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Allende, Isabel

Summary: In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ALL

Crider, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2005

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Matthews, Carole

Summary: "Molly Baker is living her best life. Thirty-eight years old, she lives on the twenty-five-acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, surrounded by (mostly) four-legged friends and rolling hills. There's Anthony the anti-social sheep, Tina Turner the alpaca with attitude, and the definitely-not-miniature pig, Teacup. Molly runs the farm as an alternative school for kids who haven't thrived in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2019

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Goodman, Carol.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, past and present, with a wondrous novel inspired by the classic poem "Christmas Bells," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I heard the bells on Christmas Day/ Their old familiar carols play/ And wild and sweet/ The words repeat/Of peace on earth, good-will to men! In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2015

Spark, Muriel.

Summary: A teacher at a girls' school in Edinburgh, Scotland, Miss Jean Brodie was a woman of ideas, wit, and charm who had a lover. The students she chose as her special friends were called the "Brodie set." One of them would betray her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Classics 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPA

Quick, Amanda

Summary: Believing her four young orphan charges to be in mortal danger, tutor Concordia Glade places their safety in the hands of private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells, who endeavors to protect them from a notorious crime lord.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: Devastated by the death of his wife in a hit-and-run accident, Miles, deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, discovers new meaning in his life when he meets Sarah Andrews, a woman struggling to rebuild her own life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Sparks

Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: Devastated by the death of his wife in a hit-and-run accident, Miles, deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, discovers new meaning in his life when he meets Sarah Andrews, a woman struggling to rebuild her own life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2001

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Bertino, Marie-Helene.

Summary: "Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn't realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is about to have the most extraordinary day--and night--of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2014

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Bertino, Marie-Helene.

Summary: "As three lost souls search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life's endless possibilities over the course of one magical night"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

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Marshall, Catherine

Summary: "In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and tragedy, by the needs and unique strengths of two...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2017

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Hoag, Tami.

Summary: California, 1984. Detective Tony Mendez, fresh from a law enforcement course at FBI headquarters, is charged with discovering the identity of a brutal, calculating psychopath. His search pushes him ever deeper into the lives of three children, and closer to the young teacher whose interest in recent events becomes as intense as his own.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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Dunn, Scarlett

Summary: "Adelaide Langtry may not be as beautiful as her sisters, but she has determination to spare. She'll need it if she's to succeed as a schoolteacher in her old hometown and care for the three abandoned siblings she brought from Boston. In Whispering Pines, Addie hopes to establish an orphanage, but she must also contend with her past, including her outlaw brother, Frank. Orphaned as a boy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Hewson, David

Summary: Detective Nic Costa trails a serial killer who stalks and kills victims according to a heavenly play book--Catholic martyrs--leaving behind a trail of clues that read like bloddy chapters from "Lives of the Saints."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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Kingsbury, Karen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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Quick, Amanda.

Summary: Hired to teach four orphaned girls at remote, ramshackle Aldwick Castle, Miss Concordia Glade is pleased to find her pupils both eager and bright. Provided for by an unseen benefactor, they are surrounded at all times by hard-eyed guards in the guise of gardeners. During an investigation into a woman's death, private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself on the castle grounds -- and in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2005

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

Simonson, Helen.

Summary: Bestselling author Helen Simonson returns with a splendid historical novel full of the same wit, romance, and insight into the manners and morals of small-town British life as her beloved "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand." It's the summer of 1914 and life in the sleepy village of Rye, England is about to take an interesting turn. Agatha Kent is expecting an unusual candidate to be the school's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Quick, Amanda.

Summary: Believing her four young orphan charges to be in mortal danger, tutor Concordia Glade places their safety in the hands of private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells, who endeavors to protect them from a notorious crime lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

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Simonson, Helen

Summary: It's the summer of 1914 and life in the sleepy village of Rye, England is about to take an interesting turn. Agatha Kent is expecting an unusual candidate to be the school's Latin teacher: Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good breeding in search of a position after the death of her father. Agatha's nephews, meanwhile, have come to spend the summer months, as always, both with dreams of their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

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Herman, Michelle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MacAdam/Cage Pub. 2005

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Simonson, Helen.

Summary: Arriving in the village of Rye, England, in 1914, Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good family, becomes the first female teacher of Latin at the local school and falls in love with her sponsor's nephew.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Bender, Aimee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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Hedlund, Jody

Summary: Running from the mistakes of her past, Tessa Taylor heads to the uppermost reaches of Michigan, planning to serve as the new teacher of the children of miners. She quickly learns the town has requested a male teacher, but Percival Updegraff, superintendent and chief mine clerk, says she can stay through winter since it's too late to replace her. Tessa can't help but thank him and say she is in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2016

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