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Summary: The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Once a third-rate superhero, Harvey Birdman is now a third-rate lawyer. His cases always involve legal disputes between cartoon characters, many from Hanna Barbera cartoons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HAR

Verdi, Giuseppe

Summary: Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2012

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA TRO

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: How Tía Lola came to visit stay: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful great aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 395.24 ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A cultural exploration of the Latina fifteenth birthday celebration traces the experiences of a Queens teen preparing for her quinceañera, in an account that documents the history of the celebration's traditions as well as its growing popularity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 395.24 ALV

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories, Triangle Square Books for Young Readers 2016

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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALV

Alvarez, Manny.

Summary: Provides a step-by-step weight loss plan that helps women lose weight and still retain their natural curves through a variety of Latin-inspired recipes, a meal-plan, and guidelines to a healthy lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celebra Book 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.25 ALV

Alvarez, Ted

Summary: "Backpacker The Survival Hacker's Handbook provides detailed instruction on how to use everyday items to survive in extraordinary circumstances. Sure, the quirk is here. For instance, learn how to make a fishhook out of a beer can, start a fire with hand sanitizer, or purify water with bleach. But it goes beyond the quirk to identify real solutions for real scenarios--with real items you carry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Falcon Guides 2018

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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Captures the vivid lives of the García sisters, four privileged and rebellious Dominican girls adapting to their new lives in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Dragonfly Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: The popular author talks about three of her most personal relationships--with her parents, with her husband, and with a young Haitian boy known as Piti.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALVAREZ, JULIA ALV

Alvarez, Lorena

Summary: Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning brings them back to life in the whimsical drawings. When a mysterious new girl appears at school, Sandy's drawings are noticed for the first time, but Morfie's fascination with Sandy's talent soon turns into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ALV

Alvarez, Ted

Summary: Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park s Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel s Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Falcon Guides 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.54 ALV

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Esta novela "cuenta la deliciosa historia de una familia dominicana, instalada en Vermont, que recibe la visita de una pariente muy especial. La irresistible, incontrolable e incluso mágica tía Lola transforma la vida de su familia. Sombreros, pañuelos, vestidos alegres, tacones, maracas, un tambor para las fiestas, café, hierbabuena, orégano, anís, hojas de guanábana, ajíes--su alegría invade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 ALV SPANISH

Alvarez, Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Alvarez

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: Latina novelist Alma Huebner is suffering from writer's block and is years past the completion date for yet another of her best-selling family sagas. Her husband, Richard, works for a humanitarian organization and wants her help on an AIDS assignment in the Dominican Republic. But Alma begs off joining him--her publisher is breathing down her neck. She promises to work hard and follow him a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: A best-selling, Latin-American author living in Vermont, Alma stays behind when her husband travels to the Dominican Republic to help fight AIDS. She needs the time to work on her latest book, but she has terrible writer's block. Soon, her focus is diverted to an entirely new story, that of the early 19th-century anti-smallpox expedition of Dr. Francisco Balmis. Accompanying Dr. Balmis was Doa...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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

Alvarez, Tom

Summary: Step by step, Tom Alvarez is here to teach beginning and intermediate artists every aspect of working in the adventure style of comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Light 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.2 Alvarez

Alvarez, Walter

Summary: "Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us. Big History, the field that studies the entire known past of our universe to give context to human existence, has so far been the domain of historians. In [this book], geologist Walter Alvarez-- best known for his 'Impact Theory' explaining dinosaur...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523 ALV