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Blackwood, Sage.

Summary: "Jinx travels throughout the Urwald to unite its people and creatures against encroaching threats"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Mr. Smith is not the best idea for looking after a child, yet after stumbling upon a blazing shoot-out, helping to birth a child amidst a hail of gunfire, and seeing the mother die before his eyes, he becomes determined to protect the young innocent at all costs. His adversaries are equally determined, and they will not stop until the newborn is dead. Now, in order to ensure that maniacal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SHO

Summary: For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PET

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pete's 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Summary: Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Ten year old Haré enjoys a peaceful life until his mother adopts an orphan girl named Guu. Guu turns poor Haré's life inside out when she reveals that she's actually a mind-reading, magic-using monster with a taste for driving Haré insane!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: AN Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME HAR

Carter, Ally

Summary: April thought she'd saved the day. With Gabriel declared guardian of the orphans at Winterborne House, everything should have been perfect. But with Izzy and Smithers away and social services snooping around, things are not quite right at Winterborne House. Gabriel isn't exactly the father figure the kids were hoping for and, when it seems like the long-lost heir might be lost (maybe...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Shirai, Kaiu.

Summary: "Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as 'Mom, ' all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn-- what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing"--Page...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA GRAPHIC PRO

Raum, Elizabeth.

Summary: "Describes the people and events involved in the orphan trains. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of a New York City newsboy, a child trying to keep his siblings together, and a child sent west on the baby trains"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.734 RAU

Summary: Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: The little orphaned swift Manou is adopted by a seagull couple and struggles for acceptance in the seagull's colony. When he meets other swifts, he suddenly finds himself torn between two worlds and must decide where he really belongs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2020

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

Bardugo, Leigh.

Summary: Alina Starkov doesn't expect much from life. Orphaned by the Border Wars, the one thing she could rely on was her best friend and fellow refugee, Mal. And lately not even that seems certain. Drafted into the army of their war-torn homeland, they₂re sent on a dangerous mission into the Fold, a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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Chee, Traci

Summary: The Book, the ancient, infinite codex of the past, present and future, tells of a prophecy that will plunge Kelanna in that bloody war, but it requires Archer. Sefia is determined to keep Archer out of the Guard's clutches and their plans for war between the Five Kingdoms: The Guard has already stolen her mother, her father, and her Aunt Nin. But escaping the Guard and the Book's prophecy is no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: Now every child can celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lucy Maud Montgomery's ever-popular story! First introduced in Anne of Green Gables as a young orphan, Montgomery's feisty and imaginative heroine is now 16 years old and embarking on a new adventure: becoming a teacher in her old Avonlea school. It's an exciting year as Anne struggles to win over all her students, welcomes two new members...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2019

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

Ruby, Laura

Summary: "When Frankie's mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary -- just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why she is not prepared for the day when he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC RUB

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

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

Summary: This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HOU Family

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

Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Davis, Katie

Summary: Recounts the story of a young woman's moving to Uganda and founding Amazima ministries, a nonprofit organization to feed and educate children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2012

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Davis, Katie

Summary: Katie Davis traveled to Uganda for a short mission trip over the Christmas break of her senior year in high school. She found herself so moved by the Ugandan people and their needs that she knew it was her calling to return to care for them. She is now in the process of adopting thirteen children there, and has established the ministry, Amazima, that cares for hundreds more. Here, she shares...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.73 Davis 2011

Guterson, Ben

Summary: Orphan Elizabeth Somers's malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls. Upon arrival, Elizabeth quickly discovers that Winterhouse has many charms, most notably its massive library. It's not long before she locates a magical book of puzzles that will unlock a mystery involving Norbridge and his sinister family. But the deeper she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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