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Of Fire and Stars
Author: Audrey Coulthurst

Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. Her marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland, protecting her people from other hostile kingdoms.

But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity for fire--a dangerous gift for the future queen of a land where magic is forbidden.

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Aliens Ate My Homework
Author: Bruce Coville

Rod is surprised when a miniature spaceship lands in his school science project and reveals five tiny aliens, who ask his help in apprehending an interstellar criminal.

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How to Train Your Dragon
Author: Cressida Cowell

Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
 

How to Train Your Dragon Series

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Babes in Toyland
Author: Wally Cox

Adult musical. Two complete productions of Victor Herbert's beloved operetta (Babes In Toyland), both produced for television by Max Liebman. Barbara Cook stars in the 1955 version, and Jo Sullivan in the 1954. Both telecasts feature TV favorites Wally Cox as Grumio the Toymaker, Dennis Day as Tommy Tucker, Dave Garroway as Santa Claus, and Jack E. Leonard as Silas Barnaby. The production is enriched by the presence of the Bill and Cora Baird Marionettes.

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Crackback
Author: John Coy

Miles barely recalls when football was fun after being sidelined by a new coach, constantly criticized by his father, and pressured by his best friend to take performance-enhancing drugs.

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Game Changer: John Mclendon and the Secret Game
Author: John Coy

Child Nonfiction:

"Discover the true story of how in 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret game between the best players from a white college and his team from the North Carolina College of Negroes. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed the sport of basketball forever."--publisher. 

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The game can't love you back
Author: Karole Cozzo

Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's learned to focus on one thing and one thing only--being the best pitcher she can be. But when a freak accident forces her school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the new team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. He can't afford to give up his starting slot to a new pitcher--especially to a girl. As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played?

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New Kid
Author: Jerry Craft

Child graphic novel, e-book, and e-audiobook. 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 known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

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New Kid
Author: Jerry Craft

Child Graphic Novel:  Newbery Medal 2020

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 known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

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New Kid
Author: Jerry Craft

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 known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

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New Kid
Author: Jerry Craft

Child graphic novel, e-book, and e-audiobook. 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 known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself? Age: 9-13.

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Moo
Author: Sharon Creech

When Reena, her little brother, Luke, and their parents first move to Maine, Reena doesn't know what to expect. She's ready for beaches, blueberries, and all the lobster she can eat. Instead, her parents "volunteer" Reena and Luke to work for an eccentric neighbor named Mrs. Falala, who has a pig named Paulie, a cat named China, a snake named Edna--and that stubborn cow, Zora.

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Pleasing the Ghost
Author: Sharon Creech

Ever since his father died, Dennis has been seeing ghosts. Lots of ghosts. They blow in on the breeze, visit for a while, and fly off again. But one night the ghost of his Uncle Arvie floats in the window. And Arvie wants to do more than chat. Together, they find a lost love letter, finish a special painting, and dig up buried treasure-all for Arvie's widow, Julia. Dennis loves having his uncle around again, but there's still one ghost he's longing to see.

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Bigmama's
Author: Donald Crews

Child picture book and DVD. Visiting Bigmama's house in the country, young Donald Crews finds his relatives full of news and the old place and its surroundings just the same as the year before. Age: 3-6.

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Cloudy Day/Sunny Day
Author: Donald Crews

Child early reader book. Whether the day is cloudy or sunny, it provides lots of opportunities for fun and entertainment. Age: 4-6.

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Freight Train
Author: Donald Crews

Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.

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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
Author: Doreen Cronin

 
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn, they start making demands and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want; duck is the go between in their negotiations.  Also, available in Braille format.

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Diary of a Worm
Author: Doreen Cronin

 
A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world.

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Holiday Inn
Author: Bing Crosby

Adult musical - NR. Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time. Featuring the Academy Award-winning song, "White Christmas", Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.

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Ironman
Author: Chris Crutcher

While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father.

