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Howard, Linda

Summary: "Sarah Harper had loved Rome Matthews silently for years. She'd seen him marry her best friend, then lose his wife and sons in a tragic accident. Years later, when he turned to her for comfort and made her his wife, Sarah felt her world was at last complete. Only one thing could have made her happier: to have Rome's baby. But that was denied to her, because Rome dared not risk losing another...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Backman, Fredrik

Summary: "Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the "firsts" that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn't shy away from revealing his own false steps and fatherly flaws,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.73 BAC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.73 BAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.73 Backman 2019

Doocy, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 306.8742 DOO

Meeker, Margaret J

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Whether you know it or not, if you're a dad, you're a hero, that's the message of best-selling author and pediatrician Meg Meeker. Even if you're struggling with all the demands of fatherhood, let Dr. Meeker reassure you: every man has it within him to be the hero-father his children need. With simple step-by-step instructions and drawing on long experience--including her work with the NFL's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a divsion of Salem Media Group 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 MEE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.8 MEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.8 MEE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.8 MEE

Chabon, Michael

Summary: Essays inspired by Chabon's interactions with his four children and his own father illuminate the meaning, magic, and mysteries of fatherhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 CHA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 CHA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CHABON CHA

Doocy, Steve.

Summary: A humorous primer on fatherhood celebrates the joys and pitfalls of the author's own experiences while counseling fathers and sons on how to bridge generation gaps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 Doocy 2008

Knapman, Timothy

Summary: Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD KNA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BRD

Raschka, Christopher

Summary: A celebration of the bond between dads and their kids shows how fathers and children have fun with each other by pretending to be all sorts of things, from explorers to kings and jesters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAS

O'Quinn, Ryan.

Summary: "Ever been a parent? Ever known a parent? Ever had a parent? This book will slay you! If your kids haven t already. Get ready to discover how only a finely honed sense of humor can help you navigate the most intense, absurd, and (yes) rewarding experience ever invented: parenting. You will realize that despite all of the craziness, at the end of the long, diaper-filled day, parenting rules! You...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BroadStreet Publishing Group 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.1 O'Quinn 2014

Alcorn, Randy C.

Summary: Police officers Adam Mitchell and Nathan Hayes are willing to risk their lives and face any challenge, but the challenge they are most unprepared for is fatherhood, and when tragedy strikes close to home, they realize they must live up to God's expectations and draw closer to their families and their faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: When Nöel learns that his former flame is terminally ill and pregnant with a child she claims is his, he agrees to take care of the baby girl once she's born. But as a recovering alcoholic whose demons are barely under control, he can't do it alone. Luckily, he has an amazing network of family and friends who are ready to help. A tale of joy, heartbreak and hope in a close-knit Dublin community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Binchy 2011

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: Agreeing to care for the baby that a terminally ill former girlfriend claims is his, recovering alcoholic Noel turns to a loving network of family and friends for help until a social worker attempts to place the baby in a foster home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BIN

Brott, Armin A.

Summary: "An indispensable handbook on all aspects of fatherhood during the first 12 months, by the author of The Expectant Father. The essential handbook for all things first-year father is now fully updated and revised. Not only will new dads get a month-by-month guide to their baby's development, men reading The New Father will learn how they change, grow, and develop over the first twelve months of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 BRO

Caplin, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 Rose 2006

Dalglish, David.

Summary: "Thren Felhorn is the greatest assassin of his time. All the thieves' guilds of the city are under his unflinching control. If he has his way, death will soon spill out from the shadows and into the streets. Aaron is Thren's son, trained to be heir to his father's criminal empire. He's cold, ruthless--everything an assassin should be. But when Aaron risks his life to protect a priest's daughter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DAL

Frazier, Ian.

Summary: More serious than a "gag" writer and funnier than most essayists, Frazier has a classical originality. This collection, a companion to his previous humor collections "Dating Your Mom" and "Coyote v. Acme," contains 33 pieces gathered from the last 13 years.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 FRA

Lemire, Jeff

Summary: Pressure. As an underwater welder on an oilrig off the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack Joseph is used to the immense pressures of deep-sea work. Nothing, however, could prepare him for the pressures of impending fatherhood. As Jack dives deeper and deeper, he seems to pull further and further away from his young wife, and their unborn son. But then, something happens deep on the ocean floor. Jack...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2012

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Nevins, Andrea Blaugrund

Summary: Explores the lives of several punk rock musicians as they try to balance their careers with being good fathers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OTH

Summary: Richard is a successful college professor who gives up a steady stream of one-night-stands and beautiful undergrads for fatherhood with much younger Kate. Three years later when Kate falls in love with someone else and moves out, she sends her sister, Olivia, to make sure Richard is properly caring for their son. Assuming Richard is back to his irresponsible playboy lifestyle, Olivia is shocked...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOM

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Anastas, Benjamin.

Summary: Recounts the author's efforts to rebuild in the face of a failing literary career and his wife's abandonment for another man, describing how his love for his young son inspired the confrontation of his own painful childhood memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANASTAS, BENJAMIN ANA

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: Agreeing to care for the baby that a terminally ill former girlfriend claims is his, recovering alcoholic Noel turns to a loving network of family and friends for help until a social worker attempts to place the baby in a foster home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Binchy, Maeve.

Contents: Interlochen Book Club Kit contains 6 paperbacks

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 0000

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Matar, Hisham

Summary: "In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.92 MAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATAR, HISHAM MAT

Means, David

Summary: "A collection of harrowing and personal stories by the O. Henry Prize-winning author David Means."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA