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Bowling, Dusti

Summary: New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BOW

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire

Summary: "A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn't mean about who he is"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House 2017

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Soman, David

Summary: "While at the farmers' market with her mama, Ladybug Girl spies some rescue dogs and, together with the Bug Squad, finds one of them a forever home, vowing to return again to help the others"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SOM

Bruel, Nick.

Summary: Bad kitty is not pleased when a baby joins her family. Includes fun facts and tips for training a cat to perform tricks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRU

Miles, Ellen

Summary: At Loon Lake Park, Charles and his Cub Scout friends are told that a dog has been abandoned in the parking lot. Louie, a not-so-small Newfoundland puppy, is quickly taken in and cared for by the group. Can Charles and his friends find Louie a perfect, and roomy, forever home?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PP MIL

Rose, Karen

Summary: Special agents Griffin Davenport and Kate Coppola are on the trail of a depraved criminal. When Special Agent Griffin Decker Davenport opens his eyes after several days in a coma, there is unfinished business still on his mind. Decker is on the cusp of discovering the mastermind behind a human trafficking case, and he and his partner, Special Agent Kate Copolla, are about to get a surprising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P ROS

Ball, David W.

Summary: Unabridged.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire

Summary: "A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn't mean about who he is"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: A group of sato puppies, homeless dogs of various breeds from Puerto Rico, has arrived at the animal shelter, and second grade volunteer Suzannah immediately falls in love with one puppy, Paloma--but it is her job to get the puppy ready for adoption, a separation that could easily break her heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Lord, Cynthia

Summary: When second-grader Suzannah arrives to volunteer at the animal shelter she finds that the newest arrival is Merlin, a mischievous ferret with a talent for hiding and stealing shiny things, so the Shelter Pet Squad needs to find a home that is a perfect match for a ferret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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George, Kallie

Summary: Clover, who wants to change her bad luck, accepts a volunteer position at a pet adoption agency unlike any other and soon finds herself in a world of fairy horses, dragons with temperamental snouts, wizards, princesses, and, unfortunately, witches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC GEO

Garner, Paula

Summary: "Why is there a gap in Jules's baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces. Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She never knew her father, and her ex-addict mother has always seemed more interested in artistic endeavors than in bonding with her only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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Miles, Ellen.

Summary: When Michael and Mia hear about an abandoned kitten at the animal shelter, they volunteer to take Otis in until they can find him a permanent home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2011

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Levy, Dana Alison.

Summary: Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LEV

Griffin, Paul

Summary: Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2016

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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

George, Kallie

Summary: "Clover receives a mysterious egg at the Magical Animal Adoption Agency"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Froeb, Lori.

Summary: Follow the adventures of Picasso, a playful puppy that is adopted by an artist and his young daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Fun Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FRO

Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

Summary: In this story about unlikely friendships and finding your place in the world, three very different girls, adopted as babies from the same Chinese orphanage, spend a week at a summer camp, where the adoption agency coordinator wants them to journal their "bonding" experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAV

Milford, Kate.

Summary: At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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Jaye, Lola.

Summary: "Lara Reid knew she was an alien. What other explanation could there be? With her dark complexion and kinky hair, so unlike her fair-skinned parents, Lara knew she was different. At eight she finally learned the word 'adopted'. Twenty-two years later, a stranger arrives as she blows out the candles on her thirtieth birthday cake; a woman in a blue-and-black head tie who also claims the title...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAY

Miles, Ellen.

Summary: When Mia discovers that Duchess's owner is moving, she offers to help. But it won't be easy finding someone who will want to spoil the pretty white Persian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MIL

Miles, Ellen.

Summary: "Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Charles is determined to help Moose, a giant Great Dane puppy. The problem is that this huge pup is scared of everything - loud noises, other dogs, even his own shadow!"--P. [4] cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MIL SPINDLE

Teague, Mark

Summary: Long time residents of Mrs. Barrett's adoption shelter, Felipe (a grumpy cat) and Claudette (a hyperactive dog) seem like they will never find a forever home, and Felipe is convinced that it is all Claudette's fault--but when the dog is finally adopted, Felipe is so depressed that he hides on adoption day, and it turns out that Claudette also misses her friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TEA