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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 Fiction, 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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lodato 2017

Summary: Young spy Ryan Defrates is arrogant, reckless, and always insists on working alone. That is, until the day he's paired with a very unlikely partner...his mom! Deb Defrates is not a spy. She knows more about cutting coupons than cutting down on crime, but her wisdom and kindness somehow always seem to save the day!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV RYA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Summary: Ryan Defrates, secret agent, and his mom team up to take down some familiar foes in this exciting children's series that is fun for all ages!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV RYA

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

Green, Tim

Summary: Jalen DeLuca can analyze and predict almost exactly what a pitcher is going to pitch, but without the statistics he has on the pro players, Jalen finds success to be extremely challenging, especially with all the extra drama of his mom coming back into his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Companyt 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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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

Jacobson, Jennifer

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: J PA FIC JAC

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

Summary: When an arrogant spy teams up with his coupon-clipping mom, they are able to stop some serious criminals from going through with their evil plans!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV RYA

Varley, Dax

Summary: When his mother disappears one night, her room awash in blood, and marked by footprints that do not belong to any human or animal, Max is determined to find and rescue her, even if it means killing every demon on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: After years of looking for Mr. Right, Charlotte 'Charlie' Cantilini finally finds the man of her dreams, Kevin Fields, only to discover that his mother, Viola, is the woman of her most unpleasant nightmares. Viola is a recently fired news anchor who is afraid she will lose her son the way she has just lost her career, Viola becomes determined to scare off her son's new fiancée by becoming the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON

Summary: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Father 2018

Summary: Sue works in a library; her son Daniel eats chips and listens to Metallica. When his father and stepmother cancel his summer plans to visit them in Florida at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies, and pursue their passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Summary: Annoyed because his mother has been packing boring, healthy lunches, third-grader Zeke has not made either a card or a gift for Mother's Day--then at the last moment he has a change of heart and has to scramble to make both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Holt, K. A

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Told in assonant free verse, Levi was once a premature baby who suffered from respiratory problems; he recovered, and now in seventh grade, he struggles to demonstrate to his divorced mother and overprotective brother that he is okay--so when his father suggests he take up boxing he falls in love with the sport, but he still must find a way to convince his family to set him free to follow his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Dodd, Emma

Summary: This little sea otter loves spending time with his parent learning new things, playing together, or even just holding each other. In fact, every day this little sea otter spends with his parent is special, just because they are together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DOD

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