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Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Eleven-year-old Farah spends much of her summer trying to earn money to attend an enrichment camp at her new school, but someone is sabotaging her by taking down her fliers. Includes instructions for growing crystals and glossaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAR

Lee, Lyla

Summary: "Determined to go to an elite art camp, young Korean American girl Gigi Shin starts a tutoring club with her friends to make money, but when the first few sessions are chaotic, she wonders if she'll end up sacrificing more than she bargained for to achieve her dreams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sunmi

Summary: "Caroline Kim is feeling the weight of sophomore year. When she starts tutoring infamous senior Kimberly Park-Ocampo--a charismatic lesbian, friend to rich kids and punks alike--Caroline is flustered . . . but intrigued. Their friendship kindles and before they know it, the two are sneaking out for late-night drives, bonding beneath the stars over music, dreams, and a shared desire of getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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Costa, Mari

Summary: "High-school senior and notorious wallflower Hawkins finally works up the courage to remove her mascot mask and ask out her longtime crush: Regina Moreno, head cheerleader, academic overachiever, and all-around popular girl. There's only one teensy little problem: Regina is already dating Chloe Kitagawa, athletic all-star ... and middling English student. Regina sees a perfectly self-serving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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Shrum, Brianna R.

Summary: "Margo Zimmerman is gay, but she didn't know until now. An overachiever at heart, Margo is determined to ace her newly discovered gayness. All she needs is the right tutor. Abbie Sokoloff has her own gayness down to a science. But a flunking grade in US History is threatening her acceptance to her dream school. All she needs is the right tutor. Margo agrees to help Abbie get her history grade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2023

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

Akai, Higasa

Summary: "Heine's efforts to shape the princelings into worthy successors to the throne continue, but it seems that Bruno in particular is struggling with a bit of a crisis of conscience when it comes to his future. Can he live up to Heine's standards to remain his "apprentice"? More importantly, does he have the courage to carve out his own path?"-- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2017

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Akai, Higasa

Summary: "Prince Licht's fascination with coffee should come as no surprise given his affinity for his part-time job at the cafe, but when Leonhard suggests the bitter drink should be banned from the kingdom, can Lichie help him develop an appreciation...?"-- Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2018

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Desai, Kiran

Summary: In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

Castle, C. A.

Summary: Accepting a position as live-in tutor for the Edwards family, Brontë Ellis arrives at Greenwood Manor where he is welcomed into the household with warmth until a tragic fire reveals dark secrets smoldering under the surface of this once elegant estate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcove Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Upadhyay, Samrat.

Summary: A math teacher and tutor earning a low wage and living in a small apartment with his wife and children, Ramchandra becomes involved in an illicit affair with one of his students, Malati, a beautiful, impoverished young new mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC UPA

Gray, Shelley Shepard

Summary: "Aaron Coblentz has a secret: he's been studying to take the GED to get promoted at work. But he can't let his Amish family know, not when his older brother already left the faith just a year after getting baptized, practically crippling the family. When Aaron asks bookmobile librarian Sarah Anne Miller for some additional study guides, she does one better. She arranges for Kayla Kaufman to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Emerson, Kathy Lynn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perserverance Press/John Daniel & Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EME

Wickham, Madeleine

Summary: Realtor Marcus Witherstone knew the perfect tenants from London who would rent Liz and Jonathan Chambers old house: a glamorous PR girl, Ginny, and her almost-famous husband, Piers. But soon Liz is lost in blissful dreams of Marcus, Jonathan is left to run their business, and neither of them has time to notice that their teenage daughter is developing an unhealthy passion for the tenants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIC

Desai, Kiran

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hummel, Maria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUM

Rankin-Gee, Rosa.

Summary: "My name is Jude. And because of Law, Hey and the Obscure, they thought I was a boy."Jude is twenty-one when she flies in a private plane to Sark, a tiny carless Channel Island and the last place in Europe to abolish feudalism. She's been hired for the summer to tutor a rich local boy named Pip. But when Jude arrives, the family is unsettling. Pip is awkward, overly literal, and adamant he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAN

Austin, Finola

Summary: "Yorkshire, 1843: Lydia Robinson - mistress of Thorp Green Hall - has lost her precious young daughter and her mother within the same year. She returns to her bleak home, grief-stricken and unmoored. With her teenage daughters rebelling, her testy mother-in-law scrutinizing her every move, and her marriage grown cold, Lydia is restless and yearning for something more. All of that changes with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: When her substitute teacher realizes she is struggling in math, Judy is sent to a math tutor at the local college and soon is completely into the spirit of college life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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Bhuiyan, Tashie

Summary: Karina Ahmed's parents have a lot of rules, and for her it is worth it to follow those rules instead of her dreams. With her parents in Bangledesh for a month, she expects to relax those rules a bit, but when the guy she's tutoring says she's his girlfriend to cover up the fact that he's getting help with his schoolwork, that breaks a major rule in a major way that she's sure will end in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2021

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

Shreve, Anita.

Summary: Struggling to start over again after being divorced and widowed while still in her twenties, Sydney tutors the daughter of a wealthy couple during a New Hampshire summer but finds herself caught up in a bitter family squabble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2008

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Zeldis, Kitty

Summary: One rainy morning in June, two years after the end of World War II, a minor traffic accident brings together Eleanor Moskowitz and Patricia Bellamy. Their encounter seems fated: Eleanor, a teacher and recent Vassar graduate, needs a job. Patricia's difficult thirteen-year-old daughter Margaux, recovering from polio, needs a private tutor. Though she feels out of place in the Bellamys' rarefied...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZEL

Reilly, Grace

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "James - Football is my everything. I live, eat, breathe the sport. But when I transfer to McKee University to escape the distractions that nearly cost me my future in the NFL, I'm faced with another consequence: retake and pass the writing class I failed at my last college, or lose any chance I have at making it big. That's where fellow senior Beckett Wood -- gorgeous, stubborn, and just my...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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Marcott, Lindsay

Summary: "Jane has lost everything: job, mother, relationships, even her home. A friend calls to offer an unusual deal--a cottage above the crashing surf of Big Sur on the estate of his employer, Evan Rochester. In return, Jane will tutor his teenage daughter. She accepts. But nothing is quite as it seems at the Rochester estate. Though he's been accused of murdering his glamorous and troubled wife,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Barnett, Karen

Summary: "Vibrant historic Yellowstone National Park comes to life in this romantic mystery about a man hiding the truth, braving the west to become something more--and the woman who must confront his deception"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Barnett 2019

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