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Day, Daniel R.

Summary: "With his eponymous store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the early 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own flamboyant designs. But before reinventing fashion, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books, and, finally, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAY, DANIEL R. DAY

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Describes Angel Island Immigration Station and why it is a symbol of hope and struggle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 FRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: "When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey that his son Daniel teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his 'one last chance' to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MEN

Davies, Ray

Summary: The British Invasion musician discusses his love/hate relationship with America, from his first U.S. tour in the early 1960s to being nearly murdered during a botched robbery in New Orleans in 2004.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 DAV

Jamison, Kay R.

Summary: A psychiatrist traces her marriage to a renowned scientist who overcame severe dyslexia to become an expert on schizophrenia, describing his slow surrender to cancer and her own struggles to overcome grief and depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 Jamison 2009

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling historian H.W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America's second generation of political giants--Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun--battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the shape of our democracy. In the early days of the nineteenth century, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress...

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 BRA

Kandel, Eric R.

Contents: Personal memory and the biology of memory storage -- A child in Vienna -- An American education -- One cell at a time -- The nerve cell speaks -- Conversation between nerve cells -- Simple and complex neuronal systems -- Different memories, different regions of the brain -- Searching for an ideal model for studying memory -- Neural analogs of learning -- Strengthening synaptic connections -- A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 KAN

Thomas, R. Eric

8 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went--whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city--he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns hysterical and heartfelt, Eric redefines what it means to be an "other" through the lens of his own life...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his great-uncle's family during the Holocaust? Here, Mendelsohn weaves together his discoveries about the past, family secrets and Judaism itself. He visits nearly a dozen countries on four continents in pursuit of the truth,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.049 Mendelsohn

Summary: Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong - a premise he supports with intriguing research and explains in his lucid, approachable book Stumbling on Happiness. In this TEDTalk, Gilbert pursues that idea through a discussion that touches upon brain architecture, experience simulation, impact bias, our "psychological immune system," synthetic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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O'Neill, Dan (Daniel T.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.986 ONE

Summary: The current status of Antineoplastons' clinical testing sanctioned by the United States Food & Drug Administration, and features a modern story of the struggling journeys of cancer patients being treated today at the Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. As the story unfolds, you will observe a real-time change of hearts and minds from many of these doctors and families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Merola 2013

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

Sanders, Rob

Summary: Ruby Rose loves to dance... while she's brushing her teeth, while she's eating her breakfast, and even on her way to class. But there's NO DANCING at school! Or is there? With a little luck and a lot of rhythm, Ruby Rose finds a way to get everyone up on their dancing feet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC SAN

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: She arrived with her name, Trixie. I joked sometimes that it sounded more like a stripper than a dog. But if it sounded more like a stripper than a dog, it sounded more like an elf or a fairy than a stripper. Elves and fairies are magical beings, and so was she. A heartwarming memoir of a very special dog.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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Jamison, Kay R.

Summary: A haunting meditation on mortality, grief, and loss. Perhaps no one but Kay Redfield Jamison--who combines the acute perceptions of a psychologist with a writerly elegance and passion--could bring such a delicate touch to the subject of losing a spouse to cancer. She looks back at her relationship with her husband, Richard Wyatt, a renowned scientist who battled dyslexia to become one of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAMISON, KAY R JAM

Greene, Stephanie

Summary: "Valentine's Day is coming! Posey is so excited about her special ballet recital and giving cards to everyone at school. Then she learns that one of her classmates doesn't have any valentines to give out. Can Princess Posey and her tutu find the perfect way to help?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

Jamison, Kay R.

Summary: The personal story of a manic depressive and an authority on the subject describes the onset of the illness during her teenage years and her determined journey through the realm of available treatments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 JAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 Jamison 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAMISON, KAY R JAM

Summary: "On May 8, 1945, Adolf Hitler and his Thousand Year Reich were crushed to extinction between Russia and the Allied forces. Join The History Channel in a look back at the individuals and events surrounding this watershed day. It captures both the celebrations and the heartbreak of the end of the European war; chronicling our reentry into a post-Hitler world that could never be the same...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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

Kamm, Antony.

Contents: 1. The Origins of Rome 2. The Republic 3. Twelve Caesars 4. Religions and Mythology 5. Society and Daily Life 6. Art, Architecture, and Building 7. Latin Literature 8. The Roman Army 9. The Empire: Stability, Disintegration, Recovery, Fall Appendices Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 KAM

Dye, Dan.

Summary: Dan Dye tells the story of his dog, Gracie, an albino Great Dane who chose him to be her owner, and discusses how Gracie's eating disorder spurred him to begin baking cookies for the dog, which eventually led to the creation of the successful Three Dog Bakery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.73 DYE

Keneally, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIC

Summary: "Enter the world of Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Dance Company. A man with an extraordinary vision, Naharin is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world today. He is known for developing "Gaga"--a movement language that resists labels, highlights somatic experience, emphasizes improvisation, and pushes dancers to use their body in ways that are ignored or overlooked by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TOL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TOLKIEN

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