Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Mbalia, Kwame

Summary: Seventh-grader Tristan must return to Alke and enlist the help of African gods and black folktale heroes when Nana is abducted from the Strong family farm in Alabama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MBA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MBA

Baldwin, James

Summary: Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [2].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH PLA

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, makes friends with Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, and is persuaded to change places with her at separate Mardi Gras balls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Pilkey, Dav

Summary: Dog Man is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, un sello editorial de Scholastic 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 741.5 PIL

English, Karen.

Summary: Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

Brockenbrough, Martha

Summary: In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRO

Craft, Jerry

Summary: "Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan turns out to be one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Larson, Kirby

Summary: In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Young, Judy

Summary: Daisy the dog likes to look at things but her little brother, Digger, explores every smell as they walk to the park for a picnic, but after sniffing a hole his nose fills with dirt, leaving him unprepared for the skunk they meet on the way home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH YOU

Myhre, J. A.

Summary: Lured there by the prospect of additional wages to support his grandmother and sick sister, thirteen-year-old Kusiima enters the forest and is faced with a series of decisions that will eventually lead him on a path of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Growth Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Callender, Kacen

Summary: "In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barnes, Derrick D.

Summary: Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden, An Agate imprint 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BAR

Keats, Ezra Jack

Summary: The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Set Spanish Keats 1962

Mankell, Henning

Summary: In the 1870s, Hans Bengler travels to South Africa from Sweden, driven by a singular desire: to discover an insect no one has seen before and name it after himself. But then he impulsively adopts a young San orphan, a boy he christens Daniel and takes him to Sweden. Daniel continually struggles to understand this strange new land of mud and snow that surrounds and seemingly entraps him. At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHU

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by a man he's never met-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret-- Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC RIO

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When Geronimo gets lost looking for hidden treasures in the Gobi Desert, he comes across giant dinosaur bones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2008

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.
Back to Top