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Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

17 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about. Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis's taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 614.5 LEW

Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "A kid-friendly look at the economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as why businesses are closed, why people are losing jobs, and how the environment is being (positively) impacted in the absence of industry. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 LAU

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Factual yet simple text about the rise of COVID-19, how it spreads, and steps we can take to avoid spreading disease to others. Colorful diagrams show how viruses enter a host and replicate in cells, and explain how lower-respiratory illnesses affect people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 HAN

Latta, Sara L.

Summary: "Looks at front-line workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, such as doctors, nurses, store workers, and delivery people who are all helping in everyday life. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.35 LAT

Summary: "A collection of short comics about the COVID-19 pandemic. Diverse artists address disruptions in work, school, and family life as well as failures in public policy, racial biases, and systemic inequalities revealed by the pandemic"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press/Graphic Mundi 2021

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Latta, Sara L.

Summary: Explains the symptoms of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, as well as explains how it's diagnosed, how it's treated, and how it spreads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 LAT

Dolbear, Emily J.

Summary: "Addresses the social and emotional needs of kids during the COVID-19 pandemic: their fears, anxieties, and how to manage stress in various ways. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's Worldy 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 DOL

Summary: Two males and a female vie for office. They indulge in low blows, character assassination and gestures of goodwill, all while gauging their standing with voters. The setting is a third-grade class at an elementary school in the city of Wuhan in central China. Chronicles a public school's first open elections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLE
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PLE

Hudd, Emily.

Summary: Many of the world's largest economies shut down almost overnight as nations tried to slow the spread of COVID-19. These measures saved lives, but they also cost millions of jobs and shuttered many companies--some temporarily, others forever. The Economic Impact of COVID-19 studies how the pandemic and the fight against it affected every part of the economy, from individuals to huge...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330 HUD

Toth, Lizy

Summary: "This book was created to help teach children why it is important for all of us to wear a mask during this COVID-19 pandemic. Whether we are healthy or weak, young or old, when we wear our mask, we tell everyone we care about them and their loved ones. Beautiful illustrations! Sweet and heartfelt story told from a child's perspective that lets kids see - wearing a mask is a wonderful way to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lizy Toth 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Tot

Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: General information about what a pandemic is, examples of various pandemics throughout history, and ways humanity can fight future pandemics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.4 LAU

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

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

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

Ehrbar, Gregory

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of and introduction to the Disney live action movie about Mulan, who's different from the other girls in her village, and feels like a disappointment to her family--until a wise remark from her younger sister changes her perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Cousins Patrick and Beth travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination Station, to thirteenth-century China, where they meet Marco Polo and Kublai Khan and are mistaken for Christian shamans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Summary: The magnificent legend of Mulan continues in an all-new movie. The courageous heroine is back, along with favorite characters and some new friends, including the mischievous Mushu, who wants to keep Mulan single so he can retain his job as her guardian.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Duany, Ger

Summary: The amazing autobiography of a young Sudanese boy who went from a child soldier to an international peace activist, a struggling refugee to a Hollywood actor. Sudan, 1980s: Ger Duany knew what he wanted out of life--make his family proud, play with his brothers and sisters, maybe get an education like his brother Oder suggested, and become a soldier for his people when he's old enough. But then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thomas, Sherry (Sherry M.)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When her ailing father is conscripted to fight invaders from the north, Mulan dresses as a man to take his place in the army. Chosen for an elite team under the command of the princeling, they cross the Great Wall to face the enemy beyond. An old enemy and an attraction for her troop's commander complicate her mission. -- adapted from jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2019

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Gilman, Susan Jane.

Summary: In 1986, fresh out of college, Susan Jane Gilman and her friend Chloe dreamed of hitting the road as modern-day female Kerouacs. Inspired by a placemat at the International House of Pancakes, they mapped out a trip circling the globe, then headed west--to China. At that point in time, the People's Republic had been open to backpackers for barely ten minutes. But Susan and Chloe relished the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 915.104 GIL

Summary: When China is invaded by the Huns, Mulan decides that she must disguise herself as a soldier -- a man -- to fight in place of her ill father, who has been called up for war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grolier Enterprises 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC DISNE

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TIB

Pattison, Eliot

Summary: "Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: The Time Warp Trio find themselves in a desert in China, and in order to retrieve their magical book from the court of Kublai Khan, they must pose as astrologers and join the caravan of Marco Polo and his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SCI

Man, John

Summary: The terra cotta army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries ever made. Over eight thousand life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China--and each figure is individually carved, perhaps representing real members of the emperor's army. Weaving together history and a first-hand account of his experience in China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 MAN

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