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Be Brave, Persist, Survive (Winter 2017)

We are showcasing stories that remind kids of how brave they are every time they face their fears and save themselves. Whether it’s middle school, new siblings, family issues, or just something new, we survive everyday we’re alive. This showcase is also perfect for tales of animal survival, stories from history that inspire and excite, camping, family, and so much more!

 
Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s GermanyEleanor’s Story
by Eleanor Ramrath Garner
 
If My Mom Were A Platypus: Mammal Babies and their MothersIf My Mom Were A Platypus
by Dia L. Michels
 
Bristol Bay SummerBristol Bay Summer
by Annie Boochever
 
Saint Louis Armstrong BeachSaint Louis Armstrong Beach
by Brenda Woods
 
Up from the SeaUp from the Sea
by Lesa Lowitz
 
Neema Wants To Learn/ Neema Anataka KujifunzaNeema Wants To Learn/ Neema Anataka Kujifunza
by Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
 
Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned CubAbayomi, the Brazilian Puma
by Darcy Pattison
 
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian GenocideHalf Spoon of Rice
by Icy Smith
 
Odd & TrueOdd & True
by Cat Winters
 
Stories of Hope and SpiritStories of Hope and Spirit
by Dan Keding
 
The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of HebrewThe Language of Angels
by Richard Michelson
 
A World Full of Animal StoriesA World Full of Animal Stories
by Angela McAllister
 
Yellow KayakYellow Kayak
by Nina Laden
 
Don’t Forget Dexter!Don’t Forget Dexter!
by Lindsay Ward
 
The Scarlet Rose #1: “I Knew I’d Meet You”The Scarlet Rose #1
by Patricia Lyfoung
 
The Boy Who Grew FlowersThe Boy Who Grew Flowers
by Jen Wojtowicz
 
Little Home BirdLittle Home Bird
by Jo Empson
 
The Dollmaker of KrakowThe Dollmaker of Krakow
by R. M. Romero
 
Sketch Monsters Volume 1: Attack of the ScribblesSketch Monsters Volume 1
by Josh Williamson
 
A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or TraumaA Terrible Thing Happened
by Margaret M. Holmes
 
Lesson of the White EagleLesson of the White Eagle
by Barbara Hay
 
WishtreeWishtree
by Katherine Applegate
 
Just Like BrothersJust Like Brothers
by Elizabeth Baguley
 
AshfallAshfall
by Mike Mullin
 
Chasing the NightbirdChasing the Nightbird
by Krista Russell
 
Rosie Revere, EngineerRosie Revere, Engineer
by Andrea Beaty
 
Brown Girl DreamingBrown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson
 
When No One is WatchingWhen No One is Watching
by Eileen Spinelli
 
Fish in a TreeFish in a Tree
by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
 
The War Within These WallsThe War Within These Walls
by Aline Sax
 
A Wilcox & Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Missing Carrot CakeA Wilcox & Griswold Mystery
by Robin Newman
 
Finder, Coal Mine DogFinder, Coal Mine Dog
by Alison Hart
 
The Girl Who Saved YesterdayThe Girl Who Saved Yesterday
by Julius Lester
 
Bully Goat Grim: A Maynard Moose TaleBully Goat Grim
by Willy Claflin
 
The Pig Who Went Home on Sunday: An Appalachian FolktaleThe Pig Who Went Home on Sunday
by Donald Davis
 
Bobbie the Wonder DogBobbie the Wonder Dog
by Tricia Brown
 
Secondhand SummerSecondhand Summer
by Dan Walker
 
Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan
by Adrian Fogelin
 
Tuktuk: Tundra TaleTuktuk
by Robin Currie
 
Every Falling StarEvery Falling Star
by Sungju Lee and Susan McClelland
 
Lola Goes to WorkLola Goes to Work
by Marcia Goldman
 
Flying Lessons & Other StoriesFlying Lessons & Other Stories
by Edited by Ellen Oh
 
The Youngest MarcherThe Youngest Marcher
by Cynthia Levinson
 
Waiting for PumpsieWaiting for Pumpsie
by Barry Wittenstein
 
Malala: Activist for Girls’ EducationMalala
by Raphaelle Frier
 
Another Castle: GrimoireAnother Castle
by Andrew Wheeler
 
Kaitlyn Wants To See Ducks/Kaitlyn quiere ver patosKaitlyn Wants To See Ducks/Kaitlyn quiere ver patos
by Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
 
Lucky Broken GirlLucky Broken Girl
by Ruth Behar
 
Denni-Jo and PintoDenni-Jo and Pinto
by Buck Buchanan
 
Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 2: A Recipe for DisasterSpace Battle Lunchtime Volume 2
by Natalie Riess
 
The Losers ClubThe Losers Club
by Andrew Clements
 
The Wendy ProjectThe Wendy Project
by Melissa Jane Osborne
 
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in AuschwitzSurviving the Angel of Death
by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri
 
Wisdom, The Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Disasters for Over 60 YearsWisdom, The Midway Albatross
by Darcy Pattison
 
Kate Warne, Pinkerton DetectiveKate Warne, Pinkerton Detective
by Marissa Moss
 
Mei Ling in China CityMei Ling in China City
by Icy Smith
 
The One Day HouseThe One Day House
by Julia Durango
 
Jaya and Rasa, A Love StoryJaya and Rasa, A Love Story
by Sonia Patel
 
Falcon WildFalcon Wild
by Terry Lynn Johnson
 
Traveling the Blue RoadTraveling the Blue Road
by Lee Bennett Hopkins (editor)
 
