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Creech, Sharon

Summary: "One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family, but how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Johnston, Tony

Summary: "Hands wave hello, hands hold, hands heal. Hands say, I am here for you always. In simple, stirring rhymes, author Tony Johnston pens a timeless ode to parenthood. The small moments and quiet scenes that make up childhood-- learning to clap, planting a garden, waving good-bye on the first day of school-- fill the pages of this gentle tale, capturing the reassurance and love that parents hand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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Hua, Vanessa

Summary: "In a powerful debut novel about motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. Holed up with other moms-to-be in a secret maternity home in Los Angeles, Scarlett Chen is far from her native China, where she worked in a factory job and fell in love with the owner, Boss Yeung. Now she's carrying his baby....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUA

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HUA

Perks, Heidi

Summary: "What should have been a fun-filled, carefree day takes a tragic turn for the worse for one mother when her best friend's child goes missing in this suspenseful, compulsively readable, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. It all started at the school fair... Charlotte was supposed to be looking after the children, and she swears she was. She only took her eyes off of them for one second....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Perks, Heidi

8 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Charlotte was supposed to be looking after the children, and she swears she was. She only took her eyes off of them for one second. But when her three kids are all safe and sound at the school fair, and Alice, her best friend Harriet’s daughter, is nowhere to be found, Charlotte panics. Frantically searching everywhere, Charlotte knows she must find the courage to tell Harriet that her beloved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION PER

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas are a California couple who seem to have it all: glamorous careers, good looks, good times, and lives full of friends and family. After their wedding, Diana teases that she will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. Diana enviously watches her sisters effortlessly conceive as she shuttles between doctors' offices and Andrew...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: A story in rhyme in which a mother remembers the events of her son's youth until he leaves home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Kin

Trollope, Joanna

Summary: Why on earth, after all you've been through, all you've survived, all you've achieved, why do you want to get married?' Rose Woodrowe has just got engaged to Tyler Masson - a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter . . . Like Rose's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mantle 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Trollope 2018

Green, Jane

Summary: Three friends cope with the diverse challenges of maternity as Julia struggles to conceive with her uninterested boyfriend, career woman Maeve deals with unexpected pregnancy, and happily married Samantha finds marital strife after a new baby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Green

Novak, Chase.

Summary: A couple obsessed with their infertility travels to Slovenia to have an unusual and painful procedure that results in horrible consequences they manage to hide until their twins, Adam and Alice, turn ten years old and start asking questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOV

Green, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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