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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 Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PHI

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

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Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo)

Summary: Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC ALE

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 Peninsula

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 Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ENG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ENG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ENG

Elston, Ashley

Summary: Owen Foster is pulled from his elite New Orleans boarding school when his father's assets are seized and, back in his small town, begins to piece together his father's past despite mounting danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2018

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

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

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ESK

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC TIN

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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Urban, Linda

Summary: When Milo Speck enters Ogregon, a land populated with hungry ogres, enormous turkeys, children needing rescue, and his own, ordinary, salesman-father, his top priority is to escape--but only after thwarting a plot to turn children everywhere into ogre snack food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Jones, Christianne C.

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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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 Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Green, Tim

Summary: "When Ryan learns his estranged father left him the Dallas Cowboys in his will, it is all Ryan can do to keep his dad's other son from snatching the team away"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GRE

Leonard, M. G. (Maya Gabrielle)

Summary: Darkus Cuttle has taken care of his father ever since his mother died, but one day his father vanished from a locked vault at the Natural History Museum, and now he lives with his eccentric uncle--but one day he finds a large and unusually intelligent and self-aware beetle, and soon he and his two friends are caught up in a struggle to protect an intelligent super species of beetles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LEO

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URB

Patel, Sonia

Summary: Supremely loyal, sixteen-year-old Rocky expects to take over his father's notorious gang, Three Star Pa, one day but after catching his father in a lie, discovers they are not as alike as he believed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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

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

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

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

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 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, Call number: J FIC HIA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HIA

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: Twelve-year-old David has conflicting feelings when his father, who taught him to ride the horses he loves so much, returns to spend Thanksgiving Day with the family after being gone for a year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AND