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Narh, Samuel

Summary: As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lantana Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAR

Grant, Neil

Summary: The sea is inside his blood. Cursed, or blessed, on both sides. When sixteen-year-old Rudra Solace dredges up a long-hidden secret in his father's trawl net, his life in the sleepy fishing village of Patonga shifts dramatically. It is not long before Rudra is leaving Australia behind, bound for India on a journey of discovery and danger. A wonderfully compelling tale of belonging and loss, of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Crossan, Sarah

Summary: With little money or support, Joe Moon, seventeen, travels to Texas to help the older brother he barely knows through his last few weeks before being executed for murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DIC

Ball, Bethany

Summary: "From a remarkable new voice in fiction, Bethany Ball, comes a transporting debut; a hilarious multigenerational family saga set in Israel, New York, and Los Angeles that explores the secrets and gossip-filled lives of a kibbutz community near Jerusalem. Meet Marc Solomon, an Israeli ex-Navy commando now living in L.A., who is falsely accused of money laundering through his asset management...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

González, Saraí

Summary: Fourth grader Saraí Gonzalez can do anything. She can bake, dance, and run her own cupcake business. But when Saraí's grandparents are forced to move, even Saraí's not sure what to do. So she hatches a super-awesome plan with her younger sisters and cousin to buy back the house. Will Saraí find a way to save the day?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Vanderah, Glendy

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: A mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. When a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin, barefoot and covered in bruises, Joanna enlists the help of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Messner, Kate

Summary: Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Darke, J. A.

Summary: Eighth-grader Emily Lemon wakes up and discovers that none of the gadgets around her house are working properly, and the computers at her middle school seem to have a mind of their own--but when the scoreboard in the gym displays the words "the revolution has begun, down with humanity" she realizes that humanity has lost control and civilization as we know it is in serious trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, A Capstone Imprint 2016

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

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire

Summary: "A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn't mean about who he is"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House 2017

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Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Twelve-year-old Belle Song and her family moved to Mars because they were offered good jobs, only to find that the jobs have disappeared--her father, Yun, is unwilling to return to the worn-out Earth, so, to the horror of his city-raised daughter, he buys a farm in the "Wild West" area of Mars, and Belle does her best to adapt to a life which is filled with difficulties and danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Sambury, Liselle

Summary: After failing to come into her powers, sixteen-year-old Voya--a Black witch living in near-future Toronto--is forced to choose between losing her family's magic forever, a heritage steeped in centuries of blood and survival, or murdering her first love, a boy who is supposedly her genetic match.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2021

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

Audrain, Ashley

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "A tense, page-turning psychological drama about the making and breaking of a family, about a woman whose experience of motherhood is nothing at all what she hoped for--and everything she feared. Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting, supportive mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood's exhausting early days, Blythe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AUD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUD

Dodds, Melody

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Charlotte Navarro never asked to be anyone's hero. If you're a hero, your sister isn't supposed to hate you. And you're definitely not supposed to get hooked on Gramma's painkillers. Even so, Charlotte's sister's friend Mia looks at her like she's some sort of hero. As Charlotte starts taking pills more and more, she has to question how it could hurt herself and others, even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only when she bought the old house that Melissa found a purpose, and came alive as she made it beautiful again....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Williams, Ian

Summary: "Felicia, a nineteen-year-old student from a Caribbean family, and Edgar, the lazy-minded and impetuous heir of a wealthy German family, meet by chance when their ailing mothers are assigned the same hospital room. After the death of Felicia's mother and the recovery of Edgar's, Felicia drops out of high school and takes a job as caregiver to Edgar's mother. The odd-couple relationship between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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Sterling, Michelle

Summary: "For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of picking golden limes off the trees. But summer doesn't start until her lola--her grandmother from the Philippines--comes for her annual visit. When Lola visits, the whole family gathers to cook and eat and share in their happiness of another season spent together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Lamb, Wally.

Summary: Felix Funicello is a film scholar who runs a Monday night movie club in what was once a vaudeville theater. One evening, while setting up a film in the projectionist booth, he's confronted by the ghost of Lois Weber, a trailblazing motion picture director from Hollywood's silent film era. Lois invites Felix to revisit--and in some cases relive--scenes from his past as they are projected onto...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2016

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Lamb 2016

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: When Belle Song's mother becomes pregnant the family journeys to Tharsis City so she can consult a specialist, and see the sights of the capital; but when Belle's android Melody, and her wolfdog Raider, disappear she is confronted by the deep human prejudice against robots--and an escaped Water Raider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Summary: When his mother dies, a seventeen-year-old boy moves in with his relatives, a criminal family clan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 0000

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Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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7 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Patchett 2019

Patterson, James

Summary: Expelled over the photo that was posted to his Twitter account, Will Foster, seventeen, is determined to find out who took the picture and why he and three other students were targeted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jimmy Patterson Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Pat

Sterling, Michelle

Summary: Four starred reviews! In an evocative picture book brimming with the scents, tastes, and traditions that define a young girl's summer with her grandmother, debut author Michelle Sterling and illustrator Aaron Asis come together to celebrate the gentle bonds of familial love that span oceans and generations. For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG STE

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