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Chiaverini, Jennifer

7 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Just weeks before Christmas, severe wintry weather damages the church hall hosting the Christmas Boutique--an annual sale of handcrafted gifts and baked goods that supports the county food pantry. Determined to save the fundraiser, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson offers to hold the event at Elm Creek Manor, her ancestral family estate and summertime home to Elm Creek Quilt Camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2019

Kristof, Nicholas D.

Summary: "From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world--a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband and wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 360 KRI

Camilleri, Andrea.

Summary: "Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano. His relationship with Livia is once again on the rocks and - acutely aware of his age - he is beginning to grow weary of the endless violence he encounters." "Then a young woman is found dead, her face half shot off and only a tattoo of a sphinx moth giving any hint as to her identity. The tattoo links her to three similarly marked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: "Targeted by a hitman and under threat of his past being exposed by the media, Alex reluctantly turns to MI6. But their help doesn't come cheap: they need Alex to spy on the activities at a GM crop plant. There he spots Desmond McCain, a high profile charity organiser, who realises that Alex is on to him and the real plans for the money he's raising. Kidnapped and whisked off to Africa, Alex...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HOR

Fluke, Joanne

Summary: Hannah has excellent reasons to despise the caddish Bradford Ramsey, as do many other women. Nevertheless, she'd rather not expose her youthful indiscretions, especially to her policeman beau. Hannah is very busy with the mayor's wife Lake Eden, Minn. charity event at which Ramsey is host. So what should she say when she stumbles upon his murdered corpse?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Pub. Corp. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLU

Appelt, Kathi

Summary: A rambunctious puppy finds a home at the Ronald McDonald House, a place that houses sick children and their families while they undergo treatment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE APP

Fluke, Joanne

Summary: When the mayor's wife orders over 1,000 cookies, it's just another busy summer day in the life of Hannah Swensen. But when Hannah and her sister discover an old boyfriend murdered at the big magic show, the cook turned detective must solve the case as her reputation is at stake.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M FLU

Cho, Tina M.

Summary: In South Korea, Yoori and her Appa, who grew up in North Korea, work with other villagers to send special balloons to carry rice over the border into North Korea, where people are starving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHO

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: When Alex discovers the full plans of Desmond McCain that would create and epic disaster and kill millions, he is forced to seek the protection of M16. Alex finds himself manipulated in a deadly game that could destroy an entire East African country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thompson, Jean

Summary: After surviving a shooting at her high school, Linnea is packed off to live with her estranged father, Art, who doesn't quite understand how he has suddenly become responsible for raising a sullen adolescent girl. Art's neighbor, Christie, is a nurse distracted by an eccentric patient, Mrs. Foster, who has given Christie the reins to her Humanity Project, a bizarre and well-endowed charity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Vickers, Salley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VIC

Ceelee

Summary: Dr. Fluoridee (pronounced "Flor-RID-dee") finds a cavity on a little girl's tooth. "What's a cavity?," the little girl asks. Find out what this silly dentist says about sugarbugs and all their shenanigans!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ceelee 0000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Ceelee 2015

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mullins, Matt.

Summary: Photographs and text introduce scientific concepts related to friction, explaining what friction is and what it affects, describing how people have used friction throughout human history, and providing additional facts, statistics, and a time line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 531.1134 MUL

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When two twelve-year-old girls--one a famous TV star, the other an obsessive fan--switch bodies the results are nothing but disastrous.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4

Nimmo, Jenny.

Summary: Back at Bloor's Academy after Christmas vacation, Charlie finds himself confronted with a new problem when young Henry Yewbeam, who vanished during a game of marbles in 1916, suddenly appears and needs help to find his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Egger, Robert.

Contents: Introduction : "Brother, can you spare a dime?" : a brief history of the handout -- Soup kitchen confidential -- Doing good versus doing right -- Feeding the tapirs -- Starfish and random acts -- Whom are you serving? -- M=EC² -- The tangible link -- Taking Troy -- Take it to 11 -- Keeping the faith -- Grab the future by the face -- Epilogue : Redemption city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.7068 EGG

Rippin, Sally

Summary: "The school principal has given Billie and the Secret Mystery Club a very important mystery to solve. Many years ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE RIP

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC