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    Daughters and mothers

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    American daughter

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    American daughter : discovering my mother

    Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947-

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    West of then : a mother, a daughter, and a journey past paradise

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    Mother-daughter wisdom

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    Amy Tan in the classroom

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    What we keep

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    What we keep

    Berg, Elizabeth.

    In San Francisco, two sisters visit their mother who walked out on the family 30 years earlier to devote herself to art. Now she has cancer and may die. One of the sisters is only doing it to please the other.

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    My sister's keeper

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    Picoult, Jodi, 1966-

    All her life, 13-year-old Anna Fitzgerald has helped her older sister Kate fight leukemia. Anna has provided platelets, bone marrow, and even stem cells to ensure Kate's survival. But when their parents ask her to donate a kidney, Anna has had enough. She enlists the aid of a lawyer and announces her intention to sue for control of her own body.

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    Where'd you go, Bernadette

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    Where'd you go, Bernadette

    Semple, Maria.

    Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette disappears.

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    The Joy Luck Club

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    The Joy Luck Club

    Tan, Amy.

    Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who is telling the story. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Rather than sink into tragedy, they choose to gather to raise their spirits and money. Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish and the tragic way in which it has come true. The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember.

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    Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana

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    Sánchez, Erika L., author.

    When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.

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    Saying it out loud

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    Saying it out loud

    Abelove, Joan.

    With the help of her best friend, sixteen-year-old Mindy sorts through her relationships with her solicitous mother and her detached father as she tries to come to terms with the fact that her mother is dying from a brain tumor.

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    The Hazel Wood

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    The Hazel Wood : a novel

    Albert, Melissa, author.

    When the scary, magical world in her grandmother's book of dark feminist fairy tales becomes real, seventeen-year-old Alice, partnered with Ellery, an obsessed fan of the fairy tales, must enter the world to rescue Alice's kidnapped mother.

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    The sweetheart of Prosper County

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    The sweetheart of Prosper County

    Alexander, Jill (Jill Shurbet)

    In a small East Texas town largely ruled by prejudices and bullies, fourteen-year-old Austin sets out to win a ride in the next parade and, in the process, grows in her understanding of friendship and helps her widowed mother through her mourning.

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    Cavedweller

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    Cavedweller

    Allison, Dorothy.

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    Girls made of snow and glass

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    Girls made of snow and glass

    Bashardoust, Melissa, author.

    "This feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale traces the relationship of two young women who are doomed to be rivals. Only one can win all, while the other must lose everything unless both can find a way to reshape themselves and their story."--Provided by publisher.

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    I am not Esther

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    I am not Esther

    Beale, Fleur.

    After her mother unexpectedly leaves her with her uncle's family, members of a fanatical Christian cult, Kirby tries to learn what has become of her mother and struggles to cope with the repressiveness of her new surroundings and to maintain her own identity.

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    Summer bird blue

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    Summer bird blue

    Bowman, Akemi Dawn, uathor.

    After her sister and songwriting partner, Lea, dies in an automobile accident, seventeen-year-old Rumi is sent to Hawaii with an aunt she barely knows while she and her mother grieve separately.

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    Brushing Mom's hair

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    Brushing Mom's hair

    Cheng, Andrea.

    A fourteen-year-old girl, whose mother's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have affected every aspect of their lives, finds release in ballet and art classes.

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    Gingerbread

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    Gingerbread

    Cohn, Rachel.

    After being expelled from a fancy boarding school, Cyd Charisse's problems with her mother escalate after Cyd falls in love with a sensitive surfer and is subsequently sent from San Francisco to New York City to spend time with her biological father.

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    Shrimp

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    Shrimp

    Cohn, Rachel.

    Back in San Francisco for her senior year in high school, seventeen-year-old Cyd attempts to reconcile with her boyfriend, Shrimp, making some girlfriends and beginning to feel more a part of her family in the process.

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    What girls learn

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    What girls learn : a novel

    Cook, Karin, 1969-

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    This lullaby

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    This lullaby

    Dessen, Sarah.