Mosquitoes Don’t Bite MeMosquitoes Don’t Bite Me
by Pendred Noyce
 
Little Iffy Learns to FlyLittle Iffy Learns to Fly
by Aaron Zenz
 
I See YouI See You
by Michael Genhart, PhD
 
Woman Who Flummoxed the FairiesWoman Who Flummoxed the Fairies
by Heather Forest
 
ConejitoConejito
by Margaret Read MacDonald
 
Smarty Marty Steps Up Her GameSmarty Marty Steps Up Her Game
by Amy Gutierrez
 
Lulu & PipLulu & Pip
by Nina Gruener
 
OE Wants It To Be Friday: A True Story of Inclusion and Self-DeterminationOE Wants It To Be Friday
by Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
 
Onika Wants To Help: A True Story of Inclusion and Self-DeterminationOnika Wants To Help
by Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
 
Team Taekwondo: Ara’s Rocky Road to White BeltTeam Taekwondo
by Master Taekwon Lee & Jeffrey Nodelman
 
Esme DooleyEsme Dooley
by Jane Donovan and Rosie McTozy
 
I Am JackI Am Jack
by Susanne Gervay
 
AhgottahandleonitAhgottahandleonit
by Donovan Mixon
 
Streetcar to Justice: How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New YorkStreetcar to Justice
by Amy Hill Hearth
 
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the WorldShaking Things Up
by Susan Hood
 
Dear Girl,Dear Girl,
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal
 
Mae Among the StarsMae Among the Stars
by Roda Ahmed
 
Water In MayWater In May
by Ismee Willaims
 
Hannah and SugarHannah and Sugar
by Kate Berube
 
SidetrackedSidetracked
by Diana Harmon Asher
 
Big-Enough AnnaBig-Enough Anna
by Pam Flowers
 
The SnowbearThe Snowbear
by Sean Taylor
 
30 People That Changed The World30 People That Changed The World
by iNK Think Tank
 
Ella, Queen of JazzElla, Queen of Jazz
by Helen Hancocks
 
Young, Gifted and BlackYoung, Gifted and Black
by Jamia Wilson
 
Escape from AleppoEscape from Aleppo
by N. H. Senzai
 
Long Way DownLong Way Down
by Jason Reynolds
 
The ExplorerThe Explorer
by Katherine Rundell
 
Kaleidoscope SongKaleidoscope Song
by Fox Benwell
 
I Am (Not) ScaredI Am (Not) Scared
by Anna Kang
 
Go To School, Little MonsterGo To School, Little Monster
by Helen Ketteman
 
The Boy Who Became Buffalo BillThe Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill
by Andrea Warren
 
Cowboy CarCowboy Car
by Jeanie Franz Ransom
 
Garman’s SummerGarman’s Summer
by Stian Hole
 
The Only Living Boy #5: “To Save a Shattered World”The Only Living Boy #5
by David Gallaher
 
Bound By Ice: A True North Pole Survival StoryBound By Ice
by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace
 
Now Or Never: Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry’s War to End SlaveryNow Or Never
by Ray Anthony Shepard
 
The Great American Foot RaceThe Great American Foot Race
by Andrew Speno
 
Catching a StoryfishCatching a Storyfish
by Janice Harrington
 
The Girl with a Brave HeartThe Girl with a Brave Heart
by Rita Jahanforuz
 
Lola’s FandangoLola’s Fandango
by Anna Witte
 
Prince of FirePrince of Fire
by Jatinder Verma
 
Greek MythsGreek Myths
by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden
 
Herb, the Vegetarian DragonHerb, the Vegetarian Dragon
by Jules Bass
 
Ossiri and the Bala MengroOssiri and the Bala Mengro
by Richard O'Neill
 
Yokki and the Parno GryYokki and the Parno Gry
by Richard O'Neill
 
Mayday MouseMayday Mouse
by Sebastien Braun
 
Ice in the JungleIce in the Jungle
by Ariane Hofmann-Maniyar
 
CrowCrow
by Barbara Wright
 
Too Shattered for MendingToo Shattered for Mending
by Peter Brown Hoffmeister
 
Anna’s BlizzardAnna’s Blizzard
by Alison Hart
 
Keep On!: The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-discoverer of the North PoleKeep On!
by Deborah Hopkinson
 
Alabaster ShadowsAlabaster Shadows
by Matt Gardner
 
Junior Braves of the Apocalypse Volume 1: A Brave is BraveJunior Braves of the Apocalypse Volume 1
by Greg Smith & Michael Tanner
 
Terrible LizardTerrible Lizard
by Cullen Bunn
 
Shield Up! How Upstanding Bystanders Stop BullyingShield Up! How Upstanding Bystanders Stop Bullying
by Marcella Marino Craver, MSEd, CAS
 
The Tallest Bridge in the World: A Story for Children About Social AnxietyThe Tallest Bridge in the World
by Ellen Flanagan Burns
 
Emily Grace and the What-Ifs: A Story for Children About Nighttime FearsEmily Grace and the What-Ifs
by Lisa B. Gehring, MLIS
 
Somebody Cares: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced NeglectSomebody Cares
by Susan Farber Straus, PhD
 
One for the MurphysOne for the Murphys
by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
 
The Education of Ivy BlakeThe Education of Ivy Blake
by Ellen Airgood
 
The Survivor TreeThe Survivor Tree
by Gaye Sanders
 
Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush AdventureCall of the Klondike
by David Meissner and Kim Richardson
 
Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a MockingbirdAlabama Spitfire
by Bethany Hegedus
 
MoxieMoxie
by Jennifer Mathieu
 
Because I Was a GirlBecause I Was a Girl
by Melissa de la Cruz
 
The Librarian of AuschwitzThe Librarian of Auschwitz
by Antonio Iturbe
 
SpinningSpinning
by Tillie Walden
 
BubbleBubble
by Stewart Foster
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