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Atwood, Megan

Summary: When Olive makes up a story about a trip to Paris to impress her New York pen pal Molly, the lies quickly get out of hand, and threaten their long distance friendship.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Pen pals Molly and Olive consider themselves best friends even though they have never actually met because Molly lives in New York City and Olive lives on a farm in Iowa--but when Olive finds a diamond bracelet in the grass the two girls start to wonder if they can finally get the money for one of them to visit the other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Alifirenka, Caitlin

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of--so she chose it. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen pal letter. There were only ten letters, and forty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 305.2 GAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.2 ALI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.2350 ALI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ALI

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Ten-year old Olive is going to be in a commercial, but she really is not sure she can land the gymnastics stunt written for it, and her cross-country email pal Molly is jealous and determined to get into a commercial herself (pretty much any commercial will do)--and now their friendship is threatened by their increasingly testy emails.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Funk, Josh

Summary: As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, Penguin Young Readers Group 2016

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Atwood, Megan

Summary: Molly who lives in New York City, and Olive who lives on a farm in Iowa are email friends, and both think that the other would be in serious trouble if they exchanged places--so they make a bet, and while Olive is getting totally lost in Minneapolis, Molly is at a farm in upstate New York desperately trying to milk a goat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Atwood, Megan

Summary: After a string of incredibly good luck, Molly decides that she has developed magical powers--but when she finds out that her pen pal Olive has had an equally surprising run of minor disasters Molly starts to wonder if her magical good luck is somehow responsible for her friend's problems.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Albertalli, Becky

Summary: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn't play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone's business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ALB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Through a series of letters, Jared Marshall and Sgt. Vince Carerra bond over a love of baseball. Jared reveals his lonelieness and estrangement from his dad after his parents' divorce. When Vince returns home and meets Jared with his mother, he finds himself falling for her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SOL

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Pen pals Molly and Olive are both having relationship problems in their third grade classes--Molly is struggling with Jenna, a new girl, who seems to think that name calling is a way to fit in, and Olive has joined a gymnastics team which is putting a strain on her friendship with Emma, whom she has know for years.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: When a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs a fourteen-year-old Sudanese refugee with an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, the pen pals teach each other compassion and share a bond that bridges two continents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Bivald, Katarina

Summary: It all began with a correspondence between two quite different women: 28-year-old Sara from Haninge, Sweden, and 65-year-old Amy from the small town of Broken Wheel, Iowa. After years of exchanging books, letters and thoughts on the meaning of literature and life, Sara, mousy, disheveled, who has never been anywhere in her life; has really lived only for her work in a beloved bookshop, which...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Brown, Marc

Summary: After bragging to his pen pal about his basketball skills, Arthur realizes that he has to make good on his boasts when the pen pal comes to visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fuller, Kathleen

Summary: "When a postal error creates pen pals of two young Amish people, can they put behind their past mistakes to see the bright future God has written for them?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION FUL

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: Arthur views his little sister in a different light after receiving a revealing letter from his pen pal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: Karen thinks having a pen pal in New York City is very cool. But when her pal Maxie turns out to be a big bragger, Karen starts to make up stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1992

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

McMurtry, Ken.

Summary: "Zombies and their controlling bokors, the charms and protective spells of voodoo, and the occult all mix in with every day life for your penpal in New Orleans. Your life in sleepy Maine is much different, and you love your penpal's spine-tingling tales. A new girl shows up at your school who reminds you of your penpal. You haven't received a letter since Hurricane Katrina. Is this your penpal?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MCM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Thomas, Leah

Summary: Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz's weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz would die without his pacemaker. Both hermits from society, the boys develop a fierce bond through letters that become a lifeline during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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

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

Summary: Eight-year-old Tyler is armed with strong faith and courage as he faces a battle against cancer. His prayers take the form of letters he sends to his ultimate pen pal, God, on a daily basis. These letters find their way into the hands of Tyler's postman, Brady, who is at a crossroads in his life, and is searching for meaning. Brady is at first is confused over what to do, but his decision...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vivendi Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LOV

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LOV

Bivald, Katarina

Summary: "Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to meet her pen pal, Amy. When she arrives, however, she finds that Amy's funeral has just ended. Luckily, the townspeople are happy to look after their bewildered tourist--even if they don't understand her peculiar need for books. Marooned in a farm town that's almost beyond repair, Sara starts a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BIV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BIV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bivald 2016

Hoban, Lillian.

Summary: Arthur compensates for having a bothersome younger sister by writing to his new pen pal, Sandy, who gives him a real surprise when she replies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1982

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Hoban 1976

Iwasa, Megumi

Summary: When Giraffe decides to write a letter and send it to the other side of the horizon, he finds a penguin pen pal and the two curious animals begin to exchange letters to try to learn more about each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gecko Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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