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Roe, Mechal Renee

Summary: "A visual and rhyming celebration of African-American girls' hair"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD ROE

Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: Even though she thinks Charlie Brown is a hopeless case, Lucy the "psychiatrist" is still willing to give him advice--for five cents a visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Sornson, Robert.

Summary: "When Pete starts at a new school, he soon finds out that being a bystander to bad behavior is not tolerated."--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ferne Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB SOR BASKET

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ACE

Ireland, Meredith

Summary: When Korean American Jasmine Yap's long-time boyfriend, Paul, is caught cheating on her, her giant, overprotective family secretly arranges to use her graduation party to introduce her to Orlando's most eligible men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC IRE

Merino, Gemma

Summary: Lola is upset when her perfect, silky wool grows back tangled and messy after all the sheep have to get haircuts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

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Clanton, Ben

Summary: Rot is a mutant potato. Like most mutant potatoes, Rot loves all sorts of games and contests. So when he sees a sign for the Cutest in the World Contest, he cant wait to enter. But when Rot realizes who hes up againstan itty-bitty baby bunny, a little-wittle cuddly kitten, and an eenie-weenie jolly jellyfishhe loses confidence. Will the judges find room in their hearts for an adorable mutant...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Herrndorf, Wolfgang

Summary: Mike Klingenberg is a troubled fourteen-year-old from a dysfunctional family in Berlin who thinks of himself as boring, so when a Russian juvenile delinquent called Tschick begins to pay attention to him and include Mike in his criminal activities, he isexcited--until those activities lead to disaster on the autobahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Herrndorf 2014

Singh, Sita

Summary: Despite his friends' support, Mo is sad about being the only white peacock in a colorful jungle until the night of the big dance, when he discovers that being different can feel great.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIN

Franklin, Ashley

Summary: Tameika is excited to audition for the school's Snow White musical, but when she overhears her classmates say she is too tall, chubby, and brown to play Snow White, she questions whether she is right for the part.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moyle, Sabrina

Summary: A rhyming tale in which an exuberant tiger encourages young readers to eagerly tackles life's challenges and believe in their own tigerlike strength.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed 2020

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Vivian, Siobhan.

Summary: Every year at Mount Washington High School somebody posts a list of the prettiest and ugliest girls from each grade--this is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, and how they are affected by the list.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Curvaceous sixteen-year-old Xiomara Batista discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her fiercely religious mother's view of women, as well as her relationship to a world dominated by rape-culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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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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Murphy, Julie

Summary: Creating a drag-show audition tape that culminates in an unkind nomination for prom queen, an overweight and openly gay teen partners with a girl who has been nominated for prom king to embrace their true selves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Doyon, Samara Cole

Summary: Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DOY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DOY

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: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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Watson, Jo

Summary: "Lori Palmer is the new girl at Bay Water High, where students prize glossy hair, "beach' bodies, and thigh gaps above all else, which is so not her. She misses her old school, where her artistic talent was more important to her peers than a chia smoothie recipe ever was. Uncomfortable in her own size-sixteen skin, Lori decides to survive senior year as best she can by blending into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wattpad Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WAT

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

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: Alice's first year in high school gets off to a difficult start when she and her boyfriend Patrick break up, but with the help of her father, older brother, and best friends, she gains a better sense of her own self-worth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Naylor

Hale, Shannon

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Eleven-year-old Diana, the gangly, sometimes clumsy, only child on the island of Themyscira, struggles to live up to the high Amazonian standards and longs for someone her own age whom she can talk to.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Raarup, Ed.

Summary: Enzo, a little firefly without a taillight, faces the challenges of being different. He sets out on a fantastical journey to find his light, which leads him to realize his own unique strengths and the importance of accepting the differences in oneself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moonwatch Productions 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RAA

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