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Mackler, Carolyn

Summary: Virginia Shreves thought her life was finally back on course. She's come to terms with who she is both inside and out, and has started to rebuild her relationship with her older brother Byron, whose date-rape charge completely shattered everything. Then sparks with boyfriend Froggy Welsh the Fourth fade, her best friend Shannon bombshells bad news, and then the police arrest Byron. Virginia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Arteaga, Marta.

Summary: A celebration of the freedom and power of the imagination invites young children to explore their creativity and individuality through the story of a girl who discovers herself and changes her world with her writing and other creations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cuento De Luz SL 2012

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Conrad, Lauren.

Summary: When nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts is cast in a new reality show, she discovers that the fame and fortune of her new life come at a high price to herself and her friendships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Henkes, Kevin.

Summary: On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Myracle, Lauren

Summary: Winnie's celebrates her unique style through her first year with a double-digit age as she has many new experiences, from the high of spending time in New York City with her aunt and big sister, to the low of her two best friends suddenly becoming interested in boys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Childrens Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MYR

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: Annabelle and Tiffany, dolls who are best friends living in the Palmer house, have an adventure when they hide in Kate Palmer's backpack, are carried to school, mistakenly go to another house, and try to stop Princess Mimi, a doll who threatens all dollkind.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Green, John

Summary: Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Billingsley, Franny

Summary: In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister's horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Cuyler, Margery.

Summary: First-grader Jessica worries about everything Brenda the bully might tease her about, until the day she has had enough and discovers a new way to deal with Brenda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CUY

Wolfson, Jill.

Summary: Placed in a group foster home, eleven-year-old Cal Lavender learns how to cope with life from the four other girls who live there and from their storytelling guardian, the Knitting Lady.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Full Cast Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)

Summary: In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)

Summary: In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

McNamee, Graham.

Summary: When Todd is both happy and anxious about trying to fit in with the regular fifth grade class but feels confused about how to relate to his former friends in the Special Needs class, a school assignment on the exploited pygmy, Ota Benga, helps give him confidence and clarity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCN

Korman, Gordon

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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Coyle, Carmela LaVigna

Summary: When a little girl asks her mother about princesses, she learns that they are much like herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: BRD

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC VIV

Sims, Guy A.

Summary: While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 SIM

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Summary: Timid and small for her age, nine-year-old Elizabeth Ann discovers her own abilities and gains a new perception of the world around her when she goes to live with relatives on a farm in Vermont.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Renaissance Classics 2012

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Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Pen

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PEN

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Scott, Lisa Ann

Summary: After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCO

Mackler, Carolyn.

Summary: Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Andrews, Julie.

Summary: Despite her scabby knees and dirty fingernails, Geraldine knows that she is a princess inside and shows it through her behavior at home and in school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E AND

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AND

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: Hoping to beat his cousin Percy in the cat show, Ralph allows Sarah to help him spruce up his image and get in shape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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