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Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Tovar, Virgie

Summary: Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it--and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she's been helping others to do the same. Tovar is hungry for a world where bodies are valued equally, food is free from moral judgment, and you can jiggle through life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TOV

Schild, Jim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Auto Review 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Schild

Grahame, Kenneth

Summary: "Meek little Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant Toad. Since their first appearance over a hundred years ago in 1908, they've become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity, folly, and friendship. And their misadventures--in gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their beloved Wild Wood--continue to capture readers' imaginations and warm their hearts long after they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRA

Elliott, Kate

Summary: "Jessamy is at the crux of a revolution forged by the Commoner class hoping to overthrow their longtime Patron overlords, but when enemies from foreign lands attack the kingdom, she must find a way to defend their home and all the people she loves, Efeanand Saroese alike"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: "Before Andrea Palladio began designing his simple, gracious, perfectly proportioned villas, architectural genius was reserved for temples and palaces. Palladio elevated the architecture of the private house into an art form, and he not only designed and built, he wrote. His late-sixteenth-century architectural treatises were read and studied by great thinkers as diverse as Thomas Jefferson and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 RYB

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HP Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Street

Holabird, Katharine

Summary: "Angelina and the other mouselings at Miss Lilly's Ballet School perform Cinderella on tour, battling homesickness and bad luck to ensure the show will go on"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HOL

Hugo, Victor

Summary: "So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Misérables cannot fail to be of use," says Victor Hugo in the preface of his famous novel. Certainly, Les Mise;rables is French history recounted through the personal stories of its main characters. The tale offers philosophical insight on the good deeds that can happen even amidst ignorance and poverty. This handsome...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canterbury Classics 2015

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Vogel, Malvina G.

Summary: A quiet English country village is disturbed by the arrival of a mysterious stranger who keeps his face hidden and his back to everyone. The stranger--a brilliant scientist--has uncovered the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and the power he unleashes cause him to spiral into intrigue, madness, and murder!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baronet Books 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wells 1995

Joyce, James

Summary: "For the centennial of its original publication, an irresistible Graphic Deluxe Edition of one of the most beloved books of the 20th century Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce's Dubliners is a vivid and unflinching portrait of "dear dirty Dublin" at the turn of the twentieth century. These fifteen stories, including such unforgettable ones as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Joyce 2014

Moore, Clement Clarke

Summary: "Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MOO

Gomillion, Agnes

Summary: After World War III, Earth is in ruins, and the final armies have come to a reluctant truce. Everyone must obey the law--in every way--or risk shattering the fragile peace and endangering the entire human race. Although Arika Cobane is a member of the race whose backbreaking labor provides food for the remnants of humanity, she's destined to become a member of the Kongo elite. After ten...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2019

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Gomillion 2019

Kopff, E. Christian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 480.7 Kopff

Buckley, Martin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.222 BUC

Perry, Michael

Summary: The author chronicles a year during which he struggled to grow his own food, live peaceably with volatile neighbors, and fix his pickup truck, at a time when he also fell in love and befriended a paraplegic and quadriplegic biker team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERRY, MICHAEL Perry

Hugo, Victor

Summary: "Les Miserables is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. First published in France in 1862, it is Victor Hugo's greatest achievement--the ultimate tale of redemption. Former prisoner Jean Valjean struggles to live virtuously after an unexpected act of forgiveness by a kindly bishop changes his life. His righteous actions change people's lives in surprising ways and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canterbury Classics 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUG

Levine, Daniel G.

Summary: "In this reimagining of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the monster's perspective, Hyde makes a hero of a villain. Mr. Hyde is hiding, trapped in Dr. Jekyll's surgical cabinet, counting the hours until capture. As four days pass, he has the chance, finally, to tell the story of his brief, marvelous life. We join Hyde, awakened after years of dormancy, in the mind he hesitantly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEV

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury, where she will live with her health-conscious father until she is ready to launch her interior-design business and strike out on her own. In the meantime, she will do what she does best: offer guidance to those less wise in the ways of the world than herself. Happily, this summer brings many new faces to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2014

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week. So begins Percy Jackson's Greek...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIO
1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION RIO

Summary: "Featuring more than 250 iconic models from the 1940s to the 1980s, Classic Car is a celebration of the most beautiful and innovative cars produced since the birth of mass car-ownership. Meet the designers behind these amazing machines and discover the history of the manufacturers that have brought them to life." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.2 CLA

Derrick, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.222 DER

Perry, Michael

Summary: The author chronicles a year during which he struggled to grow his own food, live peaceably with volatile neighbors, and fix his pickup truck, at a time when he also fell in love and befriended a paraplegic and quadriplegic biker team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.223 PER