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Bean, Jonathan

Summary: "An excited and frustrated boy watches hopefully as wintry weather develops slowly into a 'big snow.'"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

London, Jonathan

Summary: Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Poh, Jennie

Summary: When his mother sends Herbie the young hedgehog out on his first big foraging adventure, a big wind sweeps him far from home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE POH

Minarik, Else Holmelund.

Summary: Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sauerländer 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE GERMAN MIN

Milgrim, David.

Summary: As young Eddie goes through his checklist to get ready for school, his mother does not agree with all of his choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MIL

Evans, Maz

Summary: Twelve-year-old Elliot Hooper has many problems: his mother has been behaving strangely, they are in danger of loosing their farm to a mean-spirited developer, and he is failing at school, so when he finds a girl in the cowshed, and she announces that sheis Virgo, an immortal constellation, it just seems part of the normal chaos--but soon he is swept up in the Gods' hunt for prisoner 42,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EVA

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howe, James

Summary: While his friends Bobby, Joe, and Addie are spending the summer on exciting adventures, thirteen-year-old Skeezie Tookis must get a job and help around the house, and things only get worse when his long-lost father appears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Howe 2014

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin

Summary: Twelve-year-old Felix's appearance on a television game show reveals that he and his mother have been homeless for a while, but also restores some of his faith in other people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Paperbacks For Children 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Colfer

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: When demons begin appearing on Earth unpredictably, foreshadowing a cataclysmic breakdown of their magic, Artemis and his friends face a new foe-- a twelve-year-old girl whose intellect just might match Artemis's own-- as they try to prevent catastrophe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD COL

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a most ingenious criminal mastermind, and heir to the Fowl family empire, a centuries-old clan of underworld figures and famous con artists. When Artemis kidnaps Holly Short, one of the Fairy People, to help him on his quest for gold, he takes on a Fairy world determined to rescue Holly.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD COL

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: In order to free his father from the Russian Mafiya, Artemis must join forces with the fairy police and his familiar nemesis, Captain Holly Short.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Talk Miramax Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Col

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC Col

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

D'Lacey, Chris

Summary: When Michael Malone saves a dog, he discovers that he has paranormal abilities, which bring him to the attention of a secret organization, UNICORNE--but he plans to use the ability to find out what happened to his father, who mysteriously vanished three years earlier, and save his new friend, Freya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DLA

Hest, Amy.

Summary: When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Hes

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HES

Ness, Patrick

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NES

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Ness 2011

Yum, Hyewon.

Summary: A little boy is afraid of scary wolves without his mother, but when she is holding his hand he is much braver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YUM

Penn, Audrey

Summary: When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child Welfare League of America 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PEN

Downing, Julie.

Summary: When Felix declares that there will be no hugs, snuggles, or super squeezes for a whole week, both he and his mama have a hard time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DOW

Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Summary: Annoyed because his mother has been packing boring, healthy lunches, third-grader Zeke has not made either a card or a gift for Mother's Day--then at the last moment he has a change of heart and has to scramble to make both.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Green, Tim

Summary: After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

D'Lacey, Chris

Summary: When the UNICORNE agency asks him to use his paranormal abilities to investigate a dragon's scale, the same artifact his father was researching before he disappeared, Michael Malone believes he will finally be able to find out what happened to his father--but as he delves into his father's past it becomes harder to tell who he can trust, and which of the alternate realities he is discovering is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne)

Summary: Nate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION THO