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Mills, Emma

Summary: Devon is a high school senior, wondering if she really wants to go to college, what to do with her cousin Foster (a freshman) who has moved in with her family in Florida, and whether she likes Ezra, the stuck-up football star at her school, or cannot stand him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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

Lilly, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Marie)

Summary: Whether you're settling in for a heaping plate of banana pudding or arepas and tostones, a good meal can always bring families together. Once a year, on a Friday night, My family leaves the city And drives hours and hours . . . First my family drives through the mountains to stop at Mamaw and Papaw's house in rural West Virginia. We share blueberry jam and toast for breakfast the next morning,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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

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Cabot, Meg.

Summary: A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce's life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Ziegler, Maddie

Summary: Twelve-year-old Harper loves to dance and is a rising star in Connecticut when her parents move her to Florida and she must prove herself to The Bunheads in order to compete.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Northrop, Michael

Summary: On the first day of vacation thirteen-year-old Davey Tsering wakes up early, slips out of his family's hotel room without telling anyone, and heads for the beach and a swim in the warm Floridian waters--and a fateful meeting with a shark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NOR

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2004

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC DIC

Hodkin, Michelle.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Mara cannot remember the accident that took the lives of three of her friends but, after moving from Rhode Island to Florida, finding love with Noah, and more deaths, she realizes uncovering something buried in her memory might save her family and her future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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

Snadowsky, Daria.

Summary: In her last semester at a private school in Fort Myers, Florida, seventeen-year-old Dom finds her life transformed by her first boyfriend, Wes, a track star at the public school her best friend attends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Snado

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2000

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

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2001

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

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J FICTION DiCamillo

Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Noura and her family, fleeing war in Syria, have been granted asylum in the United States, but they arrive in Florida to the chaos of the president's Muslim ban; twelve-year-old Jordyn is a member of the Christian church that is sponsoringthe Alwan family, and Noura's student ambassador in middle school; their inevitable culture clash is made far worse by the wave of hate crimes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Holt, Kimberly Willis.

Summary: Piper is sad about leaving her home and friends behind when her father, a Navy aircraft mechanic, is transferred yet again, but with help from her often-annoying sisters and a surprise from their parents, she finds happiness in their new home in Pensacola, Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2007

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

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: Brenna, Maggie, and Zoe go to Florida to visit a manatee rescue center, where they learn about these endangered marine mammals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AND

Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: Sixth-grader Theo leaves everything behind to live with his Uncle Chester, a Vietnam War veteran and loner, in Destiny, Florida, but he is drawn to play the piano in Miss Sister's dance school and soon makes friends with the feisty Anabel, a baseball fanatic who invites Theo to help solve a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCA

Goebel, Jenny

Summary: Normally, Olivia spends all year looking forward to her family's summer vacation in Florida. But not this year. Not when her parents have recently separated, and her father has to stay behind in Colorado. Olivia doesn't know what she'll do all summer without him. They've always been a pair, and she's never felt the same bond with her mother or younger sister. So Olivia plans to spend the summer...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Brooks, Walter R.

Summary: Freddy and the other barnyard animals decide to escape the cold winter by vacationing in sunny Florida.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 1998

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

Green, John

Summary: When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night, dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge, he follows her. Margo's always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she's always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q; until day breaks and she vanishes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: Eleven-year-old P. T. Wilkie may be the greatest storyteller alive. But he knows one thing for a fact: the Wonderland Motel is the best place a kid could ever live! All-you-can-eat poolside ice cream! A snack machine in the living room! But the Wonderland doesn't have customers. And if they don't get them soon, P.T. and his friend Gloria may have to say goodbye to their beloved motel forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HIA

Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Farah's little brother is in the hospital with a heart problem that needs surgery, so her parents send sixth-grader Farah off to stay with her grandmother in a retirement condo in Florida; Sitti Fayrouz does not speak much English, has a lot of rules, and does not understand Farah's interest in geology, so Farah is not happy with the move--but despite being the only child in the community,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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

Key, Watt

Summary: Adam says he can't remember where he was for the two months he went missing in a Florida swamp. That's not true. He does remember. The truth: He was driving with his parents, and the car crashed when his father swerved to avoid colliding with a giant Sasquatch-like creature standing in the highway. Haunted by his parents' disappearance and hounded for claiming to have seen Bigfoot, Adam sets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

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

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: "From the groundbreaking and award-winning sister-brother team behind Babymouse comes a middle-grade, graphic-novel memoir. Following the lives of kids whose older brother's delinquent behavior has thrown their family into chaos, 'Sunny Side Up' is at once a compelling 'problem' story and a love letter to the comic books that help the protagonist make sense of her world" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HOL

DiTerlizzi, Tony.

Summary: Nick, Julie, Laurie, and their friends try to prevent a hydra from destroying Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction DiTerlizzi 2009

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