    Raised by a mother who's had five husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy believes in short-term, no-commitment relationships until she meets Dexter, a rock band musician.

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    Queen of dreams

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    Money hungry

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    Money hungry

    Flake, Sharon.

    All thirteen-year-old Raspberry can think of is making money so that she and her mother never have to worry about living on the streets again.

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    Diva

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    Flinn, Alex.

    Despite her mother's objections, sixteen-year-old Caitlin determines to pursue her dream of becoming an opera singer by attending a performing arts school in Miami.

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    Dreaming in Cuban

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    Dreaming in Cuban

    Garcia, Cristina, 1958-

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    Loose threads

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    Loose threads

    Grover, Lorie Ann.

    A series of poems describes how seventh-grader Kay Garber faces her grandmother's battle with breast cancer while living with her mother and great-grandmother and dealing with everyday junior high school concerns.

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    Alice Bliss

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    Alice Bliss

    Harrington, Laura, 1953-

    When Alice Bliss learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken. When he ships out, Alice is faced with finding a way to fill the emptiness he has left behind.

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    Girlchild

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    Girlchild

    Hassman, Tupelo, 1973-

    Obsessively following the edicts of the Girl Scouts Handbook in spite of her lack of a troop, young Rory longs to escape the Reno trailer park where she lives with her bartender mother.

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    Nothing but the truth

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    Nothing but the truth : (and a few white lies)

    Headley, Justina Chen, 1968-

    Fifteen-year-old Patty Ho, half Taiwanese and half white, feels she never fits in, but when her overly-strict mother ships her off to math camp at Stanford, instead being miserable, Patty starts to become comfortable with her true self.

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    The probable future

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    The probable future

    Hoffman, Alice.

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    Soul moon soup

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    Soul moon soup

    Johnson, Lindsay Lee.

    After her father leaves and Phoebe and her mother struggle to survive in the city, Phoebe finally goes to the country to live with her grandmother, where she learns family secrets and hopes her mother will return for her.

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    Annie John

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    Annie John

    Kincaid, Jamaica.

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    The mirrored shard

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    The mirrored shard

    Kittredge, Caitlin.

    Aoife Grayson will do anything to make her way to the Deadlands and try to win back her love, Dean, who died helping her, even if that means killing Tremaine, who has vowed to keep her in the Thorn Lands, the faerie home of her mother Nerissa.

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    The blue mirror

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    The blue mirror

    Koja, Kathe.

    Seventeen-year-old loner Maggy Klass, who frequently seeks refuge from her alcoholic mother's apartment by sitting and drawing in a local cafe, becomes involved in a destructive relationship with a charismatic homeless youth named Cole.

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    Girl in translation

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    Girl in translation

    Kwok, Jean.

    Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.

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    The center of everything

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    The center of everything

    Moriarty, Laura, 1970-

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    Kit's law

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    Kit's law

    Morrissey, Donna, 1956-

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    Night flying

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    Night flying

    Murphy, Rita.

    As the time for her solo flight on the sixteenth birthday approaches, Georgia begins to question the course of her life and her relationships with the other women in her unusual family.

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    Zel

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    Zel

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Based on the fairy tale Rapunzel, the story is told in alternating chapters from the point of view of Zel, her mother, and the nobleman who pursues her, and delves into the psychological motivations of each of the characters.

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    Little fires everywhere

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    Little fires everywhere

    Ng, Celeste, author.

    "Traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Between the lines

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    Between the lines : a novel

    Picoult, Jodi, 1966-

    Told in their separate voices, sixteen-year-old Prince Oliver, who wants to break free of his fairy-tale existence, and fifteen-year-old Delilah, a loner obsessed with Prince Oliver and the book in which he exists, work together to seek his freedom.

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    My sister's keeper

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    My sister's keeper

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    One true thing

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    One true thing

    Quindlen, Anna

    A young, high powered writer leaves her career in New York to care for her dying mother.

