69 Results
69 Results
The key to the Golden Firebird : a novel —Johnson, Maureen, 1973-

As three teenaged sisters struggle to cope with their father's sudden death, they find they must reexamine friendships, lifelong dreams, and their relationships with each other and their father.

Runner —Deuker, Carl.

Living with his alcoholic father on a broken-down sailboat on Puget Sound has been hard on seventeen-year-old Chance Taylor, but when his love of running leads to a high-paying job, he quickly learns that the money is no...

Healthy choices, healthy lives —Olson, Karen W., 1957-

"David is scared and full of questions after he heard his favorite Auntie yelling. Through the love of his mommy, David learns to understand that Auntie has an alcohol problem and the importance of making healthy choice...

Lost in Las Vegas —Carlson, Melody.

After a Winter Ball that was a mix of fun and worry, seventeen-year-old DJ sets aside her hope for a quiet Christmas and joins Taylor in Las Vegas, although she fears she will do nothing but try to keep her roommate out ...

The serious kiss —Hogan, Mary, 1957-

Relates the angst-ridden life of fourteen-year-old Libby Madrigal as she tries to deal with her unhappily married alcoholic father and overeating mother, moving to a new town, and finding the perfect boy to "seriously" k...

The Sorta Sisters —Fogelin, Adrian.

In Florida, Anna Casey lives with what she hopes is the last in a long line of foster mothers, and Mica Delano lives with her father on their small boat, and when the two of them begin corresponding, they discover they h...

Parrot in the oven : mi vida : a novel —Martinez, Victor, 1954-2011.

Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

No place for kids —Lohans, Alison, 1949-

Sisters Jennifer and Sarah are on the run. Their unemployed dad has turned to alcohol and bad company to deaden the pain of their mother's death. Scared and hungry, yet convinced social services will separate them, the t...

Notes from a spinning planet-- Mexico : a novel —Carlson, Melody.

When Maddie joins her journalist aunt on vacation in Mexico, she finds a rival for Ryan's affection, a friend who has a drinking problem, and most important, a new trust in God.

The after life : a novel —Ehrenhaft, Daniel.

When Will Shephard's estranged millionaire father dies, a bizarre clause in the will sends him on a drug- and alcohol-fueled road trip from Miami to New York with his twin half-siblings.

Comfort —Dean, Carolee.

Fourteen-year-old Kenny Roy Willson fantasizes about escape from his hometown of Comfort, Texas, following his alcoholic father's release from prison.

Martyn Pig : a novel —Brooks, Kevin.

Faced with the possibility of living with a dreadful aunt, fifteen-year-old Martyn Pig decides not to tell authorities when his alchholic father dies accidentally, instead asking a friend for her help in disposing of the...

The year of my miraculous reappearance —Hyde, Catherine Ryan.

Thirteen-year-old Cynnie has had to deal with her mother's alcoholism and stream of boyfriends all her life, but when her grandparents take custody of her brother, who has Down Syndrome, Cynnie becomes self-destructive a...

Love sick —Coburn, Jake.

After an accident seems to end his college and athletic dreams, Ted is offered a second chance at school if he agrees to spy on a classmate and help her father monitor her bulimia.

Bottled up : a novel —Murray, Jaye.

A high school boy comes to terms with his drug addiction, life with an alcoholic father, and a younger brother who looks up to him.

North to Benjamin —Cumyn, Alan, 1960- author.

Eleven-year-old Edgar and his mother move to Dawson, a town in Yukon, Canada, for a new start, but when Edgar fears his mother's destructive behavior will force them to leave, he turns to a dog named Benjamin to help him...

The waiting sky —Zielin, Lara, 1975-

Minnesota seventeen-year-old Jane McAllister has devoted years to helping her out-of-control, alcoholic mother but joining her brother in chasing tornadoes for a summer gives her a fresh perspective, new options, and her...

The heart of a chief : a novel —Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

An eleven-year-old Penacook Indian boy living on a reservation faces his father's alcoholism, a controversy surrounding plans for a casino on a tribal island, and insensitivity toward Native Americans in his school and n...

Joey Pigza loses control —Gantos, Jack.

Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship.

Buddy is a stupid name for a girl —Roberts, Willo Davis.

When her father disappears mysteriously on a trucking job, eleven-year-old Buddy moves in with relatives she hardly knows and finds herself in a dysfunctional family with secrets about the past.

1 2 3 ...