favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new Fabulous Fact-Finding Frenzy game! If Kyle can make it through the first round, he and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race, by bicycle, bookmobile, and even Mr. Lemoncello's corporate banana jet, to find fascinating facts about famous Americans. The first to bring their facts back to the library will win...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Potter, Ellen

Summary: Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble, whose mother has been missing for many years, have unexpected and illuminating adventures in the village of Snoring-by-the-Sea after their father, who paints portraits of deposed monarchs, goes away on a business trip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clark, Henry

Summary: Finding a rare zucchini-colored crayon leads twelve-year-old River Monroe and his friends on an adventure with their eccentric neighbor to save Earth from invading interstellar storm troopers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION CLA

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