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Kraulis, Julie

Summary: "Pepper is getting a dress made for a special occasion. It's the first dress that has ever been made just for her, and she wants it to be perfect. But what pattern is right for her? Pepper is particular, and nothing works at first. Dotted Swiss? Too plain. Houndstooth? Not enough color. Pinstripe? Too glum. As Pepper learns about each fabric, she finds a reason why it's just not the one. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KRA

Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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Asch, Frank

Summary: Follows the Bear family who decides to spend the day in pajamas and eat pancakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ASC

Sterling, Michelle

Summary: "For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of picking golden limes off the trees. But summer doesn't start until her lola--her grandmother from the Philippines--comes for her annual visit. When Lola visits, the whole family gathers to cook and eat and share in their happiness of another season spent together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Youngblood, Leslie C.

Summary: When eleven-year-old Georgie and her sister Peaches relocate to Bogalusa, Louisiana with their mother to help their Great Aunt Vie, Georgie becomes involved in the search for the truth about her new friend Markie's mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

McDonald, Kirsten

Summary: "After a three-day rainstorm, twins Carlos and Carmen go out to play in their wet and muddy backyard--and soon their parents join in the fun" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO 2015

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

Sterling, Michelle

Summary: Four starred reviews! In an evocative picture book brimming with the scents, tastes, and traditions that define a young girl's summer with her grandmother, debut author Michelle Sterling and illustrator Aaron Asis come together to celebrate the gentle bonds of familial love that span oceans and generations. For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DIC

Berenstain, Mike

Summary: "Welcome to Bear Country! Explore the world of the Berenstain Bears, where Brother, Sister, and Honey visit exhibits, investigate caves, and return to the coziest place in town -- their tree house!" --back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled "Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond" she is thrilled; and when she finds that anything she writes in it actually happens she is really excited--but Polly soon realizes that she has to be very careful what she writes because that kind of power can be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Carman, Patrick

Summary: Stanley Darrow isn't sure what to expect when the mysterious Mr. Gedrick appears on his doorstep. He is certain, however, that his family could use Mr. Gedrick s help: Their lives and their house have been a mess since Stanley's dad died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Arnaldo, Monica

Summary: "Little sisters and little brothers all long for the same few things when it comes to their older siblings: a turn to play, a place on the team, a chance to shine. Little Brothers & Little Sisters starts with four pairs of siblings in and around an apartment complex, each expressing through play and daily life the many gripes and pitfalls of younger siblings. Subtly, the narrative shifts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ARN

Zhang, Kat

Summary: Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck. After school, a story from Grandma sparks new inspiration, and Amy rounds up her family to help her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Narh, Samuel

Summary: As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lantana Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAR

López, Diana

Summary: Fifth grader Luna Ramos has a great many cousins, mostly on her father's side, but one of them, Claudia, is a source of constant annoyance; their current feud begins when Luna is punished for locking Claudia in the restroom at another cousin's quinceanera--but when there's a bullying situation at school, Luna realizes that, despite their disagreements, cousins have to stand up for each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Bottier, Isabelle

Summary: While struggling to cope with major changes in her life, fourteen-year-old Cassandra decides to help others by using her ability to see what animals are thinking, beginning with finding a lost cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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Sorell, Traci

Summary: "At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOR

Walters, Eric

Summary: "In this illustrated early chapter book, a young boy and his grandfather work together to save a beached orca."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WAL

Brown, India Hill

Summary: When eleven-year-old Iris sneaks out at night to make snow angels, she was not expecting to raise the ghost of Avery Moore, a girl her own age; but bringing to light the segregated and abandoned black cemetery seems like the perfect way to help Avery get the recognition she craves, and it will also be a good idea for the school project about the history of her small North Carolina town, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRO

DiTerlizzi, Tony

Summary: When Mallory and Jared attempt to rescue Simon from goblins, they use a magical stone which enables them to see things that are normally invisible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DIT

Baragrey, Wen Jane

Summary: "Robyn Tinkerbell Goodfellow, twelve, lives in a house that seems to attract trouble, so when a satellite is expected to crash she races to learn the truth about her long-lost father before it is too late." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Spinelli, Eileen

Summary: Still grieving for her father, twelve-year-old Birdie struggles to adjust to many changes, including when her grandmother, her mother, and her best friends all begin dating.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

Sidney, Margaret

Summary: In New England in the late nineteenth-century, a fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman and his young son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ingram Pub Services 0000

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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