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Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: February 2015 is the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death. Written by a powerful team: Malcolm X's daughter and YA favorite Kekla Magoon. A gripping story of adolescence based on the true story of a larger-than-life figure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SHA

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: "Introducing the newest Wimpy Kid author: Rowley Jefferson! Rowley's best friend Greg Heffley has been chronicling his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals . . . and counting. But it's finally time for readers to hear directly from Rowley in a journal of his own. In Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, Rowley writes about his experiences and agrees to play the role of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Clébert, Jean-Paul

Summary: "Paris Vagabond is an unclassifiable masterpiece, a book that purports to be a novel but, accompanied as it is by the photographs of Patrice Molinard, is as much a brilliant documentary as a work of the imagination. In rich prose, suffused with the language of the street, and brilliantly rendered in English by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Jean-Paul Clebert captures the essence of a long-gone Paris...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: The triumphs and turmoil of early America are revealed through fictional portraits of four women--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Sally Hemings, and Dolley Madison--who played key roles during four presidential administrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's a pack of lies--after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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3 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC SHA
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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Sha

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Shabazz 2015
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Shabazz 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Scott, Susan Holloway

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Aaron Burr was a hero of the Revolution, a brilliant politician, lawyer, and very nearly president; a skillful survivor in a raw new country filled with constantly shifting loyalties. But there were dark whispers about him: that he was untrustworthy, a libertine, a man unafraid of claiming whatever he believed should be his. Sold into slavery as a child in India, Mary Emmons was brought to an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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Berg, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 BER

Palahniuk, Chuck.

Summary: After 21st century serial killer Buster "Rant" Casey dies in a fiery blaze of glory, three of his closest compatriots--a gang of urban demolition derby aficionados affiliated with a group calling themselves The Party Crashers--travel back to his hometown of Middleton to record an oral history of their fallen idol. Conducting interviews with Rant's family and childhood friends and enemies, they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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

Brooks, Walter R.

Summary: Mr. Boorschmidt's Stupendous and Unexcelled Circus is back in town. This time one of its attractions is really out of this world. In the big ring are Martians and their flying saucer. Freddy organizes a baseball team with the Martians and several other animals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2000

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

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Recounts the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1996

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3 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN DEM

Nafisi, Azar.

Summary: "A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NAF

Asimov, Isaac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ASIMOV, ISSAC ASM

Collins, David R.

Summary: Describes the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of Middle Earth and author of "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 1992

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB TOLKIEN COL

Holub, Joan.

Summary: A fictionalized retelling of how Isabel and her brother Alfonso went to live with their half-brother, King Henry of Spain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2007

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

McCaffrey, Todd

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Pub. Group 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCC

McMullan, Kate

Summary: A fictional journal recounting the travels--from Pittsburgh to the Pacific Ocean--of sixteen-year-old George Shannon, the youngest member of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION McMullan

Summary: "This film tells the story of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, English writer, poet, philologist and author of many stories, including most famously The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It describes the importance of the rural English West Midlands, where Tolkien grew up, in shaping his literary imagination and how the ancient northern languages he studied and taught throughout his life influenced...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV J.R.R.

King, Dean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 O'BRIAN, PATRICK KIN

Summary: Come join Alexander the Great on a journey full of epic battles where he learns that the value of forgiveness is more powerful than revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PlumTum 2014

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Winter, Douglas E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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Brooks, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 BRO

Patterson, William H.

Summary: Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) is widely considered the greatest American science fiction writer of the 20th century. A famous and bestselling author in later life, he started as a navy man and graduate of Annapolis who was forced to retire because of tuberculosis. A left-wing politician in the 1930s, he became one of the sources of Libertarian politics in the USA in his later years. His most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEINLEIN, ROBERT A PAT