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The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle
Author: Leslie Connor

Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason's learning disabilities are compounded by grief. Fifteen months ago, Mason's best friend, Benny Kilmartin, turned up dead in the Buttle family's orchard. An investigation drags on, and Mason, honest as the day is long, can't understand why Lieutenant Baird won't believe the story Mason has told about that day. Both Mason and his new friend, tiny Calvin Chumsky, are relentlessly bullied by the other boys in their neighborhood, so they create an underground club space for themselves. When Calvin goes missing, Mason finds himself in trouble again. He's desperate to figure out what happened to Calvin, and eventually, Benny.

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Full, Full, Full of Love
Author: Trish Cooke

Child Picture Book:

For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all kinds of fishes, happy faces, and love.
 

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Full, Full, Full of Love
Author: Trish Cooke

Child picture book. For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all kinds of fishes, happy faces, and love. Age: 3-6.

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Water Sings Blue : Ocean Poems
Author: Kate Coombs

Child nonfiction book. Illustrated by Meilo So. Come down to the shore with this rich and vivid celebration of the ocean! With watercolors gorgeous enough to wade in by award-winning artist Meilo So and playful, moving poems by Kate Coombs, Water Sings Blue evokes the beauty and power, the depth and mystery, and the endless resonance of the sea.--Book jacket. Age: 3-10.

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Absolutely Lucy
Author: Ilene Cooper

Absolutely Lucy series

Bobby is a shy boy until he gets a beagle puppy named Lucy, who helps him to make new friends.

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Eloquent rage : a black feminist discovers her superpower
Author: Brittney Cooper

So what if it’s true that Black women are mad as hell? They have the right to be. In the Black feminist tradition of Audre Lorde, Brittney Cooper reminds us that anger is a powerful source of energy that can give us the strength to keep on fighting. Far too often, Black women’s anger has been caricatured into an ugly and destructive force that threatens the civility and social fabric of American democracy. But Cooper shows us that there is more to the story than that. It reminds women that they don’t have to settle for less.

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Eloquent Rage : A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
Author: Brittney C. Cooper

Adult nonfiction book, and audiobook on cd. So what if it’s true that Black women are mad as hell? They have the right to be. In the Black feminist tradition of Audre Lorde, Brittney Cooper reminds us that anger is a powerful source of energy that can give us the strength to keep on fighting. Far too often, Black women’s anger has been caricatured into an ugly and destructive force that threatens the civility and social fabric of American democracy. But Cooper shows us that there is more to the story than that. Age: Adult.

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My Name is Phillis Wheatley: A Story of Slavery and Freedom
Author: Afua Cooper

Child fiction book. A novelization of the life and hardships faced by Phillis Wheatley, whose home on the edge of the African desert was destroyed by slave traders. After she is sold to Susanna Wheatley, Phillis is taught to read and write poetry. Age: 10-13.

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The Boggart
Author: Susan Cooper

After visiting the castle in Scotland which her family has inherited and returning home to Canada, twelve-year-old Emily finds that she has accidentally brought back with her a boggart, an invisible and mischievous spirit with a fondness for practical jokes.
 

Book 1, Boggart series

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The Ring Bearer
Author: Floyd Cooper

Child picture book. “Jackson's mom is getting married, and Jackson is nervous about his role and his new family."-- Provided by publisher. Age: 4-8.

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Bunheads
Author: Misty Copeland

Child picture book. From prima ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland comes the story of a young Misty, who discovers her love of dance through the ballet Coppélia--a story about a toymaker who devises a villainous plan to bring a doll to life. Age: 5-8.

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Firebird : Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird
Author: Misty Copeland

American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

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Firebird : Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird
Author: Misty Copeland

Child picture book, and e-book. American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice. Age: 5-10.

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Last Line of Defense: A Heads or Tails Adventure in Middle School Basketball
Author: N. J Corbo

  • "You are Phil "Fixer" Halverson, center for the Chesterton Middle School Dargons. At 6'1'', you've got the height to get the job done--as long as it's not a free throw! They call you "Fixer" because your defensive skills are practically legendary. You're fast and graceful, and on the court, you're in control--at least, you used to be. Problems at home are finding their way into your game. Your mom is always upset, your dad is always at work, and your little brother is always in trouble. Your focus is off, and it's beginning to show. Will trying to fix things at home ruin things on the court?"--publisher.

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One Goal: A Heads or Tails Adventure in High School Soccer
Author: N. J Corbo

You are Kevin Faklaw and you live for soccer club. Your flip-throw has earned you a varsity spot as a freshman, but should you take it? There are many options, and only you can decide.

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Wolf in the Snow
Author: Matthew Cordell

2018, illustrated by Matthew Cordell.

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Wolf in the snow
Author: Matthew Cordell

In this mostly wordless picture book, a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a dangerous snowstorm; the little girl kindly carries the wolf cub as she tries to find her own way home safely.

