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Linke, Dorit

Summary: Expelled from their secondary school in East Germany because of their rebellious attitudes, Hanna and Andreas plan to escape by swimming across the cold and choppy waters of the Baltic Sea in a harrowing twenty-five hour journey to freedom in West Germany. Hanna is an accomplished distance swimmer, Andreas is not, and the danger of being caught, drowning, or dying of exhaustion is very real--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yogis, Jaimal

Summary: "When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real--especially when the egg hatches overnight."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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

Singh, Simran Jeet

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FAU

Currinder, Michael

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Leo Coughlin's life is increasingly stressful because his autistic older brother Caleb's behavior is becoming more bizarre and even violent, and their parents' marriage is falling apart--but Leo finds an escape in long distance running, and in two new friends: Curtis, himself a potential state champion who teaches him the strategy of running, and Mary, his would-be girlfriend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Currinder 2017

Summary: Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LON

Cox, Lynne

Summary: At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland. At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men's and women's world records for swimming the English Channel-a thirty-three-mile crossing in nine hours, thirty-six minutes. At eighteen, she swam the twenty-mile Cook Strait between North and South Islands of New Zealand, was caught on a massive swell,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COX, LYNNE COX

Laughlin, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Total Immersion, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 LAU

Dean, Penny Lee

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 Dean 1998

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Training camp has opened, and Gracie LaRoo is excited to be back with her synchronized swimming team, the Water Sprites--but the other members of the team seem strangely uninterested in training, and it will be up to Gracie to set an example with a perfect triple spin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Mason Williams is on his junior high school swim team, and he has always been fast at the short distances, but if he wants to compete in the longer races he will need to work on his endurance--so his best friend suggests that he train in the nearby lake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: The Water Sprites are supposed to perform their medal-winning synchronized swimming routine aboard a cruise ship, but everything goes wrong when the piglets aboard start throwing things at the swimmers--so Gracie enlists the help of famous Rita Sinclair and her dancers to help impose order on the unruly passengers.

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 QUA

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: It's summer and Sunny is bored. Most of her friends are out of town. Her mom wants her to babysit way more than Sunny wants to babysit. There's nothing good on TV. The only cool place that's cool is the community pool. Sunny loves going there - and loves it even more when she's offered a job at the snack shack. Soon she's flinging fries and serving frozen ice cream treats - with the assistance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HOL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC HOL

Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Chim, Wai

Summary: "Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields. When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals...But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: It is Gracie's first time at the Pig Jubilee with her synchronized swimming team, the Water Sprites, and she is the youngest pig with a chance to win a gold medal--the trouble is that she keeps getting distracted and missing her solo part, a triple spin dive.

Format: text

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

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Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie LaRoo, the youngest pig on the Water Sprites synchronized swimming team, is nervous about giving a speech at the Wilbur Academy, the school she used to attend--she loves her sport, but her old coach does not think that it really measures up to swim racing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

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McDonald, Kirsten

Summary: "The Garcias are spending the afternoon at the pool in the park. The twins are having fun in the shallow end until Carlos gets water in his eyes. Just when it seems like the fun will be over, Carmen figures out how to let everybody have a splashing good time."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

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

Green, Poppy

Summary: Sophie Mouse wants to prove how wonderful mice are for a school project she is doing with her brother, Winston, but starts to have doubts when, even with Hattie and Owen's help, she is unable to learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jenny loves swimming, and her best friend has finally convinced her to join the school swim team--but when she is confronted by a crowd of spectators in competition she freezes up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sam is the best swimmer on his team, and he is happy to help the new student, Julien, practice his laps and technique--but when it comes to an actual race, only one swimmer can win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Patterson, James

Summary: Teaching other kids how to be funny is the toughest gig that Jamie Grimm has ever had, and with the highest stakes. If he fails, his school library will be shut down for good! Even though he has a national contest trophy and a TV show under his belt, Jamie Grimm isn't one to sit back and relax. When his school has a major funding crisis, Jamie hits on a bright idea to save the day--a comedy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PAT

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