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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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Cumming, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUM

Peter, Gareth

Summary: A child describes all of the adventures she has with her two daddies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PET

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two fathers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD NEW

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Logelin, Matthew

Summary: Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angeles, and they had it all: a perfect marriage, a gorgeous new home, and a baby girl on the way. Liz's pregnancy was rocky, but they welcomed Madeline, beautiful and healthy, into the world. Just twenty-seven hours later, Liz suffered a pulmonary embolism and died...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOGELIN, MATTHEW LOG

Sala, Laurenne

Summary: A father tells his child about his love, fear, and joy in being her parent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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Summary: In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, Dusty and Brad have joined forces to provide their kids the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty's old-school, macho dad and Brad's ultra-affectionate and emotional dad arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DAD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DAD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Da

Summary: A Pulitzer winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forget connections of her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fa

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PHI

Preszler, Trent

Summary: The founder of Preszler Woodshop discusses his long-time estrangement from his father and how he overcame the grief and loss of his father's death through a carpentry project completed with inherited tools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PRESZLER, TRENT PRE

Green, Holly

Summary: Sadie Scofield is entered in the Texas River Odyssey, 260 miles of brutal canoeing, but a chance to finally make up for ruining her father's chance of winning the previous year; but her brother Tanner suddenly opts to paddle for a different team, and she is left with Cully, a young man who was her best friend years ago, but no longer--260 miles in the same boat to sort out her relationship with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Gus Blackburn daydreams of being a hero wide receiver on his school's football team, but he is not naturally athletic or fast, so he spends most of his time on the bench--until his father points out that most dreams actually take hard work before they can come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

Moniz, Tomas

Summary: "Big Familia follows Juan Gutiérrez, a self-employed single father, as he navigates a tumultuous year of inescapable change. His daughter, Stella, is on the verge of moving away to college; his lover, Jared, is pressing him for commitment; and his favorite watering hole--a ramshackle dive presided over by Bob the Bartender--is transforming into a karaoke hotspot. The story is set in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acre 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Smyth, Katharine

Summary: Katharine Smyth was a student at Oxford when she first read Virginia Woolf's modernist masterpiece To the Lighthouse in the comfort of an English sitting room, and in the companionable silence she shared with her father. After his death--a calamity that claimed her favorite person--she returned to that beloved novel as a way of wrestling with his memory and understanding her own grief. Smyth's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMYTH, KATHARINE SMY

Ōe, Kenzaburō

Summary: "[Kogito Choko] returns to his hometown village in search of a red suitcase rumored to hold documents revealing the details of his father's death during World War II, details that will serve as the foundation for his new, and final, novel. Since his youth, renowned novelist Kogito Choko planned to fictionalize his father's fatal drowning in order to fully process the loss. Stricken with guilt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OE

Summary: "Sean Finnerty is a young dad trying to raise three kids while keeping his beautiful wife, overly critical father and loitering brother at bay. Married at 18, Sean works in construction in New York City while dealing with his now 14-year-old daughter and two young boys who attend Catholic schools. Enjoy this light-hearted comedy which tackles the tough role of being the young, cool dad, while...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Mill Creek Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GRO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CUM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JON

Rosswood, Eric

Summary: "Are you ready to have kids? More and more gay men are turning to adoption and surrogacy to start their own families. An estimated two million American LBGTQ people would like to adopt and an estimated 65,000 adopted children are living with a gay parent. In 2016, The Chicago Tribune reported that 10 to 20 percent of donor eggs went to gay men expanding their families via surrogacy, and in many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 ROS

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