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Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for. She has everything she needs, but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Ever since she got pregnant in her freshman year, Emoni Santiago's life has been about making tough decisions. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen. Even though she dreams of working as a chef after she graduates, Emoni knows that it's impossible. Yet once Emoni starts cooking, her only choice is to let her talent break free.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

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Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: "Teen mother Emoni Santiago struggles with the challenges of finishing high school and her dream of working as a chef." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Harvey, Kristy Woodson.

Summary: " A moving debut novel about two mothers-one biological and one adoptive-from a compelling new voice in Southern women's fiction. One baby girl. Two strong Southern women. And the most difficult decision they'll ever make. Frances "Khaki" Mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan-everything except the second child she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Trade 2015

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Harvey, Kristy Woodson.

Summary: A moving debut novel about two mothers-one biological and one adoptive-from a compelling new voice in Southern women's fiction. One baby girl. Two strong Southern women. And the most difficult decision they'll ever make. Frances "Khaki" Mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan-everything except the second child she has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media Inc 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAR

Kubica, Mary

Summary: Heidi Wood has always been a charitable woman: she works for a nonprofit and takes in stray cats. Still, her husband and daughter are horrified when Heidi returns home one day with a young woman named Willow and her four-month-old baby in tow. Disheveled and apparently homeless, this girl could be a criminal--or worse. But despite her family's objections, Heidi invites Willow and the baby to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: CD FIC KUB

Kubica, Mary

Summary: She sees the teenage girl on the train platform, standing in the pouring rain, clutching an infant in her arms. She boards a train and is whisked away. But she can't get the girl out of her head... Heidi Wood has always been a charitable woman: she works for a nonprofit, takes in stray cats. Still, her husband and daughter are horrified when Heidi returns home one day with a young woman named...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KUB

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: "Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for; they've given Cass a life she wouldn't trade for the world. She has everything she needs--but she has questions, too. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can't answer, no matter how much they love her. But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Michaels, Fern.

Summary: At seventeen, Rosalind Townsend finds herself pregnant and alone. Her father, deeply religious yet cruel, throws her out of the house. Nick Pemberton, her baby's father and the man she naively hoped to marry, rejects her. Yet even at the lowest point in her life, Rosalind vows to succeed on her own terms, and to give her son, Will, all the love and happiness she's been denied.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Michaels 2010

Dietrich, Sean

Summary: "When two Depression-era migrant workers, Paul and Vern, find an abandoned baby in the woods, they take it upon themselves to care for the mysterious child. When fifteen-year-old Marigold, reviled by her family after an unwanted pregnancy, loses her babyin the forest, her whole world is painted black. She's still fraught with despair when she discovers what seems to be a miraculous power within...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIE

Jenoff, Pam

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jenoff 2017

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep. When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Jen

Goodman, Joanna

Summary: In 1950s Quebec, where the French and English barely tolerate each other, Maggie Hughes falls for the French boy next door. But Maggie's English father won't have any of it, and when she becomes pregnant at fifteen, he forces her to give baby Elodie up for adoption. Elodie is raised in Quebec's impoverished orphanage system, withstanding abysmal treatment until she earns her freedom at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GOO

Hyde, Catherine Ryan.

Summary: Pearl was thirteen when she got pregnant and accidentally kills the father who is a police officer. She goes on the run for the next five years, but is forced by a cop to confront what she did. She leaves her son with a neighbor and never returns.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2006

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Thomas, Abigail.

Summary: Virginia and Buddy have to get married in the summer of 1960 when they learn she is expecting a baby, but they quickly realize they do not know each other at all and the course of their love is not helped by the constant presence of Buddy's old flame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

McCann, Colum

Summary: A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCann 2009

McCann, Colum

Summary: A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2009

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Glines, Abbi

Summary: After being away for two years, Riley Young returns to Lawton, Alabama, with her fifteen-month-old daughter to help take care of her grandmother who has Alzheimers, even though it means she has to face the lies that forced her to leave town in the first place and a blossoming friendship with the high school football star Brady Higgens, who is dealing with his own family problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GLI

Wilson, Kevin

Summary: When Isabelle Poole meets Dr. Preston Grind, she's fresh out of high school, pregnant with her art teacher's baby, and totally on her own. Izzy knows she can be a good mother but without any money or relatives to help, she's left searching. Dr. Grind, an awkwardly charming child psychologist, has spent his life studying family, even after tragedy struck his own. Now, with the help of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Leavitt, Caroline.

Summary: Abandoned by her boyfriend and at odds with her parents for choosing open adoption, Sara, a sixteen-year-old honor student, is sustained by her relationship with her daughter's adoptive parents until they become threatened by her increasing obsession with the baby and make a decision that has devastating consequences for everyone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEA

Sapphire

Summary: A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goodman, Joanna

Summary: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility--much like Maggie Hughes' parents. Maggie's English-speaking father has ambitions for his daughter that don't include marriage to the poor French boy on the next farm over. But Maggie's heart is captured by Gabriel Phénix. When she becomes pregnant at fifteen, her parents force her to give baby Elodie up for...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Goodman 2018

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: True has a singular path: to be the greatest soccer player of her generation. But to realize her dream, she’ll need to make the Under-17 National Team, then the Residency Program, and the ultimate: the US Women’s National Team. Otherwise she can say goodbye to the Women’s World Cup. And True will do whatever it takes to be the top girl on the field. True has to stay focused because her family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Delinsky, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

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