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Murray, Diana

Summary: "Two children notice all the beautiful colors that surround them on a rainy summer day out in the country"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MUR

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

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

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

Damm, Peter L.

Summary: Stories of a young boy's journey to adulthood in small town rural Upper Midwest in the 1950s and 60s. A funny, poignant, moving and beautifully written memoir about the challenges, mischief, fears and lessons of growing up as the youngest of five brothers and one sister, Catholic education, the natural world, trying to understand religious and adult mysteries, honor, family, truth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O'Brien & Whitaker 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAMM, PETER DAM

Braun, Lilian Jackson.

Summary: With his companion Polly in Paris, Qwill keeps himself occupied by writing an absurdist play called "The cat who got elected dog catcher." Meanwhile, things are spicing up in Pickax. Huge inheritances from old families are suddenly and mysteriously pouring into town, but nobody is quite sure why. Except Koko, that is--and he's not telling. Then things get really interesting when one resident...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FICTION Braun

Berenstain, Mike

Summary: "Welcome to Bear Country! Explore the world of the Berenstain Bears, where Brother, Sister, and Honey visit exhibits, investigate caves, and return to the coziest place in town -- their tree house!" --back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Hudgins, Phil

Summary: Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home. Across more than thirty essays, we discover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 HUD

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Drummond, Ree

Summary: New York Times bestselling author, Food Network star, and The Pioneer Woman herself, Ree Drummond, brings us the first book in a brand-new picture book series! In Ree's own words: 'I was all grown up when I moved out to the country. When I first arrived, I felt so out of place! But eventually, I looked around and discovered all the wonderful things about country life. So I decided to write a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

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McGregor, Jon

Summary: A teenage girl has gone missing and everyone is called upon to join the search. The villagers fan out across the English moors as the police set up roadblocks and news reporters descend. Meanwhile, there is still work that must be done: cows milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, sermons written, a pantomime rehearsed. As the seasons unfold and the search for the missing girl goes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MCG

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: The early death of a small town councilman reveals deep-rooted conflicts in the seemingly idyllic community of Pagford, which rapidly deteriorates in the face of cultural disputes, generation clashes, and a volatile election.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

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

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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Summary: Wheelsy is a small rural town where not much happens, but that is all going to change, and not for the better. Grant Grant, the town's wealthiest and most powerful citizen, is taking a walk through the woods when he comes across a strange and unfamiliar life form. Grant makes the mistake of getting too close and soon an alien creature invades his body. It is not long before Grant isn't the only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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Cole, Burton W.

Summary: Cranky city kid Raymond "Beamer" Boxby must spend summer vacation at his younger cousin Bash Hinglehobb's farm, where Bash's zany adventures with his Fishin' and Farmin' book (The Bible) just might lead to the coolest Discovery of all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B&H Publishing Group 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Johnson, Kij

Summary: "In this delightful dive into the bygone world of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows staunch Mole, sociable Water Rat, severe Badger, and troublesome and ebullient Toad of Toad Hall are joined by a young mole lady, Beryl, and her dear friend, Rabbit. There are adventures, kidnappings, lost letters, and family secrets-lavishly illustrated throughout by award-winning artist Kathleen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Summary: Traces the history of "Foxfire" magazine from 1966 to the present, exploring the magazine's philosophy of simple living, ideas for creative self-sufficiency, and efforts to preserve the history and culture of Appalachia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Summary: First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions. Today, Foxfire's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 Foxfire v.11

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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Taylor, Patrick

Summary: "Once, not too long ago, there was just a single Irish country doctor tending to the lively little village of Ballybucklebo: Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly. Now his thriving practice is growing by leaps and bounds. Not only has O'Reilly taken a new trainee under his wing, Doctor Connor Nelson, he's also added a spirited Labrador puppy to his ever-expanding household at Number One Main Street....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Keillor, Garrison.

Summary: Storyteller Garrison Keillor relates humorous anecdotes appropriate to summer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA KEI

Ward, Logan.

Contents: Goodbye, New York -- Old year's eve -- Expedition to nowhere -- How I learn to drive -- Waiting for rain -- Picking, cleaning, shelling, shucking -- News from the future -- Under fire -- Home for the holidays -- Winter -- Breeding season -- Back to the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.5 Ward 2009

Summary: In the third installment of this new adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's novels, Anne Shirley, now a young adult, leaves Green Gables to attend Queen's College, preparing to be a teacher. Facing an difficult choice and being overwhelmed by loneliness, Anne finds a silver lining.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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

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

Sancha, Sheila.

Summary: Traces a year in the Lincolnshire village of Gerneham, from ploughing through sowing, harvesting, and threshing, with illustrations of village life inspired by the fourteenth-century Luttrell Psalter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1982

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 942.037 SAN