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Davies, Nicola

Summary: A young boy and his family are trying to overcome the loss of his father. The natural world becomes part of the healing process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graffeg 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Nakawaki, Hatsue

Summary: A young child learns that although creatures that appear can also disappear, parents will always be there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Nakawaki 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAK

Fleming, Meg

Summary: "A rhyming picture book about the loving parent-child relationship in animal and human families"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC FLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLE

Shannon, David

Summary: Although he finally agrees that he has too many toys and needs to give them away, there is one toy that Spencer absolutely cannot part with.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Sha

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Shannon

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SHA

Kim, Cecil.

Summary: "When Nina hears the news that her parents are getting a divorce, she is scared, angry, and sad. Why is this happening? Nina becomes very mad and acts badly. After some adjusting, Nina begins to understand the situation and that Mommy and Daddy will always love her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Kessler, Liz.

Summary: Philippa Fisher is trying to have a good time on vacation with her parents, but she's feeling lonely. When she meets Robyn, a girl with sad eyes and a strict father, she enjoys the company, but can't help wondering what Robyn and her dad might be hiding. Meanwhile, Daisy, Philippa's best friend (and fairy godsister), sneaks into her former charge's room for a visit, but now has a furtive new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dunrea, Olivier.

Summary: Although they love each other, Old Bear and his little Cub have a tug of war over which one knows best in a variety of situations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DUN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DUN

Beaton, Kate

Summary: Baby is King, and all his needs must be met by his subjects, otherwise know as his parents, but soon he will grow up, and who will rule them then?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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McBratney, Sam.

Summary: While exploring their surroundings, Big and Little Nutbrown Hare play hide-and-seek in a giant tree, blow dandelions atop a mountain, and chase daddy longlegs across a field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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Jacoby, Sarah

Summary: The narrator muses on the nature and trickiness of time, and how too often it passes far too quickly, robbing this parent of the minutes and hours spent with their child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2018

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Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Summary: A twelve-year-old girl raised in a foster village is returned to her biological parents, and discovers home is not what she expected it to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT SF Haddix 2016

DiTerlizzi, Angela

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the special love between a parent and baby, from button nose to tiny toes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E DIT

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIT

Summary: A collection of children's stories about love and families.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC KNU

Korman, Gordon

Summary: Dedicated slacker Cameron Boxer thinks he has found gamer heaven: playing video games online for an audience (and money); but the Positive Action Group (the club he created to keep his parents off his back) keeps getting in the way with meetings and fund-raisers for worthy causes, and his friends keep turning to him for plans and girlfriend advice, plus Elvis the beaver is back chewing on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Skye for a school project and learns about her life with two homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Balcárcel, Rebecca

Summary: Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to start seventh grade in the Texas town where they live and she is worried about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: Aurora County, Mississippi, is only the latest stop on the Cakes' nomadic lifestyle, opening bakeries wherever they go; but Emma Alabama Lane Cake (only girl of the six Cake children) is sick of it, and determined not to form any friendships here because they will just disappear as soon as the family moves again--but Aurora County has other ideas, and so does a girl named Ruby Lavender who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

James, Simon

Summary: "When Stanley's Mom has to go away for work, Stanley decides to take off, too--all the way to Mars. Can the Martian who takes his place on Earth get by in Stanley's family even in Mom's absence?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC JAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Benton, Jim

Summary: Jack likes to trash-pick, and when his elderly neighbors move out and leave a promising pile of refuse outside, he finds a box that holds the Secret Parent's Handbook that lets him and his friends make the rules at home for a change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BEN

Ellis, Ann Dee

Summary: Twelve-year-old Olivia endeavors to care for her younger sister, possibly make a new friend in the quirky and secretive Bart, and keep hope alive for her, her family, and her community of idiosyncratic neighbors at Sunny Pines Trailer Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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Tillman, Nancy

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Summary: A mother reassures her child that, no matter what the child may change into--be it rhinoceros, camel, ringtail raccoon, or giraffe--the mother will recognize the child anywhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E TIL

Auerbach, Annie.

Summary: Splat and his brother and sister cats try to come up with the perfect gift for Mom and Dad. Includes a sheet of stickers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperfestival 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AUE

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Connor for a school project and learns about his life with a military mom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Levine, Arthur A.

Summary: A rhyming countdown of the days of the week as a father and child find ways to spend time together while waiting for the weekend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEV

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