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  • Bridge to Terabithia

    Bridge to Terabithia2017

    by Katherine. Paterson

    (504,670)

    Summary: Living in rural Virginia, ten-year-old Jess and Leslie become special friends as they create a magical secret world that they call Terabithia. But when a tragic accident causes Leslie's death during a storm, Jess is forced to face life alone.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PATERSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • M.C. Higgins, the great [eBook]

    M.C. Higgins, the great2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (4,166)

    Summary: As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.

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  • Last stop on Market Street [eBook]

    Last stop on Market Street2015

    by Matt de la Peña

    (16,309)

    Summary: Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How...  more »

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  • The graveyard book [eAudio]

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (494,101)

    Summary: After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.

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  • Walk two moons [CD book]

    Walk two moons2001

    by Sharon Creech

    (162,491)

    Summary: After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F CREECH

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A wrinkle in time

    A wrinkle in time2007

    by Madeleine L'Engle

    Series: Murry Family Time Quintet - #1

    (1,131,441)

    Summary: Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F L'ENGLE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 3 details

  • A wrinkle in time [eBook]

    A wrinkle in time

    by Madeleine L'Engle

    (1,131,468)

    Summary: Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

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  • A wrinkle in time [eBook]

    A wrinkle in time2017

    by Madeleine L'Engle

    (1,130,182)

    Summary: Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

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  • The Newbery and Caldecott awards: a guide to the medal and honor books

    The Newbery and Caldecott awards: a guide to the medal and honor books2016

    (5)

    Summary: Reissued each year, The Newbery and Caldecott Awards provides a complete listing of winners from the awards' inceptions in 1922 (Newbery Medal) and 1938 (Caldecott Medal). Each edition also includes...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 011.62 NEW 2016

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,104,107)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

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    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Holes
    Staff Pick

    Holes2000

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,100,900)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SACHAR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Amos Fortune : free man

    Amos Fortune : free man1950

    by Elizabeth Yates

    (9,657)

    Summary: When Amos Fortune was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B FORTUNE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hello, universe [eAudio]

    Hello, universe2017

    by Erin Entrada Kelly

    (19,608)

    Summary: Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

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  • Hello, universe [CD book]

    Hello, universe2017

    by Erin Entrada Kelly (read by Bahni Turpin)

    (19,706)

    Summary: Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F KELLY

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jacob have I loved

    Jacob have I loved1990

    by Katherine Paterson

    (32,818)

    Summary: Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PATERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The high king

    The high king2011

    by Lloyd Alexander

    Series: Chronicles Of Prydain - #5

    (53,559)

    Summary: In the fifth and final book of the chronicles of Prydain, Taran and Prince Gwydion rally an army to stand up to Arawyn, Lord of the Land of death for the ultimate confrontation of the forces of good and evil.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Merci Suarez changes gears

    Merci Suarez changes gears2018

    by Meg Medina

    (7,211)

    Summary: Merci Suarez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MEDINA

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Merci Suarez changes gears [eBook]

    Merci Suarez changes gears2018

    by Meg Medina

    (7,202)

    Summary: Merci Suarez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and...  more »

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  • Hello, universe [Playaway]

    Hello, universe2018

    by Erin Entrada Kelly

    (19,657)

    Summary: Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F KELLY

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • New kid

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft , illustrator

    (46,754)

    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: 1 of 1 details

  • New kid [eAudio]

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft , illustrator

    (46,846)

    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 »

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  • When you trap a tiger

    When you trap a tiger2020

    by Tae Keller

    (13,352)

    Summary: When Lily, her sister Sam, and their mother move in with her sick grandmother, Lily traps a tiger and makes a deal with him to heal Halmoni.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KELLER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • New kid [Playaway]

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F CRAFT

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The crossover [eAudio]

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    (52,409)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

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  • From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler [Playaway]

    From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler2010

    by E. L. Konigsburg

    (202,886)

    Summary: Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F KONIGSBURG

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes [Playaway]

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    (1,104,315)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F SACHAR

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2016

    by Mildred D. Taylor

    Series: Logan Family (Mildred D. Taylor) - #4

    Summary: Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year -- the year of the night riders and the burning, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F TAYLOR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Island of the blue dolphins [Playaway]

    Island of the blue dolphins1995

    by Scott O'Dell

    (317,291)

    Summary: Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F O'DELL

    Location: Junior Playaways

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Call it courage

    Call it courage1990

    by Armstrong Sperry

    (12,980)

    Summary: Ever since his mother was killed in a hurricane, Mafatu, the son of the Great Chief of the people of Hikueru, an island in the southern Pacific ocean, has feared that Moana, the Sea God, would kill...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SPERRY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The giver

    The giver2012

    by Lois Lowry

    Series: Giver Quartet - #1

    (2,160,049)

    Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F LOWRY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • The last cuentista

    The last cuentista2021

    by Donna Barba Higuera

    (8,869)

    Summary: A girl named Petra Pena, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But Petra's world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HIGUERA

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The witch of Blackbird Pond

    The witch of Blackbird Pond2011

    by Elizabeth George Speare

    (145,845)

    Summary: Kit has grown up on the island of Barbados, loved and pampered by her grandfather. But after his death, Kit must leave. It is not permitted for a sixteen-year-old to live by herself. She's heard...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SPEARE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Last Cuentista [eBook]

    The Last Cuentista2021

    by Donna Barba Higuera

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  • The Last Cuentista [eAudio]

    The Last Cuentista2021

    by Donna Barba Higuera

    (9,067)

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  • The one and only Ivan [CD book]

    The one and only Ivan2013

    by Katherine Applegate

    (167,468)

    Summary: When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F APPLEGATE

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Johnny Tremain [eBook]

    Johnny Tremain2011

    by Esther Forbes

    (46,032)

    Summary: Johnny Tremain, a silversmith's apprentice, takes part in the Boston Tea Party and the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

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  • Rifles for Watie.

    Rifles for Watie.1957

    by Harold Keith

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KEITH

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Flora & Ulysses [CD book] : the illuminated adventures

    Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures2013

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (47,280)

    Summary: Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F DICAMILLO

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Johnny Tremain [CD book] : a story of Boston in revolt

    Johnny Tremain : a story of Boston in revolt2005

    by Esther Forbes (read by Grace Conlin )

    (46,058)

    Summary: Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in a dramatic involvement with Otis, Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting operations and subterfuges that lead up to the Boston Tea...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F FORBES

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Walk two moons

    Walk two moons1994

    by Sharon Creech

    (162,472)

    Summary: After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CREECH

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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