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Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Sophie loves camp--except for all the creepy-crawlies. Getting trapped in the tent with a daddy longlegs is terrifying, and spiders make her scream. It's so embarrassing. But then a mysterious compass transports her to a fiercely hot desert, where Bear Grylls, her guide, is watching. The sun is beating down, and together they must trek to find water and overcome the dangers lurking in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Grylls/Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Castro, Rachel

Summary: Provides information on some amazing desert landscapes around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.41 CAS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 551.41 CAS

Stevenson, Robin

Summary: Jayden ends up in the unforgiving Australian outback, fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH STE

Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TEA

Gagne, Tammy

Summary: An introduction to desert ecology, discussing what lives in a desert, what a desert ecosystem is, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wonder Books, an imprint of The Child's World 2023

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Grey, Zane

Summary: He was a solitary prospector in the vast Sonoran Desert, but on a shelf of rock he left a little tin for his daughter ... Richard Gale's idle sojourn in the West came to a screeching halt when he arrived in an Arizona border town and plunged into the life of a border ranger. Yet when he met Nell Burton, he realized for the first time why the West had beckoned him. But Nell's background wasn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1913

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Summary: "From Christmas cookies and pecan pie to winter-themed cupcakes and sweet giftable confections, there's a special treat to help celebrate your favorite festive occasion. In these colorful, inspirational pages, you'll find recipes for beloved baked sweets to mark holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, as well as ideas for entertaining and gift giving. The more than 50...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weldon Owen 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5 Ame

Summary: A group of ants in the desert become intelligent and start trying to communicate with humans, after a mysterious cosmic event.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Legend Films 2008

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI PHA

Adams, John Luther

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL ADA

Durham, Michael S. (Michael Schelling)

Summary: Explores the historic treasures found in the Desert States, also includes historical paintings and engravings of the Southwest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.9 DESERT STATES DUR

Summary: From the groundbreaking storytellers at Naughty Dog, comes the genre-defining epic that revolutionized adventure storytelling, rebuilt by Bluepoint Games with the power of the PS4 system. Experience one of the most revered game series of all time as you follow the perilous journey of Nathan Drake across the globe, from humble beginnings to extraordinary discoveries. Meet an unforgettable cast...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Follett, Ken

Summary: "Every catastrophe begins with a little problem that doesn't get fixed." So says Pauline Green, president of the United States, in Ken Follett's nerve-racking drams of international tension. A shrinking oasis in the Sahara Desert; a stolen US Army drone; an uninhabited Japanese island; and one country's secret stash of deadly chemical poisons: all these play roles in a relentlessly escalating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Follett

Rimington, Celesta

Summary: When his mother, a professional singer, dies, twelve-year-old Harrison moves to the southern Utah desert, where he continues learning card tricks, makes new friends, enters an art contest, and finds a way to pay tribute to his mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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Summary: The tenth book in the bestselling series from American Girl, American Girl Summer Treats features over 50 kid-friendly recipes for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, tarts, and icy treats for enjoying during the summer months. From Mermaid Ice Cream Pops and Frozen Lemonade to Watermelon Cake and Day-at-the-Beach Cupcakes, American Girl Summer Treats offers an enticing collection of delicious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weldon Owen 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.86 GER

Summary: "In director Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other - to become brothers again like they used to be. Their 'spiritual quest', however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Darjeeling 2007

Summary: The film introduces a modern day Little Prince, a seven-year-old blind Pakistani Canadian boy who absorbs The Little Prince for the first time, and captures engaging conversations with an incredible range of individuals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

De los Santos, Marisa

Summary: "When thirteen-year-olds T.E. and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends. But as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DEL

Follett, Ken

Summary: "'Every catastrophe begins with a little problem that doesn't get fixed.' So says Pauline Green, president of the United States. A shrinking oasis in the Sahara Desert; a stolen US Army drone; an uninhabited Japanese island; and one country's secret stash of deadly chemical poisons: all these play roles in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Struggling to prevent the outbreak of a world war are a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FOL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FOL

Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

Summary: Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Gonza

Herbert, Victor

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Chas. K. Harris 1908

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: A recluse and an overbearing salesman team up to find the perfect burial spot for the recluse's beloved cat, and wind up stranded in Death Valley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY RUB

Follett, Ken

Summary: "A complex, scary thriller ... sobering."--Kirkus Reviews

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Grey, Zane

Summary: Believing that he has murdered his brother during a quarrel over a Mexican girl, Adam Larey flees into the desert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter J. Black 1951

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Love, Jessica

Summary: A reassuring picture book about finding one's place in the world follows a father as he takes his child on their first camping trip where he shows, under a blanket of stars, that the universe is a friendly place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOV

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOV

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