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    Best foot forward

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    Best foot forward

    Bauer, Joan, 1951-

    Between school and Al-Anon meetings, Jenna helps Mrs. Gladstone cope with escalating problems that result from the merger of Gladstone Shoes with Shoe Warehouse Corporation, while managing a new employee with a shoplifting record.

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    Rules of the road

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    Rules of the road

    Bauer, Joan, 1951- .

    Sixteen-year-old Jenna gets a job driving the elderly owner of a chain of successful shoe stores from Chicago to Texas, and along the way hones her talents as a saleswoman and finds the strength to stand up to her alcoholic father.

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    Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

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    Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

    Caletti, Deb.

    In the summer of her junior year, sixteen-year-old Ruby McQueen and her mother, both nursing broken hearts, set out on a journey to reunite an elderly woman with her long-lost love and in the process learn many things about "the real ties that bind" people to one another.

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    The trap

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    The trap

    Smelcer, John E., 1963-

    In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-old Johnny Least-Weasel, who is better known for brains than brawn, worries about his missing grandfather, and the grandfather, Albert Least-Weasel, struggles to survive, caught in his own steel trap in the Alaskan winter.

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    The friends

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    The friends

    Yumoto, Kazumi.

    Curious about death, three sixth-grade boys decide to spy on an old man waiting for him to die, but they end up becoming his friends.

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    Grandfather's rock

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    Grandfather's rock : an italian folktale

    Strangis, Joel.

    A poor family in Italy finds a way to keep their elderly Grandfather with them instead of sending him to live in a home for old people.

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    The storyteller

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    The storyteller

    Weisman, Joan.

    New to the city neighborhood, a Pueblo Indian girl finds a friend in an elderly neighbor with whom she shares stories of her people, and in return hears stories of Miss Lottie's life.

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    The berry-picking man

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    The berry-picking man

    Buchanan, Jane, 1956-

    Nine-year-old Meggie resents spending time with a strange, smelly old man who calls her mother whenever he needs a ride, but when Christmas finds him in the hospital she knows what she must do.

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    From Norvelt to nowhere

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    From Norvelt to nowhere

    Gantos, Jack.

    After an explosion, a new crime by an old murderer, and the sad passing of the founder of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack accompanies his slightly mental elderly mentor, Miss Volker, on a cross-country run as she pursues the oddest of outlaws.

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    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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    Visiting Miss Caples

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    Visiting Miss Caples

    Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody.

    The elderly shut-in she visits once a week becomes an unexpected source of friendship and strength for thirteen-year-old Jenna, and each of them is eventually able to face and overcome painful aspects of her life.

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    Trouble don't last

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    Trouble don't last

    Pearsall, Shelley.

    Samuel, an eleven-year-old Kentucky slave, and Harrison, the elderly slave who helped raise him, attempt to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad.

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    The magic paintbrush

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    The magic paintbrush

    Yep, Laurence.

    A magic paintbrush transports Steve and his elderly caretakers from their drab apartment in Chinatown to a world of adventures.

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    Beware of the frog

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    Beware of the frog

    Bee, William.

    Sweet old Mrs. Collywobbles lives on the edge of a big, dark, scary wood, but has a pet frog to protect her from greedy goblins, smelly trolls, and hungry ogres.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Sunshine Home

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    Sunshine Home

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-

    When he and his parents visit his grandmother in the nursing home where she is recovering from a broken hip, everyone pretends to be happy until Tim helps them express their true feelings.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Verdi

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    Verdi

    Cannon, Janell, 1957-

    A young python does not want to grow slow and boring like the older snakes he sees in the tropical jungle where he lives.

    Due 08/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Loop the loop

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    Loop the loop

    Dugan, Barbara.

    A young girl and an old woman form a friendship that lasts even after the woman enters a nursing home.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Miss Viola and Uncle Ed Lee

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    Miss Viola and Uncle Ed Lee

    Duncan, Alice Faye.

    A young boy helps his two neighbors, one as neat as a pin and the other as junky as a pack rat, become friends.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

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    Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    A small boy tries to discover the meaning of "memory" so he can restore that of an elderly friend.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Digby

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    Digby

    Hazen, Barbara Shook.

    Learning about the family dog, Digby, helps a young child understand aging.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Mr. George Baker

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    Mr. George Baker

    Hest, Amy.

    Harry sits on the porch with Mr. George Baker, an African American who is one hundred years old but can still dance and play the drums, waiting for the school bus that will take them both to the class where they are learning to read.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    When I am old with you

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    When I am old with you

    Johnson, Angela.

    A child imagines being old with Grandaddy and joining him in such activities as playing cards all day, visiting the ocean, and eating bacon on the porch.

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    The Leaf Men and the brave good bugs

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    The Leaf Men and the brave good bugs

    Joyce, William.

    When an old woman gets sick and her garden begins to die, the doodle bugs call on the Leaf Men to make things right again.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Stay

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    Stay : a girl, a dog, a bucket list

    Klise, Kate.

    Eli the dog has been with Astrid since she was a baby, and now that Eli is getting older and slowing down, Astrid wants to make fun memories with him, but knows what is most important to Eli is the time he spends with Astrid.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Always Gramma

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    Always Gramma

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    A loving grandchild describes what it is like when Gramma becomes increasingly confused and forgetful, to the point that she can no longer take care of herself.

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    Henry and Mudge and the great grandpas

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    Henry and Mudge and the great grandpas : the twenty-sixth book of their adventures

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.

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    Mr. Putter & Tabby take the train

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    Mr. Putter & Tabby take the train

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    After a small setback, Mr. Putter and his favorite companions enjoy the best train ride of their lives.

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    Mr. Putter & Tabby toot the horn

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    Mr. Putter & Tabby toot the horn

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    Mr. Putter's neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, decides that they should join a band, but finding the right one isn't as easy as it sounds--for them or their pets.

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    Mr. Putter and Tabby row the boat

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    Mr. Putter and Tabby row the boat

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    On a hot summer day, Mr. Putter, his cat, Tabby, their neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her dog, Zeke, go for a picnic and a rowboat ride.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The old woman who named things

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    The old woman who named things

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    An old woman who has outlived all her friends is reluctant to become too attached to the stray dog that visits her each day.

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    The Grannyman

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    The Grannyman

    Schachner, Judith Byron.

    Simon the cat is so old that most of his parts have stopped working, but just when he is ready to breathe his last breath, his family brings home a new kitten for him to raise.

    Due 08/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Miz Berlin walks

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    Miz Berlin walks

    Yolen, Jane.

    Mary Louise gradually gets to know and love her elderly neighbor lady who tells wonderful stories as she walks around the block of her Virginia home.

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