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    The memory keeper's daughter

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    The memory keeper's daughter

    Edwards, Kim, 1958-

    On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself...

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    Harley, like a person

    Bauer, Cat

    Fourteen-year-old Harley, an artistic teenager living with her alcoholic father and angry mother, suspects that she is adopted and begins a search for her biological parents.

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    The face on the milk carton

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    The face on the milk carton

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    Fifteen-year-old Janie suddenly has questions about her identity and her family when she recognizes a kidnapped little girl pictured on a milk carton as herself.

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    The voice on the radio

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    The voice on the radio

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    Fifteen-year-old Janie feels devastated when she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her and her family through his college radio program.

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    What Janie found

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    What Janie found

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    While still adjusting to the reality of having two families, her birth family and the family into which she was kidnapped as a small child, seventeen-year-old Janie makes a shocking discovery about her long-gone kidnapper.

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    Whatever happened to Janie?

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    Whatever happened to Janie?

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    The members of two families have their lives disrupted when a teenage girl who had been kidnapped twelve years earlier discovers that the people who raised her are not her biological parents. Sequel to "The Face on the Milk Carton."

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    The memory keeper's daughter

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    The memory keeper's daughter

    Edwards, Kim, 1958-

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    Heaven

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    Heaven

    Johnson, Angela.

    Fourteen-year-old Marley's seemingly perfect life in the small town of Heaven is disrupted when she discovers that her father and mother are not her real parents.

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    Finding my voice

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    Finding my voice

    Lee, Marie G.

    As she tries to enjoy her senior year and choose which college she will attend, Korean American Ellen Sung must deal with the prejudice of some of her classmates and pressure from her parents to get good grades.

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    Pharaoh's daughter

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    Pharaoh's daughter : a novel of ancient Egypt

    Lester, Julius.

    A fictionalized account of the Biblical tale in which a Hebrew infant, rescued by the daughter of the Pharaoh, passes through a turbulent adolescence to eventually become a prophet of his people while his sister finds her true self as a priestess to the Egyptian gods.

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    When Dad killed Mom

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    When Dad killed Mom

    Lester, Julius.

    When Jenna and Jeremy's father shoots and kills their artist mother, they struggle to slowly rebuild a functioning family.

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    Help for the haunted

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    Help for the haunted

    Searles, John, author.

    Struggling with the loss of her parents, who helped haunted souls find peace, Sylvie Mason pursues the mystery of their disappearances, moving closer to the truth of what happened that night as she comes to terms with her family's past.

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    And then there were four

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    And then there were four

    Werlin, Nancy, author.

    "When five high school students are brought together under mysterious circumstances, they begin to piece together a theory that their parents are working together to kill them all"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Gloria's way

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    Gloria's way

    Cameron, Ann, 1943-

    Gloria shares special times with her mother and father and with her friends Julian, Huey, and Latisha.

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    The big Bazoohley

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    The big Bazoohley

    Carey, Peter.

    When his family runs low on funds while on a trip to Toronto, nine-year-old Sam allows himself to be "borrowed" and entered into a contest to find the Perfecto Kiddo, hoping to win $10,000.

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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.

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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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    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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    There's an owl in the shower

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    There's an owl in the shower

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    Laws protecting the spotted owls in the old growth forest of northern California cost Borden's father his logging job. Angry, Borden vows to kill any spotted owl he sees, but has a change of heart when he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet.

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    My Louisiana sky

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    My Louisiana sky

    Holt, Kimberly Willis.

    Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the 1950s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse.

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    Pharaoh's daughter

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    Pharaoh's daughter : a novel of ancient Egypt

    Lester, Julius.

    A fictionalized account of the Biblical tale in which a Hebrew infant, rescued by the daughter of the Pharaoh, passes through a turbulent adolescence to eventually become a prophet of his people while his sister finds her true self as a priestess to the Egyptian gods.

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    Why am I an only child?

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    Why am I an only child?

    Annunziata, Jane.

    Because Eudora, a little rhino, is an only child, she tries to talk her parents into giving her a brother or sister so that she will no longer be lonely.

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    My good morning!

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    My good morning!

    Crockett-Corson, Kim.

    Two sleepy parents attempt to supervise a small girl, who is biracial, as she gets ready for school and insists she can do everything herself.

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    Owen

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    Owen

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy.

    Due 09/05/19

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    Horace

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    Horace

    Keller, Holly.

    Horace, an adopted child, realizes that being part of a family depends on how you feel and not how you look.

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    Down the road

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    Down the road

    Schertle, Alice.

    Hetty is very careful with the eggs she has bought on her very first trip to the store, but she runs into trouble when she stops to pick apples.

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    Pete's a pizza

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    Pete's a pizza

    Steig, William, 1907-2003.

    Pete is cheered up on a rainy day by pretending to be a pizza.

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    When Eric's mom fought cancer

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    When Eric's mom fought cancer

    Vigna, Judith.

    A ski trip with his father helps a young boy who feels angry and afraid when his mother gets sick with breast cancer.

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    "More more more" said the baby

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    "More more more" said the baby : 3 love stories

    Williams, Vera B.

    Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and mother.

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