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  • A book

    A book2009

    by Mordicai Gerstein

    Summary: "Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story.

    BOOK

    Call #: E GERSTEIN

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Help! We need a title!

    Help! We need a title!2014

    by Herve Tullet

    (916)

    Summary: Take a peek inside this book and you'll find some characters (though they're still a bit sketchy). They'll be perplexed to see you, so they'll quickly try to track down their author (who has a lot...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E TULLET

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rocket writes a story [downloadable ebook]

    Rocket writes a story2012

    by Tad Hills

    (2,519)

    Summary: "Rocket writes a story about a new friend, the owl"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Sahara special [downloadable audiobook]

    Sahara special2004

    by Esme Raji Codell

    (3,415)

    Summary: Struggling with school and her feelings since her father left, Sahara gets a fresh start with a new and unique teacher who supports her writing talents and the individuality of each of her classmates.

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  • Carpe diem [downloadable audiobook]

    Carpe diem2008

    by Autumn Cornwell

    (2,491)

    Summary: A witty coming-of-age travel adventure about a teen and her grandmother backpacking through Southeast Asia together for a summer. "I've got my entire life planned out for the next ten...  more »

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  • Tales from the House of Bunnicula. [downloadable audiobook] / Books 1-4

    Tales from the House of Bunnicula. / Books 1-42007

    by James Howe

    Summary: Dear possible listener of this audio, want to be a writer, just like my Uncle Harold, who wrote a bunch of books about our friend Bunnicula. So I wrote "It came from beneath the bed"!. It's about a...  more »

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  • The Carrie diaries [downloadable ebook]

    The Carrie diaries2010

    by Candace Bushnell

    (36,581)

    Summary: Tells the story of Manhattan columnist Carrie Bradshaw's high school years, her relationships with her peers, and how she became a writer.

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  • Daphne's book [downloadable ebook]

    Daphne's book2008

    by Mary Downing Hahn

    (1,257)

    Summary: As author Jessica and artist Daphne collaborate on a picture book for a seventh-grade English class contest, Jessica becomes aware of conditions in Daphne's home life that seem to threaten her health and safety.

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  • Isaiah Dunn is my hero

    Isaiah Dunn is my hero2020

    by Kelly J. Baptist

    (499)

    Summary: Isaiah is now the big man of the house. But it's a lot harder than his dad made it look. His little sister, Charlie, asks too many questions, and Mama's gone totally silent. Good thing Isaiah can...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BAPTIST

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Time for change

    Time for change2017

    by Varian Johnson

    Series: American Girl Today Series - #3

    (72)

    Summary: Gabriela is offered a dance opportunity she cannot pass up during her already busy sixth grade year, but she finds herself wishing she could work on her poetry instead and wonders if her dreams have changed.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN GABRIELA

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dying to meet you

    Dying to meet you2009

    by Kate Klise

    Series: 43 Old Cemetery Road Series - #1

    (7,867)

    Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author, I.B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.

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    Call #: J F KLISE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Changes for Kit! : a winter story, 1934

    Changes for Kit! : a winter story, 19342001

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series - #6

    (2,087)

    Summary: In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Imagination according to Humphrey

    Imagination according to Humphrey2015

    by Betty G Birney

    Series: Humphrey Series - #11

    (497)

    Summary: "During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BIRNEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rocket writes a story
    Staff Pick

    Rocket writes a story2012

    by Tad Hills

    (2,519)

    Summary: "Rocket writes a story about a new friend, the owl"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: E HILLS

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Henry & the crazed chicken pirates

    Henry & the crazed chicken pirates2009

    by Carolyn Crimi

    (209)

    Summary: When the Buccaneer Bunnies receive a note from an unknown enemy, Henry researches and writes a book called "Plan for Impending Danger from the Unknown Enemy Who Wrote the Scary Note," which helps him when the enemy finally arrives.

    BOOK

    Call #: E CRIMI

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Billy's booger : a memoir (which is a true story, which this book is)

    Billy's booger : a memoir (which is a true story, which this book is)2015

    by William Joyce

    (720)

    Summary: Billy's wild imagination gets him into trouble at school, but a creative writing contest could be the perfect opportunity for him to shine.

    BOOK

    Call #: E JOYCE

    Location: Picture Books

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  • The worst book ever

    The worst book ever2019

    by Elise Gravel , illustrator

    (283)

    Summary: "Don't take the title as a metaphor: it really is the worst book ever. Governor General Literary Award winning children's book author and illustrator Elise Gravel takes readers on an unexpected...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN GRA

    Location: Junior Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dying to meet you

    Dying to meet you2010

    by Kate Klise

    Series: 43 Old Cemetery Road - #1

    (7,866)

    Summary: Children's book author I.B. Grumply gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer, in this story told mostly through letters.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KLISE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inkheart [downloadable audiobook]

    Inkheart2005

    by Cornelia Caroline Funke

    (387,892)

    Summary: Imagine it were possible to bring the characters from a book to life. Not like when you listen to an audiobook with such enchantment that the characters seem to jump off the pages and into your...  more »

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  • Fire star

    Fire star2007

    by Chris D'Lacey

    Series: Last Dragon Chronicles - #3

    (16,220)

    Summary: David Rain is faced with the most perilous task yet when Gwilanna returns, this time determined to resurrect the dragon Gawain on the ice cap of the Tooth of Ragnar, unless David and her friends can stop her.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F D'LACEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The school story [downloadable audiobook]

    The school story2008

    by Andrew Clements

    (11,302)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Natalie has written a fabulous book and is determined to get it published. Luckily, she has connections to the publishing world--her mother is an assistant editor at a major...  more »

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  • Mr. Putter & Tabby write the book

    Mr. Putter & Tabby write the book2004

    by Cynthia Rylant

    Series: Mr. Putter & Tabby

    (606)

    Summary: During a big snow, Mr. Putter decides to write a mystery novel, but what he ends up with is entirely different.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER PURPLE RYLANT

    Location: Junior Readers Purple

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The word collector

    The word collector2018

    by Peter H. Reynolds

    (3,764)

    Summary: Jerome enjoys collecting and using words that he hears, reads, or sees, and then decides to share his collection with others.

