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Thrasher, Travis

Summary: "Darren and Heather Turner share a passion for serving God, family and country. When Darren is deployed to Iraq as an army chaplain, Heather vows to serve military families back home as she cares for the couple's three young children. Darren knows he's overseas to support the troops in their suffering as their chaplain. What he doesn't know is how he will get through his own dark moments. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION THR

Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Summary: Twelve-year-old best friends and relatives, Julia and Eliza are happy to spend the summer together while Julia's mother is serving in the National Guard in Iraq but when they meet a neighborhood boy, their close relationship begins to change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Littman, Sarah

Summary: Life has suddenly turned chaotic for high school student Stella since her brother, Rob, got home from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan: her school is on edge with ethnic tensions and her brother seems to be suffering from post-traumatic stress but will not talk about it. But when Rob's anger finally spirals out of control, Stella realizes she has to find the courage to take a stand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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Ruth, Greg

Summary: Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUT

Eason, Lynette

Summary: Ava Jackson entered the military shortly after high school, but her mother's illness forced her to request an early discharge. She lost her father while deployed, and there's no way she's going to let her mother die alone. When Ava is attacked after visiting the nursing facility where her mother lives, FBI Special Agent Caden Denning arrives in time to help fight off her attacker. Ava may hold...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC EAS

Fallon, Siobhan.

Summary: A collection of interconnected stories relate the experiences of Fort Hood military wives who share a poignant vigil during which they raise children while waiting for their husbands to return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Fallon, Siobhan.

Summary: A collection of interconnected stories relates the experiences of Fort Hood military wives who share a poignant vigil during which they raise children while waiting for their husbands to return.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FAL

Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: Capt. Paul Terry, one of the army's most accomplished young lawyers, must defend Brian McCarran, a general's son who recently returned from a harrowing tour in Iraq. In the high-profile court-martial, Terry is joined by Brian's sister, Meg McCarran, who leaves her practice in San Francisco to help save her brother. Before the case is over, Terry will become deeply entwined with Meg and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2010

Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: With long ties to military service, the McCarran and the Gallagher families have been friends since the Vietnam War. Returning from a traumatizing tour in Iraq, Lt. Brian McCarran seeks solace in his friendship with Kate Gallagher. However, when Brian shoots and kills Capt. Joe D'Abruzzo, his commanding officer, who happens to be Kate's husband, in a supposed act of self-defense, old family...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2010

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

Grossman, David.

Summary: Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. She sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the "notifiers" who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along their former best friend and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grossman

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: While working in the toy department of a family-run department store in New York City, Mrs. Miracle seizes the opportunity to connect Holly, who is searching for the perfect robot for her nephew, with Jake, the store owner's son.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2010

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Vanderbes, Jennifer

Summary: 1943: When seventeen-year-old Juliet Dufresne receives a cryptic letter from her enlisted brother and then discovers that he's been reported missing in action, she lies about her age and travels to the front lines as an army nurse, determined to find him. Shy and awkward, Juliet is thrust into the bloody chaos of a field hospital, a sprawling encampment north of Rome where she forges new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Connor for a school project and learns about his life with a military mom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Korman, Gordon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Cooper Vega and his military family has moved so often that he is used to new schoolmates not knowing his name, but at the moment he has a bigger problem--his new phone is haunted by the ghost of Roderick Northrop, a boy from the sixteenth-century, who needs his help to finish a quest, which is somehow tied up in the Stratford Middle School production of Romeo and Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KOR

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