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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kaleb has always looked up to his older stepbrother, Luke, in snowboarding and everything else, so when Luke is wounded in Afghanistan Kaleb is devastated--and to honor his brother he is set on competing on the difficult slopestyle course.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: Relieved to be reassigned to a comparatively peaceful air base in Kyrgyzstan, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson discovers a cache of opium on the base that leads him and interpreter Sergeant Major Sophia Gold into a lethal conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

Berenson, Alex.

Summary: John Wells, an undercover operative for the CIA, travels to Kabul to investigate a drug trafficking operation that involves the agency, the military, and the Taliban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Baldacci, David

Summary: The teenage son of an U.S. MIA in Afghanistan hires Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--to solve the mystery surrounding his father. But their investigation quickly leads to deeper, more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? What was his true mission? Could Tyler be the next target?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Baldacci 2013

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: Afghan Air Force adviser Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson and his interpreter, Sergeant Major Sophia Gold, are reunited for a mission in Afghanistan. Following a devastating earthquake in the region, Parson and Gold find their aid and rescue efforts strained when a Taliban splinter group further destabilizes the area with deadly violence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC YOU

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: When the Afghan National Police training center in Kabul is attacked by jihadists, Major Michael Parson accompanies wounded soldiers on planes bound for Germany only to discover that several of the planes have been sabotaged.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

Summary: Three men, three different paths, caught in conflict but brought together to save lives--a sniper, an intelligence officer and an Afghan warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC 2016

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Gately, Roberta.

Summary: In the wake of 9/11, ER nurse Elsa travels to war-torn Afghanistan to run a small medical clinic in Bamiyan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAT

Klay, Phil.

Summary: "Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. In "Redeployment", a soldier who has had to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Klay 2014

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: When their plane is shot down in a blizzard while transporting an important Taliban detainee, navigator Michael Parson and Army interpreter Sergeant Gold fight for survival in the harsh terrain of Afghanistan, where they struggle to outmaneuver terrorists and dubiously trustworthy villagers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Young 2010

Mackin, Will

Summary: "In the tradition of Redeployment, a short story collection from a decorated U.S. Navy veteran who served several combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan--a powerful depiction of life on the front lines of today's warfare. A mesmerizing debut collection that reveals what it is like to be a member of an elite special operations team, when so many missions take place behind night vision, ancient...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Schultz, Katey.

Contents: While the rest of America's at the mall -- With the burqa -- Home on leave -- My son wanted a notebook -- Poo mission -- Refugee -- Into pure bronze -- Just the dog and me -- Amputee -- Permanent wave -- That Sunday morning feeling -- Getting perspective -- WIA -- MIA KIA -- The ghost of Sanchez -- Checkpoint -- First commander -- Pressin' the flesh -- Stars over Afghanistan -- Deuce out --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apprentice House, Loyola University Maryland 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction SC Schultz 2013

Ackerman, Elliot.

Summary: An Afghani orphan loses everything when his village is attacked by militants and must join a U.S.-funded militia to try to save his injured brother, who fell victim to a marketplace bomb.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Waldman, Amy

Summary: Parveen Shams, a college senior in search of a calling, feels pulled between her charismatic and mercurial anthropology professor and the comfortable but predictable Afghan-American community in her Northern California hometown. When she discovers a bestselling book called Mother Afghanistan, a memoir by humanitarian Gideon Crane that has become a bible for American engagement in the country,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Roy-Bhattacharya, Joydeep.

Summary: "At a stark outpost in the Kandahar mountain range, a team of American soldiers watches a young Afghan woman approach. She has come to beg for the return of her brother's body. The camp's tense, claustrophobic atmosphere comes to a boil as the men argue about what to do next. Taking its cues from the Antigone myth, this significant, eloquent novel recreates the chaos, intensity, and immediacy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

Giordano, Paolo

Summary: " From the bestselling author of The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a searing novel of war and the journey from youth into manhood. In Paolo Giordano's highly awaited new novel, a platoon of young men and one woman soldier leaves Italy for one of the mostdangerous places on earth. Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Gulistan district of Afghanistan is nothing but an exposed sandpit scorched by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIO

Hunter, Stephen

Summary: Bob Lee Swagger tracks down an AWOL Marine sniper who resurfaces to complete his last mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Hunter, Stephen

Summary: Ray Cruz, called the Cruise Missile by the grunts because he never missed a shot, is still hunting a warlord who has since become America's proudest ally in the Afghan war and may be political savior all have been waiting for. Has Ray gone rogue, or insane, or has he turned? Bob Lee Swagger, on the task force meant to catch Ray Cruz before he takes out his prey, has to find out, even if in some...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HUN

Hunter, Stephen

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter comes a thriller that plunges deep into the world of high-tech national security, the hearts and minds of those who kill for duty, and the latest mission for veteran sniper Bob Lee Swagger--who may have finally met the only man who can outshoot him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HUN

Ackerman, Elliot.

Summary: An Afghani orphan loses everything when his village is attacked by militants and must join a U.S.-funded militia to try to save his injured brother, who fell victim to a marketplace bomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACK

Wemlinger, John

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Summary: Major David Keller was well on his way to becoming a general when a roadside bomb in Afghanistan took his legs. Angry, grieving, and carrying a loaded gun, David returns home to mend a few fences beforeusing that gun to end his life. But before the snow flies, his family, hiscommunity and Maggie McCall, someone he tried to forget, will prove to him that life in the small town of Onekama,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2019

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Roper, Gayle G.

Summary: "Rachel Beiler loves her job as the teacher in her Amish community. She's obedient, humble, and compliant and tries to keep the ordnung to the best of her ability. But Rachel has a secret--something that could get her shunned if she's found out. She loves knowledge and yearns for a college education. After serving a dozen years in the Army, Rob Lanier has returned from Afghanistan. But now that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROP

London, C. Alexander.

Summary: Gus Dempsey is a newly trained dog handler in the United States Marine Corps, and when he is deployed to Afghanistan he is paired with Loki, a bomb-sniffing black Labrador with a mischievous streak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J DT 1

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