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Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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

Perry, Anne.

Summary: His name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police detective. But the accident that felled him has left him with only half a life; his memory and his entire past have vanished. As he tries to hide the truth, Monk returns to work and is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a Crimean War hero and man about town. Which makes Monk's efforts doubly difficult, since he's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Contents: James Bond theme : from Dr. No (John Barry & orchestra) -- Goldfinger (Shirley Bassey) -- Nobody does it better (Carly Simon) -- A view to a kill (Duran Duran) -- For your eyes only (Sheena Easton) -- We have all the time in the world (Louis Armstrong) -- Live and let die (Paul McCartney & Wings) -- All time high (Rita Coolidge) -- The living daylights (A-Ha) -- Licence to kill (Gladys Knight)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol/MGM Music 2002

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM BES

Colfer, Chris

Summary: "A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Graff, Keir

Summary: "When the missing button for their new apartment building's thirteenth floor suddenly appears, identical twins Mal and Colm are pulled into an eerie adventure in an parallel dimension"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Lee, Janice Y. K.

Summary: Hired by the wealthy Chen family as a piano instructor, Claire Pendleton is seduced by the social life of Hong Kong's expatriate community and begins an affair with Will Truesdale, an enigmatic Englishman with a devastating past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Lee

Summary: While visiting Mount Rushmore, Curious George gets into mischief when he takes an unplanned ride on a hot air balloon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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Summary: Go from the Egyptian pyramids to the ocean floor and to a gravity-defying mountaintop ski chase with James Bond. He teams with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova to stop the megalomanic Stromberg from unleasing a horrific scheme for world domination using Russian and American submarines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Spy 1977

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: "The Christmas spirit is overtaking Tradd Street with a vengeance in this festive new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Karen White. Melanie Trenholm should be anticipating Christmas with nothing but joy--after all, it's only the second Christmas she and her husband, Jack, will celebrate with their twin toddlers. But the ongoing excavation of the centuries-old cistern in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WHI

Graf, Mike.

Summary: Twin brother and sister, James and Morgan, embark on another adventure with their parents to explore the history, unusual geology, famous sites, plants, and animals of the Glacier National Park, where they learn about the threat climate change poses to the glaciers there. Sidebar notes contain additional facts about the area and describe the park's regulations and tourist facilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J Fiction Graf 2010

Sendker, Jan-Philipp

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Summary: "American expat Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father, and loving husband. But after living for nearly thirty years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and Paul's marriage unravels in the fallout. Now Paul is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink/Atria 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEN

Chieng, Chieh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

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

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: The Landon family travels to Glacier National Park to investigate why grizzly bear cubs are disappearing and become involved with a ten-year-old Mexican runaway boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2001

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC Skurz

Gardam, Jane.

Summary: The New York Times called Sir Edward Feathers one of the most memorable characters in modern literature. A lyrical novel that recalls his fully lived life, Old Filth has been acclaimed as Jane Gardam's masterpiece, a book where life and art merge. And now that beautiful, haunting novel has been joined by a companion that also bursts with humor and wisdom: The Man in the Wooden Hat. Old Filth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: This is the story of Kitty Fane, the adulterous wife of a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. When her husband discovers her deception, he exacts a terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic in China.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N

Summary: "On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China The rise of Hong Kong is the story of a miraculous post-War boom, when Chinese refugees flocked to a small British colony, and, in less than fifty years, transformed it into one of the great financial centers of the world. The unraveling of Hong Kong, on the other hand, shatters the grand illusion of China ever having the intention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.2506 WAS

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2016

Summary: It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DIR

Goldberg, Lee

Summary: Everybody loves Ian Ludlow's action novels - especially the CIA - because the spies know something the public doesn't: his fictional plots have a frightening tendency to come true. Ian is in Hong Kong with his resourceful assistant Margo French to research his wildest story yet - a deadly global conspiracy by Chinese intelligence to topple the United States. What Ian doesn't know is that his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss

Summary: Twelve-year-old Emily is on the move again. Her family is relocating to San Francisco, home of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger, a game where books are hidden all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles. But Emily soon learns that Griswold has been attacked and is in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BER

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BER

Berry, Steve

Summary: Shot down over Siberia in what was to be a simple meet-and-greet-mission, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States. Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still imbedded in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Berry 2016

Michels, Heide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 MIC