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Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: When he returns to Illinois and the gang culture on the south side of Fairfield after six years in Colorado, high school senior Luis Fuentes, who dreams of becoming an astronaut, falls for a girl and enters a dark world after learning some disturbing news about his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2011

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Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum Publications 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

Dempsey, Kristy

Summary: "Count each little finger one by one ... Cuenta cada dedito, uno a uno"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: BOARD SPANISH DEM

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ALL

Rhodes, Jewell Parker

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Davis, Jim

Summary: When Pooky goes missing, Garfield sets out to find who or what has snatched his prized teddy bear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KaBoom! 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Peck, Richard

Summary: In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Peck,

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BAR

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Boxcar Children, suspicious when someone steals the note they found inside the pages of a "Captain Fantastic" comic book, team up with the superhero's creator to find out who is selling fake copies of the comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman & Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Balliett, Blue

Summary: In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Robie House from being demolished.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC BAL

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When the children uncover a strange puzzle in a friend's back yard, it's the start of a "spy game" leading to gold. But first they must make sense of an old photo and a riddle, and learn just who is behind this mystery within a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2009

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Godbersen, Anna

Summary: "It's 1871, and Emmeline Carter is poised to take Chicago's high society by storm. Between her father's sudden rise to wealth and her recent engagement to Chicago's most eligible bachelor, Emmeline has it all. But she can't stop thinking about the life she left behind, including her childhood sweetheart, Anders Magnuson. Fiona Byrne, Emmeline's childhood best friend, is delighted by her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GOD

Verne, Jules

Summary: En 1872 Phileas Fogg ha sufrido una apuesta por viajar alrededor del mundo en setenta y nueve días,, veintitrés horas y cincuenta y siete minutos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blume 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH FIC VER

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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Pérez, Celia C.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Maria Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malu) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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