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Atinuke

Summary: Presents three tales of an endearing and enduring character, Tola, who lives in an apartment in the busy city of Lagos, Nigeria, with her sister, brother and grandmommy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ATI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ATI

Fipps, Lisa

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Bullied and shamed her whole life for being fat, twelve-year-old Ellie finally gains the confidence to stand up for herself, with the help of some wonderful new allies.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Rajurkar, Anuradha D.

Summary: Rani Kelkar never lied to her parents-- until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in-- his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art-- make him her mother's worst nightmare. When Oliver's troubled home life unravels, he starts to ask more of Rani than she knows how to give. When a twist of fate leads Rani from Evanston, Illinois to Pune, India for a summer, she has a reckoning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

Ng, Celeste

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned -- from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren -- an enigmatic artist and single mother -- who arrives in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Brisson, Pat

Summary: As a family sits down to enjoy a meal, thoughts of those who provide the food, from farmers who plant and tend seeds to store clerks who sell groceries, fill each one with gratitude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House, Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRI

Zusak, Markus

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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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZUS

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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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WIL

Swanson, Matthew

Summary: After getting a fortune cookie with the message, "Practice makes perfect," Ben meets new student Darby, who claims to be perfect and offers to teach Ben his secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

Ho, Richard

Summary: A multicultural family celebrates the traditions of two New Years--the Jewish Rosh Hashanah in the autumn, and the Asian Lunar New Year several months later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HO

Hanlon, Abby

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Summary: Dory's separation anxiety from her mother turns into a ghostly, goofy escapade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2023

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Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Eleven-year-old Farah spends much of her summer trying to earn money to attend an enrichment camp at her new school, but someone is sabotaging her by taking down her fliers. Includes instructions for growing crystals and glossaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAR

Hovorka, Sarah

Summary: Hattie learns to establish her boundaries with confidence and without hurting the feelings of her overly affectionate relatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beaming Books 2022

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MacLachlan, Patricia

Summary: "Nora and Ben's younger sister Birdy loves to keep secrets ... One day Birdy watches her mother spit into a tube, ready to send it off to find out more about herself ... Birdy spits into a tube, too, when no one sees her. But when the test results come back, they are a surprise. Birdy is seemingly not related to Nora and Ben's parents. But if she is adopted, how could that have happened without...

Format: text

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

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

Dabarera, Dinalie

Summary: "Sometimes, the moments that Sona spends with her Sinhalese grandfather, her seeya, are quiet. They speak different languages and don't always use words. But they do communicate in other ways. Sometimes, they're loud. They play dress-up, stomp in puddles, and pretend to be puppies. They cook pittu, tease each other when they're messy, and read to each other, even though they might not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAB

Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola

Summary: "A young girl celebrates her birthday and the special treats she can make for her class."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Grant, Shauntay

Summary: "Slip, slide, skate! This spare and celebratory ode to Black joy chronicles a little boy's exciting snow day with his family"--Adapted from inside jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed 2023

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Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: The twelve kids in the seventh grade at Fawn Creek K-12 have been together all their lives so when graceful Orchid Mason arrives, with exotic clothes and glorious hair, the other seventh graders do not know what to think.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GAN

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

Hautman, Pete

Summary: For Annie's tenth birthday, her papa gives her a pad of paper, some colored pencils, and the Klimas family secret. It's called the nuodeema burna, or eater of sins. Every time Annie misbehaves, she has to write down her transgression and stick the paper into a hidey-hole in the floor of their house. But Annie's inheritance has a dark side: with each paper fed to the burna, she feels less guilty...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Sumner, Jamie

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her mother to small-town Oklahoma to help care for her grandfather, who has Alzheimer's Disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J FIC SUM

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 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

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