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Messenger —Lowry, Lois.
Book
2004
1 available of 5 items

In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Heidi Heckelbeck lends a helping hand —Coven, Wanda, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 7 items

Heidi discovers that helping to clean up can be fun, so she brings her community together to make the neglected "Trash Park" beautiful again.

Who will you be? —Pippins, Andrea, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 3 items

"A picture book about how family and community help shape the wonderful people our children become"-- Provided by publisher.

Together we grow —Vaught, Susan, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 1 items

When a bad storm drives all of the farm animals into the barn, can they set aside their fears and welcome wild animals, too?

Cat found —Lee, Ingrid, 1948-
Book
2011
1 available of 1 items

In a town where cats are tormented, eleven-year-old Billy finds Conga, injured and unappealing, and hides her in his bedroom to recover, then begins a crusade to stop the cat killers and find a safe haven for strays.

Rocket says look up! —Bryon, Nathan, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 4 items

Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Meteor Showers, hoping especially that her big brother, Jamal, will look up from his phone.

Salma the Syrian chef —Ramadan, Ahmad Danny, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 8 items

"Salma and her mother live in an apartment at a Vancouver Welcome Center, a home vastly different from their native Syria, where Salma's father still resides. When she thinks about him, "Salma's heart aches like a tiny f...

Springtime blossoms —Nolen, Jerdine, author.
Book
2017
2 available of 3 items

It's springtime on Bradford Street and twins Jada and Jamal Perkins are helping their parents with yardwork as they look for signs of spring, When their teacher tells them about the town's plans to plant new trees at sch...

We've got the whole world in our hands —López, Rafael, 1961- author, illustrator.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

"Join in a multicultural celebration of unity and diversity friendships all around the world as we read and sing along with joy, love, and peace!"--Book jacket. An illustrated text for the adapted spiritual song with pic...

A star for Christmas —Romance, Trisha, 1951-
Book
2007
1 available of 1 items

With only the reindeer Little Star to keep him company, an old carpenter who has spent his life building houses for others decides to build his own home. Finishing by winter seems like an impossible task, but his neighbo...

A bus called Heaven —Graham, Bob, 1942- author.
Book
2012
2 available of 2 items

An abandoned bus appears in front of Stella's house one day, with a sign on front marked "Heaven", and it brings positive changes in the outlook of Stella and all who pass by in the community.

Showstopper —Fiedler, Lisa, author.
Book
2015
0 available of 1 items

"After the successful first performance by the Random Farm Kids' Theater troupe, founder and director twelve-year-old Anya Wallach turns her attention to their second show. But trouble rears its head when their barn venu...

The thank you dish —Balla, Trace, author, illustrator.
Book
2017
7 available of 8 items

The Thank You Dish is a simple, charming and incredibly heartwarming book. It is a celebration of dinnertime and family time, and a child-friendly explanation of the value of community, sharing and ... gardening.

Breakout —Messner, Kate, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

"Nora Tucker is looking forward to summer vacation in Wolf Creek--two months of swimming, popsicles, and brushing up on her journalism skills for the school paper. But when two inmates break out of the town's maximum sec...

Albert the fix-it man —Lord, Janet.
Book
2015
1 available of 2 items

A cheerful repairman fixes squeaky doors, leaky roofs, and crumbling fences for his neighbors, who return the kindness when he catches a terrible cold.

Hello, world! —Long, Ethan, author, illustrator.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

Introduces the sights and residents of Happy County, where a lot of things are happening and every day can end on a happy note.

The power of one : every act of kindness counts —Ludwig, Trudy, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 4 items

"When one child reaches out in friendship to a classmate who seems lonely, she begins a chain reaction of kindness that ripples throughout her school and her community"-- Provided by publisher. Includes facts about shari...

Snow globe wishes —Dealey, Erin, author.
Book
2019
9 available of 9 items

After the worst snowstorm of the year, a young girl wishes on a snow globe that everyone will come out to play and share a dream of peace.

Curtain up —Fiedler, Lisa, author
Book
2015
0 available of 1 items

The true definition of Neva Beane —Kendall, Christine, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"Being twelve isn't easy, especially when you're Neva Beane. Neva feels beautiful wearing her new bra, but she's confused by how others respond to the changes taking place in and out of her body. Her best friend, Jamila,...

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