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Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: "When a child wakes up feeling sick, she is treated to a good dose of Mommy Medicine. Her remedy includes a yummy cup of hot chocolate; a cozy, bubble-filled bath time; and unlimited snuggles and cuddles. Mommy Medicine can heal all woes and make any day the BEST day!"--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from the impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York to be reunited with her mother, where she gains a legacy of shame that only be healed when she returns to Haiti, to the woman who first reared her. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know and where she gains a legacy of shame that can only be healed when she returns to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: In a seaside town in Haiti, widower Nozias finally makes the gut-wrenching decision to give up his daughter Claire so she can have a better life. But when the girl goes missing, the resulting search unearths long-hidden secrets that cast a startling new light on those in town.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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Danticat, Edwidge

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Summary: From the best-selling author of Claire of the Sea Light and Brother, I'm Dying, a long-awaited return to fiction: a gorgeous collection of stories about community, family and love; about the forces that pull us together or drive us apart--a book rich with vividly imagined characters, hard-won wisdom, and humanity. In these eight stories by widely acclaimed, prizewinning author Danticat--some of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Ten stories on life in Haiti. In A Wall of Fire Rising, an unemployed worker dreams of escaping to America in a balloon, while in Caroline's Wedding, a woman gives her daughters red underwear to wear as protection from sexual advances by the spirit of their dead father. By the author of Breath, Eyes, Memory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Danticat 2015

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Beginning in 1490, Anacaona keeps a record of her life as a possible successor to the supreme chief of Xaragua, as wife of the chief of Maguana, and as a warrior battling the first white men to arrive in the West Indies, ravenous for gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

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Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Danticat's story is at once a personal account of her mother dying from cancer and a deeply considered reckoning with the ways that other writers have approached death in their own work.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818 DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MAM

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph, a charismatic pastor, as her "second father" when she was placed in his care at age four when her parents left Haiti for America. So she experiences a jumble of emotions when, at twelve, she joins her parents in New York City, whom she struggles to remember--she has left behind Joseph and the only home she's ever known. The story of a new life in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DANTICAT, EDWIDGE DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: A novel on a massacre of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic of the 1930s. The protagonists are two Haitian lovers, a sugarcane cutter and a maid. Twenty thousand people died in a government-led campaign of ethnic cleansing. By the author of Breath, Eyes, Memory. The young Haitian National Book Award nominee tells an epic tale of the 1937 tragedy at the border between Haiti & the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Danticat 2015

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Danticat, Edwidge.

Summary: "The interconnected secrets of a coastal Haitian town are revealed when one little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, goes missing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Summary: The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV Ega

Depestre, René

Summary: "Takes place primarily during carnival in 1938 in the Haitian village of Jacmel. A beautiful young French woman, Hadriana, is about to marry a Haitian boy from a prominent family. But on the morning of the wedding, Hadriana drinks a mysterious potion and collapses at the altar. Transformed into a zombie, her wedding becomes her funeral. She is buried by the town, revived by an evil sorcerer,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEP