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  • Adios, nirvana [downloadable ebook]

    Adios, nirvana2010

    by Conrad Wesselhoeft

    (476)

    Summary: As Seattle sixteen-year-old Jonathan helps a dying man come to terms with a tragic event he experienced during World War II, Jonathan begins facing his own demons, especially the death of his twin...  more »

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  • The girl death left behind [downloadable ebook]

    The girl death left behind1999

    by Lurlene McDaniel

    (1,830)

    Summary: Numb with grief when an accident kills her entire family, fourteen-year-old Beth suddenly finds herself living with her spoiled cousin Terri and trying to make friends at a new school.

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  • Pepperland [downloadable ebook]

    Pepperland2004

    by Mark Delaney

    Summary: Struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother in the late 1970s, sixteen-year-old Beatles fan Star Cochran hopes to find closure by delivering to John Lennon a letter her mother wrote to him in 1964 but never sent.

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  • All we know of heaven [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    All we know of heaven / a novel2009

    by Jacquelyn Mitchard

    (1,501)

    Summary: When Maureen and Bridget, two sixteen-year-old best friends who look like sisters, are in a terrible car accident and one of them dies, they are at first incorrectly identified at the hospital, and...  more »

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  • Willow [downloadable ebook]

    Willow2010

    by Julia Hoban

    (31,696)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Willow, who was driving the car that killed both of her parents, copes with the pain and guilt by cutting herself, until she meets a smart and sensitive boy who is determined to help her stop.

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  • Umbrella summer [downloadable ebook]

    Umbrella summer2009

    by Lisa Graff

    (6,428)

    Summary: After her brother Jared dies, ten-year-old Annie worries about the hidden dangers of everything, from bug bites to bicycle riding, until she is befriended by a new neighbor who is grieving her own loss.

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  • Slob [downloadable ebook]

    Slob2009

    by Ellen Potter

    (3,844)

    Summary: Picked on, overweight genius Owen tries to invent a television that can see the past to find out what happened the day his parents were killed.

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  • Chasing Redbird [downloadable audiobook]

    Chasing Redbird2009

    by Sharon Creech

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Zinnia Taylor uncovers family secrets and self truths while clearing a mysterious settler trail that begins on her family's farm in Kentucky.

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  • Personal effects [downloadable ebook]

    Personal effects2012

    by E. M Kokie

    (1,644)

    Summary: Matt has been sleepwalking through life while seeking answers about his brother T.J.'s death in Iraq, but after discovering that he may not have known his brother as well as he thought he did, Matt...  more »

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  • Middle school, the worst years of my life [downloadable audiobook]

    Middle school, the worst years of my life2011

    by James Patterson

    (20,723)

    Summary: When Rafe Khatchadorian enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

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  • A girl, a ghost, and the Hollywood Hills [downloadable ebook]

    A girl, a ghost, and the Hollywood Hills2010

    by Lizabeth Zindel

    (117)

    Summary: When the ghost of Holly's mother claims she was murdered by Holly's aunt, Claudia, Holly must decide how far she will go to get revenge.

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  • The other side of blue [downloadable ebook]

    The other side of blue2011

    by Valerie O Patterson

    (159)

    Summary: The summer after her father's drowning, Cyan and her mother, a painter, return to the house they stay at every summer, but Cyan blames her mother and spends her time trying to find out what really happened to her father.

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  • Dangerous neighbors [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Dangerous neighbors / a novel2010

    by Beth Kephart

    (325)

    Summary: Set against the backdrop of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, Katherine cannot forgive herself when her beloved twin sister dies, and she feels that her only course of action is to follow suit.

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  • Chasing AllieCat [downloadable ebook]

    Chasing AllieCat2011

    by Rebecca Fjelland Davis

    (140)

    Summary: When she is left with relatives in rural Minnesota for the summer, Sadie meets Allie, a spiky-haired off-road biker, and Joe, who team up to train for a race, but when they find a priest badly beaten...  more »

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  • Five minutes more [downloadable ebook]

    Five minutes more2009

    by Darlene Ryan

    (200)

    Summary: D'Arcy's dad is dead. She desperately wants it to have been an accident, but she is not sure. And then she meets Seth. When will things get back to normal?

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  • Crazy [downloadable ebook]

    Crazy2010

    by Han Nolan

    (3,054)

    Summary: Fifteen-year-old loner Jason struggles to hide father's declining mental condition after his mother's death, but when his father disappears he must confide in the other members of a therapy group he has been forced to join at school.

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  • No more us for you [downloadable ebook]

    No more us for you2009

    by David Hernandez

    (380)

    Summary: Isabel and Carlos, both seventeen, find themselves growing closer after an unexpected accident forces them to confront both the harshness and the beauty of life.

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  • If the witness lied [downloadable ebook]

    If the witness lied2009

    by Caroline B Cooney

    (1,249)

    Summary: Torn apart by tragedies and the publicity they brought, siblings Smithy, Jack, and Madison, aged fourteen to sixteen, tap into their parent's courage to pull together and protect their brother Tris,...  more »

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  • The garden of Eve [downloadable audiobook]

    The garden of Eve2007

    by K. L. Going

    (2,206)

    Summary: Printz Honor-winning author K.L. Going weaves a magical tale about a girl grieving her mother, a town with a curse, and the gift of a mysterious apple seed. Eleven-year-old Evie reluctantly moves...  more »

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  • The sky is everywhere [downloadable ebook]

    The sky is everywhere2010

    by Jandy Nelson

    (96,444)

    Summary: In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.

