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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TEA

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

3 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, 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

Beaty, Andrea.

1 hold on 7 copies

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 Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC BEA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

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

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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

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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 Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, 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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

Shreve, Anita.

Summary: At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHR

Steers, Billy

Summary: Betty the school bus is upset over making mistakes on her very first day, but Tractor Mac and the farm animals provide tips and encourage her to practice and try again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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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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Odell, Catherine Lazar

Summary: "Confident Frannie convinces cautious Pepper to give skateboarding a try, but Pepper's attempts are not all smooth sailing. Luckily, she has a supportive and enthusiastic friend to cheer her on and help her realize her potential"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Kids 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ODE

Hendricks, Greer

1 hold on 9 copies

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: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HEN

Spires, Ashley

Summary: A little girl and her canine assistant set out to make the most magnificent thing, but despite their hard work, the end result is not what the girl had envisioned and she must develop a new strategy for success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SPI

Grisham, John

Summary: A nomadic lawyer because of frequent death threats, Sebastian Rudd takes on a case involving a brain-damaged young man accused of murdering two little girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 2015

Grisham, John

Summary: "Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer...He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, who's also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddy...Sebastian defends people other lawyers won't go near: a drug-addled, tattooed kid rumored to be in a satanic cult, who is accused of molesting and murdering two little girls; a vicious crime lord on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mullen, Thomas.

Summary: Nestled in the quiet woods of the Pacific Northwest, the town of Commonwealth is a haven for the loggers who live ther, until the flu starts striking down entire surrounding villages. When the residents of Commonwealth vote to quarantine themselves, armed guards are posted at the one road leading to town. But then a disheveled--and apparently sick--soldier approaches begging for food and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Mul

Tepper, Sheri S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, Inc. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEP