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Phelan, Matt

Summary: Yearning for adventure, the young Knights of the Round Table are drawn to Orkney, Scotland, where they face a kraken and other monsters, including Queen Margause and her son, Mordred.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Phelan, Matt

Summary: The scene: New York City. The dazzling lights cast shadows that grow ever darker as the glitzy prosperity of the Roaring Twenties screeches to a halt. Enter a cast of familiar characters: a young girl, Samantha White, returning after being sent away by her cruel stepmother, the Queen of the Follies, years earlier; her father, the King of Wall Street, who survives the stock market crash only to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 PHE

Phelan, Matt

Summary: With the realm at peace and few dragons about, the Knights of the Round Table are bored, so Merlin sends them to face the most terrible lizards of all--dinosaurs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PHE

Phelan, Matt

Summary: "A pig experiences adversity but in the end enjoys a perfect summer day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PHE

Phelan, Matt.

Summary: In Kansas in the year 1937, eleven-year-old Jack Clark faces his share of ordinary challenges: local bullies, his father's failed expectations, a little sister with an eye for trouble. But he also has to deal with the effects of the Dust Bowl, including rising tensions in his small town and the spread of a shadowy illness. Certainly a case of "dust dementia" would explain who (or what) Jack has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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Phelan, Matt

Summary: Henry bonds with a young Buster Keaton over games of baseball while the latter summers locally with a troupe of vaudeville performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 PHE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 PHE

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC PHE

Phelan, Matt.

Summary: Challenged with circling the world at the end of the nineteenth century, three very different adventurers--avid bicyclist Thomas Stevens, fearless reporter Nellie Bly, and retired sea captain Joshua Slocum--embark on epic journeys.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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Birdsall, Jeanne.

Summary: When a big wind blows her annoying little brother away, Flora decides to save him despite the many tempting offers she gets for him from, among others, a cloud, an eagle, the man in the moon, and the wind itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Birdsall 2010

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Wendell goes looking for a walrus, but finds a new friend, instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: Portrays George Washington as a shy boy who wasn't afraid of anything except talking to people, but who grew up to lead an army against the British and serve as president of the new nation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Washington 2009

Spinelli, Eileen.

Summary: In a series of poems, Diana writes about her life, both before and after her father loses his job and she and her family move far away to live with Grandpa Joe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2007

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Yolen, Jane

Summary: A young boy, seeing that Moon is lonely, sends up a kite to cheer her then, after growing up and learning many things, he becomes the first human to visit her. Dedicated to Neil Armstrong and written in recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the firstU.S. moon landing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YOL

Mazer, Anne.

Summary: Two fine writers put their heads together and came up with an equally fine guide to their craft for beginners. Avoiding traditional chapters, the coauthors address issues by turns in short personal takes. Mazer speaks to beginnings, for example, while Potter tackles endings; and both have diverting things to say about everything that happens in between.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RB Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.02 MAZ

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.02 Mazer 2010

Park, Linda Sue

Summary: Xander Panda's plan to host a panda party falls through, since he is the only panda at the zoo, but when he extends the invitation to all of the bears, complications ensue. Includes author's note on the wonders of the animal kingdom and the international effort to save pandas from extinction.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Patron, Susan

Summary: Having reached the mature age of eleven in the tiny California town of Hard Pan (population 43), Lucky discovers that there is still much to learn about friendship, parental trust, and the Milky Way galaxy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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

Summary: Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 COM

Knudsen, Michelle

Summary: Trying to be patient as one of the only kids in her class who has not been chosen by a pet monster, little Marilyn decides to search for her monster even though she is supposed to wait to let a monster choose her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KNU

Reid, Aimee

Summary: "Mister Rogers is one of the most beloved television personalities ever, but before he was the man who brought us "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", he was just little Freddie Rogers. You Are My Friend tells how Fred was a sickly and lonely child. At school,he was bullied and had trouble making friends and expressing his feelings. His parents and grandparents encouraged Fred to ask for help and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROG