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Chapman, Gary D.

Summary: "Learn how to create a loving and safe environment amidst the unique challenges of a blended family in this new book from Ron Deal and bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages®, Gary Chapman"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northfield Publishing 2020

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

Deal, Ron L.

Summary: "Stepfamily expert addresses key concerns and practical issues facing every stepfamily"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2014

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

Papernow, Patricia L.

Summary: Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships draws on current research, a wide variety of clinical modalities, and thirty years of clinical work with stepfamily members to describe the special challenges stepfamilies face. The book presents the concept of "stepfamily architecture" and the five challenges it creates, and delineates three different levels of strategies-psychoeducation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2013

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

Foley, Jessie Ann

Summary: Mia is officially a Troubled Teen--she gets bad grades, drinks too much, and has probably gone too far with too many guys. But she doesn't realize how out of control she seems until she is taken from her home in the middle of the night and sent away to Red Oak Academy, a therapeutic girls' boarding school in the middle of nowhere. While there, Mia is forced to confront her painful past at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Meriano, Anna

Summary: Vegan feminist Ellen Lopez-Rourke has one muggy Houston summer left before college. When she is grounded for the entire summer by her (sometimes) evil stepmother, all her plans are thrown out the window. Ellen convinces her parents to let her join the local muggle Quidditch team. An all-gender, full-contact game, Quidditch isn't quite what Ellen expects. There's no flying, no magic, just a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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

Baker, E. D.

Summary: Eight-year-old Maggie finds it harder each day to get along with her stepmother and stepsiblings, but a talking fish promises to grant a wish if she will free him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Baker 2017

Hapka, Cathy

Summary: Meet Sofia, a little girl who lives a rather ordinary life. But everything changes when her mother, Miranda, marries the king. Overnight, Sofia becomes a princess, moves into the castle, gains a step-brother, a step-sister... and the ability to talk to her new animal friends thanks to a magical amulet! Now, life is anything but ordinary for Sofia the First!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAP

Jackson, Tiffany D.

Summary: The phantoms of her old life keep haunting Marigold, but a move with her newly blended family from their California beach town to the Midwestern city of Cedarville might be the fresh start she needs. Her mom has accepted a new job with the Sterling Foundation that comes with a free house, one that Mari now has to share with her bratty ten-year-old stepsister, Piper. The renovated home on Maple...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Williamson, Victoria

Summary: "A straight-talking but uplifting story about a boy living with ADHD and the sparks that fly when he moves in with his perfectionist step-sister..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kelpies, an imprint of Floris Books 2019

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

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Olivia for a school project and learns about her life with her stepfamily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

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

Summary: Set in an early nineteenth-century, gossip-driven English town, seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson faces a world of change when her long-widowed physician father remarries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIV

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc. 2010

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

Leary, Ann

Summary: "Four adult step-children must come to terms with their legacy and the family myths they've built their lives upon"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: "Ivy was Anne the librarian's doll when she was a young girl. But now she has moved to Anne's library to be its newest Book Buddy--a toy that can be checked out just like a book. Ivy isn't sure she wants to be borrowed, though. She'd rather go back to just being Anne's favorite toy. Fern, a child who visits the library with her stepfamily, also wishes things could go back to the way they were,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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Meyer, Marissa

Summary: As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2020

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

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHA

Smith, Roland

Summary: "The president's daughter has been kidnapped by the elusive and lethal Ghost Cell. Quest (Q) and Angela are in hot pursuit with vicious winds and blinding rain thwarting them at every turn. It's a desperate high stakes chase"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2012

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Summary: Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, we meet Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly transforms when her mother marries the king and she becomes a princess. Sofia must learn to navigate the extraordinary life of royalty while holding onto her own hopes and dreams. Her journey to be the best she can be also paves the way for those around her to realize how special they each are....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juvenile So

Summary: Suburban veterinarian Danny Trevanion moves his new family from Bristol to South Africa to start a game park; includes all six episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIL

Deal, Ron L.

Summary: "If you are considering remarriage and want to do everything you can to ensure a happy and fulfilling union, Preparing to Blend from blended-family expert Ron L. Deal offers premarital counsel about how to prepare to blend family relationships, parenting, finances, rituals, and daily routines so that you can build a strong life together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2021

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

Glines, Abbi

Summary: "Just when Blaire allowed herself to fall for her stepbrother, Rush, he revealed a life-altering secret so devastating that she couldn't forgive him. Unable to face him again, Blaire leaves the promise of true love behind in Rosemary Beach and returns to the comforts of her small town in Alabama, wanting nothing more than to put the summer behind her. But unexpected news complicates Blaire's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GLI

Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "Jen moves out to the country and has to put up with her mom and her mom's new boyfriend, as well as his kids. Suddenly part of a larger family in a new place, Jen isn't sure there is a place for her in this different world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RH Graphic 2020

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Muñoz Ledo, Norma

Summary: Susi tiene 16 años, una mejor amiga, un primer amor, un papá ausente, una mamá con quien pelea, un aspirante a padrastro al que odia, una abuela amorosa y cuatro mascotas a quienes considera sus hijos. Un día, la vida de Susi da un vuelco inesperado: su madre sufre un accidente y el diagnóstico del médico {u2014}fractura hendida de cráneo{u2014} se traduce como ?Por el momento, está en coma?....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editorial Santillana 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH MUN

O'Connor, Anne

Summary: A guide to navigating the sometimes dangerous waters of "stepfamilies" uses interviews with hundreds of people to explain why some strategies work better than others to build dynamic new family structures and relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe 2003

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

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