Book Kits

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TitleAuthorCategoryInterest LevelAvailability
1984George OrwellFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
The classic science fiction story of a society in which "Big Brother" is always watching everyone's actions.Paperback: 25
A Long Walk To WaterLinda Sue ParkFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.Paperback: 25
Absolutely True Diary of a part-time IndianSherman AlexieFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.Paperback: 25
Al Capone Does My ShirtsGennifer CholdenkoFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.Paperback: 25
All the Light We Cannot See (Copy 1)Anthony DoerrFictionAdult
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
All the Light We Cannot See (Copy 2)Anthony DoerrFictionAdult
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
All Things Cease to AppearElizabeth BrundageFictionAdult
Arriving home to find his wife murdered and their toddler left alone, art history professor George Clare is targeted with suspicion by a relentless police officer as dark community secrets are revealed over a span of decades.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Among the HiddenMargaret Peterson HaddixFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.Paperback: 25
And the Mountains EchoedKhaled HosseiniFictionAdult
A multi-generational family story revolving around siblings and how they love, betray, hurt, honor and would do anything for one another.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 1
Astronaut Wives ClubLily KoppelFictionAdult
Describes what lives were like for a group of military wives, including Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter, Betty Grissom and Louise Shepherd, who were thrust into the spotlight when their husbands became Mercury Seven astronauts and made them stars.Hardcover: 25
Large Print: 4
Book On CD: 4
At the Edge of the OrchardTracy ChevalierFictionAdult
Settling in the swamps of early-nineteenth-century Ohio, the Goodenough family establishes an apple orchard that begins a long family battle, and years later, as their youngest son wanders through Gold Rush California, his family's past makes an unexpected appearance.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Aviator's WifeMelanie BenjaminFictionAdult
Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness.Paperback: 25
Large Print: 0
Book On CD: 3
Because of Winn-DixieKate DiCamilloFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
BettyvilleGeorge HodgmanNonfictionAdult
When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself—an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook—in a head-on collision with his aging mother. Bettyville is a witty, tender memoir of a son’s journey home to care for his irascible mother—a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 3
Between Shades of GrayRuta SepetysFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil.Paperback: 25
BFG, TheRoald DahlFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giantsPaperback: 25
DVD: 1
Book of Unknown Americans, TheCristina HenriquezFictionAdult
Moving from Mexico to America when their daughter suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras confront cultural barriers, their daughter's difficult recovery and her developing relationship with a Panamanian boy.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Book thief, TheMarcus ZusakFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel-- a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Boston Girl, TheAnita DiamantFictionAdult
Recounting the story of her life to her granddaughter, octogenarian Addie describes how she was raised in early-twentieth-century America by Jewish immigrant parents in a teeming multicultural neighborhood.Paperback: 9
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Boy in the striped pajamas (1 of 3)John BoyneFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Boy in the striped pajamas (2 of 3)John BoyneFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Boy in the Striped Pajamas (3 of 3)John BoyneFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.Paperback: 25
Boys in the Boat, TheDaniel James BrownNonfictionAdult
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.Paperback: 20
Large Print: 5
Book On CD: 2
Brave New World/BNW RevisitedAldous HuxleyFictionAdult
The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class.Paperback: 25
Bridge to Terabithia, TheKatherine PatersonFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Bud, not BuddyChristopher Paul CurtisFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Catcher in the Rye, TheJ.D. SalingerFictionAdult
In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.Paperback: 25
Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryRoald DahlFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.Paperback: 25
Charlotte's Web (1 of 3)E.B. WhiteFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Charlotte's Web (2 of 3)E.B. WhiteFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Charlotte's Web (3 of 3)E.B. WhiteFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Chocolate Touch, ThePatrick Skene CatlingFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolatePaperback: 25
CleopatraStacy SchiffFictionAdult
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.Paperback: 25
Large Print: 0
Book On CD: 2
Crispin: The Cross of Lead_ AviFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Crossover, TheKwame AlexanderFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
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.Paperback: 25
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the LusitaniaErik LarsonNonfictionAdult
The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Detroit: an American autopsyCharlie LeDuffNonfictionAdult
An explosive expose of Detroit, icon of America's lost prosperity, from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuf.Hardcover: 10
