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Tougias, Robert

Summary: "The story of a year in the bird-life of a three-acre woodlot in rural Connecticut, in which the reader shadows the author month by month as he watches, listens, and chronicles the movement of the seasons through the complex and fascinating lives of the birds that come and go. Illustrated with twenty-five line drawings that mimic a 'notebook diary' style, the narrative opens the eyes of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 598.072 TOU

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ca

Fisk, Erma J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 FIS

Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tarte, Bob.

Summary: For much of his life, the closest Bob Tarte got to a nature walk was the stroll from parking lot to picnic table on family outings. But then a chance sighting of a dazzling rose-breasted grosbeak in wife-to-be Linda's backyard prompts a fascination with birds, which he had never cared about before in the least. Soon he is obsessed with spotting more and more of them-the rarer the better-and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TARTE, BOB TAR

Harkness, Joe

Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARKNESS, JOE HAR

Obmascik, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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Moehringer, J. R.

Summary: J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who disappeared before J.R. spoke his first words. As a boy, he would press his ear to a radio, straining to hear the keys to his own identity. His mother was his world, his anchor, but he needed something else, something he couldn't name. So he turned to the bar on the corner, a grand old New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 MOE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.92 Moe

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOEHRINGER, J.R. Moehringer

Strycker, Noah K.

Summary: The author tells the story of how he traveled across forty-one countries in an attempt to see half of the world's birds in one year, sharing the challenges that he faced, as well as the birds and bird-lovers he found on the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 STR

Nathan, Leonard

Summary: Adding up Nathan's works of prose, poetry, and translation results in an impressive total of 22 books. Nathan now takes readers on an entertaining bird-watching journey to such places as Manitoba, Texas, and Arizona--on beaches and in a marshy pond, a stand of Monterey cypresses, a stand of pecan trees, a wildlife refuge, and a peach orchard. Nathan sprinkles his narrative with the writings of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.0723 NAT

Di Bonaventura, Allegra.

Summary: Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.602 DIB

Madden, T Kira

Summary: "The acclaimed literary essayist T Kira Madden's raw and redemptive debut is a memoir about coming of age as a queer, biracial teenager within the fierce contradictions of Boca Raton, Florida, a place where cult-like privilege, shocking social and racialdisparities, rampant white-collar crime, and powerfully destructive standards of beauty hide in plain sight. As a child in Florida, T Kira...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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Bard, Elizabeth.

Summary: This a memoir about a young American woman caught up in two passionate love affairs--one with her new beau, Gwendal, the other with French cuisine. Bard packs her bags to begin a new life in the most romantic of cities. She finds that the deeper she immerses herself in French cuisine, the more Paris itself begins to translate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARD, ELIZABETH BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.361 BARD

Gist, Deeanne.

Summary: In 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal--to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him. Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, heads out on a birding expedition, but instead of sighting a painted bunting, her opera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIS

Bryan, Ford R. (Ford Richardson)

Summary: Describes people and interests that colored the life of Henry Ford I. Part I encompasses Ford's encounters with famous people such as George Washington Carver, Helen Keller, Mahatma Gandhi, and others. Part 2 details the branches of the Ford family tree. Part 3 addresses Ford's mechanical pursuits including the electric car, speedboat Miss Dearborn, and robot engines. Parts 5 and 6 detail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ford Books 2002

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Summary: From the streets and taverns of colonial America, in vaudeville, on television and under the bright lights of today's Broadway stage, puppets have been a favorite form of American entertainment. This documentary is the first to chronicle the fascinating evolution of this unique art form. Examines the lives and recounts the significant contributions of men and women who, throughout the years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mazzarella Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Channing, Margot.

Summary: The teddy bears Betty and Jim wake up at 7 o'clock and go to bed at 8 o'clock. In the hours between the day is full, with a new activity every hour.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD CHA

Buttigieg, Pete

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUTTIGIEG, PETE BUT

Raff McCaulau, Lily.

Summary: "A beautifully written and contrarian narrative about what it means to hunt in America today"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 RAF

White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rappoport, Ken.

Summary: "A collective biography of the top 10 pitchers, both past and present, which includes accounts of game action, career statistics, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.35722 RAP

Lisle, Laurie.

Summary: "The rituals of gardening give a rhythm ... to everyday life that is apart from the routines of writing and the flows of relationships. Tending my garden became the same as taking care of myself." In this modern pastoral, Lisle tells us how she heaved compost, dug post holes, planted, and replanted--and how she also found herself digging into her feelings about love and loss, work and play,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 LIS

DePaola, Tomie

Summary: First-grader Tomie experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. Normal, everyday activities go on as usual, but the effects of the war are always there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DePaola

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