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Vere, Ed

Summary: "When Leonard the lion and his friend Marianne, a duck, are confronted by a pack of lion bullies, they find a creative way to stand up for themselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VER

Judge, Lita

Summary: "Hoot the owl is excited to teach his younger sister all of his wisdom--but much to his annoyance, Peep is more interested in capturing the magic of the world around her than in listening to his advice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JUD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JUD

Judge, Lita

Summary: Even though his penguin friends would rather swim, Penguin dreams of flying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JUD

Numeroff, Laura Joffe.

Summary: A young boy considers what is special about all of his friends' parents, and realizes that his own are the most wonderful of all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Numeroff 2009

Brignull, Irena

Summary: Poppy Hooper and Ember Hawkweed couldn’t lead more different lives. Poppy is a troubled teen: moving from school to school, causing chaos wherever she goes, never making friends or lasting connections. Ember is a young witch, struggling to find a place within her coven and prove her worth. Both are outsiders: feeling like they don’t belong and seeking escape. Poppy and Ember soon become...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Forester, Victoria (Victoria Lakeman)

Summary: When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliantand wealthy Conrad to escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FOR

Milano, Alyssa

Summary: Hope Roberts is a confident eleven-year-old girl who plans to be an astrophysicist, and who loves swimming, Galaxy Girl comic books, her best friend Sam, and her two rescue dogs (not necessarily in that order); but then she starts middle school, and suddenly she cannot seem to do anything right--even science club is a problem because she and another girl, Camilla, get stuck with the boring part...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Wolitzer, Meg.

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Duncan Dorfman, April Blunt, and Nate Saviano meet at the Youth Scrabble Tournament where, although each has a different reason for attending and for needing to win, they realize that something more important is at stake than the grand prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Childrens Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wolitzer 2011

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

Summary: Spoon's always been a happy little utensil. But lately, he feels like life as a spoon just isn't cutting it. He thinks Fork, Knife, and The Chopsticks all have it so much better than him. But do they? And what do they think about Spoon?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rosenthal 2009

Gore, Emily

Summary: "There are four mice brothers: Rick, Mick, Vick . . . and Nick! Nick is the youngest, and while his brothers each know exactly what they want, Nick is never quite sure. But, he might be waiting for the right moment to bloom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E GOR

Garton, Sam

Summary: "Otter keeper is taking me and Teddy on a trip to visit sea friends! I am going to meet all the animals that live in the ocean. I wonder which one will be my favorite..."--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GAR

Garton, Sam

Summary: When Otter starts a school, Teddy becomes sad because the other students are all good at something and it seems he is not.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAR

Pérez, Celia C.

Summary: Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PER

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PER
1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PER

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC PER

Bloom, Suzanne

Summary: When a studious polar bear meets an inquisitive goose, they learn to be friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLO

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Nancy wants to adopt a special puppy so that she is no longer the only fancy member of her family, but after a day of puppysitting a papillon, she realizes that being fancy is not always the most important thing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2007

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E O'Connor

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE FAN

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OCO

West, Tracey

Summary: Quiet Zane isn't like the other ninja. His weird humor sometimes gets him in trouble with Cole, Kay, and Kai--especially when he leads the ninja into a mission that ends in the destruction of their home in Sensei Wu's monastery. Now Zane must hope that a new path will rise from the monastery's ashes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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

Murray, Alison

Summary: A funny and touching celebration of difference, based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling. Dino Duckling can dive, swim and fish just like his duckling brothers and sisters. But when the time comes for the family fly south for the winter, Dino Duckling finds he really is different!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Binkow, Howard.

Summary: When the children at school laugh at him, Howard the rabbit decides to stop dancing even though he loves it, until he realizes his dancing is what makes him unique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Thunderbolt Pub.] 2008

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Scott, Lisa Ann

Summary: After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCO

McKee, David.

Summary: When Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd, they are surprised to find that she is pink, but even greater surprises are in store for them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andersen Press USA 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MCK

Plourde, Lynn

Summary: A cautious mouse named Tiny gives advice to his best friend, an exuberant hippopotamus named Penelope, on such things as what to wear and what to take for show-and-tell on the first day of school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PLO

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: "Jake and Lily are twins and have always felt the same--like two halves of one person--but the year they turn eleven and Jake begins hanging out with Bump Stubbins, everything changes"--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Spinelli 2012