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3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: For their summer vacation, twelve-year-old twins Dipper and Mabel Pines travel to the fictitious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon to spend the summer with their Great Uncle Stan Pines (often shortened to Grunkle Stan), who runs a tourist trap called the 'Mystery Shack'. Things are not what they seem in this small town, and with the help of a mysterious journal that Dipper finds in the forest, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2018

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Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: Sixth-grader Theo leaves everything behind to live with his Uncle Chester, a Vietnam War veteran and loner, in Destiny, Florida, but he is drawn to play the piano in Miss Sister's dance school and soon makes friends with the feisty Anabel, a baseball fanatic who invites Theo to help solve a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCA

Willink, Jocko

Summary: Marc hopes that his Uncle Jake can help him turn around his terrible summer, which he has to spend at camp with Nathan James, who is mean and annoying, while longing for a fancy new bike his parents will not buy him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Willink 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Wil

Leonard, M. G. (Maya Gabrielle)

Summary: Darkus Cuttle has taken care of his father ever since his mother died, but one day his father vanished from a locked vault at the Natural History Museum, and now he lives with his eccentric uncle--but one day he finds a large and unusually intelligent and self-aware beetle, and soon he and his two friends are caught up in a struggle to protect an intelligent super species of beetles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LEO

Summary: This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

McDonald, Kirsten

Summary: It is the first snow of the season, and Tío Alex comes over to play with the twins, and cook them a special secret surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MCD

Doig, Ivan.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for "female trouble" in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)

Summary: After getting in trouble yet again, popular high school senior Liam, who never seems to live up to his wealthy father's expectations, is sent to live in a trailer park with his gay "glam-rocker" uncle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GOI

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: "Rancid rat hairs! I'd been spending so much money lately, I had none left in the bank! Even worse, when my grandfather found out, he sent me off to Moldy Manor. There, miserly Uncle Stingysnout would teach me to be better at saving. How terrible! Could I learn to be less wasteful without going crazy?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STI

Doig, Ivan.

Summary: "In the spirit of The Bartender's Tale, a lively and poignant coming-of-age story about a boy and his great-uncle on a cross-country odyssey. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DOI

Whitehead, Kathy

Summary: A boy gets a big surprise when the low riders take part in the Independence Day parade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHI

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: "Following the tragic death of her father on her eighteenth birthday, India Stoker ... meets Charlie ..., her charismatic uncle, whom she never knew existed. When Charlie moves in with India and her unstable mother..., both are drawn to his charming and calming demeanor. But it soon becomes clear that Charlie's arrival was no coincidence, and that the shocking secrets of his past could affect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Stoker 2013

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER STO

Child, Lauren.

Summary: When her Uncle Ted, the fireman, comes to stay with Clarice and her brothers and sister while her mother is away, things get somewhat hectic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHI

Yep, Laurence.

Summary: A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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

Summary: An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Studios 2017

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

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAN RATED R

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Barker, Michelle

Summary: "Life in East Germany in the early 1980's is very hard for Lena following the death of her parents and the sudden disappearance and consequent erasure of her uncle's existence by the secret service police, the Stasi. Lena is determined to unearth what happened to her beloved uncle."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2018

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

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Garlick, Nicholas

Summary: His mother left three years ago, so when twelve-year-old Flip's thieving father dies he goes to live with his stern and hostile uncle on the remote Dutch island of Mossum; there he works on the farm, dreams of his mother coming to get him, deals with thelocal bullies, and his only "friend' is a strange, mute girl whom he thinks of as the ghost girl--until he rescues a horse from the stormy sea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House, Scholastic Inc. 2017

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

Hautman, Pete

Summary: In a far distant future, Tucker Feye and the inscrutable Lia find themselves atop a crumbling pyramid in an abandoned city. In present-day Hopewell, Tucker's uncle Kosh faces armed resistance and painful memories as he attempts to help a terrorized woman named Emma, who is being held captive by a violent man. And on a train platform in 1997, a seventeen-year-old Kosh is given an instruction...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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

Lindsey, Johanna.

Summary: The charisma between Melissa MacGregor and Lincoln Burnett is undeniable from the moment they meet. Melissa's uncles, however, detest Lincoln and go to great lengths to keep the two lovers apart. Their love endures nonetheless, and after passing test after test, their romance may very well end happily.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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

Willink, Jocko

Summary: Fifth grade was the worst year of Marc's life. He stunk at gym class, math was too hard for him, the school lunch was horrible, and his class field trip was ruined because he couldn't swim. But what was most awful thing about fifth grade? Kenny Williamson, the class bully, who calls himself the 'King of the Jungle.' When Marc's mother tells him that his Uncle Jake is coming to stay for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish / Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Willink 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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McDonald, Kirsten

Summary: For twins Carlos and Carmen, Uncle Alex's big green surprise turns into the best backyard camping experience ever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MCD

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