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    Bucking the Sarge

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    Bucking the Sarge

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher.

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    Escape from memory

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    Escape from memory

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    Allowing herself to be hypnotized, fifteen-year-old Kira reveals memories of another time and place that may eventually cost her and her mother their lives.

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    Flight behavior

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    Flight behavior : a novel

    Kingsolver, Barbara.

    Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbox, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculoous event on the Apalachian mountainside that ignites a media and religious firestorm, changing her life forever.

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    Somebody's daughter

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    Somebody's daughter

    Lee, Marie G.

    Adopted and raised by Scandinavian-American parents in Minnesota, a Korean teenager returns to her native country to find her birthmother.

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    Here today

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    Here today

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    In 1963, when her flamboyant mother abandons the family to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, eleven-year-old Ellie Dingman takes charge of her younger siblings, while also trying to deal with her outcast status in school and frightening acts of prejudice toward the "misfits" that live on her street.

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    Alcatraz versus the Knights of Crystallia / #3

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    Alcatraz versus the Knights of Crystallia / #3

    Sanderson, Brandon.

    Alcatraz and Grandpa Smedry make a pilgrimage to Crystallia in the Free Kingdom where they are shocked to find the city under siege by the Evil Librarians--led by Alcatraz's own mother.

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    Milo

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    Milo : sticky notes and brain freeze

    Silberberg, Alan.

    In love with the girl he sneezed on the first day of school and best pals with Marshall, the "One Eyed Jack" of friends, seventh-grader Milo Cruikshank misses his mother whose death has changed everything at home.

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    One crazy summer

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    One crazy summer

    Williams-Garcia, Rita.

    In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

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    Molly's family

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    Molly's family

    Garden, Nancy.

    When Molly draws a picture of her family for Open School Night, one of her classmates makes her feel bad because he says she cannot have a mommy and a mama.

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    Two Mrs. Gibsons

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    Two Mrs. Gibsons

    Igus, Toyomi.

    The biracial daughter of an African-American father and a Japanese mother fondly recalls growing up with her mother and her father's mother, two very different but equally loving women.

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    A mother for Choco

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    A mother for Choco

    Kasza, Keiko.

    A lonely little bird named Choco goes in search of a mother.

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    Five minutes' peace

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    Five minutes' peace

    Murphy, Jill.

    Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas.

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    Donovan's big day

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    Donovan's big day

    Newman, Lesléa.

    From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.

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    Mommy, Mama, and me

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    Mommy, Mama, and me

    Newman, Lesléa.

    Illustrations and rhyming text describe a toddler spending the day with his two mommies.

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    In our mothers' house

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    In our mothers' house

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers.

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    Tree of cranes

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    Tree of cranes

    Say, Allen.

    A Japanese boy learns of Christmas when his mother decorates a pine tree with paper cranes.

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    Charlie & Mouse even better

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    Charlie & Mouse even better

    Snyder, Laurel.

    It is Mom's birthday, and Charlie and Mouse and their Dad want everything to be perfect--so when the cake gets burnt the boys have to come up with a new plan, pronto.

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