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    I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

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    I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

    Sánchez, Erika L., author.

    Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.

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    Drowning Ruth

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    Drowning Ruth

    Schwarz, Christina.

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    Where'd you go, Bernadette

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    Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel

    Semple, Maria, author.

    When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.

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    Out of the Easy

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    Out of the Easy

    Sepetys, Ruta.

    Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.

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    Broken verses

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    My mother the cheerleader

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    My mother the cheerleader : a novel

    Sharenow, Robert.

    Thirteen-year-old Louise uncovers secrets about her family and her neighborhood during the violent protests over school desegregation in 1960 New Orleans.

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    Falling over sideways

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    Falling over sideways

    Sonnenblick, Jordan, author.

    Harassed at her middle school, not taken seriously at home, and with a "perfect" older brother, Matthew, to live up to, thirteen-year-old Claire has always felt like her life was cursed-- then one morning, when she are her beloved father are talking at breakfast, her father suddenly falls over with a stroke, and suddenly everything changes.

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    And she was

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    And she was

    Verdi, Jessica, author.

    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 birth, Dara is stunned and angry--and she sets off with her friend Sam, in search of the grandparents she never knew existed (and who may be able to fund her tennis career), and the family secrets she can only guess at.

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    The President's daughter

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    The President's daughter

    White, Ellen Emerson.

    Sixteen-year-old Meghan Powers' happy life in Massachusetts changes drastically when her mother, one of the most prestigious senators in the country, becomes the front-runner in the race for United States President.

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    Blind faith

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    Blind faith

    Wittlinger, Ellen.

    While coping with her grandmother's sudden death and her mother's resulting depression and fascination with a spiritualist church, whose ministers claim to communicate with the dead, fifteen-year-old Liz finds herself falling for a new neighbor whose mother is dying of cancer.

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    Catherwood

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    Catherwood

    Youmans, Marly.

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    Mother, mother

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    Mother, mother : a novel

    Zailckas, Koren.

    Josephine Hurst has her family under control: two beautiful daughters, a brilliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband and a historical landmark home. But living in this matriarch's determinedly cheerful, yet subtly controlling domain hasn't been easy for her family. When her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, gradually turning her flawless home into a darker sort of prison.

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    Beyond the mango tree

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    Beyond the mango tree

    Zemser, Amy Bronwen.

    While living in Liberia with her possessive, diabetic mother and often-absent father, twelve-year-old Sarina longs for a friend with whom to experience the world beyond her yard.

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    American Street

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    American Street

    Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.

    When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising romance all on her own.

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    My painted house, my friendly chicken, and me

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    My painted house, my friendly chicken, and me

    Angelou, Maya.

    Presents Ndebele culture, customs and art through the eyes of 8-year-old Thandi, who describes her family, village and pet chicken.

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    Pashmina

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    Pashmina

    Chanani, Nidhi, author, artist.

    Indian-American teen, Priyanka "Pri" Das, attempts to reconnect with her mother's homeland through a magical pashmina shawl. Presented in comic book format.

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    Because I said so

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    I, Coriander

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    I, Coriander

    Gardner, Sally.

    In 17th century London, Coriander, a girl who has inherited magic from her mother, must find a way to use this magic in order to save both herself and an inhabitant of the fairy world where her mother was born.

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    The Mother-Daughter Book Club

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    The Mother-Daughter Book Club

    Frederick, Heather Vogel.

    When the mothers of four sixth-grade girls with very different personalities pressure them into forming a book club, they find, as they read and discuss "Little Women," that they have much more in common than they could have imagined.

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    A snicker of magic

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    A snicker of magic

    Lloyd, Natalie, author.

    The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town which legend says was once magic--but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back.

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    Juana & Lucas / Big Problems / #2

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    Juana & Lucas / Big Problems / #2

    Medina, Juana, 1980-, author, illustrator.

