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Parr, Todd

Summary: "Algunas familias son grandes. Algunas familias adoptan hijos. ¡Abre este libro para leer sobre todo tipo de familia!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Kids, uan divsión de Little Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BRD

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

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

Lee, Emery

Summary: "Theo Mori and Gabriel Moreno have always been at odds. Their parents own rival businesses-an Asian American café and a Puerto Rican bakery-and Gabi's lack of coordination has cost their soccer team too many games to count. Stuck in the closet and scared to pursue his own dreams, Gabi sees his parents' shop as his future. Stuck under the weight of his parents' expectations, Theo's best shot at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY UPS

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

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 Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 PER

McGlothlin, Kristin

Summary: In order to play more music in the future, Gwilym first has to deal with the past. Thriteen-year-old Gwilym Duckworthy's favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. It's a day he spends with his family and friends, playing football and taking part in a scavenger hunt. He is thankful for his good life. But this year, our of the blue, his mom calls him, wanting to reconnect, which forces Gwilym to deal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bird Upstairs 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCG

Jennings, Terry Catasús

Summary: Dom is excited to join her friend, Steph, for a mini vacation. They are going to visit Steph's grandmother in Virginia, where Dom hopes they can continue to have a lot of fun adventures. As soon as they arrive, they find that Gran's neighbors have lost their goat. There are some mysterious footprints near the goat pen that lead to the marsh. Dom decides to use the methods of her favorite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC JEN

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Summary: Andre "Dre" Johnson has it all...a job as a top ad exec, a beautiful doctor wife, four great kids and a lovely, well-appointed house in the suburbs. And he's not about to let his family forget how they got there. Keeping cultural identity alive is not without its challenges for this man on a mission. With perpetual pushback from clueless coworkers, an outspoken father, and even the wife and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Colfer, Eoin

Summary: "Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life, the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana. He sets out after Kwame and joins him on the quest to reach Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 COL

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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Glaser, Karina Yan

Summary: One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GLA

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

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

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Summary: "A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.309 ULR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.309 ULR

Summary: In the final season, Doug and Carrie decide that they are through, but race each other to the airport to get their newly adopted Chinese daughter. Meanwhile Arthur decides to get married to Ava, but she is only marrying him because she thinks he's gay.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD KIN

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 KRO

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

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

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

FGTeeV

Summary: "The FGTeeV family have survived their fair share of glitchy gaming consoles! But now their luck has taken a decidedly strange turn-for-the-worse when Duddz bonks heads with Cecil and boom, the switcheroo happens. They wind up flip-flopped into each other's body. Now Cecil has Duddz's lightning fast reflexes and mad gaming skills, while Duddz is stuck with Cecil's stubby fingers and really bad...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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Rey, Margret

Summary: In Margret and H.A. Rey's Pretzel, we met the world's longest dachshund and his wife, Greta. This book picks up where Pretzel left off, after the birth of their five adorable puppies. In collected comic strips, the Reys explore the drama and comedy of life as a family of seven, and what it means to have a daddy who's sometimes as silly as he is long!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY

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

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

Summary: Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Waltons 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAL

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, EUNICE HUNTON CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CARTER CAR

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