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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LOR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRA

Ormsbee, Katie.

Summary: Homeschooler Stevie Hart meets Max, a strange boy who is obsessed with death, but what starts off as fun together begins spiraling downward when Stevie's diabetes sabotages her fumbling romance with Max, and her best friend, Sanger, announces she is moving out of state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: Sunny, the Defenders' best runner, only runs for his father, who blames Sunny for his mother's death, but with his coach's help Sunny finds a way to combine track and field with his true passion, dancing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION REY

Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

Summary: Homeschooled by her mechanic-environmentalist father, eleven-year-old Rachel "Ratchet" Vance records her efforts to make friends, save a park, remember her mother, and find her own definition of "normal."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAV

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAV

Lockington, Mariama

Summary: Eleven-year-old Makeda dreams of meeting her African American mother, while coping with serious problems in her white adopted family, a cross-country move, and being homeschooled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Lockington 2019

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The farmer's daughter: Sarah is a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl recently transplanted by her somewhat oblivious parents to rural Montana, who is learning that the world is larger than her fundamentalist mother wants her to know. Brown Dog redux: Brown Dog is killing time in Toronto where he's fled to save his adopted daughter, Berry, from being locked in an institution. Games of night: A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Bean, Jonathan

Summary: "The boy from BUILDING OUR HOUSE takes us through a typically boisterous homeschooling day with his big family"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Gantos, Jack.

Summary: Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Gantos

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Spi

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

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

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Spinelli 2007

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. Publications 2006

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2007

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCA

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: After his hippie grandmother ends up in the hospital, Cap Anderson is forced to leave the commune where he is homeschooled and attend Claverage Middle School, where his odd looks and behavior make him the target of bullies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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