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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

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

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Benway, Robin

3 holds on 2 copies

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2017

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Brown, Dolores

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: NubeOcho 2019

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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....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION NOO

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

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?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2014

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

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Willard, Katie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Pritchett, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRI

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

Segovia, Sofía

3 holds on 1 copy

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

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Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a "Have You Seen This Child?" flyer in the mail, her heart stops--the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son, Will. She investigates the story behind the flyer, uncovering clues no one was meant to discover, and when she digs too deep, she risks losing her own life--and that of the son she loves.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M SCO

Gudenkauf, Heather.

Summary: Once the golden child of tiny Linden Falls, Iowa, Allison Glenn watches her reputation crumble as she is sent to prison for five years--convicted of a terrible crime. But what really happened that fateful night? Allison's younger sister is the only other person who knows the truth. Now out of prison, Allison is more desperate than ever to set the record straight, but the revelation of the truth...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GUD

Plain, Belva.

Summary: The owner of a New England glassworks company, widow Cassie Wright struggles to raise her surviving child, Gwen, in the face of unbearable tragedy, but as Gwen blossoms into an independent young woman, dissention drives the two apart, until Gwen has her own child, a little girl who reunites the estranged family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FICTION Plain 2008

Hoffman, Chandra.

Summary: Chloe Pinter, a Portland adoption caseworker, becomes increasingly involved in the lives of three couples, two of whom are expecting babies and one who is seeking to adopt, and must deal with the aftermath when a baby is kidnapped.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Gudenkauf, Heather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kennebec Large Print 2011

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

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