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  • Sammy Keyes and the search for Snake Eyes [downloadable ebook]

    Sammy Keyes and the search for Snake Eyes2002

    by Wendelin Van Draanen

    (1,917)

    Summary: When thirteen-year-old Sammy finds herself with an abandoned baby on her hands, she sets out to find the young mother, who may belong to a gang, and accidentally jeopardizes her position on the softball team.

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  • Jackie's jokes [downloadable ebook]

    Jackie's jokes2009

    by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

    (567)

    Summary: April Fools' Day is long and hard for the third-grade Huit octuplets, but it is nothing compared to the challenges of Tax Day, through which Jackie discovers her special power and gift and learns more about their parents' mysterious disappearance.

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  • Zinnia's zaniness [downloadable ebook]

    Zinnia's zaniness2011

    by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

    (473)

    Summary: With the arrival of August, Zinnia, the youngest of the Huit octuplets, eagerly anticipates getting her power and gift, both of which hold big surprises that are revealed to the sisters on their eighth birthday.

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  • The murmur of bees

    The murmur of bees2019

    by Sofía Segovia

    (40,133)

    Summary: From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some...  more »

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    Call #: F SEGOVIA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Not her daughter

    Not her daughter2018

    by Rea Frey

    (4,072)

    Summary: Emma Townsend lives with her cruel mother and clueless father, retreating into her own world of quiet and solitude. When a chance encounter with Emma presents itself, Sarah Walker takes her. Has Emma...  more »

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    Call #: F FREY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The home for unwanted girls : a novel

    The home for unwanted girls : a novel2018

    by Joanna Goodman

    (40,726)

    Summary: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility--much like Maggie Hughes' parents. Maggie's English-speaking father has ambitions for his daughter that don't include...  more »

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    Call #: F GOODMAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The home for unwanted girls [eBook] : a novel

    The home for unwanted girls : a novel2018

    by Joanna Goodman

    (40,913)

    Summary: In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate each other with precarious civility--much like Maggie Hughes' parents. Maggie's English-speaking father has ambitions for his daughter that don't include...  more »

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  • Blue Monday

    Blue Monday2012

    by Nicci French

    Series: Frieda Klein Series

    (20,200)

    Summary: Frieda Klein is a solitary, incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London. She believes that the world...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRENCH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lock and key [downloadable audiobook]

    Lock and key2008

    by Sarah Dessen

    (146,588)

    Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how...  more »

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  • Lock and key [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Lock and key / a novel2008

    by Sarah Dessen

    (146,590)

    Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how...  more »

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  • Vicious cycle : an intervention novel

    Vicious cycle : an intervention novel2011

    by Terri Blackstock

    Series: Intervention Series

    (2,782)

    Summary: When fifteen-year-old Lance Covington finds the abandoned baby of a drug addict, he is accused of kidnapping, and his mother Barbara looks for help from her old lover, Kent Harlan.

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    Call #: F BLACKSTOCK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Made in the U.S.A.

    Made in the U.S.A.2008

    by Billie Letts

    (6,869)

    Summary: "Billie Letts takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the best and worst of America's heartland as she tells a story of two abandoned children desperately searching for people to call family and a place to call home"--Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: F LETTS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The one safe place

    The one safe place2015

    by Tania Unsworth

    (2,100)

    Summary: In a near future world of heat, greed, and hunger, Devin earns a coveted spot in a home for abandoned children that promises unlimited food and toys and the hope of finding a new family, but Devin...  more »

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    Call #: YA F UNSWORTH

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Warlight

    Warlight2018

    by Michael Ondaatje

    (40,615)

    Summary: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, are seemingly abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an...  more »

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    Call #: F ONDAATJE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The painted bird

    The painted bird1976

    by Jerzy Kosinski

    (23,103)

    Summary: A young boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, wonders alone from one village to another in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe.

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    Call #: F KOSINSKI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Broken bones

    Broken bones2017

    by Angela Marsons

    Series: Detective Kim Stone Mysteries - #7

    (7,491)

    Summary: Detective Kim Stone and her team are confronted with pursuing a serial killer preying on prostitutes and the mystery surrounding an abandoned newborn baby.

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    Call #: F MARSONS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jellicoe Road

    Jellicoe Road2008

    by Melina Marchetta

    (48,017)

    Summary: Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia.

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    Call #: YA F MARCHETTA

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lucky us : a novel

    Lucky us : a novel2014

    by Amy Bloom

    (16,613)

    Summary: Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island.

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    Call #: F BLOOM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wildflower ridge

    Wildflower ridge2020

    by Sherryl Woods

    Series: And Baby Makes Three

    (246)

    Summary: In "Natural Born Lawman," deputy Justin Adams meets single mother Patsy Longhorn when she tries to steal some medicine for her sick son. In "The Unclaimed Baby," Sharon Adams and Cord Branson dream of a family while caring for an abandoned baby.

