• How Tía Lola Learned to Teach

    How Tía Lola Learned to Teach

    Alvarez, Julia

    Juanita and Miguel's great aunt, Tu00eda Lola, comes from the Dominican Republic to help take care of them after their parents divorce, and soon she is so involved in their small Vermont community that when her visa expires, the whole town turns out to support her.

    Format: Book - 2010 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • How Tía Lola Saved the Summer

    How Tía Lola Saved the Summer

    Alvarez, Julia

    When three girls and their father visit for a week in the summer, it takes Tu00eda Lola to make Miguel forget his unhappiness at the absence of any boys and embrace the adventures that ensue.

    Format: Book - 2012 First Yearling edition

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • How Tía Lola Came to Visit Stay

    How Tía Lola Came to Visit Stay

    Alvarez, Julia

    Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

    Format: Book - 2001 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 11 copies

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  • Return to Sender

    Return to Sender

    Alvarez, Julia

    After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.

    Format: Book - 2009 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

    The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

    Angleberger, Tom

    Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.

    Format: Book - 2010

    Holds: 2 on 36 copies

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  • Home of the Brave

    Home of the Brave

    Applegate, Katherine

    Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of a cow and her owner.

    Format: Book - 2007 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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  • The One and Only Ivan

    The One and Only Ivan

    Applegate, Katherine

    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.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 6 on 37 copies

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  • Chasing Vermeer

    Chasing Vermeer

    Balliett, Blue

    When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal. First book in the series featuring art sleuth friends Calder and Petra.

    Format: Book - 2004 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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  • El Deafo

    El Deafo

    Bell, Cece

    The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

    Format: Graphic Novel - 2014

    Holds: 8 on 75 copies

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  • The Shakespeare Stealer

    The Shakespeare Stealer

    Blackwood, Gary L.

    A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty. (11/14/2018 4:59:07 PM)

    Format: Book - 2000 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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