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Summary: The gruffalo: Forced to rely on his wits for survival, Mouse invents an imaginary monster ... but what happens when he becomes face-to-face with his own creation?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NCircle Entertainment, a division of Alliance Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Children's Gr

Robinson, Eden

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Summary: Everyone knows a guy like Jared: the burnout kid in high school who sells weed cookies and has a scary mom who's often wasted and wielding some kind of weapon. Jared does smoke and drink too much, and he does make the best cookies in town, and his mom is a mess, but he's also a kid who has an immense capacity for compassion and an impulse to watch over people more than twice his age, and he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Canada 2018

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Summary: Based on the bestselling trilogy of novels by Eden Robinson, Trickster tells the story of Jared, an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family above water. Jared holds down an after-school job and cooks ecstasy on the side to support his separated parents - partying mom Maggie, who self-medicates an undiagnosed mental illness, and unemployable dad Phil, who has a painkiller...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV TRI

Hoàng, Văn

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Thom Ngho is keeping a secret: she's strong. Like suuuuper strong. Freakishly strong. And it's making it impossible for her to fit in at her new middle school. In a desperate bid to get rid of her super strength, Thom makes a deal with the Monkey King, a powerful deity and legendary trickster she accidentally released from his 500-year prison sentence. Thom agrees to help the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WestWinds Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Knutson, Barbara.

Summary: In this folktale from the Andes, a clever guinea pig repeatedly outsmarts the fox that wants to eat him for dinner.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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

Summary: Thomas the Tank engine is back with his friends for more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. Don't miss another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and his friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Thomas 2008

Schweizer, Chris.

Summary: Rabbit sets out to prove he is the cleverest animal of all by playing a truly amazing trick, and the reader helps him make choices as he encounters many other creatures, some friendly and some dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2011

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

Cannon, Janell

Summary: Pinduli, a young striped hyena, is hurt by the unkind words of Dog, Lion, and Zebra, but her clever trick in return promotes her clan's survival and spreads harmony throughout the savannah. Includes backmatter notes about hyenas and other animals of the African savannah.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Cannon 2018

Hyde, Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 HYD

Schweizer, Chris.

Summary: Spider, who loves to play tricks, encounters many other creatures as he goes about his daily adventures, and the reader's choices help Spider trick the other animals and stay out of harm's way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SCH

Cervantes, Angela

Summary: Miguel's love of music and desire to prove his talent sees him transported to the Land of the Dead where he meets the trickster Hector, and the two embark on a journey to meet Ernesto de la Cruz who holds the key to Miguel's family history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CER

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: Gathers four tales of tricksters from different cultures, with information and activities for further learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 LOH

Schweizer, Chris.

Summary: Raven, who loves to play tricks, seeks food and shelter after a storm destroys her nest, and the reader helps her make choices as she encounters many other creatures, some friendly and some dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2011

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

Tabor, Corey R.

Summary: "Fox really, really wants to win the jumping contest. He knows just where he’ll put that first-place trophy. The only problem? Fox is not a very good jumper. But he is a very good schemer. . . .The irrepressible fox (sort of) wins and (sort of) gets his comeuppance in this hilarious modern-day trickster tale" Cover-flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E TAB

Lee, Mackenzi

Summary: When Loki and Amora cause the destruction of one of Asgard's most prized possessions, Amora is banished to Earth, where her powers will slowly and excruciatingly fade to nothing. She was the only person who ever looked at Loki's magic as a gift instead of a threat; without her, he slips further into anguish and the shadow of his universally adored brother, Thor. When Asgardian magic is detected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2019

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López, Diana

Summary: When Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead, he meets a trickster named Hector who helps him uncover the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

McGee, Marni.

Summary: When Fox tricks Goose into believing she has lost her ears and needs a new pair, Rabbit catches on and summons the other animals of Frog Jump Pond to help rescue her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E McG

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCG

Owomoyela, Oyekan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 OWO

Schweizer, Chris.

Summary: Coyote seeks food and fun in the canyons and hills of the southwest, and the reader helps him make choices as he encounters many other creatures, some friendly and some dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2011

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

Summary: Collects over twenty trickster stories, in graphic novel format, from various Native American traditions, including tales about coyotes, rabbits, ravens, and other crafty creatures and their mischievous activities

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 2010

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Aylesworth, Jim.

Summary: Tricky Fox uses his sack to trick everyone he meets into giving him ever more valuable items.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Aylesworth 2001

Cannon, Janell

Summary: Pinduli, a young striped hyena, is hurt by the unkind words of Dog, Lion, and Zebra, but her clever trick in return promotes her clan's survival and spreads harmony throughout the savannah. Includes backmatter notes about hyenas and other animals of the African savannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CAN

Schweizer, Chris.

Summary: Fox tries to stop her cousin Roxy from acting like a bully, and the reader helps her make choices as they encounter many other creatures, some friendly and some dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2011

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

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