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Lowry, Lois.

Summary: In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LOW

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: YA Fiction Lowry 2004

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stauffacher, Sue

Summary: "When 10-year-old Thomas's mother, who suffers from depression, disappears, he creates a fantasy narrative in which his mother is safe and sets in motion a path of healing, not just for himself, but for his father and aunt as well"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STA

George, Nina

Summary: "Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

George, Nina

Summary: ""There are books that are suitable for a million people, others for only a hundred. There are even remedies--I mean books--that were written for one person only...A book is both medic and medicine at once. It makes a diagnosis as well as offering therapy. Putting the right novels to the appropriate ailments: that's how I sell books." Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction George 2015

Ochsner, Gina

Summary: "The story of a boy with extraordinary ears who -- with the help of a cache of his great-grandmother's letters -- brings healing to a town burdened by the sins of its past."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OCH

West, Monica

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Miriam Horton is the oldest daughter of a Southern Baptist preacher and faith healer. Every summer, the Hortons pack themselves tight in their old minivan and travel through small southern towns for revival season: the time during which Miriam's father holds massive healing services, drawing thousands of people looking to be cured of ailments and disease. This revival season,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WES

Blooms, Ashley

Summary: "In her rural Appalachian holler, ten-year-old Misty's closest friends are the crawdads. Misty can speak to them, to the birds, to the creek, to everything outside, and she understands how they think. She knows that if she could just speak to her parents in the same way, she could stop all the fighting. But it's too hard. When her only friend William takes their friendship too far, Misty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Blooms 2020

Herrick, Ellen

Summary: When her herbs and tinctures are believed to be implicated in a local tragedy, and Granite Point is consumed by a long-buried fear, healer Patience Sparrow must find a way to turn the tide and return life to this seaside New England hamlet with the help of the town's women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Herrick 2015

Uyá, Nívola

Summary: As people walk through the forest, the little girl of the forest offers support to those in need, encouraging them to connect with the trees and recharge with nature's peaceful beauty

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cuento de Luz 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE UYA

Howatch, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Earle, Steve.

Summary: Wracked by guilt and addiction ten years after administering a fatal morphine overdose to Hank Williams, Doc Ebersole performs illegal medical services in the red-light district of San Antonio before meeting a young Mexican immigrant who seems to heal others with her touch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAR

Cogan, Priscilla

Summary: Awakening from a coma with a traumatic brain injury, former English professor Tess Outerbridge finds herself cognitively challenged, facing unexpected divorce papers from her husband and homeless. An elderly, lonely hospital volunteer, Cassie McDermott, invites Tess to her mansion for the long rehabilitation. An unforeseen gun battle leaves Sonny, a brilliant young man on the cusp of a bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Canoes Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cogan 2013

Webber, Heather S.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The Lights of Sugarberry Cove is a charming, delightful story of family, healing, love, and small town Southern charm by USA Today bestselling author Heather Webber. Sadie Way Scott has been avoiding her family and hometown of Sugarberry Cove, Alabama, since she nearly drowned in the lake just outside her mother's B&B. Eight years later, Sadie is the host of a much-loved show about southern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2021

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Freitas, Donna.

Summary: "Marlena Oliveira has been given an extraordinary gift. She has been given the power to heal. She can cure paralysis, mental illness, even a broken heart. People with all kinds of ailments come from around the world seeking audiences with her, believing her to be a saint. But her power comes at a price. Marlena can't have friends or go to school. She can't date. She can't even touch anyone. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Lerangis, Peter

Summary: After his friend falls seriously ill, Max and his cousin Alex use clues found in their great-great-great-grandfather Jules Vernes unpublished manuscript to find a magical cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Howatch, Susan.

Summary: A handsome clergyman's vows are tested when a needy woman appears in his church. He is Nicholas Darrow of the Church of England who runs a ministry of healing in London. Proud of his ability to handle temptation, Darrow discovers he is weak. By the author of Absolute Truths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Odell, Jonathan

Summary: Mississippi plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield loses her daughter to cholera after her husband refuses to treat her for what he considers to be a "slave disease". Insane with grief, Amanda takes a newborn slave child as her own and names her Granada, much to the outrage of her husband and the amusement of their white neighbors. Troubled by his wife's disturbing mental state and concerned...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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

Odell, Jonathan

Summary: Mississippi plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield loses her daughter to cholera after her husband refuses to treat her for what he considers to be a "slave disease." Insane with grief, Amanda takes a newborn slave child as her own and names her Granada, much to the outrage of her husband and the amusement of their white neighbors. Seventy-five years later, Granada, now known as Gran Gran, is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ODE

Mott, Jason.

Summary: A plane crashes into a crowd of spectators at an air show, killing and injuring dozens. A thirteen-year-old girl named Ava is found huddled beneath a pocket of rubble with her best friend. He is injured and bleeding, and when Ava places her hands over him, his wounds heal. Ava has a unique gift-- she can cure others' ailments. Now the whole world knows, and Ava is thrust into the spotlight. But...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Mott 2014

De Paola, Tomie.

Summary: Grandma Concetta heals everyone with her remedies and advice, and when she retires, she leaves Nona her magic pasta pot with its secret ingredient.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction dePaola 1996

Graham, Bob

Summary: When Will finds a bird with a broken wing, he takes it home and cares for it, hoping in time it will be able to return to the sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Gra

Rovere, Amy.

Summary: Emily and Ben struggle to make sense of their changed world after the loss of their mother to cancer. The children embark on a journey of healing and acceptance as they come to realize they can keep their mother's memory alive--that her love will stay with them always.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Cancer Society 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo Rovere 2012

Mayer, Mercer

Summary: When Little Critter finds out that one of his neighbors is in need, he rallies his friends and family together to volunteer their help, in an early reader title about community service. Ideal for sharing with emergent readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seedlings Braille Books 2019

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