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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, Call number: J 973 BAL

Sarcone-Roach, Julia

1 hold on 5 copies

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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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, Call number: JE DAY

Manning, Maurie.

Summary: A boy travels throughout his lively neighborhood, searching for the owner of a red cloth he has found.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAN

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 Woodmere

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

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

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ESK

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VER

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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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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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2016

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

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

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

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, Call number: J 936 STR

Millard, Anne.

Summary: Traces the development of one street from the Stone Age to the present day, from dirt track to the rebuilding of inns as wine bars, showing how people lived and what they did all day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THA

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

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Summary: In the third installment of this new adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's novels, Anne Shirley, now a young adult, leaves Green Gables to attend Queen's College, preparing to be a teacher. Facing an difficult choice and being overwhelmed by loneliness, Anne finds a silver lining.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD An

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ANN

Lende, Heather

Summary: Tiny Haines, Alaska, ninety miles north of Juneau, is accessible mainly by water or air and only when the weather is good. There's no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace; and funerals are community affairs. As both obituary writer and social columnist for the local newspaper, Heather Lende knows better than anyone the goings-on in this breathtakingly beautiful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 LEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 LEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.8 Lende 2005

Walker, Anna

Summary: A gust of wind picks up Peggy, a chicken, and carries her from the suburbs to an unfamiliar place - the city. Peggy watches, hops, jumps, twirls, tastes, and makes new friends. Then she finds her way home ... with a new taste for adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAL

Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOG

Summary: An elderly Chinese man routs evil in a Western frontier town by setting up his circus for the townspeople. The various performers affect each of the circus' visitors in a different way, and in the end the unscrupulous citizen who dominates the town repents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video [distributor] 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY SEV