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Geist, William

Summary: Before there was 'tourism' and souvenir ashtrays became 'kitsch,' the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there that television host Bill Geist spent summers in the sixties during his school and college years, working at Arrowhead Lodge -- a small resort...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEIST, WILLIAM GEI

Summary: Pack up for summer fun in these five Nick Jr. camping adventures! Get wild in style on a campout with Sunny, master sound waves to earn a truck ranger badge with Blaze, make magic and s'mores on a sleepover with Shimmer and Shine, and team up for the summer camp games with the Guppies. Plus, join Nella for a special knight of slumber party stories and more!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Media Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GRE

Summary: It's the hottest day of the year and even Goofy's chicken noodle ice cream cone has melted into soup. So Mickey and his pals are cooling off at Star Lake. Pete's hosting a Hawaiian luau, and it just might be the best beach bash ever, but only if you can help the gang pick the right mouseketools to get the party started. You'll ride on a tide of fun with Mickey as you reel in a big, red Gooey...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MIC

Birdsall, Jeanne

Summary: Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs, and an endless array of adventures--these are the things that have shaped Lydia's journey since readers first met her in The Penderwicks in Spring. Now it's summertime, and eleven-year-old Lydia is dancing at the bus stop, waiting for big sister Batty to get home from college. This is a very important dance and a very important wait because...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books On Tape, Listening Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Galligan, Gale

2 holds on 9 copies

Summary: Accompanying the Pike family during a two-week vacation to the Jersey Shore, baby-sitter Stacey falls head over heels for a handsome lifeguard despite Mary Anne's warning that he is too old for her.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAB

Summary: These heartwarming tales are based on the award-winning book series by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney. Join the adventurous young llama, Nelly Gnu, Luna Giraffe, Euclid the Sheep, and Gilroy Goat as they explore their safe, friendly hometown and make childhood memories. On this DVD, come alongside him as he camps, boats, floats, and swims his way through his best summer ever! Adventure and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LLA

Shapiro, Deborah

Summary: "On the verge of her fortieth birthday and shaken by a recent miscarriage, Emily inherits an abandoned summer camp in Massachusetts. She and her husband move onto the property and make grand plans to revitalize the land. But they soon discover that their inheritance includes an unexpected guest. On a walk through the old campgrounds she once frequented as a girl, Emily finds, living undetected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Taylor, Chloe

Summary: Zoey is excited about her summer plans that include a chance to meet her favorite designer and her first time at camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Kirby, Stan.

Summary: To finish summer swimming lessons, Eugene brings out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to confront the "Blobby Blob-Blob" at the deep end of the pool.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KIR

Taylor, Chloe

Summary: Spending her final days of summer vacation enjoying beach trips, concerts, and sewing projects, Zoey works on a surprise for her brother's rock band while struggling with her friends' problems, missing fabric swatches, and a surprise visitor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: For their summer vacation, twelve-year-old twins Dipper and Mabel Pines travel to the fictitious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon to spend the summer with their Great Uncle Stan Pines (often shortened to Grunkle Stan), who runs a tourist trap called the 'Mystery Shack'. Things are not what they seem in this small town, and with the help of a mysterious journal that Dipper finds in the forest, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Passchier, Anne

Summary: "Summer is here! Leaf through this magical book and meet animals playing in a summer garden?"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD PAS

Storey, Rita

Summary: Offers step-by-step instructions on how to create summer crafts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books, an imprint of Rosen Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 STO

Summary: Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great uncle's tourist trap, The Mystery Shack. They think it's just going to be another usual summer, until mysterious things begin occurring all over town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GRA

Amato, Mary.

Summary: Plastic snakes, lost mummies, and water parks? Hip hip hooroonie! Summer has just begun, and the Riot Brothers are ready for adventures. But their cousin Amelia E. Hart is coming for a weekend visit. Will she be boring? Not a chance! Whether solving mysteries or playing Holey Cheese-n-Peas, this zany trio is always up for an adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Buyea, Rob.

Summary: Several students relate their experiences helping Mr. Terupt move the old classroom to the sixth grade annex during the summer vacation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2012

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Carter, David A

Summary: Simple text and scenes show how the Earth changes as summer comes, with plants appearing and animals becoming more active.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed, an imprint of Abrams 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CAR

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: Rhyming text explores the many options that summer presents to two best friends, from swimming in a pool versus swimming in the sea, to wearing flip flops versus going barefoot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE RAU

Roca, Núria.

Summary: Discusses the various facets of the summer season, including activities and celebrations, through simple questions and answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 508.2 ROC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Early Learner, Call number: JE FICTION Roca

Saldin, Erin

Summary: Ana, Davis, Erik, and Georgie, bound together by tragedy, want nothing more than to escape the small tourist town of Gold Fork, but an arsonist and the return of long-lost family members force them to confront the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Selzer, Adam

Summary: After taking a summer job with a Chicago ghost tour company, eighteen-year-old Megan is interrogated for murder, when the reports of "real" ghost sightings increase along with the number of missing tourists.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Strohmeyer, Sarah.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Zoe and her cousin Jess eagerly start summer jobs at New Jersey's Fairyland theme park, but Jess does not get her dream role and Zoe is assigned to be personal assistant to the park's "Queen," winning her no friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STR

Tan, Shaun

Summary: Two boys explain the occasionally mysterious "rules" they learned over the summer, like never eat the last olive at a party, never ruin a perfect plan, and never give your keys to a stranger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Tan 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TAN

Wasserman, Robin.

Summary: "Liza Gold's biggest nightmare: a cross-country road trip with her parents and two other crazy families; visiting sights like the world's largest catsup bottle; two whole months away from her best friends, Sam and Mina. And it's all coming true. Liza is convinced that this will be the worst summer ever. But this is one trip that just might surprise her...."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WAS