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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

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

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

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

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

Potter, Ellen

Summary: Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble, whose mother has been missing for many years, have unexpected and illuminating adventures in the village of Snoring-by-the-Sea after their father, who paints portraits of deposed monarchs, goes away on a business trip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Connor, Leslie.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Addie tries to cope with her mother's erratic behavior and being separated from her beloved stepfather and half-sisters when she and her mother go to live in a small trailer by the railroad tracks on the outskirts of Schenectady, New York.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD Fiction Conner 2008

Chang, Victoria

Summary: "In this ode to hardworking mommies everywhere, they may not always be fun or neat, but their toddlers love them no matter what"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CHA

Dean, James

Summary: Pete the cat decides to surprise his Mom and Dad to express his gratitude for everything they do for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dean 2015

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Murphy, Jill.

Summary: Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUR

Murphy, Jill.

Summary: Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUR

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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O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Nancy plans the perfect Mother's Day brunch for her mother, but everything does not go according to plan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperfestival 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E OCO

Summary: Featuring children’s own words and heart-warming pictures, this is a little book which can be given by boys or girls to their mummy on mothers’ day. Or at any time!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD WHY

Hopkins, Ellen

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Written in free verse, explores how three teenagers try to cope with the consequences of their mother's addiction to crystal meth and its effects on their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Hopkins 2010

Carey Nevin, Judy

Summary: Illustrations and simple text reveal what mothers like through how they play with their babies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2019

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Hutchins, Pat

Summary: Rosie's chick is hatched and she is trying to find it, but the chick is following Rosie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HUT

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: In 1963, when her flamboyant mother abandons the family to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, eleven-year-old Ellie Dingman takes charge of her younger siblings, while also trying to deal with her outcast status in school and frightening acts of prejudice toward the "misfits" that live on her street.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAR

Smith, Roland

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Q and fifteen-year-old Angela expect their lives to become complicated when his mother and her father, wildly popular musicians, marry, but not that they will face spies and terrorists in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Smith 2008

Murray, Martine

Summary: Molly longs for normalcy but when her mother accidentally turns herself into a tree, Molly must embrace all the things she has tried to run away from.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MUR

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Remembering the countless ways her mother's previous birthdays have been ruined, Judy Moody wants to get things right this time around and tries to organize the perfect birthday, complete with a parsnip and avocado cake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED JMF 7