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Scott, Lisa Ann

Summary: After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCO

Klare, Shannon

Summary: At first unhappy about transferring to a new high school senior year, Claire quickly makes friends and, despite her determination to avoid football, captures the attention of the arrogant quarterback.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McDunn, Gillian

Summary: Since her father's death, Cat has taken care of her brother, Chicken, for their hardworking mother, but while spending time with grandparents they never knew, Cat has the chance to be a child again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Madden, Kerry.

Summary: In the early 1960s, twelve-year-old songwriter Livy Two Weems dreams of seeing the world beyond the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, holler where she lives in poverty with her parents and eight brothers and sisters, but understands that she must put family first.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Davis, C. L.

Summary: In 1930, when a snowstorm destroys their home in the Appalachian mountains twelve-year-old Roxie and her family move into the barn and prepare for a very unusual Christmas celebration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DAVIS

Tolan, Stephanie S.

Summary: Jake, a budding juvenile delinquent, is sent for home schooling to the arty and eccentric Applewhite family's Creative Academy, where he discovers talents and interests he never knew he had.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TOL

McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: "When seventh-grader Eleanor reads an article online claiming that an asteroid will hit Earth in April, she starts an underground school club to prepare kids for the end of the world as we know it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wright, Barbara

Summary: In 1898, Moses Thomas's summer vacation does not go exactly as planned as he contends with family problems and the ever-changing alliances among his friends at the same time as he is exposed to the escalating tension between the African-American and white communities of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: JFIC WRI

Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: From the moment she met Samantha, star of the school basketball team, on her first day at Daniel Boone Middle School, Allison Drake felt she had found a friend, something she needs badly since her brother died and her father left--but as their friendshipgrows it begins to evolve into a deeper emotion, and in North Carolina in 1977, it is not easy to discover that you might be gay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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