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Unita, Yumi

Summary: "As Daikichi continues to juggle work with raising a teenager, Rin struggles with the relationship between her and Kouki, her childhood friend. The last ten years have brought about a variety of changes to their friendship-- some subtle, some not so. Kouki may always have been head over heels for Rin, but the choices he's made in the past seem to have put a wedge between them. And when a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: One of the world's most beloved novels, Jane Eyre is a startlingly modern blend of passion, romance, mystery, and suspense. Immediately recognized as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1847, Jane Eyre is an extraordinary coming-of-age story featuring one of the most independent and strong-willed female protagonists in all of literature. Poor and plain, Jane Eyre begins life as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Fordham, Fred

Summary: The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 FOR

Unita, Yumi

Summary: "As an impromptu dad to Rin, his late grandfather's illegitimate child, Daikichi Kawachi has experienced his share of firsts while caring for his little aunt (?). Now it's Daikichi's turn to battle the initial wave of separation anxiety as Rin leaves the nest-- for her first day of elementary school! Rin's elementary school isn't the only place with new faces, either. Daikichi's office is also...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2011

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Unita, Yumi

Summary: Ten years have flown by since Daikichi first met Rin at his grandfather's funeral. Rin has blossomed into a smart, capable teen-ager, but the trails and tribulations of high school and adolescence await.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen 2012

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Unita, Yumi

Summary: "Rin and Daikichi have weathered many storms together, but Rin's realization that she see Daikicki--the man who has raised her as a father--in a romantic light, may cast their little family adrift for good. Now, Rin must make a choice, one that will forever change the life she has come to know...."

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Tyler, Carol.

Summary: As Carol's father finally decides, after sixty years, to open up about his traumatic World War II experiences in Italy, Carol's daughter runs into her own trouble, leading Carol to further explore her family's buried traumas and sorrows.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 TYL

Brown, Jeffrey

Summary: In this comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other--except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 BRO

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

Tyler, Carol.

Summary: A good and decent man is the first of a 3-part graphic memoir chronicling the author's relationship with her World War II veteran father, and how his war experience shaped her childhood and affected her relationships in adulthood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 TYL

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Trixie Stone is only a freshman in high school when Jason, the junior she thinks she loves, dumps her. Then one night at a party, their paths cross again. A few hours later, a visibly shaken Trixie comes home to tell her father that Jason sexually assaulted her. Daniel Stone has always done everything in his power to keep his daughter safe. But he never imagined anything so devastating could...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike /Windsor/Paragon 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Picoult

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Trixie Stone is only a freshman in high school when Jason, the junior she thinks she loves, dumps her. Then one night at a party, their paths cross again. A few hours later, a visibly shaken Trixie comes home to tell her father that Jason sexually assaulted her. Daniel Stone has always done everything in his power to keep his daughter safe. But he never imagined anything so devastating could...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Picoult 2006

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Comic book artist Daniel Stone never for a moment suspected that the same boy whom his fourteen-year-old daughter, Trixie, loved might inflict upon her the worst possible harm. Could the young man, who once made Trixie's face fill with light when he came to the door, have drugged and then raped her? She says that he did, and that is all it takes to make Daniel, a man with a past he has hidden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Chanani, Nidhi

Summary: Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri's mom avoids these questions and the topic of India is permanently closed. For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she finds a mysterious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Unita, Yumi

Summary: As Rin experiences the ups and downs of being a teenager, she begins to ponder what it means to be family. In her exploration of that question, she takes it upon herself to track down Masako, her birth mother. Masako, now engaged and pregnant, is about to start a new family of her own. But with Masako's feelings of guilt over her treatment of Rin, she can't bring herself to tell Daikichi of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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Tolstikova, Dasha

Summary: Depicts the author's life with her grandmother in Moscow while her mother goes to school in America, describing how she navigated her problems with friends and school and her surprise when she learned she would be joining her mother.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TOL