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Chung, Nicole

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHU

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

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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH 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

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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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 Adult, Call number: 649.145 Con

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.145 Purvi

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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

James, Arleta M.

Summary: Many adoptees join their new families after having endured multiple traumatic experiences, which interrupts their development. Bringing together the latest research in brain science with the field of attachment, this book considers how the two can be linked to help children in healing both the brain and the heart. Laying out the many factors that can affect a child's mental health, it shows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.145 JAM

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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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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

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

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

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

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.

Format: text

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: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to humanity, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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

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 Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LIO

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

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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

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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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Summary: As the tenth season kicks off, Jay's slated to be grand marshal in a Fourth of July parade, prompting the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tuckers to set off a few too many fireworks. Phil stumbles into a new career opportunity, while Claire grapples with her potentially changing role in the family. Meanwhile, Gloria obsesses over Manny's relationship and Joe's extracurricular activities. The extended family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2006

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