Tearjerkers

Are you looking for a great story that will tug at your heartstrings?  These books, movies and audiobooks are guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes.  Grab some tissues and enjoy!

Bambi

Bambi [DVD-videorecording]

Story of a deer, tracing his life from birth through the loss of his mother, to his adulthood and fathering of his own fawns.

One of Disney's best.

Before I die / Jenny Downham

Before I die / Jenny Downham

A terminally ill teenaged girl makes and carries out a list of things to do before she dies.

 

Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog / John Grogan

Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog / John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

The notebook / Nicholas Sparks

The notebook / Nicholas Sparks

In a testimony to the lasting power of love, a man tells an elderly woman a story from a faded old notebook, his voice relating the heartbreaking tale of two lovers and their fifty-year journey to happiness.

The secret life of bees [CD-sound recording] : a novel / Sue Monk Kidd

The secret life of bees [CD-sound recording]  / Sue Monk Kidd

After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.

Sophie's choice [DVD-videorecording]

Sophie's choice [DVD-videorecording]

A Polish Catholic who survived Auschwitz settles in America after World War II. A personalized view of the Holocaust and its devastating effect on one woman who survived it but lost her children.

Terms of endearment [DVD-videorecording]

Terms of endearment [DVD-videorecording]

James Brooks's Oscar-winning adaptation of Larry McMurty's best-seller chronicles the unpredictable lives and relationships of a strong-willed mother and her daughter. Shirley MacLaine won her first Academy Award as the emperious Aurora. Jack Nicholson also earned an Oscar as her neighbor, a former astronaut.

The time traveler's wife [CD-sound recording] / by Audrey Niffenegger

The time traveler's wife [CD-sound recording] / by Audrey Niffenegger

Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.

Thirteen reasons why : a novel / by Jay Asher.

Thirteen reasons why  / Jay Asher.

When Clay Jenkins receives a box containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends the night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

The year of magical thinking / Joan Didion

The year of magical thinking / Joan Didion.

An autobiographical portrait of marriage and motherhood by the acclaimed author details her struggle to come to terms with life and death, illness, sanity, personal upheaval, and grief.

 

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