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Summary: A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the Middle Ages. Introduced as a deaf blind man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CA 6

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2017

Lore, Pittacus.

Summary: In a Spanish convent, seventeen-year-old Marina longs to join forces with her fellow Loriens to prepare for battle with the Mogadorians who destroyed their home planet, while in the United States, John, Six, and Sam elude authorities who think John is a terrorist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Avi 2010

Lawrence, Mark

Summary: "The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen's War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors ... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LAW

Lawrence, Mark

Summary: "The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen's War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors ... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Meconis, Dylan.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When her sister seizes the throne, Queen Eleanor of Albion is banished to a tiny island off the coast of her kingdom, where the nuns of the convent spend their days peacefully praying, sewing, and gardening. But the island is also home to Margaret, a mysterious young orphan girl whose life is upturned when the cold, regal stranger arrives. As Margaret grows closer to Eleanor, she grapples with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books US, a division of Candlewick Press 2019

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Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 9

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2020

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Summary: It's 1966, and it's a testing time for the midwives. But there's excitement, too, as the women's rights movement intensifies. With Trixie's help, Sister Julienne is determined to steer Nonnatus House of its financial quandary. Dr. Turner deals with an array of difficult cases including a former soldier involved in nuclear test explosion. Meanwhile, Sister Monica Joan experiences a crisis of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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

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

Lawrence, Mark

Summary: As a young girl, Nona Grey was saved from the noose by the Abbess of Sweet Mercy. But behind the convent's walls she learned not a life of prayer and isolation, but one of the blade and the fist. Now she will serve as the convent's fiercest protector as the emperor moves to destroy the last bastion that stands against him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LAW

Battle, Lois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Battl

Haeger, Diane.

Summary: Rome, 1520. The Eternal City is in mourning. Raphael Sanzio, beloved painter and national hero, has died suddenly at the height of his fame. His body lies in state at the splendid marble Pantheon. At the nearby convent of Sant'Apollonia, a young woman comes to the Mother Superior, seeking refuge. She is Margherita Luti, a baker's daughter from a humble neighborhood on the Tiber, now an outcast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAE

LaFevers, Robin

Summary: Hoping to find an ally from the convent of Saint Mortain and Death's Vengeance on Earth, Sybella instead discovers Genevieve has also been misled and misused by the former abbess. They form an uneasy trust born of desperation to combat enemies at the French court. Genevieve may have been a fool, but she's no coward, and will do whatever it takes to ensure her queen's-- and Sybella's-- safety....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

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

Freeman, Philip

Summary: "In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Link, Mardi.

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Synopsis: A gripping account of the mysterious disappearance of a young nun in a northern Michigan town and the national controversy that followed when she turned up dead and buried in the basement of the church.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2010

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Link, Mardi.

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Summary: Synopsis: A gripping account of the mysterious disappearance of a young nun in a northern Michigan town and the national controversy that followed when she turned up dead and buried in the basement of the church.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2009

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Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 8

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: The year is 1570, and in the convent of Santa Caterina, in the Italian city of Ferrara, noblewomen find space to pursue their lives under God's protection. But any community, however smoothly run, suffers tremors when it takes in someone by force. And the arrival of Santa Caterina's new novice sets in motion a chain of events that will shake the convent to its core.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

LaFevers, Robin.

Summary: Annith's worst fears are realized when she discovers that, despite her lifelong training to be an assassin, she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever shut up in the convent of Saint Mortain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LAF

Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 7

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2018

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Avi 2010

De Blasi, Marlena.

Summary: Deemed an illegitimate child by her royal Polish family, Amandine is abandoned as a baby at a French convent. As she grows, Amandine struggles to accept her orphaned state. She longs to put together the missing pieces of her identity, but as WWII engulfs Europe, her time to find answers may be running short.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEB

Domet, Sarah

Summary: "In the vein of The Virgin Suicides, a dazzling debut novel about four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

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