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  • Broken soup [downloadable ebook]

    Broken soup2009

    by Jenny Valentine

    (2,870)

    Summary: A photographic negative and two surprising new friends become the catalyst for healing as fifteen-year-old Rowan struggles to keep her family and her life together after her brother's death.

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  • The memory string [downloadable ebook]

    The memory string2000

    by Eve Bunting

    (707)

    Summary: While still grieving for her mother and unable to accept her stepmother, a girl clings to the memories represented by forty-three buttons on a string.

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  • Good grief

    Good grief2004

    by Lolly Winston

    (27,573)

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    Call #: F WINSTON

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Grief cottage : a novel

    Grief cottage : a novel2017

    by Gail Godwin

    (3,173)

    Summary: After his mother's death, eleven-year-old Marcus is sent to live on a small South Carolina island with his great aunt, a reclusive painter with a haunted past. Aunt Charlotte, otherwise a woman of...  more »

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    Call #: F GODWIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The grief keeper

    The grief keeper2019

    by Alexandra Villasante

    (1,708)

    Summary: After escaping a detention center at the U.S. border, seventeen-year-old Marisol agrees to participate in a medical experiment hoping to keep her and her younger sister, Gabi, from being deported to El Salvador.

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    Call #: YA F VILLASANTE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The grief of others

    The grief of others2011

    by Leah Hager Cohen

    (2,800)

    Summary: Is keeping a secret from a spouse always an act of infidelity? And what cost does such a secret exact on a family? The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after...  more »

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    Call #: F COHEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Life at these speeds
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    Life at these speeds2002

    by Jeremy Jackson

    (632)

    Summary: "Kevin Schuler is popular, has a wonderful girlfriend, and is the fastest runner on his tiny school's track team. At a track meet, on a cool March night, he anchors a winning relay, trades insults...  more »

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    Call #: YA F JACKSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • After you : a novel

    After you : a novel2009

    by Julie Buxbaum

    (3,996)

    Summary: "The complexities of a friendship. The unexplored doubts of a marriage. And the redemptive power of literature...Julie Buxbaum, the acclaimed author of The Opposite of Love, delivers a haunting,...  more »

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    Call #: F BUXBAUM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Freak magnet

    Freak magnet2010

    by Andrew Auseon

    (426)

    Summary: Two teenagers, both burdened by grief and loss, find each other and gradually develop a strong connection to one another.

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    Call #: YA F AUSEON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tigers, not daughters

    Tigers, not daughters2020

    by Samantha Mabry

    (1,219)

    Summary: Three sisters in San Antonio are shadowed by guilt and grief over the loss of their oldest sister, who still haunts their house.

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    Call #: YA F MABRY

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Out of order

    Out of order2005

    by Betty Hicks

    (219)

    Summary: Four youngsters, ages nine to fifteen, narrate one side of the story of their newly blended family's adjustment, interwoven with grief and loss.

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    Call #: J F HICKS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The survival kit

    The survival kit2011

    by Donna Freitas

    (3,876)

    Summary: After her mother dies, sixteen-year-old Rose works through her grief by finding meaning in a survival kit that her mother left behind.

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    Call #: YA F FREITAS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The astonishing color of after

    The astonishing color of after2018

    by Emily X. R. Pan

    (22,191)

    Summary: After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.

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    Call #: YA F PAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The astonishing color of after [eBook]

    The astonishing color of after2018

    by Emily X. R. Pan

    Summary: After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.

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  • Torn away

    Torn away2014

    by Jennifer Brown

    (4,562)

    Summary: In the aftermath of a tornado that has devastated her hometown of Elizabeth, Missouri, sixteen-year-old Jersey Cameron struggles to overcome her grief as she is sent to live with her only surviving relatives.

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    Call #: YA F BROWN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wildlife

    Wildlife2014

    by Fiona Wood

    (3,120)

    Summary: Two sixteen-year-old girls in Australia come together at an outdoor semester of school, before university--one thinking about boys and growing up, the other about death and grief, but somehow they must help each other to find themselves.

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    Call #: YA F WOOD

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last time we say goodbye

    The last time we say goodbye2015

    by Cynthia Hand

    (19,756)

    Summary: After her younger brother, Tyler, commits suicide, Lex struggles to work through her grief in the face of a family that has fallen apart, the sudden distance between her and her friends, and memories of Tyler that still feel all too real.

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    Call #: YA F HAND

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The after wife : a novel

    The after wife : a novel2012

    by Gigi Levangie Grazer

    (2,824)

    Summary: As she pours out her grief and questions to a tree in her backyard after her husband's death, reality show producer Hannah is astonished when the tree appears to respond, prompting Hannah's discovery that she can communicate with the dead.

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    Call #: F GRAZER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Simply from scratch

    Simply from scratch2010

    by Alicia Bessette

    (1,032)

    Summary: After she joins a baking contest to try to shake off the lingering grief from her husband's death, Zell Carmichael Roy befriends her nine-year-old next-door neighbor, a motherless girl who joins Zell's quest for dessert-competition glory.

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    Call #: F BESSETTE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to save a life

    How to save a life2011

    by Sara Zarr

    (15,477)

    Summary: Told from their own viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Jill, in grief over the loss of her father, and Mandy, nearly nineteen, are thrown together when Jill's mother agrees to adopt Mandy's unborn child but nothing turns out as they had anticipated.

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    Call #: YA F ZARR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details