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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

Messner, Kate

Summary: From multiple perspectives, tells of a time capsule project and the middle schoolers who contribute, including future journalist Nora Tucker and newcomer Elidee Jones, whose brother is in the local prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Pursued by a killer cyborg tank and surrounded by snakes that spit fire, teenage friends Zak and Erro the furling from the planet Quom, must figure out a way to survive if they are ever to escape from the prison planet called Alcatraz--a situation they are in because they stowed away on a space ship they did not know was headed here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Dahl, Michael

Summary: When Zak, a human teenager from Earth Base Zeta, and his teenage Furling friend, Erro, stowed away on a military spacecraft they thought they were going to see a space battle--instead they ended up on the prison planet, Alcatraz, and now they are being pursued by the prison's killer drones through a jungle which may be just as deadly as any drone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Captured by the sadistic guards of the prison planet Alcatraz, the two teenage friends, Zak, and the alien Erro, are placed in bottomless cages hovering over a sea of poison acid and if they fall asleep or lose their grip they will fall to their deaths--and Zak will need all of his ingenuity if he is going to figure out a way to save himself and his friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAL

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Zak Nine, his alien friend Erro, and another prisoner have found a small spacecraft and if they can dodge the missiles that the guards are firing after them perhaps they can finally escape from planet Alcatraz; but there is something wrong with the stars in front of them--they are not really stars at all, and now they find themselves confronted by Alcatraz's biggest secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

Sims, Guy A.

Summary: While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 MYE

Sonneborn, Scott

Summary: Batman gets inside the prison where the Penguin is held to stop him from unleashing his new army of criminals on Gotham City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Sonneborn 2014

Fisher, Catherine

Summary: After his escape from the sentient prison, Incarceron, Finn finds that the Realm is not at all what he expected, and he does not know whether he is to be its king, how to free his imprisoned friends, or how to stop Incarceron's quest to be free of its own nature.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

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

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Blinded by heavy mist, a misstep causes Erro to plunge into a deep canyon where he is caught by one of the giants who is imprisoned there while Zak is plucked off the cliff ledge by a different giant--but the giants are not friendly, and while they are discussing whether to give the boys to the Alcatraz guards or turn them into lunch, Zak comes up with a way to escape either fate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAH

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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Dahl, Michael

Summary: Zak has been captured and sent to Planet Alcatraz's "Monster Zoo" where the inmates are forced to fight for the entertainment of the Overseers--but Erro is still free and he is determined to use all his Quom survival skills to rescue is human friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2020

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Smith, Alexander Gordon

Summary: When fourteen-year-old Alex is framed for murder, he becomes an inmate in the Furnace Penitentiary, where brutal inmates and sadistic guards reign, boys who disappear in the middle of the night sometimes return weirdly altered, and escape might just be possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2010

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

Stoner, Tammy Lynne

Summary: It's 1923 in Midland, Texas, and Miss Dara falls in love with her best friend--who also happens to be a girl. Terrified, Miss Dara takes a job at the Imperial State Prison Farm for men. Once there, she befriends inmate and soon-to-be legendary blues singer Lead Belly, who sings his way out (true story)--but only after he makes her promise to free herself from her own prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Hen Press 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: "Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin. Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ATW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atwood 2015

Siegel, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIE

Title, Elise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TIT

Groot, Tracy

Summary: Three young Confederates and an entire town come face-to-face with Andersonville Prison's atrocities and learn the cost of compassion, when withheld and when given.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Wall, Carolyn D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wall 2012

Fisher, Catherine

Summary: After his escape from the sentient prison, Incarceron, Finn finds that the Realm is not at all what he expected, and he does not know whether he is to be its king, how to free his imprisoned friends, or how to stop Incarceron's quest to be free of its own nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Swierczynski, Duane.

Summary: "The second of three high-energy thrillers arriving back-to-back from cult crime fiction sensation Duane Swierczynski. After barely walking away with his life from a shootout that will go down in Hollywood history, ex-cop Charlie Hardie discovers things can, in fact, get even worse. He is kidnapped by a team of team of undercover operatives and forced to stand guard over an underground prison...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI

Abrahams, Peter

Summary: A young woman who hopes to give up her bartending job to become a successful writer, Ivy Seidel falls under the spell of Vance Harrow, convicted for a terrible crime, while teaching writing to inmates at a maximum security prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Carey, M. R.

Summary: On a heroin bender, Jess Moulson set fire to her apartment complex. A ten-year-old boy died in the fire. Sentenced to spend the rest of her life in Fellside, a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire, Jess is haunted by the ghost of the boy she killed, as well as all the mistakes she has made in her life. When Jess decides not to run drugs for a fellow prisoner is she on the road...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Ward, J. R.

Summary: The location of the glymera's notorious prison camp was lost after the raids. When a freak accident provides Nyx clues to where her sister may still be doing time, she becomes determined to find the secret subterranean labyrinth. Embarking on a journey under the earth, she learns a terrible truth -- and meets a male who changes everything forever. The Jackal has been in the camp for so long he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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