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Narducci, Jonathon

Summary: Follows a gay couple from France who travel to Las Vegas to start a family through surrogacy, which is illegal in their country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures Llc 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GHO

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE

Schiffer, Miriam B

Summary: Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAN

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny, the class reporter, follows Elsie for a school project and learns about her life with her two moms.

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Barshaw, Ruth McNally.

Summary: When her teacher assigns a report about animals and all the popular animals get snatched up, Ellie McDoodle is stumped for a topic. Then a neighbor asks Ellie to pet-sit her African gray parrot and it seems her problem is solved. But when the parrot flies the coop-literally-Ellie has an even bigger problem. With help from a librarian, a zookeeper, and Ellie's own pet-obsessed family, the bird...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 362.734 GRE

Jackson, Richie

Summary: "When Richie Jackson's son born through surrogacy comes out to him at the age of 18, Richie - now in his 50s, a successful producer and happily married - feels compelled to write him a letter. Gay Like Me is both a celebration of gay identity and a sorrowful warning. Jackson talks of his own progress and growth as a gay man coming of age through decades of political and cultural change. We've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, RICHIE JAC

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire

Summary: "A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn't mean about who he is"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House 2017

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Rivers, Daniel Winunwe.

Summary: Based on extensive archival research and 130 interviews conducted nationwide, the author looks at lesbian and gay parenthood from the early 1950s through today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clarke, Cat

Summary: Eleven-year-old Liv fights to change the middle school dress code requiring girls to wear a skirt and, along the way, finds the courage to tell his moms he is meant to be a boy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A Victorian-era, coming-of-age series that follows the free-spirited, orphaned Emily, whose vivid imagination and romantic nature clash with her strict adoptive family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Emily 2010

Barshaw, Ruth McNally.

Summary: Ellie pet-sits for her neighbor's African grey parrot Alix, about whom she is writing a report, while her family argues over whether to get a cat or a dog, and her little brother accidentally lets Alix out of his cage, all of which is chronicled in Ellie's ever-present sketchbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY UPS

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Austin, Nefertiti

Summary: "When Nefertiti Austin, a single African-American woman, decided to adopt two black children through the foster system, she was unprepared for the fact that there is no place for black women in the 'mommy wars.' Austin set off on her path with no place to seek guidance from others who looked like her or shared her experience. She soon realized that she would not only have to navigate skepticism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTIN, NEFERTITI AUS

Morgan, Hal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

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Beer, Sophie

Summary: Whether you have one parent, two moms, two dads, a mom and a dad, or another wonderful caregiver, there's one thing that makes a family a family ... and that's love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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Jenkins, Ian

Summary: "Join Ian and his partners, Alan and Jeremy, as they embark on a sometimes hilarious, sometimes tearful quest to become parents. They run the gauntlet: IVF failures, the threat of Zika virus, the urgent hunt for a new doctor, pregnancy-threatening bleeds, costly legal battles, and a reluctant superior court judge. Ultimately the grace of women allows them to complete their family with one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JENKINS, IAN JEN

Gilbert, Melissa

Summary: Six-year-old Daisy loves traveling the world with her father, a famous entertainer, and her teacher, Mrs. Minniear, but is lonely until her father brings home Josephine, a French bulldog that speaks and has great fashion sense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GIL

Kramer, Richard

Summary: Wesley, a tenth grader, tries to navigate through life, despite having divorced parents, a father who has come out as gay ,and a popular friend who also comes out as gay right after winning a school election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbridled Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Summary: Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Cheaper 2004

Kaeser, Gigi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 306.874 LOVE

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