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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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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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

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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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Roberts, Bethany.

Summary: Papa Rabbit tells his children seven bedtime stories on Christmas Eve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE ROB

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

Mead, Geoff

Summary: Now that people live in towns and bears live in the woods, have you ever wondered what happened to the bear folk? At bedtime Ursula asks Daddy to tell her the tale of the bear folk: special beings who can choose to be either a bear or a person, depending if they want to catch a fish or read a book. Bear folk live extraordinary lives, he tells her. They are strong and clever, kind and loving,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Floris Books 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MEA

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Zusak, Markus.

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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

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

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

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC ZUS

Fox, Mem

Summary: In rhyming text Mother mouse tells her child stories at bedtime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FOX

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

Say, Allen.

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Summary: After many years of retirement, an old Kamishibai man--a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies--decides to make his rounds once more even though such entertainment declined after the advent of television.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2005

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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

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

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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Willems, Mo.

Summary: Gerald the elephant tells his best friend Piggie a long, crazy story about how he broke his trunk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Wil