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Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

McCarty, Peter.

Summary: Chloe Bunny lives with her big family of ten older brothers and sisters and ten younger brothers and sisters, but it is only Chloe who is able to compete with the new television set that Dad brings home one evening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCC

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Olivia for a school project and learns about her life with her stepfamily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Lane, Timothy S.

Summary: "A spirited debut of a rising basketball star wrestling with his town's outsized expectations and his family's complicated legacy Jimmy "Kamikaze" Kirkus is a basketball star, destined for a legendary future in the NBA. At the age of five, he can make nine shots in a row. By high school, he's got his own Sports Illustrated profile. To the citizens of Columbia City, it seems like he was born for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: "Nobody cuts deeper than family ... Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie's daughter Anna moves in with them. Anna is a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Scottoline 2018

Smith, Anne Warren

Summary: When her perfectionist classmate and neighbor plans an elaborate Thanksgiving dinner, Katie begins to wonder if the relaxed day she, her father, and her messy little brother usually enjoy means they are not a "real" family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J FIC SMI

Cohen, Leah Hager.

Summary: "A gripping, morally complex novel that asks: How much do grown siblings owe one another? At the edge of a woods, on the grounds of a defunct "free school," Ava and her brother, Fred, shared a dreamy and seemingly idyllic childhood-a world defined largely by their imaginations and the presence of each other. Decades later, then, when Ava learns that her brother is being held in a county jail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Dawson, Maddie.

Summary: "A heartfelt, funny, and all-together human novel about the best mistakes a person can make Jonathan and Rosie have been together so long they finish each other's sentences--so when he (finally) proposes and asks her to move across the country with him, everyone is happily surprised. But when things suddenly unravel, Rosie sends Jonathan packing and moves back home with Soapie, the irascible,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Khan, Hena

Summary: Fourth-grader Zayd yearns to play basketball on the Gold Team, but when he skips orchestra rehearsal to practice, his parents forbid anything basketball-related, and tryouts are coming soon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KHA

Strasser, Todd

Summary: Hailed as a hero, twenty-year-old Jake returns to his pro-military hometown and family injured physically and emotionally, unsure if he can return to active duty but uncomfortable with the alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster BFYR 2018

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

Kuipers, Alice

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled "Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond" she is thrilled; and when she finds that anything she writes in it actually happens she is really excited--but Polly soon realizes that she has to be very careful what she writes because that kind of power can be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Summary: "Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the last original wife among her husband's group of cronies. They've all traded in for younger... blonder... more enhanced models. But she is proud of her status and the longevity of her marriage. Sure the spark isn't quite there the way it once was. And it would be nicer if her husband paid a bit more attention to her desires but there's something to be said for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Frank 2013

Enderle, Dotti

Summary: While his great-grandmother seeks her deceased husband, ten-year-old Malcolm and his best friend Dandy have no trouble finding a ghost on which to test Malcolm's latest gadget--a ghost zapper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC END

McQuestion, Karen.

Summary: After escaping from her abductor, Angie agrees to meet with the kidnapper's mother hoping to find answers, but she is overcome by a feeling of dread.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Encore 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: A little bunny delights in all the familiar things in his daily life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BR0

Tuell, Todd.

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a young ninja who uses his special moves to sneak up on the family dog, take a cookie from his brother, and escape Granny's kisses, but before day is done he meets his match.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E TUE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUE

Frost, Helen

Summary: In their own voices, four young people, Muriel, Frank, Emma, and Ollie, tell of their experiences during the first World War, as the boys enlist and are sent overseas, Emma finishes school, and Muriel fights for peace and women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Frost 2009

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: When he returns to Illinois and the gang culture on the south side of Fairfield after six years in Colorado, high school senior Luis Fuentes, who dreams of becoming an astronaut, falls for a girl and enters a dark world after learning some disturbing news about his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2011

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

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Polacco 2009

Coy, John

Summary: Middle-schooler Jackson's baseball skills are not of much help when he and his friends go to soccer camp, and while there he learns that his mother's boyfriend has invited them to move into his house, and friend Diego's father is deployed to Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010

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

Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Summary: Raised by an unstable father who keeps constantly on the move, Sam Border has long been the voice of his silent younger brother, Riddle, but everything changes when Sam meets Emily Bell and, welcomed by her family, the brothers are faced with normalcy for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sloan 2011

Greanias, Margaret Chiu

Summary: Max lacks the lack to be a villain like the rest of his family, but when he brings home a bunny, his mother challenges them to become a devious duo or Max will lose his new sidekick forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RP Kids 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRE

Springstubb, Tricia.

Summary: When eleven-year-old Mo's mother dies in an accident and Mo's devastated father deals with the loss by moving the family to a new town and starting a new life as the owner of a sports bar, Mo must leave her much loved neighborhood on Fox Street to live in an apartment above the "cursed" Corky's Tavern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Springstubb 2011

Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: On her second birthday, Sophie gets up on the wrong side of the crib and behaves terribly until her grandmother has an inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Wells 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEL