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Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When Destiny Washington gets the notion that everyone's favorite teacher, Ms. Katz, is going to be dismissed from the Zigzag Afternoon Center, she and classmate Yolanda think of several ways to save her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: "Set during the Irish Land Wars (1879-1882) this novel in verse follows Anna Mallon through a series of tragedies as her mother dies, older sibling immigrate to America, and she and her father and sister with special needs are about to be evicted from their farm"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2019

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When neighbor Sarah Yulefski tells Zack and Hunter that she overheard someone talking about plans to kidnap someone in their town, the twins use the last four days of summer vacation to investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2013

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2005

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J FICTION Giff 1998

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: "Mateo's big brother Julian works in the United States. When the family doesn't hear from Julian for a few weeks, Mateo sneaks out and journeys north to find him, crossing the border with the help of a new friend, Angel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2015

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: When the Timpanzi Tigers challenge the Zigzag Zebras to a race, Gina worries because she knows she is not a fast runner, but the whole school seems to be counting on her to win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Dina emigrates from Germany to America in 1871, her only wish is to return home as soon as she can, but as the months pass and she survives a multitude of hardships living with her uncle and his young wife and baby, she finds herself thinking of Brooklyn as her home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2004

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

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Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When Mitchell's father gets a new job and his family moves, he and his sister go to a new school where they must make new friends and adjust to new routines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Ronald Morgan is afraid he won't get a medal at camp because he's not especially good at swimming or running or singing, but on Medal Day he discovers what he is really good at.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1995

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Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2009

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: "In August 1939 Genevieve makes an impulsive decision not to get on train to take her to boat back New York and must spend the duration of World War II with her grandmother in a small village in Alsace, France, where she becomes involved with the French resistance"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2017

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When Jilli and Jim see a big red structure being built next door, they imagine all kinds of frightening things before finding out the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Giff 2012

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: While trying to hide an incriminating report card and dodge meddling siblings, fifth-grade twins Hunter and Zack set out to save their town from a diabolical dentist who is planning to blow it to smithereens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2012

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GIF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 1997

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2000

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Jill's friends know that she has strong arms and hands and so when she is learning to play soccer, they help her to find a position in which she can excel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR Green Giff 2008

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Gina wants more than anything to be the star of the show that her class will perform, but everything seems to go wrong until she makes a generous choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Forced to spend months at an aunt's house, Elizabeth feels a connection to her ancestor Zee, whose picture hangs on the wall, and who reveals her story of hardships during the Revolutionary War as Elizabeth comes to terms with her own troubles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2010

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When the Timpanzi Tigers challenge the Zigzag Zebras to a race, Gina worries because she knows she is not a fast runner, but the whole school seems to be counting on her to win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2013

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: "Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2016

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Mitchell is afraid when the children from the Zigzag Center go camping overnight, but he tries to be brave and discovers that nature is not so scary after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2012

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When Sam, who can barely read, discovers an old newspaper clipping just before his eleventh birthday, it brings forth memories from his past, and, with the help of a new friend at school and the castle they are building for a school project, his questions are eventually answered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Giff

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Charlie often thinks of inventions that seldom work, but his latest idea just might be able to help Jake the Sweeper get rid of a big pile of trash and save "Come as a Character" day, too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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