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  • A Grimm warning [Playaway]

    A Grimm warning2014

    by Chris Colfer

    Series: Land Of Stories (Chapter Books) - #3

    (35,976)

    Summary: Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him -- until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm. With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY YA F COLFER

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wishing spell [eAudio]

    The wishing spell2012

    by Chris Colfer

    (106,414)

    Summary: The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Their world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of...  more »

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  • Inkdeath [downloadable audiobook]

    Inkdeath2008

    by Cornelia Caroline Funke

    (80,846)

    Summary: Caught between the covers of a cursed story… Ever since the extraordinary events of Inkspell, when the enchanted book Inkheart drew Meggie and her father, Mo, into its chapters, life in the...  more »

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  • Inkspell [downloadable audiobook]

    Inkspell2005

    by Cornelia Caroline Funke

    (118,955)

    Summary: Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of Inkheart, the book whose characters came to life, and changed her life forever. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought...  more »

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  • The adventures of Benny [downloadable ebook]

    The adventures of Benny2009

    by Steve Shreve

    (135)

    Summary: A resourceful young boy's adventures introduce him to a host of characters, including Bigfoot, a mummy, pirates, monkeys, and his very own Booger-Man.

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  • Elements of Fiction Writing - Characters & Viewpoint [downloadable ebook] / Proven advice and timeless techniques for creating compelling characters by an award-winning author.

    Elements of Fiction Writing - Characters & Viewpoint / Proven advice and timeless techniques for creating compelling characters by an award-winning author.2010

    by Orson Scott Card

    (4,403)

    Summary: Vivid and memorable characters aren't born: they have to be madeThis book is a set of tools: literary crowbars, chisels, mallets, pliers and tongs. Use them to pry, chip, yank and sift good...  more »

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  • Shelf discovery : teen classics we never stopped reading

    Shelf discovery : teen classics we never stopped reading2009

    by Lizzie Skurnick

    (1,134)

    BOOK

    Call #: 028.9 SKU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lineup : the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives

    The lineup : the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives2009

    (477)

    Summary: Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotswe.

    BOOK

    Call #: 813 LIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kind of a big deal

    Kind of a big deal2020

    by Shannon Hale

    (1,966)

    Summary: Dropping out of high school to pursue her Broadway ambitions, a talented performer lands in a directionless job before a visit to the library catapults her into the plotlines of the books she reads.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HALE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A is for Atticus : baby names from great books

    A is for Atticus : baby names from great books2008

    by Lorilee Craker

    (119)

    Summary: "A fresh collection of dynamic, modern, and meaningful literary names selected from great books."--Provided by the publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: 929.44 CRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Story genius : how to use brain science to go beyond outlining and write a riveting novel (before you waste three years writing 327 pages that go nowhere)

    Story genius : how to use brain science to go beyond outlining and write a riveting novel (before you waste three years writing 327 pages that go nowhere)2016

    by Lisa Cron

    (2,922)

    Summary: "Following on the heels of Lisa Cron's breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 808.3 CRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The book jumper

    The book jumper2017

    by Mechthild Gläser

    (8,271)

    Summary: "A teen girl discovers she is a book jumper--she can leap directly into books, meet the characters, and experience the world of the book." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GLASER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Help! We need a title!

    Help! We need a title!2014

    by Herve Tullet

    (919)

    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

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  • Lost in a book

    Lost in a book2017

    by Jennifer Donnelly

    Series: Lost In A Book Series

    (12,728)

    Summary: Smart, bookish Belle, a captive in the Beast's castle, has become accustomed to her new home and has befriended its inhabitants. When she comes upon Nevermore, an enchanted book unlike anything else...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DONNELLY

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Goldilocks for dinner  : a funny book about manners

    Goldilocks for dinner : a funny book about manners2019

    by Susan McElroy Montanari

    (73)

    Summary: "Goblin and Troll are headed to town for tea, hoping they don't run into any wretched children. Children are smelly and rude! Goblin has an idea: they'll find the rudest child of all and have it for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E MONTANARI

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inkheart [DVD]

    Inkheart2009

    Summary: When Mo Folchart reads a story aloud, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. One night he brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY INKHEART

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Two peas in a pod

    Two peas in a pod2018

    by Sarah Mlynowski

    Series: Whatever After - #11

    (880)

    Summary: Abby is feeling slighted by not being chosen festival leader at school, and her brother Jonah thinks that a trip through the magic mirror is just what she needs--but when they find themselves in a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MLYNOWSKI

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Worlds collide [eBook]

    Worlds collide2017

    by Chris Colfer

    Summary: With all of the fairy tale characters occupying the same world in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex face their biggest challenge to date of restoring order to the human and fairy tale realms. Conner and...  more »

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  • Worlds collide

    Worlds collide2017

    by Chris Colfer

    Series: Land Of Stories (Chapter Books) - #6

    (18,952)

    Summary: With all of the fairy tale characters occupying the same world in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex face their biggest challenge to date of restoring order to the human and fairy tale realms. Conner and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F COLFER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Worlds collide [CD book]

    Worlds collide2017

    by Chris Colfer (read by Author)

    Series: Land Of Stories (Chapter Books) - #6

    (18,975)

