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Klages, Ellen

Summary: It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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

Nesbit, TaraShea.

Summary: "Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London, Chicago--and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret, including what their husbands were doing at the lab. They lived in barely finished houses with P.O. box...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: A spy thriller on the making of the atom bomb. The protagonist, counter-intelligence officer Michael Connolly, investigates the murder of a security officer at the Los Alamos compound in 1940s New Mexico. He has an affair with the wife of a foreign physicist and uncovers a spy at the highest level. A first novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV OPP

Summary: Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Raúl the Third

Summary: "Little Lobo and his friends are excited for the out-of-this-world book festival the Guadalupian Library hosts every year! Everyone has a special book they're looking for, but there's so much to see and do first. From cookbook demonstrations and comics workshops to mask making and language classes, this library has something for everyone. Can Little Lobo, Bernabé, Kooky Dooky, Coco Rocho, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAU

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAU

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 623.4 SHE

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

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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

De Regil, Tania

Summary: En una primera visita sin sus papás a la casa de su abuela en las afueras de la Ciudad de México, una niña descubre lo que hace que la abuela tan especial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH DE

Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Summary: Six-year-old Antonio embarks upon a spiritual journey under the watchful guidance of Ultima, a healing woman, that leads him to question his faith and beliefs in family, religion, and other aspects of his Chicano culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1999

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ANA

Kean, Sam

Summary: Traces the story of a renegade group of soldiers, scientists, and spies who were sent into Axis territory to spy on and sabotage Germany's nuclear weapons research and prevent Hitler from obtaining a nuclear bomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.8 KEA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.8 KEA

Young, Brian (Brian Lee)

Summary: "When Nathan goes to visit his grandma, Nali, at her mobile home on the Navajo reservation, he knows he's in for a summer with no running water and no electricity. That's okay, though. He loves spending time with Nali, and with his uncle Jet--though it's clear when Jet arrives that he brings his problems with him. One night, while lost in the nearby desert, Nathan finds something extraordinary....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC YOU

Morales, Areli

Summary: "In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story of moving from a quiet town in Mexico to the bustling and noisy metropolis of New York City"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

Lasky, Kathryn

Summary: "Yossel, along with his family, flees anti-Jewish Russian pogroms in the late nineteenth century and settles in the American Southwest where he forges a friendship with Thomas, a Native American Navajo boy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAS

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

Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH WIL

Stelson, Caren Barzelay

Summary: "Six-year-old Sachiko and her family suffered greatly after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and in the years that followed, the miraculous survival of a ceramic bowl became a key part of Sachiko's journey toward peace"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 YAS

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

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: In the 1930s, two teenage brothers whose ranch in New Mexico was raided by bandits, cross into Mexico to search for stolen horses. The novel follows them through the revolution-torn countryside, meeting soldiers, peasants, priests and thieves, all proffering advice. By the author of All the Pretty Horses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

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McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: Billy and Boyd Parham are two boys living in New Mexico on the cusp of unimaginable events in the years before the Second World War. First comes a trespassing Indian and the dream of wolves running wild among cattle. Billy traps a she-wolf, intending to restore it to the mountains of New Mexico. But when he returns, he finds everything he left behind utterly transformed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

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