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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

    (4)

    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

  • A wrinkle in time [DVD]

    A wrinkle in time2004

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin are guided by unearthly strangers as they go on a journey through space and time to search for Meg's and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY WRINKLE

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bridge to Terabithia [DVD]

    Bridge to Terabithia2007

    Summary: Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY BRIDGE

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tale of Despereaux [DVD]

    The tale of Despereaux2009

    Summary: Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CHILDREN TALE

    Location: DVDs Children

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The one and only Ivan

    The one and only Ivan2012

    by Katherine Applegate

    (148,248)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F APPLEGATE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Caddie Woodlawn.

    Caddie Woodlawn.1973

    by Carol Ryrie Brink

    (49,073)

    Summary: The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BRINK

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dear Mr. Henshaw [CD book]

    Dear Mr. Henshaw1992

    by Beverly Cleary

    (37,716)

    Summary: In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F CLEARY

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The grey king [CD book]

    The grey king2003

    by Susan Cooper (read by Richard Mitchley )

    Series: Dark Is Rising Series

    (37,030)

    Summary: A strange boy and dog remind Will Stanton that he is an immortal, whose quest is to find the golden harp which will rouse others from a long slumber in the Welsh hills so they may prepare for the ultimate battle of Light versus Dark.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F COOPER

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Walk two moons [CD book]

    Walk two moons2001

    by Sharon Creech

    (155,719)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bud, not Buddy

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (99,709)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CURTIS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The door in the wall

    The door in the wall1989

    by Marguerite De Angeli

    (15,629)

    Summary: A crippled boy in fourteenth-century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DE ANGELI

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tale of Despereaux [CD book] : [being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread]

    The tale of Despereaux2003

    by Kate DiCamillo (read by Graeme Malcolm )

    (168,689)

    Summary: The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F DICAMILLO

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

    The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread2003

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (168,689)

    Summary: The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DICAMILLO

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The twenty-one balloons

    The twenty-one balloons1947

    by William Pène Du Bois

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DU BOIS

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices1988

    by Paul Fleischman

    (10,046)

    Summary: A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 FLE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Joyful noise [CD book] : poems for two voices

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices1997

    by Paul Fleischman

    Summary: A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 811.54 FLE

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The whipping boy [CD book]

    The whipping boy1993

    by Sid Fleischman

    (25,351)

    Summary: A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F FLEISCHMAN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The slave dancer; a novel.

    The slave dancer; a novel.1973

    by Paula Fox

    (9,887)

    Summary: Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F FOX

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The slave dancer [CD book]

    The slave dancer2008

    by Paula Fox (read by Peter MacNicol )

    (9,887)

    Summary: Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F FOX

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lincoln : a photobiography

    Lincoln : a photobiography1987

    by Russell Freedman

    (10,745)

    Summary: Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The graveyard book
    Staff Pick

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (455,789)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GAIMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The graveyard book [CD book]

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman (read by Neil Gaiman)

    (455,785)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F GAIMAN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dead end in Norvelt
    Staff Pick

    Dead end in Norvelt2011

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Norvelt Series

    (19,606)

    Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GANTOS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Julie of the wolves.

    Julie of the wolves.1972

    by Jean Craighead George

    Series: Julie Series

    (55,909)

    Summary: While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GEORGE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King of the wind

    King of the wind1976

    by Marguerite Henry

    (24,661)

    Summary: Sham and the stable boy Agba travel from Morocco to France to England where, at last, Sham's majesty is recognized and he becomes the "Godolphin Arabian," ancestor of the most superior Thoroughbred horses.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F HENRY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Out of the dust
    Staff Pick

    Out of the dust1997

    by Karen Hesse

    (70,709)

    Summary: In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F HESSE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Smoky, the cowhorse [CD book]

    Smoky, the cowhorse2002

    by Will James (read by Jim Weiss )

    (6,526)

    Summary: If you'd like to meet a real cow puncher, you'll enjoy Clint, the bronc peeler. He'll tell you all about his favority pony, Smoky, who lived a full horse's life in cow country in the early 1900s.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F JAMES

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kira-kira

    Kira-kira2004

    by Cynthia Kadohata

    (23,394)

    Summary: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KADOHATA

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rifles for Watie.

    Rifles for Watie.1957

    by Harold Keith

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KEITH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The view from Saturday [CD book]

    The view from Saturday2004

    by E. L Konigsburg

    Summary: Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F KONIGSBURG

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The view from Saturday
    Staff Pick

    The view from Saturday1996

    by E. L Konigsburg

    (44,481)

    Summary: Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who choses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KONIGSBURG

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler1995

    by E. L Konigsburg (read by Jan Miner)

    (193,878)

    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 CD BOOK F KONIGSBURG

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (194,341)

    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 Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

    Carry on, Mr. Bowditch1983

    by Jean Lee Latham

    (15,937)

    Summary: A fictionalized biography of the mathematician and astronomer who realized his childhood desire to become a ship's captain and authored The American Practical Navigator.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F LATHAM

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A wrinkle in time [CD book]

    A wrinkle in time2005

    by Madeleine L'Engle (read by Madeleine L'Engle )

    Series: Murry Family Time Quintet

    (1,074,358)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin are guided by unearthly strangers as they go on a journey through space and time to search for Meg's and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F L'ENGLE

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Number the stars [CD book]

    Number the stars1993

    by Lois Lowry (read by Christina Moore )

    Summary: In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F LOWRY

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hero and the crown

    The hero and the crown1984

    by Robin McKinley

    Series: Damar Series

    (50,200)

    Summary: Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the blue sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MCKINLEY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shiloh [CD book]

    Shiloh1992

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (read by Peter MacNicol )

    Series: Shiloh Series

    (77,197)

    Summary: When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F NAYLOR

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH

    Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH1985

    by Robert C O'Brien

    Series: Rats Of NIMH Series

    (166,443)

    Summary: Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F O'BRIEN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Island of the Blue Dolphins1990

    by Scott O'Dell

    (300,931)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F O'DELL

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details