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    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    Nick Hall is the star player on the soccer team until a bombshell announcement shatters his world.

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    Saints and misfits

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    Saints and misfits : a novel

    Ali, S. K., author.

    Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Stand tall

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    Stand tall

    Bauer, Joan.

    Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new girl at school.

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    The extraordinary secrets of April, May, & June

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    The extraordinary secrets of April, May, & June

    Benway, Robin.

    After their parents' divorce, teenaged sisters April, May, and June recover special powers from childhood and use them to cope with moving to a new home and high school, but wonder if the gifts have a greater purpose.

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    Notes on a near-life experience

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    Notes on a near-life experience

    Birdsall, Olivia.

    Fifteen-year-old Mia feels like a ghost watching her own life when her parents' arguments escalate into a separation, triggering counseling sessions, strange behavior in her brother and sister, and a new connection with her brother's best friend.

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    Along for the ride

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    Along for the ride : a novel

    Dessen, Sarah.

    When Auden impulsively goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating.

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    What happened to goodbye

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    What happened to goodbye

    Dessen, Sarah.

    Following her parents' bitter divorce as she and her father move from town to town, seventeen-year-old Mclean reinvents herself at each school she attends until she is no longer sure she knows who she is or where she belongs.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Night hoops

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    Night hoops

    Deuker, Carl.

    While trying to prove that he is good enough to on his high school's varsity basketball team, Nick must also deal with his parents' divorce and erractic behavior of a troubled classmate who lives across the street.

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    Happyface

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    Happyface

    Emond, Stephen.

    After going through traumatic times, a troubled, socially awkward teenager moves to a new school where he tries to reinvent himself.

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    Relative strangers

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    Relative strangers

    Ferris, Jean, 1939-

    Seventeen-year-old Berkeley, who has never lived with her father, accepts his offer to accompany him to Europe as a graduation present and finds herself struggling with the idea of accepting him as he really is and not as the ideal father she's always wanted.

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    Pop

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    Pop

    Korman, Gordon.

    Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, sixteen-year-old high-school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water.

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    The Queen of October

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    The Queen of October

    Mickle, Shelley Fraser

    Thirteen-year-old Sally Maulden goes to live with her grandparents while her parents divorce, falls in love, gets a parrot that swears, and has other adventures in rural Arkansas.

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    Replacing Dad

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    Replacing Dad

    Mickle, Shelley Fraser

    When Dad leaves, three kids and their mom find that courage and humour are the keys to putting it all back together again.

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    We are the Goldens

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    We are the Goldens

    Reinhardt, Dana, author.

    "Since their parents divorce when they were young, Nell and her sister Layla have been each other's stability and support. When Layla starts to pull away, Nell discovers a secret: Layla is involved with one of their teachers. Nell struggles with what to do"-- Provided by publisher.

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    How to build a house

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    How to build a house

    Reinhardt, Dana.

    Seventeen-year-old Harper Evans hopes to escape the effects of her father's divorce on her family and friendships by volunteering her summer to build a house in a small Tennessee town devastated by a tornado.

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    Hard love

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    Hard love

    Wittlinger, Ellen.

    After starting to publish a zine in which he writes his secret feelings about his lonely life and his parents' divorce, sixteen-year-old John meets an unusual girl and begins to develop a healthier personality.

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    When the black girl sings

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    When the black girl sings

    Wright, Bil.

    Adopted by white parents and sent to an exclusive Connecticut girls' school where she is the only black student, fourteen-year-old Lahni Schuler feels like an outcast, particularly when her parents separate, but after attending a local church where she hears gospel music for the first time, she finds her voice.

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    Amelia Rules! : The Whole World's Crazy/ #1

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    Amelia Rules! : The Whole World's Crazy/ #1

    Gownley, Jimmy.

    Presents a collection of comic stories featuring Amelia, who has moved from Manhattan to a small town in the wake of her parent's divorce, and her fourth-grade friends, the Gathering of Awesome Super Pals, otherwise known as G.A.S.P.

    Due 08/30/19

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    How Tía Lola learned to teach

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    How Tía Lola learned to teach

    Alvarez, Julia.

    Juanita and Miguel's great aunt, Tía Lola, comes from the Dominican Republic to help take care of them after their parents divorce, and soon she is so involved in their small Vermont community that when her visa expires, the whole town turns out to support her.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Happy New Year, Julie

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    Happy New Year, Julie

    McDonald, Megan.

    The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings.

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    Meet Julie, an American girl, 1974

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    Meet Julie, an American girl, 1974

    McDonald, Megan.

    In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

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    Hugging the rock

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    Hugging the rock

    Brown, Susan Taylor, 1958-

    Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The summer of Riley

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    The summer of Riley

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-

    Shortly after he gets the perfect dog, Riley, eleven-year-old William must fight for his dog's life after Riley is taken away because he chases and injures an elderly neighbor's old horse.

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    The comeback challenge

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    The comeback challenge

    Christopher, Matt.

    Mark, center for his middle school's soccer team, the Scorpions, must cope with his parents' divorce and a teammate who holds a grudge against him.

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    Dear Mr. Henshaw

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    Dear Mr. Henshaw

    Cleary, Beverly.

    In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.

    Due 07/01/19

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    Strider

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    Strider

    Cleary, Beverly.

    In a series of diary entries, Leigh tells how he comes to terms with his parents' divorce, acquires joint custody of an abandoned dog, and joins the track team at school.

