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Woodruff, Liza

Summary: "Milo's mother is too busy to read him a story so she sends him outside to play in the snow where he discovers a story of his own"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE WOODRUFF

Muth, Jon J.

Summary: When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2005

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E MUT

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

2 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE MUTH

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: Princess Solveig and her siblings are trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen fjord, along with her best friend and an army of restless soldiers, all awaiting news of the king's victory in battle, but as they wait for winter's end and the all-encompassing ice to break, acts of treachery make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC ZUS

Fenske, Jonathan

Summary: It is late and Crabby just wants to sleep, but Plankton keeps Crabby awake with questions and chatter--until a request for a bedtime story takes an unexpected turn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Beginning Readers, Call number: READER FENSKE

Le, Minh

Summary: A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE LE

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: "We shall all, in the end, be led to where we belong. We shall all, in the end, find our way home. In a time of war, a mysterious child appears at the monastery of the Order of the Chronicles of Sorrowing. Gentle Brother Edik finds the girl, Beatryce, curled in a stall, wracked with fever, coated in dirt and blood, and holding fast to the ear of Answelica the goat. As the monk nurses Beatryce...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DICAMILLO

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION DICAMILLO

Kladstrup, Kristin.

Summary: After moving with her parents to Iowa, twelve-year-old Lucy discovers a mysterious notebook that can bring stories to life and which has a link to the 1914 disappearance of her great uncle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION KLADSTRUP

LaRochelle, David.

Summary: A child imagines that he is in a story where he encounters a tiger at every turn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE LAROCHELLE

Say, Allen.

Summary: After many years of retirement, an old Kamishibai man--a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies--decides to make his rounds once more even though such entertainment declined after the advent of television.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2005

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F SAY

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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Maguire, Gregory.

Summary: As a terrible storm rages, ten-year-old Dinah and her brother and sister listen to their cousin Gage's tale of a newly-hatched, orphaned, skibberee, or tooth fairy, called What-the-Dickens, who hopes to find a home among the skibbereen tribe, if only he can stay out of trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAGUIRE

Auxier, Jonathan.

Summary: Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC AUX

Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cornelia S. Englehart, a lonely daughter of famous pianists who lives in New York City, learns about language and life from a new elderly neighbor who shares stories about the fabulous adventures she and her sisters had while traveling around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] BLU

Kasza, Keiko.

Summary: Silly Goose tells wonderful stories that lead to great adventures, but soon after his friends complain that he always gets to play the hero, Silly Goose learns that his friends can be truly heroic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE KASZA

Sheehan, Kevin.

Summary: A sparrow selflessly relates the story of his friend dandelion to the world in this tale of friendship, the power of memories, and the cycle of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE SHEEHAN

Gay, Marie-Louise.

Summary: Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2014

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E GAY

Appelt, Kathi

Summary: In 1910, Zada the camel treks across the West Texas desert to save two baby kestrels from an approaching haboob, a mountain-sized storm. sharing adventures from her youth in Turkey to keep them calm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION APPELT

Willems, Mo.

Summary: Gerald the elephant tells his best friend Piggie a long, crazy story about how he broke his trunk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2011

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Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: Arthur unwittingly tells his bored sister D.W. a story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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Schaefer, Carole Lexa.

Summary: When Kessy, who lives in the Truk Islands, is sent by his mother to buy laundry soap, he hurries back to listen to her storytelling, discovering that his own experience makes a good story too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E SCH

DiSalvo, DyAnne.

Summary: Fourth-grader, Brian Higman, worries about how his teacher Miss Fromme will react when he fails to hand in a writing assignment; but he ends up being able to tell his story after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2006

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] DIS

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: Judy and Stink and the whole Moody family hunker down with beans and batteries, ready to wait out the storm. But along with massive rain and strong winds, Hurricane Elmer throws down ghosts, squirrels, and aliens. Spooky! Just when things couldnt possibly get any freakier flicker, flicker, gulp! the lights go O-U-T out. The Moodys are smack-dab in the middle of a big bad blackout! Grandma Lou...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION MCDONALD

Harrison, Susan

Summary: Going on a journey relates to any kind of loss. Kids of all ages, and situations will relate to the universal story and the soulful illustrations. The woodland creatures in this book teach a gentle message that is not just for children. The animals gather to help remind us that difficult life events are better resolved with support than avoidance, and encourages us to venture onto the road...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Palamazoo publishing 0000

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PAR 155 HARRISON

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