CRRL My Librarian: Under the Big Top

The Aerialist
The Aerialist By Schmitt, Richard Book - 2000 FICTION Sch Available in some locations

Annotation:A restless young drifter joins the circus--a dark and tarnished life.

The Blue Moon Circus
The Blue Moon Circus A Three Ring Novel By Raleigh, Michael Book - 2002 FICTION Ral Available in some locations

Annotation:Lewis Tully leads an oddball circus ensemble across the recently tamed, dust-blown American West.

The Circus in Winter
The Circus in Winter By Day, Cathy Book - 2004 FICTION Day Available in some locations

Annotation:From 1884 to 1939, the Great Porter Circus made the unlikely choice to winter in an Indiana town called Lima.

The Disapparation of James
The Disapparation of James By Ursu, Anne Book - 2003 FICTION Urs Available in some locations

Annotation:Shy James volunteers for a magic trick at the circus. At first, his parents are delighted, but when he doesn't reappear, they begin to worry.

The Hatbox Baby
The Hatbox Baby By Brown, Carrie Book - 2000 FICTION Bro Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1933, Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition features a doctor who is making great strides saving premature babies.

Madeleine Is Sleeping
Madeleine Is Sleeping By Bynum, Sarah Shun-lien Book - 2005 FICTION Byn Available in some locations

Annotation:Is Madeleine dreaming the gypsy circus? Or is it all real?

Metropolis A Novel By Gaffney, Elizabeth Book - 2005 FICTION Gaf Available in some locations

Annotation:Working as a stable hand for an upstart named P.T. Barnum is just the beginning for our unnamed hero.

The Night Circus
The Night Circus A Novel By Morgenstern, Erin Book - 2011 FICTION Mor Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 11 copies

Annotation:The circus simply...appears. Each time Celia and Marco perform their magic--and fall a little more in love.

The Paris Enigma
The Paris Enigma A Novel By Santis, Pablo de Book - 2008 FICTION San Available in some locations

Annotation:Monsieur Eiffel will be unveiling his tower at the 1889 World's Fair in Paris.

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Something Wicked This Way Comes By Bradbury, Ray Paperback - 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Oh, what is behind the glitter and romance of the carnival that rolled into town? Something wicked?

The Swan Gondola
The Swan Gondola By Schaffert, Timothy Book - 2014 FICTION Sch Available in some locations

Annotation:1898. The World's Fair is in Omaha. An homage to "The Wizard of Oz."

Swim to Me
Swim to Me By Carter, Betsy Book - 2007 FICTION Car Available in some locations

Annotation:Delores Walker becomes a Weeki Wachee underwater beauty just in time to find her livelihood threatened by Walt Disney.

Swing A Mystery By Holmes, Rupert Book - 2006 FICTION Hol Available in some locations

Annotation:Treasure Island is the name of the 1940 World's Fair in San Francisco--the setting for big band music and murder.

Water for Elephants
Water for Elephants A Novel By Gruen, Sara Book - 2007 FICTION Gru Available in some locations

Annotation:Jacob reminisces about his years during the Great Depression with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth.

Wonder When You'll Miss Me
Wonder When You'll Miss Me By Davis, Amanda Book - 2003 FICTION Dav Available in some locations

Annotation:Faith ran away to join the circus but is still haunted by The Fat Girl.

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