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Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: Calvin tries to earn money to buy Stella, the babysitter, a present for her sixteenth birthday because he feels guilty for taking advantage of her allergy to cats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: Nine-year-old Calvin catches the attention of the school bully on the day before he starts fourth grade, while at home, the unfriendly, fifteen-year-old daughter of his mother's best friend has taken over his room.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Turtledove, Harry.

Summary: Following the December 7, 1941 Japanese assault on U.S. naval forces in Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces invade Hawaii, planning to use the islands' resources to launch an offensive against the western coast of the continental United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Summary: A tale of growing up Japanese-American in Hawaii. The narrator is Lovey Nariyoshi, a girl from a poor family who dreams of becoming white. In the course of everyday events, she describes a society where she can find no reflection of her own culture, a state of affairs which gives her an inferiority complex. A look at the reality behind the hype of multiculturalism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAM

Patterson, James

Summary: Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears and LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller, gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an impossible-to-resist deal with the devil in this heart-pounding story of beauty and murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PAT

Poe, Mayumi Shimose

Summary: On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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

Schneider, Erin L.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sloane McIntyre spends a summer in Hawaii as she deals with being betrayed by both her boyfriend and her best friend, and she and her twin brother, Penn, begin new, complicated, romances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAM

Park, Barbara.

Summary: Aloha-ha-ha: Excitable Junie B. Jones manages to find trouble both before and during a trip to Hawaii and records each incident in a photo journal given to her by her teacher. Jingle bells, Batman smells : Junie B. Jones wishes that May would stop being such a tattletale, but when she is stuck as May's Secret Santa it becomes real trouble.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gunn, Robin Jones

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GUN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUN

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: Vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii with friends George and Bess, elementary school student Nancy Drew searches for clues in the case of the missing camera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: Tired of attending obedience school, Sparky the puppy finds adventure in Hawaii after chomping on the magic bone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bowman, Akemi Dawn

Summary: Rumi Seto plans to spend her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea. When Lea dies in a car accident, her mother sends Rumi to live with her aunt in Hawaii while she deals with her own grief. Struggling with the loss of her sister, abandoned by her mother, and without music in her life, Rumi turns to the friendship of a teenage surfer named Kai, and an eighty-year-old named George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCann, Jesse Leon.

Summary: The Mystery, Inc. gang is taking a break from mystery solving and heading to Hawaii on vacation. Things take a turn for the weird when a strange tiki monster appears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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Patel, Sonia.

Summary: Rani Patel, almost seventeen and living on remote Moloka'i island, is oppressed by the cultural norms of her Gujarati immigrant parents but when Mark, an older man, draws her into new experiences red flags abound.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2016

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

Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: While worrying about the wild dogs that supposedly lurk in the jungle along his paper route, Hawaiian sixth grader Boy Regis also seeks to stop his older brother Damon from fighting all his battles for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC SALIS

Neal, Toby (Toby Wilson)

Summary: "Lieutenant Michael Stevens investigates a murder in a fine dining restaurant on Maui that's a feast of possible motives, with jealousy, passion and revenge topping the menu. A host of familiar characters, from Jared Stevens to Dr. Wilson, chime in from their perspectives, each contributing essential information to one of the most complex cases Stevens has encountered--but that's nothing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toby Neal 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NEA

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Ellen travels to Hawaii to help her best friend, but quickly finds herself torn between a new love and her family in Indiana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BRU

Keller, Nora Okja.

Summary: A Korean woman's life as a sex slave for the Japanese during World War II. The novel is narrated in part by the mother, in part by her American daughter who is a newspaper reporter in Hawaii. Not until her mother's death did the daughter learn what terrible experiences lay behind the screams her mother uttered in her dreams. A first novel by a Korean-American.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Patterson, James

Summary: Supermodel Syd disappears while on a photo shoot in Hawaii. LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins is conducting his own research into the case, hoping to help the victim and get an idea for his next bestseller.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: When his teacher asks him to write a persuasive argument about something he really wants, fourth-grader Calvin creates a unique way to express his desire for a dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lowell, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tsukiyama, Gail

10 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Women of the Silk and The Samurai's Garden comes a gorgeous and evocative historical novel about a Japanese-American family set against the backdrop of Hawai'i's sugar plantations. Daniel Abe, a young doctorin Chicago, is finally coming back to Hawai'i. He has his own reason for returning to his childhood home, but it is not to revisit the past,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TSU

Clark, Carol Higgins.

Summary: Setting out for a last adventure with best friend Kit before her nuptials, Regan Reilly heads off to the Hawaiian islands, where the murder of a young woman involves Reilly in a multi-island investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CLA

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