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Nogrady, Bianca.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Australia 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128.5 NOG

Teresi, Dick.

Summary: Examines how the business of organ harvesting further complicates the process of death declaration and evaluates how death has been determined throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 TER

Summary: Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY YEA

Hinton, Anthony Ray

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.66 HIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.66 Hinton 2018

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HINTON, ANTHONY RAY HIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HINTON HIN

Nuland, Sherwin B.

Summary: "There is a vast literature on death and dying, but there are few reliable accounts of the ways in which we die. The intimate account of how various diseases take away life, offered in How We Die, is not meant to prompt horror or terror but to demythologize the process of dying to help us rid ourselves of that fear of the terra incognita." "Though the avenues of death - AIDS, cancer, heart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.07 Nuland 1994

Rogers, Fred.

Summary: Explores the feelings of frustration, sadness, and loneliness that a youngster may feel when a pet dies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.937 ROG

Black, Sue M.

Summary: "Sue Black confronts death every day. As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster. In All That Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key cases to explore how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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Summary: Based on a true account and New York Times best-selling book comes the feature film adaption. Don Piper experienced love, joy and life like he₂d never known during the 90 minutes he was declared dead after a traffic accident. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 90 RATED PG-13

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Davies, Nicola

Summary: A young boy and his family are trying to overcome the loss of his father. The natural world becomes part of the healing process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graffeg 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc. 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Anderson 2009

Machajewski, Sarah

Summary: Death is as old as life itself, and the rituals accompanying it are about as old, too. For thousands of years, cultures around the world have ritualized death as a way of understanding it. Whether it was preserving a body for eternity or disposing of it completely to set the soul free, a culture’s funerary customs reveal much about how its people viewed life and death. This text provides an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 393 MAC

Pancella, Peggy.

Summary: Describes the national park that is in one of the world's hottest and driest places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.487 PAN

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: Humanity has conquered all those things and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life, and they are commanded to do so in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe, a role that neither wants. These teens must master the "art" of taking life,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2017

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Gay, Kathlyn

Contents: Death in your life -- When someone close dies -- Vigils -- Living with deadly diseases -- End-of-life decisions and care -- Euthanasia : mercy killing or murder? -- Suicide survival and loss -- Funerals, burials, and memorials -- Cultural and religious beliefs about death -- Legal matters -- When pets and service animals die -- Living your life -- Appendix -- Further reading -- Glossary --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.9 GAY

Hirsch, Jeff.

Summary: Twenty years after the start of the war that caused the Collapse, fifteen-year-old Stephen, his father, and grandfather travel post-Collapse America scavenging, but when his grandfather dies and his father decides to risk everything to save the lives of two strangers, Stephen's life is turned upside down.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audio 2011

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

Loewen, Nancy

Summary: "When a pet dies, it can feel like you lost your best friend. What do you do? Whether you had a guinea pig, dog, cat, or fish, this story can help you through the tough times."--from cover, p. [4]

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.9 LOE

Marsh, Katherine.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old classics prodigy Jack Perdu has a near fatal accident he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on, and Jack vows to find his dead mother there.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen

Summary: "This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the history, beliefs and customs surrounding death in cultures around the world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.9 WIL

Rollin, Tracey

Summary: "This is a complete ritual guide to working with Santa Muerte, the Mexican folk saint"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weiser Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 202.3 ROL

Smith, Fran

Summary: "There's a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care-nearly 44 percent of all deaths-and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the growing demand. Once viewed as a New Age indulgence, hospiceis now a $14 billion business and one of the most successful segments in health care. Changing the Way We Die, by award-winning journalists...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 SMI

Craig, Erin A.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her sisters and their father and stepmother. Once there were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last -- the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge -- and there are whispers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Northrop, Michael

Summary: Alex and Ren must confront the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army of the dead in an attempt to save themselves, Alex's mother, and the world--and hope that Ammit, the Devourer of Egyptian legend, will be able to separate the guilty from the innocent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J TQ 5

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: A foster child named Angel and twelve-year-old Stella, who are living with Stella's great-aunt Louise at the Linger Longer Cottage Colony on Cape Cod, secretly assume responsibility for the vacation rentals when Louise unexpectedly dies and the girls are afraid of being returned to the foster care system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PEN

Silvera, Adam

Summary: "We here at Last Friend Inc. are collectively sorry for this loss of you. Our deepest sympathies extend to those who love you and those who will never meet you. We hope you find a new friend of value to spend your final hours with today. On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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