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Ng, Celeste

Summary: Vom Außenanstrich der Häuser bis zum Alltag ihrer Bewohner: Alles in Shaker Heights, einem beschaulichen Vorort von Cleveland, ist passgenau durchgeplant. Keiner verkörpert diesen Geist mehr als Elena Richardson mit ihrer Familie wie aus dem Bilderbuch. Sie hat ein gutes Herz, deshalb nimmt sie die alleinerziehende Künstlerin Mia Warren als Mieterin auf und behandelt deren Tochter Pearl auch...

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Publisher / Publication Date: dtv 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC NG

Morrison, Toni.

Summary: In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2008

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Ng, Celeste

Summary: En Shaker Heights, una tranquila y próspera zona residencial de Cleveland, todo está planeado, desde el trazado de las carreteras, hasta el color de las casas, incluso el éxito de la vida futura de sus vecinos. Nadie encarna mejor este espíritu que Elena Richardson, cuya vida se rige por un principio fundamental: jugar siempre dentro de las reglas sociales. Cuando Mía Warren -una artista...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alba Editorial 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC NG

Jaye, Lola.

Summary: "Lara Reid knew she was an alien. What other explanation could there be? With her dark complexion and kinky hair, so unlike her fair-skinned parents, Lara knew she was different. At eight she finally learned the word 'adopted'. Twenty-two years later, a stranger arrives as she blows out the candles on her thirtieth birthday cake; a woman in a blue-and-black head tie who also claims the title...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAY

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2019

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

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Летом в Шейкер-Хайтс только и говорили о том, что Изабелл, младшенькая Ричардсонов, все-таки спятила и спалила дом… В Шейкер-Хайтс, спокойном и респектабельном городке все тщательно спланировано - от уличных поворотов и цветников у домов до успешных жизней его обитателей. И никто не олицетворяет дух городка больше, чем миссис Ричардсон, идеальная мать и жена. Но однажды в этом царстве...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Phantom Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 FIC NG

Guterson, David

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "A provocative new novel from the best-selling author of Snow Falling on Cedars--a moving father-son story that is also a taut courtroom drama and a bold examination of privilege, power, and how to live a meaningful life. In a small rural town outside Seattle, Joanna, an Ethiopian girl adopted by a white fundamentalist Christian family, is found dead of hypothermia in her own backyard--setting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GUT

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GUT

Frederick, Jen

Summary: "From USA Today bestselling author Jen Frederick comes a heart-wrenching yet hopeful romance that shows that the price of belonging is often steeper than expected. As a Korean adoptee, Hara Wilson doesn't need anyone telling her she looks different from her white parents. She knows. Every time Hara looks in the mirror, she's reminded that she doesn't look like anyone else in her family-not her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

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