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Summary: Five children in Swaziland dive into their imaginations to create an original African tale about a girl on a dangerous quest guided by legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIY

Chabert, Jack

Summary: For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC CHA

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Hayes, Bill

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink--on either end of a bar--with the owner. These scenes, among many others, became the new normal as soon as the world began to face the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: Larry McMurtry chronicles the experiences he had while traveling through Tahiti and the South Sea Islands and shares what he learned about his parents' relationship along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCMURTRY, LARRY MCM

Corp, Carey

Summary: Embarking on a summer adventure in Scotland, best friends Veronica and Mackenna find romance and danger when they are transported to the kingdom of Doon, a hidden village that appears once every 100 years. Inspired by the musical Brigadoon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION COR

Ingraham, Christopher

Summary: The hilarious, charming, and candid story of Ingraham's decision to uproot his life and move his family to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, population 1,400--the community he made famous as "the worst place to live in America" in a story he wrote for the Washington Post.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 INGRAHAM, CHRISTOPHER ING

Valentino, Serena.

Summary: Sometimes it's all a matter of the choices we make ... What choices did Snow White's stepmother, the Wicked Queen, make that would turn her so evil she would want to cut out her step-daughter's heart? Does it have something to do with the man in the magic mirror? And who is he, really?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

James, Scott

Summary: "In only 90 seconds, a fire in the Station nightclub killed 100 people and injured hundreds more. It would take nearly 20 years to find out why-and who was really at fault. All it took for a hundred people to die during a show by the hair metal band GreatWhite was a sudden burst from two giant sparklers that ignited the acoustical foam lining the Station nightclub. But who was at fault? And who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Davidson, Susanna

Summary: "Welcome to the wonderful world of fairy tales, full of wicked wolves, clever princesses and magic beanstalks tat touch the sky. Would you like to be whisked away to a royal ball? Or find out who lives in a castle in the clouds? Then let's begin. Once upon a time..." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 DAV

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Recasts the tale of Snow White, setting it in West Virginia in the 1940s with a stepmother who is a snake-handler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Yolen 2011

Brown, James

Summary: "A reinvention of the recovery memoir that examines how he has made peace with the family whose ghosts haunted him so vociferously, about the teeming new addictions growing all around him, and about helping the next generation of addicts overcome their disease, all the while raising three sons and helping them set their course in life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, JAMES BRO

Sasek, M. (Miroslav)

Summary: Presents a history of Cape Canaveral and the American space program, discussing the space missions that were launched from there, the various types of rockets used, and the successful landing of two astronauts on the Moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 SAS

Derfner, Larry

Summary: No Country for Jewish Liberals is Larry Derfner’s personal and political story of life in contemporary Israel, describing how an American Jewish emigrant and his adopted country grew apart. Taking readers from his boyhood in Los Angeles as the son of Holocaust escapees, through his coming of age amidst the upheavals of 1960s America, to his move to Israel and controversial career in journalism,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Just World Books, an imprint of Just World Publishing, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 DER

Weiss, Bobbi J. G.

Summary: In this tale as old as time, Belle is held prisoner in a castle owned by a beast and must help him learn how to be kind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: "In 1963 Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought out James Baldwin to explain the rage that threatened to engulf black America. Baldwin brought along some friends, including playwright Lorraine Hansberry, psychologist Kenneth Clark, and a valiant activist, Jerome Smith. It was Smith's relentless, unfiltered fury that set Kennedy on his heels, reducing him to sullen silence. Kennedy walked away...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Hesse, Karen.

Summary: During the Great Depression, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo must endure heartwrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. She and her parents struggle to keep their Oklahoma farm running as a drought and devastating dust storms take a toil on both the land and the family. In this midst of this turmoil, a tragic household accident badly injures both Billie Jo and her mother. The quiet...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1998

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

Coles, Polly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trafalgar Square 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.311 COL

Braun, Eric

Summary: In this You Choose adventure Little Red Riding Hood can be a girl in an urban park, a boy in the middle of a war, or the more traditional girl in the forest--the choice is up to the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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Guillain, Charlotte.

Summary: A simplified version of the familiar tale featuring a little duckling who meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother. Includes a note on the history of the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: This You Choose adventure is told from three different perspectives--White Snow is a secret agent in Good Prince's army, looking for a computer with secret codes for a bomb; Mrs. White desperately searches for her runaway daughter Snow; and Charming, towed by his seven loyal sleddogs, goes to rescue his friend and mentor Meteorologist Snow-White, who is trapped in a raging blizzard in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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

Corp, Carey

Summary: When best friends Vee and Kenna find themselves outside of Doon, the MacCrae brothers come to their rescue, while the witch of Doon plots to destroy the kingdom forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Cor

Mahoney, Jerry

Summary: While eleven-year-old Maddie McMatthew's stepbrother Holden has been a little more tolerable since their first adventure, at the Halloween party he breaks another fairy tale by saying Beauty would never have fallen for the ugly Beast--and once again the two children find themselves sucked into another story and faced with having to set things right if they want to get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the role of trust. With questions and educational guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 RUS

Spiegelman, Nadja

Summary: "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Mauscreator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIEGELMAN, NADJA SPI

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