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Gibson, Lindsay C.

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent's behavior. These wounds can be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2015

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Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Between his schizophrenic mother, drunken father, dimwitted brother, and his goody-goody best friend, it's amazing that Christopher Titus is alive, let alone engaged to a "normal" girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Season two explodes into action with the brash Cody bad boys in the midst of a high-adrenaline heist. Their haul is a dud, and the frustrated brothers rebel against their all controlling mother, Smurf, as well as each other. An external threat from Smurf's past adds to the chaos, jeopardizing her gift, and ominous responsibility.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: After escaping the trauma of the Umbrella Lady's home, thirteen-year-old Saffron Faith Anders is determined to find the father who abandoned her all those years ago. But when she finds him in a nearby town, Saffron is shocked to discover that he has married a woman he clearly had been involved with before her mother's death. Worse, her father insists Saffron pretend to be his niece so he can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: Sydney's charismatic older brother, Peyton, has always been the center of attention in the family but when he is sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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

Summary: Helen, Jake and Natalie are thrown into disarray when their recently widowed mother announces her love for a new man. Their suspicion of the newcomer triggers events in the siblings' own love lives, which begin to spiral out of control. Can the family pull together, or will old rifts and new conflicts push them apart, even to the point of violence?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FLE

Clowes, Daniel

Summary: Monica is a series of interconnected narratives that collectively tell the life story--actually, stories--of its title character. Clowes calls upon a lifetime of inspiration to create the most complex and personal graphic novel of his distinguished career. Rich with visual detail, an impeccable ear for language and dialogue, and thrilling twists, Monica is a multilayered masterpiece in comics...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books, Inc. 2023

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Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: "In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Tawwab, Nedra Glover

Summary: "Every family has a story. For some of us, our family of origin is a solid foundation that feeds our confidence and helps us navigate life's challenges. For others, it's a source of pain, hurt, and conflict that can feel like a lifelong burden. In this empowering guide, licensed therapist and bestselling relationship expert Nedra Glover Tawwab offers clear advice for identifying dysfunctional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

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Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. A National Book Award Finalist! In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KOR

Perlmutter, Kenneth

Summary: "The headlines ring with stories of opioid addiction and overdose. Parents complain about their children's screen addiction, law enforcement decries the flood of fentanyl, scores of Americans overdose and die daily, and teen alcohol poisoning and marijuana-induced psychosis rates continue to rise. Disabling depression and anxiety are diagnosed at alarming rates in families across the country....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 PER

Berg, Elizabeth

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "This beautiful novel tells the love story of young Arthur Moses and Nola, and how a young man grew up to become the wise old man known as Arthur Trulove. Set in the 1950s in the warm community of Mason, Missouri, Arthur is a shy, unathletic teenage boy, in love with the most beautiful girl in his class. He is thrilled when they become friends, but he wants more than friendship. Alas, he learns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Summary: Season Four finds the Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their permanently pickled patriarch Frank. With oldest daughter Fiona in a stable job and relationship, and newly graduated Lip enrolled in college, it seems like the Gallaghers might finally have a shot at the middle class American dream. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't so easy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In this hysterical assortment of twenty-three uncensored Family Guy episodes, Peter has another painful encounter with the angry Giant Chicken, Quagmire tries to get giggity with Meg, and Brian and Stewie are beside themselves when they travel back in time to the show's pilot episode.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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

Hill, Nathan

Summary: When Jack and Elizabeth meet as college students in the '90s, the two quickly join forces and hold on tight, each eager to claim a place in Chicagos thriving underground art scene with an appreciative kindred spirit. Fast-forward twenty years to married life, and alongside the challenges of parenting, they encounter cults disguised as mindfulness support groups, polyamorous would-be suitors,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Kemp, Laekan Zea

Summary: Set in the Monte Vista neighborhood of San Antonio and told in alternating voices, teenaged musicians Aarón and Mia grow close as they share and struggle to overcome the emotional pain of their troubled home lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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

Westover, Tara

Summary: Cómo una educación puede salvar una vida. "Podéis llamarlo transformación. Metamorfosis. Falsedad. Traición. Yo lo llamo una educación." Nacida en las montañas de Idaho, Tara Westover ha crecido en armonía con una naturaleza grandiosa y doblegada a las leyes que establece su padre, un mormón fundamentalista convencido de que el final del mundo es inminente. Ni Tara ni sus hermanos van a la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2018

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

Muñoz Ledo, Norma

Summary: Susi tiene 16 años, una mejor amiga, un primer amor, un papá ausente, una mamá con quien pelea, un aspirante a padrastro al que odia, una abuela amorosa y cuatro mascotas a quienes considera sus hijos. Un día, la vida de Susi da un vuelco inesperado: su madre sufre un accidente y el diagnóstico del médico {u2014}fractura hendida de cráneo{u2014} se traduce como ?Por el momento, está en coma?....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editorial Santillana 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH MUN

Summary: Enter the world of Family Guy as never before with this outrageous collection of twenty episodes, in which viewers are taken way too far behind the scenes. Stewie and Brian run a bed-and-breakfast brothel, Peter gets into a sackful of trouble as a mall Santa, and the cast takes a novel approach to reenacting American literary classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Set amid the teeming bustle of Victorian England, Dombey and Son is Dickens's story of a powerful man whose coldhearted neglect of his family causes his professional and personal downfall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Domby 2006

Summary: Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Passion River] 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIC
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RIC

Summary: The complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Entertainment 2009

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