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Harmel, Kristin

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In this heartwarming story of love, family and baked goods, bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith, the divorced mother of a surly preteen girl, is summoned by her aging grandmother who, ready to reveal the secret she has kept for 70 years, sends her on a journey across the world that will forever change her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Philippe, Ben

Summary: When Norris, a black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as clich©♭s from "a bad 90s teen movie."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PHI

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PHI

Verdi, Jessica

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Ryden's life was changed forever when his girlfriend discovered she was pregnant and stopped chemotherapy, and now, raising Hope with his mother's help and longing for the father he never knew, he meets smart and sexy Jodi and gains a new perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

McDonald, Briana

Summary: Amateur detective Pepper Blouse, a rising seventh-grader, cannot resist investigating when her Great Aunt Florence passes away under mysterious circumstances, but strictly following her mother's Detective Rulebook may not be the best plan.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Lee, Lyla

Summary: Mindy and her dad can't wait to compete in her school's annual family trivia night. The big prize? A year of free pizza. And she gets to be on a team with her best friend, Sally, and her family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC LEE

Birdsall, Jeanne.

Summary: While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2006

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Messner, Kate

Summary: Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Gemeinhart, Dan

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus save a memory box buried in a park that will soon be demolished.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Mangle, Bethany

Summary: When Cara accidentally posts a rant about her father and his new wife online, it goes viral-- and catches the attention of the TV producers behind a new reality dating show for single parent families. Now Cara and her mother have been whisked away to sunny Key West where they're asked to narrow a field of suitors and their kids down to one winning pair. It's outside Cara's comfort zone, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAN

Katcher, Brian.

Summary: With his mother working long hours and in pain from a romantic break-up, eighteen-year-old Logan feels alone and unloved until a zany new student arrives at his small-town Missouri high school, keeping a big secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2009

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Lee, Lyla

Summary: All Mindy Kim has ever wanted is a puppy of her very own. After all, having all the toy dog plushies in the world isn't quite the same thing as a real one! She wants a dog to take on walks, teach tricks, and cuddle with. She knows she has what it takes to be the perfect pet owner, and she thinks a dog would be a perfect gift for her upcoming birthday. But her dad isn't so sure she's ready for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LEE

Lee, Lyla

Summary: It's Mindy Kim's birthday, and she's having the best day ever. Not only is she having a fun party with her friends, but she's also getting the most perfect present from her dad: a puppy. But Mindy quickly finds out that cute, cuddly little Theodore is a lot more work than she thought. With some extra love (and some tasty treats), Mindy is on a mission to help the newest member of the Kim family...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: Alice's first year in high school gets off to a difficult start when she and her boyfriend Patrick break up, but with the help of her father, older brother, and best friends, she gains a better sense of her own self-worth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Naylor

Gilbert, Melissa

Summary: Six-year-old Daisy loves traveling the world with her father, a famous entertainer, and her teacher, Mrs. Minniear, but is lonely until her father brings home Josephine, a French bulldog that speaks and has great fashion sense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Acampora, Paul

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her mother has died, and Ellie does not know exactly how to feel about that, but she is determined, with the help of her friends in the St. Francis of Assisi's Howling Wolves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Santiago, Elizabeth

Summary: Told with interstitial historical chapters, fourteen-year-old Taína (Ty) must draw from the strength of her Taíno ancestors to bring her family and community hope and healing after a devastating incident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SAN

Philippe, Ben

Summary: When Norris, a Black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as clichés from "a bad 90s teen movie"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PHI

Lai, Remy

Summary: "Sometimes life isn't a piece of cake... When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he's landed on Mars. School is torture, making friends is impossible since he doesn't speak English, and he's often stuck looking after his (extremely irritating) little brother, Yanghao. To distract himself from the loneliness, Jingwen daydreams about making all the cakes on the menu of Pie in the Sky,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAI

Miller, Jessica

Summary: When timid Elizabeth's father takes her and her fearless friend, Zenobia, to his family home, Zenobia becomes obsessed with finding a ghost there, and then Elizabeth learns she had an aunt who disappeared from the house years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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

MacGregor, Maya

Summary: An autistic nonbinary eighteen-year-old moves to a new town and school with the support of their loving father and finds friends in an LGBTQ-plus club, but they all must come together to solve the decades-old murder of a teenage boy and confront the demons lurking in Sam's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Astra Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAC

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: When nine-year-old Clem's father dies in the Port Chicago Disaster he is forced to navigate his family's losses and strunggles in 1940's Chicago.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2021

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

Kelly, Erin Entrada

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Summary: When Ridge, a time-traveling teenager from the future, gets trapped in 1999, he befriends Michael, a lonely twelve-year-old boy, changing the course of their lives forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

Sosna-Spear, Quinn

Summary: Against the wishes of his mortician mother, Hadorah, twelve-year-old Walter and classmate Cordelia take a hearse on a road trip to meet legendary inventor Flasterhorn, who once mentored Walter's long-dead father.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE[Fic]

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Sosna-Spear 2019

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