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Wang, Holman

Summary: "Being a dad is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A receptionist scheduling important meetings (for playdates), an architect designing buildings (or pillow forts), an inspector (of diapers!).... When Dad gets home from his day job at the office, he never knows which job will be waiting for him, but he knows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAN

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 UNI

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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Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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Acampora, Paul

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her mother has died, and Ellie does not know exactly how to feel about that, but she is determined, with the help of her friends in the St. Francis of Assisi's Howling Wolves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Carter, Ally

Summary: Six years ago Maddie lived in Washington D.C. with her father, a Secret Service agent assigned to the President's family, and her best friend was Logan, the President's son; but after her father was wounded in an attempted kidnapping the two of them moved to a remote cabin in Alaska and Logan never replied to her letters-- but now he has suddenly turned up on her doorstep, and, while she has no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Claflin, Stacy

Summary: "He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he'll risk his life to save hers. Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister's disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Marshall, Kate Alice

Summary: "After: Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn't act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive-for now. Before: Jess hadn't seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash killed her mother and left her injured, she was forced to move to his cabin in the remote Canadian...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Masih, Tara Lynn

Summary: "A riveting story of courage and strength in the face of Nazi terror ... about Hanna, a young Jewish girl, age 14, from a small Ukrainian village and how she and her family survived the Holocaust and eventually emigrated to America."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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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2 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WES

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Jasmine for a school project and learns about her life with her two dads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Summary: Father of the bride: The prenuptial pandemonium begins when the bride-to-be announces her engagement, setting off an outrageous chin of events, including a chaotic first meeting with the in-laws and a wedding day snowstorm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY FAT

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

Summary: The life of penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her Uncle, Dr. Thorne, and her relationship with the family at nearby Greshamsbury Park estate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: While spending summer vacation with her family on the idyllic southeast coast of Brazil, fourteen-year-old Filipa discovers that her father, a famous author, is betraying her mother by dallying with a beautiful young American woman. Wrestling with the truth, Filipa will soon discover that her father's infidelity is only the first of many dark secrets that lurk beneath the surface of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ADR

Dionne, Karen

Summary: Although happily married now, Helena Pelletier was raised in Michigan's isolated marshlands by an abusive father. When he escapes from prison, only Helena will know just how to find him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio, [2017] 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Poe, Mayumi Shimose

Summary: On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED POE

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

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ALI

Acton, Vanessa

Summary: Mel, seventeen, has always wondered about her father, but is surprised to learn he is a member of the Evonian nobility and that he wants her to visit him and his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Because she is now over six feet tall everybody expects Juniper to be good at basketball, especially her demanding coach (who also happens to be her father)--but she is not sure that she even likes basketball, and she definitely does not like the pressure that she feels when she misses a shot and her father benches her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1912, thirteen-year-old Noelle is thrilled to sailing the Atlantic Ocean aboard the famed Titanic. The trip is made even better by her new friend, Pauline, a girl who is traveling with her father to live in America. On the fifth night, Noelle awakes to a sinking ship. Women and children will be rescued first, and Noelle realizes motherless Pauline will be left all alone. Despite her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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Christopher, Lucy

Summary: Moss lives alone with her magician father and a dog on a magical island, until a tempest sweeps a wild, not-quite-human boy, Callan, onto its beaches, and the two grow close, despite her father's worries--and then one day, a young man from the outside world is shipwrecked on her island, and after that nothing will be the same again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

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