Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Green, John

Summary: "Hazel, 16 ans, est atteinte d'un cancer. Son dernier traitement semble avoir arrêté l'évolution de la maladie, mais elle se sait condamnée. Bien qu'elle s'y ennuie passablement, elle intègre un groupe de soutien, fréquenté par d'autres jeunes malades. C'est là qu'elle rencontre Augustus, un garçon en rémission, qui partage son humour et son goût de la littérature. Entre les deux adolescents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH GRE

Adelaide, Debra.

Summary: When Delia Bennet - author and domestic advice columnist - is diagnosed with cancer, she knows it's time to get her house in order. Fresh, witty, deeply moving - and a celebration of love, family and that place we call home - this unforgettable story will surprise and delight the reader until the very last page.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clayton, Karen J.

Summary: "People often do not avail themselves of hospice care available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness, because they don't understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full six months available to them through Medicare and other insurance options. Demystifying Hospice describes, through stories,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 CLA

Feder, Tyler

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BEI

Green, John

Summary: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA PA FIC GRE

Handeland, Lori

Summary: "Frankie Sicari is roused from sleep late one night by a key rattling in the front door lock. It's her ex-husband, Charley Blackwell: a man she hasn't seen for nearly a quarter of a century. What's baffling is that Charley seems to think they are still married, and has no recollection of his current wife, Hannah. When medical tests reveal shocking findings, Frankie finds herself reluctantly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Ahern, Cecelia

Summary: "Seven years after her husband's death -- six since she read his final letter -- Holly Kennedy has moved on with her life. When Holly's sister asks her to tell the story of the "PS, I Love You" letters on her podcast -- to revisit the messages Gerry wrote before his death to read after his passing -- she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds. But after the episode airs, people...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHE

Helprin, Mark

Summary: Jules is confronted headlong and all at once by a series of challenges to his principles, livelihood, and home, forcing him to grapple with his complex past and find a way forward. He risks fraud to save his terminally ill infant grandson, matches wits with a renegade insurance investigator, is drawn into an act of savage violence, and falls deeply, excitingly in love with a young cellist a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

MacDonald, Patricia J.

Summary: "Ever since her best friend Molly was murdered fifteen years before, Blair Butler has returned to her small hometown in the Pocono mountains as seldom as possible. Now she has been summoned home to see her terminally ill sister one last time--only for Celeste to make a shocking deathbed confession. Is it really true that the wrong man has spent fifteen years in jail for a crime he didn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

Matson, Morgan.

Summary: "Taylor Edwards' family might not be the closest-knit--everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled--but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains. Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ferrer, Gustavo

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When we are thrust into the role of caregiver for a loved one who is in the process of dying, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Yet it's a situation millions of us face every year with virtually no sort of preparation or guidance. With Graceful Exit, Dr. Gustavo Ferrer offers an all-in-one resource for anyone tasked with managing the end-of-life care of a loved one" -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 FER

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Vicki, a young music-school dropout struggling to make sense of her aimless life, becomes the primary caretaker for her dying ninety-year-old father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD La

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: The inspiring and extraordinary true story of the Teague family: journalist Matt, his vibrant wife Nicole and their two young daughters, and how their lives are upended by Nicole's heartbreaking diagnosis of terminal cancer. As Matt's responsibilities as caretaker and parent become increasingly overwhelming, the couple's best friend Dane Faucheux offers to come and help out. As Dane puts his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE OUR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ou

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: The heart-wrenching true story of Dr. Anne Turner, who decides that she will take her own life after she is diagnosed with an incurable neurological disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: "Set in the small California coastal town of Miramar Bay, a dying young man, Lucas Quarterfield, must say goodbye to the woman he loves. Almost fifty years later through unusual circumstances he receives as second chance to be near the only woman he ever wanted"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Kane, Jeff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSan Francisco 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 KAN

Russo, Richard

Summary: "A best-selling and beloved author, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody's Fool, his third novel, his first great success. The irresistible Sully, who in the intervening years has come by some unexpected good fortune, is now staring down a VA cardiologist's estimate that he only has a year or two left, and he's busy as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC RUS

Summary: Battling a fatal illness, Kathryn abandons her busy career as a lawyer and vows to spend her limited time piecing her broken family back together. However, she is not prepared for the tidal wave of hatred and love that she creates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trinity Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer, who after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife and school chancellor, and the delight of his students, Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PRO

Goldblatt, Amanda

Summary: For ten years, Denny's father has battled cancer. The drawn-out loss has forged Denny into a dazed, antisocial young woman. On the clock, she works as a lab tech, readying fruit flies for experimentation. In her spare time, only her parents, an aggressively kind best friend, and her blowhard imaginary pal Gene--who she knows isn't real--ornament her stale days in the DC suburbs. Now her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Baggott, Julianna

Summary: "A tale of star-crossed love and of the dark secrets in a fracturing family told in four distinct voices: the mysterious Harriet, who, until now, has never revealed the secrets of her past; her fiery, overprotective daughter, Eleanor; and her two grown granddaughters, Tilton and Ruth"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chiarella, Jessica

Summary: "A debut novel about four previously terminally ill people who must grapple with the reality of reentering their lives after being granted genetically perfect copies of their former bodies, and the unimaginable consequences and entanglements that follow."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Back to Top