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  • The decoding of Lana Morris [downloadable ebook]

    The decoding of Lana Morris2007

    by Laura McNeal

    (300)

    Summary: For sixteen-year-old Lana life is often difficult, with a flirtatious foster father, an ice queen foster mother, a houseful of special needs children to care for, and bullies harrassing her, until...  more »

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  • Desperate measures [downloadable ebook]

    Desperate measures2011

    by Laura Summers

    (150)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Vicky, her brain-damaged twin sister, and her delinquent little brother run away together to keep from being split up by the foster care system.

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  • Pictures of Hollis Woods [downloadable audiobook]

    Pictures of Hollis Woods2003

    by Patricia Reilly Giff

    (27,852)

    Summary: A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

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  • Solace of the road [downloadable ebook]

    Solace of the road2009

    by Siobhan Dowd

    (1,491)

    Summary: While running away from a London foster home just before her fifteenth birthday, Holly has ample time to consider her years of residential care and her early life with her Irish mother, whom she is now trying to reach.

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  • What I call life [downloadable audiobook]

    What I call life2007

    by Jill Wolfson

    Summary: Placed in a group foster home, eleven-year-old Cal Lavender learns how to cope with life from the four other girls who live there and from their storytelling guardian, the Knitting Lady.

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  • Where I'd like to be [downloadable audiobook]

    Where I'd like to be2009

    by Frances O'Roark Dowell

    (905)

    Summary: A group of foster children build a home of their own.

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  • Everything on a waffle [downloadable audiobook]

    Everything on a waffle2007

    by Polly Horvath

    (10,603)

    Summary: Primrose Squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, but try convincing the other residents of Coal Harbour on that score. For all practical purposes, at least for...  more »

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  • Ghost horses [downloadable ebook]

    Ghost horses2000

    by Gloria Skurzynski

    (162)

    Summary: Visiting Zion National Park with his family, twelve-year-old Jack encounters two mysteries, the strange behavior of a band of wild mustangs and the possibly sinister actions of his new foster brother, a Shoshone boy.

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  • Pictures of Hollis Woods [downloadable ebook]

    Pictures of Hollis Woods2004

    by Patricia Reilly Giff

    (27,852)

    Summary: "Hollis Woods has been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. She even runs away from the Regans', the one family who offers her a home. When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly...  more »

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  • Out of the deep [downloadable ebook] / a mystery in Acadia National Park

    Out of the deep / a mystery in Acadia National Park2008

    by Gloria Skurzynski

    (121)

    Summary: Jack, Ashley, and their unreliable new foster sister set out to solve the mystery of why whales are beaching themselves at Acadia National Park.

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  • The sorta sisters [downloadable ebook]

    The sorta sisters2007

    by Adrian Fogelin

    Summary: In Florida, Anna Casey lives with what she hopes is the last in a long line of foster mothers, and Mica Delano lives with her father on their small boat, and when the two of them begin corresponding, they discover they have a lot in common.

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  • Ball don't lie [downloadable ebook]

    Ball don't lie2007

    by Matt de la Peña

    (1,466)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers--including his own past--that threaten his dream of playing professionally.

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  • Gossamer [downloadable audiobook]

    Gossamer2007

    by Lois Lowry

    (15,558)

    Summary: Where do dreams come from? What stealthy nighttime messengers are the guardians of our most deeply hidden hopes and our half-forgotten fears? In a haunting story that tiptoes between reality and...  more »

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  • Raven's gate

    Raven's gate2005

    by Anthony Horowitz

    Series: Gatekeepers Series - #1

    (24,252)

    Summary: Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle.

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    Call #: YA F HOROWITZ

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • The Last Chance Texaco

    The Last Chance Texaco2005

    by Brent Hartinger

    (736)

    Summary: Lucy Pitt, a troubled teen with no family, struggles to fit in as a new tenant at a last-chance foster home.

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    Call #: YA F HARTINGER

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • What I call life

    What I call life2005

    by Jill Wolfson

    (500)

    Summary: Placed in a group foster home, eleven-year-old Cal Lavender learns how to cope with life from the four other girls who live there and from their storytelling guardian, the Knitting Lady.

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    Call #: YA F WOLFSON

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • The vanishing game

    The vanishing game2014

    by Kate Kae Myers

    (2,943)

    Summary: "The bond between twins is unmistakable. For Jocelyn and Jack, that bond was all they had. But now Jack is dead. Then Jocelyn receives a letter from Jason December--Jack's old code name. Only one...  more »

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    Call #: YA F MYERS

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Into Magnolia

    Into Magnolia2017

    by Rosemary Wesley Hines

    (934)

    Summary: "As Michelle Baron ascends the steps of Magnolia Middle School, her life is about to change forever. The dream of becoming a teacher leads her on a unexpected journey that will challenge her...  more »

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    Call #: F HINES

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The wrong girl

    The wrong girl2013

    by Hank Phillippi Ryan

    Series: Jane Ryland And Jake Brogan Series

    (1,862)

    Summary: "Award-winning and Boston Globe bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan presents a spine-chilling, heart-wrenching suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart of every...  more »

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    Call #: F RYAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bronxwood

    Bronxwood2013

    by Coe Booth

    Summary: Tyrell's got a lot going on. His father just got out of jail. His little brother is stuck in foster care. The dealers he's living with are taking bigger and bigger risks. And girls -- they only seem...  more »

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    Call #: YA F BOOTH

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  • Don't look now

    Don't look now2013

    by Michelle Gagnon

    Series: PERSEF0NE Series

    (1,829)

    Summary: "Teen hackers Noa and Peter struggle to take down the AMRF corporation while rescuing foster kids from AMRF's gruesome experiments"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: YA F GAGNON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Losers bracket

    Losers bracket2018

    by Chris Crutcher

    (630)

    Summary: "When it comes to family, Annie is in the losers bracket. While her foster parents are great (mostly), her birth family would not have been her first pick. And no matter how many times Annie tries to...  more »

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    Call #: YA F CRUTCHER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Orbiting Jupiter

    Orbiting Jupiter2015

    by Gary D. Schmidt

    (24,719)

    Summary: "Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never...  more »

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    Call #: YA F SCHMIDT

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Orbiting Jupiter [CD book]

    Orbiting Jupiter2015

    by Gary D. Schmidt

    Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F SCHMIDT

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Christmas town

    The Christmas town2016

    by Donna VanLiere

    Series: Christmas Hope Series

    (2,744)

    Summary: "Lauren Gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs. Now twenty-years-old, she still longs for a place that she...  more »

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    Call #: F VANLIERE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Free verse

    Free verse2016

    by Sarah Dooley

    (718)

    Summary: "After her brother dies in a fire, Sasha Harless has no one left and nowhere to turn, but soon discovers family she didn't know she had, and begins to heal through poetry." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: YA F DOOLEY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • More than we can tell

    More than we can tell2018

    by Brigid Kemmerer

    (9,043)

    Summary: When Rev Fletcher and Emma Blue meet, they both long to share secrets, his of being abused by his birth father, hers of her parents' failing marriage and an online troll who truly frightens her.

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    Call #: YA F KEMMERER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Where I belong

    Where I belong2014

    by Mary Downing Hahn

    (437)

    Summary: Alienated, bullied, a classic underachiever, 12-year-old Brendan retreats into his fantasy world and then faces the long and demanding journey to a real world where he belongs.

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    Call #: YA F HAHN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Homeroom diaries

    Homeroom diaries2014

    by James Patterson

    (1,503)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Margaret "Cuckoo" Clark keeps a journal detailing the trials and tribulations of high school life as she and her close-knit group of outcast friends try to break down the barriers between their school's "warring nations."

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    Call #: YA F PATTERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Don't let go

    Don't let go2014

    by Michelle Gagnon

    Series: PERSEF0NE Series

    (1,048)

    Summary: "In his final installment of the Don't Turn Around trilogy, Noa, Peter, and what is left of their army race across the country in their search to destroy Project Persephone before time runs out"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: YA F GAGNON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gossamer [downloadable ebook]

    Gossamer2006

    by Lois Lowry

    (15,558)

    Summary: While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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  • Don't turn around

    Don't turn around2012

    by Michelle Gagnon

    Series: PERSEF0NE Series

    (6,034)

    Summary: After waking up on an operating table with no memory of how she got there, Noa must team up with computer hacker Peter to stop a corrupt corporation with a deadly secret.

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    Call #: YA F GAGNON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The miracle life of Edgar Mint : a novel

    The miracle life of Edgar Mint : a novel2002

    by Brady Udall

    Series: Matt Minogue Series

    (6,750)

    BOOK

    Call #: F UDALL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gossamer

    Gossamer2006

    by Lois Lowry

    (15,558)

    Summary: While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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    Call #: YA F LOWRY

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  • Christmas in Winter Hill

    Christmas in Winter Hill2019

    by Melody Carlson

    (1,299)

    Summary: "Krista Galloway has a good reason to dislike the holiday season, but when her new job as city manager forces her to plan the town's over-the-top Christmas celebration, she and her daughter may find...  more »

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    Call #: F CARLSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Pictures of Hollis Woods [CD book]

    Pictures of Hollis Woods2002

    by Patricia Reilly Giff (read by Hope Davis )

    (27,852)

    Summary: A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F GIFF

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Pictures of Hollis Woods2002

    by Patricia Reilly Giff

    (27,877)

    Summary: A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F GIFF

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bank Job [downloadable ebook]

    Bank Job2009

    by James Heneghan

    (49)

    Summary: Thirteen-year old Nell and her friends are robbing banks to raise money for renovations in their foster home.

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  • Peace, Locomotion [downloadable ebook]

    Peace, Locomotion2009

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (1,825)

    Summary: Through letters to his little sister, who is living in a different foster home, sixth-grader Lonnie, also known as "Locomotion," keeps a record of their lives while they are apart, describing his own...  more »

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  • Runaway twin

    Runaway twin2009

    by Peg Kehret

    (4,621)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Sunny, accompanied by a stray dog, takes advantage of a windfall to travel from her Nebraska foster home to Enumclaw, Washington, to find the twin sister from whom she was separated at age three.

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    Call #: J F KEHRET

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details