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Springstubb, Tricia

Summary: Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends to his garden. Both help each other navigate language -- whether it be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPR

Colandro, Lucille.

Summary: "You won't believe why this old lady swallowed a clover, a daisy, a butterfly, a bird, a pot, some gold, and a fiddle"-- Cover verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books/Scholastic 2012

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Nelson, Colleen

Summary: "A plucky West Highland Terrier named Harvey is determined to protect his yard from an intruding animal. Meanwhile, Harvey's owner Maggie struggles to fit in at school, his friend Austin works to prevent his grandfather from losing his job at a retirement home, and new retirement home resident Josephine Fradette clings to her fierce individuality in the face of conformity. Finally, all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press Inc. 2020

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

Shriver, Lionel

Summary: Over ten years, Kay Wilkinson watched as Alzheimer's steadily eroded her father into a paranoid lunatic. Both medical professionals, Kay and her husband Cyril have seen too many elderly patients in similar states of decay. Although healthy and vital in their early fifties, the couple fears what may lie ahead. Determined to die with dignity, Cyril makes a modest proposal: To spare themselves and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHR

Tursten, Helene

Summary: "Just when things have finally cooled down for 88-year-old Maud after the disturbing discovery of a dead body in her apartment in Gothenburg, a couple of detectives return to her doorstep, ruining a perfectly good afternoon. Though Maud deftly dodges their questions with the skill of an Olympic gymnast a fifth of her age, she wonders if suspicion has fallen on her, little old lady that she is....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Tursten 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M TUR

Rendell, Ruth

Summary: "Mystery novel about friendship, love, and aging. Synopsis: In the wanting months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood. Throughout the summer of 1944--until one father forbids it--the subterranean space becomes their "secret garden," where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rendell 2014

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

Osman, Richard

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Elizabeth, Joyce, Ron, and Ibrahim - the Thursday Murder Club - are still riding high off their recent real-life murder case and are looking forward to a bit of peace and quiet at Cooper's Chase, their posh retirement village. But they are out of luck. An unexpected visitor - an old pal of Elizabeth's (or perhaps more than just a pal?) - arrives, desperate for her help. He has been accused of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books, Viking 2021

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McNicoll, Sylvia

Summary: "Hallie, dying to know whether her crush likes her, runs across a mall parking lot with her cell phone blocking her vision as 82-year-old Susan is backing out. The freak accident appears to cost both of them their lives. It's all Susan's fault, right? What business does she have still being behind the wheel at her age? The two find themselves transported to a strange fairground, and argue back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn Press 2018

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Roth, Philip.

Summary: "Published together for the first time as the author intended, Nemeses is a quartet of novels whose terrain is the human body and whose subject, the common experience that terrifies us all"--Publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Haruf, Kent.

Summary: In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf's inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond of Louis's wife. His daughter lives hours away, her son even farther, and Addie and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2015

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC HAR

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Price, Reynolds

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRI

King, Stephen

13 holds on 16 copies

Summary: Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid, great at baseball and football, a decent student. But he carries a heavy load. His mom was killed in a hit-and-run accident when he was ten, and grief drove his dad to drink. Charlie learned how to take care of himself--and his dad. Then, when Charlie is seventeen, he meets Howard Bowditch, a recluse with a big dog in a big house at the top of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Brown, Carrie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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Cotterill, Colin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press Inc. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COT

Brewer, Sonny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Cotterill, Colin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COT

King, Stephen

Summary: Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid, great at baseball and football, a decent student. But he carries a heavy load. His mom was killed in a hit-and-run accident when he was ten, and grief drove his dad to drink. Charlie learned how to take care of himself--and his dad. Then, when Charlie is seventeen, he meets Howard Bowditch, a recluse with a big dog in a big house at the top of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: PA FIC KIN

Cotterill, Colin.

Summary: Coroner Siri Paiboun must identify a corpse found near the mansion of the new Laotian president, an investigation which includes communication with the dead, sacrificial rituals, a marriage proposal, and strange disco music that only the doctor can hear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COT

Cotterill, Colin.

Summary: Supervising an excavation for the remains of a U.S. fighter pilot who crashed in a northern Laos jungle a decade earlier, national coroner Dr. Siri becomes suspicious when a series of fatal accidents culminates in his team getting trapped in a cabin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COT

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC TYL

Harris, Rosie

Summary: "Now in her seventies and widowed for the past three years, Mary Wilson never expected to find love again. But when a kindly stranger helps her home with her shopping and she invites him in for a cup of tea, it marks the start of a slow-burning friendship. Mary's affection for Bill grows steadily, despite his failing health and repeated attempts to interfere by her scheming daughter-in-law. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Meier, Leslie

Summary: "Easter meets murder in the latest book in New York Times bestselling author Leslie Meier's ever-popular Lucy Stone mystery series set in Tinker's Cove, Maine! Part-time reporter Lucy Stone isn't about to put all her eggs in one basket during a frantic Easter in Tinker's Cove--especially when it comes to cracking a deadly mystery. Known for its cheerful staff and elaborate annual Easter Bonnet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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