    BOOK

    Call #: E REYNOLDS

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing

    Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing2016

    by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

    (658)

    Summary: This story starts with a ukulele-playing octopus harboring dreams of intergalactic travel, but how it ends is up to you.

    BOOK

    Call #: E TOKUDA-HALL

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Grumpycorn

    Grumpycorn2020

    by Sarah McIntyre , illustrator

    (178)

    Summary: Unicorn wants to write the most fabulous story, but he has no idea what to write, and soon he starts blaming his lack of ideas on the friends who keep "interrupting" him -- until they show him that all the best stories are written together.

    BOOK

    Call #: E MCINTYRE

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • No boring stories

    No boring stories2018

    by Julie Falatko

    (329)

    Summary: Bored with sweet, boring picture books about cute and fluffy creatures, a group of unpopular animals tries to write an adventure story featuring themselves, with unwanted help from over-eager Bunny.

    BOOK

    Call #: E FALATKO

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Library mouse : a friend's tale

    Library mouse : a friend's tale2009

    by Daniel Kirk

    Series: Library Mouse Books - #2

    (543)

    Summary: Sam, the shy mouse that lives in the library and likes to write books, collaborates with a boy in the library's Authors and Illustrators Club.

    BOOK

    Call #: E KIRK

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fire within

    The fire within2005

    by Chris D'Lacey

    Series: Last Dragon Chronicles - #1

    Summary: When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F D'LACEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Confessions of a former bully

    Confessions of a former bully2010

    by Trudy Ludwig

    (254)

    Summary: Nine-year-old Katie's punishment for bullying classmates includes making up for the hurt she has caused, and so she decides to write a book about bullying, why it is not okay, and how to start being a better friend.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F LUDWIG

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Library mouse : a museum adventure

    Library mouse : a museum adventure2012

    by Daniel Kirk

    Series: Library Mouse Books - #4.

    (313)

    Summary: Sam, the shy mouse that lives in the library and likes to write books, and his friend Sarah, visit a museum and write about their experience in each of their journals. Sam shows Sarah that journals...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E KIRK

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inside this book : (are three books)

    Inside this book : (are three books)2015

    by Barney Saltzberg , illustrator

    (349)

    Summary: Given blank books by their mother, Seymour, Fiona, and Wilbur let their imaginations fly, then put their stories, poems, and pictures together in a single, shared book.

    BOOK

    Call #: E SALTZBERG

    Location: Picture Books

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  • How this book was made : based on a true story

    How this book was made : based on a true story2016

    by Mac Barnett

    (1,274)

    Summary: Presents the journey of a book's creation, from its initial writing and illustrating to its misadventures with pirates and an angry tiger.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BARNETT

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Ideas are all around

    Ideas are all around2016

    by Philip Christian Stead , illustrator

    (1,223)

    Summary: In search of writing ideas, an author takes a walk with his dog around the neighborhood.

    BOOK

    Call #: E STEAD

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Howie Monroe and the doghouse of doom

    Howie Monroe and the doghouse of doom2002

    by James Howe

    Series: Tales From The House Of Bunnicula - #3

    (304)

    Summary: Continuing his search for fame as a writer, Howie the wire-haired dachshund creates a story remarkably similar to the popular one he has heard about a heroic boy wizard.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F HOWE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Word after word after word

    Word after word after word2010

    by Patricia MacLachlan

    Series: Henry Tibbett Series

    (1,637)

    Summary: A visiting author teaches five friends about the power of words and writing.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MACLACHLAN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rowley Jefferson's journal

    Rowley Jefferson's journal2019

    by Jeff Kinney , illustrator

    Series: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Series - #1

    (35,442)

    Summary: In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

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    Call #: J F KINNEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Library mouse

    Library mouse2007

    by Daniel Kirk

    Series: Library Mouse Books - #1

    (3,983)

    Summary: Sam, a shy but creative mouse who lives in a library, decides to write and illustrate his own stories which he places on the shelves with the other library books but when children find the tales, they all want to meet the author.

    BOOK

    Call #: E KIRK

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little Red writing

    Little Red writing2013

    by Joan Holub

    (1,783)

    Summary: Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything--but first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000.

    BOOK

    Call #: E HOLUB

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bad Kitty drawn to trouble

    Bad Kitty drawn to trouble2014

    by Nick Bruel , illustrator

    Series: Bad Kitty Chapter Book Series

    (1,338)

    Summary: Author/illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight. Includes a recipe for roasted turnips.
  • Someone like me

    Someone like me2017

    by Patricia MacLachlan

    (300)

    Summary: In this semi-autobiographical picture book, author Patricia MacLachlan relates what it might take to grow up to become a writer.

    BOOK

    Call #: E MACLACHLAN

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details