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Clark, Melissa

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The electric pressure cooker makes getting meals on the table fast, convenient, and utterly delicious--and with less mess and stress than any other kitchen appliance. In Comfort in An Instant, Melissa Clark elevates the classics with her trademark deep flavors and special spins--without ever sacrificing ease. With 75 all-new recipes--50 of which can be made in under an hour star to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.58 CLA

Markel, Michelle.

Summary: An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LEM

Summary: A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHR

Summary: Join Elmo and the Sesame Street gang as they travel along asking kids to sing their favorite songs, act out nursery rhymes, lullabies, and just plain silly songs. Also, features the brand new Sesame Street segment, "Hero Guy!"

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2001

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

Masurel, Claire.

Summary: Everything the villagers know about Big Bad Wolf is true and every time something frightening happens they are sure he is behind it, but there is more to the story, as revealed through die-cut pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAS

35 holds on 8 copies

Summary: Vigilante Robert McCall is continuing his life of helping ordinary citizens find justice in everyday situations before a close friend of his is murdered by a mysterious group of criminals for seemingly no reason. The plot shifts as he then makes it his goal to find out what happened to his friend and deliver justice on her behalf, sending him on a wild goose chase to figure out who these people...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Duvall, Robert

Summary: When talented young golfer Luke Chisolm blows his shot at making the professional tour, he escapes the pressures of the game and finds himself stranded in Utopia, Texas, where he meets rancher Johnny Crawford who helps him see life from a new perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ARC Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SEV

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: In this shocking, timely, and inspirational memoir, Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect, being forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 289.3092 WAL

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and vivid account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh realities of this closed community and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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Black, Cara

Summary: "Paris, April 1999: Aimee Leduc has her work cut out for her--running her detective agency and fighting off sleep-deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new bebe. The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor manouche (French Gypsy) boy. But he insists his dying mother has an important secret she needs to tell Aimee, something to do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M BLA

Marchetta, Melina.

Summary: Finnikin was only a child during the five days of the unspeakable, when the royal family of Lumatere were brutally murdered, and an imposter seized the throne. Now a curse binds all who remain inside Lumatere's walls, and those who escaped roam the surrounding lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, dying by the thousands in fever camps. In a narrative crackling with the tension of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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Marchetta, Melina.

Summary: From master storyteller Melina Marchetta comes an exhilarating new fantasy springing from her celebrated epic, Finnikin of the Rock. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home . . . or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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Marchetta, Melina.

Summary: The climactic conclusion of Printz Award winner Melina Marchetta's epic fantasy trilogy! Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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Marchetta, Melina.

Summary: MOST OF MY friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life. Francesca battles her mother, Mia, constantly over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2007

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Cooper, Elisha.

Summary: The reader is taken on a journey through a neighborhood and shown the sights, sounds, and smells as evening approaches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Nutting, Alissa.

Summary: Celeste Price is an eighth-grade English teacher in suburban Tampa. She's undeniably attractive. She drives a red Corvette with tinted windows. Her husband, Ford, is rich, square-jawed, and devoted to her. But Celeste's devotion lies elsewhere. She has a singular sexual obsession - fourteen-year-old boys. Celeste pursues her craving with sociopathic meticulousness and forethought; her sole...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Quart, Alissa

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Squeezed" weaves together intimate reporting with sharp and lively critique to show how the high cost of parenthood and our increasingly unstable job market have imploded the middle-class American Dream for many families, and offers surprising solutionsfor how we might change things. Families today are squeezed on every side--from high childcare costs and harsh employment policies to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2018

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Summary: Bill Gates has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC. His wife, Melinda Gates, has dedicated her life to helping women in third world countries to improve the living conditions for women. Together, they head The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an organization recognized for its humanitarian works. The graphic novel explores what motivates this power couple.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bluewater Productions Inc. 2014

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Evans, Lissa.

Summary: Stuart gets a job as a junior curator at the museum where his great-uncle Tony's magical workshop objects are on display and embarks on a new mystery that challenges him to find the great magician's hidden will.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC EVA

Henry, Clara

Summary: "Your period. What is it, really? And why is it so embarrassing to walk to the bathroom hiding a tampon in your sleeve? Comedian and Scandinavian YouTube sensation Clara Henry has the answers to all your burning questions about bleeding. Have you alwayswondered what menstruation is, why it causes terrible cramps, or why it makes you want to do nothing but eat chocolate and watch cute cat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 612.6 HEN

Kelly, Clara.

Summary: " The Flamboya Tree is a fascinating story that will leave the reader informed about a missing piece of the World War II experience, and in awe of one family's survival." --Elizabeth M. Norman, author of We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese "It is a well-known fact that war, any war, is senseless and degrading. When innocent people are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2011

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Guest, Elissa Haden

Summary: When Iris moves to the country, she misses the city where she formerly lived, but with the help of a new friend named Walter, she learns to adjust to her new home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J GUE

Marchetta, Melina

Summary: Bashir “Bish” Ortley is a London desk cop. Almost over it. Still not dealing with the death of his son years ago, as well as the break-up of his marriage. Across the channel, a summer bus tour, carrying a group of English teenagers is subject to a deadly bomb attack, killing four of the passengers and injuring a handful of others. Bish’s daughter is one of those on board. The suspect is 17...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAR

Marchetta, Melina.

Summary: Award-winning author Melina Marchetta reopens the story of the group of friends from her acclaimed novel Saving Francesca - but five years have passed, and now it's Thomas Mackee who needs saving. After his favorite uncle was blown to bits on his way to work in a foreign city, Tom watched his family implode. He quit school and turned his back on his music and everyone that mattered, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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