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  • Dreamers

    Dreamers2018

    by Yuyi Morales , illustrator

    (5,234)

    Summary: An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MORALES

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Louisiana's way home

    Louisiana's way home2018

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (9,441)

    Summary: When Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn't overly worried....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DICAMILLO

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The unteachables

    The unteachables2019

    by Gordon Korman

    (6,607)

    Summary: Told in alternating voices, the teacher and students in room 117 find their lives changed over the course of a school year.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KORMAN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street2017

    by Karina Yan Glaser

    Series: Vanderbeekers

    (13,570)

    Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GLASER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ms. Bixby's last day

    Ms. Bixby's last day2016

    by John David Anderson

    (7,692)

    Summary: Loving their gifted teacher, three boys are dismayed when the teacher falls ill and leaves for the rest of the school year, a situation that compels them to share their stories while cutting class and journeying across town together on a fateful day.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F ANDERSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Lemons

    Lemons2017

    by Melissa Savage

    (1,997)

    Summary: After her mother dies in 1975, ten-year-old Lemonade must live with her grandfather in a small town famous for Bigfoot sightings and soon becomes friends with Tobin, a quirky Bigfoot investigator.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SAVAGE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street [eBook]

    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street2017

    by Karina Yan Glaser

    (13,554)

    Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

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  • Front desk

    Front desk2018

    by Kelly Yang

    (18,727)

    Summary: "Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F YANG

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street [Playaway]

    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street2017

    by Karina Yan Glaser

    Series: Vanderbeekers - #1

    Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F GLASER

    Location: Junior Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect score

    The perfect score2018

    by Rob Buyea

    Series: The Perfect Score - #1

    (1,813)

    Summary: In a story told from different viewpoints, five sixth-graders, facing various challenges and under pressure to do well on statewide assessment tests, agree to a plan for acing the tests.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BUYEA

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Amal unbound

    Amal unbound2020

    by Aisha Saeed

    (12,601)

    Summary: "Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SAEED

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dad and the dinosaur

    Dad and the dinosaur2017

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (1,214)

    Summary: "A boy keeps a toy dinosaur in his pocket to help him be brave like his dad--but when the dinosaur goes missing, Dad knows just what to do." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: E CHOLDENKO

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The epic adventures of Huggie & Stick

    The epic adventures of Huggie & Stick2018

    by Drew Daywalt

    (681)

    Summary: When a grumpy stuffed bunny and a happy-go-lucky stick fall out of their boy's backpack, they embark on an odyssey that takes them all around the world, experiencing one crazy adventure after another.

    BOOK

    Call #: E DAYWALT

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The rhino in right field

    The rhino in right field2018

    by Stacy DeKeyser

    (442)

    Summary: In 1948, Nikko Spirakis, twelve, loves baseball but must get past his hard-working immigrant parents--and the rhino in the outfield--to become a batboy for the local minor league team.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DEKEYSER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • You don't know everything, Jilly P!

    You don't know everything, Jilly P!2018

    by Alex Gino

    (1,814)

    Summary: "When her new baby sister is born deaf, Jilly makes an online connection with a fellow fantasy fan, who happens to be black and deaf, and begins to learn about the many obstacles that exist in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GINO

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 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

  • Lemons

    Lemons2018

    by Melissa Savage

    (2,018)

    Summary: After her mother dies in 1975, ten-year-old Lemonade must live with her grandfather in a small town famous for Bigfoot sightings and soon becomes friends with Tobin, a quirky Bigfoot investigator.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SAVAGE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The great treehouse war

    The great treehouse war2017

    by Lisa Graff

    (1,808)

    Summary: Fifth-grader Winnie, with notes from her friends, writes of turning her treehouse into an embassy after her newly-divorced parents become unreasonable, where she is joined by nine others with complaints.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GRAFF

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

    The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street2018

    by Karina Yan Glaser

    Series: Vanderbeekers - #1

    (13,808)

    Summary: The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GLASER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Amal unbound [eBook]

    Amal unbound2018

    by Aisha Saeed

    Summary: "Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior,...  more »

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  • Bob

    Bob2018

    by Wendy Mass

    (8,132)

    Summary: Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MASS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Greetings from witness protection!

    Greetings from witness protection!2017

    by Jake Burt

    (3,810)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Nicki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors' daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family's security comes from her own past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BURT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • New kid

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft , illustrator

    (34,681)

    Summary: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: Junior Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Because of the rabbit

    Because of the rabbit2019

    by Cynthia Lord

    (1,610)

    Summary: On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F LORD

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Amal unbound [eAudio]

    Amal unbound2018

    by Aisha Saeed

    (12,572)

    Summary: "Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior,...  more »

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  • What if you had animal feet!?

    What if you had animal feet!?2015

    by Sandra Markle

    Series: What If (Scholastic)

    (233)

    Summary: What if you had animal feet? will teach kids about the amazing variety of feet in the animal kingdom and their specialty functions! From cheetahs' fast feet to mountain goats' nimble climbing hooves, to flies' sticky feet!

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.47 MAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mae among the stars

    Mae among the stars2018

    by Roda Ahmed

    (1,466)

    Summary: Mae wanted to be an astronaut. She dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. Her parents encouraged her, saying, "If you...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY AHMED

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Greetings from witness protection!

    Greetings from witness protection!2018

    by Jake Burt

    (3,832)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Nicki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors' daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family's security comes from her own past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BURT

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Strays like us

    Strays like us2018

    by Cecilia Galante

    (692)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Fred (never Winifred) is being fostered by the eccentric but kind Margery Dawson while her mother is dealing with addiction problems, and mostly Fred is determined not to form any...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GALANTE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • I walk with Vanessa : a story about a simple act of kindness

    I walk with Vanessa : a story about a simple act of kindness2018

    by Kerascoët illustrator

    (1,800)

    Summary: An elementary school girl witnesses the bullying of another girl, but she is not sure how to help.

    BOOK

    Call #: E KERASCOET

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Captain Superlative

    Captain Superlative2019

    by J. S. Puller

    (904)

    Summary: Janey, a quiet outsider, is inspired by the eccentric and enigmatic Captain Superlative, a masked superhero who runs through the halls of their middle school, performing radical acts of kindness.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PULLER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details