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Tingle, Tim

Summary: When his mother leaves, sixteen-year-old Bobby, a Choctaw, begins living in a hole in his backyard to avoid his abusive father, and is surprised to find friends and neighbors willing to help him. Inspired by the traditional Choctaw story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ius, Dawn

Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the story of Lizzie Borden, casting her as a shy seventeen-year-old whose blackouts become worse after her father and stepmother try to prevent her from studying to be a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Torres Sanchez, Jenny

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Emilia DeJesus struggles to overcome the aftermath of assault when new information about what happened to her eight years before awakens her memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barthelmess, Nikki

Summary: "When seventeen-year-old Victoria Parker is suddenly placed into foster care, she struggles to find words for the abuse that upended her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Donovan, Rebecca

Summary: In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She's more concerned with feigning perfection- pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises, not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Dessen

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York CIty where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOP

Link, Charlotte.

Summary: Rebecca Brandt hat beschlossen, ihrem Leben ein Ende zu setzen. Nichts kann die junge Witwe über den Tod ihres Mannes hinwegtrösten. Da lernt sie durch Zufall in Südfrankreich die beiden Studenten Inga und Marius kennen und schöpft durch die Freundschaft mit dem jungen Paar neuen Lebensmut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dahl, Roald

Summary: Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Werlin, Nancy.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Matthew recounts his attempts, starting at a young age, to free himself and his sisters from the grip of their emotionally and physically abusive mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION Wer

Everhart, Donna

Summary: "In 1969 Alabama, eleven-year-old Dixie Dupree learns that the family she once believed was happy has deep fractures and records everything in her diary in this coming-of-age story about mothers and daughters, the guilt and pain that pass between generations, and the truths that are impossible to hide, especially from ourselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EVE

Everhart, Donna

Summary: "In 1969 Alabama, eleven-year-old Dixie Dupree learns that the family she once believed was happy has deep fractures and records everything in her diary in this coming-of-age story about mothers and daughters, the guilt and pain that pass between generations, and the truths that are impossible to hide, especially from ourselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Stephen

Summary: In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis's parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Kin

Snyder, Laurel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Two girls who feel alone and lost bond over their shared emotions during the summer but find their friendship tested when the realities of their home lives intrude once more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Novak, Brenda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Novak

King, Stephen

12 holds on 14 copies

Summary: In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis' parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Sapphire

Summary: A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walker, David J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: "They were a perfect family, golden and carefree--until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness. Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed. Kept on the top floor of their grandmother's vast mansion, their loving mother assures them it will be just for a little while. But as brutal days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: "Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Giles, Amy

Summary: When Hadley McCauley tries to take her own life after an explosive accident, her doctor, friends, family, and the investigator want to know what happened that day, but Hadley's not talking. The McCauleys look perfect on the outside, but this family is hiding a dark secret. Hadley will do anything to keep her sister safe from their father. When Hadley's forbidden relationship with Charlie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Haigh, Jennifer

Summary: When her older brother Art--a Catholic priest and the popular pastor of a large suburban parish--finds himself at the center of a scandal, Sheila McGann, estranged from her family for years, returns to Boston, ready to fight for him and his reputation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Haigh 2011

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Raised in seclusion by fundamentalist grandparents who claim she is an evil product of her mother's sinful mistake, teenager Elle Edwards finally learns the truth about her conception and struggles with profound feelings of insecurity while pursuing a relationship with a vacationing boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2014