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Raschka, Christopher

Summary: When a young child discovers a hole in a sneaker, mother and child embark on a big childhood adventure--a trip to the store to pick out new shoes. From having feet measured and making a selection to finally showing off the new shoes to a friend, this momentous child moment is treated with respect, excitement, and page-turning energy in a wonderfully age-appropriate picture book.--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RAS

Dahl, Michael

Summary: A pair of mysterious magic shoes appears every night under Daphne's bed, and they give her the ability to walk through solid objects, like a phantom, but there are consequences for wearing them--and that is only one of the chilling stories in this collection.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy Plus, Call number: JBR RED DAH

Brannen, Sarah S.

Summary: A young bear needs help with an untied shoe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRA

Chen, Eva

Summary: A young girl embarks on an epic journey through time and space, stepping into the shoes of such female icons as Frida Kahlo, Cleopatra, Sally Ride, and Jane Goodall, with each pair bringing a brand new adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CHE

Young, Amy.

Summary: When Belinda's magnificently large ballet shoes get lost en route to Paris, she must find another pair before her performance in the Paris Opera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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Barbieri, Gladys Elizabeth.

Summary: Gladys Elizabeth is very disappointed with the new shoes her mother picks out for her. After trying unsuccessfully to get rid of the shoes, she is taught a lesson in gratitude that changes her feelings about them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Tent Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Barbieri 2011

Glass, Eleri

Summary: Tells a story about a little girl whose mother takes her shopping for shoes and becomes excited when she spies a pair of red ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simply Read Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Gla

Primavera, Elise.

Summary: Louise's mother will not allow her to get shiny black shoes with sparkles on them, but when her friend Fern gets a pair, Louise finds out just how impractical fancy shoes really are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Primavera 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PRI

Saxon, Victoria

Summary: Nancy sees a pair of red shoes that she has to find a way to buy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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English, Karen

Summary: Malika loves her new red shoes and wears them everywhere, but eventually she outgrows them, and her grandmother takes them to a second-hand shop--where they will become a special present for Amina (who fasted half the month of Ramadan) in Africa, who willenjoy her special red shoes every bit as much as Malika did.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Godwin, Jane

Summary: "With three older brothers to pass along hand-me-downs, Sadie doesn't have much say in choosing her clothes. Her outfits always look interesting, though (even if some kids at school might not think so). But Sadie is allowed to pick her shoes, so one day she buys the most beautiful shoes ever -- shoes that sparkle in the sun, shoes she wears everywhere. That is, until Sadie and her brothers hop...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOD

Godwin, Jane

Summary: "With three older brothers to pass along hand-me-downs, Sadie doesn't have much say in choosing her clothes. Her outfits always look interesting, though (even if some kids at school might not think so). But Sadie is allowed to pick her shoes, so one day she buys the most beautiful shoes ever -- shoes that sparkle in the sun, shoes she wears everywhere. That is, until Sadie and her brothers hop...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: JE GOD

McLemore, Anna-Marie

Summary: "Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion turns toward Lavinia and her family, and Lavinia may have to do the unimaginable to save herself and everyone she loves. Five centuries later, a pair of red shoes seal to Rosella Oliva’s feet, making her dance uncontrollably. They...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gurevich, Margaret

Summary: After years of ballet Jada feels she is ready to go "on pointe," but the whole process is a lot more complicated then she ever realized: from being measured and fitted for the shoes, to tying the laces correctly she still has a lot to learn, and that is before she actually tries to walk in pointe shoes, which seems to uses muscles she was barely aware of--for the first time Jada finds that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Litwin, Eric

Summary: As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new white shoes as they change from red to blue to brown to wet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lata de Sal 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH LIT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: SPANISH J468 LIT

Harbison, Elizabeth M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAR

Levis, Caron

Summary: Perry loves the sounds of all of her mother's shoes, but when a new pair appears, signaling Mama's return to work, Perry becomes very upset.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEV

Ghigna, Charles.

Summary: Considers what kinds of shoes a centipede might wear and how he might shop for them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GHI

Harbison, Elizabeth M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAR

Winthrop, Elizabeth.

Summary: A survey of the many kinds of shoes in the world concludes that the best of all are the perfect natural shoes that are your feet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIN

Manapov, Masha

Summary: Marcus's joy over a new pair of shoes prompts his grandfather to tell him a story about Ariba, who has an unusual relationship with a persistent pair of shoes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAN

Myers, Bernice.

Summary: Dogma Barker sets off to deliver her flying shoes to the queen, but Cattails the sneak thief tries to steal them from her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYE

Slater, Dashka.

Summary: After taking a walk with his mother, Baby's new white shoes with the blue stripe are covered with a variety of colors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SLA

Harbison, Elizabeth M.

Summary: Four different women, one common shoe size, and a shared lust for fabulous footwear. The wife of a controlling politician, a debt-ridden eBay addict, an agoraphobic phone-sex operator, and a nanny for the family from hell (who barely knows a sole from a heel but who will do anything to get out of the house) meet Tuesday nights to trade shoes, and, in the process, form friendships that will help...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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