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Harvey, Kristy Woodson.

Summary: " A moving debut novel about two mothers-one biological and one adoptive-from a compelling new voice in Southern women's fiction. One baby girl. Two strong Southern women. And the most difficult decision they'll ever make. Frances "Khaki" Mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan-everything except the second child she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Trade 2015

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Hyde, Catherine Ryan

9 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Brooke is a divorced single mom, financially strapped, living with her mother, and holding tight to the one thing that matters most: her two-year-old daughter Etta. Then, in a matter of seconds, Brooke's life is shattered when she's carjacked. Helpless and terrified, all Brooke can do is watch as Etta, still strapped in her seat, disappears into the Los Angeles night. Miles away, Etta is found...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

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Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: A shipment of dinosaur bones meant for a new exhibit at the Capitol City Natural History Museum has disappeared, and so have the five paleontologists who were working late at the museum, including Wilson Kipper's mother--so Wilson and his museum friends set out to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRE

Harvey, Kristy Woodson.

Summary: A moving debut novel about two mothers-one biological and one adoptive-from a compelling new voice in Southern women's fiction. One baby girl. Two strong Southern women. And the most difficult decision they'll ever make. Frances "Khaki" Mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan-everything except the second child she has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media Inc 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAR

Silber, Joan

Summary: "One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in Harlem, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them. Reyna knows her relationship with Boyd isn't perfect, yet she sees him through a three-month stint at Riker's Island, their bond growing tighter. Kiki, now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Richmond, Lori

Summary: With the schools closed and his babysitter sick, Bunny accompanies his mother to work--but he finds waiting in her office with nothing to do or eat a bore so he goes exploring (what could possibly go wrong?).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIC

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: The plans of four women--including a college student egg donor, a working-class surrogate mother, a wealthy woman, and her stepdaughter--are thrown into turmoil when the wealthy woman's husband suddenly dies and names the stepdaughter the unborn baby's guardian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Weiner 2011

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: The plans of four women--including a college student egg donor, a working-class surrogate mother, a wealthy woman, and her stepdaughter--are thrown into turmoil when the wealthy woman's husband suddenly dies and names the stepdaughter the unborn baby's guardian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WEI

Waxman, Abbi

Summary: "Young widow Lilian Girvan can't see the garden for the weeds... It's been three years since her husband was killed in a car accident and Lilian is still getting used to being sane--after that one early breakdown. She's happy just being able to get her two girls to school every morning, keep her illustrating job, and catch up on her favorite TV shows with her sister. She's not exactly in a rut;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny, the class reporter, follows Elsie for a school project and learns about her life with her two moms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: 43-year-old India Bishop turns to technology for the newborn she wants. After the union of her husband's sperm and a Princeton senior's "pedigree" egg is implanted into the womb of a working-class surrogate, a new life begins to grow. But matters are complicated when India's husband dies, making his 23-year-old daughter the legal guardian of the unborn child. Now four diverse women must somehow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: CDA Fiction Weiner

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Ever since she got pregnant in her freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making tough decisions. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen. Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it's impossible. Yet once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

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Kittredge, Caitlin

Summary: Myra Bloodgood was a confusing mix of protective and abusive, a manipulative personality who never told the truth about Ivy's father was, or why they were living their lives on the run. After her death, Ivy is sent to Darkhaven, an island off the New England coast, to live with a rich uncle she didn't know existed. Forced to reckon with her mother's past, and long-held family secrets, she wakes...

Format: text

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

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

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: "Learn about diversity in a gentle manner through the eyes of a second grader Lenny. Join him as he shadows his classmates for a special report on the Students of the Week. Through innocent, simple questions, Lenny discovers his new friends' families aren't all that different from his own."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Brooke is a divorced single mom, financially strapped, living with her mother, and holding tight to the one thing that matters most: her two-year-old daughter, Etta. Then, in a matter of seconds, Brooke's life is shattered when she's carjacked. Helpless and terrified, all Brooke can do is watch as Etta, still strapped in her seat, disappears into the Los Angeles night. Miles away, Etta is found...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

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Snyder, Laurel

Summary: It is Mom's birthday, and Charlie and Mouse and their Dad want everything to be perfect--so when the cake gets burnt the boys have to come up with a new plan, pronto.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SNY

Erskine, Kathryn

Summary: Nine-year-old Julian almost died when he was born and he believes that he has a special connection to the universe because of that, and he wants to make his two moms and his sister (who turned into a black hole of discontentment when she turned fourteen)happy because he is convinced that soon he will die and travel to the dog star--but now they have moved to Maine and he resolves to also use...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for. She has everything she needs, but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Greathead, Kate

Summary: "A tender, witty debut novel about a single mother raising her daughter among the upper crust of New York City society in the late twentieth century from a nine-time Moth StorySLAM champion. Laura hails from the Upper East Side of Manhattan, born into old money, drifting aimlessly into her early thirties. One weekend in 1981 she meets Jefferson. The two sleep together. He vanishes. And Laura...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Greathead 2018

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: When plastic surgeon Nick Russo takes the case of a six-year-old burn victim, he becomes attracted to the boy's mother, Valerie. As his relationship with Valerie grows, Nick's marriage to Tessa, a well-educated professor turned housewife, starts to fall apart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD FIC Giffin

Giffin, Emily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GIF

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GIF

Mallery, Susan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Ellen and Unity make the Friendship List, an agenda of daring activities, to convince their families they're doing just fine. But they soon realize that their guidebook might actually be making them just fine.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2020

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Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: When Hazel and her beloved doll Eleanor are set upon by bullies, Hazel's mother comes to the rescue in a surprising way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Pied Piper 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEL

Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel

Summary: Arizona. It's been three years since the ICE raids, since Artemisia (Sia) Martinez's mother disappeared. Sia knows her mom must be dead, but she drives into the desert to light candles to guide her mom home. One night a blue-lit spacecraft crashes in front of Sia's car-- and it's carrying her mom, who is very much alive. Now she needs to save her mom from the armed, quite-possibly-ailen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC VAS

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