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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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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

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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Blume 2008

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LEW

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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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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUR

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

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

Mullarkey, Lisa

Summary: Esha and her best friends, Avery, Bree, and Jaelyn, are set for a great summer at Storm Cliff Stables improving their riding skills--until Esha tells a ghost story around the campfire that has everybody jumping at shadows, and blaming the imaginary ghost for anything that goes wrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MUL

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

Muth, Jon J.

Summary: When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Mut

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUT

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUT

LaRochelle, David.

Summary: A child imagines that he is in a story where he encounters a tiger at every turn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAR

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

Clark, Simon P.

Summary: No one will tell Oli why he and his mother are staying with relatives in the country without his father, but when he finds a secret of his own, that lurking in the attic is Eren, a creature hungry for stories, Oli begins to make sense of what is happening with his family and faces the choice of learning the truth or abandoning himself to Eren's world forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CLA

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MAG

Le, Minh

Summary: A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LE

Shelton, Dave

Summary: When Jack enters the deserted house in his neighborhood, he finds a group of people who invite him to take the thirteenth chair in the room and share a story--in the house where the ghosts meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Fickling Books/Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHE

Paulsen, Gary

Summary: "Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and the boy he's raised as his own. This sage old man has taught the boy the power of nature and how to live in it, and more importantly, to respect it. In Fishbone's Song, this boy reminisces about the magic of the man who raised him and the tales that he used to tell--all true, but different each time."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paulsen 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KIR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIR

Stahl, Jon

Summary: While two monsters argue over how the story they are telling should go, Dennis, a very hungry dragon, is listening nearby--and he has very definite ideas about how this story should end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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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

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

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

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

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

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