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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 SIS

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

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

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

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

Weiss, David R.

Summary: A young girl's request for a story begins a whimsically profound tale woven between father and daughter. This imaginative retelling of creation sparkles with joy, its words and images offering gentle wisdom and genuine insight. A joyous invitation to all children to see in their own creativity and unique identity the very image of God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Weiss

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When two twelve-year-old girls--one a famous TV star, the other an obsessive fan--switch bodies the results are nothing but disastrous.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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

Mullins, Matt.

Summary: Photographs and text introduce scientific concepts related to friction, explaining what friction is and what it affects, describing how people have used friction throughout human history, and providing additional facts, statistics, and a time line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 531.1134 MUL

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4

Nimmo, Jenny.

Summary: Back at Bloor's Academy after Christmas vacation, Charlie finds himself confronted with a new problem when young Henry Yewbeam, who vanished during a game of marbles in 1916, suddenly appears and needs help to find his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2003

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

England, M. K.

Summary: Nax and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots after the school is hijacked by terrorists, but in order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Rippin, Sally

Summary: "The school principal has given Billie and the Secret Mystery Club a very important mystery to solve. Many years ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE RIP

Ross, Joel N.

Summary: Boot boy Ji is tired of scrubbing soles and untangling shoelaces. He doesn't want to bow and scrape. All he wants is freedom--for himself and his friends. He decides to risk everything for a chance to accompany a young nobleman to the Diadem Rite, a magical ritual that chooses the heir to the Summer Crown. Ji doesn't care about crowns or ceremonies, but he vows that this trip will grant him and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GEO

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

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PIT

Shurtliff, Liesl.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rump has never known his full name - his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. "Magical" gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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4 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Adler, David A.

Summary: To celebrate their 100th day of school, Cam and Eric's class party will have snacks that start with "P"--pretzels, popcorn, pineapple juice, and pizza. But when the pizza disappears from the kitchen, it's up to Cam and her photographic memory to solve this delicious mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2010

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Willis, Connie.

Summary: In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiancé proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only--the results aren't quite as expected. Instead of gaining an increased empathetic link with her fiancé Briddey finds herself hearing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Though forbidden to intervene in Jedi affairs, Luke is determined to keep history from being repeated. With his son, Ben, at his side, Luke sets out to unravel the shocking truth behind Jacen Solo's corruption and downfall. But the secrets he uncovers among the enigmatic Force mystics of the distant world Dorin may bring his quest--and life as he knows it--to a sudden end. And all the while,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 1

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: While Professor X, Dr. MacTagert, Banshee, and others go out to dinner, Logan stays home to watch the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals and look after Piotr's sister, Illyana. Kitty Pryde, Siryn, and Amp agree to keep Illyana entertained. The girls explore the basement and run a training program involving robot replicas of evil mutants. They soon become bored with the program, leaving it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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

Helakoski, Leslie.

Summary: Woolbur, a sheep with a mind of his own, never seems to follow the flock, despite his parents' reminders about how he should behave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HEL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Hel

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HEL

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEL