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Rodari, Gianni

Summary: A collection of nearly seventy short and surreal stories told by Signor Bianchi, a traveling salesman, to his daughter over the telephone nightly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2020

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

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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Summary: Collects eighteen stories featuring Anna, Elsa, and the other characters from the movie "Frozen."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIS

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCI

Summary: A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction. This groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Keenan, Sheila

Summary: Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2013

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Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Coelho, Joseph

Summary: UK Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho presents twenty tiny tales -- each one illustrated by a different artist, and each just ten words long -- in a book that's as much a work of art as an invitation to budding writers. Is it possible to spin a tale using just ten words? In this magnificent compendium, author and poet Joseph Coelho proves that it is -- with mini-stories of underwater worlds,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COE

Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Summary: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O

Summary: A celebration of the short story as it was popularized in America in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Features works by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ambrose Bierce, Henry James, Kate Chopin, O' Henry, Jack London, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fall River Press, imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 GRE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Immerse yourself in a land of bomnubbles and quarreling cousins, sea dragons and book publishers, thieves and Fangs and secret maps. Here within these pages lie six stories of the distant past, lost adventures, forgotten songs, and heartbreaking histories."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook 2021

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Brinkley, Jamel

Summary: In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel

Summary: "Lovers on All Saints' Day is an emotional book that haunts, moves, and seduces. Juan Gabriel Vasquez, the brilliant novelist, now brings his keen eye and rich prose to the themes of love and memory in these seven powerful stories"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAS

Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Contents: Der Prokurator = The attorney / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Unverhofftes Wiedersehen = An unexpected reunion / Johann Peter Hebel -- Das Erdbeben in Chili = The earthquake in Chile / Heinrich von Kleist -- Don Juan / Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann -- Bergkristall = Rock crystal / Adalbert Stifter -- Das Tanzlegendchen = The little legend of the dance / Gottfried Keller -- Eine Frau in meinen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC DEU

Irving, Washington

Summary: Collection of four stories of strange and unexplainable circumstances. A headless horseman haunts Sleep Hollow. At least that's the legend in the tiny village of Tarrytown. But scary stories won't stop the town's new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, from crossing through the Hollow, especially when the beautiful Katrina lives on the other side. Will Ichabod win over his beloved or discover that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION IRV

Summary: Explore Enchancia with Sofia the First, and sail the Never Sea with Jake and his crew. Help Doc diagnose her toy patients; hang out at the Clubhouse with Mickey, Minnie, and the rest of the gang; and have a roarsome time with Henry Hugglemonster! This fun-filled book features eighteen stories starring your favorite Disney Junior pals!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2014

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Lionni, Leo

Summary: Four titles previously published independently, three of which were Caldecott honor books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LIO

Summary: A collection of spine-chilling ghost stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2023

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Contents: Jerry and Molly and Sam / Raymond Carver -- Blow-up / Julio Cortazar -- Your Arkansas traveler / Budd Schulberg -- Rear window / Cornell Woolrich -- Sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke -- Supertoys last all summer long / Brian Aldiss -- Minority report / Philip K. Dick -- Spurs / Tod Robbins -- Fly / George Langelaan -- Herbert West-reanimator: six shots by moonlight / H.P....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Gaitskill, Mary

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Summary: Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories-her first in more than ten years. In "College Town l980," young people adrift in Ann Arbor, Michigan, debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era; in the urban fairy tale "Mirrorball," a young man steals a girl's soul during a one-night stand; and in "The Little Boy," a woman haunted by the death of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Schweblin, Samanta

Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Summary: Offers a collection of eighteen stories about Christmas featuring characters from popular Disney and Disney-Pixar movies, including "Monsters, Inc.," "Frozen," and "Wreck-It Ralph."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: JE DIS

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