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Cronn-Mills, Kirstin

Summary: "Set on the shores of Lake Superior, Wreck follows high school junior Tobin Oliver as she navigates her father's diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Steve's life as a paramedic and a runner comes to an abrupt halt just as Tobin is preparing her application for a scholarship to art school. With the help of Steve's personal care assistant (and family friend) Ike, Tobin attends to both her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2019

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Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: A young woman in nineteenth-century New York City must struggle against gender and class boundaries when her father is found dead of a supposed suicide, and she believes there is more than meets the eye, so in order to uncover the truth she will have to decide how much she is willing to risk and lose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

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

Rosenblatt, Roger

Summary: An aging poet contemplates the later chapters of his life while avoiding trips to the neurologist, spending time with his grandson, and falling for a blind woman less than half his age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Bennett, Jenn

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Bailey moves to California to live with her father and, perhaps, finally meet an online friend and fellow film buff, but soon finds herself attracted to an annoying co-worker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BEN

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

Austen, Jane

Summary: "Emma, perhaps the most technically accomplished of all of Austen's novels, is also, after Pride and Prejudice, her most popular one. Its numerous film and television adaptations testify to the world's enduring affection for the headstrong, often misguided Emma Woodhouse and her many romantic schemes. Like the previous volumes in Harvard's celebrated annotated Austen series, Emma: An Annotated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Austen 2012

Swanson, Julie A.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Leah's chance to make the national soccer team does not seem so important when she learns that her father has cancer and may only have months to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2004

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

Rush, Jennifer (Jennifer Marie)

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Anna finds herself on the run from her father's enigmatic Agency, along with the four teen boys the Agency had been experimenting on, as they try to make sense of erased memories, secret identities, and genetic alteration.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2013

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

Dubus, Andre

Summary: Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police. Now in her forties, Susan still suffers from the trauma of a night she doesn't remember, as she struggles to feel settled, to love a man and create something that lasts. Lois, her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

French, Vivian

Summary: It's not much fun being a princess: you have to be prim, proper and obedient. Princess Peony lives in a world full of magical creatures - hags, trolls, giants and fairy godmothers - but her father's strict rules leave her feeling bored and lonely. She wants to learn how to DO things, and cooking's at the top of her list. But when Peony borrows a recipe book from the public library, the king has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FRE

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When Ali Collins's estranged father passes away and leaves her his only prized possession-- a 1968 Firebird convertible-- it reminds her too much of all her father's unfulfilled promises. A buyer three hundred miles up the Pacific coast is offering enough money for the car to save her childhood home from foreclosure. There's only one problem: she has no idea how to drive a stick shift. But her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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

Mosley, Walter

Summary: After serving time in Rikers Island solitary for assault, Joe King Oliver, who is an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to investigate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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

Verdi, Jessica

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Ryden's life was changed forever when his girlfriend discovered she was pregnant and stopped chemotherapy, and now, raising Hope with his mother's help and longing for the father he never knew, he meets smart and sexy Jodi and gains a new perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2015

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

Tinti, Hannah

Summary: After years spent living on the run, Samuel Hawley moves with his teenage daughter, Loo, to Olympus, Massachusetts. There, in his late wife's hometown, Hawley finds work as a fisherman, while Loo struggles to fit in at school and grows curious about her mother's mysterious death. Haunting them both are twelve scars Hawley carries on his body, from twelve bullets in his criminal past, a past...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

La Valley, Josanne.

Summary: Life has been hard for fourteen-year-old Mehrigul, a member of the Uyghur tribal group scorned by the Chinese communist regime, so when an American offers to buy all the baskets she can make in three weeks, Mehrigul strives for a better future for herself and her family despite her father's opposition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LAV

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a "normal" life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AND

Stutson, Caroline

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young girl and her father as they share a busy day at the park before returning to their fourth-floor apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STU

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: In a world that is rapidly descending into chaos, Frey and Rafi are twin sisters, but few people know of Frey's existence, because she has been raised to be her sister's body double and lethal bodyguard, while Rafi has been raised to further the family's political power--but when their father sends Frey in her sister's place as collateral in a tricky deal, Col, the son of a rival leader, gets...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WES

Balliett, Blue

Summary: On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early to hold her family together and solve the mystery surrounding her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Balliett 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAL

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: In a world that is rapidly descending into chaos, Frey and Rafi are twin sisters, but few people know of Frey's existence, because she has been raised to be her sister's body double and lethal bodyguard, while Rafi has been raised to further the family's political power--but when their father sends Frey in her sister's place as collateral in a tricky deal, Col, the son of a rival leader, gets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WES

Kwaymullina, Ambelin

Summary: The ghost of a girl who recently died in an accident makes contact with her grieving father to help solve a mystery in a remote Australian town, where a girl who speaks entirely in riddles is the only witness to a fatal fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Klages, Ellen

Summary: It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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

Moroni, Lisa

Summary: Tora and her father set out to go camping, as Tora imagines a forest filled with all sorts of wild animals and tries to convince her father that they're real.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.)

Summary: Nikki Tate's father has been on death row for killing his best friend in a gambling dispute, but he has always maintained his innocence, and now his conviction has been overturned and he is back at the casino, where high school junior Nikki has been operating illegal poker games in the hopes of saving enough money to get out of Vegas after graduation--and now he is determined to find the real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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

Blount, Patty

Summary: Shunned by her friends and even her father after she accuses the town golden boy of rape, Grace wonders if she can ever trust Ian, a classmate who is funny, kind, and has secrets of his own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2014

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