Diary of a young girl (Anne Frank)Anne FrankNonfictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, hid in the back of an Amsterdam warehouse for two years. She was thirteen when she went into the Secret Annex with her family.Paperback: 25
Esperanza RisingPam Munoz RyanFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Note 520 Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.Paperback: 25
Everything I Never Told YouCeleste NgFictionAdult
A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 3
Fahrenheit 451Ray BradburyFictionAdult
In a society in which books are outlawed, Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.Paperback: 25
Fates and FuriesLauren GroffFictionAdult
Note 520 Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed. In vibrantly alive and original prose, Groff delivers a deeply satisfying novel about love, art, creativity, and power.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Fault in our Stars, TheJohn GreenFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few more years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis, but when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at the Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.Hardcover: 25
DVD: 1
Freak the MightyRodman PhilbrickFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team.Paperback: 25
Freckle JuiceJudy BlumeFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents.Paperback: 25
Frindle (Copy 1)Andrew ClementsFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.Paperback: 25
Frindle (Copy 2)Andrew ClementsFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.Paperback: 25
Frindle (Copy 3)Andrew ClementsFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.Paperback: 25
Frindle (Copy 4)Andrew ClementsFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.Paperback: 25
Girl on the Train, The (Copy 1)Paula HawkinsFictionAdult
After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Girl on the Train, The (Copy 2)Paula HawkinsFictionAdult
After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Girls of Atomic CityDenise KiernanNonfictionAdult
This is the story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history.Paperback: 9
Large Print: 10
Giver, The (Copy 1)Lois LowryFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
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.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Giver, The (Copy 2)Lois LowryFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
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.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Go Set a WatchmanHarper LeeFictionAdult
Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch -- Scout -- struggles with issues both personal and political involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her. Exploring how the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America, Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating new light on Harper Lee's enduring classic. Moving, funny and compelling, it stands as a magnificent novel in its own right.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
God help the childToni MorrisonFictionAdult
Traces the impact of childhood trauma on the lives of a beautiful multiracial woman, the man she loves, and an abused white girl who looks to her for help.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Gone GirlGillian FlynnFictionAdult
When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Grapes of Wrath, TheJohn SteinbeckFictionAdult
First published in 1939, Steinbeck'??s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of CaliforniaPaperback: 25
Graveyard Book (The)Neil GaimanFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place -?he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.Paperback: 25
Great Gatsby, TheF. Scott FitzgeraldFictionAdult
Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back.Paperback: 25
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s StoneJ.K. RowlingFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.Paperback: 25
Hatchet (Copy 1)Gary PaulsenFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.Paperback: 25
Hatchet (Copy 2)Gary PaulsenFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.Paperback: 25
Holes (Copy 1)Louis SacharFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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 first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Holes (Copy 2)Louis SacharFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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 first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Holes (Copy 3)Louis SacharFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Sachar's "Holes" tells the story of Stanley Yelnats. The heir to his family's curse of bad luck, Stanley is convicted of a crime he didn't commit. He serves his sentence at Camp Green Lake, a dry, flat wasteland where the warden assigns each inmate the task of digging one deep hole every day. Hole by hole, Stanley and his friend Zero dig their destiny.Paperback: 25
HomegoingYaa GyasiFictionAdult
Two half-sisters, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in 18th-century Ghana and experience profoundly different lives and legacies throughout subsequent generations marked by wealth, slavery, war, coal mining, the Great Migration and the realities of 20th-century Harlem.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
House on Mango StreetSandra CisnerosFictionAdult
For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessnessPaperback: 25
How to eat fried wormsThomas RockwellFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
On his first day at a new school, eleven-year-old Billy goes up against the school bully in a challenge that ends up with a total gross-out date...to eat 10 worms in one day. As the pressure mounts, Billy must summon all his strength to meet the dare, all the while keeping his weak stomach from betraying him and his big mouth from getting him in even more trouble.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Hunger GamesSuzanne CollinsFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Husband's Secret (The)Liane MoriartyFictionAdult
Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all -- she's an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as ordinary and spotless as her home. But a letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia -- or each other -- but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband's secret.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
I am having so much fun here without youCourtney MaumFictionAdult
A romance in reverse is set in Paris and London and follows an artist's attempts to fall back in love with his wife after the end of his affair, an effort that is challenged by the sale of a personal painting and his wife's discovery of his infidelity.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
I Survived Hurricane Katrina 2005Lauren TarshisFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century -- alone?Paperback: 25
In the Garden of BeastsErik LarsonNonfictionAdult
Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapochief Rudolf Diels.Paperback: 21
Indian in the cupboardLynee Reid BanksFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends himPaperback: 25
DVD: 1
Inside the O'BriensLisa GenovaFictionAdult
When a beloved Irish Catholic police officer is diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, his grown children witness the progression of their father's illness and consider whether they want to be tested to see if they have inherited the condition.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Invention of Wings (The)Sue Monk KiddFictionAdult
The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Island of the Blue DolphinsScott O'DellFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
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 also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life.Paperback: 25
James and the Giant PeachRoald DahlFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Johnny TremainEsther ForbesFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution.Paperback: 25
Just MercyBryan StevensonNonfictionAdult
The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.Paperback: 20
Book On CD: 2
Keep QuietLisa ScottolineFictionAdult
When they are involved in a terrible car accident, Jake Whitmore makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies and secrecy where a dangerous enemy comes forward threatening to expose them.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
LandlineRainbow RoswellFictionAdult
Recognizing that her marriage is in deep trouble in spite of her abiding and mutual love for her husband, television writer Georgie excludes herself from a Christmas family visit before discovering a way to reconnect with the man her husband used to be.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Language of Flowers (The)Vanessa DiffenbaughFictionAdult
When Victoria Jones starts working for a florist, she realizes her talent with flowers helps her change the lives of the people who buy her creations. But when she must confront her painful past, she has to decide how much she is willing to change.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Light Between Oceans, TheM.L. StedmanFictionAdult
A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashorePaperback: 25
Large Print: 9
Book On CD: 3
Lightning Thief (The)Rick RiordanFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea. His mother sends him to a summer camp for demigods where he and his new friends set out on a quest to prevent a war between the godsPaperback: 25
DVD: 1
Lion the witch and the wardrobe (The)C.S. LewisFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magical land of Narnia, where they come to the aid of Aslan, the golden lion, in his battle against the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Lord of the FliesWilliam GoldingFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
A gripping adventure tale about a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island. Alone in a world of uncharted possibilities, devoid of adult supervision or rules, the boys attempt to forge their own society, failing, however, in the face of terror, sin, and evil.Paperback: 25
DVD: 2
Man Called Ove, AFredrik BackmanFictionAdult
A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Maniac Magee (1 of 3)Jerry SpinelliFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.Paperback: 25
Maniac Magee (2 of 3)Jerry SpinelliFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.Paperback: 25
Maniac Magee (3 of 3)Jerry SpinelliFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.Paperback: 25
Maze Runner (The)James DashnerFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenRansom RiggsFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there.Paperback: 25
Monuments MenRobert M. EdselNonfictionAdult
The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command.Paperback: 15
Large Print: 10
Mouse and the Motorcycle, TheBeverly ClearyFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.Paperback: 25
DVD: 1
My Brother Sam is DeadJames L. CollierFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Recounts the tragedy that strikes the Meeker family during the Revolution when one son joins the rebel forces while the rest of the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town.Paperback: 25
My Name is Lucy BartonElizabeth StroutFictionAdult
Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters.Paperback: 10
Large Print: 10
Nest, TheCynthia D'Aprix SweeneyFictionAdult
Gathering to confront their older brother, who has recently been released from rehab after a drunk driving accident, the Plumb siblings watch as the trust fund left by their father rises and falls according to self-inflicted problems.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
NightElie WieselNonfictionUpper Grades (9-12)
Written so that others would understand, written to ensure that the crimes perpetrated not only against Jewish men, women, and children but also against Jewish religion, Jewish culture, Jewish tradition, and finally Jewish memory would not be erased from human memory, Night carries the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again.Paperback: 25
