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Regan, Katy

Summary: About a Boy meets Parenthood in this smart, big-hearted love story about a family for whom everything changed one night, a decade ago, and the young boy who unites them all. Ten-year-old Zac Hutchinson collects facts: octopuses have three hearts, Usain Bolt is the fastest man on earth . But no one will tell him the one thing he wants to know most: who his father is and where he went. When Zac's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC REG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REG

Belanger, Michael

Summary: "After his girlfriend commits suicide, a teenage history buff looks back at their relationship and tries to understand what lead to the tragedy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BEL

Lodato, Victor

Summary: "Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear: not even the line between the living and the dead. In order to save her son, Lucy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

Evans, Maz

Summary: Twelve-year-old Elliot Hooper has many problems: his mother has been behaving strangely, they are in danger of loosing their farm to a mean-spirited developer, and he is failing at school, so when he finds a girl in the cowshed, and she announces that sheis Virgo, an immortal constellation, it just seems part of the normal chaos--but soon he is swept up in the Gods' hunt for prisoner 42,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EVA

Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne)

Summary: Nate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION THO

Northrop, Michael

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Alex and Renata are on the run from the Order, which is on the brink of creating an army of indestructible stone warriors to carry out their evil schemes, and only the Lost Spells which his mother used to bring Alex back to life can stop them--and undoing the powerful magic that created the chaos that is now loose in Egypt might very well kill him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J TQ 4

Bean, Jonathan

Summary: "An excited and frustrated boy watches hopefully as wintry weather develops slowly into a 'big snow.'"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Bean 2013

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LUP

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Northrop, Michael

Summary: Alex and Ren must confront the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army of the dead in an attempt to save themselves, Alex's mother, and the world--and hope that Ammit, the Devourer of Egyptian legend, will be able to separate the guilty from the innocent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J TQ 5

Downes, Patrick

Summary: Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DOW

D'Lacey, Chris

Summary: When Michael Malone saves a dog, he discovers that he has paranormal abilities, which bring him to the attention of a secret organization, UNICORNE--but he plans to use the ability to find out what happened to his father, who mysteriously vanished three years earlier, and save his new friend, Freya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DLA

London, Jonathan

Summary: Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Jacobson, Jennifer

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Abandoned by his mother in an Acadia National Park campground, Jack tries to make his way back to Boston before anyone figures out what is going on, with only a small toy elephant for company.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: From birth to football games to college graduation to fatherhood, a mother reminds her son that life is filled with possibilities and that God has a plan for him--whatever he grows up to be. Bible verses are interspersed throughout the text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KIN

Green, Tim

Summary: After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

D'Lacey, Chris

Summary: When the UNICORNE agency asks him to use his paranormal abilities to investigate a dragon's scale, the same artifact his father was researching before he disappeared, Michael Malone believes he will finally be able to find out what happened to his father--but as he delves into his father's past it becomes harder to tell who he can trust, and which of the alternate realities he is discovering is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Nielsen, Susin

Summary: When some bullies at his new school almost kill him by slipping a peanut into his sandwich, friendless nerd Ambrose, forced to be home-schooled by his overprotective mother, coerces his neighbor Cosmo into taking him to the West Side Scrabble Club, where people accept him for who he is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Appelt, Kathi

Summary: While his life seems perfectly good as it is, Cardell, a young coyote, learns to tolerate--and even like--the coyote that is courting his mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE APP

Varley, Dax

Summary: A clever crow leads Max to the underground site where his mother and the other kidnapped women are being kept, alive but asleep, behind a glass wall--then when he returns to the surface and is set upon by demons, the crow comes to his rescue, a new ally in his war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC VAR

Varley, Dax

Summary: It has been six months since Max's mother was taken by demons, and by now seven redheaded women are missing, so when a substitute teacher shows up at his school, wearing a necklace with a lock of his mother's hair, Max hopes that this is finally the break that he needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC VAR

Minarik, Else Holmelund.

Summary: Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sauerländer 1979

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE GERMAN MIN