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Chung, Nicole

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "What does it mean to lose your roots--within your culture, within your family--and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2018

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Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIL

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Purvis, Karyn B. (Karyn Brand)

Summary: Offers parents practical advice on how to welcome an adopted child into their family, with tips for coping with common problems, building affection and trust, dealing with learning or behavioral disorders, and disciplining an adoptive child without harming the parent-child relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 PUR

Carangelo, Lori.

Contents: Search basics : forty search tips for starters -- Missing and runaway children -- Family tree, genealogy, debtor, child support, heir, classmate, old love, war buddy, missing adults or anyone -- With or without a name : family members separated due to adoption, divorce -- Internet searches -- Searching the USA -- International searching.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. for Clearfield Co. 2011

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.1 Carangelo

Summary: Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ORP RATED NR

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Summary: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BEN

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

Summary: The outrageous ninth season revolves around the blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, headed by Jay Pritchett. Jay and his vivacious second wife Gloria are raising their young son Joe and Gloria's college bound son Manny. Meanwhile, Jay's grown daughter Claire and her husband Phil are becoming empty nesters, while Clare's brother Mitchell and his husband Cameron fumble through nurturing their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MOD

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Wheeler, Jacob

Summary: Tells the story of Ellie, abandoned at age seven and adopted by a Michigan family, who returns to Guatemala to be reuinted with her birth family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.734 WHE

Baart, Nicole

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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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Blevins, Wiley.

Summary: A young girl adopted from China sees that her hair and skin color are different from that of her parents. She finds, however, that there's much more to making a family than sharing red hair and freckles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Red Chair Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLE

Crook, Marion

Summary: Adoptive parents can be bewildered or apprehensive and find themselves struggling in ways they hadn't anticipated. Marion Crook gently takes adoptive parents through the process of adoption from childhood to adulthood, helping to demystify the experience with compassion and reassurance. Meticulously researched but refreshingly free of academic jargon, this book will enlighten and empower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 CRO

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE

Summary: The honeymoon is over, but the laughs continue in Season Six. As freshly hitched Cam and Mitch acclimate to the realities of wedded bliss, Phil and Claire find their marriage stressed by annoying neighbors, Thanksgiving dinner gone awry and Claire's online snooping. Meanwhile, a spy-camera drone wreaks havoc in Jay and Gloria's backyard and a close call on the highway leads to amusing changes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MOD

Brewer, Zac

Summary: Growing up, Adrien and his sister Grace competed for everything. It wasn't easy being the adopted sibling, but Adrien tried to get along; Grace didn't. When their scientist parents died, they drifted apart. In their senior year, they are both back at the boarding school where their parents taught. Life gets more complicated when Adrien starts to suspect that Grace might be stealing their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harperteen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRE

Reid, Theresa.

Summary: An account of international adoption and family describes a couple's experiences as they journey to the former Soviet Union and wade through a vast bureaucracy as they find their two new daughters, Natalie and Lana.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.734 REI

Summary: Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIO

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LIO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIO RATED PG 13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lion 2017

Brooks, John

Summary: "An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father's search for the truth about his teenage daughter's suicide: "Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting been explored so openly and honestly" (John Bateson, Former Executive Director, Contra Costa Crisis Center, and author of The Final Leap: Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge). Early one Tuesday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

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, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Graham 2017

Lee, Julayne

Summary: A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America. Julayne Lee was born in South Korea to a mother she never knew. When she was an infant, she was adopted by a white Christian family in Minnesota, where she was sent to grow up. Not My White Savior is a memoir in poems, exploring what it is to be a transracial and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vireo Book/Rare Bird Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 LEE

Norbury, Katharine

Summary: "Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a wanderer, drawn by the landscape of the British countryside. One summer, following the miscarriage of a much-longed-for child, Katharine sets out - accompanied by her nine-year-old daughter, Evie - with the idea of following a river from the sea to its source. The luminously...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NORBURY, KATHARINE NOR