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Summary: Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. One day, at a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIT

Laditan, Bunmi

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: There are good moms and bad moms, and then there are hot-mess moms. Introducing Ashley Keller, career girl turned stay-at-home mom who's trying to navigate the world of Pinterest-perfect, Facebook-fantastic, and Instagram-impressive mommies but failing miserably. When Ashley gets the opportunity to participate in the 'Motherhood Better' bootcamp run by the mommy-blog-empire maven she idolizes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Laditan 2017

Carpenter, Shannon

Summary: "A practical guide for modern-day parenting geared towards stay-at-home dads, offering advice on everything from learning to cook and clean with children, to dealing with mental health and relationships, with the easygoing perspective that dads can use their natural talents to parent any way that they choose to. The Ultimate Stay-At-Home Dad manual takes the best advice and wisdom from a dads...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Life 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 CAR

Rayburn, James

Summary: "Agents of the state murdered his wife and took his son. Now they're coming for Danny Ash. Framed as a terrorist, the mild-mannered stay-at-home dad, desperate to find his child, has to evade both law enforcement and killers in the pay of shadowy vulture capitalist Victor Fabian, whose influence reaches deep into the White House. Fabian, battling political enemies and the creeping dementia that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAY

Lender, Stacey

Summary: Priced out of Manhattan, Jessica, Aaron and their daughters move to the one place they swore they would never go: the suburbs. But to her surprise, life in the commuter belt makes a great first impression.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: Nick Russo, pediatric plastic surgeon and husband of Tessa, a stay-at-home mom, is called in to treat a six-year-old burn victim; but as he becomes involved in the case, he also finds himself attracted to the child's mother, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gif

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Giffin 2010

Hannah, Kristin.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Jude Farraday is a happily married, stay-at-home mom who puts everyone's needs above her own. Her twins, Mia and Zach, are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill enters their lives, no one is more supportive than Jude. A former foster child with a dark past, Lexi quickly becomes Mia's best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable. But senior year of high...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Schlessinger, Laura.

Summary: Dr. Laura, building on principles developed during her long career as a licensed marriage and family therapist, provides a wealth of advice and support, as well as compassion and inspiration, to women as they navigate the wonders and struggles of being stay-at-home moms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 SCH

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: When plastic surgeon Nick Russo takes the case of a six-year-old burn victim, he becomes attracted to the boy's mother, Valerie. As his relationship with Valerie grows, Nick's marriage to Tessa, a well-educated professor turned housewife, starts to fall apart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD FIC Giffin

Giffin, Emily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GIF

Hannah, Kristin.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After a string of foster homes and the death of her heroin-addict mother, Lexi Baill is taken in by a newly discovered great-aunt who lives a spartan life near Seattle. Lexi soon meets Mia and her loving twin brother, Zach. The friendship flourishes, and Mia's mother draws Lexi into the family circle. A slowly growing attraction between Zach and Lexi begins, but then Lexi, Mia, and Zach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAN

Hannah, Kristin.

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: After a string of foster homes and the death of her heroin-addict mother, Lexi Baill is taken in by a newly discovered great-aunt who lives a spartan life near Seattle. Lexi soon meets Mia and her loving twin brother, Zach. The friendship flourishes, and Mia's mother draws Lexi into the family circle. A slowly growing attraction between Zach and Lexi begins, but then Lexi, Mia, and Zach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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Westervelt, Amy

Summary: Examines the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women whether or not they have children, and calls for changes in workplace policies, cultural norms, and personal attitudes about motherhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 WES

Schlessinger, Laura.

Summary: The syndicated radio host draws on the principles developed during her career as a family therapist to challenge popular beliefs about the contributions of stay-at-home mothers, in a tribute that offers insight into why she strongly supports the practice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 SCH

Morales, Alana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 MOR

Gordon, Rachel Singer.

Summary: Mashup Mom is a widely read blogger who combines high and low-tech strategies from multiple sources to help readers achieve financial objectives. She presents the tips and tools you need to "mash up" your own defense against tough economic times.--[book cover]

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CyberAge Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 GOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.8 Gordon 2010

Gross, Gwendolen

Summary: The tensions between two next-door neighbors--Amanda, an editor for a large New York publisher, and Thea, a stay-at-home mother of three--come to a head when disaster forces Amanda to seek refuge with Thea and dead animals begin appearing on Thea's doorstep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Estreich, George.

Summary: The author discusses the raising of his daughter, Laura Estreich, with Down syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESTREICH, GEORGE EST

Summary: In 1925's historic great race of mercy, a group of brave mushers travel 700 miles to save the small children of Nome, Alaska from a deadly epidemic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROM

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quo 2008

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRI

Summary: Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BEN

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