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Klinenberg, Eric

Summary: "Crisis has a way of laying bare our truest selves: who we trust, which principles and impulses we heed, whose lives we deem expendable. As it ravaged millions of lives, the Covid-19 pandemic revealed and accentuated the dividing lines that had already, for decades, splintered American public life. Against the backdrop of the 2020 presidential election, misinformation regimes, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306 KLI

Fritz, Jean.

Summary: Examines the life of Leonardo da Vinci, focusing on his unfinished sculpture of a huge horse he was commissioned to create for the Duke of Milan in the late 1400s, and discusses how the project was taken up by pilot Charlie Dent in 1977 and, after several setbacks, completed and presented as a gift to Milan in 1999.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 730 FRI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 730 FRI

Cruz, Gloria

Summary: "In the 2000s, Juicy Couture velour sweatsuits and trucker hats were all the rage, American Idol was the show to watch, social media sites like Facebook and YouTube were launched, and a little thing called Y2K threatened to shut down the world! Kids will love learning about what was cool in the aughts, from popular toys like Bratz dolls to must-see TV like Dora the Explorer and The Powerpuff...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2023

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE CRU

Summary: Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

Hummel, Maria

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Downtown Los Angeles, 1990. Alone in her luxury hotel suite, the reclusive Lacey Crane receives a message: Edith is waiting for her in the lobby. Former best friends, Lacey and Edith haven't spoken to one another in over four decades. As young adults meeting at summer camp in Maine, and later making their way in the glitzy spotlight of postwar Hollywood, Edith and Lacey share a deep-rooted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2024

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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH WIL

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Gable, Sally

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 GAB

Ebensperger, Gabriel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A child who feels like an outsider in a world that's set against him. A boy who sings on the playground instead of playing soccer, who likes Barbies, and whose secretly favorite car is the one called Tutti Frutti. Gabriel Ebensperger shares with us his struggles with his own inadequacy, his feelings of guilt, and above all, his fear that his "difference" will be discovered. The vibrant bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBENSPERGER, GABRIEL EBE

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Summary: Zingo brings fast-paced excitement and learning to the classic game of Bingo! Slide the Zinger to reveal picture tiles, make a match and fill your card to win. Images with printed words and two levels of play make this the perfect game to grow with.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 266

Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

Summary: The TYRSEN pickleball set with net includes a pickleball net on wheels, 4 pickleball paddles, 6 pickle balls, 12 court markers, and a sturdy 600D Carrying bag. Just with one of this set, you can quickly start your pickleball plays and take your plays on the go.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Games, Call number: GAME PIC

Eliot, Hannah

Summary: "It's the '90s, baby! This adorable, iconic board book features everything from bucket hats to pagers, and plenty of '90s slang!"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD ELI

Spooner, James

Summary: "Scene: Apple Valley, California, in the late eighties, a thirsty, miserable desert. Teenage James Spooner hates that he and his mom are back in town after years away. The few Black kids here seem to be gangbanging, and the other kids fall on a spectrum of microaggressors to future neo-Nazis. Mixed-race and acutely aware of his Blackness, James doesn't know where he fits until he meets Ty, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SPO

Stille, Darlene R.

Summary: An introduction to the Milky Way with information about its formation and characteristics. Includes diagrams, fun facts, a glossary, and stunning full-color illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.1 STI

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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Singh, Lilly

Summary: "From the 2017 People's Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side. Lilly Singh isn't just a superstar. She's Superwoman--which is also the name of her wildly popular YouTube channel. Funny, smart,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SINGH, LILLY SIN

Brubaker, Ed

Summary: Like a true crime podcast crossed with a long-lost diary, Where the Body Was is unlike anything Brubaker and Phillips have ever done, and a must-have for all their avid fans! A boarding house full of druggies. A neglected housewife. A young girl who thinks she's a superhero. A cop who wants to be left alone. And a Private Detective looking for a runaway girl. These stories collide one fateful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2023

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BRU

Ware, Susan

Summary: By linking the stories of Billie Jean King and Title IX, Ware explains why women's sports took off in the 1970s and demonstrates how giving women a sporting chance has permanently changed American life on and off the playing field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.342092 WAR

Singh, Lilly

Summary: "From the 2017 People's Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side."-- From the publisher.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 158 SIN

McTier, Moiya

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "After a few billion years of bearing witness to life on Earth, of watching one hundred billion humans go about their day-to-day lives, of feeling unbelievably lonely, and of hearing its own story told by others, the Milky Way would like a chance to speak for itself. All one hundred billion stars and fifty undecillion tons of gas of it. It all began some thirteen billion years ago, when clouds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 523.1 MCT

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