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Kranz, Linda

Summary: After exploring his ocean home and seeing many different types of sea life, a young fish named Adri talks to his parents and learns that differences make the world colorful and beautiful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KRA
Call number: E Kra

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Kranz 2011

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Summary: "Very short for her age, Julia grows into her sense of self while playing a munchkin in a summer regional theater production of The Wizard of Oz"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harvey, Amanda.

Summary: Self-conscious about its ears, a dog tries doing a number of things to make them look better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Book for Young Readers 2002

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Yamada, Kobi

Summary: "How will you know what's possible if you don't try? This is a story for anyone who has ever felt like a beginner, or had doubts, or worried they weren't good enough. It's a story for those who have experienced the pain of trying something new and not having it turn out as they had hoped. So, in many ways, it is a sotry for every one of us. Because at some point in our lives, we will all fail....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG YAM

Noor, Nabela

Summary: Zubi, a happy Bangladeshi girl, is excited about her first day of school, but at breakfast she is puzzled by her mother and older sister worrying about being "too big," and even at school she hears other people criticizing each other's bodies, and she starts to worry that maybe something is wrong with how she looks--until her declaration at dinner that she is on a diet makes her family realize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Boteju, Tanya

Summary: Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival, Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Taddonio, Lea

Summary: It's not easy being the youngest of three kids, especially when you're a vampire who hasn't gotten his fangs yet. Colin isn't even allowed to sleep in a coffin yet and his big sisters tease him about being a baby. Fed up, he decides to run away, but the world isn't as kind to monsters outside of Shiverwood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cooner, Donna D. (Donna Danell)

Summary: Maisie Fernandez has just about convinced herself that she does not care about her weight or her looks, or about only having one friend in Fort Collins High School (nerdy Owen Carpenter), but "Sienna", the internet profile she creates, is beautiful, skinny, and confident; the profile is part of her plan to humiliate the popular kids who bully and make fun of her, but suddenly the deception gets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Forester, Victoria (Victoria Lakeman)

Summary: When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliantand wealthy Conrad to escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Stone, Tamara Ireland

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Samantha has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off. When Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret. Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner, and she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Levine, Gail Carson.

Summary: In a land where beauty and singing are valued above all else, Aza eventually comes to reconcile her unconventional appearance and her magical voice, and learns to accept herself for who she truly is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Murray, Martine

Summary: Molly longs for normalcy but when her mother accidentally turns herself into a tree, Molly must embrace all the things she has tried to run away from.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MUR

Colfer, Chris

Summary: A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not only saved his life, they helped him see that he is not so very different after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Schoonmaker, Elizabeth.

Summary: Eulah the cat is square and, while she longs to be round like other cats, her friends show her the benefits of the shape that she has.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Schoonmaker 2011

Watkins, Rowboat

Summary: "A picture book about a mermaid named Mabel, who unlike the rest of her family does not have a moustache, and the seven-armed octopus who becomes her friend and helps her see that she is just right the way she is"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAT

Anderson, Laura Ellen

Summary: A young boy is frustrated because he is smaller than all his friends, but eventually he realizes that size does not matter when it comes to friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

Guerrero, Tanya

Summary: Moving to the Philippines with his zoologist mother, twelve-year-old Pablo struggles with anxiety while his mother fosters an orphaned child with a facial anomaly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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Steers, Billy

Summary: After seeing a plane flying through the sky, Mac the tractor decides that he wants to fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Miller, Sam J.

Summary: A bullied gay teen boy with an eating disorder believes he's developed super powers via starvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his clasassmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAL

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Palacio 2012

Grover, Lorie Ann

Summary: Rhyming text and colorful illustratons remind young reader to love everything about themselves, from the top of their heads to the tips of their toes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD GRO

Robinson, Christian

Summary: Illustrations and easy-to-read text remind the reader that no matter what happens or how one feels, he or she matters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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