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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

  • 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

  • The one and only Ivan

    The one and only Ivan2012

    by Katherine Applegate

    (145,226)

    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

  • Moon over Manifest [CD book]

    Moon over Manifest2011

    by Clare Vanderpool (read by Justine Eyre)

    (30,958)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F VANDERPOOL

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dead end in Norvelt
    Staff Pick

    Dead end in Norvelt2011

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Norvelt Series

    (19,390)

    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

  • Moon over Manifest

    Moon over Manifest2010

    by Clare Vanderpool

    (30,959)

    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

  • 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

    (192,624)

    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: Juvenile Playways

    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

  • When you reach me

    When you reach me2009

    by Rebecca Stead

    (97,109)

    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

  • When you reach me [CD book]

    When you reach me2009

    by Rebecca Stead (read by Cynthia Holloway )

    (97,102)

    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 »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F STEAD

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The graveyard book
    Staff Pick

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (449,062)

    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)

    (449,030)

    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

  • The slave dancer [CD book]

    The slave dancer2008

    by Paula Fox (read by Peter MacNicol )

    (9,862)

    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

  • Holes [Playaway]

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    (990,334)

    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: Juvenile Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (986,059)

    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: 2 of 2 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (992,314)

    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 1 details

  • Call it courage [CD book]

    Call it courage2007

    by Armstrong Sperry (read by Lou Diamond Phillips )

    (12,072)

    Summary: Relates how Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, overcomes his terrible fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his people.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F SPERRY

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    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

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

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

    by Laura Amy Schlitz

    (7,918)

    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

  • A wrinkle in time [CD book]

    A wrinkle in time2005

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

    Series: Murry Family Time Quintet

    (1,065,256)

    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: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    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

  • 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

  • Kira-kira

    Kira-kira2004

    by Cynthia Kadohata

    (23,235)

    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 grey king [CD book]

    The grey king2003

    by Susan Cooper (read by Richard Mitchley )

    Series: Dark Is Rising Series

    (36,855)

    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: Juvenile CD Books 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 )

    (166,236)

    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: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins [CD book]

    Island of the Blue Dolphins2003

    by Scott O'Dell (read by Tantoo Cardinal )

    (297,244)

    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 CD BOOK F O'DELL

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The witch of Blackbird Pond [CD book]

    The witch of Blackbird Pond2002

    by Elizabeth George Speare (read by Mary Beth Hurt )

    (137,783)

    Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F SPEARE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Charlotte's web [CD book]

    Charlotte's web2002

    by E. B. White (read by E.B. White)

    (1,445,725)

    Summary: Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F WHITE

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Smoky, the cowhorse [CD book]

    Smoky, the cowhorse2002

    by Will James (read by Jim Weiss )

    (6,504)

    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: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry [CD book]

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2001

    by Mildred D Taylor (read by Lynne Thigpen )

    Series: Logan Family Saga

    (113,825)

    Summary: A black family living in Missippippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F TAYLOR

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A single shard

    A single shard2001

    by Linda Sue Park

    (36,107)

    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

  • A single shard [CD book]

    A single shard2001

    by Linda Sue Park (read by Graeme Malcolm )

    (36,107)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F PARK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Walk two moons [CD book]

    Walk two moons2001

    by Sharon Creech

    (154,211)

    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

  • Holes
    Staff Pick

    Holes2000

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (978,918)

    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

  • A year down yonder

    A year down yonder2000

    by Richard Peck

    (27,990)

    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

  • A year down yonder [CD book]

    A year down yonder2000

    by Richard Peck (read by Lois Smith )

    Series: Long Way From Chicago Series

    (27,990)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F PECK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes [CD book]

    Holes1999

    by Louis Sachar (read by Kerry Beyer)

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (986,016)

    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 CD BOOK F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bud, not Buddy

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (98,900)

    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

  • Out of the dust
    Staff Pick

    Out of the dust1997

    by Karen Hesse

    (70,301)

    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

  • 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: Juvenile CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details