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Erskine, Kathryn

Summary: Nine-year-old Julian almost died when he was born and he believes that he has a special connection to the universe because of that, and he wants to make his two moms and his sister (who turned into a black hole of discontentment when she turned fourteen)happy because he is convinced that soon he will die and travel to the dog star--but now they have moved to Maine and he resolves to also use...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Cabot, Meg.

Summary: A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce's life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Gil, Carmen

Summary: "Una entrañable historia sobre el valor de la experiencia y la sabiduría que puede aportarnos el paso del tiempo."--Casadellibro.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Gil 2017

Clark, Samantha M.

Summary: "A boy wakes up on a mysterious beach with no memory of how he got there and embarks on a journey to find answers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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

Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Teresita, the illegitimate daughter of a late-nineteenth-century rancher, arises from death possessing the power to heal, she is declared a saint and finds her faith tested by the impending Mexican civil war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books. 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC URR

Stevens, Courtney C.

Summary: A year after witnessing nineteen people killed in a bus bombing, the four survivors of the tragic event take a road trip back to the same city block that it happened, encountering lies, secrets, and healing along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Westerfeld, Scott.

Summary: In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: The Summer Olympics inspires Kylie Jean Carter to take gymnastics lessons, but even better than that is making a new friend, Abby, who is deaf, and starting to learn sign language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JBR RED PES

Okimoto, Jean Davies.

Summary: With the help of a hearing-impaired man, a little dog finally manages to graduate from a training school for hearing dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OKI

Rippin, Sally

Summary: "The school principal has given Billie and the Secret Mystery Club a very important mystery to solve. Many years ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2016

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

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Summary: It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Shaw, Janet.

Summary: "Taking place in 1854, Kirsten's stories follow the young Swedish immigrant and her family as they attempt to start a new life on a farm in frontier Minnesota. This collection includes: Meet Kirsten, Kirsten Learns a Lesson, Kirsten's Surprise, Happy Birthday, Kirsten!, Kirsten Saves the Day, and Changes for Kirsten."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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

Seal, Caitlin

Summary: Daughter of a sea merchant captain, seventeen-year-old Naya Garth is on a trading mission in Ceramor when she is murdered, and resurrected by a necromancer as one of the "undead," bound to her former body by mysterious magic runes, an abomination in her homeland of Talmir--she has been effectively recruited as a spy for Talmir, and soon finds herself embroiled in politics, kidnapping, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Richardson, Kat.

Summary: After dying for two minutes, Private Investigator Harper Blaine becomes a Greywalker, straddling the line between the living world and the paranormal realm, and must search for the ghost of the man who killed her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Summary: Based on a true account and New York Times best-selling book comes the feature film adaption. Don Piper experienced love, joy and life like he₂d never known during the 90 minutes he was declared dead after a traffic accident. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 90 RATED PG-13

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ni

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: Melvin, a cautious cement mixer, worries that he can't keep up with the other trucks, but when Rescue Rita needs to be rescued, he overcomes his worries and fears in order to help her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Sci

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Sci

Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2011

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

Rosa, Tommy.

Summary: In 1999, Bronx-born plumber Tommy Rosa died after being the victim of a hit-and-run incident. Lying by the road, he felt a tug whisking him off into a tunnel of light. He found himself in a blessed place. He was shown that God created the Earth to nourish and heal mankind and that our sense of separation from each other and the divine is of our own making. He met his Divine Teacher and received...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2015

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Burpo, Todd.

Summary: Todd Burpo shares his son Colton's experiences having visions of heaven after a near-fatal illness, describing what Colton saw in heaven and the lessons he has learned about faith and love after listening to Colton's stories of his time with Jesus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: 236 BUR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Burpo 2011

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: Sarah Harper is driven to achieve success no matter what the cost. She wants to do good and not hurt the people she loves, but her desire to succeed in her career too often leaves little time for her husband, son and daughter. One cold, rainy, autumn morning, all of that changes when Sarah's car plunges off a bridge and into a river. As rescuers search desperately for her body, Sarah's spirit...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: "The Tufts scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston medical specialist was a step forward. Being hit by a car and then overhearing her boyfriend hit on another doctor when she thought she was dying? Two major steps back. Injured in more ways than one, Nora feels her carefully built life cracking at the edges. There's only one place to land: home. But the tiny Maine...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Carter, Mary

Summary: After years of supporting her husband Brad's generally ill-fated career ventures, Bailey Jordan has a job and a life she loves, working as a high profile real estate agent in Manhattan. Things are wonderful, and she's ready to start a family. Everything changes when Brad is involved in a car crash and dies for thirteen minutes. Previously an agnostic, Brad comes back to life on a mission....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAR

Hoffman, Alice.

Summary: After a small town librarian survives a lightning strike, she seeks out a fellow survivor in a quest for meaning, only to begin an obsessive love affair between two opposites joined by a single common thread.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF