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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOO

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Man

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

de la Peña, Matt

Summary: Carmela, finally old enough to run errands with her brother, tries to think of the perfect birthday wish, while his wish seems to be that she stayed home.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DEL

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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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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila dreams of being a star and, after learning about children who break world records, decides she will do the same--but how? Includes glossary, glossary of Spanish words, activities, and discussion questions

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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

Dorros, Arthur.

Summary: While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dorros 1991

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

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

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

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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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

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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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "When Camila tries out for a play, she practices hard to get ready for auditions. So she's extra disappointed when she doesn't get the starring role. But as she learns her part and works with the rest of the cast, Camila discovers there is more than one way to be a star"--

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

Ruby, Laura

Summary: It was only a few days ago that Tess Biedermann, Theo Biedermann, and Jaime Cruz, along with a mysterious figure from the past, managed to survive an assault on the location of the latest clue in the Morningstarr cipher -- and, in the process, made a shocking discovery about their own connection to this one-hundred-sixty-year-old enigma. Now the friends are divided. Tess and Theo have no idea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Johnson, Angela

Summary: "Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Cervantes, Angela

Summary: Can Lety find her voice before it's too late? Lety Muñoz's first language is Spanish, and she likes to take her time putting her words together. She loves volunteering at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter because the dogs and cats there don't care if she can't always find the right word. When the shelter needs a volunteer to write animal profiles, Lety jumps at the chance. But grumpy classmate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC CER

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

Summary: Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Gonza

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia is temporarily entrusted with Snowflake the class mouse--but he escapes, and she and her sisters must figure out a way to catch him.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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