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Kadohata, Cynthia.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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MacLachlan, Patricia

Summary: "Nora and Ben's younger sister Birdy loves to keep secrets ... One day Birdy watches her mother spit into a tube, ready to send it off to find out more about herself ... Birdy spits into a tube, too, when no one sees her. But when the test results come back, they are a surprise. Birdy is seemingly not related to Nora and Ben's parents. But if she is adopted, how could that have happened without...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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

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

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SOM

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

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Vom Außenanstrich der Häuser bis zum Alltag ihrer Bewohner: Alles in Shaker Heights, einem beschaulichen Vorort von Cleveland, ist passgenau durchgeplant. Keiner verkörpert diesen Geist mehr als Elena Richardson mit ihrer Familie wie aus dem Bilderbuch. Sie hat ein gutes Herz, deshalb nimmt sie die alleinerziehende Künstlerin Mia Warren als Mieterin auf und behandelt deren Tochter Pearl auch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: dtv 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Летом в Шейкер-Хайтс только и говорили о том, что Изабелл, младшенькая Ричардсонов, все-таки спятила и спалила дом… В Шейкер-Хайтс, спокойном и респектабельном городке все тщательно спланировано - от уличных поворотов и цветников у домов до успешных жизней его обитателей. И никто не олицетворяет дух городка больше, чем миссис Ричардсон, идеальная мать и жена. Но однажды в этом царстве...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phantom Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 FIC NG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, 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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

George, Kallie

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MIL

George, Kallie

3 holds on 1 copy

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wright, Camron Steve

Summary: "Based on the true story of Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped as a child from his village in Southern India, sold to an orphanage, and then adopted by an American couple."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Ng, Celeste

Summary: En Shaker Heights, una tranquila y próspera zona residencial de Cleveland, todo está planeado, desde el trazado de las carreteras, hasta el color de las casas, incluso el éxito de la vida futura de sus vecinos. Nadie encarna mejor este espíritu que Elena Richardson, cuya vida se rige por un principio fundamental: jugar siempre dentro de las reglas sociales. Cuando Mía Warren -una artista...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alba Editorial 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC NG

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

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

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Velasquez, Crystal

Summary: Best friends Millie and Daisy worry about being separated during a dog adoption event. Based on the story of a real dog from Danny & Ron's Rescue on the documentary, Life in the doghouse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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