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Nelson, Blake

Summary: To avoid his alcoholic mother's problems, Nick, seventeen, stays with his aunt's family near the Oregon coast, where he works at his uncle's car wash and falls into a complicated relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2019

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MacColl, Michaela

Summary: Follows the experiences of Dred Scott's daughter Eliza, who secretly attends an illegal school and outmaneuvers a slave catcher and the worst fire in St. Louis's history to secure her freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Zusak, Markus

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Wilkes, Maria D.

Summary: An abridged version of the story of young Caroline Quiner, who would grow up to become Laura Ingalls Wilder's mother, and her family surviving their first year without Father in the frontier town of Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

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Floreen, Tim.

Summary: In a near-future America, a sentient computer program named Charlotte has turned terrorist, but Lee Fisher, the closeted son of an ultraconservative President, is more concerned with keeping his Secret Service detail from finding out about his developing romance with Nico, the new guy at school, but when the spider-like robots that roam the school halls begin acting even stranger than usual,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

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

Gangsei, Jan

Summary: Eight years after being kidnapped, Addie Webster, now sixteen, resurfaces under mysterious circumstances, significantly changed, and her childhood best friend, Darrow Fergusson, is asked by a national security advisor to spy on her to uncover whether she is a threat to her father's Presidency or the nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2016

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

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

Johnson, Cindy Chambers

Summary: Russell tries to avoid his family of big, brawny, and boisterous wrestlers and their enthusiastic hugs, handshakes, and hair tousling during a boisterous family reunion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Haydu, Corey Ann.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Four sisters rely on each other--and a bit of mysterious magic--to cope with their mother's illness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAY

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: The lives of three women on turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Miguel are shaped by ambition and circumstance, including the wife of a Civil War veteran who hopes to recover her health, her rebellious daughter, and a librarian who wonders if the island's peace will endure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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

Brown, Monica

Summary: "Lola Levine is given a non-speaking part after getting stage fright during her class play audition. She saves the play after a couple of obstacles with the help of her grandmother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC BRO

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

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: The lives of three women on turn-of-the-20th-century San Miguel are shaped by ambition and circumstance, including the wife of a Civil War veteran who hopes to recover her health, her rebellious aspiring actress daughter and a librarian who wonders if the island's peace will endure in the face of looming war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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

Cavallaro, Brittany

Summary: A year after August's death, Jamie and Charlotte are manipulated into reforming their detective team by someone who wants to see them suffer. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident, with a nice girlfriend he can't seem to fall for. Charlotte is on the run, from Lucien Moriarty and from her own mistakes. No one has seen her since...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Sidney, Margaret

Summary: Fatherless children, happy in spite of their impoverished condition, want to surprise their mother on her birthday. But how can they when they have no money?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SID

Lowell, Catherine

Summary: "A debut novel about the last remaining descendant of the Brontës who discovers that her recently deceased father has left her a treasure hunt that may lead to the long-rumored secret literary estate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: The lives of three women on turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Miguel are shaped by ambition and circumstance, including the wife of a Civil War veteran who hopes to recover her health, her rebellious daughter, and a librarian who wonders if the island's peace will endure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Stiefvater, Maggie

Summary: All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2016

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Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Dessen

Hussey, Elaine

Summary: "In 1969, the first footsteps on the moon brighten America with possibilities. But along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a category five storm is brewing, and the Blake sisters of Biloxi are restless for change. Beth 'sis' Blake has always been the caretaker, the dutiful one, with the weight of her family's happiness-and their secrets-on her shoulders. She dreams of taking off to pursue her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HUS

Lynch, Christina

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Newly married [in 1956], Scottie and Michael are seduced by Tuscany's famous beauty. But the secrets they are keeping from each other force them beneath the splendid surface to a more complex view of Italy, America, and each other. When Scottie's Italian teacher--a teenager with secrets of his own--disappears, her search for him leads her to discover other, darker truths about herself, her...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Dekker, Ted

Summary: In 1772, Catherine the Great sends trusted warrior Toma Nicolescu to protect the Cantemir family, but when their daughter, Lucine, steals his heart, he is forced to keep silent while another lad begins courting her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEK