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David Jumps In

by Alan Woo, illustrated by Katty Maurey
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, friendship, games

This lyrical tale, written in simple free verse, tells how a game with roots in ancient China --- called elastic skip in this story --- helps a boy find his footing on his first day at a new school.

It is David's first day at his brand-new school. He doesn't know anyone. At recess, he stands alone and watches the other children enjoying their activi …

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Rising Star (Cross Ups, Book 3)

by Sylv Chiang, illustrated by Connie Choi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 100
  • Grade: 4 to 17
tagged: games, humorous stories

The continuing adventures of Jaden, Cali, and the Cross Ups crew.

When Jaden gets a call inviting him to Comicon to test out a new version of his favorite game, Cross Ups, he is thrilled . . . sort of. He’ll get to go with his best friend, Cali, they’ll be in New York City, and best of all, he’ll meet his idol and the greatest gamer of all tim …

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Anyone's Game (Cross Ups, Book 2)

by Sylv Chiang, illustrated by Connie Choi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: games, computers

What’s up with Cali? Why does she keep changing her gamer tag?

It’s summertime, and even though his good friend Cali moved to another city, Jaden can connect with her online almost every day to play their favorite game, Cross Ups.His mom has loosened her rules on how often he can play, and he has an amazing new controller that will make him even …

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Tournament Trouble (Cross Ups, Book 1)

by Sylv Chiang, illustrated by Connie Choi
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: games, humorous stories

An exciting new middle reader series from a debut author.
All twelve-year-old Jaden wants to do is be the best at Cross Ups, the video game he and his friends can’t stop playing. He knows he could be—if only he didn’t have to hide his gaming from his mom, who’s convinced it will make him violent. After an epic match leads to an invitatio …

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Silas' Seven Grandparents

by Anita Horrocks, illustrated by Helen Flook
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Audiobook eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, stepfamilies, games

Most of the time, Silas loves having seven grandparents. Each of them has something unique and valuable to offer. They take him to amusement parks, museums, dog shows and camping. But when Silas' parents go away on a business trip, all seven grandparents invite Silas to stay with them. One Silas can't be with seven different grandparents at the sa …

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