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Brockenbrough, Martha

Summary: Frank the cat is happy at home with his two humans until they bring home a puppy who disturbs his entire way of life, so after running away and finding out how unwelcoming the world outside is he makes his way back to where he belongs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRO

Brockenbrough, Martha

Summary: Frank the cat has it good. Then his people bring home a box with a puppy inside. A puppy who doesn't know the rules of naps, and slobbers and tackles and barks. This won't do. Frank will just have to find a better home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC BRO

Waldo, Steph

Summary: "When a little slug finds new friends in the backyard, she notices they look a lot like her ... except they have shells! Maybe a shell is exactly what she needs to fit in--but finding one is a lot harder than it sounds!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Marr, Shirley

Summary: Eleven-year-old Peijing and her family are adapting to their new life in Australia, but when cracks in her family life start to appear, she must find a way to cope with the uncertainties of her own little world and figure out where she fits in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC MAR

Morrow, Bethany C.

Summary: "Teen influencer Naema Bradshaw has it all: she's famous, stylish, gorgeous--and she's an Eloko, a charismatic person gifted with a melody that people adore. Everyone loves her--until she's cast as the villain who exposed a Siren to the whole world. Dragged by the media, and canceled by her fans, she feels that no one understands her side: not her boyfriend, not her friends, not even her fellow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA PA FIC MOR

Garber, Romina

Summary: After revealing her hybrid nature to Septimus beyond her pack, Manu hopes that superstition and suspicion do not prevent her and her friends from finding allies in their fight for a better future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Samuel, Kim

Summary: "Humanity is at an inflection point. Stress, disconnection, and increasing environmental degradation have people yearning for more than just material progress, personal freedom, or political stability. We are searching for deeper connection. We are longing to belong. On Belonging is an exploration of the crisis of social isolation and of the fundamental human need to belong. It considers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 SAM

Brown, Brené

Summary: A life-changing book that uses new research to challenge old beliefs about belonging, from the author of the landmark bestsellers Rising Strong; Daring Greatly; and The Gifts of Imperfection.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 158.2 BRO

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: Bruce Wayne, the only kid in school without super powers, gets called to the principal because his career choice of vigilantism is deemed too ambitious, and he becomes even more determined to prove he belongs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2023

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Markham, Lauren

Summary: "A provocative, virtuosic inquiry that reveals how the valorization of times and migrations past are intimately linked to our exclusion and demonization of migrants in the present. When and how did migration become a crime? Why did "Greek ideals" become foundational to the West's idea of itself? How have our personal migration myths -and our nostalgia for a lost world of clear borders and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 325.21 MAR

Farid, Diana

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Ava loves to surf and to sing. Singing and reading Rumi poems settle her mild OCD, and catching waves with her best friend, Phoenix, lets her fit in--her olive skin looks tan, not foreign. But then Ava has to spend the summer before ninth grade volunteering at the hospital, to follow in her single mother's footsteps to become a doctor. And when Phoenix's past lymphoma surges...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC FAR

Young, Dannagal G.

Summary: "In this book, the author offers a new model that identifies social and cultural identity-who we are and who we want to be-as the most important factor driving the American phenomena of being wrong"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2023

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Steinkellner, Emma

Summary: Seventh-grader Nell lives an ordinary life in the magical town of Gumbling, but yearns to land her dream apprenticeship and become an artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Labyrinth Road 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 741.5 STE

Crow, Katrine

Summary: "What do you do when you feel like you don't fit in? Find something that makes you stand out"--Page 4 cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flowerpot Press 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CRO

Suggs, Christine

Summary: "In this memoir, Christine Suggs explores a trip they took to Mexico to visit family, as Christine embraces and rebels against their heritage and finds a sense of belonging"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 SUG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 SUG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC SUG

Jean, Emiko

Summary: After learning that her father is the Crown Prince of Japan, Izumi travels to Tokyo, where she discovers that Japanese imperial life--complete with designer clothes, court intrigue, paparazzi scandals, and a forbidden romance with her handsome but stoic bodyguard--is a tough fit for the outspoken and irreverant eighteen-year-old from northern California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gemeinhart, Dan

Summary: In the dead of night, a truck arrives in Slaughterville, a small town curiously named after its windowless slaughterhouse. Seven mysterious kids with suitcases step out of the vehicle and into an abandoned home on a dead-end street, looking over their shoulders to make sure they aren't noticed. But Ravani Foster covertly witnesses their arrival from his bedroom window. Timid and lonely, Ravani...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2022

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Taylor, Theodore

Summary: Missing the city life, a young girl starts to feel a sense of belonging in her new town when she discovers vibrant graffiti splashed throughout the neighborhoods, proving street art can be found everywhere--as well as a sense of home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TAY

Shelby, Ashley

Summary: " Do you have digestion problems due to stress? Do you have problems with authority? How many alcoholic drinks do you consume a week? Would you rather be a florist or a truck driver? These are the questions that decide who has what it takes to live at South Pole Station, a place with an average temperature of -54°F and no sunlight for six months a year. Cooper Gosling is adrift at thirty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jean, Emiko

Summary: Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in, it isn₂t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother, it₂s always been Izumi, or Izzy, because 'It₂s easier this way,' and her mom (and her trusty terrier sidekick, Tamagotchi) against the world. But then Izzy discovers a clue to her previously unknown father₂s identity, and he₂s...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JEA

Gemeinhart, Dan

Summary: In the dead of night, a truck arrives in Slaughterville, a small town curiously named after its windowless slaughterhouse. Seven mysterious kids with suitcases step out of the vehicle and into an abandoned home on a dead-end street, looking over their shoulders to make sure they aren't noticed. But Ravani Foster covertly witnesses their arrival from his bedroom window. Timid and lonely, Ravani...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Kaylor, Serena

Summary: "A sixteen-year-old homeschooled math genius finds herself out of her element at a theater summer camp and learns that life--and love--can't be lived by the (text)book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lai, Remy

Summary: "Sometimes life isn't a piece of cake... When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he's landed on Mars. School is torture, making friends is impossible since he doesn't speak English, and he's often stuck looking after his (extremely irritating) little brother, Yanghao. To distract himself from the loneliness, Jingwen daydreams about making all the cakes on the menu of Pie in the Sky,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAI

Ruiz, Rudy.

Summary: "Solitario Cisneros thought his life was over long ago. He lost his wife, his family, even his country in the late 1870s when the Rio Grande shifted course, stranding the Mexican town of Olvido on the Texas side of the border. He'd made his brooding peace with retiring his gun and badge, hiding out on his ranch, and communing with horses and ghosts. But when a gruesome string of murders and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUI

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