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Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Author: Mayra Cuevas

"A driven 17-year-old girl whose family life has fallen apart after the death of her Cuban abuela and the divorce of her parents turns to a kitchen apprenticeship in Lyon, France, as the only means to bring order back to her life."

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Home Alone
Author: Macaulay Culkin

Children - PG. Accidentally left behind when his parents rush off on their Christmas vacation, eight-year-old Kevin McCallister embarks on a hilarious, madcap mission to defend the family home when two bumbling burglars try to break in, and find themselves tangled in Kevin's bewildering battery of booby traps!

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Grinch
Author: Benedict Cumberbatch

Children - PG. A re-telling of the classic tale about a grumpy old creature living in a cave on Mt. Crumpet who can't stand to see his neighbors in Whoville enjoying themselves. Things are especially bad at Christmas, when the Whos kick their merriment into high gear with fantastic celebrations. This year, the Grinch decides to dress up like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and steal all the Christmas gifts and decorations so the Whos can't enjoy the season. What he finds, however, is that Christmas in Whoville is much more than gifts and decorations, it's a time to celebrate love and friendship.

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Fairy Tales
Author: E.E. Cummings

Child nonfiction book. Illustrated by Meilo So. Four tales include "The Old Man Who Said 'Why'," "The Elephant & The Butterfly," "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie," and "The Little Girl Named I." Age: 5-8.

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My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel
Author: Kitty Curran

"You are the plucky but penniless heroine in the center of eighteenth-century society, courtship season has begun, and your future is at hand. Will you flip forward fetchingly to find love with the bantering baronet Sir Benedict Granville? Or turn the page to true love with the hardworking, horse-loving highlander Captain Angus McTaggart?....Or read on recklessly and take to the Continent as the "traveling companion" of the spirited and adventuresome Lady Evangeline?" --publisher.

Series:  Plot-your-own stories

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Teen Guide to Saving and Investing
Author: Stephen Currie

Presents information and advice for teens about how to save money, covering credit unions, stock markets, and bonds and mutual funds.

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Bud, not Buddy
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

Child fiction book, e-book, audiobook on cd, and e-audiobook. 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. Age: 10 - 13.

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Elijah of Buxton
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

Child fiction book, e-book, audiobook on CD, e-audiobook, and large print. In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom. Age: 9-13.

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The Journey of Little Charlie
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

Child fiction book, e-book, and e-audiobook. When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing. Age: 9-12.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

Child fiction book, e-book, audiobook on cd, and e-audiobook. The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. Age: 10-13.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

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Ballad of Lucy Whipple
Author: Karen Cushman

In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who renames herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town.

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Alien Snow
Author: Michael Dahl

On a winter day, a young boy visits a strange antique shop. The eerie shopkeeper tries to interest the boy in his personal collection of snow globes. The boy is polite, but clearly bored by the objects. Then suddenly, the boy finds himself trapped inside one of the globes, another prisoner in the shopkeeper's collection. The boy must find a way to escape, or remain a trapped forever!

Series:  Good vs. Evil

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Alien snow
Author: Michael Dahl

On a winter day, a young boy visits a strange antique shop. The eerie shopkeeper tries to interest the boy in his personal collection of snow globes. The boy is polite, but clearly bored by the objects. Then suddenly, the boy finds himself trapped inside one of the globes, another prisoner in the shopkeeper's collection. The boy must find a way to escape, or remain a trapped forever!

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Attack of the Paper Bats
Author: Michael Dahl

When a mysterious wind blows the pages of a book stolen long ago from the Library of Doom, it turns them into sharp, bat-like objects that fly on their own, and only the Librarian can stop them from attacking a young reader.

Series: Library of Doom, Book 1

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Blood in the Library
Author: Michael Dahl

  • The Librarian is missing. Can the specialist and the sub-sub librarian save him from the eraser?
  • Series:  Library of Doom, Book 6

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Cave of the Bookworms
Author: Michael Dahl

  • One night, after awakening from a terrible dream, a young boy heads out on his bike. Soon he arrives at a mysterious cave, which he feels an urge to explore. Inside, a giant, deadly worm has trapped the Librarian! Now, the boy is in danger as well.
  • Series:  Library of Doom, Book 7

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Claws in the Snow
Author: Michael Dahl

Will and his mom are caught in a blinding blizzard. A shadow is hiding in the snow. A shadow that roars. Giant claws grip the car. Will wishes his older and stronger brother was with them now.

