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Johansen, Iris

Summary: When an enemy from her past threatens to return, Margaret Douglas must go on the run. But danger is in hot pursuit, and Margaret finds herself matching wits with a man who refuses to be stopped. Turning from the hunted to the hunter, Margaret must use everything she has to not only survive, but defeat evil and prove she's no easy target.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Joh

Greenidge, Kaitlyn

Summary: The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a young chimp abandoned by his mother. The Freemans were selected for the experiment because they know sign language; they are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fiction Greenridge 2017

McKinley, Robin.

Summary: Because of a thousand-year-old alliance between humans and pegasi, Princess Sylvi is ceremonially bound to Ebon, her own pegasus, on her twelfth birthday, but the closeness of their bond becomes a threat to the status quo and possibly to the safety of their two nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Paver, Michelle.

Summary: To fulfill his destiny, Torak must defy demons and tokoroths, navigate through the Gorge of the Hidden People, and battle the evil Eagle Owl Mage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Twain, Mark

Summary: "Based on a set of unfinished Mark Twain notes for a children's story, this is the tale of Johnny, a young boy with a magical ability to speak to animals who sets off to rescue a stolen prince"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TWA

Weber, David

Summary: "Two young settlers on a pioneer planet seek to stop a war and to save the intelligent alien treecats from exploitation by unscrupulous humans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2013

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Weber, David

Summary: Twelve-year-old Stephanie Harrington, a genetically-enhanced girl on the pioneer planet of Sphinx, bonds with a treecat, a telepathic and fully sentient animal, putting her in danger from highly placed enemies who want to ensure that the planet remains entirely in human hands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Lasky, Kathryn

Summary: As the filly Estrella leads her herd north to good grass and water, the stallion Hold On, blinded in the canyon fire, is found by the human boy Tijo, who has an ability to understand horses that sets him apart from other humans--but when Hold On and Tijo catch up with the herd, Estrella must decide whether or not the horses should accept this boy or drive him away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hale, Shannon.

Summary: On her way to marry a prince she's never met, Princess Anidori is betrayed by her guards and her lady-in-waiting and must become a goose girl to survive until she can reveal her true identity and reclaim the crown that is rightfully hers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAL

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: When Papa goes away for a little while, his family tries to cope with the separation by adopting four dogs and a cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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

Horvath, Polly.

Summary: Middle-schooler Madeline's hippy parents have been kidnapped from Hornby Island, Canada, by foxes and Madeline, upon discovering that she can understand animal languages, hires two rabbit detectives to find them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2012

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Hatfield, Ruth.

Summary: When his parents disappear after a fierce storm, eleven-year-old Danny, unaccustomed to acts of bravery, comes to their rescue after finding a valuable shard of wood that enables him to talk to plants and animals and battle terrifyingly powerful enemies, including the demonic Sammael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAT

Feehan, Christine.

Summary: Hired as the mechanic for a traveling troupe of musicians, Tempest, gifted with the ability to communicate with animals, is astounded to discover an overpowering attraction to Darius, the troupe's leader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FEE

Paver, Michelle.

Summary: In the turbulent world of the Mediterranean Bronze Age, Hylas, a lowly twelve-year-old goatherd, thief, and outsider, journeys from the Greek mountains to Crete and Egypt, making allies with animals, battling tyranny, and withstanding the elemental powers of the gods of land and sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

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

Voake, Steve.

Summary: Daisy wants to swim in the local pond and take pictures of the otters for a school project, but when rain clouds move in, she worries that she may not get her pictures in time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DD 2

Holt, Kimberly Willis

Summary: When his parents separate, Daniel very unhappily moves to a cottage on While-A-Way Lane, but neighbor Tilda Butter helps him discover he has a special gift like hers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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

Banks, Anna

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Galen, prince of the Syrena, is sent to land to find a girl he's heard can communicate with fish. He finds Emma and after several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, Galen becomes convinced Emma holds the key to his kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2012

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

Ness, Patrick

Summary: Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NES

Golding, Julia.

Summary: Connie and Col band together to save the world for all creatures, including the mythical ones of which few humans are aware, from the shape-shifter Kullervo's army and, along the way, Connie finds herself transformed in an amazing way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2008

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

Lackey, Mercedes

Summary: "Heralds Mags and Amily must continue to protect the realm of Valdemar while raising their children and preparing them to follow in their footsteps...The oldest, Justyn, has the Gift of animal Mindspeech--he can talk to animals and persuade them to act as he wishes. Justyn's dream is to follow in his father's footsteps as a Herald Spy, but has yet to be Chosen by his horse companion...Mags...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DAW Books, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAC

Carmody, Isobelle.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In the midst of planning a trip to the mysterious Red Land, Elspeth Gordie receives the long-awaited summons to leave all she loves and begin her final quest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2012

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Harrison, Paula

Summary: Kitty wants to be a superhero like her mother, once she gets over her fear of the dark, but when Figaro the cat needs help she springs into action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Voake, Steve.

Summary: The weather is hot, hot, hot, and the farm animals are getting grumpy. The pigs are arguing with the chickens, and the ducks and newts are sad because their pond has dried up. Where will the water animals live? Luckily, they have the help of Daisy Dawson, but it may take the elegant and snooty cat Trixie to make the rain fall at last. Warm up to another adventure featuring Daisy Dawson, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DD 5

Simon, Clea.

Summary: "When Pru Marlowe takes a dog for a walk, she doesn't expect to find a body. But Spot, a service dog in training, has too good a nose not to lead her to the remains of the beautiful young woman, and despite her own best instincts, Pru can't avoid getting involved. The young woman seems to have been mauled by a wild cat-and Pru knows there have been no pumas in the Berkshire woods for years. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM