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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro would love to be the goalie in the team's first game, but another boy is bigger--so all his friends come over to help him practice before the tryout.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Miss Winkle separates the class into teams and instructs them to build towers out of paper cups, and the group who builds the tallest tower wins--but they have very little success until Pedro has an idea about how it can be done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Thomas, Leah

Summary: When the Vasquez siblings' father left, there was an absence in their lives-- until a shimmering figure named Luz appeared in the canyon behind their house. He shot hoops with Hank's hands. He showed Ana cinematic beauty behind her eyelids. He spoke kindly to Milo. But when Luz left, he took something from each of them. As a new school year begins, Hank, Ana, and Milo question how can they ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

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

Córdova, Zoraida

Summary: "Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it made her father disappear into thin air. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get her family back"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2016

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Silvera, Adam

Summary: "We here at Last Friend Inc. are collectively sorry for this loss of you. Our deepest sympathies extend to those who love you and those who will never meet you. We hope you find a new friend of value to spend your final hours with today. On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia feels that because she looks so much like her older sisters, nobody notices her--so when school picture day comes around she comes up with a way to stand out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JUL

Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel

Summary: When seventeen-year-old Star Fuentez reaches social media stardom, her polar-opposite twin, Moon, becomes "merch girl" on a tour bus full of beautiful influencers and the grumpy but attractive Santiago Philips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC VAS

Tintera, Amy

Summary: Clara is ready to fight back against her abusive father, against the only life she's ever known, and most of all, against scrabs, the earth-dwelling monsters that are currently ravaging the world. When an opportunity arises for Clara to join an international monster-fighting squad, she jumps at the chance. Training with her teammates, Clara realizes what fighting monsters really means: sore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Something in Miss Winkle's classroom smells really bad, and when the class bully declares that it must be the new boy, Pablo, Pedro steps in to defend him--but the class still needs to know what is causing the stench and dispose of it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

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

López, Diana

Summary: Fifth grader Luna Ramos has a great many cousins, mostly on her father's side, but one of them, Claudia, is a source of constant annoyance; their current feud begins when Luna is punished for locking Claudia in the restroom at another cousin's quinceanera--but when there's a bullying situation at school, Luna realizes that, despite their disagreements, cousins have to stand up for each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Córdova, Zoraida

Summary: Before she can return home to help heal her broken family, teenaged Rose Mortiz must come to terms with her new powers and work with others to save the magical land of Adas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2020

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

Martins, Gabriela

Summary: Natalie is living her dream: topping the charts and setting records as a Brazilian pop star...until she's dumped spectacularly on live television. Not only is it humiliating--it could end her career. Her PR team's desperate plan? A gorgeous yet oh-so-fake boyfriend. Nati reluctantly agrees, but William is not what she expected. She was hoping for a fierce bad boy--not a soft-hearted British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Underlined 2021

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Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOO

Brown, Monica

Summary: "A new girl has joined Lola Levine's second-grade class. When they get off on the wrong foot, they are forced to spend time together ... and learn they have more in common than they thought"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Sullivan, Dana

Summary: Mateo imagines amazing things he might do with the cape his grandmother is bringing for his birthday, until his sister informs him it will be a cake, instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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Manning, Maurie.

Summary: Two sleepy children sneak out of their beds to watch as their parents, who love each other very much, break into a dance while washing the dishes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Man

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Resau, Laura

Summary: Twelve-year-old Coco Hidden has grown up in her mother's chocolate shop in Colorado, along with her friend Leo de la Cueva, but recently things have not been going well; the shop is failing, and Leo is hanging out with the other boys, and barely wants totalk to her--but when they both win a culinary contest, the two children and their mothers find themselves on a trip to the Amazon in Ecuador,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "A video contest is the perfect way for Camila to become a star. To enter, she must make a video that explains what her city, Los Angeles, means to her. But Los Angeles is so big-how will she decide what to talk about? As Camila works on her video, she realizes that there's one special thing that makes her city feel like home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Spend some time with Pedro, Katie Woo's fun-loving friend. From a buggy disaster to a run for class president, Pedro has what it takes to be the hero of first-grade. No matter what he's doing, Pedro is always good for some laughs and adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro collects a lot of different bugs for a class assignment, but when his brother lets them out in the house their parents are furious, and ban any further collecting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone Press 2016

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

Torres, Jennifer

Summary: After her father's landscaping business fails and the family loses their house, sixth-grader Griselda Zaragoza follows her sister's example and begins selling Alma cosmetics while hiding her changed circumstances from friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TOR

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia helps her grandmother make her special rice pudding, but there is a mix-up in the recipe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JUL

Mauleón, Daniel

Summary: Determined to be a great baseball player like others in his family, Fernando needs their help to regain his confidence after his coach tells him to steal a base and he fails. Includes discussion questions, information about baseball, and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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

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