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  • Tribal journey [downloadable ebook]

    Tribal journey2013

    by Gary Robinson

    (8)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jason is left with a paralyzed leg after a car accident and it is only after becoming involved with his Duwamish mother's tribe and learning to "pull" a canoe that he begins to see himself as more than a boy in a wheelchair.

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  • As if being 12 3/4 isn't bad enough, my mother is running for president! [downloadable ebook]

    As if being 12 3/4 isn't bad enough, my mother is running for president!2008

    by Donna Gephart

    (277)

    Summary: Preparing for spelling bees, having a secret admirer, and waiting for her chest size to catch up with her enormous feet are pressure enough, but twelve-year-old Vanessa must also deal with loneliness...  more »

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  • Red glass [downloadable audiobook]

    Red glass2009

    by Laura Resau

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Sophie has been frail and delicate since her premature birth, but discovers her true strength during a journey through Mexico, where the six-year-old orphan her family hopes to adopt...  more »

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  • When life gives you O.J. [downloadable ebook]

    When life gives you O.J.2011

    by Erica S Perl

    (1,553)

    Summary: Zelly Fried wants a dog more than anything, so at the urging of her grandfather, during the summer before sixth grade she takes care of a "practice dog" made out of an orange juice jug to show her...  more »

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  • Queen Sophie Hartley [downloadable ebook]

    Queen Sophie Hartley2005

    by Stephanie Greene

    (31)

    Summary: A suggestion from her mother leads Sophie to befriend the new girl at school and an elderly, grouchy woman, and helps her overcome the feeling that she is not good at anything.

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  • Skin deep [downloadable ebook]

    Skin deep2008

    by E. M Crane

    (472)

    Summary: When sixteen-year-old Andrea Anderson begins caring for a sick neighbor's dog, she learns a lot about life, death, pottery, friendship, hope, and love.

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  • Stravaganza [downloadable ebook] / city of ships

    Stravaganza / city of ships2010

    by Mary Hoffman

    Summary: Feeling inferior to her talented twin brother, teenaged Isabel is transported to a parallel world that resembles the Italian Renaissance city-state of Ravenna, where she tries to save the city from attack by the fierce Gate people.

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  • Calli be gold [downloadable ebook]

    Calli be gold2011

    by Michele Weber Hurwitz

    (680)

    Summary: Eleven-year-old Calli, the third child in a family of busy high-achievers, likes to take her time and observe rather than rush around, and when she meets an awkward, insecure second-grader named Noah...  more »

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  • Minnie McClary speaks her mind [downloadable audiobook]

    Minnie McClary speaks her mind2012

    by Valerie Hobbs

    Summary: Minnie McClary's life was turned upside down when her family moved from the big city to a small town, and now she has nothing but problems. Miss Marks, her new language arts teacher, thinks that the...  more »

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  • Long shot [downloadable ebook] / a Comeback Kids novel

    Long shot / a Comeback Kids novel2008

    by Mike Lupica

    (765)

    Summary: Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school.

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  • Notes from the dog [downloadable ebook]

    Notes from the dog2009

    by Gary Paulsen

    (2,124)

    Summary: When Johanna shows up at the beginning of summer to house-sit next door to Finn, he has no idea of the profound effect she will have on his life by the time summer vacation is over.

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  • Foundling [downloadable ebook]

    Foundling2007

    by D. M. Cornish

    (7,636)

    Summary: Having grown up in a home for foundlings and possessing a girl's name, Rossamünd sets out to report to his new job as a lamplighter and has several adventures along the way as he meets people and...  more »

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  • Alvin Ho allergic to girls, school, and other scary things [downloadable ebook]

    Alvin Ho allergic to girls, school, and other scary things2008

    by Lenore Look

    (6,549)

    Summary: A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.

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  • Molly McGinty has a really good day [downloadable ebook]

    Molly McGinty has a really good day2004

    by Gary Paulsen

    (241)

    Summary: When supremely organized seventh-grader, Molly McGinty, loses the notebook she relies on to keep her life in order she spends the day in chaos.

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  • The importance of wings [downloadable ebook]

    The importance of wings2009

    by Robin Friedman

    (111)

    Summary: Roxanne just wants to be a normal American girl with a normal American family. But with her mother back in Israel and her father working long hours as a cab driver in Manhattan, Roxanne and her...  more »

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  • Be more chill

    Be more chill2004

    by Ned Vizzini

    (12,142)

    Summary: Badly in need of self-confidence and a change of image, high school nerd Jeremy Heere swallows a pill-sized super computer that is supposed to help him get whatever he wants.

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    Call #: F VIZZINI

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  • Not quite Snow White

    Not quite Snow White2019

    by Ashley Franklin

    (952)

    Summary: Tameika is excited to audition for the school's Snow White musical, but when she overhears her classmates say she is too tall, chubby, and brown to play Snow White, she questions whether she is right for the part.

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    Call #: E FRANKLIN

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Lea dives in

    Lea dives in2016

    by Lisa Yee

    Series: Girl Of The Year. 2016: Lea - #1

    (552)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Lea Clark takes a family trip to Brazil where she learns to overcome her fear of the ocean and meets a new friend who inspires her to embrace the thrills and beauty of Brazil.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN LEA

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Red glass [downloadable ebook]

    Red glass2007

    by Laura Resau

    (1,853)

    Summary: One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a 6-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a...  more »

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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 »

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    Call #: J F YANG

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Front desk [CD book]

    Front desk2018

    by Kelly Yang

    (18,579)

    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 »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F YANG

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Meet Yasmin!

    Meet Yasmin!2018

    by Saadia Faruqi

    Series: Yasmin

    (933)

    Summary: In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.