Nightingale, TheKristin HannahFictionAdult
n World War II France, two sisters face frightening situations and respond in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions.Hardcover: 10
Large Print: 10
Book On CD: 2
Number the stars (Copy 1)Lois LowryFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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 NazisPaperback: 25
Number the stars (Copy 2)Lois LowryFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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 NazisPaperback: 25
Ocean at the End of the Lane, TheNeil GaimanFictionAdult
When otherworldly beings are set loose on the world, threatening the life of a little boy, the extraordinary Hempstock women--Lettie, her mother and her grandmother--summon all of their courage and cleverness to keep him alive, but soon discover that his survival comes with a high--and deadly--price.Paperback: 23
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One and Only Ivan, The (Copy 1)Katherine ApplegateFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
One and Only Ivan, The (Copy 2)Katherine ApplegateFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Orphan TrainChristina Baker KlineFictionAdult
Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.Paperback: 10
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Out of My Mind (Copy 1)Sharon DraperFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.Paperback: 25
Out of My Mind (Copy 2)Sharon M. DraperFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
A brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy, considered by many to be mentally retarded, discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.Paperback: 25
Outsiders, The (Copy 1)S.E. HintonFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.Paperback: 25
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Outsiders, The (Copy 2)S.E. HintonFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.Paperback: 25
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Painter, ThePeter HellerFictionAdult
Struggling with dark impulses after serving time for attempted murder, a successful artist gives in to his obsessions to kill an abusive troublemaker before fleeing authorities and the man's vengeful clan.Paperback: 10
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Phantom Tollbooth, TheNorton JusterFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.Paperback: 25
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Princess BrideWilliam GoldmanFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
A classic fairy tale romance retells the tale of a drunken swordsman and a gentle giant who come to the aid of Westley, a handsome farm boy, and Buttercup, a princess in dire need of rescue from the evil schemers surrounding her.Paperback: 25
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Roll of thunder hear my cryMildred TaylorFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A black family living in the South during the 1930's are faced with prejudice and discrimination which their children don't understand.Paperback: 25
Rosie Project, TheGraeme SimsionFictionAdult
Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a questionnaire that has to be adjusted a little as he goes along. Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he's not looking for in a wife, but she ends up his friend as he helps her try and find her biological father.Paperback: 10
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RubyCynthia BondFictionAdult
Loving the beautiful but damaged Ruby all of his life, Ephram is torn between his sister and a chance for a life with Ruby when the latter returns to their small hometown and confronts the forces that traumatized her early years.Paperback: 10
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Separate Peace, AJohn KnowlesFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence.Paperback: 25
ShilohPhyllis Reynolds NaylorFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
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.Paperback: 25
Signature of All Things, TheElizabeth GilbertFictionAdult
Traces the multi-generational saga of the Whittaker family, whose progenitor makes a fortune in the quinine trade before his daughter, a gifted botanist, researches the mysteries of evolution while falling in love with an artist.Paperback: 10
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SmileRaina TelgemeierFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
From sixth grade through tenth, Raina copes with a variety of dental problems that affect her appearance and how she feels about herself.Paperback: 25
Songs of Willow FrostJamie FordFictionAdult
With his friend Charlotte, twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, escapes from a Seattle orphanage determined to find his mother Willow and discover his connection to the exotic film star.Hardcover: 10
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Spool of Blue Thread, AAnne TylerFictionAdult
The changing needs of aging parents impact a family gathering during which Abby Whitshank relates how her husband and she fell in love during the summer of 1959 and shares decades of marriage impacted by children and long-held secrets.Paperback: 10
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SpymistressJennifer ChiaveriniFictionAdult
Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to help construct the Richmond underground and orchestrate escapes from the infamous Confederate Libby Prison.Paperback: 10
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Station ElevenEmily St. John MandelFictionAdult
The sudden death of a Hollywood actor during a production of "King Lear" marks the beginning of the world's dissolution in a story told at various past and future times from the perspectives of the actor and four of his associates.Paperback: 10
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Tale of Despereaux, TheKate DiCamilloFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.Paperback: 25
