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Clare, Gwendolyn

Summary: In an alternate 19th-century Italy, Elsa has an incredible gift: she can craft new worlds with precise lines of script written in books. But political extremists have stolen the most dangerous book ever scribed--one that can rewrite the Earth itself. Now Elsa must track down the friend who betrayed her and recover the book before its destructive power is unleashed. Can she handle the secrets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Canin, Ethan

Summary: In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the New York Times bestselling author of America America and other acclaimed works of fiction, explores the mysteries of a father, a son, and a family, as well as the nature of genius, jealousy, ambition, and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dragoon, Leigh

Summary: Teens June, a military prodigy born into wealth, and Day, a criminal from the slums, are brought together and face plague, war, and a powerful, common enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam' s Sons 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEG

Keyes, Daniel.

Summary: A thirty-two-year-old mentally handicapped man takes part in an innovative scientific experiment to raise his intelligence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Keyes

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEY

Keyes, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall & Co. 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KEY

Wolitzer, Meg

Summary: The kind of creativity that is rewarded at age fifteen is not always enough to propel someone through life at age thirty; not everyone can sustain, in adulthood, what seemed so special in adolescence. The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. The friendships endure and even prosper, but also underscore the differences in their fates, in what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Wolitzer

Browning, James

Summary: "The Fracking King follows Winston Crwth--a boarding-school kid, loner, and Scrabble prodigy--who becomes an unlikely hero in the fight to stop fracking in Pennsylvania. Truth is a rare commodity in politics, and the idea of "winning" a debate as cleanlyand simply as you'd win a Scrabble game can seem impossible. But with the truth on his side, a jar of toxic "frackwater," and the belief that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Keyes, Daniel.

Summary: Charlie Gordon, a youth with limited mental capabilities, along with a laboratory rat named Algernon become the joint objects of a scientific alteration to see if Charlie can become "normal."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

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

North, Anna

Summary: An unapologetic filmmaker uses the stories of those around her to create movies that bring her both critical acclaim and ire from the people whose secrets she has exposed. By the author of America Pacifica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Foer, Jonathan Safran

Summary: Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Foer

Wolitzer, Meg.

Summary: The creativity that is rewarded at age fifteen is not always enough to propel one through life at age thirty, and in adulthood not everyone can sustain what seemed to be their adolescent specialness. Jules Handler, an aspiring comic actress, eventually resigns herself to a more practical occupation and lifestyle. But her two best friends, now married to each other, become shockingly successful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wolitzer 2013

Clare, Gwendolyn

Summary: A certain pen, a certain book, and a certain person can craft entirely new worlds through a branch of science called scriptology. Elsa comes from one such world that was written into creation by her mother a noted scriptologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Teitelbaum, Michael.

Summary: Discover how a genius became the super hero Iron Man, and learn about some of his best battles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Keating, Jess

Summary: Nikki Tesla is a genius, so mostly she finds school boring, and amuses herself by inventing things, like her mysterious missing father; trouble is most of her inventions have serious, lethal potential (like the death ray, which just blew a hole in her floor); so she and her ferret are hustled off to the special Genius Academy with classmates who are equally exceptional, although she still...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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