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Phi, Bao

Summary: "As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PHI

Cummings, Troy

Summary: In the year since Alexander and his father moved to Stermont, he and his friends in the Super Secret Monster Patrol of Stermont Elementary have defeated all kinds of monsters, but now they face their greatest challenge, the boss-monster who has kidnapped fellow monster fighter Ms. Vanderpants and stolen the Notebook of Doom--and they have to do it before Alexander turns eight and stops being...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Zuppardi, Sam

Summary: When a little boy see a long list of chores on the refrigerator, he utilize his creative energy with a green crayon to transform time spent with his dad into a celebration of fun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ZUP

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hartnett, Sonya

Summary: Rex and Tabby Jenson and their sons, Colt and Bastian, arrive in Freya Kiley's Australian neighborhood with little fanfare, but their presence sends fissures throughout their modest community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Elston, Ashley

Summary: After using their family business to embezzle millions and drain the employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace, leaving Owen and his mother to deal with the fallout. When Owen and his mother receive increasingly frightening threats from someone out for revenge, he knows he must get to the bottom of what really happened.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ELS

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

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Enger, Leif.

Summary: Through the voice of 11-year-old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy obsessed with cowboys living in 1960s Minnesota, the story is told of the Land family's cross-country search for Reuben's outlaw older brother, who has been charged with murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ENG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ENG

Eskens, Allen

Summary: Cub reporter Joe Talbert, Jr. investigates the murder of a man with the same name as him in a small town in Minnesota and discovers the deceased was a loathsome lowlife who may be his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ESK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ESK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Eskens 2018

Early, Hank

Summary: Earl Marcus thought he had left the mountains of Georgia behind forever, and with them, the painful memories of a childhood spent under the fundamentalist rule of his father RJ's church--a church built on fear, penance, and the twisting, writhing mass of snakes. But then an ominous photo of RJ is delivered to Earl's home. The photograph is dated long after his father's burial, and there's no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAR

Tingle, Tim

Summary: When his mother leaves, sixteen-year-old Bobby, a Choctaw, begins living in a hole in his backyard to avoid his abusive father, and is surprised to find friends and neighbors willing to help him. Inspired by the traditional Choctaw story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation 2014

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

Evans, Nicholas

Summary: Documentary filmmaker Tommy is divorced and estranged from his son. But when his son is charged with murder while serving in Iraq, Tommy must confront his son and a tragic memory from his own past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2010

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

House, Silas

Summary: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son. He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction House 2018

Jones, Christianne C.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Harrison is a boy who loves life and likes to share with others, but as he grows older the people around him are finding that he stands too close and maybe hugs a little too much--until his father teaches him the Space Saver rhyme, a method for determining just the right amount of space to leave between himself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JON

Amos, Shawn

Summary: Eleven-year-old Ellis discovers family secrets, makes new friends, and adjusts to his parents' recent divorce during a hijinks-filled summer helping his father open the world's first chocolate chip cookie store in 1976 Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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

Urban, Linda.

Summary: Third-grader Max pursues neighborhood adventures with his dad as they both adjust to recent changes in their family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URB

McDunn, Gillian

Summary: Struggling with ADHD, loneliness, and connecting with his divorced father who would rather see him embrace sports instead of cooking, sixth-grader Elliott finds an unlikely friend in popular, perfect Maribel when the two are paired in a school-wide contest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2022

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCD

Bradley, John Ed

Summary: With his father absent and his mother working, eleven-year-old Henry "June" Ball must spend the summer on the road with his cousins, "Ford men" who repair old cars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When his Aunt Lucy introduces Sheldon to the world of kart racing he is quickly hooked; the challenge of building a winning kart is irresistible, and so is the opportunity to take "Coal Roller," the local champion (and bully) down--and maybe he can even make his often-absent father proud.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hiaasen, Carl

Summary: Billy Dickens discovers that his mysterious father lives in Montana, so this summer Billy will fly across the country, hike a mountain, float a river, dodge a grizzly bear, shoot down a spy drone, and save his own father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC HIA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HIA

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIA

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HIA

Hiaasen, Carl

Summary: "Snakes, grizzlies, a missing dad, a menacing drone... Carl Hiaasen delivers a wickledly funny, slightly subversive tale in his latest New York Times bestseller. Some facts about Billy Dickens: * He once saw a biker swerve across the road in order to runover a snake. * Later, that motorcycle somehow ended up at the bottom of a canal. * Billy isn't the type to let things go. Some facts about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Steele, Michael Anthony

Summary: Always the new kid in town, Jason Trevino spends his time skateboarding, and when three new friends show him the abandoned amusement park they have turned into a secret skatepark he is delighted--so when Jason's father shows up with a crew to renovate the park he has find a way to help both his friends and his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Welford, Ross

Summary: Twelve-year-old Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine and travels back to 1984 with his pet hamster to prevent the go-kart accident that killed his father.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WEL

Oswald, Pete

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A father and child head out on a hike, keeping a cherished family tradition alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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