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Summary: Follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Gish, Melissa

Summary: "A look at pelicans, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flexible gular pouches, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their vulnerability to pollution in the world today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Education/Creative Paperbacks 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598.4 GIS

January, Brendan

Summary: Recounts the story of John Brown's failed rebellion in Harpers Ferry in 1859, intended to start a massive slave uprising in the South and the establishment of a state in the Allegheny Mountains for freed slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 JAN

Zommer, Yuval

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals. The book opens by explaining how different types of animals are able to breathe and survive underwater, and the different families to which they belong. Subsequent pages are dedicated to specific creatures,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2018

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Liss, David

Summary: Lucy Derrick, a young Regency woman of good breeding and poor finances, is warned by a beautiful stricken man not to marry Mr. Olson, the local mill owner. Soon it becomes clear that there is more at stake than her own happiness--and that she is caught between two forces, one ancient and one modern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Savage, Candace Sherk

Summary: A colorful and informative book about the habits, habitat, characteristics, and diet of pelicans and snakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591

Mihalti, Eric Michael

Summary: Covers U.S. and Canadian models of Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis, for model years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haynes Pub. Group 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.2 Ford Crown Victoria

Tan, Shaun

Summary: A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 FRI

Dahl, Roald.

Summary: A small boy with a desire to own a candy shop meets a window-washing team composed of a giraffe, a pelican, and a monkey and together they go to work for the wealthy Duke of Hampshire, who makes all their dreams come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAH

Summary: "Introduction to natural habitats using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577 NAT

O'Brien, Edna.

Summary: Biographer Edna O'Brien has written an intimate biography that suits her fiery and charismatic subject. She follows Byron from the dissipations of Regency London to the wilds of Albania and the Socratic pleasures of Greece and Turkey, culminating in his meteoric rise to fame at the age of 24 on the publication of Childe Harold. With her prismatic eye and novelistic style, O'Brien captures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BYRON, GEORGE GORDON OBR

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

Summary: From plant extracts to fish oils to yogurt laden with beneficial bacteria, food designed to make us brainier as well as physically healthier is growing in popularity. This program examines the trend, which has created a windfall for retailers and manufacturers even though the jury is still out regarding the benefits for consumers. Viewers learn about the history of health-food claims and meet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Arthur, his friends, and his family make preparations for the perfect holiday season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV ART

Lubet, Steven.

Summary: Describes the story of the man who was entrusted with all of the details of John Brown's plans to capture the Harper's Ferry armory in 1859 and how he was hunted down for a $1,000 bounty and tried as a spy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COOK, JOHN E LUB

McBride, James

Summary: Fleeing his violent master at the side of abolitionist John Brown at the height of the slavery debate in mid-nineteenth-century Kansas Territory, Henry pretends to be a girl to hide his identity throughout the raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Horwitz, Tony

Summary: Chronicles the 1859 raid by radical abolitionist John Brown on Harpers Ferry, revealing how his acts, deemed terrorism by the South, prompted a counterattack by Robert E. Lee and galvanized Northern supporters during Lincoln's election campaign.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BROWN, JOHN HOR

Glaser, Jason.

Summary: "In graphic novel format, tells the story of John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC GLA

Horwitz, Tony

Summary: In this book the author tells the tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to bloody war. Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. But few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched a desperate strike at the slaveholding South. Now, this work portrays Brown's uprising revealing a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 BROWN, JOHN HOR

Summary: Join Charlie Brown and the rest of the delightful gang as they journey to France as exchange students, in the late Charles M. Schulz's fourth full-length animated motion picture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BON

Summary: Experience Peanuts like never before as Charles Schulz's timeless strips are brought to life in this all-new animated collection. Enjoy eighteen episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV PEA

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

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO