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  • The exact location of home

    The exact location of home2017

    by Kate Messner

    (467)

    Summary: Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers.

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    Call #: J F MESSNER

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Blended

    Blended2018

    by Sharon M. Draper

    (3,160)

    Summary: Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

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    Call #: J F DRAPER

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Allie, first at last

    Allie, first at last2016

    by Angela Cervantes

    (448)

    Summary: Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning...  more »

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    Call #: J F CERVANTES

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Saving Zasha

    Saving Zasha2011

    by Randi G Barrow

    Series: Zasha Series

    (2,391)

    Summary: In 1945 Russia, those who own German shepherds are considered traitors, but thirteen-year-old Mikhail and his family are determined to keep the dog a dying man brought them, while his classmate Katia strives to learn his secret.

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    Call #: J F BARROW

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • The line tender

    The line tender2019

    by Kate Allen

    (871)

    Summary: "Following a tragedy that further alters the course of her life, twelve-year-old Lucy Everhart decides to continue the shark research her marine biologist mother left unfinished when she died years earlier." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J F ALLEN

    Location: New Juvenile Fiction

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  • The Penderwicks on Gardam Street [downloadable ebook]

    The Penderwicks on Gardam Street2008

    by Jeanne Birdsall

    (17,216)

    Summary: The Penderwick sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure they get isn't quite what they had in mind. Mr. Penderwick's sister has decided it's time for him to...  more »

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  • Also known as Harper

    Also known as Harper2009

    by Ann Haywood Leal

    (1,597)

    Summary: Writing poetry helps fifth-grader Harper Lee Morgan cope with her father's absence, being evicted, and having to skip school to care for her brother while their mother works, and things look even...  more »

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    Call #: J F LEAL

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • All-of-a-kind family

    All-of-a-kind family1989

    by Sydney Taylor

    Series: All Of A Kind Family Series - #1

    (22,259)

    Summary: The adventures of five sisters growing up in a Jewish family in New York's East Side in the early twentieth century.

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    Call #: J F TAYLOR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Starting with Alice

    Starting with Alice2002

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Series: Alice Prequels Series - #1

    (1,401)

    Summary: After she, her older brother, and their father move from Chicago to Maryland, Alice has trouble fitting into her new third grade class, but with the help of some new friends and her own unique outlook, she survives.

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    Call #: J F NAYLOR

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

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  • For keeps [downloadable ebook]

    For keeps2010

    by Natasha Friend

    (2,202)

    Summary: Just as sixteen-year-old Josie and her mother finally begin trusting men enough to start dating seriously, the father Josie never knew comes back to town and shakes up what was already becoming a difficult mother-daughter relationship.

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  • A million miles from Boston [downloadable ebook]

    A million miles from Boston2011

    by Karen Day

    (163)

    Summary: Rising seventh-grader Lucy plans on a perfect summer at the Maine lake where her family has owned a cottage for decades, but family of a classmate she dislikes has bought a home there and her widowed father is bringing a girlfriend to visit.

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  • Flying the dragon [downloadable ebook]

    Flying the dragon2012

    by Natalie Dias Lorenzi

    (932)

    Summary: When Skye's cousin Hiroshi and his family move to Virginia from Japan, the cultural differences lead to misunderstandings and both children are unhappy at the changes in their lives--will flying the dragon kite finally bring them together?

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  • Saving Zasha [downloadable audiobook]

    Saving Zasha2011

    by Randi G Barrow

    (2,391)

    Summary: World War II has just ended when Mikhail finds a dying man and his German shepherd, Zasha, in the woods. It's dangerous, some say traitorous, to own a German dog after Germany attacked Russia, so...  more »

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  • Bittersweet summer [downloadable ebook]

    Bittersweet summer2012

    by Anne Warren Smith

    (55)

    Summary: Nine-year-old Katie and her four-year-old brother, Tyler, have an emotional summer during which their father considers moving them to Portland and they are surprised by a visit with their mother, a country singer.

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  • The Penderwicks in spring

    The Penderwicks in spring2015

    by Jeanne Birdsall

    Series: Penderwicks Series

    (6,165)

    Summary: As spring arrives on Gardam Street, there are surprises in store for each Penderwick, from neighbor Nick Geiger's expected return from the war to Batty's new dog-walking business, but her plans to...  more »

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    Call #: J F BIRDSALL

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Tall tales [downloadable ebook]

    Tall tales2008

    by Karen Day

    (188)

    Summary: Sixth-grader Meg Summers and her family move to a new state every few years as her alcoholic father tries to get a fresh start, but when they land in Indiana and Meg finally makes a real friend and...  more »

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  • Saving Zasha [CD book]

    Saving Zasha2011

    by Randi G Barrow (read by Roger Mueller )

    Series: Zasha Series

    (2,391)

    Summary: World War II has just ended when Mikhail finds a dying man and his German shepherd, Zasha, in the woods. It's dangerous, some say traitorous, to own a German dog after Germany attacked Russia, so...  more »

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F BARROW

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

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  • Okay for now [downloadable ebook]

    Okay for now2011

    by Gary D Schmidt

    (29,907)

    Summary: As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally...  more »

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  • Five little Peppers and how they grew

    Five little Peppers and how they grew2000

    by Margaret Sidney

    Series: Classic Starts Series

    (22,860)

    Summary: In New England in the late nineteenth century, a fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman and his young son.

