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Summary: Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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Geist, William

Summary: Before there was 'tourism' and souvenir ashtrays became 'kitsch,' the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there that television host Bill Geist spent summers in the sixties during his school and college years, working at Arrowhead Lodge -- a small resort...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEIST, WILLIAM GEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.8 Gei

Summary: Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a seventeen-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A huge turn of events shakes up their lives, and the young girl must come to decisions that even a grown woman would find challenging to make.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: The preliminary round of the Fall Classic begins! All of the contestants do their utmost to showcase their skills to the acclaimed judges, with the favored students presenting the most exquisite of curry dishes! Only the top eight finalists will qualify to enter the main event. Who will make the cut?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: After passing the first challenge, Soma begins to work for Shinomiya at his new Tokyo restaurant, where he finds out he has to be the best of the best to keep up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: "Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: "Leaving home for the first time in his young life, Soma moves into the Polaris Dormitory--a place run by an old crone and filled with crazy and eccentric students! Barely settled in, Soma quickly finds himself in one of Totsuki's legendary cooking duels--a shokugeki! Who will his very first opponent be?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: "The "friendship and team-building" camp from hell begins! While most students are already petrified by the threat of instant expulsion for low marks, the unveiling of the teachers responsible for judging their dishes ratchets their fear to a whole new level! Just which anxiety-inducing teachers hold the culinary futures of Soma and the rest of the Polaris crew in their hands this time?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: Three students survive the harsh trials of the preliminaries, winning their way into the finals. Which student will be the one to take home the crown as the winner of the Fall Classic?! Later, the furor of the Fall Classic has barely died down when Soma and the others are sent off to new battlefields! What is this new challenge that will test their desire to be chefs?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Shimura, Takako

Summary: "Akira Okudaira is starting high school and is ready for exciting new experiences. And on the first day of school, she runs into her best friend from kindergarten at the train station! Now Akira and Fumi have the chance to rekindle their friendship, but life has gotten a lot more complicated since they were kids... Kyoko's fiancé invites a group of her friends to join them at his family's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SWE

Mojica Rodríguez, Prisca Dorcas

Summary: "For generations, women of color have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism in this country, and too often, they have felt that they had to face these challenges alone. Through her writing, her activism, and through founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez fought to create community to help women fight together. Now her new book For Brown Girls with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 MOJ

Summary: Folllows young genius Sheldon Cooper through his childhood years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Bailar, Schuyler

Summary: "A coming-of-age story about transgender tween Obie, who didn't think being himself would cause such a splash"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAI

Roy, Rachel

Summary: While exploring her grandmother's past at an ashram in India with her cousin Anandi, seventeen-year-old Raya finds herself and, perhaps, true love in this modern retelling of the legend of Dushyanta and Shakuntala.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Ancco

Summary: "Ancco looks back at her own tumultuous adolescence, from the not-so-distanced lens of a twenty-something. A mother's struggles mirror her teen's. Memories of care between the cartoonist and her grandmother--before her faculties had started to fade. Quick judgments look ugly through the eyes of a teen, who's leaning into her own sense of self. Whether it's friends, family, animals, or even a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ANC

Shimura, Takako

Summary: "A genre-defining saga of love and friendship between girls. Akira Okudaira is starting high school and is ready for exciting new experiences. And on the first day of school, she runs into her best friend from kindergarten at the train station! Now Akira and Fumi have the chance to rekindle their friendship, but life has gotten a lot more complicated since they were kids... Fumi is elated now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SWE

Tsukuda, Yuto

Summary: Mimasaka copies his opponents' dishes perfectly, while Soma bets his all as a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FOO

Tsukuda, Yuto

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Summary: When Soma Yukihira's father enrolls him in a classy culinary school, Soma must learn if he can make the grade in such a prestigious environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2014

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Gill, Joel Christian

Summary: "Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 GIL

Hartnett, Sonya

Summary: Rex and Tabby Jenson and their sons, Colt and Bastian, arrive in Freya Kiley's Australian neighborhood with little fanfare, but their presence sends fissures throughout their modest community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Manzano, Sonia

Summary: A coming-of-age memoir by the actress and writer offers a look into the daily lives of a loving, but troubled, Latino family and a girl kept afloat amid the turbulence of her life and times by the dream of becoming an actress.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MANZANO, SONIA MAN

Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

Hofstetter, Steve

Summary: The comedian and YouTube personality shares stories of his teen years, from family turbulence, awkward dating, and revenge of bullied nerds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 HOF

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