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Claflin, Stacy

Summary: "He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he'll risk his life to save hers. Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister's disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for. She has everything she needs, but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAN

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Adam for a school project and learns about his family life as an adopted child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Grey, Melissa

Summary: "A girl who's adopted and raised by a race of creatures with feathers for hair and magic in their veins becomes involved in an ancient war and a centuries-old love, discovering startling truths about the world she lives in"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Brown, Dolores

Summary: An adoption story told from the point of view of two parents about the love they have for their adopted child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NubeOcho 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Benway, Robin

Summary: Three teenagers, biological siblings separated by adoption, explore the meaning of family in all its forms -- how to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2017

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BEN

Noonan, Rosalind

Summary: "Twelve years ago, Glory abandoned her two daughters--four-year-old Ruby and baby Aurora--at a fire station, running off to a man who promised love and protection. Though the refuge she hoped for turned out to be a sham, she believes Ruby and Aurora are better off without her. But Glory has since given birth to another daughter, who's clamoring for a life beyond their close-knit, tightly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION NOO

Levy, Ashley Nelson

Summary: "A tender and fierce debut novel that explores of the bond between two siblings-one the biological child and one adopted-and the complexities of motherhood, infertility, race, and the many definitions of family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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Appanah-Mouriquand, Nathacha

Summary: Marie, a nurse in Mayotte, a far-flung, tropical department of France in the Indian Ocean, adopts a baby abandoned at birth by his mother, a refugee from Comoros. She names him Moïse and raises him as her own--and she avoids his increasing questions about his origins as he grows up. When Marie suddenly dies, thirteen-year-old Moïse is left completely alone, plunged into uncertainty and turmoil....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Graham, Heather

Summary: Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever. Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRA

Graham, Heather

Summary: "Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever. Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates book 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Graham 2017

Lewis, David (David Gerald)

Summary: "Desperately clinging to the hope of finding her long-lost daughter, will Kelly miss out on the chance to find love--and a family--once more?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2014

Khakpour, Porochista.

Summary: "In a tiny village in rural Iran, Zal's demented mother--horrified by his pale skin and hair, the opposite of her own--becomes convinced her baby is evil. She puts him in a wire birdcage on her veranda with the rest of her caged flock, and there he stays for the next ten years: eating birdseed and insects, defecating on the newspaper he squats upon, squawking and shrieking like the other...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Two brave women, estranged sisters, get the chance to connect and right the wrongs of the past, turning wrenching loss into reconnection and a family reunited after bringing dark secrets into the light.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC Steel

Baart, Nicole

Summary: Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small Iowa town, can't believe that a tragedy in another state could have anything to do with her. But when her phone rings one quiet morning, her world is shattered. As she tries to pick up the pieces and make sense of what went wrong, Jess begins to realize that a tragic death is just the beginning. Soon she is caught in a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Baart, Nicole

Summary: Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small Iowa town, can't believe that a tragedy in another state could have anything to do with her. But when her phone rings one quiet morning, her world is shattered. As she tries to pick up the pieces and make sense of what went wrong, Jess begins to realize that a tragic death is just the beginning. Soon she is caught in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAA

Brockmann, Suzanne.

Summary: When a tragic accident leaves a young couple with two young orphans to care for, their career pressures are compounded by the needs of the children, and they find themselves drifting further and further apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

Palmer, D.J.

Summary: "Penny Francone, age sixteen, is a murderer. Her guilt is beyond doubt: She was found alone in the victim's apartment, covered in blood, holding the murder weapon. The victim's identity and her secret relationship to Penny give Penny the perfect motive, sealing the deal. All the jury needs to decide now is where Penny will serve out her sentence. Will she be found not guilty by reason of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAL

Ridley, Erica

Summary: When he is kidnapped by Chloe Wynchester, who is determined to recover her father's painting, the Duke of Faircliffe, who needs to wed a highborn heiress to save his family's estate, loses his heart to this woman who is the complete opposite of what he needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2021

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Ngũgĩ wa, Wanjiku.

Summary: "In this stunning debut novel, a Kenyan expat is living the American Dream until she uncovers her husband's secrets and opens a Pandora's box of good versus evil. You can escape from a place...but not from your past. Mugure and Zack seem to have the picture-perfect family: a young, healthy son, a beautiful home in Riverdale, New York, and a bright future. But one night, as Mugure is rummaging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only when she bought the old house that Melissa found a purpose, and came alive as she made it beautiful again....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Pritchett, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRI

Willard, Katie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WIL

Segovia, Sofía

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff of superstition, a child kissed by the devil. But he is welcomed by landowners Francisco and Beatriz Morales, who adopt him and care for him as if he were their own. As he grows up,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEG

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