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Bode, N. E.

Summary: After learning that she is not the biological daughter of boring Mr. and Mrs. Drudger, Fern embarks on magical adventures with her real father and finally finds "a place that feels like home."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Bode

Edwards, Julie

Summary: Longing for a place of her own, a ten-year-old orphan creates a secret home in a deserted cottage in the village of St. Martin's Green.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EDW

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Dog travels the world looking for the perfect place to live, meeting dogs of many breeds before finally returning to Washington, D.C., where he learns of a special family seeking a pet to live in their big, white house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LEW

Banks, Kate

Summary: After his owner dies, a cat wanders across the countryside of France, unable to forget the home he had in the stone house by the edge of the sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Foster Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BAN

Kingsbury, Karen

Summary: "When Dr. Baxter tells the family that they will be moving from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Bloomington, Indiana, the five Baxter children, ages six to thirteen, are sure that their lives and home will never be the same. But they find that being together with the ones you love is the most important part of home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KIN

Cole, Henry

Summary: Celeste, a mouse longing for a real home, becomes a source of inspiration to teenaged Joseph, assistant to the artist and naturalist John James Audubon, at a New Orleans, Louisiana, plantation in 1821.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COL

Respicio, Mae

Summary: Longing for an escape from her extended Filipino family, Lou plans to build a tiny house on land she inherited from her father, but difficulties quickly arise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RES

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Although a Mexican family comes to the United States to work as farm laborers so that their children will have opportunities, the parents still consider Mexico their home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Williams, Vera B.

Summary: "After Lester is adopted from his foster home by Daddy Albert and Daddy Rich, he can't fall asleep in his new bed. What will it take to make Lester feel home at last?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Ernst, Lisa Campbell.

Summary: Darla doesn't want a dirty dog around her Dairy Delight, but Duke patiently tries every tactic to convince her that her shop is his home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC ERN

Bagley, Jessixa

Summary: Vincent lives on a cargo ship. His paws have never touched land. He spends his days chasing seagulls and eating fresh fish, and at night he stares at the stars that chart his ship's course.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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Ledyard, Stephanie Parsley

Summary: "A family learns what home really means when they leave their beloved house and move to another"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LED

O'Ryan, Ray

Summary: "Zack is headed back to Earth for the first time since moving to Nebulon. He can't wait to see Bert and show his new friend, the former bully Seth Stevens, all around his old stomping grounds. When Zach's dog Luna escapes and goes missing, sightseeing plans take an unexpected turn. Will Zack find Luna before he has to head home to Nebulon?--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE O'RY

Emmett, Jonathan.

Summary: Mole's friends help him look for a new home, but no place seems just right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EMM

Brauner, Barbara.

Summary: "Lacey Unger-Ware has broken one of the Fairy Godmother rules, and if she doesn't help fulfill Martin Shembly's wish, there will be a chilly magical price to pay"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion Books 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRA

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled, excited and apprehensive about making new friends, but she is paired with Jack, a hyperactive boy, who does not seem to fit in with anyone--except that they share a love of animals, which draws them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Spi

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT FICTION Spinelli 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Casanova, Mary.

Summary: With her first step off the airplane and into bright tropical sunlight, ten-year-old Jess McConnell begins an adventure. She and her parents are spending five months at an archeological dig of ancient Maya ruins in the Central American country of Belize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. Publications 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Casanova 2006

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a guidance counselor and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him for the politics of public school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KOR

McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: A lightning strike made Lucy, twelve, a math genius but, after years of homeschooling, her grandmother enrolls her in middle school and she learns that life is more than numbers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MCA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCA

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: Visiting Zion National Park with his family, twelve-year-old Jack encounters two mysteries, the strange behavior of a band of wild mustangs and the possibly sinister actions of his new foster brother, a Shoshone boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SKU

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Coville, Katherine

Summary: Presents the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as told by young Teddy's governess, who came to work at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home and soon became a beloved foster child, until evil characters tried to take her away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COV

Patterson, James

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Margaret "Cuckoo" Clark keeps a journal detailing the trials and tribulations of high school life as she and her close-knit group of outcast friends try to break down the barriers between their school's "warring nations."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

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