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Smith, Tyler James

Summary: After a prank gone horribly wrong-- and accidentally burning down a bowling alley with his cousin and best friend, Charlie-- Moses is sentenced to "volunteer" as a camp counselor. He needs to prove to the authorities-- and to himself-- that he isn't a worthless jerk who belongs in jail. But tragedy seems to follow Moses wherever he goes, and this time it might just stop him in his tracks. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wallace, Rich

Summary: When the team goalie is injured during the soccer match, seventh-grader Griffin is called on to switch positions and play goal for the remainder of the season--and the playoffs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Steele, Michael Anthony.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Ryan Barnes is youngest skater in a group on an international tour to South America, but a Argentinian team, led by an older skater and named Arsenio, is determined to win at any cost--including getting Ryan and his friends into serious trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Korman, Gordon

Summary: Dedicated slacker Cameron Boxer thinks he has found gamer heaven: playing video games online for an audience (and money); but the Positive Action Group (the club he created to keep his parents off his back) keeps getting in the way with meetings and fund-raisers for worthy causes, and his friends keep turning to him for plans and girlfriend advice, plus Elvis the beaver is back chewing on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Mullarkey, Lisa

Summary: This is eight-year-old Carly's first summer at Storm Cliff Stables horse camp, and she is already having a hard time following all the rules, so when she finds a garter snake and decides to keep it as a pet, she needs to keep it a secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lester, Helen.

Summary: When accidents happen to Murdley Gurdson, they are usually his own fault, but when a bird lays an egg on Murdley's head one day, he tries hard to find someone else to blame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E LES

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Cronin, Doreen.

Summary: A skill-building reader starring Worm finds him taking a turn caring for a class pet gnat that accidentally escapes from its tank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jasper quit his school football team after blowing a big play, which is giving him a lot of time to get into trouble with his friends--but when he is allowed to rejoin the team rather than face detention he finds that everybody is mad at him: his teammates because he quit, and his friends because he is avoiding punishment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Winkler, Henry

Summary: Rescuing a Dachshund from an animal shelter after convincing his skeptical father to get the family a dog, Hank struggles to prove his trustworthiness after his new canine friend gets loose at the park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When Ms. Alex is called away from the classroom, she leaves Yasmin in charge, but the other children just ignore her and start acting silly and noisy--until Yasmin thinks up a way to motivate them to finish the math assignment, quietly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gallagher, Diana G.

Summary: When Kyle's dog Rex finds three tiny kittens, Kyle and Mia undertake the responsibility of caring for the babies, locating their mother, and finding homes for all four.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GAL

Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Summary: Zeke wants to bring home the class hamster, so to prove that he is responsible he promises his mother that he will take care of the family dog for a whole week--after that it is one disaster after another.

Format: text

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

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Staniszewski, Anna

Summary: Middle-schooler Lexi has always tried to keep the chaos under control by keeping to a carefully planned schedule, but today things have just gone wrong: her little brother is back in the hospital because of his twisted-up insides, she is late for school, and her best friend Cassa is hanging out with the new girl; but when she finds a bag of four wishing stones in the antique shop and wishes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STA

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: No pets are allowed in the apartment where Suzannah and her family live, so she volunteers at a local pet shelter and plays with the dogs and cats there--but when a child whose family is moving brings in her pet guinea pig, Jelly Bean, Suzannah promises that she will find him the perfect home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

Nix, Garth.

Summary: Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday-- the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges-- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Kevin Simon is a skateboarder with two friends who keep getting him into trouble but when, as a punishment, his parents assign him to work for old Mr. Belmont cleaning up his property, Kevin finds that hard work sometimes has its own rewards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Davies, Stephen

Summary: After carrying a bowl of milk on her head across dunes and the River Niger, and even up a mountain, without spilling a drop despite many distractions, Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at the grasslands to give her father his lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Adams, Diane

Summary: A girl finds a baby duckling, and discovers that love is taking care of something that needs you, and also knowing when to let it go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Ada

John, Jory

Summary: A boy steadfastly blames everything from messy homework to a dirty face on inanimate objects until they visit his dreams, reminding him that he must take responsibility for his mistakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Berenstain, Stan

Summary: Members of the Bear family try to solve their problems without playing the blame game of arguing over who is responsible for every disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Harbo, Christopher L.

Summary: "When Green Lantern recites his oath, he promises to do his best. He practices self-control and uses his power ring only when necessary. He is diligent and perseveres in his fight against villains like Star Sapphire and Sinestro. Green Lantern is responsible!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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