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Cave, Damien

Summary: "New York Times Australia Bureau Chief Damien Cave delivers an impactful and informative account of how risk taking in parenting, and in all aspects of life, creates happier, healthier individuals and communities. Cave's exploration of Australian parenting culture, through gripping research and storytelling, will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about safety, risk,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAVE, DAMIEN CAV

Corrigan, Kelly

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as "Your father's the glitter but I'm the glue." This meant nothing to Kelly, who left childhood sure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 994.4 COR

Morgan, Marlo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Miller, Linda Lael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Coes, Ben.

Summary: "Wanting only a peaceful, obscure life, Dewey Andreas has gone to rural Australia, far from turbulent forces that he once fought against. But powerful men, seeking revenge, have been scouring the earth looking for Dewey. And now, they've finally found him - forcing Dewey to abandon his home and to fight for his life against a very well armed, well trained group of assassins. Meanwhile, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COE

Garwood, Julie.

Summary: "Cordelia Kane has always been a daddy's girl--her father raised her alone after her mother died in a car crash when Cordelia was just two years old. So when he has a serious heart attack, Cordelia is devastated, and the emotion is only intensified by the confusion she feels when he reveals the shocking truth about her mother. Cordelia can't suppress her curiosity about the woman who gave birth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Chaffey, Will.

Contents: Thirst -- Departures and arrivals -- Mitchell Plateau -- Millaa Millaa -- Wild Bill -- Perry Farm and Middlebrook Road -- By the road -- The academy -- Frank and Earl -- Tanami -- Getting out of Alice -- Alice to Melbourne -- Melbourne -- Back to Millaa -- Swahili spoken here -- West -- Flood : the flight from Wyndham -- First steps -- Landmarks -- The river -- The cave in the cliff -- Oralee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.41 CHA

Morgan, Marlo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1994

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

Lim, Rebecca

Summary: "Wen Zhou is a first-generation daughter of Chinese migrant parents. She has high expectations from her parents to succeed in school, especially her father, whose strict rules leave her feeling trapped. She dreams of creating a future for herself more satisfying than the one her parents expect her to lead. Then she befriends a boy named Henry who is also a first generation immigrant. He is the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2023

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

Perry, Thomas

Summary: "Michael Shaeffer is a retired American businessman, living peacefully in England with his aristocratic wife. But her annual summer party brings strangers to their house, and with them, an attempt on Michael's life. He is immediately thrust into action, luring his lethal pursuers to Australia before venturing into the lion's den-the States-to figure out why the mafia is after him-again-and how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PER

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Maralung, Alan

Contents: New song (3:38) -- Bushfire (3:19) -- Ibis (5:39) -- Green frog (8:52) -- Jabiru (4:59) -- Brolga (6:03) -- Garranan (6:21) -- Minmin light (8:30).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC BUN

McKenna, Mark

Summary: "Return to Uluru explores the cold case that strikes at the heart of Australia's white supremacy -- the death of an Aboriginal man in 1934; the iconic life of a white, "outback" police officer; and the continent's most sacred and mysterious landmark. Inside Cardboard Box 39 at the South Australian Museum's storage facility lies the forgotten skull of an Aboriginal man who died eighty-five years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.899 MCK

Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

Chambers, Kasey

Summary: For her 12th studio album 'Campfire,' iconic Australian singer songwriter Kasey Chambers takes us back to her earliest musical influences.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Essence Group US 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY CHA

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH SAN

Martinez, Claudia Guadalupe

Summary: En el primer libro infantil que describe el capítulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriación Mexicana, un niño y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno. Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un niño y su familia toman la difícil decisión de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Summary: Utopia is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern Australia and home to the oldest human presence on earth. 'This film is a journey into that secret country,' says John Pilger in Utopia. 'It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Thomson, Sarah L.

Summary: During the fire season in Australia, a wombat allows its underground shelter to become a place of refuge for other vulnerable animals in need. Discusses Australia's devastating 2019-2020 fire season, in which many animals lost their lives or their habitats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Isenberg, Sheila.

Summary: An American heiress turned resistance hero, Muriel was an electrifying woman who impressed everyone she met with her beauty and intelligence. Her adventurous life led her from Chicago's high society to a Viennese medical school, and then to the Austrian underground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.53 ISE

Sparke, Indigo.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: SACRED BONES 2021

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK SPA

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