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Matthews, Dave

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Kirra must summon the courage to face her own mistakes before she can help save her peaceful community from a gigantic threat.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney * Hyperion 2020

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Fletcher, Susan

Summary: When Marjan, a thirteen-year-old crippled girl, joins the Sultan's harem in ancient Persia, she gathers for Shahrazad the stories which will save the queen's life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lee, J. M. (Joseph M.)

Summary: Kylan of Sami Thicket is a skilled song teller, but singing the tales of long-gone heroes won't help his friends as they journey into dangerous, unknown lands. After uncovering the betrayal of the Skeksis Lords, he and his friend Naia are on the run, pursued by the Skeksis's underlings and outcast even among their fellow Gelfling. But Kylan knows the truth must be told, no matter how difficult...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2017

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Michaelis, Antonia.

Summary: Sold to be the eighth wife of a rich and cruel merchant, Safia, also called Raka, tries to escape her fate by telling stories of Farhad the thief, his companion Nitish the white tiger, and their travels across India to retrieve a famous jewel that will save a kidnapped princess from becoming the bride of a demon king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2008

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

Rowland, Alexandra

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Summary: Arrested on accusations of witchcraft and treason, Chant finds himself trapped in a cold, filthy jail cell in a foreign land. With only his advocate, the unhelpful and uninterested Consanza, he quickly finds himself cast as a bargaining chip in a brewing battle between the five rulers of this small, backwards, and petty nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SAGA, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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Rushdie, Salman.

Summary: The author of The Satanic Verses returns with his most humorous and accessible novel yet. This is the story of Haroun, a 12-year-old boy whose father Rashid is the greatest storyteller in a city so sad that it has forgotten its name. When the gift of gab suddenly deserts Rashid, Haroun sets out on an adventure to rescue his print.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Turk, Evan

Summary: In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUR

Lyon, George Ella

Summary: A child relates some of the wondrous tales told by an old man who once found a falling star and stood at the end of a rainbow.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MY

Lessing, Doris May

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Moerk, Christian.

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Summary: In Dublin, Niall, a young mailman, discovers the diary of Fiona Walsh, a recent murder victim, in the dead-letter bin at the post office. Upon reading the diary, Niall immerses himself in the enchanting mystery of traveling Irish storyteller Jim, who entered Fiona and her sister's life, wooing them with his tragic narratives. As Niall reads, though, he connects Jim to a string of murders...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M MOE

McCabe, Pat

Summary: Redmond Hatch takes his family on vacation to the secluded mountains where he grew up, only to have his life shattered by a disastrous chain of events that quickly spirals out of control.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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

Stielstra, Megan

Summary: From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 STI

Harrison, Sue.

Summary: Water Gourd and his granddaughter, Daughter, flee prehistoric Japan after their village is destroyed and fid shelter with the River People on the Alaskan coast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Moser, Fiadhnait

Summary: During the 1971 Troubles in Ireland, twelve-year-old Finn is sent to live with her estranged mother and half-sister in Virginia, where she finds life disturbingly similar to one of her grandmother's stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yellow Jacket 2019

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

Alameddine, Rabih.

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Summary: In 2003, Osama al-Kharrat returns to Beirut after many years in America to stand vigil at his father's deathbed. The city is a shell of the Beirut Osama remembers, but he and his friends and family take solace in the things that have always sustained them: gossip, laughter, and, above all, stories. Osama's grandfather was a hakawati, or storyteller, and his bewitching stories--of his arrival in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Dokey, Cameron.

Summary: A king, betrayed by his queen, vows to take a bride for one night only. In the morning she will face terrible fate, and he will choose another. Nothing can change his course, until Shahrazad seeks to restore his heart with words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2007

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

Hickman, Tracy

Summary: When a traveling bard stumbles into a dragon's den, he is forced to tell it stories or be eaten. When he runs out of stories to tell, he makes a deal: if allowed to leave, he promises to return with more tales of adventure, romance, and bravery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Lin, Grace

Summary: "Pinmei, a storyteller's granddaughter, must find the Luminous Stone that Lights the Night to rescue her grandmother, who has been kidnapped by the Tiger Emperor"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LIN

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "The Northwest Coast region covers the strip of land along the Pacific coast of Canada and the northern United States. Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haida, Quileute, and Lummi. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Yasuda 2018

Campbell, Joseph

Summary: An exhilarating journey into the mind and spirit of Joseph Campbell, aa remarkable man, a legendary teacher, and a masterful storyteller, conducted by TV journalist Bill Moyers in the acclaimed PBS series

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 291.13 CAM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: From one of the greatest storytellers of the American West comes a collection of short stories.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC L'AM

Summary: The hit sketch comedy driven by a series of hilarious character-based shorts all of which take place in the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon--where '90s culture reigns supreme and political correctness is all the rage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV POR

McNally, Janet (Janet M.)

Summary: Tired of the half-truths surrounding her famous family's past, Phoebe visits her indie-rock darling sister Luna to see how she fits into a family of storytellers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MCN

DeSpain, Pleasant.

Summary: An illustrated collection of traditional tales from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Includes brief notes for storytellers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: August House 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: J REF 398.2 DES