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Before we were yours : a novel —Wingate, Lisa, author.

"Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill F...

The house in the cerulean sea —Klune, TJ, author.

"A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of ...

Before we were yours —Wingate, Lisa, author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 5 of 15

"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four yo...

Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children —Riggs, Ransom, author.

A horrific family tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of an old orphanage that was home to children who were more than just pe...

Lion

At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta befo...

Before we were yours a novel —Wingate, Lisa, author.
Book Club
2019
Availability: 1 of 8

"Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill F...

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...

After the wedding

Isabel has devoted her life to working with the children in a Calcutta orphanage. Theresa is the multimillionaire leader of a media company who lives with her artist husband and twin boys in New York. When Isabel hears o...

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 ...

An orphan's war —Green, Molly, author.

Liverpool, 1942. Maxine is haunted by the ghosts of a shameful past. She is unable to get close to her fellow staff at the Dr Barnado's Orphanage where she works as a nurse, for fear they might uncover her secret. So Max...

The diabolical bones —Ellis, Bella, author.

"Charlotte, Anne, and Emily Brontë thought their detecting days were behind them, but a terrifying new discovery draws them into a devlish new mystery. Haworth Parsonage, February 1846: It's been six months since the ca...

An orphan in the snow —Green, Molly, author.

War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool's Dr Barnado's Home cannot give up hope.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

Mycroft and Sherlock : a novel —Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author.

Rising War Office star Mycroft Holmes persuades his brother, Sherlock, to volunteer at a friend's orphanage, where the suspicious death of a street urchin and a mysterious Chinese woman lead the brothers into the London ...

The orphan collector —Wiseman, Ellen Marie, author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 1 of 2

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...

Before we were yours : a novel —Wingate, Lisa, author.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 3 of 4

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night...

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children —Riggs, Ransom, author.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 9 of 11

A horrific family tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of an old orphanage that was home to children who were more than just pe...

Before we were yours a novel —Wingate, Lisa, author.

"Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill F...

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