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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: "It's 1900, and Charlie feels lucky to live in Galveston, Texas. Sure, there are storms sometimes. But nobody worries about hurricanes. Even a famous weather expert says it's impossible for a strong hurricane to strike Galveston. Which is why few people worry on the morning of September 8, when a big storm starts to brew. but Charlie watches with growing horror as monster waves rise up from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Bird, Sarah

Summary: "Set during the Great Depression, Sarah Bird's novel is about one woman--and a nation--struggling to be reborn from the ashes. July 3. 1932. Shivering and in shock, Evie Grace Devlin watches the Starlite Palace burn into the sea and wonders how she became a person who would cause a man to kill himself. She'd come to Galveston to escape a dark past in vaudeville and become a good person, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BIR

Center, Katherine

Summary: "Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas-the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement will be none other than Duncan Carpenter-a former, unrequited crush of Sam's from many years before. When...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Center 2020

Gray, Shelley Shepard

Summary: "Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, came to Galveston, Texas, after the war to fulfill his promise to a dying comrade to look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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Garza, Kimberly

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Carly Castillo has only ever known Albacore Avenue. Abandoned as a child by her Filipina mother and Mexican-American father, Carly returns each morning from her nursing shift to the house she shares with her grandmother, Magdalena. But when Magdalena slips into dementia, Carly begins to imagine a life elsewhere. Jess Rivera, her boyfriend and all-star shortstop turned seaman, treasures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAR

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Bird, Kristen

Summary: "Emily, a popular but bookish prep school senior, goes missing after a night out with friends. She was last seen leaving a party with Alex, a football player with a dubious reputation. But no one is talking. Now three mothers, Catherine, Leslie, and Morgan, friends turned frenemies, have their lives turned upside down as they are forced to look to their own children--and each other's--for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BIR

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: In early September 1900, twelve-year-old Carrie of Galveston is looking forward to spending Saturday night at her friend's house, until her parents are invited to a very important party and she is forced to stay home and take care of her little brother; but a boring chore turns into a nightmare when the storm surge from the Great Hurricane hits and their house is swept off its foundation--and...

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 GUN

Higman, Anita.

Summary: "The four McBride sisters risk their hearts for love in the islands, canyons, mountains, and bayous of Texas. Deserted at the altar, a devastated Rosy McBride heads back to Galveston Island and begins working at her mother's scrapbooking business. Will spending time with Larson Brookfield help mend her broken heart, or will she merely wind up pasting away? Christian counselor Lily McBride...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIG

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie travel in the magic tree house to Galveston, Texas on September 8, 1900--the day of the worst natural disaster in US history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 30

Center, Katherine

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas - the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement will be none other than Duncan Carpenter - a former, unrequited crush of Sam's from many years before. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CEN

Greenwood, Leigh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Leisure Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Green

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the 1830s. By 1900, it was Texas's richest and most important city. Boats loaded up with American cotton and wheat steamed from Galveston to countries around the world. Arriving ships were crowded with immigrants. The streets, paved with crushed oyster shells, sparkled...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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