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Incendiary
Author: Zoraida Cordova

"As a memory thief, the rarest and most feared of the magical Moria, Renata was used by the crown to carry out the King's Wrath, a siege that resulted in the deaths of thousands of her own people. Now Renata is one of the Whispers, rebel spies working against the crown. The Whispers may have rescued Renata years ago, but she cannot escape their mistrust and hatred -- or the overpowering memories of the hundreds of souls she drained during her time in the palace. When Dez, the commander of her unit -- and the boy she's grown to love -- is taken captive by the notorious Principe Dorado, Renata must return to Andalucia and complete Dez's top secret mission herself. But as Renata grows more deeply embedded in the politics of the royal court, she uncovers a secret in her past that could change the fate of the entire kingdom -- and end the war that has cost her everything."

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Fast-pitch love
Author: Clay Cormany

For most people, softball is a way to have fun, get exercise, make friends, and develop teamwork. But for 17-year-old Jace Waldron, softball is something more--a pathway to maturity. It is through that game that Jace learns what is important in romance and why physical beauty alone is not enough to make it work. Join Jace and his team, the Valkyries, as they come to the plate to take on all challengers, while gaining valuable lessons about life along the way.

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Jabari Jumps
Author: Gaia Cornwall

"In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, newcomer Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can't help but root for."--Amazon.com.

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Deck the Halls
Author: Michael Costigan

Adult comedy - PG. Two neighbors in a small New England town go to war when one of them decides to decorate his house with so many Christmas lights that they are visible from space. The neighborhood is turned upside down as the families try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

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This Beach is Loud!
Author: Samantha Cotterill

In this picture book, "a sensitive boy gets overwhelmed by all the sights, sounds, and sensations at the beach, but his dad has a trick to help his son face these unexpected obstacles"-- Provided by publisher.

Recommended for Preschool to Grade 1

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This Beach is Loud!
Author: Samantha Cotterill

"A sensitive boy gets overwhelmed by all the sights, sounds, and sensations at the beach, but his dad has a trick to help his son face these unexpected obstacles."-- publisher

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You Say It First
Author: Katie Cotugno

"An addictive, irresistible YA novel about two teens from different worlds who fall for each other after a voter registration call turns into a long-distance romance-from Katie Cotugno, the New York Times bestselling author of 99 Days. Perfect for fans of Mary H.K. Choi, Robin Benway, and Nicola Yoon. One conversation can change everything. Meg has her entire life set up perfectly: she and her best friend, Emily, plan to head to Cornell together in the fall, and she works at a voter registration call center in her Philadelphia suburb. But everything changes when one of those calls connects her to a stranger from small-town Ohio. Colby is stuck in a rut, reeling from a family tragedy and working a dead-end job. The last thing he has time for is some privileged rich girl preaching the sanctity of the political process. So he says the worst thing he can think of and hangs up. But things don't end there.... That night on the phone winds up being the first in a series of candid, sometimes heated, always surprising conversations that lead to a long-distance friendship and then-slowly-to something more. Across state lines and phone lines, Meg and Colby form a once-in-a-lifetime connection. But in the end, are they just too different to make it work You Say It First is a propulsive, layered novel about how sometimes the person who has the least in common with us can be the one who changes us most."

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Benjamin Bear in "Bright Ideas! : a Toon Book
Author: Philippe Coudray

Benjamin Bear, accompanied by his faithful rabbit friend, continues to share his observations and questions about the world around him.  In a series of Toon books about Benjamin Bear.

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Unstoppable : How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Defeated the Army
Author: Art Coulson

Child nonfiction. In the autumn of 1912, the football team from Carlisle Indian Industrial School took the field at the U.S. Military Academy, home to the bigger, stronger, and better-equipped West Points Cadets. Sportswriters billed the game as a sort of rematch, pitting against each other the descendants of U.S. soldiers and American Indians who fought on the battlefield only 20 years earlier. But for lightning-fast Jim Thorpe and the other Carlisle players, that day's game was about skill, strategy, and determination. Known for unusual formations and innovative plays, the Carlisle squad was out to prove just one thing -- that it was the best football team in all the land. Age: 8-11.

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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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All-American Muslim Girl
Author: Nadine J. Courtney

"A relevant, relatable story of being caught between two worlds, and the struggles and hard-won joys of finding your place."

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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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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

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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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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The Red Badge of Courage
Author: Stephen Crane

Child fiction book, audiobook on CD, and e-audiobook. Also available in large print in the Adult collection. During his service in the Civil War a young Union soldier matures to manhood and finds peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war. Grade: 6+

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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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The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily
Author: Laura Creedle

  • Lily, who has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Abelard, who has Asperger's, meet in detention and discover a mutual affinity for love letters--and, despite their differences, each other.

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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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Truck
Author: Donald Crews

This picture book traces a truck trip from loading dock to its San Francisco destination.

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White Star: A Dog on the Titanic
Author: Marty Crisp

Child fiction book. Twelve-year-old Sam, a passenger on the Titanic's maiden sea voyage, volunteers to help care for the dogs in the ocean liner's kennel and becomes fast friends with the Irish setter of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner. Grade: 4+

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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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Acts of Courage : Laura Secord and the War of 1812
Author: Connie Brummel Crook

Child fiction book. The true story of Laura Ingersoll Secord, from her early days in Massachusetts and her family's immigration to Upper Canada to her part in the War of 1812, when she undertook a dangerous 32 kilometer trek to warn the commander of an impending American attack on the British outpost at Beaver Dams. Grade: 5+

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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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