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Reidy, Jean

Summary: "A cast of animal characters are building a brand new playground in a local park and each day of the week contains a different construction plan. The construction project comes together for a rhyming walking tour of a neighborhood, where young readers can learn the days of the week while watching everyone work as a team!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD REI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REI

Kuefler, Joseph

Summary: One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom ... Everyone except for Lennox ... because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KUE

Shofner, Melissa Raé

Summary: The playground is a great place to hang out with friends. Fun and games at the playground are even better when everyone uses good manners. In this book, readers will learn about taking turns on the slide, sharing snacks, and making new friends. Familiar situations and bright illustrations will keep reluctant readers interested. Age-appropriate text and a picture glossary foster reading...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press/The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN SHO

Sattler, Jennifer Gordon

Summary: A group of fun-loving animal friends demonstrate such concepts as above/below and over/under while enjoying a playground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SAT

Miranda, Anne

Summary: "An unruly gang of sixteen geometric shapes gets tangled in the neighborhood jungle gym until their friend comes to their rescue and order is restored"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MIR

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Earth Day is coming, and Kylie Jean and the other second graders decide that the perfect way to celebrate is to clean up and beautify the school playground--and the whole town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Wight, Eric

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: After visiting the Natural HIstory Museum with his family, Frankie Pickle convinces his fourth-grade classmates to help him dig for dinosaur bones at recess but first they must convince the fifth-graders to find another place to play. Comic strip illustrations are interspersed throughout the text.

Format: text

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

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Gorbachev, Valeri.

Summary: On their first visit to a playground, two little chickens are afraid to play until a beaver helps them go down the slide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North-South Books 2001

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Dean, James

Summary: When Pete the cat discovers that the school playground is in poor condition, he designs a new one and gets a construction crew to build it, but even when things go wrong he comes up with a solution.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dean 2015

Dean, James

Summary: Collects seven stories featuring Pete the cat, including "Pete at the Beach" in which, while visiting the beach with his family, Pete enjoys collecting shells and building a sand castle but resists going into the water or accepting a surfing lesson from Bob, despite the heat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Dean, James

Summary: Collects seven stories featuring Pete the cat, including "Pete at the Beach" in which, while visiting the beach with his family, Pete enjoys collecting shells and building a sand castle but resists going into the water or accepting a surfing lesson from Bob, despite the heat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE PET

Roth, Philip.

Summary: "Published together for the first time as the author intended, Nemeses is a quartet of novels whose terrain is the human body and whose subject, the common experience that terrifies us all"--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Hall, Michael

Summary: As four very different letters arrive at the playground, each makes the next feel unwelcome, but once they begin to swing together, they have a wonderful time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAL

Hout, Mies van

Summary: Two friends decide to go to the playground and take an extraordinary journey to get there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lemniscaat 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOU

Copeland, Cynthia L.

Summary: A young boy, catching a glimpse of different construction vehicles as they approach their work site, urges each to get busy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2003

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Roth, Philip.

Summary: Roth's "Nemesis" is the story of a wartime polio epidemic in the summer of 1944 and the effect it has on a closely knit, family-oriented Newark community and its children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Cadenhead, MacKenzie

Summary: "The Sandman camps out in Central Park...and it's no picnic! Monkey bars and mayhem are in store for Spider-Man and Squirrel Girl when they try and stop Sandman from taking over New York City!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Evans, Nate.

Summary: While designing and constructing a playground, a building crew of dinosaurs introduces the letters from A to Z.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE EVA

Preller, James

Summary: Third-graders Deon, Kym, Lizzy, and Connor, armed with Miss Zips' persuasive tips, set out to convince the PTA to use their cash surplus to put a "buddy bench" on the playground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PRE

Becker, Kate M.

Summary: Dreaming of a day when there will be a real playground in her own neighborhood, a little girl is ecstatic when she learns that a local playground has been planned, in a story inspired by the construction of the first playground built by the KaBOOM! national nonprofit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEC

DePaola, Tomie

Summary: When Andy and Sandy first meet at the playground, they are cautious of one another, but soon find a way to become friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR Green DePaola 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE DEP

Richards, Chuck

Summary: Jerry's imaginative dad likes to build things, but when the jungle gym that started out fun grows out of control, Jerry's fear of heights--and the zoo animals and mobs of people the gym attracts--give Jerry the jitters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Company 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Kyung, Hyewon

Summary: "A group of young dinosaurs builds a seesaw and takes turns playing on it until the bossy, big, and TERRIBLE Tyrannosaurus interrupts their game in a fit of temper. All ends well, though, when Mom steps in and encourages a peaceful and a productive end to the conflict. Hyewon Kyung's detailed and humorous illustrations will capture the attention of dinosaur fans, and a dinosaur information...

Format: text

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

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Kuefler, Joseph

Summary: One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom. Well, everyone except for Lennox, she wanted to rule the playground, too.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

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