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Riggs, Ransom.

Summary: Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD-YA FIC RIG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC RIG

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Pursued by a killer cyborg tank and surrounded by snakes that spit fire, teenage friends Zak and Erro the furling from the planet Quom, must figure out a way to survive if they are ever to escape from the prison planet called Alcatraz--a situation they are in because they stowed away on a space ship they did not know was headed here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Linke, Dorit

Summary: Expelled from their secondary school in East Germany because of their rebellious attitudes, Hanna and Andreas plan to escape by swimming across the cold and choppy waters of the Baltic Sea in a harrowing twenty-five hour journey to freedom in West Germany. Hanna is an accomplished distance swimmer, Andreas is not, and the danger of being caught, drowning, or dying of exhaustion is very real--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patchett, Ann

Summary: From the creators of Lambslide, comes a hilarious children's story about a scapegoat who escapes blame just in time. The Farmer family has a big problem! Every day their goat escapes, and every day, Mr. Farmer brings him back. So when things start to go awry on the farm, it must be the goat's fault. Who's to blame when Mrs. Farmer's petunias are trampled? Or when all the cupcakes for Archie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAT

Dahl, Michael

Summary: When Zak, a human teenager from Earth Base Zeta, and his teenage Furling friend, Erro, stowed away on a military spacecraft they thought they were going to see a space battle--instead they ended up on the prison planet, Alcatraz, and now they are being pursued by the prison's killer drones through a jungle which may be just as deadly as any drone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Captured by the sadistic guards of the prison planet Alcatraz, the two teenage friends, Zak, and the alien Erro, are placed in bottomless cages hovering over a sea of poison acid and if they fall asleep or lose their grip they will fall to their deaths--and Zak will need all of his ingenuity if he is going to figure out a way to save himself and his friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Zak has been captured and sent to Planet Alcatraz's "Monster Zoo" where the inmates are forced to fight for the entertainment of the Overseers--but Erro is still free and he is determined to use all his Quom survival skills to rescue is human friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Blinded by heavy mist, a misstep causes Erro to plunge into a deep canyon where he is caught by one of the giants who is imprisoned there while Zak is plucked off the cliff ledge by a different giant--but the giants are not friendly, and while they are discussing whether to give the boys to the Alcatraz guards or turn them into lunch, Zak comes up with a way to escape either fate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Bartók, Mira

Summary: In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Zak Nine, his alien friend Erro, and another prisoner have found a small spacecraft and if they can dodge the missiles that the guards are firing after them perhaps they can finally escape from planet Alcatraz; but there is something wrong with the stars in front of them--they are not really stars at all, and now they find themselves confronted by Alcatraz's biggest secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: Wonder Woman has just caught Giganta when she and her prisoner are kidnapped and brought to Hades's palace in the underworld; Hades is bored and wants a worthy opponent to spar with, but neither hero or villain are interested in the invitation--and it is up to the reader to determine what monsters they will face, and how they will escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mingarelli, Hubert

Summary: In Polish countryside, during the war, three German soldiers are ordered to track down Jews for execution. Having time to contemplate the mission, their differing sympathies begin to splinter the group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mingarelli 2016

Lee, Patrick

Summary: "Sam Dryden, retired special forces, lives a quiet life in a small town on the coast of Southern California. While out on a run in the middle of the night, a young girl runs into him on the seaside boardwalk. Barefoot and terrified, she's running from a group of heavily armed men with one clear goal--to kill the fleeing child. After Dryden helps her evade her pursuers, he learns that the eleven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LEE

Towles, Amor

15 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California where they can start...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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Escobar, Mario

Summary: August 1942. Jacob and Moses Stein, two young Jewish brothers, are staying with their aunt in Paris amid the Nazi occupation. The boys' parents, well-known German playwrights, have left the brothers in their aunt's care until they can find safe harbor for their family. But before the Steins can reunite, a great and terrifying roundup occurs. The French gendarmes, under Nazi order, arrest the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ESC

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: While trying to escape with her family from the Nazis, a young Jewish French girl feels protected by angels.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Yolen 2015

Rodriguez, Béatrice.

Summary: When a fox carries off a hen from outside a cottage, the other animals--a bear, a rabbit, and a rooster--give chase.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROD

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau

Summary: "The next new novel from critically acclaimed author, Shirley Rousseau Murphy. While in prison Morgan makes fast friends with an old con named Lee Fontana and together they plan an elaborate escape in an attempt to clear Morgan's name for good, if they can outsmart the Devil one more time.."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Towles, Amor

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In June 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California, where they can start...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Kotsul, Rafail

Summary: Criminal Handsome Hank, who wants to be an astronaut, takes the pilot's place in the space shuttle but does not know how to fly it, and the police and fire fighters must handle the situation while Hank endeavors to escape arrest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KAT

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "U.S. Marshal Will Tanner chases six men across three states with one gun and no backup"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JOH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Johnstone 2019

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Perc v̌illage by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Perc Ǐndians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Beagle, Peter S.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Schmendrick the Magician and Molly Grue accompany a beautiful unicorn on a search for other members of her nearly extinct species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEA

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Held captive by the dangerous baron Lassigny, Will Treaty and his fearless young apprentice, Maddie, must outwit the baron with the help of their friends from home to escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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