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    Call #: F WOODS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leaving Lucy Pear

    Leaving Lucy Pear2016

    by Anna Solomon

    (2,481)

    Summary: Inadvertently reunited with the daughter she secretly abandoned and the girl's Irish Catholic adoptive mother during the height of the Prohibition era, the adult daughter of a Jewish industrialist...  more »

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    Call #: F SOLOMON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wake the dawn [large print]

    Wake the dawn2013

    by Lauraine Snelling

    Series: Dakota Plains Series

    (654)

    Summary: When a natural disaster threatens to destroy lives in the small mountain town of Pineville, Minnesota, Doctor Esther Hanson struggles to help her patients without giving in to overwhelming emotions...  more »

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    Call #: LP F SNELLING

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leaving Lucy Pear [large print]

    Leaving Lucy Pear2016

    by Anna Solomon

    (2,481)

    Summary: "A novel about the entangled lives of two women in 1920s New England, both mothers to the same unforgettable girl." -- Provided by publisher

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F SOLOMON

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic lessons

    Magic lessons2020

    by Alice Hoffman

    Series: Practical Magic Novels - #0.5

    (27,485)

    Summary: Where does the story of the Owens bloodline begin? With Maria Owens, in the 1600s, when she's abandoned in a snowy field in rural England as a baby. Under the care of Hannah Owens, Maria learns about...  more »

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    Call #: F HOFFMAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Magic lessons [eBook]

    Magic lessons2020

    by Alice Hoffman

    (26,896)

    Summary: Where does the story of the Owens bloodline begin? With Maria Owens, in the 1600s, when she's abandoned in a snowy field in rural England as a baby. Under the care of Hannah Owens, Maria learns about...  more »

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  • Where the crawdads sing [eAudio]

    Where the crawdads sing2018

    by Delia Owens

    (1,358,015)

    Summary: "For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase...  more »

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  • Where the crawdads sing [CD book]

    Where the crawdads sing2018

    by Delia Owens

    (1,374,292)

    Summary: "For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F OWENS

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Where the crawdads sing [large print]

    Where the crawdads sing2018

    by Delia Owens

    (1,370,152)

    Summary: "For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F OWENS

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • Where the crawdads sing
    Staff Pick

    Where the crawdads sing2018

    by Delia Owens

    (1,355,503)

    Summary: "For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase...  more »

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    Call #: F OWENS

    Locations: Adult Fiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 6 of 10 details

  • Warlight [eBook]

    Warlight2018

    by Michael Ondaatje

    (40,726)

    Summary: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, are seemingly abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an...  more »

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  • Warlight [eAudio] : a novel

    Warlight : a novel2018

    by Michael Ondaatje

    (40,726)

    Summary: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, are seemingly abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an...  more »

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  • Warlight [Playaway] : a novel

    Warlight : a novel2018

    by Michael Ondaatje

    (40,786)

    Summary: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, are seemingly abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F ONDAATJE

    Location: Adult Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Murder in Chelsea

    Murder in Chelsea2013

    by Victoria Thompson

    Series: Gaslight Mystery Series

    (4,012)

    Summary: "Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope's Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine's...  more »

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    Call #: F THOMPSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A borrowing of bones

    A borrowing of bones2018

    by Paula Munier

    Series: Mercy And Elvis Series - #1

    (2,495)

    Summary: After their last deployment, when she got shot, her fiance, Martinez, got killed, and his bomb-sniffing dog, Elvis, got depressed, soldier Mercy Carr and Elvis were both sent home, with her late...  more »

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    Call #: F MUNIER

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect daughter

    The perfect daughter2021

    by Daniel Palmer

    (3,789)

    Summary: Grace never dreamt she'd visit her teenaged daughter Penny in the locked ward of a decaying state psychiatric hospital, charged with the murder of a stranger. There was not much question of her...  more »

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    Call #: F PALMER

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What came before he shot her [CD book]

    What came before he shot her2006

    by Elizabeth George (read by Charles Keating)

    (8,481)

    Summary: In North Kensington three orphaned mixed-race children are bounced from one home to another. The middle child Joel takes care of the youngest, Toby, who isn't quite right. When a local gang threatens...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK F GEORGE

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What came before he shot her

    What came before he shot her2006

    by Elizabeth George

    Series: Inspector Lynley Series

    (8,481)

    Summary: In North Kensington three orphaned mixed-race children are bounced from one home to another. The middle child Joel takes care of the youngest, Toby, who isn't quite right. When a local gang threatens...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GEORGE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The storied life of A. J. Fikry [CD book]

    The storied life of A. J. Fikry2014

    by Gabrielle Zevin (read by Scott Brick)

    (212,561)

    Summary: The irascible A. J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose. One night upon closing, he...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F ZEVIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Truth or dare [eBook]

    Truth or dare2018

    by Fern Michaels

    Summary: "When the call comes, the Men of the Sisterhood drop everything to help their friends. This time it's Cyrus, their four-legged hound dog and unofficial mascot. While member Joe Espinosa is driving...  more »

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  • Truth or dare

    Truth or dare2018

    by Fern Michaels

    Series: Men Of The Sisterhood - #3

    (1,429)

    Summary: "When the call comes, the Men of the Sisterhood drop everything to help their friends. This time it's Cyrus, their four-legged hound dog and unofficial mascot. While member Joe Espinosa is driving...  more »

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    Call #: F MICAHELS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The storied life of A.J. Fikry : a novel

    The storied life of A.J. Fikry : a novel2014

    by Gabrielle Zevin

    (215,950)

    Summary: When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ZEVIN

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