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Reidy, Jean

Summary: "A cast of animal characters are building a brand new playground in a local park and each day of the week contains a different construction plan. The construction project comes together for a rhyming walking tour of a neighborhood, where young readers can learn the days of the week while watching everyone work as a team!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD REI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REI

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie's Aunt Patty is the new mayor, and Katie and her friends attend her first city council meeting, brimming with ideas about what their neighborhood needs--like free ice cream, puppies, and a new park where children can play in safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Urban, Linda.

Summary: Third-grader Max pursues neighborhood adventures with his dad as they both adjust to recent changes in their family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URB

Neilsen, David

Summary: "Three children must defeat a mysterious doctor who builds an irresistible and dangerous playground in their neighborhood and then uses his power to heal children who get injured--stealing some of their life essence in the process"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.

Summary: Winnie the Pooh takes a tour of the Hundred Acre Wood on his way to make a neighborly visit to Piglet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grolier 1997

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Jun, Nie

Summary: "Four short stories set in a hutong, or residential alleyway, of Beijing, China. Yu Er, her grandfather, and their eccentric neighbors and experience the magic of everyday life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2018

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "A video contest is the perfect way for Camila to become a star. To enter, she must make a video that explains what her city, Los Angeles, means to her. But Los Angeles is so big-how will she decide what to talk about? As Camila works on her video, she realizes that there's one special thing that makes her city feel like home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ross, Ann B.

Summary: With her husband Sam off on a trip to Europe, Miss Julia takes a pause to reflect on the past few decades--realizing how the comforts and joys of her life can sometimes give way to boredom. Miss Julia reckons it's about time to roll up her sleeves and be of some use to her community. She's just considering how to get involved when she hears that the nosy do-gooder Madge Taylor and the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROS

Verde, Susan

Summary: Armed with pencils, paints, dreams, and Grandma Addy's memories of how beautiful the neighborhood once was, Angel and others paint the big wall that had been cold, empty, and cheerless.

Format: text

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

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Springstubb, Tricia.

Summary: When eleven-year-old Mo's mother dies in an accident and Mo's devastated father deals with the loss by moving the family to a new town and starting a new life as the owner of a sports bar, Mo must leave her much loved neighborhood on Fox Street to live in an apartment above the "cursed" Corky's Tavern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Campoy, F. Isabel

Summary: "Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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Medina, Meg

Summary: Evelyn Del Rey is Daniela's best friend. They do everything together and even live in twin apartments across the street from each other: Daniela with her mami and hamster, and Evelyn with her mami, papi, and cat. But not after today--not after Evelyn moves away. Until then, the girls play amid the moving boxes until it's time to say goodbye, making promises to keep in touch, because they know...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MED

Grey, Mini.

Summary: A mouse with typewriting skills secretly helps the people of Offley Street find lost items, and eventually saves the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRE

Monninger, Joseph

Summary: In rural New Hampshire, sixteen-year-old Clair Taylor and her neighbor, eighteen-year-old Danny Stewart, fall into an unlikely relationship as they work together to save Wally, a loveable but mistreated dog kept chained in a junk-filled yard by Danny's cruel father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Reynolds, Jason.

Summary: Ali lives in Bed-Stuy, a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, but he and his sister, Jazz, and their neighbors, Needles and Noodles, stay out of trouble until they go to the wrong party, where one gets badly hurt and another leaves with a target on his back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC REY

Bybee, Catherine

Summary: When a wildfire nearly destroys Parker Sinclair's family home, it's just one more disaster to add to her mountain of stress. For the past two years, she has shouldered the responsibility of raising her younger brother and sister after their parents' untimely deaths. Forced to leave college for a crappy job that barely pays the bills, Parker manages her family property, which consumes every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYB

Cooper, Elisha.

Summary: The reader is taken on a journey through a neighborhood and shown the sights, sounds, and smells as evening approaches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Röstlund, Britta

Summary: Helena Folasadu should of course say no. She doesn't know the man talking to her, she doesn't know Monsieur Bellivier, and she certainly isn't waiting for him. But, bored of life, and sparked by a whim, she says yes. The go-between leads her to a deserted floor in an office building and offers her a large sum of money to sit at a computer and forward emails to Monsieur Bellivier. The emails...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Pekkanen, Sarah

Summary: "Bucolic Newport Cove, where spontaneous block parties occur on balmy nights and all of the streets are named for flowers, is proud of its distinction of being named one the top twenty safest neighborhoods in the United States. It's also one of the most secret-filled"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PEK

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: A big storm is approaching, and Katie, her parents, and all her neighbors head to the grocery store to stock up on necessities--and Katie gets a lesson in smart shopping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: Hannah Covington leads the struggle to protect her town from developers, Amelia becomes involved with a charming older man, and Grace and Bod decide to open a teahouse together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Giles, Chrystal D.

Summary: "Sixth-grader Wes Henderson sets out to save the Oaks, the neighborhood where he's lived his whole life, from being sold to a real estate developer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gala, Marcial

Summary: "The story of an enormous cathedral constructed in a marginal, majority-black neighborhood in Cienfuegos, Cuba, told by a chorus of narrators whose sometimes conflicting, overlapping accounts knit together to form a portrait of the neighborhood and the family of outsiders whose arrival in Cienfuegos sparks a series of dramatic events"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Miranda, Megan

Summary: "Welcome to Hollow's Edge. A private and idyllic neighborhood, one where neighbors know each other, celebrate graduation and holiday parties together, and look out for one another. But after the sudden deaths of Brandon and Fiona Truett, there's another version of Hollow's Edge, simmering underneath. One where everyone is trapped with each other, suffocated by their trial testimonies, their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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