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2334 Results
Ballet shoes

Three orphans raised by the niece of an eccentric explorer in 1930s London aspire to careers on the stage and in the theater.

News of the world —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Large Print
2016
Availability: 5 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...

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 ...

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-...

The duke heist —Ridley, Erica, author.

"Chloe Wynchester is completely forgettable--a curse that gives her the ability to blend into any crowd. When the only father she's ever known makes a dying wish for his adopted family of orphans to recover a missing pai...

Counting by 7s —Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958-

Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident.

Forever my cowboy —Faver, June, author.

Rancher Cade Garrett's sister and her husband are killed in a plane crash, and Cade is determined to make a home for his young niece and nephew. City girl Jennifer Lachance, the children's aunt, is devastated by the deat...

The magic strings of Frankie Presto —Albom, Mitch, 1958-

The voice of Music narrates the tale of its most beloved disciple, young Frankie Presto, a war orphan raised by a blind music teacher in a small Spanish town. At nine years old, Frankie is sent to America in the bottom o...

Russian roulette —Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-

Presented with an unexpected assignment, Alex Rider's greatest nemesis, Yassen Gregoravich, recalls his life and the path that led him to become an assassin while his one-time friend, Alex's uncle, became a spy.

Ballerina

Felicie is a young orphan from Brittany who has only one passion: dance. With her best friend Victor, who wants to become a great inventor, they come up with a madcap scheme to escape their orphanage for Paris, the City ...

You can't hide —Poblocki, Dan, author.

"Poppy, Marcus, Dash, Dylan, and Azumi are all trapped within Shadow House, a sinister estate where past and present intertwine. As they fight to find a way out, the kids think the ghosts of the house are the greatest da...

The slippery slope —Snicket, Lemony, author.

In the perilous Mortmain Mountains, Klaus and Violet Baudelaire meet another well-read person, who helps them try to rescue Sunny from the villainous Count Olaf and his henchmen as they all near "the last safe place."

Madeline and the old house in Paris —Marciano, John Bemelmans, author, illustrator.

When Lord Cucuface, head of Madeline's school, takes a telescope from the attic during a surprise inspection, its ghostly owner convinces Madeline to help get it back, with help from neighbor Pepito and her fellow orphan...

You belong here now : a novel —Rostad, Dianna, author.

Montana 1925: An Irish boy orphaned by Spanish flu, a tiny girl who won't speak, and a volatile young man who lies about his age to escape Hell's Kitchen, are paraded on train platforms across the Midwest to work-worn fo...

The secret garden

An orphan girl and her invalid cousin bring new life to their home on the moors when they discover the secret garden.

The family upstairs a novel —Jewell, Lisa.
Large Print
2019
Availability: 9 of 15

"Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she's been waiting for her entire life... She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the ...

The hero of Hope Springs —Yates, Maisey, author.

"For as long as brooding cowboy Ryder Daniels has known Sammy Marshall, she has been his sunshine. Her free spirit and bright smile saved him after the devastating loss of his parents and gave him the strength to care fo...

Alone in the wild —Armstrong, Kelley, author.

"The hidden town of Rockton is about to face a challenge none of them saw coming: a baby. Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that's what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to ...

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