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  • Bridge to Terabithia

    Bridge to Terabithia2017

    by Katherine. Paterson

    (498,806)

    Summary: Living in rural Virginia, ten-year-old Jess and Leslie become special friends as they create a magical secret world that they call Terabithia. But when a tragic accident causes Leslie's death during a storm, Jess is forced to face life alone.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PATERSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bud, not Buddy

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (104,958)

    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

  • Caddie Woodlawn.

    Caddie Woodlawn.1973

    by Carol Ryrie Brink

    (50,522)

    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

  • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

    Carry on, Mr. Bowditch1983

    by Jean Lee Latham

    (17,060)

    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

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crispin : the cross of lead

    Crispin : the cross of lead2002

    by Avi

    Series: Crispin

    (25,316)

    Summary: Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F AVI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Criss cross

    Criss cross2005

    by Lynne Rae Perkins

    (8,730)

    Summary: Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PERKINS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The crossover

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    Series: Crossover (Kwame Alexander)

    (51,273)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Dead end in Norvelt
    Staff Pick

    Dead end in Norvelt2011

    by Jack Gantos

    Series: Norvelt Series

    (20,801)

    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

  • The door in the wall

    The door in the wall1989

    by Marguerite De Angeli

    (16,813)

    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

  • Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

    Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures2013

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (46,834)

    Summary: Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DICAMILLO

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 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

    (201,712)

    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: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The girl who drank the moon

    The girl who drank the moon2016

    by Kelly Regan Barnhill

    (77,427)

    Summary: "An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. Every year, the people of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BARNHILL

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The giver

    The giver2012

    by Lois Lowry

    Series: Giver Quartet - #1

    (2,111,846)

    Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F LOWRY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • The giver

    The giver1993

    by Lois Lowry

    Series: Giver Quartet - #1

    (2,121,799)

    Summary: Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F LOWRY

    Location: YA 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

    (8,167)

    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: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The graveyard book
    Staff Pick

    The graveyard book2008

    by Neil Gaiman

    (490,371)

    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

  • Hello, universe

    Hello, universe2017

    by Erin Entrada Kelly

    (19,235)

    Summary: Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KELLY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hero and the crown

    The hero and the crown1984

    by Robin McKinley

    Series: Damar Series

    (51,570)

    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 high king

    The high king2011

    by Lloyd Alexander

    Series: Chronicles Of Prydain - #5

    (53,426)

    Summary: In the fifth and final book of the chronicles of Prydain, Taran and Prince Gwydion rally an army to stand up to Arawyn, Lord of the Land of death for the ultimate confrontation of the forces of good and evil.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,086,192)

    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: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Holes
    Staff Pick

    Holes2000

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,087,456)

    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

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,090,460)

    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: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Island of the Blue Dolphins1990

    by Scott O'Dell

    (315,821)

    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

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins.

    Island of the Blue Dolphins.1960

    by Scott O'Dell

    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 #: YA F O'DELL

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jacob have I loved

    Jacob have I loved1990

    by Katherine Paterson

    (32,616)

    Summary: Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F PATERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Julie of the wolves.

    Julie of the wolves.1972

    by Jean Craighead George

    Series: Julie Series

    (57,783)

    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

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King of the wind

    King of the wind1976

    by Marguerite Henry

    (25,403)

    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

  • Kira-kira

    Kira-kira2004

    by Cynthia Kadohata

    (25,017)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • Last stop on Market Street

    Last stop on Market Street2015

    by Matt de la Peña

    (16,107)

    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 #: J P NEIGHBOR DE LA PENA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Neighbors

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Lincoln : a photobiography

    Lincoln : a photobiography1987

    by Russell Freedman

    (10,937)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Maniac Magee : a novel

    Maniac Magee : a novel1990

    by Jerry Spinelli

    (121,595)

    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: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Merci Suarez changes gears

    Merci Suarez changes gears2018

    by Meg Medina

    (7,036)

    Summary: Merci Suarez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MEDINA

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Moon over Manifest

    Moon over Manifest2010

    by Clare Vanderpool

    (32,891)

    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: Junior 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

    (171,600)

    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

  • New kid

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft , illustrator

    (45,394)

    Summary: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: Junior Graphic Novels

    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

    (5)

    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

    Number the stars2011

    by Lois Lowry

    (511,926)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F LOWRY

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The one and only Ivan

    The one and only Ivan2012

    by Katherine Applegate

    (164,985)

    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: 0 of 2 details

  • Out of the dust
    Staff Pick

    Out of the dust1997

    by Karen Hesse

    (73,761)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • Rifles for Watie.

    Rifles for Watie.1957

    by Harold Keith

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KEITH

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details