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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

    Carry on, Mr. Bowditch1983

    by Jean Lee Latham

    (15,800)

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dear Mr. Henshaw [CD book]

    Dear Mr. Henshaw1992

    by Beverly Cleary

    (37,465)

    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: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The door in the wall

    The door in the wall1989

    by Marguerite De Angeli

    (15,454)

    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

  • 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)

    (192,170)

    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

    (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

  • 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

  • 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 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 hero and the crown

    The hero and the crown1984

    by Robin McKinley

    Series: Damar Series

    (50,137)

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Island of the Blue Dolphins1990

    by Scott O'Dell

    (297,257)

    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

  • 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

  • Island of the blue dolphins [Playaway]

    Island of the blue dolphins1995

    by Scott O'Dell

    (297,932)

    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: Juvenile Playways

    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

  • Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices1988

    by Paul Fleischman

    (10,018)

    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

  • Julie of the wolves.

    Julie of the wolves.1972

    by Jean Craighead George

    Series: Julie Series

    (55,634)

    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

    (24,561)

    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

  • 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

  • Lincoln : a photobiography

    Lincoln : a photobiography1987

    by Russell Freedman

    (10,437)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Maniac Magee : a novel

    Maniac Magee : a novel1990

    by Jerry Spinelli

    (117,965)

    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: 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

  • 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

  • Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH

    Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH1985

    by Robert C O'Brien

    Series: Rats Of NIMH Series

    (165,712)

    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 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

  • 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: Juvenile CD Books 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

  • Rifles for Watie.

    Rifles for Watie.1957

    by Harold Keith

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KEITH

    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

  • 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

  • Shiloh

    Shiloh1991

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Series: Shiloh Series

    (76,615)

    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: 1 of 1 details