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Summary: Five children in Swaziland dive into their imaginations to create an original African tale about a girl on a dangerous quest guided by legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIY

Crowther, Kitty

Summary: First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night Guardian, who lives in the woods and makes sure all animals go to bed. But who tells the Night Guardian when it's bedtime? The second story is about the brave girl Zhara who seeks the forest's most delicious blackberries. In the third we meet Bo, the little man with the big overcoat, who finds it hard to sleep. Finally, Little Bear falls asleep,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gecko Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CRO

Phelps, Bonnie

Summary: A girl enjoys story time with her grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Powerkids Press 2017

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

Griffiths, Andy

Summary: Andy and Terry live in a 26-storey treehouse. It has a bumper car rink, a skate ramp, an antigravity chamber, an ice cream parlor with 78 flavors, and the Maze of Doom. This time, the two friends have a whole week to finish their next book, and Andy even knows what it should be about; the story of how he and Terry first met. But, life is never boring in the treehouse, and emergency shark...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Lewis, Gill

Summary: As a group of refugees huddles together in a rubber dinghy in the middle of the sea at night, one of them uses his violin to tell a story of how the instrument was invented and of a white stallion that ran like the wind, weaving their stories together and giving them hope for freedom in the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LEW

Stauffacher, Sue

Summary: "When 10-year-old Thomas's mother, who suffers from depression, disappears, he creates a fantasy narrative in which his mother is safe and sets in motion a path of healing, not just for himself, but for his father and aunt as well"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STA

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

White, J. A.

Summary: Alex's original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he's desperate for a different ending--and a way out of this twisted place. This modern spin on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHI

Nunn, Malla.

Summary: At Swaziland's Keziah Christian Academy, where the wealth and color of one's father determines one's station, once-popular Adele bonds with poor Lottie over a book and a series of disasters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Farber, Erica

Summary: "Huckle and his friends are going camping. They have tents, fishing poles, sleeping bags, and snacks. They roast marshmallows and someone tells a kooky, spooky ghost story. Will they sleep in their tents all night long?"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cornelia lives in New York City and is the daughter of world-famous pianists--a legacy that should feel fabulous, but instead feels just plain lonely. She surrounds herself with dictionaries and other books to isolate herself from the outside world. But when a glamorous writer named Virginia Somerset moves next door with her servant Patel and mischievous French bulldog named...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2008

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Fraillon, Zana

Summary: Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences. But his world is far bigger than that -- every night, the magical Night Sea from his mother's stories brings him gifts, the faraway whales sing to him, and the birds tell their stories. And as he grows, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FRA

Funk, Josh

Summary: Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Inside the June Alley Inn, the storytelling competition continues, with each mouse telling a more fantatic story than the last mouse. Written and illustrated by various award-winning authors and illustarators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 PET

Banks, Kate

Summary: When Max cuts out words from magazines and newspapers, collecting them the way his brothers collect stamps and coins, they all learn about words, sentences, and storytelling.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Banks 2009

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Every Saturday, while helping polish the lens of the lighthouse his grandfather tends, nine-year-old Will tells a tale he hopes will top Grandad's, but Grandad always wins until Dad reminds Will of a long-forgotten escapade with his brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2008

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

Dadey, Debbie

Summary: While preparing for a unit on storytelling, the mermaids of Trident Academy learn of a legendary pirate treasure in their own city and Pearl decides to find it, despite a warning that it is guarded by a ghost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC DAD MT8

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Gooney Bird Greene: A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2009

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

Maguire, Gregory.

Summary: As a terrible storm rages, ten-year-old Dinah and her brother and sister listen to their cousin Gage's tale of a newly-hatched, orphaned, skibberee, or tooth fairy, called What-the-Dickens, who hopes to find a home among the skibbereen tribe, if only he can stay out of trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MAG

Summary: Invite this peculiar fellow to your next picnic and you won't worry about an ant invasion! Detailed to look like his cousin found in nature, this ANTEATER PUPPET has a long suede-cloth tongue accented with a silkscreened ant! -Folkmanis website.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Folkmanis 1990

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Puppet, Call number: PPT 1

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1 available in Puppet, Call number: PPT Anteater #2973

Summary: "Cubetto is a playful wooden robot that helps young children discover programming through storytelling, adventure and collaboration.Taking coding away from the screen, and using a hands-on, block-based programming language, Cubetto is the first coding toy of its kind to work without a screen or digital interface. This means it can allow children to learn to code before they can even read or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT JR 42

Forgey, William W.

Summary: A collection of stories about ghosts and other supernatural encounters, selected for their ease in being told from memory. Each story is accompanied by a large print outline for assistance in telling the story by firelight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ICS Books 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: Princess Solveig and her siblings are trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen fjord, along with her best friend and an army of restless soldiers, all awaiting news of the king's victory in battle, but as they wait for winter's end and the all-encompassing ice to break, acts of treachery make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KIR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIR

Lowry, Lois

Summary: Gooney Bird Greene: There's never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. She is the star of story time with her "absolutely true" stories. But do her classmates have stories good enough to share?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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