572 Results
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A breath of hope —Snelling, Lauraine, author.
Large Print
2018
10 available of 16 items

Though Aunt Gerd has softened towards them, Uncle Einar remains a harsh landlord as two more Carlsons, Nilda and Ivar, join Signe and Rune at the farm in Minnesota. When tragedy lays a dark secret bare, the Carlsons and ...

If i tell you the truth —Kaur, Jasmin, author.
Book
2021
5 available of 6 items

In this stunning sophomore novel, acclaimed writer Jasmin Kaur explores trauma, fear, courage, community, and the healing power of love in its many forms. Kiran flees her home in Punjab for a fresh start in Canada after ...

The jade peony : a novel —Choy, Wayson, 1939-
Book
1995
28 available of 29 items

Told through the vivid, intense reminiscences of three children of an immigrant family. They each experience a very different childhood as they encounter the complexities of birth and death, love and hate, kinship and ot...

A season of grace —Snelling, Lauraine.
Large Print
2018
9 available of 16 items

"In 1906 Minnesota, Nilda Carlson's life now resembles the images that filled her dreams in Norway. But when she spots the man from her terrifying past in town, her new life and hope for love could come crashing down aro...

A breath of hope —Snelling, Lauraine, author.
Book
2018
21 available of 23 items

Nilda Carlson and her younger brother Ival come to America to join her older brother Rune and his family on the Strand farm in Minnesota. Uncle Einar Strand refuses to help rune build a house for his family and forbids t...

Islandborn —Díaz, Junot, 1968- author.
Book
2018
10 available of 13 items

"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland ... and in the process, comes up...

The arrival —Tan, Shaun.
Graphic Novel
2007
9 available of 9 items

In this wordless graphic novel, a man leaves his homeland and sets off for a new country, where he must build a new life for himself and his family.

Elsewhere, home —Aboulela, Leila, 1964- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 6 items

"Since her award-winning debut novel, Minaret, Leila Aboulela has been praised by J.M. Coetzee, Ali Smith, Aminatta Forna, and Anthony Marra among others for her rich and nuanced depictions of Islamic spiritual and polit...

Home of the brave —Applegate, Katherine.
Book
2009
12 available of 13 items

Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of...

The farm : a novel —Ramos, Joanne, author.
Book
2019
22 available of 30 items

Nestled in New York's Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, personal fitness trainers, daily massages--and all of it for free. In fact, you're paid big money to stay here--more than you...

The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna : a novel —Grames, Juliet, author.
Book
2019
26 available of 27 items

Over a hundred years ago, in a mountainside village in Calabria, Italy, from a union between two young people with little to their names, a baby was born. Beautiful and adored by her mother, baby Mariastella Fortuna-- kn...

Miracle Creek —Kim, Angie, 1969- author.
Book
2019
11 available of 14 items

"A literary courtroom thriller about a mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son"-- Provided by publisher.

Shadows of the White City —Green, Jocelyn, author.
Book
2021
0 available of 8 items

"When Sylvie Townsend's Polish ward, Rose, goes missing at the World's Fair, her life unravels. Brushed off by the authorities, Sylvie turns to her boarder and Rose's violin instructor, Kristof Bartok, for help searching...

The forgotten home child —Graham, Genevieve, author.
Book
2020
15 available of 39 items

"Canada, 2018 At ninety-seven years old, Winnifred Ellis knows she doesn't have much time left. Soon she'll be gone, just like her husband, her daughter, and the many loved ones she's lost over the years, and the story o...

The sister's tale : a novel —Powning, Beth, 1949- author.
Book
2021
0 available of 21 items

"A novel of orphans and widows, terror and hope, and the relationships that hold us together when things fall apart. With murder dominating the news, the respected wife of a New Brunswick sea captain is drawn into the ca...

Girl in translation —Kwok, Jean.
Book
2011
10 available of 10 items

Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but hersel...

With you always —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Large Print
2017
0 available of 6 items

When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Socie...

The orphan collector —Wiseman, Ellen Marie, author.
Large Print
2021
2 available of 2 items

In the fall of 1918, thirteen-year-old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia's overcrowded slums and the anti-immigrant sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in the U.S. Army. But as her ci...

We, the survivors : a novel —Aw, Tash, author.
Book
2019
18 available of 20 items

"Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian so...

See me —Sparks, Nicholas, author.
Large Print
2015
17 available of 23 items

Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At 28, he's focused only on walking a straight line - getting his teaching degree, working out at the gym religiously, and avoiding all the places and people that ...

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