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Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing (Copy 1)Judy BlumeFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem. Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter feel like a fourth grade nothing. Fudge is never far from trouble. He's a two-year-old terror who gets away with everything-and Peter's had enough. When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter's pet turtle, it's the last straw.Paperback: 25
Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing (Copy 2)Judy BlumeFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem. Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter feel like a fourth grade nothing. Fudge is never far from trouble. He's a two-year-old terror who gets away with everything-and Peter's had enough. When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter's pet turtle, it's the last straw.Paperback: 25
The War that Saved My LifeKimberly Brubaker BradleyFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.Paperback: 25
Things they Carried, TheTim O'BrienFictionUpper Grades (9-12)
This work depicts the heroic young men of Alpha Company as they carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness.Paperback: 25
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper LeeFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
The explosion of racial hate and violence in a small Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a Black man accused of rape.Paperback: 25
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Tuck EverlastingNatalie BabbitFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.Paperback: 25
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Turner House, TheAngela FlournoyFictionAdult
What is the value of a home to a family? In her stirring first novel, The Turner House, Angela Flournoy explores this question through the lens of the Turner family of Detroit. Spanning nearly three quarters of a century and several generations, the book becomes a portrait not only of the Turners but also of their city—history uncovered through the inner life. Masterful, evocative, deftly rendered, it reminds us of the bonds, familial or otherwise, that link us all.Paperback: 10
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Unbroken: a WWII airman'sLaura HillenbrandNonfictionAdult
On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared-- Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.Paperback: 20
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Under the Wide and Starry SkyNancy HoranFictionAdult
The unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. They meet in rural France in 1875, when Fanny, having run away from her philandering husband back in California, takes refuge there with her children. Stevenson too is escaping from his life, running from family pressure to become a lawyer. And so begins a turbulent love affair that will last two decades and span the world.Paperback: 10
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UsDavid NichollsFictionAdult
Douglas Petersen is woken in the middle of the night and told by his wife, Connie, that she is leaving him. Their teenage son, Albie, is leaving for college in the autumn and she intends to follow soon after. Douglas loves his wife. The thought of a life alone terrifies him, and he resolves to make their last family holiday into the trip of a lifetime, one that will draw the three of them closer, win the respect of his son and make Connie fall in love with him all over again. The hotels are booked, the ticket bought, the itinerary planned. What could possibly go wrong?Paperback: 10
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Valley of Amazement, TheAmy TanFictionAdult
Violet Minturn, a half-Chinese, half-American courtesan who deals in seduction and illusion in Shanghai struggles to find her place in the world while her mother, Lucia, tries to make sense of the choices she has made and the men who have shaped her.Paperback: 10
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Walk Two MoonsSharon CreechFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.Paperback: 25
Watsons go to Birmingham -1963, The (2 of 2)Christopher Paul CurtisFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Narrated by Kenny, 9, this is a story about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up.Paperback: 25
Watsons go to Birmingham-1963, The (1 of 2)Christopher Paul CurtisFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
Narrated by Kenny, 9, this is a story about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up.Paperback: 25
Westing Game, TheEllen RaskinFictionMiddle Grade Plus (6+)
A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger-- and a possible murderer-- to inherit his vast fortune, one thing's for sure: Sam Westing may be dead...but that won't stop him from playing one last game!Paperback: 25
Whipping Boy, TheSid FleischmanFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlawsPaperback: 25
Wild: from lost to found…Cheryl StrayedNonfictionAdult
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir : the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe-- and built her back up again.Paperback: 10
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Wonder (1 of 4)R.J. PalacioFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face.Hardcover: 25
Wonder (2 of 4)R.J. PalacioFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face.Hardcover: 25
Wonder (3 of 4)R. J. PalacioFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face.Hardcover: 25
Wonder (4 of 4)R. J. PalacioFictionMiddle Grades (4-8)
August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face.Hardcover: 25
Wright Brothers, TheDavid McCulloughNonfictionAdult
Chronicles the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the Wright brothers, sharing insights into the disadvantages that challenged their lives and their mechanical ingenuity.Paperback: 10
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