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Poole, Hilary W.

Summary: "This book looks at the problems of homelessness--not only the challenges, but also how families can meet and rise above them."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.5 POO

Fallon, Michael

Summary: A guide for preteen and teen boys that discusses familial relationships and pressures, including the parents that try too hard to be cool, the absentee father, and siblings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.8 FAL

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: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 KRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Roberts, Jillian

Summary: Describes what happens when parents choose to separate and divorce, and addresses children's concerns about the changes that happen in their family structure as a result of this situation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.8 ROB

Cain, Susan

Summary: "The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.4 CAI

Telgemeier, Raina

Summary: Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 TEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 TEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC TEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC TEL
Call number: JFIC TEL

Loewen, Nancy

Summary: "Provides tween-girl-specific information about family life in a question-answer format"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155 LOE

Alexander, Louise (Louise Shirreffs)

Summary: "Hearth's Warming Eve is a very special day. It is a time when families gather to remember when the three pony tribes joined in harmony and founded Equestria. When Applejack's and Pinkie Pie's families celebrate the holiday together, however, they soon realize that not everypony has the same traditions. What can the two different families learn from each other?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Kids, Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE ALE

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: Anna and Oliver talk about all the things to expect when a new baby arrives in the family, including what the baby may look like, the sounds that a baby makes, how to entertain a baby, and why a baby may be awake in the middle of the night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUS

Moss, Wendy L.

Summary: Kids between the ages of 9 and 13 face many new physical, social, familial, and academic changes in their lives. The Tween Book will help those kids deal with the issues that come with transitioning to teenagers. Chock full of tips, advice, research, and reflection questions to help navigate the tween adventure. Includes a "Note to Readers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2015

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Nunn, Daniel.

Summary: Presents illustrations of different family members accompanied by the Spanish word for each person.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 468.2 NUN

Pettiford, Rebecca

Summary: "In Different Families, beginning readers will learn to celebrate diversity by appreciating the variety of configurations that can make a family."--The publisher's web site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump! 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.8 PET

Crist, James J.

Summary: Describes the relationship between siblings and the things they share, including parents, problems, and personal space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 306.875 Crist 2010

Nunn, Daniel.

Summary: Simple text and labeled photographs introduce different family members.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J ENGLISH 428.1 NUN

Simon, Norma.

Summary: Explores in words and pictures what a family is and how families vary in makeup and life-styles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 1976

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.85 SIM

Nunn, Daniel.

Summary: Looks at families in French, with main text on each page provided only in French, and simple, labeled photographs for support. Includes each vocabulary word in French and English with a pronunciation guide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2013

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Cain, Susan

Summary: "The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens. Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 155.4 Cain 2016

Young, Karen Romano.

Summary: Presents twenty science experiments involving families, including determining whether birth order is linked to height, studying family favoritism, and training siblings to resolve conflicts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.85 YOU

Nunn, Daniel.

Summary: Presents illustrations of different family members accompanied by the Polish word for each person.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J POLISH 491.8 NUN

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: From brother and sister to granddaughter and friend, this title uses a child-centered approach to explain who children are to the people around them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE KAL

Skutch, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.85 SKU

Schmidt, Jason

Summary: "In his searing, honest, and ultimately inspiring memoir, Jason Kovacs tells the story of growing up with an abusive father, who contracted HIV and ultimately died of AIDS when Jason was a teenager"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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Hoobler, Dorothy

Summary: Describes the often heroic stories of Mexican American immigrants, largely through their own words and pictures. Includes original documents such as selections from letters, memoirs, and newspapers to relate their experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.0468 HOO

Hoffman, Mary

Summary: Features illustrations and descriptions of different types of families and how their lives are similar and different.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.8 HOF

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 306.85 HOF