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Williams, Katie

Summary: "Pearl is a happiness technician whose teenaged son Rhett seems to find greater satisfaction in being unhappy. Told from an alternating cast of characters from within Pearl and Rhett's world, this story about relationships and the ways they can surprise and define us illuminates our national obsession with positive psychology, our reliance on quick fixes and technology"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIL

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: Rachel and Kirsty are going to spend a week at the Golden Palace, but when Jack Frost steals the Princess Fairies' magic tiaras they must help Hope the Happiness Fairy find her tiara to cheer everyone up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Manning, Craig

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Explore all the definitions of love with your friends from Sesame Street! In this illustrated picture book, children will [see] their favorite characters share what love means to them. This ... story will show children to look for love in new ways in their everyday lives"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE SES

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Blizzard of the blue moon: Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City, during one of the darkest periods in the city's history--the Great Depression. Even worse, the city is in the grip of a terrible snowstorm. To stop the blizzard, Jack and Annie must save the unicorn made famous in the Cloister's medieval tapestries. But will that be enough to help a city that faces so many troubles?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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Hillert, Margaret

Summary: "A boy and his pet dragon enjoy activities that make them feel happy including; making new friends, and getting a new pet kitten. This title includes reading activities and a word list"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN HIL

Martin, Molly

Summary: Princess Harper is a happy girl and she wants everyone in the kingdom to share in her happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2013

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DiPucchio, Kelly

Summary: Through patience and teamwork, Jerome and his friends learn what it takes to make a happiness seed blossom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIP

Patricelli, Leslie.

Summary: Licking an ice cream cone or hugging a pet makes Baby happy, while falling down or losing a balloon makes Baby sad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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Lelord, François.

Summary: Story of a psychiatrist who traveled around the world to try to understand what made people happy or unhappy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lelord 2010

Miura, Tarō

Summary: Feeling lonely in a well-guarded, oversized castle where he eats sumptuous meals he cannot finish alone, rides on a horse that throws him, and sleeps poorly at night, a tiny king marries a big princess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIU

Radish, Kris.

Summary: Lucky and Addy Lipton plan a trip to Costa Rica in a last-ditch effort to get their marriage back on track but while loading the bags, Lucky throws out his back. When Lucky plants himself on the couch to recuperate, Addy decides it's time for things to change, even if that means making choices that involve all the women of Parker, Pennsylvania.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pfister, Marcus.

Summary: Mikko the hedgehog is perfectly content living in his garden until Grandfather Tarek suggests that he should accomplish something important in order to be happy like the other animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North-South Books 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PFI

Pak, Jiyeon

Summary: A young girl notices that her grandfather is unhappy and thinks a new chair might cheer him up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PAK

Forna, Aminatta

Summary: A fox makes its way across London's Waterloo Bridge. The distraction causes two pedestrians to collide - Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes, and Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist there to deliver a keynote speech. In this delicate tale of love and loss, of cruelty and kindness, Aminatta Forna asks us to consider the interconnectedness of lives, our co-existence with one another...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Gray, Alexandra.

Summary: Ten men lays bare the the rules of sex, class and power in the twenty-first century dating game.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio Books 2007

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

Radish, Kris.

Summary: Lucky and Addy Lipton are planning a trip to Paradise (Costa Rica) and hoping to get their marriage back on track. But while loading the bags, Lucky throws out his back. While a maimed Lucky roots himself to the couch, Addy makes a big decision. It's time for things to change--even if that means making drastic choices that involve all the women of Parker, Pennsylvania.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAD

Summary: Join Sesame Street's Elmo, the curious red monster, as he explores the things that make him happy: friends, singing, and dancing. Elmo's visitors include his friends from Sesame Street, an opera diva, and even a dance team!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Elmos 2007

Grunwald, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRU

Karlsson, Jonas

Summary: A passionate film buff, our hero’s life revolves around his part-time job at a video store, the company of a few precious friends, and a daily routine that more often than not concludes with pizza and movie in his treasured small space in Stockholm. When he receives an astronomical invoice from a random national bureaucratic agency, everything will tumble into madness as he calls the hotline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAR

Shea, Bob

Summary: "This book wants to be the happiest book ever, and it has lined up all its friends--including you--to help! But wait--what's up with that frowny frog?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHE

Hope, Jessamyn

Summary: It's 1994 and Adam, a drug addict from New York City, arrives at a kibbutz in Israel with a medieval sapphire brooch. To make up for a past crime, he needs to get the priceless heirloom to a woman his grandfather loved when he was a Holocaust refugee on the kibbutz fifty years earlier. There Adam joins other troubled people trying to turn their lives around: Ulya, the ambitious and beautiful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fig Tree Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOP

Moroney, Tracey.

Summary: A little rabbit loves how it feels to be happy and to be patient and kind to others as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Mile Press 0000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB MOR

Woods, Eva

Summary: "Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no thirty-five-year-old would want. But deep down, Annie is still mourning the terrible loss that tore a hole through the perfect existence she'd once taken for granted--and hiding away is safer than remembering what used to be. Until she meets the eccentric Polly Leonard"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2017

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Rayner, Catherine.

Summary: After searching mountains, forests, oceans, and deserts to find his smile, Augustus the tiger finds it when he looks in a puddle, and realizes that "happiness is everywhere around him."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiger Tales 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAY