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Watkins, Claire Vaye

4 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "From "the most captivating voice to come out of the West since Annie Proulx" (Vogue), the furious, hilarious, soul-rending story of one woman's reckoning with marriage, work, sex, and motherhood. Since my baby was born, I have been able to laugh and seethe funny side of things. a) As much as I ever did. b) Not quite as much now. c) Not so much now. d) Not at all. Leaving behind her husband,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

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Gratz, Alan

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Raab, Scott

Summary: "The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 RAA

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: "Marcus Ryker has spent his entire career studying killers. One thing he knows for sure: a peace summit is the ultimate stage for an assassination. President Andrew Clarke is determined to announce his historic peace plan from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. But when senior American officials who support the plan begin violently dying, Clarke orders Ryker and his team of CIA operatives to hunt...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ROS

Barker, Michelle

Summary: "Life in East Germany in the early 1980's is very hard for Lena following the death of her parents and the sudden disappearance and consequent erasure of her uncle's existence by the secret service police, the Stasi. Lena is determined to unearth what happened to her beloved uncle."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: "With the unexpected death of Russian President Aleksandr Luganov, and Iran's efforts to acquire fully operational nuclear warheads successfully thwarted, American President Andrew Clarke decides the moment has come to unveil his comprehensive proposal to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians. However, when a series of senior American officials involved in the peace process are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Boggs, Grace Lee.

Summary: Synopsis: A world dominated by America and driven by cheap oil, easy credit, and conspicuous consumption is unraveling before our eyes. In this powerful, deeply humanistic book, Grace Lee Boggs, a legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America, shrewdly assesses the current crisis-political, economical, and environmental-and shows how to create the radical social change we need to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2011

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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: During the Great Depression, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo must endure heartwrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. She and her parents struggle to keep their Oklahoma farm running as a drought and devastating dust storms take a toil on both the land and the family. In this midst of this turmoil, a tragic household accident badly injures both Billie Jo and her mother. The quiet...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1998

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

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Swanson, Barrett

Summary: "Across these essays, Barrett Swanson embarks on a personal quest for meaning amid the swirl of our post-truth climate. Traversing the country, he introduces us to Americans who are contending with the aftermath of political and economic collapse and who are striving to recover some semblance of meaning and purpose. "Notes from a Last Man" chronicles a period of personal lostness and considers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 SWA

Powell, Anthony

Summary: Product Description: Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Powell, Anthony

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Product Description: Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: "With the unexpected death of Russian President Aleksandr Luganov and Iran's efforts to acquire fully operational nuclear warheads successfully thwarted, American President Andrew Clarke decides the moment has come to unveil his comprehensive proposal to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians. However, when a series of senior American officials involved in the peace process are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ROS

Summary: A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction. This groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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Jobin-Leeds, Greg

Summary: "Same-sex marriage, #BlackLivesMatter, the Dream Act, the People's Climate March, End the New Jim Crow, Occupy Wall Street--these are just a few of the initiatives that have taken flight in the past decade, the most fertile and productive era of activism and reform this country has seen since the 1960s. Now, in a visually rich and deeply inspiring book, movement leaders and activists distill...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 JOB

Powell, Anthony

Summary: Product Description: Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Thoene, Bodie

Summary: "Behold the Man is the culmination of the Jerusalem Chronicles and brings readers to an encounter with the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. How could Jesus--who preached righteousness before God, and love and mercy toward neighbors--be so hated and pursued? To the Temple officials, he was a threat to the livelihood and authority of the priesthood. To Herod Antipas, he was a threat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Thoene 2016

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After a fall during her balance beam routine thirteen-year-old Rachel and her cousin use the magical Sports Illustrated magazines in their grandfather's collection to travel back to the 1976 Olympics to observe Nadia Comăneci's perfect routines--and incidentally meet their grandfather who is covering the Olympics as a sports reporter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Press imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Ulysse, Katia D

Summary: "No one was prepared for the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, taking over a quarter-million lives, and leaving millions of others homeless. Three thousand miles away, Jacqueline Florestant mourns the presumed death of her parents, while her husband, a former US Marine and combat veteran, cares for their three-year-old daughter as he fights his own battles with acute PTSD. Horrified...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ULY

Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Dearen, Jason

Summary: "An award-winning investigative journalist's horrifying true crime story of America's deadliest drug contamination outbreak and the greed and deception that fueled it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 DEA

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