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Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: Even though she thinks Charlie Brown is a hopeless case, Lucy the "psychiatrist" is still willing to give him advice--for five cents a visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRU

Levithan, David

Summary: When A learns he is not the only person waking up in a different person's body every day, he gains new understanding of the extremes where love and loneliness can lead. Told from multiple perspectives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tillworth, Mary

Summary: When the Bubble Guppies discover a lonely rhinoceros at the zoo, they are determined to find a friend for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House LLC, a Penguin Random House Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH TIL

Pilkey, Dav

Summary: Dragon is lonely so he goes looking for a friend and when an apple falls on his head he is convinced that he has found one; but at home Apple is quiet and unresponsive, and when a visit to the doctor only makes things worse, Dragon mourns the loss of hisfriend--until an apple tree grows where Apple is buried.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PIL

Gilbert, Melissa

Summary: Six-year-old Daisy loves traveling the world with her father, a famous entertainer, and her teacher, Mrs. Minniear, but is lonely until her father brings home Josephine, a French bulldog that speaks and has great fashion sense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E GIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GIL

Cuevas, Michelle

Summary: "The whimsical story a man who has spent his life delivering the messages found in ocean bottles and the day he receives a message that turns out to be a party invitation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CUE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CUE

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: In parallel stories, Bone, an orphaned dog, finds and loses a series of homes, Sunny, a family pet, helps Charlie through the grief and other after-effects of his brother's death, and lonely Henry pleads for a dog of his own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Hayes, Sean

Summary: While trying to save Christmas for her fellow orphans, lonely Plum is magically transported to the Land of Sweets, where her pure heart saves the day for King Christopher, King Patrick, and their subjects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE HAY

Beaumont, Karen

Summary: In this charming counting book, a lonely old man discovers one kitty on his front step. But he does not want a kitty cat - scat! As the number of kitties grows, will the man find room in his heart-and home-for his new feline friends? A counting picture book in rhyme about a lonely old man whose heart is slowly melted by an ever-growing number of kitties hoping to find a home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEA

Rex, Adam

Summary: All the fruits gather together and enjoy a rhyming party, but poor Orange feels left out because he does not rhyme with anything--until Apple invents a new word.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E REX

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rex 2017

Brett, Jan

Summary: Lonely Gingerbread Baby, having set out to find a friend, enters a bakery where he tries to talk to different cookies and other figures, but winds up leading a crowd back to his house on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Bre

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Mullarkey, Lisa

Summary: First year camper Kianna Drake is technically too young to be a Pony Girl at Storm Cliff Stables, but in two days she will be officially eight and she is feeling homesick and a little left out, because the other Pony Girls do not seem to care.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MUL

Yerkes, Jennifer.

Summary: A lonely, invisible bird adorns himself with brightly-colored feathers and flowers hoping to attract friends, but after catching the eye of a fox he runs so fast he loses his treasures and learns a lesson about friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YER

Markel, Michelle

Summary: After finding a hamster that has been left behind in his taxi, a lonely immigrant cab driver celebrates Hanukkah with the little creature, while waiting to learn if the owner will return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MAR

Johnston, Tony

Summary: A wandering cat brightens the lives of six lonely people--and persuades all of them to feed him until a near accident brings them all together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE CAT

Johnston, Tony

Summary: A wandering cat brightens the lives of six lonely people--and persuades all of them to feed him until a near accident brings them all together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E JOH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Yoon, Paul.

Summary: "A highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor's apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

Rundell, Katherine

Summary: While his parents work and his babysitter sleeps, Theo wishes on a shooting star not to be alone, and soon the old ornaments he found have come to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE RUN

Zolotow, Charlotte

Summary: After moving, Thomas is reluctant to make new friends until he experiences a special night of trick-or-treating.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Zolotow 2018

Haruf, Kent.

Summary: In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging the confidences and memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR

Davies, Benji

Summary: "Every day, in a house by the sea, a little boy watches his father leave for a long day's work. One night, a great storm washes a small whale onto the beach. The boy discovers the whale is a good listener. The father discovers the boy is lonely. Together, they return the whale to the sea. And from that day on, the boy learns that the father can be a good listener too"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAV

Hornby, Nick.

Summary: Annie initiates an e-mail correspondence with Tucker Crowe, a reclusive Dylanish singer-songwriter, and a connection is forged between two lonely people who are looking for more out of what they have. What happens when a washed-up musician looks for another chance? And a childless woman looks for a change?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Preston, Tim.

Summary: A lonely scarecrow with a scary face has trouble making friends with the animals who surround him, until a heavy snowfall transforms him into a jolly snowman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: Despite opening with a flashback of the unfolding of a deep friendship between confused young bride, Daphne, and a warm, nurturing, home-loving German woman, it becomes apparent that Daphne's "dearest friend" is actually hard at work stealing her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner's 1989

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THA