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Fujiwara, Kiyo.

Summary: "Sachie Wakamura just lost her mother, and her estranged grandfather has shown up to take care of her. The only problem is that Grandpa is the head of a yakuzu gang! Sachie tries to continue living her normal life, but she can't run far since Rakuto, on of the most popular guys in school, is part of her grandfather's gang and her new protector. Soon Sachie finds herself falling for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 WIL

Kelly, Jacqueline.

Summary: In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Sydney Todachine is looking forward to a summer on the beaches of San Diego before starting sixth-grade, but instead she finds herself on her Grandfather's ranch on the Navajo Nation reservation with no wi-fi, and while a couple of the kids are pretty nice, her cousin Hadley is as nasty as ever--but Sydney bonds with a spirited horse called Midnight, and together they start training at night...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Strand, Jeff

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Marcus tries to uphold the honor of his beloved great-grandfather, aka Zachary the Stupendous, by performing a daring magic trick involving a disappearing shark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rodman, Mary Ann.

Summary: Even though Zach finds roller coasters scary, he rides one with Grandpa in an attempt to make him happy again after Grandma's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ROD

Beasley, Cassie.

Summary: "When he realizes that his grandfather's stories of an enchanted circus are true, Micah Tuttle sets out to find the mysterious Circus Mirandus--and to use its magic to save his grandfather's life"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Williamson, Joshua

Summary: After chasing Danny through the mansion, the Captain makes Madame Leota confess a secret about Danny's grandpa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Williamson, Joshua

Summary: While sinister spirits lurk in the shadows, Danny learns about the mansion's history and is caught up in the Grand Hall's celebration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Williamson, Joshua

Summary: "When a ghostly woman appears to Danny urging him to come to the haunted mansion and help his dead grandpa's spirit, Danny enters the house and agrees to help the spirits trapped inside, that is if he can survive"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maddox, Jake

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Worried sick about his baby brother's operation, twelve-year-old Dominic does not really feel much like playing soccer, so he just messes around on the field during practice--but when his grandfather teaches him some moves he starts to take an interest, and sets out to win the trust of his coach and teammates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Williamson, Joshua

Summary: Danny hears of an escape route in the attic, but in order for him to get out of the mansion, he'll need to get past Constance, who is getting ready for her… next wedding?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Natusch, Amber Lynn

Summary: Kylene is determined to prove her FBI agent father innocent of murder. Moving in with her grandfather, she returns to the town where she was involved in a scandal two years before-- and to the boy who betrayed her. But someone won't let her forget the photo scandal that drove her out of town. As the threats gain momentum, Ky finds an unlikely ally in the rookie FBI agent sent to keep an eye on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lewis, Axel

Summary: The fourth leg of the robot races requires Jimmy and the other contestants to navigate a route through the Sahara Desert--without a navigation system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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Young, Judy

Summary: In 1572 Beijing, when a nine-year-old boy is named Emperor of China, Hu Wan offers the gift of a cricket cage carved from a gourd he and his grandfather grew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOU

Sís, Peter

Summary: A little boy writes a letter to his grandfather about all the reading and studying he is doing this summer--but all his activities revolve around ice cream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Every Saturday, while helping polish the lens of the lighthouse his grandfather tends, nine-year-old Will tells a tale he hopes will top Grandad's, but Grandad always wins until Dad reminds Will of a long-forgotten escapade with his brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shriver, Maria.

Summary: Kate has always adored her grandpa's storytelling - but lately he's been repeating the same stories again and again. One day he even forgets Kate's name. Her mother's patient explanations open Kate's eyes to what so many of the elderly must confront: Alzheimer's disease and other forms of memory loss. With special insight derived from her own father's struggle with Alzheimer's, Maria Shriver...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown/Warner Books 2004

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Piedra, Tony

Summary: Eliot's grandfather, El Capitán, has retired from the sea, and after listening to his grandfather's stories, Eliot is ready for an adventure--so they set out together to find one they can share.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PIE

Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Thong, Roseanne

Summary: Grandpa Tu is famous for his special noodles, and as the emperor's birthday approaches, he encourages his granddaughter, Mei, to find her own noodle magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Lewis, Axel

Summary: For the third leg of the robot races the contestants must choose between three possible Arctic routes, all of which are dangerous--especially when some of the racers are not playing by the rules.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LEW

Lewis, Axel

Summary: Jimmy Roberts and his robot, Maverick, are ready for the next stage of the robot races which will go through the Amazon rain forest, but his enemy Horace Pelly is equally determined to win--and he does not care how he does it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

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Martin, Ann M.

Summary: Nine-year-old Pearl and her popular, thirteen-year-old sister, Lexie, do not get along very well, but when their grandfather moves in and the girls have to share a room, they must find common ground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Ellie's Grandpa Melvin, a world-renowned scientist in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy, comes for an extended visit, he teaches her that experimenting--and failing--is part of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOL