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Polacco, Patricia

Summary: Soon after her beloved grandmother's death, Trisha's family moves to a diverse California neighborhood where she meets Stewart and his grandmother, Miss Eula, who brings people together to help a grieving neighbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Polacco 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE POL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE POL

Wiggins, Marianne

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Fifteen years after the publication of Evidence of Things Unseen, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Marianne Wiggins returns with a novel destined to be an American classic: a sweeping masterwork set during World War II about the meaning of family and the limitations of the American dream. Rockwell "Rocky" Rhodes has spent years fiercely protecting his California ranch from the LA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIG

Fowler, Earlene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M FOW

Fowler, Earlene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkeley Prime Crime 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

Quick, Amanda

Summary: In 1930s Burning Cove, California, Maggie Lodge hires PI Sam Sage to find the person posing as her boss, known only as Dear Aunt Cornelia. As far as Sam is concerned, Maggie is reckless and in over her head. Maggie, on the other hand, is convinced that Sam is badly in need of guidance and good advice. Sam is haunted by his past, which includes a marriage shattered by betrayal and violence....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smiley, Jane.

Summary: On her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt tries to rely on her Christian faith as she faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

Quick, Amanda

Summary: A romance set in Burning Cove, California, an idyllic small town on the coast that has become a refuge for Hollywood moguls and stars seeking privacy for scandalous trysts and wild parties.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Straight, Susan

Summary: Johnny Frías has California in his blood. A descendant of the state's Indigenous people and Mexican settlers, he has Southern California's forgotten towns and canyons in his soul. He spends his days as a highway patrolman pulling over speeders, ignoring their racist insults, and pushing past the trauma of his rookie year, when he killed a man assaulting a young woman named Bunny, who ran from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STR

Yang, Kelly

Summary: "After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family--to China! A total dream come true. Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen. As she roams around Beijing, witnessing some of the big changes China's going through, Mia thinks about the changes in her own life, like . . . 1. Lupe's taking classes at the high school!...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Sheinmel, Courtney

Summary: Stella gets a chance to audition for her favorite television show when she meets a casting director who thinks she is perfect for the role, so she rehearses her lines until she know the part by heart, but the audition does not go as planned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

McLain, Paula

Summary: "Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child with her beloved foster parents, and now she believes it might be the only place left for her. Yet the day...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCC

Steinbeck, John

Summary: Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joads as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yang, Kelly

Summary: "Mia Tang is going for the goal in the fourth Front Desk novel by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang! The Women's World Cup coming to Southern California, everyone is soccer-crazy -- especially Mia Tang! The U.S. is playing China in the finals, and Mia feels like her two identities are finally coming together. Less exciting, though? The fact that her P.E. teacher wants Mia to get out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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

Yoon, David

Summary: High school senior Frank Li is caught between his parents' traditional expectations and his own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes to romance: 'Date Korean. But Frank falls for Brit Means, who is smart, beautiful-- and white. Joy Song is in a similar predicament, and they make a pact: they'll pretend to date each other in order to gain their freedom. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Patterson, James

Summary: Brainy twelve-year-old Bart attracts little attention at his new middle school near Hollywood, California, but whenever he can get around his gym-coach father, he secretly hunts electricity-guzzling aliens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

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

Nelson, Jandy

Summary: "A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NEL

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yang, Kelly

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Yang 2018

Quick, Amanda

Summary: When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to an idyllic small town on the coast, where the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel caters to their every need. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool.The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Quick 2017

Rivers, Francine

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to the California frontier in this sweeping, romantic tale of a displaced New England suffragette, a former Union soldier disinherited by his Southern family, and the town they join forces to save. 1875. When Kathryn Walsh arrives in tiny Calvada, a mining town nestled in the Sierra Nevadas, falling in love is the farthest thing from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RIV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Rivers 2022

Rivers, Francine

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to the California frontier in this sweeping, romantic tale of a displaced New England suffragette, a former Union soldier disinherited by his Southern family, and the town they join forces to save. 1875. When Kathryn Walsh arrives in tiny Calvada, a mining town nestled in the Sierra Nevadas, falling in love is the farthest thing from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Torres, Jennifer

Summary: Twins Raquel and Lucinda Mendoza used to be inseparable, but since their parents divorced Raquel has become bossy and obsessive, while Lucinda has immersed herself in her ice skating lessons, and the pandemic and its enforced isolation has only made things worse; but then they are sent to their father's ranch in central California and while Raquel thinks that this is a chance to get their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reichardt, Marisa

Summary: Ever since the mass shooting at her California high school, junior Morgan Grant has become increasingly agoraphobic until even the idea of stepping outside her door can bring on a panic attack, a situation not made any easier by the fact that her parentsare divorced--but when Evan moves in next door she finds herself attracted to him and begins to find herself longing for the life she has been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION REI

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone in the hunt for water. And that's when her parents go missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Whitaker, Chris

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "There are two kinds of families: the ones we are born into and the ones we create. Walk has never left the coastal California town where he grew up. He may have become the chief of police, but he's still trying to heal the old wound of having given the testimony that sent his best friend, Vincent King, to prison decades before. Now, thirty years later, Vincent is being released. Duchess is a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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