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Alber, Diane

Summary: Sticks is about a popsicle that accidentally melts and becomes just a plain stick. He has a hard time adjusting to his new normal but with the help of some new friends (who happen to be sticks of one kind or another) he realizes that everything happened for a reason and that melting was part of his journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Alber 2019

Rigaud, Debbie

Summary: New Jersey girl Zora Emerson is attending her pre-college prep at Halstead University, where the incredibly wealthy and stuck-up students go, and after only a week she is feeling academically confident but socially out of place; then an awkward mix-up ofcell phones brings her into closer contact with Owen Whittelsey (prince of a small European country) and his security guards--but it is when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Recently resettled in America, Adnan Zakaria is a Syrian refugee whose skateboarding ability is the only thing that allows him to make a connection with the other kids in his neighborhood--but when his skateboard disappears and turns up in the possession of a local troublemaker Adnan will have to out-skate his foe in order to win it back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Acosta, Alicia

Summary: Ben liked painting his nails, until some of the kids at school started teasing him. When Dad realized why Ben was sad, he decided to paint his nails too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: nubeOCHO 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ACO

Lim, S. Briones

Summary: "What's the problem? Sixteen-year-old Filipino American Angelo Rivera will tell you flat out. Life sucks. He's been uprooted from his San Diego home to a boring landlocked town in the middle of nowhere. Behind him, ocean waves, his girlfriend, and the biggest skateboarding competition on the California coast. Ahead, flipping burgers at his parents' new diner and, as the only Asian in his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyscape 2021

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

Walker, Melissa (Melissa Carol)

Summary: Struggling to adapt when her family moves during the school year, Mattie makes friends with the girl next door during winter break only to confront unpopularity when she learns that her new friend is the weird girl in school who no one likes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Ehrbar, Gregory

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of and introduction to the Disney live action movie about Mulan, who's different from the other girls in her village, and feels like a disappointment to her family--until a wise remark from her younger sister changes her perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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Brosgol, Vera

Summary: A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snobby tentmates, and boys-versus-girls competitions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Hall, Michael

Summary: As four very different letters arrive at the playground, each makes the next feel unwelcome, but once they begin to swing together, they have a wonderful time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAL

Valerie, Julie

Summary: "Holly Banks could not have made a worse first impression on the seemingly perfect moms in her new affluent community, the Village of Primm. Turns out wearing pink piggy pajama bottoms while dropping off her kindergartener late to the first day of school wasn't her best look. Not to mention Holly's worried her husband may be having an affair, she can't get her daughter to stop sucking her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

Morais, Richard C.

Summary: "From the writer whose debut sleeper, The Hundred-Foot Journey, charmed readers in the United States and around the world (18 countries and counting) comes another modern day fairytale also about a man who finds his true calling while living in a foreignland"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Anderson, Airlie

Summary: Because Neither is unlike both the rabbits and birds of the Land of This and That, it sets out to find a new place where all kinds of creatures are welcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

Pooley, Clare

Summary: "A story about a solitary green notebook that brings together six strangers and leads to unexpected friendship, and even love--think Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine meets Love, Actually "Everybody lies about their lives. What would happen if you shared the truth?" This is the question that Julian Jessop, an eccentric, seventy-nine-year-old artist, poses within a pale green exercise book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Pooley 2020

Winter, Jonah

Summary: In Bobville, everyone is named Bob and everything is exactly the same--until one day when one Bob decides to be a Bruce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIN

Hoffman, Amalia

Summary: A celebration of imagination, creativity, acceptance, and art that will delight children of all ages. Ever tried to make the meanest, wildest, scariest monster? What if even a green tongue, pointy horns, creepy sharp teeth, and claws won't frighten anyone away? Join the frustrated artist on a hilariously hair-raising adventure where the scary and not scary mingle and lead to the discover that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yeehoo Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOF

Banks, Steven

Summary: Eleven-year-old Tom Marks has big plans for middle school, but the day before classes begin he is bitten by a vampire, a werewolf, and a zombie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2020

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

Peters, Julie Anne.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Regan's life, which has always revolved around keeping her older brother Liam's transsexuality a secret, changes when Liam decides to start the process of "transitioning" by first telling his family and friends that he is a girl who was born in a boy's body.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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Diggs, Taye

Summary: Told in rhyming text, Mike is a mixed-race boy, completely comfortable with his identity and his parents--and his wild, curly hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DIG

O'Brien, Anne Sibley

Summary: When three children, Jesse, Jason, and Emma, are confronted with new classmates from different ethnic backgrounds, they strive to overcome their initial reactions, and to understand, accept, and welcome Maria, Jin, and Fatima.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OBR

Genechten, Guido van.

Summary: Ricki is a rabbit who is embarrassed by his right ear, which doesn't stand up straight like his left ear-- or all of his friends' ears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clavis Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC GEN

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: A family of porcelain dolls that has lived in the same house for one hundred years is taken aback when a new family of plastic dolls arrives and doesn't follow The Doll Code of Honor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

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

Alber, Diane

Summary: "Scribble, the book's main character, never thought he was different until he met his first drawing. Then, after being left out because he didn't look like everyone else, Scribble teaches the drawings how to accept each other for who they are. Which enables them to create amazing art together!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Alber 2017

Small, David

Summary: "There were just a few signs that Imogene was different. First, there were the antlers growing from her head -- a spectacle that her mother could not bear. Then came the peacock's tail, the long neck, and ... oh dear, what will Mother say to that? Thirty-five years after David Small brought the inimitable Imogene to life, she's back -- with a new set of features that kids everywhere will see...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A Knopf 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMA

Hill, Chris (Chris Ann)

Summary: Lucky is a young red squirrel who was rescued from a hawk, and now must somehow make his home among the Cloudfoot clan of the larger, gray squirrels who live in the city park--and trouble is brewing for the rival gray squirrels known as the Northenders are planning an invasion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House, Scholastic Inc. 2016

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

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