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Broom, Sarah M.

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Sarah M. Broom's [memoir] The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America's most mythologized cities. This is the story of a mother's struggle against a house's entropy, and that of a prodigal daughter who left home only to reckon with the pull that home exerts, even after the Yellow House was wiped off the map after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BROOM BRO

Lerner, Gerda

Summary: "A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326 LER

Mazzola, Anna.

Summary: In 1837, a woman's dismembered body is found scattered across London. Sarah Gale, a seamstress and fallen woman, is sentenced to hang for her alleged role in the murder; although she professes her innocence, she is hiding darkness in her past. Edmund Fleetwood is the young, idealistic lawyer tasked with Sarah's case. The stakes for both are high: Edmund has untold gambling debts he must...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Peanuts, Charles Schulz's beloved comic strip, has given the world a cast of characters for the ages--Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy among them. Here, in an unprecedented collection of thirty-two essays, artists and writers ranging from Ann Patchett to Chris Ware consider the deeper truths of Peanuts, its influence on their lives and on the culture more broadly, and the lessons it can teach us...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5973 PEA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Drew, Elizabeth

Summary: A rerelease of the 1975 account detailing the extraordinary upheaval of the Watergate months exposes the corruption, ethics, and humanity of period Washington and is updated with a new introduction that places the scandal in a present-day context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 DRE

Cooper, Andrew Scott

Summary: " An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955 COO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 995.05 COO

Summary: The world according to Lucy! She's crabby, she's bossy, and she'll give advice for only five cents! It's all about life with Lucy in this collection of animated shorts straight from the source: Charles Schulz's beloved comic strips. Whether she's tormenting Charlie Brown, trying to get her brother Linus to give up his blanket or pining over her unrequited love, Schroeder, Lucy always has an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv Pe

Medicine Eagle, Brooke.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Wellspring 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299 Medicine Eagle

Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe)

Summary: Collects "Peanuts" strips featuring Charlie Brown, as he pines for the little red-haired girl, falls for Lucy's offer to hold the football, and contemplates life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe)

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Collects Thanksgiving stories from the comic strip Peanuts, in which Snoopy is invited to visit his brother Spike, writes a seasonal story, gets his holiday dinner from Charlie Brown, and protects Woodstock from being mistaken for a turkey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Habib, Samaa.

Summary: "The thrilling and heart-wrenching true story of a former Muslim woman's journey to heaven and back when she was victim of a terrorist bombing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 275.6 HAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 275.608 Habib 2014

Miller, Mirella S.

Summary: "Explores the freshwater marsh biome, plants and animals in the biome, the biome food chain, and highlights the alligator"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.68 MIL

Smith, Tana.

Summary: Offers step-by-step, illustrated instructions for fifty imaginative projects for personalizing bedrooms, including a framed fabric bulletin board, an antler jewelry holder, sunburst mirror, a ruffle lampshade, and a ribbon chandelier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 745.5 SMI

Friedman, Henry

Summary: "When the family was liberated by the Russians after eighteen months in hiding, Henry, at age fifteen, was emaciated and too weak to walk. The Friedmans eventually made their way to a displaced persons camp in Austria where Henry quickly learned to wheel and deal, seducing women of various ages and nationalities, and mastering the intricacies of the black market. In I'm No Hero, he faces with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 FRI

Summary: See the world as you've never seen it before with this collection of over 200 high-definition satellite photos of our planet. Using images from NASA's Landsat satellite program, Earth View takes you on a journey of discovery around the globe, revealing in stunning detail the extraordinary geological features, man-made structures and natural wonders that can only be viewed from above. Reaching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 910.222 EAR

Peake, Tim

Summary: "Hello, is this planet Earth? takes readers on a mesmerizing tour of Tim's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the international space station, many of which have not been seen before, this collection showcases the beauty of earth from above, and is the perfect visual time capsule of Tim's remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.44 PEA

Mack, Lorrie.

Summary: Shows you how to make the most stylish and effective use of the space you can afford. It looks at inventive storage ideas and appropriate furniture as well as classic "cheats" that help create the illusion of space. The book begins by helping you to equate your needs and what you actually have. Then it turns to specific issues: the allocation of rooms to make the best use of available space;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conran Octopus 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 747.1 MAC

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: When the plans for the Bat-Wing, a historical aircraft, disappear from the Capitol City Air and Space Museum, eleven-year-old Amal Farah's father is blamed, and it is up to the four young friends to solve the mystery and save her father's job.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRE

Dorey, Martin

Summary: Find out what you can do, starting today, to make a difference to the plastic crisis - and all it takes is 2 minutes of your time. Open this book with your children, give it to your friends. Share your #2minutesolution on twitter and instagram and inspire others. With its smart, surprising and simple solutions, No More Plastic shows how we can all make a genuine difference. Martin Dorey,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ebury Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.72 DOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.72 DOR

Smarsh, Sarah

Summary: During Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the '80s and '90s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country's changing economic policies solidified her family's place among the working poor. Her personal history affirms the corrosive impact intergenerational poverty can have on individuals, families, and communities. Combining memoir with powerful analysis and cultural commentary, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMARSH, SARAH SMA
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMARSH, SARAH SMA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: The Guardians of the Galaxy are racing to find the Cosmic Seed - an immensely powerful artifact with the ability to generate life - before the evil-hearted Thanos can. Now that the motley team has the Crypto Cube, which holds a map to the Cosmic Seed that only Star-Lord can access, the task should be a lot easier. But with secret betrayals, alien symbiotes, super-evolved animal rebels, and more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC MCD

Taber, Sara Mansfield.

Contents: Preface -- pt. 1. The Sea -- book 1: Dragons (Taipei, Taiwan, 1961-1962) -- The Wall -- The Chicken Village -- Whispers -- Night Soil -- book 2: Gum (Bethesda, Maryland, 1962-1964) -- Cross my Heart -- Jap -- The Tomb -- American -- book 3: Rainlight (The Hague, The Netherlands, 1964-1968) -- Klompen -- Dutchies -- My Father's Bath -- The Pistol -- Nicole -- Home -- pt. 2. The Shore -- book 4:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TABER, SARA MANSFIELD TAB