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Jackson, Angela

Summary: Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the great American literary icons of the twentieth century, a protégé of Langston Hughes and mentor to a generation of poets, including Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, and Elizabeth Alexander. Her poetry took inspiration from the complex portraits of black American life she observed growing up on Chicago's South Side, a world of kitchenette...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROOKS, GWENDOLYN JAC

Brooks, John

Summary: "An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father's search for the truth about his teenage daughter's suicide: "Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting been explored so openly and honestly" (John Bateson, Former Executive Director, Contra Costa Crisis Center, and author of The Final Leap: Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge). Early one Tuesday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

22 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Ch

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHA

Herkert, Barbara

Summary: A biography of the author known for such beloved classics as "Charlotte's Web" and "Stuart Little," explores how his lifelong fascination with the outdoors inspired his most popular work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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Brooks, Geraldine.

Summary: Preserved in the cellar of her parents' home in Sydney were letters Brooks had received as a teenager from several international pen pals, around whom she spun a romantic view of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books/Doubleday 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROOKS, GERALDINE BRO

Brooks, Joanna

Summary: Story about leaving behind the innocence of childhood belief and embracing the complications and heartbreaks that come to every adult life of faith. Explores the author's journey through her faith, and the experience of being a Mormon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.3092 BRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROOKS, JOANNA BRO

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

Summary: Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris weaves fascinating interviews with wild animal trainer Dave Hoover, topiary gardener George Mendon=ca, robot designer Rodney Brooks, and an expert on the naked mole rat, Ray Mendez, together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage. Morris's inspired juxtapositions show how each specialist studies nature in his own way. Their discussions range from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAS

Fisher, Edwin L. (Edwin Lewis)

Summary: William Fisher (ca. 1795-1823) arrived in America during the War of 1812 and did not return to England. He and Betsy Burnett were married in Salem, Massachusetts and their first son, John Edward Fisher was born in 1818. Their son, David, emigrated to Canada. Other descendants lived in Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri and elsewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [E.L. Fisher] 1980

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 FISHER Fisher

Moriarty, Laura

Summary: "A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moriarty 2012

Summary: Mel Brooks, the comedian, director and screenwriter, has energetically avoided a documentary profile from being made, until now. He has agreed to throw himself into a new documentary about his storied career, giving American Masters exclusive interviews and complete access to his film archives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MEL

Contents: Plat book of Newaygo County, Michigan ([1900]) -- Farm plat book (1955) -- Farm plat book with index to owners (1962) -- Tri-annual atlas & plat book (1965) -- Triennial atlas & plat book (1968, 1971) -- Atlas & plat book (1974, 1977) -- Land atlas & plat book (1980) -- Land atlas and plat book (1982) -- Land atlas, plat book and sportsman's guide (1983, 1986, 1988) -- Land atlas, plat book,...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockford Map Publishers 1900

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1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: R DESK 912 Newaygo 2010-11

Pitt, Brad

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: After narrowly escaping zombie hordes in Philadelphia and finding refuge with his family on an aircraft carrier in the Atlantic ocean, ex-United Nations investigator Gerry Lane travels the globe in search of a cure to save what is left of humanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE WOR

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOR RATED PG-13

Sims, Michael.

Summary: As he was composing what was to become his most enduring and popular book, E. B. White was obeying that oft repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats, White knew all of these characters in the barns and stables where he spent his favorite hours. Painfully shy his entire life, "this boy," White once wrote of himself, "felt for animals a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, E. B., SIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B WHITE SIMS

Summary: Relax to the sounds of the woods, brooks and birds.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Publications, Inc. 2005

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Sirett, Dawn

Summary: Perfect for hands-on learning, this book follows a ladybug on a magical adventure where she learns colors with her animal friends. The exciting peep-through cover and tactile glittery finishes on every page inspire interactive learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SIR

Kaufman, Suzanne

Summary: Brothers Mikey and Brooks are constantly fighting over toys, making their mother confiscate the items.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KAU

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Karas, Nick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons & Burford 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 597.554 KAR

Contents: First session (Baba Brooks & his band) -- By the sea (the Saints) -- Mosquito jump up (Baba Brooks & his band) -- Hold your head in front (Joe White & Chuck) -- Bugle boy ; Faberge (Baba Brooks & his band) -- Heartaches (the Techniques) -- What must I say (Claudell Clarke) -- Pretty boy (Baba Brooks & his band) -- What love can do (the Techniques) -- Ki salavoca (Baba Brooks & his band) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE GAY

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Kids can make their own fun with Cool Construction & Building Blocks! This title has everything needed to create one-of-a-kind toys. Readers will create LEGO Desktop, Mini Magnetic Blocks, Jumbo 2-D Bricks and more! Step-by-step photos, materials lists, and extra tips and tricks get kids started.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Summary: A collection of seventeen ghost stories by authors including Eleanor Farjeon, Joan Aiken, Walter R. Brooks, and Leon Garfield.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J SC HIL

Arnosky, Jim.

Summary: Slick salamanders, speedy catfish, curious crayfish, and other creatures are featured in an illustrated introduction to freshwater brooks and streams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.64 Arn

Summary: In season 7, Tim is now in charge of the Heartland Ranch, and he is making some decisions that are most contrary to what Jack would want, including introducing sheep to the ranch. Amy and Ty are happily engaged; however with Ty going to veterinary school, it is not yet time for their wedding to take place. Amy gets back in the groove working with horses again, landing a very important client....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV He 7