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    Call #: J F FARUQI

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Be who you are
    Staff Pick

    Be who you are2016

    by Todd Parr

    (652)

    Summary: Picture book encouraging kids to be proud of what makes them unique, where they come from, and how they express themselves and see the world.

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    Call #: E PARR

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Yasmin the painter

    Yasmin the painter2019

    by Saadia Faruqi

    (107)

    Summary: Unsure about her artistic skills, second-grader Yasmin is not looking forward to the art competition at school--but with the support and encouragement of her family she produces a prize-winning painting.

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    Call #: J F FARUQI

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • The cow who climbed a tree

    The cow who climbed a tree2016

    by Gemma Merino

    (972)

    Summary: Although her sisters think she is silly, Tina is a curious cow who loves to explore and try new things.

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    Call #: E MERINO

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Allie, first at last

    Allie, first at last2016

    by Angela Cervantes

    (558)

    Summary: Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning...  more »

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    Call #: J F CERVANTES

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Allie, first at last [eBook]

    Allie, first at last2016

    by Angela Cervantes

    (553)

    Summary: Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning...  more »

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  • Paris for two

    Paris for two2016

    by Phoebe Stone

    (226)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Petunia is used to living in the shadow of her fourteen-year-old half-sister, Ava, their mother's favorite, but now that the whole family has moved to Paris for a year, Pet finds...  more »

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    Call #: J F STONE

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Alvin Ho : allergic to birthday parties, science projects, and other man-made catastrophes

    Alvin Ho : allergic to birthday parties, science projects, and other man-made catastrophes2010

    by Lenore Look

    Series: Alvin Ho

    (595)

    Summary: When second-grader Alvin Ho is invited to a birthday party given by a girl, his fear of everything causes him to dread going.

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    Call #: J F LOOK

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • The world from up here

    The world from up here2016

    by Cecilia Galante

    (403)

    Summary: Wren Baker is an anxious twelve-year-old, so when her mother goes into a hospital for depression, and she and her younger brother, who has Asperger's syndrome, go to live with her aunt and her...  more »

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    Call #: J F GALANTE

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Alvin Ho : allergic to dead bodies, funerals, and other fatal circumstances ;

    Alvin Ho : allergic to dead bodies, funerals, and other fatal circumstances ;2011

    by Lenore Look

    Series: Alvin Ho

    (542)

    Summary: A fearful second grader in Concord, Massachusetts, learns about death when his grandfather's best friend passes away and he offers to accompany his grandfather to the funeral.

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    Call #: J F LOOK

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • The boy who saved Cleveland : based on a true story

    The boy who saved Cleveland : based on a true story2006

    by James Giblin

    (113)

    Summary: During a malaria epidemic in late eighteenth-century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-year-old Seth Doan surprises his family, his neighbors, and himself by having the strength to carry and grind enough corn to feed everyone.

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    Call #: J F GIBLIN

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Alvin Ho : allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters

    Alvin Ho : allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters2009

    by Lenore Look

    Series: Alvin Ho

    (1,523)

    Summary: When Alvin's father takes him camping to instill a love of nature, like that of their home-town hero Henry David Thoreau, Alvin makes a new friend and learns that he can be brave despite his fear of everything.

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    Call #: J F LOOK

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Alvin Ho [downloadable ebook] / allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters

    Alvin Ho / allergic to camping, hiking, and other natural disasters2009

    by Lenore Look

    (1,523)

    Summary: When Alvin's father takes him camping to instill a love of nature, like that of their home-town hero Henry David Thoreau, Alvin makes a new friend and learns that he can be brave despite his fear of everything.

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  • Alvin Ho collection [CD book]. Books 3 and 4

    Alvin Ho collection . Books 3 and 42011

    by Lenore Look (read by Everette Plen)

    (13)

    Summary: A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F LOOK

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Isabelle

    Isabelle2014

    by Laurence Yep

    Series: Girl Of The Year. 2014: Isabelle - #1

    (673)

    Summary: Isabelle, who attends a performing arts school in Washington, D.C., with her older sister, Jade, has a passion for ballet dancing but lacks self-confidence.

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    Call #: J F AMERICAN ISABELLE

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Linus the little yellow pencil

    Linus the little yellow pencil2019

    by Scott Magoon , illustrator

    (458)

    Summary: Linus hopes to win the family art show but his eraser, Ernie, obliterates his work, his self-confidence, and his joy until a word from Smudge inspires Linus to try again.

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    Call #: E MAGOON

    Location: New Picture Books

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  • Crown : an ode to the fresh cut

    Crown : an ode to the fresh cut2017

    by Derrick D. Barnes

    (3,842)

    Summary: The barbershop is where the magic happens. Boys go in as lumps of clay and, with princely robes draped around their shoulders, a dab of cool shaving cream on their foreheads, and a slow, steady cut,...  more »

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    Call #: E BARNES

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Dancing solo

    Dancing solo2014

    by Jake Maddox

    Series: Jake Maddox Girl Sports Stories

    (63)

    Summary: Sarah knows that she is the best dancer in her class, and she is eager to show off at the upcoming recital--but when a new move proves unexpectedly difficult and she has to ask for help, her confidence is shaken.

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    Call #: J F MADDOX

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Lety out loud

    Lety out loud2019

    by Angela Cervantes

    Series: Furry Friends Animal Shelter

    (375)

    Summary: Can Lety find her voice before it's too late? Lety Muñoz's first language is Spanish, and she likes to take her time putting her words together. She loves volunteering at the Furry Friends Animal...  more »

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    Call #: J F CERVANTES

    Location: Junior Fiction

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