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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

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (967,545)

    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 #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Holes
    Staff Pick

    Holes2000

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (969,308)

    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

  • From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
    Staff Pick

    From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler2002

    by E. L Konigsburg

    (190,056)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KONIGSBURG

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (973,745)

    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 #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Rifles for Watie.

    Rifles for Watie.1957

    by Harold Keith

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KEITH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Walk two moons

    Walk two moons1994

    by Sharon Creech

    (152,240)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Julie of the wolves.

    Julie of the wolves.1972

    by Jean Craighead George

    Series: Julie Series

    (55,046)

    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

  • Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices1988

    by Paul Fleischman

    (9,977)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 FLE

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lincoln : a photobiography

    Lincoln : a photobiography1987

    by Russell Freedman

    (10,049)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Island of the Blue Dolphins1990

    by Scott O'Dell

    (293,511)

    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: Juvenile 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: 0 of 1 details

  • Caddie Woodlawn.

    Caddie Woodlawn.1973

    by Carol Ryrie Brink

    (48,242)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bud, not Buddy

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (97,968)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shiloh

    Shiloh1991

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Series: Shiloh Series

    (75,769)

    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 known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F NAYLOR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • A year down yonder

    A year down yonder2000

    by Richard Peck

    (27,898)

    Summary: During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PECK

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Maniac Magee : a novel

    Maniac Magee : a novel1990

    by Jerry Spinelli

    (117,200)

    Summary: After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SPINELLI

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The hero and the crown

    The hero and the crown1984

    by Robin McKinley

    Series: Damar Series

    (49,981)

    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

  • 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

    (163,172)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kira-kira

    Kira-kira2004

    by Cynthia Kadohata

    (23,072)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The slave dancer; a novel.

    The slave dancer; a novel.1973

    by Paula Fox

    (9,831)

    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

  • King of the wind

    King of the wind1976

    by Marguerite Henry

    (24,485)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good masters! Sweet Ladies! : voices from a medieval village

    Good masters! Sweet Ladies! : voices from a medieval village2007

    by Laura Amy Schlitz

    (7,914)

    Summary: A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 812.6 SCH

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The graveyard book
    Staff Pick

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (441,429)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • When you reach me

    When you reach me2009

    by Rebecca Stead

    (94,382)

    Summary: As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F STEAD

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Moon over Manifest

    Moon over Manifest2010

    by Clare Vanderpool

    (30,799)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F VANDERPOOL

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dead end in Norvelt
    Staff Pick

    Dead end in Norvelt2011

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Norvelt Series

    (19,044)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The one and only Ivan

    The one and only Ivan2012

    by Katherine Applegate

    (142,250)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 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

    (164,731)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The door in the wall

    The door in the wall1989

    by Marguerite De Angeli

    (15,320)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DE ANGELI

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A single shard

    A single shard2001

    by Linda Sue Park

    (35,928)

    Summary: Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PARK

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The view from Saturday
    Staff Pick

    The view from Saturday1996

    by E. L Konigsburg

    (43,854)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Out of the dust
    Staff Pick

    Out of the dust1997

    by Karen Hesse

    (69,609)

    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: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Last stop on Market Street

    Last stop on Market Street2015

    by Matt de la Peña

    (13,246)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: E DE LA PENA

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 2 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

    Carry on, Mr. Bowditch1983

    by Jean Lee Latham

    (15,708)

    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