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Drabble, Margaret

Summary: "A magnificently mordant reckoning with mortality by the great British novelist Francesca Stubbs has a very full life. A highly regarded expert on housing for the elderly who is herself getting on in age, she drives restlessly round England, which is 'her last love'. She wants to 'see it all before she dies'. Amid the professional conferences she attends, she fits in visits to old friends,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DRA

Harding, Paul

Summary: On his deathbed, surrounded by his family, George Washington Crosby's thoughts drift back to his childhood and the father who abandoned him when he was twelve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harding 2009

Altés, Marta.

Summary: An elderly grandfather bear and his adoring grandson share a special relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALT

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIM

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Paulsen, Gary

Summary: "Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and the boy he's raised as his own. This sage old man has taught the boy the power of nature and how to live in it, and more importantly, to respect it. In Fishbone's Song, this boy reminisces about the magic of the man who raised him and the tales that he used to tell--all true, but different each time."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paulsen 2016

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: When he gets too old to climb up the ladder, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby figure out an ingenious way to pick pears for pear jelly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

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McCahan, Erin

Summary: "The summer after senior year of high school, Briggs Henry works as a personal assistant to an eccentric elderly woman in a house on the shores of Lake Michigan, and finds himself distracted by the mysterious girl next door"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter's love of toys is almost as strong as his affection for his cat -- but are he and she too old to play with a toy airplane?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MR

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter is convinced to run in a senior marathon with his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, when he learns that second prize is a train set.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2010

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Bilovsky, Stephanie

Summary: To young boys and girls, the elderly can be full of mystery--sometimes seeming even weird and strange. When a young boy hesitates visiting his great grandpa, his mother's soothing words explain the love and the lifetime of memories our elders have to share with us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Chair Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BIL

Gantos, Jack

Summary: Pursued by the authorities, Jack and Miss Volker take to the road in this madcap follow-up to the Newbery Medal winner.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2013

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

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2007

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby take time off from napping to play on the Yankee Doodle Dandies baseball team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RYL

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: While enjoying autumn weather and activities, Mr. Putter, realizing how much he misses going to school, takes his cat Tabby, their adventurous neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her cake-loving dog Zeke to "Show and Tell."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 2011

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: While enjoying autumn weather and activities, Mr. Putter, realizing how much he misses going to school, takes his cat Tabby, their adventurous neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her cake-loving dog Zeke to "Show and Tell."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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

Edwards, Michelle

Summary: When Sophia was a baby, Mrs. Goldman knit a tiny baby hat to keep her warm. Last year, she taught Sophia how to knit. Now Sophia wants to knit a special hat for Mrs. Goldman. And she wants to do it all by herself!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EDW

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EDW

Rylant, Cynthia

Summary: Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, and Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MR.

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter's neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, decides that they should join a band, but finding the right one isn't as easy as it sounds--for them or their pets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 2010

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter's love of toys is almost as strong as his affection for his cat--but are he and she too old to play with a toy airplane?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1997

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 1997