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Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J PA FIC HAD

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

Johnston, E. K

Summary: At cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team--and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton BOOKS, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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

Glynn, Dylan

Summary: Wherever Rain Boy goes, rain follows, and when he is invited to Sun Kidd's birthday party the other children complain that his presence is ruining their fun; now Sun Kidd is hiding in her room because she is upset by her friends' behavior, and an apparently an endless storm has descended on the world--until they all discover that something wonderful happens when rain and sun finally get together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GLY

Krivak, Andrew

Summary: "In an Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain. They possess a few remnants of civilization: some books, a pane of glass, a set of flint and steel, a comb. The father teaches the girl how to fish and hunt, the secrets of the seasons and the stars. He is preparing her for an adulthood in harmony with nature, for they are the last two left. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KRI

Harmel, Kristin

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A coming-of-age story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis, until a secret from her past threatens everything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Ragnar Jonasson

Summary: "Teacher Wanted At the Edge of the World Una wants nothing more than to teach, but she has been unable to secure steady employment in Reykjavaik. Her savings are depleted, her love life is nonexistent, and she cannot face another winter staring at the four walls of her shabby apartment. Celebrating Christmas and ringing in 1986 in the remote fishing hamlet of Skaalar seems like a small price to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

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King, Stephen

Summary: In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. This sixteen-year-old misfit was forbidden everything that was young and fun by her fanatical mother. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: She possessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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

Vanderah, Glendy.

Summary: "In a moment of crisis, Ellis Abbey leaves her daughter, Viola, unattended - for just a few minutes. But when she returns, Viola is gone. A breaking point in an already fractured marriage, Viola's abduction causes Ellis to disappear as well - into grief, guilt, and addiction. Convinced she can only do more harm to her family, Ellis leaves her husband and young sons, burying her desperate ache...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

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Kerouac, Jack.

Summary: A young man searches for meaning, creates art, and grapples with fame as he traverses the stomping grounds of the Beat Generation-from Mexico City to Manhattan-in Jack Kerouac's semi-autobiographical novel This urgently paced yet deeply introspective novel closely tracks On the Road author Jack Kerouac's own life. Jack Duluoz journeys from the Cascade Mountains to San Francisco, Mexico City,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2016

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Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Raised in seclusion by fundamentalist grandparents who claim she is an evil product of her mother's sinful mistake, teenager Elle Edwards finally learns the truth about her conception and struggles with profound feelings of insecurity while pursuing a relationship with a vacationing boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2014

McMahon, Katharine.

Summary: The daughter of an eccentric chemist, young Emilie Selden is a scientist in an eighteenth-century world that dismisses female accomplishment, until an encounter with the temptations of the outside world lures her away from her home and her work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Zinna, Diane

Summary: "Lauren Cress teaches writing in the international program at a small college outside of Washington, D.C. In the classroom, she is poised, smart, and kind, well-liked by her students and colleagues. But in her personal life, Lauren is troubled and isolated. Still grappling with the sudden death of her parents ten years earlier, she exists at a remove from everyone around her, frozen in time as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Zinna 2020

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HYD

Honeyman, Gail.

2 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HON

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Honeyman 2017

Honeyman, Gail.

Summary: "Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC HON

Kent, Minka

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Ignorant of civilization and cautioned against its evils, nineteen-year-old Wren and her two sisters, Sage and Evie, were raised in off-the-grid isolation in a primitive cabin in upstate New York. When the youngest grows gravely ill, their mother leaves with the child to get help from a nearby town. And they never return. As months pass, hope vanishes. Supplies are low. Livestock are dying. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN

Thomas, Elisabeth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Catherine House is a school of higher learning like no other. Hidden deep in the woods of rural Pennsylvania, this crucible of reformist liberal arts study with its experimental curriculum, wildly selective admissions policy, and formidable endowment, has produced some of the world's best minds: prize-winning authors, artists, inventors, Supreme Court justices, presidents. For those lucky few...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Honeyman, Gail

Summary: A socially awkward, routine-oriented loner teams up with a bumbling IT guy from her office to assist an elderly accident victim, forging a friendship that saves all three from lives of isolation and secret unhappiness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC HYD

Smith, Zadie.

Summary: Describes the lives of four northwest Londoners trying to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smith 2012

Maksik, Alexander

Summary: An electrifying novel tracks a woman's journey from the horrors of Charles Taylor's Liberia to abject poverty and self-exile on a Greek island, where she must grapple with a haunted past and find a way back into human society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Maksik 2013

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: "They were a perfect family, golden and carefree--until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness. Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed. Kept on the top floor of their grandmother's vast mansion, their loving mother assures them it will be just for a little while. But as brutal days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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