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    Call #: J F SIDNEY

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • The midnight twins [downloadable ebook]

    The midnight twins2008

    by Jacquelyn Mitchard

    (1,293)

    Summary: Identical twins Meredith and Mallory Brynn have always shared one another's thoughts, even as they dream, but their connection diminishes as they approach their thirteenth birthday, and one begins to...  more »

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  • Stage fright [downloadable audiobook]

    Stage fright2009

    by Meg Cabot

    (1,734)

    Summary: Allie is crushed when she is cast as the evil queen in the fourth grade class play. But she soon learns it's the size of the heart, not the size of the part that matters.

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  • Bunnicula meets Edgar Allan Crow

    Bunnicula meets Edgar Allan Crow2006

    by James Howe

    Series: Bunnicula Series

    (1,119)

    Summary: An overly alarmed Chester the cat predicts a gruesome fate for the pets in the Monroe household when a writer of juvenile horror fiction and his bird companion stay overnight.

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    Call #: J F HOWE

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • The celery stalks at midnight

    The celery stalks at midnight1983

    by James Howe

    Series: Bunnicula Series - #2

    Summary: Chester the cat is more than ever convinced that Bunnicula is a vampire when there is a harvest of white vegetables on the morning after the night that Bunnicula was probably wandering through the neighborhood.

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    Call #: J F HOWE

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Miguel's music

    Miguel's music2017

    by Liz Rivera

    (35)

    Summary: Miguel loves music, but his family says it is not allowed. Will he ever change their minds?

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    Call #: J READER BLUE COCO

    Location: Juvenile Readers Blue

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  • Liberty

    Liberty2016

    by Kirby Larson

    Series: Dogs Of World War II

    (204)

    Summary: Fish has a knack for inventing. His annoying neighbor, Olympia, has a knack for messing things up. But when his latest invention leads Fish to Liberty, a beautiful stray dog who needs a home, he and Olympia work together to rescue her.

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    Call #: J F LARSON

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • A gift of magic [downloadable audiobook]

    A gift of magic2012

    by Lois Duncan

    (3,658)

    Summary: When the old woman died, she left her grandchild Nancy with the extraordinary gift of magic. Nancy can read people's minds, know their thoughts, and make them do what she wants. Will she use her gift...  more »

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  • The miracle jar [downloadable ebook] / a Hanukkah story

    The miracle jar / a Hanukkah story2011

    by Audrey Penn

    (52)

    Summary: A family in the Old Country hopes to recreate the miracle of the first Hanukkah by making a small jar of cooking oil last long enough to make a treat for each of the eight nights.

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  • Lock and key [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Lock and key / a novel2008

    by Sarah Dessen

    (135,578)

    Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how...  more »

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  • The dark and hollow places [downloadable ebook]

    The dark and hollow places2011

    by Carrie Ryan

    (21,447)

    Summary: Alone and listening to the moaning of the Dark City dying around her, Annah wants to find her way back home, to her sister and family and their village in the Forest of Hands and Teeth.

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  • Red glass [downloadable ebook]

    Red glass2007

    by Laura Resau

    (1,759)

    Summary: One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a 6-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a...  more »

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  • Almost perfect [downloadable ebook]

    Almost perfect2009

    by Brian Katcher

    (8,261)

    Summary: With his mother working long hours and in pain from a romantic break-up, eighteen-year-old Logan feels alone and unloved until a zany new student arrives at his small-town Missouri high school, keeping a big secret.

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  • A monster calls [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    A monster calls / a novel2011

    by Patrick Ness

    (178,094)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

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  • Extra credit [downloadable audiobook]

    Extra credit2009

    by Andrew Clements

    Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

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  • Cheesie Mack is not a genius or anything [downloadable ebook]

    Cheesie Mack is not a genius or anything2011

    by Stephen L Cotler

    (412)

    Summary: Eleven-year-old Ronald "Cheesie" Mack relates events he and his best friend, Georgie, experience as fifth grade comes to an end and their summer plans are drastically changed, due in part to an old,...  more »

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  • The replacement [downloadable ebook]

    The replacement2010

    by Brenna Yovanoff

    (18,672)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Mackie Doyle knows that he replaced a human child when he was just an infant, and when a friend's sister disappears he goes against his family's and town's deliberate denial of the...  more »

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  • The Bunnicula collection [CD book]

    The Bunnicula collection2004

    by James Howe (read by Victor Garber)

    Series: Bunnicula Series

    (562)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F HOWE

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bunnicula strikes again!

    Bunnicula strikes again!1999

    by James Howe

    Series: Bunnicula Series

    (2,890)

    Summary: When Bunnicula the rabbit starts acting strangely, the Monroe dogs and cat renew their suspicions that he is a vampire.

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    Call #: J F HOWE

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • The doldrums

    The doldrums2015

    by Nicholas Gannon

    Series: Doldrums - #1

    (2,129)

    Summary: An eccentric like all Helmsleys, eleven-year-old Archer escapes his overprotective mother and recruits two friends, Oliver and Adelaide, to help him plan a rescue of his long-lost grandparents,...  more »

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    Call #: J F GANNON

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Clayton Byrd goes underground

    Clayton Byrd goes underground2017

    by Rita Williams-Garcia

    (1,701)

    Summary: Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Bluesmen -- he can't wait to join them, just as soon as he has a blues song of his own. But then the...  more »

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    Call #: J F WILLIAMS-GARCIA

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Clayton Byrd goes underground [eBook]

    Clayton Byrd goes underground2017

    by Rita Williams-Garcia

    (1,674)

    Summary: Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Bluesmen -- he can't wait to join them, just as soon as he has a blues song of his own. But then the...  more »

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  • Art In the Barn
    October, 18th, 2019
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $15 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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