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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cheng, Jack

Summary: 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan, named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: Raymie Clarke decides that if she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ANI

Summary: The fetching collection of 21 uncensored episodes, in which Peter and Quagmire make beautiful music together, Stewie is reborn into a wealthy British household, and the griffins mourn the tragic death of their beloved mutt. (No, not Meg.) It's a dog-gone hilarious complete season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Big laughs, bigger laughs, and occasionally medium laughs await viewers in this hilarious collection in which Meg gets her booze on, Quagmire loses his favorite body part, and Brian does the unthinkable to Stewie's beloved teddy bear in the series' milestone 300th episode.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The Worth's are a family portrait of dysfunction, but when their matriarch, Grandma Mabel dies suddenly, they must set aside their differences and come together. Chaos ensues as they soon discover that not only did Grandma Mabel keep secrets, so did everyone else. They begin to find their way back to each other and realize that while you can't choose your family, you can choose to be friends...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAM

Summary: 15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIS

Summary: A washed-up porn star clashes with his estranged wife after returning to his hometown in Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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