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Johnson, Maureen

Summary: Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. Shortly after the school opened, his wife and daughter were kidnapped. The only real clue was a mocking riddle listing methods of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie deep into the sea, where they meet up with dolphins, sharks, and octopi as they search for the answer to an ancient riddle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Osborne 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: "Marie-Grace can't wait to begin her journey up the Mississippi River with her father. The steamboat they're traveling on is the biggest and fanciest boat Marie-Grace has ever seen. It's crowded with all sorts of interesting passengers, including Wilhelmina Newman, a girl her age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2012

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Aboff, Marcie.

Summary: Ben really wants to answer the riddle that would win him a big jar of jelly beans, but he is too shy to say it out loud.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2004

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

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As the new Keepers of the School, sixth-graders Ben and Jill must decipher a handful of clues written as maritime riddles to save their school from demolition by a greedy company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CLE

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CLE

Croggon, Alison

Summary: The further translation of a manuscript from the lost civilization of Edil-Amarandah which chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, a gifted Bard, as she seeks the answer to the Riddle of the Treesong and continues to battle the Dark forces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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

Camilleri, Andrea.

Summary: "In Treasure Hunt, Montalbano is hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building-- gun in hand-- to capture a pair of unlikely snipers. Shortly after, the inspector begins to receive cryptic messages in verse from someone challenging him to go on a 'treasure hunt.' Intrigued, he accepts, treating the messages as amusing riddles-- until they take a dangerous turn" -- from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Bannen, Megan

Summary: A slave with a secret past is forced to serve the exiled prince she loves as he risks his life in a desperate effort to forge a political marriage with a powerful and deadly princess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Burns, Marilyn

Summary: As two children take a walk with their grandfather, they use their counting skills to help answer a series of animal riddles. Includes related activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1996

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Holt, Tom

Summary: A man slays a dragon that had his girlfriend spirited away with a bread knife, while another man wakes up trapped in a jar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Thompson, Lauren

Summary: A sultan's daughter who loves numbers and riddles devises a plan to find the man who is best suited to be her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2001

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

Thompson, Lauren.

Summary: A sultan's daughter who loves numbers and riddles devises a plan to find the man who is best suited to be her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Rodda, Emily.

Summary: After a flying lizard carries off his little sister, Rowan of Rin and three companions are guided by a rhyming riddle on a journey to the land of their old enemy, the Zebak, in order to rescue her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2004

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Crossley-Holland, Kevin

Summary: Anouk, Ben and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on the golden island across the harbor. A mysterious and grizzled old man offers them passage on his boat, but only if they can solve seven vexing riddles. If they succeed, a strange and magical prize awaits them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tradewind Books 2016

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Macaulay, David.

Summary: Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1990

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MAC

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Macaulay 1990

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAC

Almhjell, Tone

Summary: After a mysterious key arrives for her, eleven-year-old Lin Rosenquist finds a crack in the cellar, a gate to the world of Sylver. This frozen realm is the home of every dead animal that ever loved a child. Lin is reunited with Rufus, thepet she buried under the rosebush and together they must find the missing Winter Prince in order to save Sylver from destruction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALM

Rodda, Emily.

Summary: When an ancient evil threatens to devastate Rin, overcoming its people with a fatal sleeping sickness, Rowan, with help from a tribe called the Travelers, must decipher a rhyming riddle in order to save the land and its inhabitants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ROD

Piper, Watty

Summary: The little blue engine encourages a clown, unable to ride his birthday bike, to keep trying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Platt & Munk 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Agee, Jon.

Summary: Mr. Putney has all sorts of animal friends with unusual names.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michael Di Capua Books/Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E AGE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AGE

Marzollo, Jean.

Summary: Shanna dresses up as the animal answer in these easy-to-read riddles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children 2004

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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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

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

Jackson, Richard

Summary: A puddle sits despairingly as she is trampled on by humans and animals alike until something miraculous happens that makes her feel worthwhile.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E JAC

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAC

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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