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Schine, Cathleen.

Summary: Greta finds her life turned upside down by the arrival of her grown daughter, Elizabeth, by the increasingly eccentric behavior of her widowed mother, and by unexpectedly falling in love with someone other than her devoted husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Candlish, Louise

Summary: "From an internationally acclaimed author, a disturbing and addictive novel of domestic suspense where secrets kept hidden from spouses cause shocking surprises that hit home... There's nothing unusual about a new family moving in at 91 Trinity Avenue. Except it's her house. And she didn't sell it. When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she's sure there's been a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAN

Bauer, Joan

Summary: Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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

Doan, Lisa.

Summary: "Jack's parents have decided to guide safaris in Africa, much to Jack's chagrin and none of their previous schemes have worked"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DOA

Messenger, Shannon

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world-before the wrong person finds the answer first. Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She's skipped multiple grades and doesn't really connect with the older kids at school, but she's not comfortable with her family, either. The reason? Sophie's a Telepath, someone who can read minds. No one knows...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Gross, Gwendolen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Kramer, Richard

Summary: Wesley, a tenth grader, tries to navigate through life, despite having divorced parents, a father who has come out as gay ,and a popular friend who also comes out as gay right after winning a school election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbridled Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Schiffer, Miriam B

Summary: Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

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Blundell, Judy

Summary: "The ultimate summer read--featuring indelible characters, crackling wit, and sophisticated storytelling--about one season when everything in a woman's life goes wrong On Memorial Day weekend in a seaside town on Long Island, Ruthie, her still-adored ex-husband, Mike, and the couple's sullen fifteen-year-old daughter, Jem, are packing up the last bits of their household in preparation for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BLU

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny, the class reporter, follows Elsie for a school project and learns about her life with her two moms.

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: "Lisa Hudson feels more alive than she has in a long time after hiring hunky carpenter Mack Whitney to renovate her old Nantucket home. There's no denying the spark growing between them--despite the fact that Mack is ten years her junior. But her twentysomething children, Juliet and Theo, on the island for the summer, worry that the new relationship will only lead to Lisa's heartbreak. Yet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC THA

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC THA

Markovits, Benjamin

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Ben is a shy, quiet kid. His life isn't perfect, but he feels at home in his New York City apartment. Then his dad takes a job in London, and everything changes. His parents separate, and Ben's mom moves them back to her hometown of Austin, Texas. Ben's simple life is suddenly complicated. He misses his apartment, his best friend, Jake, and his dad. Then he meets Mabley, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Doan, Lisa.

Summary: Upon the death of his Aunt Julia, twelve-year-old Jack is whisked by his scheming and dreaming parents from Pennsylvania to a small Caribbean island, Compano, and soon finds himself alone on a deserted island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2014

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Voigt, Cynthia.

Summary: Someone is breaking windows and setting fires in the old city, but the shopkeepers won't say a word about the culprits. Why are they keeping these thugs' secrets? When the mayor begs for help, Max agrees to take the case, putting himself in grave danger. It's a race to catch up with the vandals before they catch him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD VOI

Beer, Sophie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Whether you have one parent, two moms, two dads, a mom and a dad, or another wonderful caregiver, there's one thing that makes a family a family ... and that's love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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Johnson, Angela

Summary: Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC JOH

Numeroff, Laura Joffe.

Summary: A young boy considers what is special about all of his friends' parents, and realizes that his own are the most wonderful of all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Numeroff 2009

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two fathers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD NEW

Cheng, Jack

Summary: 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan, named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CHE

Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter Anna is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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

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

Gelman, Laurie

Summary: "In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Laurie Gelman's "irreverent and hilarious" (The New York Post) hit Class Mom, brash, lovable Jen Dixon is back with a new class and her work cut out for her. If you've ever been a room parent or school volunteer, Jen Dixon is your hero. She says what every class mom is really thinking, whether in her notoriously frank emails or standup-worthy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEL

Watters, Shannon

Summary: It is Parents' Day at the Lumberjanes' camp and they must find a way to keep their parents away from the supernatural forces that have become old news for Roanoke Cabin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boom! Box 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC LUM

McPherson, Catriona

Summary: Jessie Constable has learned the hard way to always keep herself safe. But meeting Gus King changes everything. Before she knows it, Jessie is sleeping at Gus's house, babysitting his kids, becoming a part of his family. And yet, she can't ignore the unsettling questions. Who does she keep seeing from the corner of her eye? Why are strange men threatening her? Most importantly, what really...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCP

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