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Summary: As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOU

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SOU

Bayard, Louis

Summary: With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister-- and the family gas station. To keep a competitor at bay and keep her family out of foster care, Melia must come up with a father-- fast. When a hobo rolls out of a passing truck, Melia grabs opportunity by its beard. Can she convince the town that Hiram is her long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BAY

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to 7 children of an autocratic ex-naval captain. Her charm wins over the rebellious children and the unbending captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Sound 2002

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SOU

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: During the siege of Vicksburg, thirteen-year-old Claire Louise struggles with difficult choices when family and friends join opposing sides of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2009

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Throughout the hunt for the 39 Clues, Amy and Dan Cahill have uncovered history's greatest mysteries and their family's deadliest secrets. But are they ready to face the truth about the Cahills and the key to their unmatched power? After a whirlwind race that's taken them across five continents, Amy and Dan face the most the difficult challenge yet -- a task no Cahill dared to imagine. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HAD

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Haddix 2010

Angleberger, Tom.

Summary: The seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired Origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ANG

West, Kasie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Maddie is a hard working high school senior, waiting to hear from the colleges she applied to, when on a whim she buys a lottery ticket and wins; suddenly she is the center of everybody's attention, including her struggling family, and not necessarily in a good way--only Seth Nguyen, her charming coworker at the local zoo, seems oblivious to her luck, and Maddie is not sure whether telling him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2017

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Pichon, Liz

Summary: Tom Gates, a middle schooler who documents his eventful life in a humorous, illustrated journal, describes his adventures on a school field trip, an outing in which even his sister wants him to take part.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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

Griffin, James J.

Summary: "Texas, 1874. Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk is riding the El Paso Limited en route to a routine assignment ... until the train is wrecked and robbed. What at first appears to be an isolated train robbery leads him to a much larger plot to destroy the Texas and Pacific Railroad and puts a target on his back."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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

Dempsey, Kristy

Summary: Toddlers enjoy delicious treats as they help the reader learn to count to ten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2016

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Mann, Jennifer Ann

Summary: In this fictionalized biography, a teenage Maggie Higgins struggles to balance her responsibilities to her family, society's expectations for women, and her desire to pursue her education and plan for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2019

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

Barr, Nevada.

Summary: Working at Mt. Locust, a historic Mississippi plantation, park ranger Anna Pigeon comes upon the body of the brother of a local candidate for sheriff, and must deal with dark family secrets and political intrigue as she investigates the crime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BAR

Smith, Anne Warren

Summary: When her perfectionist classmate and neighbor plans an elaborate Thanksgiving dinner, Katie begins to wonder if the relaxed day she, her father, and her messy little brother usually enjoy means they are not a "real" family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2003

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J FIC SMI

Barr, Nevada.

Summary: Assigned to historic Mt. Locust, an old plantation and inn on Mississippi's Natchez Trace Parkway, Anna Pigeon finds a corpse in one of the inn's bedrooms. The body bears what looks like brutal scars from an S&M ritual and on the night table sits an open Bible with passages circled in red. When Anna learns that the deceased is the brother of a man running for local sheriff, her investigation...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M BAR

Lovell, Susan B.

Summary: "Nestled in the safe haven of The Sandpiper, a white-shingled cottage perched above the endless blue of Lake Michigan, Nina Judd has always been the guardian angel of the three Cameron women. Ellie Cameron, widowed mother. Kate, her perfect older daughter. Jamie, the screw-up. Kate and Jamie are sisters bound in loyalty by a secret oath--two bright young women full of life and promise until...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KRisSCroSS Press 2013

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Reynolds, Jason

Summary: "Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC REY

Barr, Nevada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BAR

Doeden, Matt

Summary: A choose-your-own-adventure in which the reader can proceed as a knight facing a female beast, explore the future with an android prince, or chase super-stardom in a modern version of the classic fairy tale. Includes a history of Beauty and the Beast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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Colfer, Chris

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Summary: Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Twelve-year-old Addison Jones would love to try out for the track team, and she knows that she is faster than the other girls, but her single mom is working two jobs and every day after school Addison has to take care of her little brother--without telling her mom Addison and her best friend, Sofia, work out a plan that will allow her to run, but soon the strain and guilt of lying to her mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Blount, Patty

Summary: Two years after she was raped, Ashley, now a high school junior and still struggling with everyday life, sees her family falling apart. Includes resources about sexualized violence and rape culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Angleberger, Tom

Summary: The seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ANG