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Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: It is 1970. "Bean" Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz is fifteen when their artistic mother Charlotte, a woman "who flees every place she's ever lived at the first sign of trouble," takes off to "find herself." She leaves her girls enough money for food to last a month or two. But when Bean gets home from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz board a bus from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Two motherless sisters--Bean and Liz--are shuttled to Virginia, where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that's been in their family for generations. When school starts in the fall, Bean easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the injustice of the adult world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Walls 2013

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.82 WAL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.82 WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALLS, JEANETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WALLS WAL

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother who runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tonadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wal

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Jeannette Walls unfolds the story of Lily Casey Smith. Born tough, Lily shoed her first horse at age six, moved to the western frontier at age fifteen, and soon learned to drive a car and fly an airplane. Always filled with adventure, Lily's life held witness to several disasters, heartbreaks, and wars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audioworks 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Walls, Jeannette.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spike 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 Walls

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Abandoned by their artist mother at the age of twelve, Bean and her older sister, Liz, are sent to live in the decaying antebellum mansion of their widowed uncle, where they learn the truth about their parents and take odd jobs to earn extra money beforean increasingly withdrawn Liz has a life-shattering experience.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Two motherless sisters--Bean and Liz--are shuttled to Virginia, where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that's been in their family for generations. When school starts in the fall, Bean easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the injustice of the adult world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WAL

Larson, Brie

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: A coming-of-age story of a girl living in a dysfunctional family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLA RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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