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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BOW

Méndez, Jasminne

Summary: A novel-in-verse about a 12-year-old Dominican American girl who must keep her love of swimming a secret from her mother, is diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis, and is forced to reimagine the person she is to become.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2023

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

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

Emmich, Val

Summary: At school, Tegan Everly is known simply as the girl with the hand. She's usually only her outspoken self with her friend Neel, and right now they're not exactly talking. When Tegan is ambushed by her mom with a truth she can't face, she flees home in a snowstorm, finding refuge at a forgotten local attraction: the tiny Thomas Edison museum. In walks Mac Durant, a gifted athlete, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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

Sumner, Jamie

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Ellie reluctantly agrees to enter a beauty pageant with her best friend Coralee, the director seems determined to feature Ellie and her wheelchair, so she must find a way to participate on her own terms, all while saving her friendship and forming a better relationship with her divorced dad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Fife Lake

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

Plohl, Igor

Summary: Lucas the lion learns how to live life with a phsyical disability with help from his friends and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PLO

Plohl, Igor

Summary: "Lucas the Lion discovers the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PLO

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 Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Patterson 2018

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

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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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Draper 2010

Ho, Carina

Summary: "Welcome to Sametown where everyone and everything is ... well ... the same. Except our protagonist: Mighty Mara! She's a little different. While her classmates sign up and ready their performances for the school talent show, Mara musters up the courage to also sign up--but unlike the others, she's going to dance, dance, dance! The only problem is, everyone encourages her not to! Mara won't let...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paw Prints Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HO

Walz, Jason

Summary: A galaxy away from her twin brother Wyatt, Sam must find a way to resist her captors and hold onto her humanity, while Wyatt leads a ragtag army to bring the fight straight to the alien overlords.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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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: Vintage 2012

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Gehl, Laura

Summary: May is the founder and sole owner of Word Saver, Inc. She solves problems on her own. However, when a tornado threatens the town, May quickly realizes that teamwork may be the word of the day.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEH

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 Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Burnett 1987

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

Ostler, Scott

Summary: Orphaned thirteen year-old Carlos learns what it truly means to be a teammate when he must help save his new wheelchair basketball team's gym from destruction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OST

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fletcher, Tom

Summary: "Move over, Rudolph! It's time for the Christmasaurus to lead Santa's sleigh. The Christmasaurus is a dinosaur who lives with Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole. More than anything, he wants to fly with Santa's reindeer on Christmas Eve! But no matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to figure out how to fly. . . . Until one Christmas Eve, when he meets a young boy in a wheelchair who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: JE FLE

Bowling, Dusti

Summary: Eight-year-old Aven Green is despondent when she does not master the piano in one day, but with new inspiration from guitarist Mr. Tom, who is armless like her, along with a special gift from her great-grandma, Aven learns she does not need to be perfect to perform.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square Kids 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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 East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pat

Catchpole, James

Summary: Imagine you were asked the same question again and again throughout your life... Imagine if it was a question that didn't bring about the happiest of memories... This is the experience of one-legged Joe, a child who just wants to have fun in the playground... Constantly seen first for his disability, Joe is fed up of only ever being asked about his leg. All he wants to do is play Pirates. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber & Faber Limited 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAT

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

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