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Balkan, Gabrielle

Summary: Illustrated maps of fifty American cities feature famous residents, and key cultural sites and are complemented by a guide to daily life in the city and numerous city facts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 BAL

Summary: Eccentricity defines daily life in Rome, Wisconsin, where the Tin Man from "The wizard of Oz" is murdered, a student brings a severed hand to school for show-and-tell, and a woman runs over her husband with a steam roller pleading "not guilty by reason of menopause." Sheriff Jimmy Brock has seen it all. Indeed, behind the tidy picket fences of this quirky little town lie all the same problems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reeve, Philip

Summary: London is a radioactive ruin. But Tom and Wren discover that the old predator city hides an awesome secret that could bring an end to the war. But as they risk their lives in its dark underbelly, time is running out. Alone and far away, Hester faces a fanatical enemy who possesses the weapons and the will to destroy the entire human race.The final book in the Mortal Engines series, Philip...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC REE

Day, Nick (Nicholas)

Summary: "Sylvia Samantha Wright is very good at finding--she just doesn't know exactly what all her 'junk' is good for, not yet at least. But when completely ridiculous disaster strikes, she springs into action and uses her junk to create solutions to the town's troubles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAY

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAY

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Frawley, Katie

Summary: An elephant in the rainforest is looking for a birthday adventure, and a pampered city kitty is getting bored with her luxe life; when the two connect over Lair-BNB, they discover the joys of new places and of finding your way back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions, Amazon Publishing 2021

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Moretti, Kate

Summary: In a quiet Pennsylvania town, a thousand dead starlings fall onto a high school baseball field. Baseball coach and teacher Nate Winters and his wife, Alicia, are well respected throughout town, until a reporter investigating the bizarre bird phenomenon catches Nate embracing a wayward student, Lucia Hamm, in front of a sleazy motel. Lucia soon buoys the scandal by claiming that she and Nate are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Castillo, Lauren

Summary: A young boy is frightened by how busy and noisy the city is when he goes there to visit his Nana, but she makes him a fancy red cape that keeps him from being scared as she shows him how wonderful a place it is.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG CAS

Verde, Susan

Summary: Armed with pencils, paints, dreams, and Grandma Addy's memories of how beautiful the neighborhood once was, Angel and others paint the big wall that had been cold, empty, and cheerless.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Eskens, Allen

Summary: Cub reporter Joe Talbert, Jr. investigates the murder of a man with the same name as him in a small town in Minnesota and discovers the deceased was a loathsome lowlife who may be his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ESK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ESK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Eskens 2018

Stutson, Caroline

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young girl and her father as they share a busy day at the park before returning to their fourth-floor apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STU

Sarcone-Roach, Julia

Summary: "When a sandwich goes missing, it seems that a bear is the unlikely culprit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SAR

Summary: The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BEC

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Because 2005

Snyder, Gabi

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Illustrations and easy-to-read text urge the reader to go beyond the noise of the city to listen to a crow's caw, rain dripping onto a sidewalk, and whispered goodnights. Includes notes about listening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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Summary: Compare town and country scenes full of clever little details in this beautiful new Turnaround Book -- spot buses, trains, and skyscrapers in the town and tractors, mountains, and farm animals in the country. Open the book one way to explore the town scene and then flip the book over to delve into the country landscape. What can you see thats the same in both scenes? What can you spot that's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TOW

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: A punk rock mouse and a country singing mouse are envious of each other's lives, but when they magically switch places they learn things may seem more appealing than they actually are. Includes a classic retelling of the fable, visual questions, and a glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAR

Hazen, Barbara Shook.

Summary: City cats and country cats engage in typical activities, including riding bicycles, selling peanuts, driving tractors, and feeding hens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE HAZ

Brown, Rita Mae

Summary: "Set against the backdrop of America emerging from World War I, Cakewalk provides an entertaining look at a small town straddling the Mason Dixon line, where the townsfolk remain split between good and bad, or love and sex, or male and female, or politics and sobriety, and the inimitable, irrepressible, distinctly free-thinking Hunsenmier sisters, Louise and Julia--otherwise known as Wheezie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2016

Geisert, Bonnie.

Summary: Describes a year in the present-day life of a mountain town that was founded when prospectors searching for gold arrived in the Rocky Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 307.72 GEI

Gornick, Vivian.

Summary: "A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a city (New York) that has done the same." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GORNICK, VIVIAN GOR

Geist, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9240 GEI

Geist, William.

Summary: The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.9240 GEI

Summary: Farce about an entire Iowa town that tries to give up smoking in order to win $25 million.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COL

Summary: "Take a breathtaking journey through time as a street evolves from a camp of nomadic hunter-gatherers to the present day."-- p. 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 936 STR

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