Special Topics and Holidays

Pharaoh's Secret

*This item also available on Cloud Library and Hoopla. When fourteen-year-old Talibah and her ten-year-old brother, Adom, visit modern-day Egypt with their historian-father, they become involved in a mystery surrounding Hatshepsut, a woman pharaoh, and Senenmut, architect of her mortuary tomb, as well as their own deceased mother.

Pharaoh's Secret

Marissa Moss
(Juvenile Fiction - J Moss)

*This item also available on Cloud Library and Hoopla. When fourteen-year-old Talibah and her ten-year-old brother, Adom, visit modern-day Egypt with their historian-father, they become involved in a mystery surrounding Hatshepsut, a woman pharaoh, and Senenmut, architect of her mortuary tomb, as well as their own deceased mother.

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The Serendipity of Flightless Things

During the 1971 troubles in Ireland, twelve-year-old Finn is sent to live with her estranged mother and half-sister in Virginia, where she finds life disturbingly similar to one of her grandmother's stories.

The Serendipity of Flightless Things

Fiadhnait Moser
(Juvenile Fiction - J Moser)

During the 1971 troubles in Ireland, twelve-year-old Finn is sent to live with her estranged mother and half-sister in Virginia, where she finds life disturbingly similar to one of her grandmother's stories.

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Straw Into Gold: Fairy Tales Re-spun

A collection of ten classic fairy tales, reimagined with fresh perspectives and unexpected twists, giving glimpses into happily, and not as happily, ever afters.

Straw Into Gold: Fairy Tales Re-spun

Hilary McKay
(Juvenile Fiction - J Mckay)

A collection of ten classic fairy tales, reimagined with fresh perspectives and unexpected twists, giving glimpses into happily, and not as happily, ever afters.

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Midsummer's Mayhem

*This item also available on Hoopla. Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family: Dad's a renowned food writer, Mom's a successful businesswoman, and her three older siblings all have their own respective accomplishments. It's easy to feel invisible in such an impressive family, but Mimi's dream of proving she's not the least-talented member of her family seems possible when she discovers a contest at the new bakery in town.

Midsummer's Mayhem

Rajani LaRocca
(Juvenile Fiction - J Larocca)

*This item also available on Hoopla. Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family: Dad's a renowned food writer, Mom's a successful businesswoman, and her three older siblings all have their own respective accomplishments. It's easy to feel invisible in such an impressive family, but Mimi's dream of proving she's not the least-talented member of her family seems possible when she discovers a contest at the new bakery in town. But as things start going wrong in her town, Mimi begins to wonder whether the ingredients she found are somehow the cause of it all.

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Juniper Berry

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. When eleven-year-old Juniper begins to suspect something is wrong with her mother and father, she and her friend Giles discover they have been selling their souls, pieces at a time, to a silver-tongued creature in a terrifying fairy-tale underworld.

Juniper Berry

M. P. Kozlowsky
(Juvenile Fiction - J Kozlows)

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. When eleven-year-old Juniper begins to suspect something is wrong with her mother and father, she and her friend Giles discover they have been selling their souls, pieces at a time, to a silver-tongued creature in a terrifying fairy-tale underworld.

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A Tale Dark and Grimm

*This item also available on Cloud Library and Libby. Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk.

A Tale Dark and Grimm

Adam Gidwitz
(Juvenile Fiction - J Gidwitz)
Series: Grimm Series

*This item also available on Cloud Library and Libby. Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight more tales, encountering such wicked creatures as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber bridegroom, and The devil and his three golden hairs.

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Seven Wild Sisters

*This item also available on Cloud Library. Sarah Jane Dillard discovers and helps an injured 'sangman fairy in the Tanglewood Forest, putting herself, her six sisters, and friends Aunt Lillian and the Apple Tree Man in the middle of a fairy feud.

Seven Wild Sisters

Charles de Lint
(Juvenile Fiction - J Delint)

*This item also available on Cloud Library. Sarah Jane Dillard discovers and helps an injured 'sangman fairy in the Tanglewood Forest, putting herself, her six sisters, and friends Aunt Lillian and the Apple Tree Man in the middle of a fairy feud.

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Shadow Weaver

*This item also available on Hoopla and Libby. Twelve-year-old Emmeline possesses the unique ability to manipulate shadows. When her magical powers are threatened by a noble family, she desperately turns to Dar, her shadow friend, who offers to save her if Emmeline makes Dar flesh again, but this bargain only puts Emmeline's life in further jeopardy.

Shadow Weaver

MarcyKate Connolly
(Juvenile Fiction - J Connoll)

*This item also available on Hoopla and Libby. Twelve-year-old Emmeline possesses the unique ability to manipulate shadows. When her magical powers are threatened by a noble family, she desperately turns to Dar, her shadow friend, who offers to save her if Emmeline makes Dar flesh again, but this bargain only puts Emmeline's life in further jeopardy.

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Aru Shah and the End of Time

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

Aru Shah and the End of Time

Roshani Chokshi
(Juvenile Fiction - J Chokshi)

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

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School for Good and Evil

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. Best friends Sophie (princess wannabe) and Agatha (witchy loner) are headed (via kidnapping) to the School for Good and Evil, but their assumed destinies are reversed.

School for Good and Evil

Soman Chainani
(Juvenile Fiction - J Chainan)
Series: School for Good and Evil

*This item also available on Cloud Library, Hoopla, and Libby. Best friends Sophie (princess wannabe) and Agatha (witchy loner) are headed (via kidnapping) to the School for Good and Evil, but their assumed destinies are reversed.

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