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Acampora, Paul

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her mother has died, and Ellie does not know exactly how to feel about that, but she is determined, with the help of her friends in the St. Francis of Assisi's Howling Wolves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Summary: Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FEA

Wang, Holman

Summary: "Being a dad is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A receptionist scheduling important meetings (for playdates), an architect designing buildings (or pillow forts), an inspector (of diapers!).... When Dad gets home from his day job at the office, he never knows which job will be waiting for him, but he knows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

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Friedman, Aimee

Summary: Two possible futures face Summer: either she will spend the summer in Provence with her father, uncovering family secrets, and exploring the old world, or she will stay in upstate New York, coping with her mother, and dreaming of her long time crush--and which future unfolds will depend on whether or not she answers a phone call.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

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

Moretti, Kate

Summary: Fifteen years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murder of six women. After a death row conviction, media frenzy, and the release of an unauthorized biography, her thirty-year-old daughter Edie Beckett is just trying to survive out of the spotlight. She's a recovering alcoholic with a dead-end city job and an unhealthy codependent relationship with her brother. Edie also has a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Summary: 20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancé, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents, artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs' childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRENNAN-JOBS BRE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B BRE

Chamberlain, Diane

Summary: "When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps there is. Hunter appeared in their lives just a few years before--and his appearance was as mysterious as his past. With no family, no friends, and a background shrouded in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CHA

Sonnenblick, Jordan

Summary: Harassed at her middle school, not taken seriously at home, and with a "perfect" older brother, Matthew, to live up to, thirteen-year-old Claire has always felt like her life was cursed--then one morning, when she are her beloved father are talking at breakfast, her father suddenly falls over with a stroke, and suddenly everything changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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

Summary: While spending summer vacation with her family on the idyllic southeast coast of Brazil, fourteen-year-old Filipa discovers that her father, a famous author, is betraying her mother by dallying with a beautiful young American woman. Wrestling with the truth, Filipa will soon discover that her father's infidelity is only the first of many dark secrets that lurk beneath the surface of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ADR

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. 'Dear Ijeawele' is Adichie's letter of response. Here are fifteen suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 ADI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.133 ADI

Bowe, Julie

Summary: Victoria Torres has always had a family birthday party that she shares with her beloved grandmother, but this year she is so impressed by her classmate's birthday party at GlamaRama, the mall's newest spa store, that she decides that she wants to celebrate her twelfth birthday there--and her mother refuses to do both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When Ali Collins's estranged father passes away and leaves her his only prized possession-- a 1968 Firebird convertible-- it reminds her too much of all her father's unfulfilled promises. A buyer three hundred miles up the Pacific coast is offering enough money for the car to save her childhood home from foreclosure. There's only one problem: she has no idea how to drive a stick shift. But her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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

Cooper, Abby

Summary: From the author of Sticks & Stones, a realistic middle-grade story with a dash of magic about a girl who sees other people's thoughts in bubbles above their heads. Twelve-year-old Sophie Mulvaney's world has been turned upside down after her mom loses her job and breaks up with Pratik, who Sophie adored. But then: Sophie starts seeing bubbles above people's heads that tell her what they are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Crossan, Sarah

Summary: When her imagined perfect life with her estranged mother begins to unravel, fourteen-year-old Apple finds comfort in reading and writing poetry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Dionne, Karen

Summary: Although happily married now, Helena Pelletier was raised in Michigan's isolated marshlands by an abusive father. When he escapes from prison, only Helena will know just how to find him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio, [2017] 2017

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Feder, Tyler

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Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Gurtler, Janet

Summary: Ever since her father disappeared Shyanna's home has been a sad place, but if the twelve-year old mermaid can conquer her stage fright before the Melody Pageant, she hopes to win the contest and bring song back to her mother's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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Ifueko, Jordan

Summary: Raised in isolation, Tarisai yearns for the closeness she could have as one of the Crown Prince's Council of 11, but her mother, The Lady, has magically compelled Tarisai to kill the Crown Prince.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Johnson, Abigail

Summary: When Katelyn decided to surprise her widowed mom with an online dating profile, it seemed like a good idea. It isn't. Katelyn's mom hasn't just been acting overprotective all these years-- she's been hiding something. And now that anyone can find them online, Katelyn is in a desperate race against time to uncover the secrets of the past. Not only her mom's, but-- as her world unravels-- her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Underlined 2020

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: After serving time in Rikers Island solitary for assault, Joe King Oliver, who is an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to investigate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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

Stutson, Caroline

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young girl and her father as they share a busy day at the park before returning to their fourth-floor apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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Tyler, Bridget

Summary: "Earth is uninhabitable. Tau is our home now. With that terrifying message, Jo and her family learned the truth: They are trapped forever on Tau Ceti e. But the planet's current occupants--the Sorrow--are not interested in sharing. The fragile peace Jo negotiated abruptly shatters, and soon a bloody battle is raging between the Sorrow and the Pioneers. As tensions rise, the survival of everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Callender, Kheryn

Summary: Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAL

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