Summary: Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIS
Summary: A charming non-icky-at-all introduction to the question: "Where does this food come from?".
Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2013
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PRI
Summary: "In this bold manifesto, bestselling author and eco­nomic commentator James Rickards steps forward to defend gold--as both an irreplaceable store of wealth and a standard for currency"--Amazon.com.
Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 RIC
Summary: Follow the fascinating voyages of 18 courageous women who defied convention to follow their dreams and explore the world. From Amelia Earhart to Isabelle Bird, Freya Stark to Laura Dekker, these 18 women broke the rules, took the road less traveled, and went that extra mile to win their own freedom. This beautifully illustrated and information-packed atlas tells their stories, following them...
Publisher / Publication Date: White Star Kids 2020
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Summary: Ever since the mass shooting at her California high school, junior Morgan Grant has become increasingly agoraphobic until even the idea of stepping outside her door can bring on a panic attack, a situation not made any easier by the fact that her parentsare divorced--but when Evan moves in next door she finds herself attracted to him and begins to find herself longing for the life she has been...
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016
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Summary: A collection of recipes offers readers healthy food options that are delicious and easy to make.
Publisher / Publication Date: Rockridge Press 2019
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Summary: A sequel to the best-selling Currency Wars predicts a coming collapse of the monetary system while counseling investors on how to survive it, arguing that the dollar will be at the center of a crisis that will differentiate money from wealth.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.45 RIC
Summary: "The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015
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Summary: In this groundbreaking book, Matthieu Ricard makes a passionate case for happiness as a goal that deserves at least as much energy as any other in our lives. Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of fiction and poetry, Western philosophy, Buddhist beliefs, scientific research, and personal experience, Ricard weaves...
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007
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Summary: Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?-an instant bestseller in the author's native France-Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as "the happiest man in the world," he advises us in the ways to imbue our lives with a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Inc 2010
Summary: One beautiful summer afternoon, Jody Linder is unnerved to see her three uncles parking their pickups in front of her parents' house--or what she calls her parents' house, though they died when Jody was just a little girl. The three bring shocking news: the man convicted of murdering Jody's father is being released from prison and returning to the small town of Rose, Kansas. It's been...
Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010
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Summary: Drawing on a mix of economic history, network science, and sociology, "Currency Wars" provides a rich understanding of the increasing threats to U.S. national security, from dollar devaluation to collapse in the European periphery, failed states in Africa, Chinese neomercantilism, Russian adventurism, and the current scramble for gold.
Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2011
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Contents: Soups -- Stuffed delights : pierogi, blintzes, and more -- Meat and poultry -- Salads and side dishes -- Desserts -- Christmas Eve : a special Ukrainian tradition -- Sandwiches -- Breakfast any time -- Menus -- Glossary -- Resources.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59 BIR
Summary: A collection of over two hundred recipes, focusing on lighter and environmentally aware cooking, organized by seasonal categories that include appetizers; fish and shellfish; poultry and eggs; meat; vegetables; pastas; potatoes, grains, and beans; and desserts.
Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of New England 2008