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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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCoy, Shirlee

Summary: "For the Bradshaw brothers, coming back to their hometown is the last thing they wanted. But to cope with family tragedy, they're reuniting in Benevolence, Washington--a place of hope, caring, and ever-surprising love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Summary: In the final season of this popular series, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Laura Linney reprises her role as Cathy Jamison, who comes to a realization about her battle with skin cancer. Deciding to quit chemotherapy, Cathy finds peace and resolution with her husband, son and even her estranged father. With four one-hour episodes, Cathy's journey is filled with laughter, tears and poignancy- a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roper, Gayle G.

Summary: "Rachel Beiler loves her job as the teacher in her Amish community. She's obedient, humble, and compliant and tries to keep the ordnung to the best of her ability. But Rachel has a secret--something that could get her shunned if she's found out. She loves knowledge and yearns for a college education. After serving a dozen years in the Army, Rob Lanier has returned from Afghanistan. But now that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROP

Balogh, Mary

Summary: Camille Westcott, who has been declared illegitimate and without a title, moves to Bath to teach at an orphanage, where she meets artist Joel Cunningham, for whom she feels a mutual contempt until things take a passionate turn.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SIM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Simonson 2016

Eddings, Lexi

Summary: It's hard to be the new girl in town, especially around the holidays. But when the town is Coldwater Cove, Oklahoma, there are plenty of folks willing to welcome you--and lovingly meddle in your life . . . High school English teacher Angie Holloway has been in this little Ozark hamlet for a few years, but she still feels like an outsider. And with no family of her own and single to boot, she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDD

Jordan-Lake, Joy

Summary: "Told in alternating tales at once haunting and redemptive, A Tangled Mercy is a quintessentially American epic rooted in heartbreaking true events examining the harrowing depths of human brutality and betrayal, and our enduring hope for freedom and forgiveness." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JOR

Read, Cornelia.

Summary: Madeline Dare goes to work as a teacher at Santangelo Academy, a boarding school for emotionally disturbed teenagers in the Berkshires. Once there she finds a disturbing realm where students and teachers must follow the dean's bizarre therapies. She quickly discovers that many of her colleagues are devout followers of the dean. Maddie forms an unlikely alliance with a small group of rebellious...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2008

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

Rose, Karen

Summary: Special Agent Steven Thatcher has a lot on his hands. Not only is there a serial killer on the loose, stalking area high schools, but Steven's teenage son Brad is suddenly acting up and failing in school. His schoolteacher, Jenna Marshall, is also worried about Brad. As their conversations about the troubled teen increase and grow more intimate, Jenna and Steven soon find they're fallign for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Book Co. 2004

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

Allende, Isabel

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Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Woods, Sherryl

Summary: Sherryl Woods brings listeners two classic tales of the Devaneys. Brothers who are torn apart in childhood, and reunited by love. The titles are Michael's Discovery, and Patrick's Destiny.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wiggs, Susan.

Summary: When an estranged couple is killed in a tragic accident, strangers Lily Robinson and Sean McGuire are named the guardians of their three orphaned children and must find a way to become a family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Oke, Janette

Summary: "After teaching in a 1920s mining town in western Canada, Beth Thatcher no longer feels at home among her wealthy family in the East, and her heart is torn between two very different worlds"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oke 2015

Oke, Janette

Summary: "In the early 20th century, new schoolteacher Beth Thatcher is assigned a post in a remote mining community in Western Canada. There her courage--and her heart--will be tested in unexpected ways"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2014

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

Griffiths, Elly

Summary: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare's colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland's most famous story, "The Stranger," left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY GRI

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEW

Summary: When a new friend and co-worker begins a passionate affair with a male student, schoolteacher Barbara Covett decides to keep the affair secret as a means to manipulate her friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NOT

Carleton, Jetta.

Summary: "A novel of small-town love by Jetta Carleton, the author of the recently republished classic The Moonflower Vine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR