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2333 Results
The shadow king —Mengiste, Maaza, author.

In 1935, orphaned servant Hirut struggles to adapt to her new household as Ethiopia faces Mussolini's looming invasion. As the battles begin in earnest, Hirut and other women must care for the wounded. But when Emperor H...

Young samurai : the way of the sword —Bradford, Chris.

In 1611 Japan, English orphan Jack Fletcher continues his difficult training during his first year at samurai school while Dragon Eye, the ninja who killed his father, seeks him out to obtain a navigational logbook, and ...

Delirium —Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author.

Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, w...

News of the world
Blu-ray
2021
Availability: 2 of 31

Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her ...

L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables —Helldorfer, Mary-Claire, 1954-

A simplified retelling of how Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, comes to live on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

Great expectations —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Humbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman -- and one day he finds himself in possession of "great expectations."

Earwig and the witch

Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish wit...

The desolations of Devil's Acre —Riggs, Ransom, author.

"The last thing Jacob Portman saw before the world went dark was a terrible, familiar face. Suddenly, he and Noor are back in the place where everything began, his grandfather's house. Jacob doesn't know how they escaped...

News of the world : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.

"In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical ficti...

The nowhere man —Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew, author.

"Who is the Nowhere Man? He is spoken about only in whispers. He comes to those in greatest need of his protection. There is no enemy he cannot fight. He lives by his own code. He takes no prisoners. His name is Evan Smo...

Unveiling the past : a novel —Sawyer, Kim Vogel, author.

"Newlyweds and cold case detectives Sean and Meghan Eagle have been given the task of investigating the twenty-years-past disappearance of a husband and father, Anson Menke. A judge ruled that the missing man chose to le...

The girl in his shadow : a novel —Blake, Audrey, active 2020, author.

"When Dr. Croft takes in orphan Eleanor Beady, he doesn't realize that he's gained an apprentice. Raised amidst Croft's experiments, "Nora" becomes his most trusted assistant-an unthinkable and unlawful pursuit for a wom...

The magic misfits —Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973- author.

"Six young magicians and illusionists team up to save their small town from a crooked carnival owner and his goons"-- Provided by publisher.

The conference of the birds —Riggs, Ransom, author.

With his dying words, H-- Jacob's final connection to his grandfather Abe's secret life-- entrusts Jacob with a mission: Deliver newly contacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V. Noor is being hunted...

1:35 A.M. —Cawthon, Scott, 1971- author.

"For Delilah, Stanley, and Devon, being left behind is practically a way of life. Orphaned from a young age and recently divorced, Delilah escapes deeper into her dreams each night, in desperate need of a wake-up call. S...

Clockwork princess —Clare, Cassandra, author.

When seventeen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray is kidnapped by the villainous Mortmain in his final bid for power, the London Institute rallies to save her, but is beset by danger and betrayal at every turn.

Swift

The little orphaned swift Manou is adopted by a seagull couple and struggles for acceptance in the seagulls' colony. When he meets other swifts, he suddenly finds himself torn between two worlds and must decide where he ...

The lonely hearts hotel —O'Neill, Heather, 1973- author.

Set in Montreal and New York between the wars, a spellbinding story about two orphans whose unusual magnetism and talent allow them to imagine a sensational future, from the bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-...

Iron house —Hart, John, 1965- author.

There was nothing but time at Iron House. Time to burn, time to kill, and time for Michael to emerge strong and unforgiving while his brother, Julian, became a tormented soul at the orphanage for boys. Two decades later ...

News of the world —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 4 of 11

"In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical ficti...

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