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Bauer, Joan

Summary: Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Childrens Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Bauer 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BAU

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Summary: A shocking and outlandish year-in-the-life documentary about the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia's most notorious extended family, with shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing, drug dealing and using, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing. Nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, the White family glorifies their criminal behavior and lives an existence more like something from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: "Marty and his best friend, Shiloh are on another adventure. Marty learns when a secret is too dangerous to keep, and that hate can spread like fire"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION NAY

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Fields, Jan

Summary: Gabe and the other monster hunters arrive in a wildlife management area in West Virginia to investigate reports of a monster called the Mothman--but mostly what they see are owls, until something much larger attacks them in the night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FIE

Summary: Coal provides half of America's electricity. Examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Faced with toxic ground water, the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, and a government that appeases industry, the heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stone, Phoebe

Summary: In a small, Virginia town, sixth-grader Jessie Lou Ferguson has a crush on the hugely popular Conrad Parker Smith, and when he suddenly develops a medical problem and the teacher asks Jessie Lou to help him, they become friends, to her surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STO

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Summary: Ten-year-old Allie's family moves from urban New Haven to rural Stamford, Connecticut, in the midst of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hoberman 2009

Gourley, Robbin.

Summary: From the whippoorwill's call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall, Edna and members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Gou

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam (the father of the author) were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields, graduating just as the Great Depression began. When Homer asked for her hand, Elsie instead headed to Orlando where she sparked with a dancing actor named Buddy Ebsen (yes, that Buddy Ebsen). But when Buddy headed for New York, Elsie's dreams of a life with him were crushed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Thomas, Sarah Loudin

Summary: "Colman Harpe works for the C&O in the Appalachian rail town of Thurmond, West Virginia, but he'd rather be a preacher and lead his own congregation. When a member of the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin and the clan matriarch, Serepta McLean, taunts the Harpes by coming to a tent revival in their territory, Colman chooses peace over seeking revenge with the rest of his family. Colman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: "Miss Layla Beck, the daughter of a powerful Senator from Delaware refuses to marry the gentleman her father has chosen for her and is forced to get a job working for the FWP to write the first official account of Maecdonian History. Her notions of real life--the social whirl of Newport and New York--are totally upended and she despairs in rooming with the overly eccentric Romeyn family in such...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Over 195 lakes with the latest stocking and survey information, plus, expanded Lake Michigan coverage!--Cover.

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Sportsman's Connection 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799 WES

Summary: A picturesque portrait of the nearly extinct mountain culture of Boone County, West Virginia, focusing on the unique character of Jesco White: mountain dancer, petty criminal, Elvis Presley aficionado.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Moviefish 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

CenturyLink

Summary: Includes -- Bear Lake -- Benzonia -- Beulah -- Burdickville -- Cedar -- Elk Rapids -- Empire -- Fife Lake -- Glen Arbor -- Glen Lake -- Hannah -- Honor -- Interlochen -- Karlin -- Kingsley -- Lake Ann -- Lake Leelanau -- Lime Lake -- Little Traverse Lake -- Maple City -- Mayfield -- Northport -- Summit City -- Suttons Bay -- Traverse City -- Williamsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CenturyLink 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R PHONE 2017 CenturyLink

Van Booy, Simon

Summary: As the newest Keeper of Lost Things, Gertie Milk travels through time to return missing objects to famous figures at key moments in history, following the directives of the B.D.B.U.--a book that contains the knowledge of the world--and searching for clues to her past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VAN

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Pen pals Molly and Olive consider themselves best friends even though they have never actually met because Molly lives in New York City and Olive lives on a farm in Iowa--but when Olive finds a diamond bracelet in the grass the two girls start to wonder if they can finally get the money for one of them to visit the other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: "Miss Layla Beck, the daughter of a powerful Senator from Delaware refuses to marry the gentleman her father has chosen for her and is forced to get a job working for the FWP to write the first official account of Maecdonian History. Her notions of real life--the social whirl of Newport and New York--are totally upended and she despairs in rooming with the overly eccentric Romeyn family in such...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Barrows 2015

McMinn, Suzanne.

Summary: Accompanied by anecdotes and recipes, the founder of the popular blog chickensintheroad.com shares her forty-something coming-of-age story during which she, along with her three children, started a new life in rural West Virginia to connect to the earth and her family roots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCMINN, SUZANNE MCM

White, Ruth

Summary: In the West Virginia town of Way Down Deep in the 1950s, a foundling called Ruby June is happily living with Miss Arbutus at the local boarding house when suddenly, after the arrival of a family of outsiders, the mystery of Ruby's past begins to unravel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC White

Geisert, Bonnie.

Summary: Describes a year in the life of a prairie town including the effect of seasons and of economics on the ebb and flow of this agricultural community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 307.72 GEI

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Left-handers are creative. Left-handers are geniuses. Half of all cats are lefties! (Or so says Stink.) But Judy is a righty... and Judy is feeling left out. Tomorrow is Left Handers Day, and Stink and Dad, the southpaws in the Moody family, are celebrating at the pretzel factory. Judy is allowed to come along on one condition: she has to be left-handed the whole entire day. It's on!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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