    "Juana's life is just about perfect. She lives in the beautiful city of Bogotá with her two most favorite people in the world: her mami and her dog, Lucas. Lately, though, things have become a little less perfect. Mami has a new hairdo and a new amigo named Luis with whom she has been spending a LOT of time. He is kind and teaches Juana about things like photography and jazz music, but sometimes Juana can't help wishing things would go back to the way they were before. When Mami announces that she and Luis are getting married and that they will all be moving to a new casa, Juana is quite distraught. Lucky for her, though, some things will never change -- like how much Mami loves her."--Amazon.com.

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    Madoulina: a girl who wanted to go to school

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    Madoulina: a girl who wanted to go to school

    Bognomo, Joel Eboueme.

    When her mother needs her to work all day in the marketplace, a girl finds a way of continuing her education.

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    Come on, rain!

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    Come on, rain!

    Hesse, Karen.

    A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.

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    The quilt story

    Johnston, Tony, 1942-

    A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl.

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    Erandi's braids

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    Erandi's braids

    Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez.

    In a poor Mexican village, Erandi surprises her mother by offering to sell her long, beautiful hair in order to raise enough money to buy a new fishing net.

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    Erandi's braids

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    Erandi's braids

    Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez.

    In a poor Mexican village, Erandi surprises her mother by offering to sell her long, beautiful hair in order to raise enough money to buy a new fishing net.

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    Little Night

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    Little Night

    Morales, Yuyi.

    At the end of a long day, Mother Sky helps her playful daughter, Little Night, to get ready for bed.

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    Tap-tap

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    Tap-tap

    Williams, Karen Lynn.

    After selling oranges in the market, a Haitian mother and daughter have enough money to ride the tap-tap, a truck that picks up passengers and lets them off when they bang on the side of the vehicle.

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    Show way

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    Show way

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.

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    The joy luck club

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    The joy luck club

    Tan, Amy.

    The stories of four women in pre-Communist China, and the lives of their American-born daughters in California.

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    Don't stop loving me: a reassuring guide for mothers of adolescent daughters

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    Don't stop loving me: a reassuring guide for mothers of adolescent daughters

    Caron, Ann F.

    Discusses the psychological aspect of a girl's transition to adulthood and provides mothers with advice about the volatile behavior of teenage daughters.

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    Cinderella ate my daughter

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    Cinderella ate my daughter : dispatches from the front lines of the new girlie-girl culture

    Orenstein, Peggy.

    Investigates what the author calls the "girly-girl" culture, with its emphasis on princesses and the color pink, in an effort to understand whether a focus on beauty and play-sexiness is harmful to growing girls, and argues that parents need to determine their values, set reasonable limits, and encourage dialogue with their daughters in order to soften the influence of consumer culture and materialism.

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    Venus in blue jeans

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    Girls seen and heard

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    I'm not mad, I just hate you!

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    Keep talking

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    La bûche

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    La bûche

    When Yvette's second husband suddenly dies days before Christmas, she turns to her three daughters from her first marriage to console her during the holidays. Not wanting their father to be alone, one of the girls invites him to Christmas dinner, forcing their parents to speak to each other for the first time in 25 years. As their complicated lives converge, secrets are revealed that will test their love and their loyalties.

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    Indochine

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    Indochine

    "Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between plantation owner Éliane, French by birth but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by French officer Jean-Baptiste, Éliane's past lover.".

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    Volver

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    Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver).

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    Laberinto del fauno

    When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both her mother and herself. In the terrifying battle that ensues, Ofelia soon learns that innocence has a power that evil cannot imagine.

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    Light in the piazza

    "The Palazzo Vecchio. The Uffizi Gallery. Michelangelo's David. Meg Johnson is eager to discover the glories of Italy with her beautiful daughter Clara, who was mentally impaired in a childhood accident. But Clara discovers something more--love--with an ardent Italian who mistakes her limitations for charming naivetŽ. Clara is so happy and fulfilled. Should Margaret reveal her daughter's secret?"--Container.

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    Wadjda

    Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.

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