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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 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

Byers, Grace

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

Format: text

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

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Finck, Liana

Summary: "Passing for Human is what Finck calls 'a neurological coming-of-age story,' one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FIN

Neff, Kristin.

Summary: "A book that teaches readers how to silence self-criticism and replace it with self-compassion in order to fulfill our highest potential and live happier, more fulfilled lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 NEF

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Christopher was Auggie's best friend from the time they were babies until his family moved away; he was there through all of Auggie's surgeries and heartbreaks, through bad times and good. Alternating between childhood flashbacks and the present day, an especially bad day for Christopher, Pluto is the story of two boys grown apart learning that good friendships are worth a little extra effort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC PAL

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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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 Oversize, Call number: YA FIC BOT

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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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

Genhart, Michael

Summary: "A boy becomes upset when he is teased for having two dads, but viewing his friend's family (with a mom and a dad) as not all that different from his own, he realizes the best way to counter the ridicule is to be proud of who his fathers are and know that it is love that makes a family." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEN

Leng, Qin

Summary: "With beautifully composed watercolor illustrations, Qin Leng recalls her own childhood in this story about a little girl who has always been the smallest: smallest of the family, smallest in school, smallest in a crowd. The girl faces her own set of challenges, but her loving parents and an unexpected visitor might change her perception for good."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LEN

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been best friends ever since they met at a weight-loss camp as teens. When Emerson tragically passes away, she leaves one final wish for her best friends: to conquer the fears they still carry as adults. For each of them, that means something different. For Marley, it's coming to terms with the survivor's guilt she's carried around since her twin sister's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Rosenthal, Paris

Summary: "Encourages readers to accept and love themselves as they are and advises them to be confident, curious, adaptable, and willing to speak up." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

Brown, C. Brené

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In this work, the author, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of wholehearted living, a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2010

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Smith, Robin L.

Summary: Draws from the author's experiences of emotional and spiritual hunger to provide insight into finding true fulfillment beyond superficial needs, guiding readers to recognize, survive, and conquer spiritual emptiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 SMI

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

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Byers, Grace

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: This is a gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Steel, Danielle.

Summary: "Power Play takes readers into the boardrooms and playgrounds of top tier corporate America, exploring the costs of great power through the intersecting stories of three indelible women: a high-powered CEO, a long-time 'corporate wife,' and an aspiring artist struggling to raise a family with an absentee father. The lives of three women are linked in ways that none could have imagined. Fiona...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clipston, Amy.

Summary: After her mother dies and she and her father move in with her wealthy aunt and cousin, Emily struggles when her car-loving, tomboy identity and her way of expressing her faith clash with the expectations of others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldstein, Elisha

Summary: Goldstein believes that overcoming depression and uncovering happiness is in harnessing our brain's own natural antidepressant power and ultimately creating a more resilient antidepressant brain. In seven simple steps, she shows you how to take back control of your mind, your mood, and your life --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 GOLD

Howe, James

Summary: Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learns about love, loss, and staying true to herself as she navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from her grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, and endures gossip and meanness from her former best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Howe 2011

Lopshire, Robert.

Summary: Tired of doing tricks in a circus, a large spotted animal decides he wants to be something different such as a mouse, an elephant, or a giraffe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beginner Books 1986

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