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Cody, Matthew.

Summary: Soon after moving to Noble's Green, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Daniel learns that his new friends have super powers that they will lose when they turn thirteen, unless he can use his brain power to protect them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Small but fast twelve-year-old Will Tyler, an avid football player in the down-and-out town of Forbes, Pennsylvania, takes matters into his own hands to try and finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Federle, Tim

Summary: When E.T.: The Musical closes, Nate reluctantly returns home to begin high school and, with his best friend, Libby, makes a project of turning Dickens' Great Expectations into a musical.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Woodruff, Elvira.

Summary: In 1853, in letters to his older brother, eleven-year-old Levi describes his adventures in the Pennsylvania countryside with his black friend Jupiter and his experiences with the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Woodruff

Paulsen, Gary.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paulsen 2010

Kay, Verla.

Summary: Simple rhyming text presents the everyday life of a young girl, living on a Pennsylvania farm in the early eighteenth century, who is quickly outgrowing her dress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Kay

Cody, Matthew.

Summary: Soon after moving to Noble's Green, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Daniel learns that his new friends have super powers that they will lose when they turn thirteen, unless he can use his brain power to protect them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Science Fiction, Call number: JT SF Cody 2011

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: Returning to her hometown of Catawissa, Pennsylvania, in 1867 to marry a man she has never met, seventeen-year-old Verity Boone gets caught up in the a mystery surrounding the graves of her mother and aunt and a dangerous hunt for Revolutionary-era gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Spi

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT FICTION Spinelli 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Nine-year-old Liz accompanies the stranger who is her father, just returned from the war, when he goes hunting for crows in Pennsylvania farmland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Lowry 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOW

Spinelli, Jerry

Summary: When the school assigns each eighth-grader the name of a teenager who died in the past year as a lesson in mortality, Worm Tarnauer, who thrives on being invisible, doesn't count on Becca Finch, the seventeen-year-old car crash victim who changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Sorensen, Virginia Eggertsen

Summary: Marly and her family share many adventures when they move from the city to a farmhouse on Maple Hill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1989

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: J FICTION SOR

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alender, Katie

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Cordelia and her family move into the house they just inherited in Pennsylvania, a former insane asylum the locals call Hysteria Hall--unfortunately the house does not want defiant girls like Delia, so it kills her, and as she wanders the house, meeting the other ghosts and learning the dark secrets of the Hall, she realizes that she has to find a way to save her sister,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rocklin, Joanne

Summary: "This middle-grade novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952-53. The protagonist is Franny, a young girl of imagination, curiosity, and stubbornness. While recovering from polio, she begins a correspondence with a flea named Fleabrain"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Matson, Morgan.

Summary: "Taylor Edwards' family might not be the closest-knit--everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled--but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains. Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012

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Rand, Johnathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioCraft Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC RAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JFIC RAN BASKET

Schlitz, Laura Amy.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself--because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: Frank and Joe investigate a series of robberies in Philadelphia. A trip to the circus stirs the boys' senses -- and suspicions. Frank, Joe, and their friends head to Philadelphia to catch a performance of Aerocirque, an amazing circus act with a twist -- the acrobats swing and flip from helicopters high in the air! But all is not well in the City of Brotherly Love. The other show in town is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: When a Philadelphia girl intercepts a message about an impending British attack against her father's regiment, commanded by General Washington, in White Marsh, she travels alone by horseback to warn the Patriot army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: During the Revolutionary War, a Jewish soldier from Poland lights the menorah on the first night of Hanukkah and tells General George Washington the story of the Maccabees and the miracle that Hanukkah celebrates. Based on factual events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC KRE

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