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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

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

Teckentrup, Britta

Summary: It's early spring and below the earth's surface seeds are just starting to sprout. One by one they stretch through the dirt and towards the sun, extending their shoots and leaves and growing tall. All except for one seedling, who isn't quite ready. Each page of this gentle but powerfully evocative book demonstrates how some of us are different. As most of the seeds transform into strong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prestel 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TEC

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

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

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALE

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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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Reidy, Jean

Summary: This book asks readers to think about the endless possibilities their futures may hold, encouraging the youngest child to dream big.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REI

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

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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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 story for every one of us. Because at some point in our lives, we will all fail....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Esham, Barbara.

Summary: David Sheldon finds it difficult to pay attention and follow directions. His teacher, Mrs. Gorski, has had enough of David's brainstorms, but David "brainstorms" a way to manage his "wiggle fidgets."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mainstream Connections 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: 618.92 ESH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ESH

Zarr, Sara.

Summary: After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's unexpected return dredges up memories that cause both social and emotional turmoil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Reidy, Jean

Summary: No dream is too big or too small in this heartwarming, heart-building book about you! So, stop. Dream. Think it through. And remember, there is so much you can do. Here is an exuberant book that asks what wonderful, endless possibilities your story and your future might hold, making YOU the author of your own powerful tale.

Format: text

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

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Harper, Charise Mericle.

Summary: Cupcake, feeling drab because he is only vanilla, and his friend, Candle, come up with a plan to make themselves stand out in the crowd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Frankel, Erin

Summary: In school Kyle's persistent bullying is making Thomas feel like a nobody, and he needs help from his classmates and adults to understand and recapture his self-esteem--but Kyle needs help too. Includes activities for children and information on recognizing and preventing bullying for adults.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FRA

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

Byers, Grace

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BYE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BYE

Dewdney, Anna

Summary: Little Excavator wants to help the big rigs transform a vacant lot into a neighborhood park, but he's too small to get the job done! That is, until he finds a job that's a perfect Little E-sized task.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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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

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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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

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