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Veillé, Éric

Summary: Offers humorous drawings comparing things before and after storms, meetings with elephants, and trips to the hairdresser.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gecko Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VEI

Summary: The body is a fortress under constant assault. It faces threats from infectious diseases, parasites, allergens, environmental toxins, physical trauma, and natural disasters from without, to overzealous allergic, immune, and inflammatory responses, and cellular mutations from within. This course is an introduction to the field of pathophysiology--the study of the disruptions in a normal body's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.07 HUM

Mealey, Cathy Ballou

Summary: "When Moose sees the inviting tree where Squirrel has built his nest, he rubs his itchy antlers against the trunk--and sets in motion a chain of comic catastrophes. The tree falls and wakes Bear, who stumbles into Moose, who causes a truck driver to swerve off the road. But then Squirrel jumps onto that truck and ends up in the city, all alone. Who will help him get home? And how will Squirrel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2019

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Gladwell, Malcolm

Summary: An introduction to the Tipping Point theory explains how minor changes in ideas and products can increase their popularity and how small adjustments in an individual's immediate environment can alter group behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302 GLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302 GLA

Summary: For over 24 years, East Timor (now known as Timor Leste) endured a crushing occupation inflicted on them by neighboring Indonesia on the pretext of the fight against communism. The war was brought to a controversial conclusion in 1999. However, trauma from that period lives on as evidenced by the testimonies of Nelson Belo, Gregorio Saldanha, and Pascal Oliveira, survivors of the infamous 1991...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Shenk, David

Summary: Skeleton Key puts the reader on the Merry Pranksters' bus behind the real Cowboy Neal, uncovers the origins of Cherry Garcia, follows the dancing bear on its trip from psychedelic artifact to trademarked icon, and unlocks the Dead's own tape vault.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1994

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Bombeck, Erma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1989

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Summary: Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Strohm, Stephanie Kate

Summary: High-school seniors Kimberly Landis-Lilley and Teddy Lin have been together since kindergarten, but then someone starts a rumor that they have broken up, and suddenly the whole William Henry Harrison High School is taking sides, somebody is putting up posters supporting Kim and criticizing Teddy, there are incidents of artistic vandalism, people are talking about having separate proms, and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Keenan, Elizabeth

Summary: "When it comes to being social, Athena Graves is far more comfortable creating a mixtape playlist than she is talking to cute boys--or anyone, for that matter. Plus her staunchly feminist views and love of punk rock aren't exactly mainstream at St. Ann's, her conservative Catholic high school. Then a malicious rumor starts spreading through the halls ... a rumor that her popular, pretty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KEE

Growling, Hairy

Summary: From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. "Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports "promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current baseball slugger Albert Poodles to legendary Cleveland running back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 796.02 GRO

Trump, Donald

Summary: Composed entirely of quotations from President Donald Trump in the wake of Hurricane Florence. On September 19, 2018, Trump paid a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, one of the towns ravaged by Hurricane Florence. It was there he showed deep concern for a boat that washed ashore. "At least you got a nice boat out of the deal," said President Trump to hurricane victims. "Have a good time!" he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 817 TRU

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Scalise, Mike

Summary: "Winner of the Center for Fiction's Doheny Prize Mike Scalise hits his stride in this page-turner of a memoir featuring a sudden and strange sequence of medical disasters. From its gripping ruptured-brain-tumor emergency room opening, through a series of medical procedures and oddball doctors, Scalise creates a sharply observed, uproariously funny, and deeply moving account of acromegaly, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarabande Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCALISE, MIKE SCA

Hamilton, John

Summary: Learn the history of the Humvee and its different versions, as well as Humvee specifications including size and weight, top speed, armament, and cost. The Humvee crew is described, as well as the difference between the original Humvee and the Up-Armored Humvee. Armament, engine power, and hybrid Humvees are discussed, as well as the future of the Humvee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.74722 HAM

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Join Larryboy in three heroic adventures that will inspire kids to resist temptation, not spread rumors, and to tell the truth. Includes: Larryboy and the Bad Apple; Larryboy and the Rumor Weed; and Larryboy and the Fib From Outer Space.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Idea 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Freeman, Tor.

Summary: Olive has been told a big secret and she tells someone else until it eventually reaches the person who first talked to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FRE

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 324 FRA

Summary: Nonstop laughs are in the house with season four of In living color on DVD! No celebrity was too sacred and no current event was too controversial for this Emmy-winning hit show that pushed the boundaries of sketch comedy with hilarious results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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Summary: Letters written by children to the Clintons' White House pets ... Socks, a black-and-white cat; and Buddy, a Labrador retriever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 DEA

Mullen, Jim (Jim R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 MUL

Mueller, Bruce

Summary: This book, along with the other Rock Picker's Guides, was developed for anyone who has walked along a Great Lakes beach, picked up a rock and wondered what it was. This new guide to Lake Huron provides specific information on the types of rocks, fossils and minerals a collector may come across while traversing the shores. It also helps identify areas pickers are likely to find more unique kinds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holland Litho Printing Service 0000

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