Series: Zone  

Dragonblood, Book 1:  

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Curtains! A High School Musical Mystery
Author: Michael Dahl

When someone tries to sabotage the school play, Kyle, an actor, and his friend Mindy, the stage manager, work together to investigate, even though each suspects the other.

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Dark Tower Rising
Author: Michael Dahl

A palace of nightmares rises from the ground just outside the small town of Zion Falls. Four young heroes must prevent the dark tower from reaching the surface, or an army of pure evil will be unleashed upon the world.

Series:  Troll 2

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Death Sentence
Author: Michael Dahl

The most fearsome book in the Library of Doom contains a single sentence, but if it is read, the reader will vanish into nothingness. The book is now loose in a small town, lying on the floor of a school bus, where anyone can find it and open its cover. The only hero who can handle the World's Shortest Story is the one with a very special ability . . . the Blind Librarian.

Series:  Library of Doom, The Final Chapters

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Dictionary of 1,000 Rooms
Author: Michael Dahl

  • Three of the Librarian's pages are trapped in the Wordsmith's fortress maze, the Diction Aerie--can the Librarian save them and still return in time to protect the Library?
  • Series:  Library of Doom, Book 4

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It Screams at Night
Author: Michael Dahl

A lonely farmhouse on a deserted dirt road holds a terrible secret. A young boy is held captive by his family. But it's for his own good. They are trying to protect him from a dangerous creature. A creature that screams in the night.

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The Beast Beneath the Stairs
Author: Michael Dahl

  • When the Librarian returns to his castle after lengthy travels, he finds that someone has stolen his collection of deadly books, and until he can get past a beast the thief left behind and track them down, the world is in great jeopardy.
  • Series:  Library of Doom, Book 2

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The Book That Ate My Brother
Author: Michael Dahl

  • Jack writes a letter to the Librarian because he needs help. His brother has been eaten by a book!
  • Series:  Return to the Library of Doom, Book 2

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The Book That Dripped Blood
Author: Michael Dahl

  • A fur-covered book entitled Claws is loose in the city, and only the Librarian can stop it from claiming more victims.
  • Series:  Library of Doom, Book 3

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The Creeping Bookends
Author: Michael Dahl

One evening, a young boy is accidentally locked inside the library. Suddenly, a pair of lizard bookends come alive The boy watches as the ravenous reptiles gobble up stacks of books. Will the Librarian arrive before the boy becomes their next meal?

Series:  Library of Doom, Book 9

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The Crushing Coin
Author: Michael Dahl

Batman and Robin split up to investigate a pair of crimes, only to discover they're in for double the trouble. Two-Face has teamed-up with a partner to deal out monetary mayhem at the Dynamic Duo's expense. Can the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder survive a dangerous death-spin on a two-ton penny? Or will the super-villian double-team pay off?

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The Crushing Crystals
Author: Michael Dahl

During their last adventure, Zak Nine and Erro found a mapping device in a crashed Prison ship. Following the map, the boys make their way to the Plateau of Leng, a vast desert on Planet Alcatraz. Other than an occasional giant scorpion, the boys seem to be safe on the endless sands until they spring a deadly trap Huge rocky walls spring up from beneath the sand, grinding against each other and forming into walls, passageways, and stone cages. Will the boys be fast enough to avoid getting trapped forever on this hot, desert plain?

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Thesaurus Rex
Author: Michael Dahl

  • Lizzy borrows a "The Saurus" from the library to help her write her report on dinosaurs--but when a colossal paper Tyrannosaurus unfolds itself from the pages of the book, it requires the Librarian to contain the monster and reclaim the book for the Library of Doom.

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