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Beer, Sophie

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD BEE

Arnold, Elana K

Summary: When Bat's older sister Janie gets a part in the school play, and can't watch him after school, it means some pretty big changes. For one, someone else will have to take care of the skunk kit in the afternoons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Hrab, Naseem

Summary: ""This home is home because my dad is here, and it's nothing like home because my mom isn't here," thinks the boy in this story when he enters his dad's new apartment for the first time. His dad moved out on Monday and now it's Friday night, the start of his weekend with his dad. The boy and his dad follow their normal weekend routine -- they eat eggs for breakfast, play cards and spend time at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HRA

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

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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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

Hawley, Anne Katheryn

Summary: Annie is about to discover magic in her own home...in the most unexpected of places!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Katheryn Hawley 0000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Hawley 2018

Macaulay, David.

Summary: Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Macaulay 1990

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3 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAC

Kraatz, Jeramey

Summary: In the year 2085, an elite group of kids, including twelve-year-old Benny, is selected for a life-changing trip to the Moon and end up as Earth's only defense against an alien invasion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Blume, Judy.

Summary: When her parents divorce, a sixth grader struggles to understand that sometimes people are unable to live together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BLU

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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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

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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

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

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Liza Jane believed she could find better parents. So she fired her mom and dad and hired the first applicant who came to the door -- a dragon. At first everything was fun, but this dragon only has one solution to every problem -- and it's not cool.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Lipman 2018

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE LIZ

Messenger, Shannon

Summary: "Sophie Foster is ready to fight back. Her talents are getting stronger, and with the elusive Black Swan group ignoring her calls for help, she's determined to find her kidnappers-before they come after her again. But a daring mistake leaves her world teetering on the edge of war, and causes many to fear that she has finally gone too far. And the deeper Sophie searches, the farther the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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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Howland, Leila.

Summary: For Cricket Thompson, a summer like this one will change everything. A summer spent on Nantucket with her best friend, Jules Clayton, and the indomitable Clayton family. A summer when she'll make the almost unattainable Jay Logan hers. A summer to surpass all dreams. Some of this turns out to be true. Some of it doesn't. When Jules and her family suffer a devastating tragedy that forces the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Book Group 2013

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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

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

Levy, Dana Alison.

Summary: Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Goebel, Jenny

Summary: Normally, Olivia spends all year looking forward to her family's summer vacation in Florida. But not this year. Not when her parents have recently separated, and her father has to stay behind in Colorado. Olivia doesn't know what she'll do all summer without him. They've always been a pair, and she's never felt the same bond with her mother or younger sister. So Olivia plans to spend the summer...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Girard, Franck

Summary: "Toby may be the class clown, but he's smart enough to know what's what. Whether he's late for school, early for recess, or just in time to fail the next quiz, he's always got something to say about it. But even though his friends think he's funny, the adults in his life aren't laughing--mostly because they're not in on the jokes. No matter! Toby makes the best of it as he coasts through the...

Format: text

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

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

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: Eighth-grader Carter Ramos resents his father, who divorced Carter's mother, and he views his younger half-brother Ben as a rival for a spot on the traveling skate team--but when Ben is bullied by some of the older boys Carter has to decide whether family is more important than skating.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PIT

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