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Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: "In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC KROSOCZKA

Telgemeier, Raina

Summary: Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC TELGEMEIER
1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC TELGEMEIER

Davis, Bela

Summary: This book introduces young readers to American Sign Language words for family members. Each page features one family sign within an everyday situation a child might be part of. The opposite page has a bright, fun image as well as an illustration of the sign created by an in-house designer and simple, step-by-step directions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of Abdo 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 419 DAVIS

Owen, Ruth

Summary: Presents information about families in simple text and photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ruby Tuesday Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Readers, Call number: READER 306.85 OWEN K/1

Javaherbin, Mina

Summary: "While Mina is growing up in Iran, the center of her world is her grandmother. Whether visiting friends next door, going to the mosque for midnight prayers during Ramadan, or taking an imaginary trip around the planets, Mina and her grandma are never far apart. At once deeply personal and utterly universal, Mina Javaherbin's words make up a love letter of the rarest sort: the kind that shares a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 306.874 JAVAHERBIN

Colfer, Eoin

Summary: "Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life, the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana. He sets out after Kwame and joins him on the quest to reach Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic, Call number: GRAPHIC COLFER

Kinney, Jeff.

Summary: "Greg Heffley nunca va a dejar de ser un renacuajo y alguien deberfa explicßrselo a su padre. Reulta que Frank Heffley cree que su hijo puede cambiar. Y para que se haga mßs fuerte, decide apuntarlo en todo tipo de deportes de competici=n y otras extividades varoniles. Claro que para Greg siempre ha sido fßcil eludir los deseos de su padre. Sin embargo, cuando su padre lo amenaza con enviarlo a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Molino/Lectorum 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J SPA KINNEY

Marino, Gianna

Summary: "It's deep winter in the Antarctic and a little penguin baby waits in the cold and snow for its mama to return from her long journey to find food. But all the while, the baby is protected and kept warm by its papa, until Mama returns with food ... and love."--Publisher's webpage

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE MARINO

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