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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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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

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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

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI

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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

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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: CDA Fiction Weiner

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WAX

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC KIT

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

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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

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

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

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Giffin, Emily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GIF

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEL

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Greathead 2018

Williams-Garcia, Rita.

Summary: In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Beck, Haylen

Summary: "Libby needs a break. Three years ago her husband split, leaving her to raise their infant son Ethan alone as she struggled to launch her writing career. Now for the first time in years, things are looking up. She's just sold her first novel, and she and Ethan are going on a much-needed vacation. Everything seems to be going their way, so why can't she stop looking over her shoulder or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BEC

Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Gabby feels that she needs a mother to help her grow into a woman, so when things between her father and his latest girlfriend do not work out, Gabby set off for the last place she remembers seeing her own mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2001

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

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: Nick Russo, pediatric plastic surgeon and husband of Tessa, a stay-at-home mom, is called in to treat a six-year-old burn victim; but as he becomes involved in the case, he also finds himself attracted to the child's mother, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gif

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Giffin 2010

Pearson, Allison

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEA

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Summary: "Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

McDonald, Megan

Summary: "Stink can't wait to lay eyes on the Sherman-Holm comet. Until he hears the news that a meteorite hit Russia, that is. Who's to say that Frog Neck Lake, Virginia, isn't next? Enter Asteroid Boy (aka Stink), who, with Judy Moody as his copilot, bravely explores deep space."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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