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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius. You've never met a college student quite like 'Rancho.' From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down-along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for 'Virus, ' the school's uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THR

Brown, Brené.

Summary: Discusses how to embrace vulnerability in order to live whole, courageous lives, explaining that traits typically regarded as character flaws and weaknesses are actually clear paths to engagement and meaningful connections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ediciones Urano 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 BRO

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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McCarthy, Cormac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MCC

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SPANISH 468 ALL

Summary: A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV FRE

Various artists.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Music, inc. 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL GRE

Steinberg, Steve.

Summary: "From their inception in 1903, the New York Yankees were a floundering team that played as second-class citizens to the New York Giants. With four winning seasons to date, the team was purchased in 1915 by Jacob Ruppert and his partner, Cap "Til" Huston.Three years later, when Ruppert hired Miller Huggins as manager, the unlikely partnership of two figures began, one that set into motion the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 STE

Broughton, Chad.

Summary: "In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a century. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, had good insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 BRO

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum Publications 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

Giffels, David.

Summary: "Award-winning author and journalist David Giffels explores the meaning of identity and place, hamburgers, hard work, and basketball in this collection of wry, irreverent essays reflecting on the many aspects of Midwestern culture and life from an insider's perspective.The Industrial Midwest built modern America, thrived for almost a century, then profoundly collapsed. But for cities like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0977 GIF

Summary: Documents how former drug-trafficker, Anderson Sá and the Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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

Bock, Lee.

Summary: The misadventures of a sleepy farmer as he agonizes over a mixed-up list of the coming day's chores. How will he ever milk the fence, repair the cow, mow the silo and climb the hay before morning comes?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raven Tree Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Bock

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: Set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espaǫl 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MCC

Suarez, Daniel

Summary: Matthew Sobol era un legendario diseñador de juegos de ordenador. Su prematura muerte deja desconsolados a miles de aficionados en todo el mundo. Pero esa muerte, además, pone en acción a un daemon, un programa cibernético autónomo, que inicia una cadena de acontecimientos que amenazan con acabar con el mundo interconectado que nos rodea. Ahora Sobol se ha ido a la tumba con sus secretos, y...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Umbriel 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION SUA

Binelli, Mark.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "The fall and maybe rise of Detroit, America's most epic urban failure, from local native and Rolling Stone reporter Mark BinelliOnce America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is our country's greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet (and that's saying something) has managed to do the unthinkable: turn the end of days into a laboratory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1 BIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.1216 BIN

Hoen, Sean Madigan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

Maraniss, David.

Summary: In 1963 Detroit was on top of the world. The city's leaders were among the most visionary in America; it was the American auto makers' best year; the revolution in music and politics was underway. Reuther's UAW had helped lift the middle class. The time was full of promise. Once in a Great City shows that the shadows of collapse were evident even then. Detroit at its peak was threatened by its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4 MAR

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1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: 977.4 Maraniss 2015

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 MAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.434 MAR

Verne, Jules

Summary: En 1872 Phileas Fogg ha sufrido una apuesta por viajar alrededor del mundo en setenta y nueve días,, veintitrés horas y cincuenta y siete minutos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blume 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH FIC VER

Dempsey, Kristy

Summary: "Count each little finger one by one ... Cuenta cada dedito, uno a uno"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: BOARD SPANISH DEM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions Bergeron 1977

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 Bergeron