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Bauer, Marion Dane.

Summary: On a bike outing to the abandoned houses by the old cement mill, Delsie and her friend Todd discover one of the houses is not empty--and a ghost dog haunts the area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mather, Janice Lynn

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Indy struggles to conceal that she is pregnant by rape and then, turned out by relatives, must find a way to survive on her own in Nassau.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2018

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

Auxier, Jonathan

Summary: In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AUX

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Easton, Kelly.

Summary: A number of changes are taking place in fifth-grader Aaron's life: business at the family pet shop is declining, forcing his parents to consider selling the store; luxury condominiums are going up on the land that houses a community garden, displacing the homeless woman who lives there; and Aaron gets to know his seemingly perfect classmate Sharon when she begins to tutor him in math.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2002

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Sachar, Louis

Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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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

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

Avi

Summary: In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Avi 2011

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Lupica 2015

Avi

Summary: In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Avi 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

Anderson, Natalie C.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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Pyron, Bobbie

Summary: Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house, her friends, and her privacy--and she hates being labeled the homeless girl at her new school. But while Hope House offers her new challenges, it also brings new friendships, like the girls in Firefly Girls Troop 423 and a sweet street dog named Baby. So when Baby's person goes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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

Pyron, Bobbie.

Summary: Brought to Moscow in 1990s Russia by his mother's abusive boyfriend, five-year-old Mishka is forced by a gang of homeless children to lie and steal until he finds comfort and love with a pack of dogs. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PYR

Bauer, Joan

Summary: Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2017

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

O'Connor, Barbara.

Summary: Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2007

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OCo

Clements, Andrew

Summary: Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader in his small Nebraska town's one-room schoolhouse, searches for clues to the disappearance of a homeless family. Ted Hammond loves a good mystery, and in the spring of his fifth-grade year, he's working on a big one. How can his school in the little town of Plattsford stay open next year if there are going to be only five students? Out here on the Great Plains...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2006

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

Cruz, Marie Miranda

Summary: After the loss of her father and home, twelve-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila's North Cemetery but then her mother disappears, sending Nora on a dangerous quest to find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Starscape]/Tom Doherty Associates 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CRU

McIntosh, Will

Summary: Orphaned and homeless, fourteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara, who is autistic, go up against a crime lord and her four-legged robotic army, with help from their robotic dog, Daisy.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCI

Spalding, Esta

Summary: "The Fitzgerald-Trouts are four barely related siblings living together in a small car on a lush tropical island, but when they begin to outgrow their small vehicle, they must band together to find a new home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPA

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: JE SPA

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin

Summary: Twelve-year-old Felix's appearance on a television game show reveals that he and his mother have been homeless for a while, but also restores some of his faith in other people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

Wolk, Lauren

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Summary: "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WOL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOL

Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Summary: "While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Rosenfelt, David

Summary: "Reluctant lawyer Andy Carpenter doesn't usually stop to help others, but seeing a dog next to a homeless man inspires him to give the pair some money to help. It's just Andy's luck that things don't end there. Soon after Andy's encounter with them, man and dog are attacked in the middle of the night on the street. The dog defends its new owner, and the erstwhile attacker is bitten but escapes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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McPhail, David

Summary: A teddy bear, lost by the little boy who loves him, still feels loved after being rescued by a homeless man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2002

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Page, Katherine Hall.

Summary: Faith Fairchild confronts old demons when someone from her past reappears and she discovers a shocking diary in her family's Cambridge home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2004

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