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Fisher, Catherine

Summary: To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FIS

Bright, J. E.

Summary: Three crooks have escaped from Prison Island. Can the cops catch them before they get to shore? Find out in this funny, action-packed adventure!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2016

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

Silber, Joan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in Harlem, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them. Reyna knows her relationship with Boyd isn't perfect, yet she sees him through a three-month stint at Riker's Island, their bond growing tighter. Kiki, now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Shabazz, IIyasah

Summary: "In Charlestown State Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares while surviving life in a place unfit for humans, Malcolm drifts through his days, picking fights with fellow inmates and avoiding his family. But when he's introduced to the prison library, Malcolm realizes that the key to his freedom was within him all along. Now his dreams are not just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Foxlee, Karen

Summary: Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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

Soontornvat, Christina

Summary: "A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice. All light in Chattana is created by one man--the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city. For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the magical lights represent freedom, and he dreams of the day he will be able to walk among them. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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Bliss, Bryan

Summary: "Toby and Luke are best friends, bound by a goal of leaving their hometown for Luke's wrestling scholarship, but a series of events during their senior year will test their resolve"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Flanagan, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

Brookes, Maggie

Summary: "Inspired by a true story, a daring deception plunges a courageous and desperate young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. Czechoslovakia, 1944 In the dead of night a farm girl and a British soldier creep through abandoned villages. Izabela and prisoner-of-war Bill have secretly married, and are on the run, searching for Izabela's brother and father, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BRO

Maas, Sarah J.

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: After she has served a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAA
Call number: YA FIC MAS

Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Summary: Kiandra Watanaboneset reluctantly takes charge when she, her brothers Enu and Edwy, and some young friends are captured by Enforcers and sent to a prison on the planet Zacadi.

Format: text

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT SF Haddix 2018

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: When the Imagination Station sends time-traveling cousins Patrick and Beth to a ship that is captured by the British during the Revolutionary War, they are befriended by James Forten, a free Black of Philadelphia, and help save the life of an imprisoned boy dying of scurvy. Includes a secret word puzzle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hering

Birtha, Becky

Summary: Children who have a parent in prison express their feelings of sadness, anger, worry, and embarrassment and suggest that talking to others and keeping in contact with the missing parent helps them deal with the situation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIR

Keneally, Thomas.

Summary: "Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice is a young woman living on her father-in-law's farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

May, James L.

Summary: "Solovetsky occupies the island site of a former monastery in the White Sea. Here, hundreds of miles from civilization, and with a skeleton crew of secret-policemen in charge, some prisoners are consigned to all kinds of forced labor and others sit at comfortable desks in administrative or cultural positions. With the brutal winter fast approaching, Tolya Bogomolov, a young mathematician...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction May 2020

Lu, Marie

Summary: Mara has fallen to the Karensa Federation's tyranny. Its destruction has unleashed Talin's worst nightmare: her friends are scattered; her mother held captive by the Premier; and she was forced to betray her fellow Strikers. Now she is the Federation's most deadly war machine: a Skyhunter. The link between Red and Talin may be weak, but it could be the only hope to salvage their past and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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Crossan, Sarah

Summary: With little money or support, Joe Moon, seventeen, travels to Texas to help the older brother he barely knows through his last few weeks before being executed for murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

Natusch, Amber Lynn

Summary: Kylene is determined to prove her FBI agent father innocent of murder. Moving in with her grandfather, she returns to the town where she was involved in a scandal two years before-- and to the boy who betrayed her. But someone won't let her forget the photo scandal that drove her out of town. As the threats gain momentum, Ky finds an unlikely ally in the rookie FBI agent sent to keep an eye on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2018

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

Baskin, Nora Raleigh

Summary: Eleven-year-old Ruby Danes has a real best friend for the first time ever, but agonizes over whether or not to tell her a secret she has never shared with anyone--that her mother has been in prison since Ruby was five--and over whether to express her anger to her mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BAS

Norton, Carla.

Summary: "Reeve LeClaire is a college student, dammit, not Daryl Wayne Flint's victim. Not anymore-not when Reeve is finally recovering a life of her own after four years of captivity. Flint is safely locked up in Olshaker Psychiatric Hospital, where he belongs. He is walking the grounds of the forensic unit, performing his strange but apparently harmless rituals. It seems that he is still suffering the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Pava, Sergio de la

Summary: "From the author of the acclaimed, PEN/Bingham Prize-winning A Naked Singularity; a shockingly hilarious novel that tackles, with equal aplomb, both America's most popular sport and its criminal justice system. From Paterson, New Jersey to Rikers Island to the streets of New York City, Sergio De La Pava's Lost Empress introduces readers to a cast of characters unlike any other in modern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAV

London, Jack

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Grigsby, Sean

Summary: A floating prison is home to Earth's unwanted people, where they are forgotten ... but not yet dead, in this wild science fiction adventureDeep space penal colony Oubliette, population: scum. Lena "Horror" Horowitz leads the Daughters of Forgotten Light, one of three vicious gangs fighting for survival on Oubliette. Their fragile truce is shaken when a new shipment arrives from Earth carrying a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Koestler, Arthur

Summary: Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOE

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