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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PEN

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Wilkinson, Sheena Maria

Summary: Ryan's career is over. After winning a TV talent show and becoming a teen pop sensation, his fame and success has quickly been followed by addiction, media scrutiny, and career suicide. After a brief spell in rehab, 18-year-old Ryan has some rethinking to do. His stepdad - music promoter and self-appointed creator of 'RyLee' - wants him at home and in school, and under his thumb. But after an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ink Road 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brogaard, Berit

Summary: "The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses, savants, virtuosos, and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acquired truly extraordinary talents, one way or another. Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities, the authors even reveal how we can acquire some of them ourselves--from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 BRO

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

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Sokol, Leslie

Summary: Self-confidence shapes the way you see the world. When you have healthy self-esteem, it helps you move through life and boosts your resilience against stress. On the other hand, negative thinking has negative consequences: low self-esteem and self-doubt can hold you and back and lead to self-sabotage, along with an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and self-destructive behaviors. With The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 155 SOK

Summary: A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer and learns to stand up for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Me

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 MYE

Hurst, Chrystal Evans

Summary: "What do you do when your life is not turning out the way you thought it would? In [this book, the author] shares poignant personal stories as she offers an outstretched hand and the assurance that you can still be the woman God gifted you to be."--Publisher website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 Hur

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

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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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

Korman, Gordon

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: Sydney's charismatic older brother, Peyton, has always been the center of attention in the family but when he is sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Rex, Adam

Summary: Would-be supervillain Doctor X-Ray swoops into the mall, threatening destruction, only to be confronted by a little girl asking "why" to his every declaration, until finally he is forced to reveal, and understand, the root of his anger--and so departs inpeace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

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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

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

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

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AND

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

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

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