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Bowling, Dusti

Summary: New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2017

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Mitchell, Saundra.

Summary: In 1917, Kate Witherspoon, who has lived a bohemian life with her artist parents, goes to Los Angeles where she meets crippled midwestern farm boy Julian Birch, another runaway, and together they realize they have the ability to triumph over death and time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: An anthology of stories in various genres, each featuring disabled characters and written by disabled creators. The collection includes stories of interstellar war, a journey to Persia, a dating debacle. The teenaged characters reflect diverse colors, genders, and orientations-- without obscuring the realities of their disabilities. -- adapted from jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Arnold, David

Summary: Teens Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco sit in separate police interrogation rooms telling about the misfits who brought them together and their journey sparked by a message in an urn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Childrens Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Summary: Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1987

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie's family is feeling the stress of the troubled economy, and Nate is frantic because his best friend Abby is going blind, so when he gets a chance to win a million dollars if he can complete a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game, he is nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

Patterson, James

Summary: "While on a mission to win the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic regional competition, New York middle schooler Jamie Grimm copes with rival comics and bullies, a buddy in trouble, and a sudden family emergency, all with a sense of humor and a loyal group of friends"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pat

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bloor, Edward

Summary: Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2006

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Winters, Cat

Summary: Told from separate viewpoints, Odette returns in 1909 after a two-year absence, promising to rescue her disabled sister, Tru, from the monsters they were taught to believe in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Railsback, Lisa.

Summary: Firm in her belief that her missing parents will return to the bombed-out circus camp where she lives with a group of "leftover" children, ten-year-old Babo has no desire to leave her war-torn country.

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 RAI

Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Sachar, Louis

Summary: When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thomas, Leah

Summary: " Ollie and Moritz might never meet, but their friendship knows no bounds. Their letters carry on as Ollie embarks on his first road trip away from the woods--no easy feat for a boy allergic to electricity--and Moritz decides which new school would best suit an eyeless boy who prefers to be alone. Along the way they meet other teens like them, other products of strange science who lead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2010

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Young, Suzanne

Summary: "A girl struggles to take care of her younger brother with special needs while confronting her own anger issues"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2016

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

Patterson, James

Summary: Teaching other kids how to be funny is the toughest gig that Jamie Grimm has ever had, and with the highest stakes. If he fails, his school library will be shut down for good! Even though he has a national contest trophy and a TV show under his belt, Jamie Grimm isn't one to sit back and relax. When his school has a major funding crisis, Jamie hits on a bright idea to save the day--a comedy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Summary: Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: J Fiction Bur

Green, Tim

Summary: After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Berk, Josh.

Summary: When Will Halpin transfers from his all-deaf school into a mainstream Pennsylvania high school, he faces discrimination and bullying, but still manages to solve a mystery surrounding the death of a popular football player in his class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred. A. Knopf 2010

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Lord, Cynthia.

Summary: Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lor

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lor

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lord

Van Draanen, Wendelin.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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Webb, Amy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Five-year-old Charley gets teased for daydreaming and drawing more than his friends, but when he meets Emma, who is physically different, he needs help remembering that being different is okay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Roxy for a school project and learns about her family life as someone with special needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR