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Roof octopus —Branam, Lucy, author.

Nora is the first to notice a very large octopus on top of her apartment building, which proves to be a very good neighbour but leaves all too soon.

Thank you, Omu! —Mora, Oge, author, illustrator.

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbours arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit. Inspired by the strong female role models in the author's life.

First impressions —Roberts, Nora.

Fleeing from the advances of gold-digging women, wealthy businessman Vance Banning reinvents himself as an out-of-work carpenter in a rural town where he finds himself falling under the spell of his beautiful and persist...

Nothing ever happens on 90th Street —Schotter, Roni.

When Eva sits on her stoop trying to complete a school assignment by writing about what happens in her neighborhood, she gets a great deal of advice and action.

Shouting at the rain —Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, author.
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2019
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Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her.

Grammy Lamby and the secret handshake —Klise, Kate.

Larry does not like it when his loud, flashy grandmother comes to visit, especially when she talks about taking him to Tanzania or the South Seas one day, but after a huge summer storm damages their home and valley, he s...

The Robobots —Novak, Matt.

When the Robobots move onto Littlewood Lane they create controversy with their strange ways, but eventually they convince the neighbors that they are a family worth knowing.

Ellie, engineer. The next level —Pearce, Jackson, author.

When Ellie and her friends help elderly Mrs. Curran around the house, Ellie cannot resist using her engineering prowess but it is no fun for the girls when Toby gets the credit.

Old Henry —Blos, Joan W.

Henry's neighbours are scandalized that he ignores them and lets his property get run down, until they drive him away and find themselves missing him.

Holes in the sky —Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Soon after her beloved grandmother's death, Trisha's family moves to a diverse California neighborhood where she meets Stewart and his grandmother, Miss Eula, who brings people together to help a grieving neighbor.

The bear next door —Luttrell, Ida.

Three episodes in the developing friendship of Vic Bear and Arlo Gopher demonstrate how they are good neighbors.

Tugg and Teeny : that's what friends are for —Lewis, J. Patrick.

Best friends Tugg, a gorilla, and Teeny, a monkey, find three opportunities to be neighborly.

Catalyst —Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Eighteen-year-old Kate, who sometimes chafes at being a preacher's daughter, finds herself losing control in her senior year as she faces difficult neighbors, the possibility that she may not be accepted by the college o...

Promise, Texas —Macomber, Debbie.
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2005
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A newcomer to Promise, a town in the Hill County of Texas, Annie Applegate marries a widowed veterinarian for the sake of his children. As the marriage unfolds, she discovers love along with a community of friends.

Once around the block —Henkes, Kevin.

Annie is bored until a walk around the block to visit her neighbors brings several pleasant diversions.

Angel song —Walsh, Sheila, 1956-
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2010
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After her sister Sarah unexpectedly dies, Annie Fletcher finds comfort in God and the angels, both through her newfound friends and through heart-rending, supernatural events.

Christmas in Whitehorn —Mallery, Susan.

Detective Mark Kincaid was worn to the bone after his years on New York's tough city streets. When he returned to Whitehorn, all he wanted was peace and quiet--not some sweet, adorable do-gooder messing up the sanctity o...

Down at Angel's —Chmielarz, Sharon.

Though others keep away from him, a young girl enjoys watching her neighbor as he creates things from wood and togehter they share a special Christmas.

The worst goes South —Stevenson, James, 1929-2017

Grumpy Mr. Worst, the worst person in the world, leaves for Florida to avoid the bother of his town's Harvest Festival.

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