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Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sniegoski, Tom

Summary: "Sidney and her friends must race to find the origin of a storm that has hit their small island home turning every animal into savage weapons"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2016

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

Carey, Peter

Summary: The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in southeastern Australia. Together they enter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: "An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Backman, Fredrik

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Backman 2017

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Dessen

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Hartman, Rachel.

Summary: In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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

Novak, Ali

Summary: Felicity, seventeen, has struggled to meet her mother's expectations since her older sister disappeared, and when she connects with a famous band member at a charity ball, she begins to consider what will make her truly happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

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

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Dax Ramirez is living with his dad in a homeless shelter, and Dax is spending his days hustling less skilled skateboarders at the local skatepark--until an accident leads him to the first friends he has had in years, and an offer that will let him put his artistic skills to good use.

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 TER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: Will Tuppence's life has always been ruled by science and common sense but in ninth grade, shaken up by the discovery that protons decay, he begins to see the entire world differently and gains new perspective on his relationships with his little sister and two closest friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2008

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Daneshvari, Gitty.

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Madeleine, Theo, and Lulu, and thirteen-year-old Garrison, are sent to a remote Massachusetts school to overcome their phobias, but tragedy strikes and the quartet must work together--with no adult assistance--to face their fears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Daneshvari 2009

Strohm, Stephanie Kate

Summary: High school senior Avery Dennis runs the prom committee, and she has always had a date for everything, but when a public breakup with her current boyfriend makes her start wondering about her own dating history, she sets out to investigate why her relationships never seem to work out--and ends up discovering some hard truths about herself and her dating choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION STR

Self, Jeffery

Summary: JT is a gay high school senior determined to get out of Clearwater, Florida, and be the first person in his family to go to college, even though he can not figure out how to pay for it--until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competitionwhere the first prize is a college scholarship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2016

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

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

DeNomme, Donna.

Summary: Ophelia struggles to find her own identity and clashes with her mother over her strict rules. Her Japanese grandmother helps her find herself by telling her stories about goddesses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inlightened Source Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction DeNomme 2009

Willey, Margaret.

Summary: Goldilocks, ignoring her father's warning not to rush in where she does not belong, enters a cabin in the woods, cleans it to meet her standards, plucks from the porridge items unappealing to her before eating a bowlful, and falls asleep on the bed that suits her best.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Willey 2008

McFadden, Bernice L.

Summary: "Abeo Kata, a young woman must learn to love and trust again after experiencing the brutality of ritual servitude in West Africa."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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Griffin, Molly Beth.

Summary: During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2012

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

Alexander, Tamera.

Summary: Sheriff James McPherson was eager to hire a schoolteacher, but Dr. Molly Whitcomb isn't what he expected. His instincts about people--which rarely miss the mark--tell him she's hiding something. And when Molly's secret is revealed, her reinvented life begins to unravel. What's more, she risks losing her newfound relationship with the sheriff and her renewed faith in God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ale

Endicott, Marina

Summary: Clara Purdy is at a crossroads. At forty-three, she is divorced, living in her late parents' house, and nearing her twentieth year as a claims adjuster at a local insurance firm. Driving to the bank during her lunch hour, she crashes into a sharp left turn, taking the Gage family in the other car with her. When bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer, Clara decides to do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

Roth, Philip.

Contents: The dying animal -- The plot against America -- Exit ghost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Roth, Philip.

Summary: Nathan Zuckerman comes back to New York, the city he left eleven years before. ALone on his NEw England mountain, Zuckerman has been nothing but a writer: no voices, no media, no terrorist threats, no women, no news, no tasks other than his work and the enduring of old age. Walking the streets of his hometown again, Zuckerman makes three connections that explode his carefully protected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Roth

Halpern, Sue

Summary: "People are drawn to libraries for all kinds of reasons. Most come for the books themselves, of course; some come to borrow companionship. For head librarian Kit, the public library in Riverton, New Hampshire, offers what she craves most: peace. Here, no one expects Kit to talk about the calamitous events that catapulted her out of what she thought was a settled, suburban life. She can simply...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Halpern 2018