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Teague, David

Summary: "Once upon a time, high atop the world, there lived a boy named Billy Hightower and the wind. When a new neighbor appears--a girl in a red hat--Billy Hightower can hardly wait to meet her and introduce himself. But the wind has other ideas"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney * Hyperion Books 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC TEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TEA

Parish, Herman

Summary: Amelia Bedelia loves her school. Her whole class gets along, except when it rains. Then, they split into two groups, the Puddle Jumpers and the Puddle Stompers. Both clubs ask Amelia Bedelia to join, but she doesn't want to choose between her friends. Luckily, Amelia Bedelia finds a solution that makes a big splash with everyone.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2019

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Detlefsen, Lisl H.

Summary: As a new student of Taekwondo, Kitten is eager to break a board but Master Cat and her fellow students help her learn to focus, practice, and persevere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2020

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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

Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: D.W., a young aardvark, discovers that lots of practice eventually helps her master the new routine in her gymnastics class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE ART

Kim, Yun Yeong.

Summary: "Brown Bear dreams of seeing the sea. With the help of Grandpa Beaver, they set goals and schedules so that Brown Bear can accomplish his dreams. Social and emotional learning concepts include: setting goals, overcoming adversity, and being brave"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Jones, Pip

Summary: Izzy Gizmo loves to invent but gets frustrated when her inventions fail to work properly, so when she finds a crow with a broken wing her grandfather urges her to persist until she finds a way to help.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JON

Oldland, Nicholas

Summary: "There once was a bear, a moose and a beaver who loved to celebrate Christmas. One Christmas Eve, the three friends were so caught up with their holiday preparations that they forgot about the most important decoration of all: a tree! So they ran out to the forest to find the perfect sweet-smelling, soft-needled, just-the-right-size tree! But there was one problem: the bear, who loved all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OLD

James, LeBron

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "...[an] inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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James, LeBron

Summary: "...[an] inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today."--

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Beaty, Andrea

Summary: Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

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 Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ING

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

Beaty, Andrea

Summary: "Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, she's an engineer, and engineering is all about perseverance! But sometimes, Rosie has a really important project to tackle -- one that feels much bigger than herself. When Rosie's beloved Aunt Rose and her pals the Raucous Riveters -- a gaggle of fun-loving gals who built airplanes during World War II --...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When pirate cats threaten Mouse Island, Professor von Volt sends Geronimo Stilton and his friends back through time to ancient Greece, Atlantis, and Stonehenge to try and find out how ancient civilizations were able to find peace and avoid war--only to find that the key to peace was under their whiskers the whole time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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Beaty, Andrea.

Summary: A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC BEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Beaty 2013

Stevens, Janet

Summary: After fast-talking Fox leaves him with a large, green egg, Bear spends minutes, hours, days, and weeks lovingly caring for it with the help of his neighbor Hare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E STE

Cornwall, Gaia

Summary: Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister. Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! "It'll be easy. I don't need any help," he declares. But it doesn't work! Jabari is frustrated. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tawada, Yōko

Summary: Japan, after suffering from a massive irreparable disaster, cuts itself off from the world. Children are so weak they can barely stand or walk: the only people with any get-go are the elderly. Mumei lives with his grandfather Yoshiro, who worries about him constantly. They carry on a day-to-day routine in what could be viewed as a post-Fukushima time, with all the children born ancient--frail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAW

Cook, Robin

Summary: "Newly minted chief resident at Boston Memorial Hospital Noah Rothauser is swamped in his new position, from managing the surgical schedules to dealing with the fallouts from patient deaths. Known for its medical advances, the famed teaching hospital has fitted several ORs as "hybrid operating rooms of the future"-- an improvement that seems positive until an anesthesia error during a routine...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sagarra, Josep Maria de

Summary: "Private Life holds up a mirror to the moral corruption in the interstices of the Barcelona high society Sagarra was born into. Boudoirs of demimonde tramps, card games dilapidating the fortunes of milquetoast aristocrats - and how they scheme to conceal them - fading manors of selfish scions, and back rooms provided by social-climbing seamstresses are portrayed in vivid, sordid, and literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archipelago Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAG

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION McCarthy

Dybek, Nick.

Summary: Follows the experiences of a youth whose family and island community entirely depend on the king crab trade that constantly risks his father's life, a situation that is further threatened by a new fleet owner's intentions of selling away the island's livelihood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

Hendricks, Greer

Summary: "When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Wiesel, Elie

Summary: Ruminating on his past relationships with the men in his family, New York city theater critic Yedidyah is assigned to cover the murder trial of a German expatriate whose enigmatic plea triggers Yedidyah's own revelations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

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