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Messenger, Shannon.

Summary: Sophie's talents are getting stronger and, with the elusive Black Swan group ignoring her calls for help, she is determined to find her kidnappers but a daring mistake pushes her world to the edge of war, and soon she has exposed a a major conspiracy thatcould threaten all she loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Howard, Rachel

Summary: What is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother. The path that opens up to her and her husband takes them through the foster care system, with the goal of adoption. And when seven-year-old Maresa--with inch-deep dimples and a voice that can beam to the moon--comes into their lives, their hearts fill with love. But...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: The devastating loss of their twin daughters in a flash flood turns the lives of Terry and Laura Sheldon upside down as their marriage is tested by grief, Terry's brief love affair, and their growing relationship with their foster child, a ten-year-old African American boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BOH

Messenger, Shannon

Summary: As the battles continue, Sophie must uncover the truth about the Lost Cities' past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

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

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Hannah, Kristin.

Summary: After a string of foster homes and the death of her heroin-addict mother, Lexi Baill is taken in by a newly discovered great-aunt who lives a spartan life near Seattle. Lexi soon meets Mia and her loving twin brother, Zach. The friendship flourishes, and Mia's mother draws Lexi into the family circle. A slowly growing attraction between Zach and Lexi begins, but then Lexi, Mia, and Zach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: LP FIC HAN

Hannah, Kristin.

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Summary: After a string of foster homes and the death of her heroin-addict mother, Lexi Baill is taken in by a newly discovered great-aunt who lives a spartan life near Seattle. Lexi soon meets Mia and her loving twin brother, Zach. The friendship flourishes, and Mia's mother draws Lexi into the family circle. A slowly growing attraction between Zach and Lexi begins, but then Lexi, Mia, and Zach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAN

Krentz, Jayne Ann

Summary: Engaging in deep meditation therapy to navigate the darkness of his work as a cold-case arson investigator, FBI consultant Jack Lancaster is targeted by a returned Quinton Zane, who has resolved to eliminate Anson Salinas's foster sons.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Krentz 2019

Messenger, Shannon.

Summary: At age twelve, Sophie learns that the remarkable abilities that have always caused her to stand out identify her as an elf, and after being brought to Eternalia to hone her skills, discovers that she has secrets buried in her memory for which some would kill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Howard, Rachel

Summary: What is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother. The path that opens up to her and her husband takes them through the foster care system, with the goal of adoption. And when seven-year-old Maresa comes into their lives, with her inch-deep dimples and a voice that can beam to the moon, their hearts fill with love. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Bohjalian, Chris

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOH

Carman, Patrick.

Summary: In the aftermath of the accident that killed his foster father, Jacob Fielding discovers that he has acquired the power of indestructibility, and as he learns about it he comes to realize that it is a heavy burden, if not a curse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

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

Hannah, Kristin.

Summary: Jude Farraday is a happily married, stay-at-home mom who puts everyone's needs above her own. Her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill enters their lives, no one is more supportive than Jude. A former foster child with a dark past, Lexi quickly becomes Mia's best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable. But senior year of high...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Garner, Paula

Summary: "Why is there a gap in Jules's baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces. Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She never knew her father, and her ex-addict mother has always seemed more interested in artistic endeavors than in bonding with her only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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

Galante, Cecilia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Winifred is being fostered by the eccentric but kind Margery Dawson while her mother is dealing with addiction problems, and mostly Fred is determined not to form any attachments to anybody--until the condition of Toby, the abused dog next door, captures first her attention and then her heart, and somehow it becomes increasingly difficult to stay detached from the people who are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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