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Ten beautiful things —Griffin, Molly Beth, author.

Lily is moving into her grandmother's farm in Iowa, and she is sad about all the changes necessary in her life--but on the long drive her grandmother challenges her to find ten beautiful things that they can share togeth...

A monster calls

Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentle...

No return address —Anderson-Dargatz, Gail, 1963- author.

"In this short novel, a woman mourning the loss of her mother gets a mysterious package in the mail."-- Provided by publisher.

The rough patch —Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.
Book + Audio
2019
Availability: 4 of 5

A breathtakingly beautiful and luminescent book that is pitchperfect for anyone of any age who has experienced any type of loss or disappointment, from New York Times-bestselling picture book creator Brian Lies.

A monster calls : a novel —Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill -- an ancient, wild creature that wants him to fa...

Ride the wind —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.

"Javier has a secret. On one of his father's fishing trips, still hurting from the loss of his mother, he finds an albatross caught on the hooks--alive, if only barely. Against the orders of his father, who has been dist...

Lost in the clouds —Tinn-Disbury, Tom, author, illustrator.

"Billy misses his Mommy very much. She lives in the clouds. Some days the sun is shining and Mommy's clouds are nowhere to be seen. Those are Billy's favorite days when he and Daddy would play in the garden all day long,...

Miracle —Steel, Danielle.
Large Print
2005
Availability: 20 of 22

A fierce storm brings together three very different people--Quinn Thompson, a widower seeking an escape from his feelings of guilt; his neighbor, Maggie Dartman, grieving over a loss; and Jack Adams, the carpenter brough...

Being known : a novel —Gunn, Robin Jones, 1955- author.

"From the bestselling author of Becoming Us comes a novel unpacking loss, doubts, friendship, and the hard questions we ask of God and those we love. After her mom passed away, Jennalyn was in the midst of moving, having...

A man called Ove —Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

There is something about Ove. At first sight, he is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots - neighbours who can't reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistant...

The road to grace the third journal of the walk series —Evans, Richard Paul.
Large Print
2012
Availability: 6 of 6

Now nearly halfway through his trek, Alan Christoffersen walks from South Dakota to Memphis, Tennessee. He covers more than 800 miles on foot, but it's the people he meets along the way who give the journey its true mean...

A thousand splendid suns —Hosseini, Khaled.

Chronicles the lives of two Afghan women who struggle to survive, raise a family, and find happiness in war-torn Afghanistan.

The company we keep : a novel —Itani, Frances, 1942- author.

"In this warm, bittersweet story, set in the same town as Remembering the Bones, five strangers find solace and new friendships as they grapple with grief in its many guises. Hazzley is having a hard time after the death...

The road to grace : the third journal of The walk series —Evans, Richard Paul.

Still grieving the loss of his wife and the rest of his life, Alan Christoffersen starts walking the one thousand miles between South Dakota and St. Louis. Along the way, he meets a mysterious woman who follows him for n...

The hatbox letters : a novel —Powning, Beth, 1949-

Kate, a 52-year-old widow struggling to come to terms with her solitary life in the rambling house she once shared with her husband and children in rural New Brunswick, discovers the tragic truth behind her grandparents'...

The Goldfinch

Theodore 'Theo' Decker was thirteen years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, r...

The walk —Evans, Richard Paul.
Large Print
2010
Availability: 3 of 5

What would you do if you lost everything--your job, your home, and the love of your life--all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he's tempted by his darkest thoughts but then d...

Ida, always —Levis, Caron, author.

A polar bear grieves over the loss of his companion, based on the real-life Gus and Ida of New York's Central Park Zoo.

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