    Summary: With all of the fairy tale characters occupying the same world in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex face their biggest challenge to date of restoring order to the human and fairy tale realms. Conner and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F COLFER

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Abby in Wonderland

    Abby in Wonderland2017

    by Sarah Mlynowski

    Series: Whatever After Series - #11

    (1,220)

    Summary: Instead of the usual fairy tale, Abby finds herself in the middle of a book, Alice in Wonderland, with two of her friends, plus bossy Penny (who is definitely not a friend), and in order to get back...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MLYNOWSKI

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Hark! : a vagrant

    Hark! : a vagrant2017

    by Kate Beaton

    (23,082)

    Summary: "Hark! A Vagrant" takes readers on a romp through history and literature -- with dignity for few and cookies for all -- with comic strips about famous authors, their characters, and political and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 BEA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Peter & the Starcatchers

    Peter & the Starcatchers2004

    by Dave Barry

    Series: Starcatchers Series

    (72,939)

    Summary: Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. A fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BARRY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky

    Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky2019

    by Kwame Mbalia

    (5,144)

    Summary: Seventh-grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save his best friend when they were in a bus accident together. All he has left of Eddie is the journal his friend...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MBALIA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Two peas in a pod [eBook]

    Two peas in a pod2018

    by Sarah Mlynowski

    Summary: Abby is feeling slighted by not being chosen festival leader at school, and her brother Jonah thinks that a trip through the magic mirror is just what she needs--but when they find themselves in a...  more »

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  • In a blink

    In a blink2013

    by Kiki Thorpe

    (2,805)

    Summary: When four friends are whisked out of their ordinary lives to Never Land, home to fairies and mermaids, Queen Clarion and Tinker Bell have to figure out a way for them to get home.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F THORPE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Thursday Next in Something rotten : a novel

    Thursday Next in Something rotten : a novel2004

    by Jasper Fforde

    Series: Thursday Next Series

    (33,168)

    BOOK

    Call #: F FFORDE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Thursday Next in first among sequels : a novel

    Thursday Next in first among sequels : a novel2007

    by Jasper Fforde

    Series: Thursday Next Novels

    (25,272)

    BOOK

    Call #: F FFORDE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In a glass Grimmly

    In a glass Grimmly2012

    by Adam Gidwitz

    Series: Grimm Series

    (7,656)

    Summary: Companion to: A tale dark & Grimm.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GIDWITZ

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Open very carefully

    Open very carefully2013

    by Nick Bromley

    (1,971)

    Summary: A crocodile falls into a quiet storybook and wreaks havoc on the characters, in a tale that invites youngsters to slam the book shut or find the courage to take a peek inside.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BROMLEY

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic and other misdemeanors

    Magic and other misdemeanors2017

    by Michael Buckley

    Series: Sisters Grimm Series - #5

    (18,286)

    Summary: Fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm face their first case without Granny Relda's help when the future gets mixed up with the past in Ferryport Landing, and because some of the future does...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BUCKLEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sugar and spice

    Sugar and spice2016

    by Sarah Mlynowski

    Series: Whatever After - #10

    (1,316)

    Summary: In this trip through the magic mirror, Abby and Jonah find themselves in the tale of Hansel and Gretel, where they have to deal with the witch and hope the portal will open so they can get home.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MLYNOWSKI

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Semi-charming kind of life : a school story

    Semi-charming kind of life : a school story2015

    by Suzanne Selfors

    Series: Ever After High (Suzanne Selfors) - #3

    (1,097)

    Summary: "At Ever After High, a boarding school for the sons and daughters of fairytale characters, Darling Charming is expected to excel in Damsel-In-Distressing class, but she yearns for adventure and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SELFORS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A perfectly messed-up story

    A perfectly messed-up story2014

    by Patrick McDonnell

    (2,278)

    Summary: Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.

    BOOK

    Call #: E MCDONNELL

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Untamed : a novel

    Untamed : a novel2015

    by A. G. Howard

    (5,276)

    Summary: "Alyssa Gardner went down the rabbit hole and took control of her destiny. She survived the battle for Wonderland and the battle for her heart. In this collection of three novellas, join Alyssa and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HOWARD

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Thursday Next in Lost in a good book [large print]

    Thursday Next in Lost in a good book2003

    by Jasper Fforde

    Series: Thursday Next Series

    (50,413)

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F FFORDE

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A tale dark & Grimm
    Staff Pick

    A tale dark & Grimm2010

    by Adam Gidwitz

    Series: Grimm Series

    (22,649)

    Summary: Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GIDWITZ

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Pick the plot

    Pick the plot2018

    by James Riley

    Series: Story Thieves Series - #4

    (1,169)

    Summary: Owen is trapped in a time travel plot-your-own-adventure book, controlled by the reader, and a bizarre fellow prisoner, Kara Dox, might be his only hope for escaping to save Bethany.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F RILEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Worlds collide

    Worlds collide2017

    by Chris Colfer

    Series: Land Of Stories - #6

    (19,240)

    Summary: With all of the fairy tale characters occupying the same world, Conner and Alex face their biggest challenge to date of restoring order to the human and fairy tale realms.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: YA F COLFER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details