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Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: When 13-year-old Josh finds out that he has to stay with his dad in Chicago for a few months, he's not too thrilled. But when he arrives at the airport, he's simply devastated. His father has become a sideburnwearing, hip-twisting, utterly-embarrassing Elvis impersonator. Josh is determined to keep his dad's identity a secret, but on his very first day at his new school, a note appears on his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

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

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Josh goes to stay with his father in Chicago for a few months, he discovers--to his horror--that his dad has become an Elvis impersonator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2009

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

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: Volunteering to supervise fourth grade recess in order to avoid bullying, sixth-grader April befriends Joey Byrd, who makes bird's-eye drawings in the playground dirt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Pearsall 2020

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: Samuel, an eleven-year-old Kentucky slave, and Harrison, the elderly slave who helped raise him, attempt to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad. Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler's slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he's ever known, until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning, cranky old Harrison, a fellow slave, pulls Samuel from his bed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pearsall

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: April is looking for an escape from the sixth-grade lunch hour, which has become a social-scene nightmare, so she signs up to be a buddy bench monitor for the fourth graders' recess. Joey Byrd is a boy on the fringes, who wanders the playground alone, dragging his foot through the dirt. But over time, April realizes that Joey isn't just making random circles. When you look at his designs from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2012

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

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: "In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man's head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PEA

Pearsall, Shelley

Summary: April is looking for an escape from the sixth-grade lunch hour, which has become a social-scene nightmare, so she signs up to be a buddy bench monitor for the fourth graders' recess. Joey Byrd is a boy on the fringes, who wanders the playground alone, dragging his foot through the dirt. But over time, April realizes that Joey isn't just making random circles. When you look at his designs from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J CD PEA

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: Five urban middle school students, their teacher, and other community members relate how a school project to build the world's largest tetrahedron affects the lives of everyone involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2006

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pearsall

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: When twelve-year old Rebecca Carter's father brings a Native American accused of murder into their 1812 Ohio settlement town, Rebecca, witnessing the town's reaction to the Indian, struggles with the idea that an innocent man may be convicted and sentenced to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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