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Connor, Leslie

Summary: As he grieves his best friend Benny's death, Mason and his friend Calvin, who are targeted by the neighborhood bullies, create an underground haven for themselves, but when Calvin goes missing Mason finds himself in trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION CON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CON

Davies, Nicola

Summary: A young boy and his family are trying to overcome the loss of his father. The natural world becomes part of the healing process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graffeg 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Covey, Sean.

Summary: Goob's friends help him after his grandpa passes away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E COV

Reuter Hapgood, Harriet

Summary: "Minnie Sloe and her sisters have weathered it all together--growing up without fathers, living an eccentric lifestyle with a pet rabbit named Salvador Dali, and riding out their famous artist mother's mental highs and lows. But then their mother disappears, and Minnie, who was supposed to follow in her footsteps, starts seeing the world in monochrome. Literally. How can she create when all she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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

Johnson, Abigail

Summary: A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable to console one another. Brooke's only solace remains the ice-skating rink, where she works but no longer lets herself dream about a future skating professionally.When Brooke encounters Calvin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Benjamin, Ali

Summary: Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEN

Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.)

Summary: When DJ ParSec (Paris Secord), rising star of the local music scene, is found dead over her turntables, the two girls who found her, Kya (her pre-fame best friend) and Fuse (her current chief groupie) are torn between grief for Paris and hatred for each other--but when the lack of obvious suspects stalls the investigation, and the police seem to lose interest, despite pressure from social media...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yardi, Robin

Summary: Warned by an owl, ten-year-old Mattie discovers that someone is secretly polluting the land near her aunt's Big Sur donut shop and sets out to stop them.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2019

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

Foley, Jessie Ann

Summary: "As the youngest of eight, painfully average Pup Flanagan is used to flying under the radar. He's barely passing his classes. He lets his longtime crush walk all over him. And he's in no hurry to decide on a college path. The only person who ever made him think he could be more was his older brother Patrick. But that was before Patrick died suddenly, leaving Pup with a family who won't talk...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Ockler, Sarah.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: While on vacation in California, sixteen-year-old best friends Anna and Frankie conspire to find a boy for Anna's first kiss, but Anna harbors a painful secret that threatens their lighthearted plan and their friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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López, Diana.

Summary: After the death of her mother, Texas sixth-grader Lina's grades and mood drop as she watches her father lose himself more and more in books, while her best friend uses Lina as an excuse to secretly meet her boyfriend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LOP

LaFleur, Suzanne M.

Summary: While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

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

Bowman, Akemi Dawn

Summary: Rumi Seto plans to spend her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea. When Lea dies in a car accident, her mother sends Rumi to live with her aunt in Hawaii while she deals with her own grief. Struggling with the loss of her sister, abandoned by her mother, and without music in her life, Rumi turns to the friendship of a teenage surfer named Kai, and an eighty-year-old named George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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

Creech, Sharon.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Zinnia Taylor uncovers family secrets and self truths while clearing a mysterious settler trail that begins on her family's farm in Kentucky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1997

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

Moon, Sarah

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke of Brooklyn has always been the kind of child who prefers reading books to playing with friends (not that she has many of those) and since fifth grade the one person who seemed to understand her was the school librarian--sowhen Mrs. Wexler was killed in an accident Sparrow's world came apart, and when she was found on the edge of the school roof everyone assumed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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

Patterson, James

Summary: When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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

Wood, Fiona (Fiona Anna)

Summary: Two sixteen-year-old girls in Australia come together at an outdoor semester of school, before university--one thinking about boys and growing up, the other about death and grief, but somehow they must help each other to find themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poppy/Little, Brown and Company 2014

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

Nuzum, K. A.

Summary: In wintry Colorado during the 1930s, eleven-year-old Dessa Dean mourns the death of her beloved mother, but the arrival of an injured dog and the friendship they form is just what they need to change their lives forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2008

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Nuz

McGhee, Alison

Summary: Eleven-year-old Edwina confronts old and new challenges when her longtime best friend Sally faces the inevitable death of the grandmother who raised her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCG

Buxbaum, Julie

Summary: When an unlikely friendship is sparked between relatively popular Kit Lowell and socially isolated David Drucker, Kit asks David for his help figuring out the how and why of her father's tragic car accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Doller, Trish

Summary: Willa and Taylor fulfill the dying wish of Finley, who had held their friendship together, by sailing from Ohio to Key West after high school graduation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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

Gemeinhart, Dan

Summary: Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus save a memory box buried in a park that will soon be demolished.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Glines, Abbi.

Summary: In the small town of Lawton, Alabama, star high school quarterback West Ashby meets new girl Maggie Carlton, both battling feelings of grief and sorrow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GLI

Moskowitz, Hannah.

Summary: In the months since Wil Lowenstein's older brother Graham died, Wil has spent most of his time playing a game he invented but when he finds a way to bring Graham and others back from the dead, fighting zombies is suddenly no longer a game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MOS