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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Tam is new to the cheer squad, and from the first day of practice Maren, the squad captain, seems determined to make her look unprepared and incompetent--but with the backing of a new friend she finally finds the courage to stand up to the bullying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Kane, Kim

Summary: A young fox named Ginger Green loves to invite friends over to her house to play, but her new friend Skye is very shy and Skye's father comes with her, which is a little weird--but after awhile Skye gains enough confidence to encourage him to leave her alone with Ginger.

Format: text

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

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Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cornelia lives in New York City and is the daughter of world-famous pianists--a legacy that should feel fabulous, but instead feels just plain lonely. She surrounds herself with dictionaries and other books to isolate herself from the outside world. But when a glamorous writer named Virginia Somerset moves next door with her servant Patel and mischievous French bulldog named...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Blume 2008

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jake is a top scorer on the Tyndall Tigers, in fact you might say that basketball is in his blood, but when it comes to free throws he has a problem--he gets nervous and cannot seem to make them in a game situation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Sauer, Tammi

Summary: "Wordy Birdy loves to talk, but will she ever learn to listen?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: When eighth grade basketball player Shaena suffers a concussion in a game, she finds herself sidelined two weeks before the big game--and as she watches her team practice with the new freshman player, Shaena, who is used to being the star, starts to worry that by the time she recovers she will no longer be needed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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

Cervantes, Angela

Summary: Can Lety find her voice before it's too late? Lety Muñoz's first language is Spanish, and she likes to take her time putting her words together. She loves volunteering at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter because the dogs and cats there don't care if she can't always find the right word. When the shelter needs a volunteer to write animal profiles, Lety jumps at the chance. But grumpy classmate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC CER

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

Bowe, Julie

Summary: Victoria Torres is new to middle school and she decides that being a cheerleader is the key to popularity--but the competition is stiff, especially since it includes the awful, bossy Annelise and even with the support of her best friend, Bea, Victoria needs to work on both her cartwheels and her confidence.

Format: text

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

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

Higgins, Ryan T.

Summary: As the only T. rex in her school, Penelope is often overlooked but when she loses her confidence after signing up for the school talent show, her father and some friends help her find her courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HIG

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader Tamaya Jackson is captain on her gymnastics team, but she sometimes feels like her coach spends a lot more time with the other gymnasts, and that she is expected to do more with less help--and an interview with the local TV station only makes matters worse when it focuses on her and makes her teammates jealous, so somehow Tamaya and the others must pull it all together because a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thirteen-year old Ben Malone is the son of the head groundskeeper at the exclusive golf club, Strongwood, a course Ben has never played because they cannot afford the fee--but when his best friend puts up the money to enter him in a junior tournament at the club, Ben is forced to confront his own lack of confidence (and his wicked slice).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Imprint 2018

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1919, independent-minded fifteen-year-old Rosalind lives in India with her English parents, and when they fear she has fallen in with some rebellious types who believe in Indian self-government, she is sent "home" to London, where she has never been before and where her older brother died, to stay with her two aunts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHE

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Jones, Janey

Summary: The Summer Fair is coming up, and Dancer the pony has run away because she does not want to dance, and it is up to the Superfairies to give her confidence--but first they have to catch her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JON

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader and starting point guard Roman is initially thrilled when big man Sebastian transfers schools and joins the team, but Sebastian's skills seem to have disappeared and the other kids are merciless in their criticism--then Roman's big sister gives him some advice: talk to Sebastian and find out what is going on, and add a pick-and-roll to the team playbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Ninth-grader Kyle has always been the heavyweight on his junior high school wrestling team, but when a new kid shows up he loses the challenge and finds himself relegated to the B-team--until a girl on the squad suggests he move down a weight class.

Format: text

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

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

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Tabitha has been volunteering with her best friend Rachael at the Rocky Ridge Riding Center for three months, but she keeps getting in trouble because of her lack of focus--can working with the troubled horse, Diamond, help her to save both of them for the Riding Center?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: After breaking his arm during the first day of try-outs last season, Robby is determined to make the football team this year, but to do so he must face his own fears and the bully who tackled him the year before.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Cam loves riding BMX bikes, but he is also a careful rider--but when his new friend insists on trying out a particularly dangerous course and breaks his leg on a jump, Cam has to ride the treacherous Copper Devil trail alone in order to get help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie LaRoo, the youngest pig on the Water Sprites synchronized swimming team, is nervous about giving a speech at the Wilbur Academy, the school she used to attend--she loves her sport, but her old coach does not think that it really measures up to swim racing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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

Stewart, Erin

Summary: One year after the fire that claimed her parents' and cousin's lives and left her severely disfigured, sixteen-year-old Ava faces the return to high school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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

John, Jory

Summary: Everyone knows the cool beans. They're sooooo cool. And then there's the uncool has-bean ... Always on the sidelines, one bean unsuccessfully tries everything he can to fit in with the crowd--until one day the cool beans show him how it's done.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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

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Look, Lenore.

Summary: A fearful second grader in Concord, Massachusetts, learns about death when his grandfather's best friend passes away and he offers to accompany his grandfather to the funeral.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade 2011

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Yang, Kelly

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Summary: Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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