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St. Clair, Chip.

Summary: Describes the author's early experiences of abuse at the hands of Michael Grant, the man he thought to be his father, how he eventually turned the man over to the police, and his discovery that Grant was a wanted child murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ST.CLAIR StC

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Miller, T. Christian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Brazelton, T. Berry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 BRA

Chase, Truddi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: E.P. Dutton 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHASE, TRUDI CHA

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

DJ Envy

Summary: Gia and Raashaun Casey met when they were two teenagers living around the corner from each other in Queens. They have been together for an astounding twenty-five years and have remained together through RaaShaun's growing celebrity, a devastating cheating scandal, and the births of five children. Gia and Raashaun explore the entire chronology of their love story with vulnerability, honesty, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Profiles Junior Alcantara, a 34-year-old man recovering from heroin addiction and dealing with the effects of chronic hepatitis C. Also looks at two other recovering addicts with hepatitis C. Medical doctors discuss the realities of heroin addiction and ways of treating it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIX

Forbes, Lisa

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Riveting, honest, and raw, I Can Take It From Here recounts Lisa Forbes's harrowing journey into darkness -- including a fourteen-year-long stint in a maximum-security prison -- and her fierce resolve to understand the effects of the trauma she endured, to take personal responsibility for her actions, and to ensure that her history does not dictate her destiny. The youngest of six children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press/Truth to Power Books 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORBES FOR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.734 ADO

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. A National Book Award Finalist! In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KOR

Luxenberg, Steve.

Summary: Traces the author's surprise discovery that his late mother had a sister who was sent away under mysterious circumstances and never mentioned by the family again, his efforts to research his long-lost aunt's story and whereabouts, and his struggles to understand the secrecy of her existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: R to R 362.2 Dodd 1996

Wexler, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 1990

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Isaacson, Rupert.

Summary: Describes the author's attempts to help his autistic son, Rowan, by taking the family to a remote area of Mongolia in order to consult shamans and allow Rowan to interact with horses and other animals in a quiet, accepting environment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ISAACSON, RUPERT ISA

Summary: Follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in an attempt to find healing for him. When two-year-old Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson, a writer and former horse trainer, and his wife Kristin sought the best possible medical care, but traditional therapies had little effect. They discovered that Rowan has a profound affinity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOR

Deutsch, Kevin

Summary: "An award-winning crime reporter describes how two high school honor-roll students used gang connections to loot pharmacies and sell narcotics through delivery drivers using location-based technology and even formed an alliance with the Mexican drug cartel headed by El Chapo,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 DEU

Barkin, Janna

Summary: This true story by a family about raising their transgender son is both a captivating read and an invaluable support source for parents facing similar issues. A warm, insightful portrait of a family that includes tips on helping young transgender people navigate their transition, it will support, educate and inspire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAR

Brazelton, T. Berry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 BRA

Franklin, Lynn C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.734 FRA

Weinman, Sarah

Summary: "In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Sarah Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing."--back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 WEI

Stevens, Michelle

Summary: "Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her mother's beguiling boyfriend, Gary Lundquist--an elementary school teacher, neighborhood stalwart, and brutal pedophile. Later that night, Gary locks Michelle in a cage, tortures her repeatedly, and uses her to quench his voracious and deviant sexual whims....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEVENS, MICHELLE STE

Pelzer, David J.

Summary: "All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself." These words were Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, and they represented the ultimate act of self reliance. Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality, denying him food and clothing, torturing him in any way...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.76 PEL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PELZER, DAVE PEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Pelzer Pel

Summary: Follows seven homeless youth in and around Union Square as they live with addition to heroin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Network 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNI

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