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    The Landry News

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    The Landry News

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    A fifth-grader starts a newspaper with an editorial that prompts her burnt-out classroom teacher to really begin teaching again, but he is later threatened with disciplinary action as a result.

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    Amber Brown goes fourth

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    Amber Brown goes fourth

    Danziger, Paula, 1944-

    Entering fourth grade, Amber faces some changes in her life as her best friend moves away and her parents divorce.

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    Amber Brown is feeling blue

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    Amber Brown is feeling blue

    Danziger, Paula, 1944-

    Nine-year-old Amber Brown faces further complications because of her parents' divorce when her father plans to move back from Paris and she must decide which parent she will be with on Thanksgiving.

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    Amber Brown wants extra credit

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    Amber Brown wants extra credit

    Danziger, Paula, 1944-

    Unhappy over her parents' divorce and her mother's boyfriend Max, nine-year-old Amber finds her schoolwork suffering.

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    I, Amber Brown

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    I, Amber Brown

    Danziger, Paula, 1944-

    Because her divorced parents share joint custody of her, nine-year-old Amber suffers from lack of self-esteem and feels that she is a piece of jointly-owned property.

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    Blended

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    Blended

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author.

    Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The walk on

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    The walk on

    Feinstein, John.

    After moving to a new town his freshman year in high school, Alex Myers is happy to win a spot on the varsity team as a quarterback but must deal with the idea of not playing for two years since the first-string quarterback is not only a local hero, he is also son of the corrupt head coach.

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    Step by wicked step

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    Step by wicked step : a novel

    Fine, Anne.

    Five schoolmates share the stories of their parents' estrangements, divorces, and remarriages and the effects these events have had on their lives.

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    The great treehouse war

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    The great treehouse war

    Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981-

    Fifth-grader Winnie, with notes from her friends, writes of turning her treehouse into an embassy after her newly-divorced parents become unreasonable, where she is joined by nine others with complaints.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Bird Lake moon

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    Bird Lake moon

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Twelve-year-old Mitch, spending the summer with his grandparents at Bird Lake after his parents' separation, becomes friends with ten-year-old Spencer, who has returned with his family to the lake where his little brother drowned years earlier, and as the boys spend time together and their friendship grows, each of them begins to heal.

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    You go first

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    You go first

    Kelly, Erin Entrada.

    Charlotte, twelve, and Ben, eleven, are highly-skilled competitors at online Scrabble and that connection helps both as they face family issues and the turmoil of middle school.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The gold dust letters

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    The gold dust letters

    Lisle, Janet Taylor.

    When nine-year-old Angela and her friends begin investigating the letters she has received from her fairy godmother, it helps take Angela's mind off her strained relationship with her father.

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    A friendship for today

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    A friendship for today

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Twelve-year-old Rosemary Patterson learns that she will be attending an all-white school in the fall; but when her best friend is diagnosed with polio, she must face the first day of school alone.

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    Amelia's family ties

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    Amelia's family ties

    Moss, Marissa.

    Ten-year-old Amelia records her thoughts and feelings about flying solo to Chicago to meet the father she has not seen since her parents divorced when she was an infant.

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    Hatchet

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    Hatchet

    Paulsen, Gary.

    After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Bigger than a bread box

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    Bigger than a bread box

    Snyder, Laurel.

    Devastated when her parents separate, twelve-year-old Rebecca must move with her mother from Baltimore to Gran's house in Atlanta, where Rebecca discovers an old breadbox with the power to grant any wish--so long as the wished-for thing fits in the breadbox.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Candyfloss

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    Candyfloss

    Wilson, Jacqueline.

    When her mother plans to move to Australia with her new husband and baby, Floss must decide whether her loyalties lie with her mother or her father, while at the same time, her best friend begins to make fun of her and reject her.

    Due 08/30/19

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    The suitcase kid

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    The suitcase kid

    Wilson, Jacqueline.

    Ten-year-old Andrea tries to deal with her parents' divorce and the presence of stepparents, stepsisters, and stepbrothers.

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    42 miles

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    42 miles

    Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn.

    As her thirteenth birthday approaches, JoEllen decides to bring together her two separate lives--one as Joey, who enjoys weekends with her father and other relatives on a farm, and another as Ellen, who lives with her mother in a Cincinnati apartment near her school and friends.

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    Fred stays with me

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    Fred stays with me

    Coffelt, Nancy.

    A child describes how she lives sometimes with her mother and sometimes with her father, but her dog is her constant companion.

    Due 08/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    At daddy's on Saturdays

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    At daddy's on Saturdays

    Girard, Linda Walvoord.

    Although her parents' divorce causes her to feel anger, concern, and sadness, Katie discovers that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though he lives apart from her.

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    A new room for William

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    A new room for William

    Grindley, Sally.

    When William and his mother move, he is unhappy about having a new room, but he changes his mind after he gets dinosaur wallpaper and makes a new friend.

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    Two homes

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    Two homes

    Masurel, Claire.

    A young boy named Alex enjoys the homes of both of his parents who live apart but love Alex very much.

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    I don't want to talk about it

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    I don't want to talk about it

    Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957-

    After reluctantly talking with her parents about their upcoming divorce, a young girl discovers that there will be some big changes but that their love for her will remain the same. Includes an afterword for parents on helping children through such a change.

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    Rats saw God

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    Rats saw God

    Thomas, Rob.

    In hopes of graduating, Steve York agrees to complete a hundred-page writing assignment which helps him to sort out his relationship with his famous astronaut father and the events that changed him from promising student to troubled teen.

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