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Pie in the sky —Lai, Remy, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 11 items

Knowing very little English, eleven-year-old Jingwen feels like an alien when his family immigrates to Australia, but copes with loneliness and the loss of his father by baking elaborate cakes.

Word nerd —Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin, 1964-
Book
2008
13 available of 15 items

Twelve-year-old Ambrose strikes up a friendship with ex-convict Cosmo and they learn that they share a bond in that they both love Scrabble. Eventually, Cosmo takes Ambrose to a Scrabble club and it is there that Ambrose...

Saving Zasha —Barrow, Randi G.
Book
2011
18 available of 19 items

In 1945 Russia, those who own German shepherds are considered traitors, but thirteen-year-old Mikhail and his family are determined to keep the dog a dying man brought them, while his classmate Katia strives to learn his...

Confusion is nothing new —Acampora, Paul, author.
Book
2018
4 available of 7 items

Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her ...

Maybe he just likes you —Dee, Barbara, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 9 items

When boys in her class start touching seventh-grader Mila and making her feel uncomfortable, she does not want to tell her friends or mother until she reaches her breaking point.

And she was —Verdi, Jessica, author.
Book
2018
6 available of 6 items

When Dara finds her birth certificate, she is puzzled to find two strange names on it, but when her mother, Mellie, reveals that she is transgender and transitioned when Dara's biological mother died soon after Dara's bi...

Home in the woods —Wheeler, Eliza, author, illustrator.
Book
2019
0 available of 11 items

During the Great Depression six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mother find a tarpaper shack in the woods and, over the course of a year, turn it into a home. Based on the author's grandmother's childhood;...

A chair for my mother —Williams, Vera B.
Book
1982
10 available of 18 items

A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.

Prey —McDaniel, Lurlene.
Book
2008
17 available of 19 items

Told from their separate points of view, fifteen-year-old Ryan has a secret affair with his thirty-three-year-old history teacher at an Atlanta high school, and his best friend Honey becomes determined to uncover the rea...

The Penderwicks a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy —Birdsall, Jeanne.
Book On CD
2006
1 available of 2 items

While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

Running wild —Bledsoe, Lucy Jane, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 6 items

"When living in the Alaskan wilderness with her survivalist father becomes intolerable, 12-year-old Willa sets out on a journey of escape with her younger brothers"-- Provided by publisher.

Runner —Deuker, Carl.
Book
2005
4 available of 6 items

Living with his alcoholic father on a broken-down sailboat on Puget Sound has been hard on seventeen-year-old Chance Taylor, but when his love of running leads to a high-paying job, he quickly learns that the money is no...

Just another girl : a novel —Carlson, Melody.
Book
2009
19 available of 19 items

Sixteen-year-old Aster, caught between a self-absorbed older sister and a mentally-disabled younger one, yearns for a normal life and, with her first boyfriend's encouragement and trust in God, she begins to make things ...

The other, better me —John, Antony, 1972- author.
Book
2019
5 available of 6 items

Lola and Momma have always been a team of two. It hasn't always been easy for Lola, being one of the only kids she knows with just one parent around. And lately she's been feeling incomplete, like there's a part of herse...

The line tender —Allen, Kate, 1977- author.
Book
2019
5 available of 6 items

"Following a tragedy that further alters the course of her life, twelve-year-old Lucy Everhart decides to continue the shark research her marine biologist mother left unfinished when she died years earlier"-- Provided by...

My mom is so unusual —Loewen, Iris, 1951-
Book
1986
44 available of 44 items

A young girl is content about being in a single family home because she shares affection, humour, sometime anger and a whole lot of love with her mother.

Starting with Alice —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Book
2002
14 available of 16 items

After she, her older brother, and their father move from Chicago to Maryland, Alice has trouble fitting into her new third grade class, but with the help of some new friends and her own unique outlook, she survives.

Alice the brave —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Book
1995
10 available of 12 items

The summer before eighth grade, Alice tries to confront her fears, not the least of which is a fear of deep water.

Just under the clouds —Sarno, Melissa, author.
Book
2018
13 available of 17 items

Since her father's death, Cora, twelve, longs for a permanent home for herself, her special-needs sister, and their mother while navigating middle school and studying trees using her father's field notes.

Lovingly Alice —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Book
2004
10 available of 11 items

Fifth grade is tumultuous for Alice as she tries to help others through the many changes occurring at home and in school, including learning about sex when Rosalind gets her period and shares a book that explains what is...

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