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High Interest Books. CAMS EAST LIBRARY. PBK SCI. THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS BY A. WOLF, AS TOLD TO JON SCIESZKA. The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs. Genre: Fairy Tale (Variant). 2.5.

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High Interest Books

CAMS EAST LIBRARY


The true story of the three little pigs by a wolf as told to jon scieszka l.jpg

PBKSCI

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGSBY A. WOLF, AS TOLD TO JON SCIESZKA

The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.

Genre: Fairy Tale (Variant)

2.5


Barbara mcclintock nobel prize geneticist by edith hope fine l.jpg

921MCC

BARBARA MCCLINTOCK: NOBEL PRIZE GENETICISTBY EDITH HOPE FINE

Presents the life and career of the geneticist who spent many years studying the cells of maize and in 1983 was awarded the Nobel Prize in “Physiology or Medicine.”

Genre: Biography

2.5


Shadow on the snow by anne schraff l.jpg

SHADOW ON THE SNOWBY ANNE SCHRAFF

FICSCH

Huong Ngo, a Vietnamese boy who has immigrated to the U.S. with his parents, learns the sad truth about an alleged wildman who lives in the forest when he is forced to call upon the man for help to free his friend from a cave.

Genre: Mystery

3.2


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FREEZE FRAMEBY SANDRA D. BRICKER

FICBRI

After developing some photos, Brad learns that one of them contains a clue to a murder. He joins with a friend who is a police officer to put the clues together.

Genre: Mystery

3.2


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NANCY DREW #141: THE WILD CAT CRIMEBY CAROLYN KEENE

FICKEE

Nancy investigates the disappearance of four baby cougars from the zoo.

Genre: Mystery

3.2


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THE INK DRINKERBY ERIC SANVOISIN

FIC SAN

A boy who hates books discovers an ink-drinking vampire in his father’s bookshop and follows him to his underground vault.

Genre: Fantasy (Vampires)

3.4


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FIC KEE

NANCY DREW #145: THE MISSING HORSE MYSTERYBY CAROLYN KEENE

Nancy tracks down thieves who steal a valuable horse from the Midwest Grand Prix Dressage Championships.

Genre: Mystery

3.5


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FIC KEE

NANCY DREW #146: THE GHOST OF THE LANTERN LADYBY CAROLYN KEENE

When strange accidents start occurring at the local pioneer village, Nancy, Bess, and George go undercover to determine if the village is really haunted by the Lantern Lady.

Genre: Mystery

3.5


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THE CASE OF THE MISSING CUTTHROATSBY JEAN CRAIGHEAD GEORGE

FIC GEO

After Spinner Shafter catches a cutthroat trout in the snake River, she and her cousin Alligator search the nearby mountains to determine where the endangered fish came from and how it survived.

Genre: Mystery

3.5


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TUT TUTBY JON SCIESZKA

PBK SCI

Sam, Joe, and Fred finish their school project on ancient Egypt without using their magical time travel book, but when Joe’s sister Anna plays with it and travels to the land of pyramids, they must follow her back in time.

Genre: Science Fiction

3.5


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BUFFALO BILL CODY: SHOWMAN OF THE WILD WESTBY WILLIAM R. SANFORD

921 SAN

Biography of William F. Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill, telling about his childhood, and the events, such as his buffalo hunting skills, and his traveling western review, that led to his being hailed as a hero of the Wild West.

Genre: Biography

3.5


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AWFUL OGRE’S AWFUL DAYBY JACK PRELUTSKY

811 PRE

In a series of poems, Awful Ogre rises, grooms himself, dances, pens a letter, and goes through other activities as the day passes.

Genre: Poetry

3.7


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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER: MISSISSIPPI RIVER BLUESBY TONY ABBOT

FIC ABB

Devin Bundy and Francine Lang accidentally step from their school library onto the pages of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," where their respect for the title character grows by leaps and bounds.

Genre: Humor

3.8


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AWESOME EXPERIMENTS IN FORCE & MOTION BY MICHAEL DISPEZIO

531.6 DIS

Provides more than fifty experiments illustrating the properties of force and motion including gravity, inertia, and density.

3.8


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BUTCH CASSIDYBY CARL R. GREEN

921CAS

Chronicles the life of Butch Cassidy, leader of the Wild Bunch, who became one of the Wild West's most wanted outlaws.

Genre: Biography

3.9


It s all greek to me by jon scieszka l.jpg

IT’S ALL GREEK TO MEBY JON SCIESZKA

PBK SCI

As they are about to go on stage, Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported back to the time of Zeus and the other gods in Greek mythology, who, strangely enough, behave much as the characters in the trio's class play.

Genre: Science Fiction

4.0


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AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYSBY TONY ABBOT

FIC ABB

Devin and Francine are transported into the book Around the world in eighty days and circle the world with Phileas Fogg.

Genre: Humor

4.2


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FRANKENSTEINBY MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, RETOLD BY MICHAEL BURGAN

PBK SHE

An abridged version of the classic "Frankenstein," the tale of a monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies, who seeks revenge on his creator, narrated by Wishbone the television dog.

Genre: Science Fiction

4.2


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JOAN OF ARCBY MARK TWAIN, RETOLD BY PATRICE SELENE

PBK TWA

An abridged version of the classic "Joan of Arc," the tale of a peasant child destined to lead her people in war against brutal invaders, narrated by Wishbone the television dog.

4.2


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THE BABY UGGS ARE HATCHINGBY JACK PRELUTSKY

811 PRE

A collection of twelve humorous poems about such strange creatures as the sneepy and the quossible.

Genre: Poetry

4.5


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THE WISH MASTERBY BETTY REN WRIGHT

FIC WRI

Certain that his grandfather doesn't want him around, Corby is unhappy when he and his mother go to spend the summer in Wisconsin to help take care of his ailing grandmother, until a local boy takes him to the Wish Master.

Genre: Realistic Fiction

4.7


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AMONG THE HIDDENBY MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX

FIC HAD

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.

Genre: Science Fiction

4.7


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THE WISHBY GAIL CARSON LEVINE

PBK LEV

When granted her wish to be the most popular girl in school, Wilma, an eighth grader, forgets that she will graduate in three weeks and her popularity will vanish.

Genre: Science Fiction

4.8


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BLIZZARDSBY DUNCAN SCHEFF

551.55SCH

Describes the science behind blizzards, blizzard causes and effects, historical snow storms, and methods of studying such weather, and also includes a glossary and a list of related resources.

5.0


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CHEERLEADINGBY ELLEN RUSCONI

791.6 RUS

Provides information about cheerleading, explaining how to get started, discussing team tryouts, and describing and illustrating a number of essential skills and movements.

5.1


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PBK SCI

KNIGHTS OF THE KITCHEN TABLEBY JON SCIESZKA

One minute they're looking at pictures of knights in the book, a birthday gift from Joe's magician uncle, the next minute they're battling fire-breathing dragons. Will Joe, Fred, and Sam escape death?

Genre: Science Fiction

5.1


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PBK OBR

MRS. FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMHBY ROBERT C. O’BRIEN

Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

Genre: Science Fiction

5.1


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THE OUTSIDERSBY S.E. HINTON

PBK HIN

Rivalry between rich and poor gangs in 1960s Oklahoma leads to the deaths of three teenagers and intense soul-searching for one of the kids involved, a sensitive fourteen-year-old writer named Ponyboy.

Genre: Realistic Fiction

5.1


The not so jolly roger by jon scieszka l.jpg

THE NOT-SO-JOLLY ROGERBY JON SCIESZKA

PBK SCI

Once again, three friends are sent back in time by a magic book and they find themselves prisoners of the evil pirate Blackbeard.

Genre: Science Fiction

5.2


Your mother was a neanderthal by jon scieszka l.jpg

YOUR MOTHER WAS A NEANDERTHALBY JON SCIESZKA

PBK SCI

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the middle of an adventure in prehistoric times, where cave art is a form of graffiti and "rock" music takes on a whole new meaning.

Genre: Science Fiction

5.2


The good the bad and the goofy by jon scieszka l.jpg

PBK SCI

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE GOOFYBY JON SCIESZKA

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the Wild West of yesteryear, rubbing elbows with cowboys and Indians.

Genre: Science Fiction

5.3


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BEARSTONEBY WILL HOBBS

FIC HOB

A troubled Indian boy goes to live with an elderly rancher whose caring ways help the boy become a man.

Genre: Adventure

5.3


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ALANNA: THE FIRST ADVENTUREBY TAMORA PIERCE

FIC PIE

Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure.

Genre: Fantasy

5.6


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WISHES, KISSES, AND PIGSBY BETSY HEARNE

FIC HEA

After eleven-year-old Louise makes a wish on the first evening star and her brother turns into a pig, she uses wishes, kisses, and spells to try to put things right again.

Genres: Humor, Fantasy

5.8


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FIC HAS

THE AMAZING THINKING MACHINEBY DENNIS HASELEY

During the Great Depression, while their father is away looking for work, eight-year-old Patrick and thirteen-year-old Roy create a machine to help their mother make ends meet, even as she is helping tramps.

Genre: Historical Fiction

5.8


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RUMBLE FISHBY S. E. HINTON

PBK HIN

A junior high school boy idolizes his older brother, the coolest, toughest guy in the neighborhood, and wants to be just like him.

Genre: Realistic Fiction

5.9


Others see us by william sleator l.jpg

OTHERS SEE USBY WILLIAM SLEATOR

PBK SLE

When an accidental dunking in toxic waste gives sixteen-year-old Jared the ability to read minds, he discovers horrifying secrets about family members at the annual summer reunion.

Genre: Science Fiction

6.0


The indian in the cupboard by lynne reid banks l.jpg

THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARDBY LYNNE REID BANKS

PBK BAN

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 him.

Genre: Mystery

6.0


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ESSENTIAL DEER HUNTINGBY JONATHAN CEASER

799.2 CEA

This book presents information about deer hunting, including the equipment needed, where to hunt, when to hunt, and safety tips.

6.0


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ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORKBY BRUCE COVILLE

PBK COV

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.

6.0


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ANNA SUNDAYBY SALLY KEEHN

FIC KEE

In 1863 twelve-year-old Anna, disguised as a boy and accompanied by her younger brother Jed, leaves their Pennsylvania home and makes the difficult journey to join their wounded father in Winchester, Virginia, where they find themselves in danger from Confederate troops.

Genre: Historical Fiction

6.0


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THE VOYAGE OF THE FROGBY GARY PAULSEN

FIC PAU

When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle.

Genre: Adventure

6.3


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