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Yum, Hyewon

Summary: One rainy day, a little boy is upset because he can't go out and play. His mom comes up with a way to keep him entertained - by drawing a picture of herself and him going outside, playing in the rain, and splashing in a giant puddle. They have so much fun drawing themselves that they decide to venture out and make the most of the rainy weather. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YUM

Summary: An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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Ho, Joanna

Summary: "Her son will be courageous and kind, powerful and curious, and blaze his own trail. He will know that it is okay to cry, or be scared, or uncertain. Above all, he will know that he is more than enough exactly as he is. An extraordinary gift for Mother's Day and loved ones everywhere" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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Korman, Gordon

Summary: Reef and Theo don't know what's happening to them. They'll be going about their days and then suddenly they'll have these strange flashes of memory -- but the memories don't belong to them. And at the same time, their own memories are starting to... vanish. For Reef, this is a big problem, because memories are all he has left of his mom. For Theo, it's strange because the new memories give him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2023

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

Summary: Zack and Cody have new adventures in a boarding school on a cruise ship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SUI

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC COL

Shraya, Vivek

Summary: "A playful story ... about a young boy's fascination with the dot on his mother's forehead"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHR

Summary: Meet Zack and Cody, 11-year-old identical twins and the newest residents of Boston's swanky Tipton Hotel. Living in a suite with their mom Carey, the boys treat Tipton like their own personal playground, often taking their new friends along for the ride.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SUI

Lawrence, Iain

Summary: Separated from his siblings in the midst of a dangerous forest fire, 11-year-old Virgil must find a way to survive using only his wits and the lessons his late mother taught him about the wilderness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC LAW

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIC

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REG

Lawrence, Iain

Summary: Eleven-year-old Virgil Pepper is returning to Little Lost Lake in Oregon with his older brother and sister to scatter their mother's ashes in the place she loved best, but when their van breaks down in the middle nowhere, it is up to Virgil, who shared his mother's love of science and the wild, to remember and use all the lessons she taught him to survive a forest fire started by a lightning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2022

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

Summary: Season two explodes into action with the brash Cody bad boys in the midst of a high-adrenaline heist. Their haul is a dud, and the frustrated brothers rebel against their all controlling mother, Smurf, as well as each other. An external threat from Smurf's past adds to the chaos, jeopardizing her gift, and ominous responsibility.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ANI

McQuinn, Anna

Summary: Leo spends the day at the park with his mother and his friend Suki playing on the swings, building a sandcastle, splashing in water, and having a picnic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2023

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lodato 2017

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

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

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Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAG

Khan, H. N.

Summary: Dreaming of being the world's first Pakistani to be drafted into the NBA, fifteen-year-old Fawad Chaudhry must convince his mother to let him try out for the basketball team while dealing with the neighborhood bully.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Teen, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House of Canada Limited 2022

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

Varley, Dax

Summary: In the four months since his mother was taken by demons, Max has been studying and perfecting a means of killing them with a slingshot, witch hazel, and an arcade token with a sunburst emblem--but now other women have been disappearing and finding out what the demons are up to has become a matter of increasing urgency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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

Summary: In an attempt to recapture the happiness she knew in the past, an elderly woman journeys back to the small town where she raised her children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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Levithan, David

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Summary: "When Donovan left his copy of The Adventurers on the kitchen counter, he didn't think his mom would read it--much less have a problem with it. It's just an adventure novel about two characters trying to stop an evil genius...right? But soon the entire town is freaking out about whether the book's main characters are gay, Donovan's mom is trying to get the book removed from the school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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

Price, Dorothy H.

Summary: When J.C. helps his mom do the laundry, he adds too much detergent causing suds to overflow, but thankfully, he knows who to ask for assistance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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

Stark, Andrew

Summary: Eight-year-old Liam needs a Christmas gift for his mother, but the Ojibwa reservation has very few options for shopping--so Liam uses his creative abiltities to come up with the perfect gift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2024

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JBR PURPLE STA

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

Berkowitz, Leah Rachel

Summary: "A boy and his mom move to the city shortly before Sukkot and need to figure out where to build a sukkah and how to make new holiday traditions in an unfamiliar place"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apples & Honey Press, an imprint of Behrman House Publishers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BER

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