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Thomas, Leah

Summary: " Ollie and Moritz might never meet, but their friendship knows no bounds. Their letters carry on as Ollie embarks on his first road trip away from the woods--no easy feat for a boy allergic to electricity--and Moritz decides which new school would best suit an eyeless boy who prefers to be alone. Along the way they meet other teens like them, other products of strange science who lead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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

Chbosky, Stephen.

Summary: A haunting coming of age novel told in a series of letters to an unknown correspondent reveals the life of Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent, it's a story of what it's like to grow up in high school, tracing a course through uncharted territory in the world of first dates, family dramas and new friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2012

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

Joyce, Rachel.

Summary: "When Queenie Hennessy is told she has days to live she sends a letter on pink paper in which she bids goodbye to Harold Fry. It is a letter that inspires an unlikely walk, a cast of well-wishers and the examination of many lives unlived. But there is a second letter, a longer, quieter more complicated letter which she will never send. It is this letter, the one we did not know about in The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION JOYCE

Daywalt, Drew.

Summary: When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE FICTION DAYWALT

Ware, Ruth

Summary: Rowan Caine's live-in nanny position in the Scottish Highlands turns from picture-perfect to a nightmare, leaving her in prison awaiting trial for murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LARGE PRINT MYSTERY WARE

Ware, Ruth

Summary: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and The Death of Mrs. Westaway comes Ruth Ware's highly anticipated fifth novel. When she stumbles across the ad, she's looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss--a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2019

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Sís, Peter

Summary: A little boy writes a letter to his grandfather about all the reading and studying he is doing this summer--but all his activities revolve around ice cream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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

Baldacci, David.

Summary: Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case -- but this time, the crime is personal: his aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. A picture-perfect town on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise thrives on the wealthy tourists and retirees drawn to its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BALDACCI

White, Randy Wayne.

Summary: Doc Ford's old friend, General Juan Garcia, has gone into the lucrative business of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. He is also feasting on profits made by buying historical treasures for pennies on the dollar. He prefers what dealers call HPC items--high-profile collectibles--but when he manages to obtain a collection of letters written by Fidel Castro between 1960-62 to a secret...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1269

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: Zoe, a teenager in Bath, England, writes letters to a death-row inmate in Texas, hoping to find comfort in sharing her guilty secret over the death of a friend with someone who can never tell her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2013

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

Moriarty, Liane.

Summary: Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women. By the author of What Alice Forgot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books, Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MORIARTY

Summary: Lisa Palmer finds herself the owner of a former post office, which has been sitting vacant for this past few years. In hopes of saving the historically magical place in town, she and the towns cast of characters set out to restore it to its former glory. In the process, they find the town's beloved 'Mailbox to Santa' with a letter inside that never made it to the North Pole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Media Productions 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 974

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "Noah and his best friend Walt want to become cool, make the baseball team, and win over Sam, the girl Noah has loved for years. When Noah finds old love letters, Walt hatches a plan to woo Sam. But as Noah's love life and Walt's baseball career begin, the letters alter everything"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2018

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

Nichol, Barbara.

Summary: The letters that ten-year-old Christoph and his uncle exchange show how Christoph's feelings for Mr. Beethoven, the eccentric boarder that shares his house, change from anger and embarrassment to compassion and admiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1994

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

Snicket, Lemony.

Summary: Presents a collection of correspondence between the elusive Lemony Snicket and the mysterious Beatrice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC SNICKET

Reichl, Ruth.

Summary: In her New York Times bestselling memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples, Ruth Reichl has brilliantly illuminated how food defines us. Now she celebrates this theme in her dazzling fiction debut novel of sisters, family ties, and a young woman who must find the courage to let go of the past in order to embrace her own true gifts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1179

Handler, Daniel.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Min Green writes a letter to Ed Slaterton in which she breaks up with him, documenting their relationship and how items in the accompanying box, from bottle caps to a cookbook, foretell the end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1992

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

Radzinski, Kandy.

Summary: A collection of cats' rhyming letters to Santa, in which they request such favorite items as a dish of fish and some fleas for the neighbor's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE FICTION RADZINSKI

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with her grandfather's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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Henstra, Sarah

Summary: As penpals for a high school English assignment, poetry-loving sophomore Jonathan and popular-athlete senior Adam explore their growing relationship through a series of letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Stanton, Melissa.

Summary: "When Ava writes a thank you to Santa in January, he writes back and sets off a year's worth of correspondence where they exchange information about their daily lives and discuss their shared love of Christmas"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE FICTION STANTON

Ahlberg, Janet.

Summary: A postman delivers letters to several famous fairy-tale characters such as the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, and the Three Bears. Each letter may be removed from its envelope page and read separately.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE FICTION AHLBERG

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "BERLIN, 1939. The dreams that Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, had for their daughters are shattered when the Nazis descend on Berlin, burning down their beloved family bookshop and sending Julius to a concentration camp. Desperate to save her children, Amanda flees toward the south of France, where the widow of an old friend of her husband's has agreed to take her in. Along the way,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CORREA