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Fellowes, Jessica

Summary: Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home. The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FEL

Miller, Judith

Summary: Travel along with Delphinia as she leaves her childhood home for an uncertain future on a Kansas homestead. Also includes a bonus historical romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Publishing, Inc 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Alam, Rumaan

Summary: Like many first-time mothers, Rebecca Stone finds herself both deeply in love with her newborn son and deeply overwhelmed. So she reaches out to a lady that offered help at the hospital. Priscilla's presence quickly does as much to shake up her life as it does to stabilize her life. When Priscilla dies in childbirth, Rebecca steps up to adopt the baby. But she is unprepared for what it means to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gold, Tammy.

Summary: "A top expert reveals the most common mistakes parents make with their nannies--and how to avoid them. While there are hundreds of books that tell parents how to puree their own baby food or sleep train a toddler, there are almost no resources for handling one of the most important aspects of a child's daily world: childcare. Studies show that a child's caregiver will have a direct impact on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perigee 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 GOL

Kline, Barbara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 KLI

Summary: The Addams family: Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ADD

Alam, Rumaan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "That Kind of Mother dives deep into big questions about parenthood, adoption, and race: Is mothering something learned, or that you're born to? How far can good intentions stretch? And most of all, can love can really overcome the boundaries of race and class? With his unerring eye for nuance and unsparing sense of irony, Rumaan Alam's second novel is both heartfelt and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Kline, Barbara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 649 KLI

53 holds on 8 copies

Summary: After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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Fellowes, Jessica

Summary: It's 1920, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nursery maid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FEL

McClatchy, Lisa

Summary: "Eloise, Weenie, and Nanny are going on a road trip across the country for a vacation!" -- Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MCC

Spratt, R. A.

Summary: When Mr. Green, a stingy widower with three children he cannot be bothered with, decides to find a nanny for his children, he winds up hiring a glamorous ex-circus pig who knows nothing about children but a lot about chocolate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stibbe, Nina

Summary: In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 STI

Summary: Three young nannies grow to be close friends as they manage the unpredictable road to love and happiness in the posh world of turn-of-the-century, upper-crust London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BER NOT RATED

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BER

Summary: A beloved classic shines like never before with an all-new digital restoration. Winner of five Academy Awards, including best actress (Julie Andrews), best song (Chim Chim Cher-ee), and best visual effects. Mary Poppins flies out of the windy London skies and into the home of two mischievous children. With the help of a carefree chimney sweep named Bert (Dick Van Dyke), the spirited nanny turns...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

Ashton, Victoria.

Summary: Drawn into the glamour, luxury, and romance of Manhattan's elite by the sister of one of their charges, two sixteen-year-old nannies enjoy high salaries, extravagant gifts, and attention--for which they may have to pay a very high price.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION Ash

Chamberlin, Holly

Summary: Every June, the quiet beach town of Ogunquit is overtaken by wealthy families who hire local young women like Amy Latimer and Hayley Franklin to care for their children. Best friends since childhood, Amy and Hayley are eager to secure lucrative summer jobs. Amy wants to finance her upcoming move to Boston. Hayley hopes to squirrel away enough money so that her mom can finally leave her abusive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2018

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Coble, Colleen.

Summary: Growing up as the lightkeeper's daughter on a remote island at the turn of the century, Addie Sullivan has lived a hardscrabble life. When a long-lost and wealthy relative finds her and enlists her to work as a governess at a lavish estate, she hopes to discover the truth of her heritage. But at Eaton Hall, nothing is as it seems. Not the idyllic family she hoped for, not the child she was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Downer, Ann

Summary: When a thirteenth-century wizard confronts twenty-first century Boston while seeking his pet dragon, he is followed by a rival wizard and a very unhappy demon, but eleven-year-old Theodora Oglethorpe may hold the secret to setting everything right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ericson, Helen.

Summary: Now "almost" twelve years old, Harriet tries to find out why her former nanny, Ole Golly, has returned to New York alone several months after getting married and moving to Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ERICS

McLaughlin, Emma.

Summary: In the sequel to Nanny Diaries, Nan returns to New York after 10 years abroad and is approached by a drunken, 16-year-old Grayer X, who describes his parents' brutal divorce and prompts her re-entry into child care for the elite.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stimson, Tess.

Summary: Claire mastered the business world-- how hard can motherhood be? She's sworn she won't have her children raised by nannies the way she was-- until she winds up with twins! Will bringing pretty, young, hyperefficient Jenna into the house change things? Why is Claire's husband, Marc, becoming distant and secretive?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STI

Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon)

Summary: A wind brings some English children a new nanny who slides up the bannister, introduces the two oldest to her friends, and takes them on many adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullery maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly, but Brown's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Nanny 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD NAN