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Díaz, Junot

Summary: Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuké--the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moore, Liz

Summary: Arthur weighs 550 pounds and hasn't left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Kel navigates life as a poor kid in a rich school, and pins his hopes on what seems like a promising baseball career. An unexpected connection transforms both their lives as they find sustenance and friendship in the most surprising places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moore 2012

McLarty, Ron.

Summary: Working as a quality control inspector at a toy factory in Rhode Island, friendless alcoholic Smithy Ide considers himself a loser until a tragic event prompts him to set off on an epic cross-country bicycle journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McLarty, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

Cheever, Benjamin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE