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Hardwick, Lamar

Summary: "An autistic pastor and disability scholar helps the contemporary church understand the connections between ableism and racism and how to dismantle both in attitudes and practices"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 HAR

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A true story of determination and groundbreaking achievement follows eighth grade African American spelling champion MacNolia Cox, who left Akron, Ohio, in 1936 to compete in the prestigious National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., only to be met with prejudice and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 COX

Pratt, Misty

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Why are so many women feeling anxious, stressed out, and depressed, and why are they not getting the help they need? Over the past decade, mood disorders have skyrocketed among women, who are twice as likely to be diagnosed as men. Yet in a healthcare system steeped in gender bias, women's complaints are often dismissed, their normal emotions are pathologized, and treatments routinely fail to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2024

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Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Baldacci, David

5 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "When two wealthy white landowners are found dead, the whole country immediately thinks it must be Jerome Washington, the hired help, who killed them. He was standing over the bodies when the police responded to an anonymous call and the only one on the property at the time of death. As far as the state is concerned, it's an open and shut case. Jack Lee, born and raised in Freeman County, knows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

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Baldacci, David

28 holds on 19 copies

Summary: "Set in the tumultuous year of 1968 in southern Virginia, a racially-charged murder case sets a duo of white and Black lawyers against a deeply unfair system as they work to defend their wrongfully-accused Black defendants When two wealthy white landowners are found dead, the whole country immediately thinks it must be Jerome Washington, the hired help, who killed them. He was standing over the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

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Mohammed, Rahaf

Summary: In January 2019, then 18-year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed escaped from her family while holidaying in Kuwait. She was fleeing systematic abuse of her human rights as a woman growing up in Saudi Arabia and, specifically, her family's threats to kill her because she desired the freedoms Western women take for granted. She boarded a plane bound for Bangkok, en route to Australia where she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOHAMMAD, RAHAF MOH

Taylor, Jessica

Summary: "Angry, opinionated, mouthy, aggressive, hysterical, mad, disordered, crazy, psycho, delusional, borderline, hormonal... Women have long been pathologized, locked up and medicated for not conforming to whichever norms or stereotypes are expected of them in that time and space. Sexy But Psycho is a challenging and uncomfortable book which seeks to explore the way professionals and society at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 TAY

Bledsoe, Lucy Jane

Summary: Louisa loves to play basketball, but in 1974, her Portland, Oregon high school only offers a team for boys. An encounter with feminist Gloria Steinem teaches her about Title IX--the law that bans discrimination based on gender--so she asks her principal to start a girls team. Little does she know that she'll soon be viciously targeted by male coaches at her school, lied to by the school board,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rooms Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BLE

Gibson, Marion

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Witchcraft is a dramatic journey through thirteen witch trials across history, some famous--like the Salem witch trials--and some lesser-known: on Vardø island, Norway, in the 1620s, where an indigenous Sami woman was accused of murder; in France in 1731, during the country's last witch trial, where a young woman was pitted against her confessor and cult leader; in Pennsylvania in 1929 where a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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Blake, Melissa

Summary: In the summer of 2019, journalist Melissa Blake penned an op-ed for CNN Opinion. A conservative pundit caught wind of it, mentioning Blake's work in a YouTube video. What happened next is equal parts a searing view into society, how we collectively view and treat disabled people, and the making of an advocate. After a troll said that Blake should be banned from posting pictures of herself, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Go 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4092 BLA

Oliver, Diane

Summary: "A bold and haunting debut story collection that follows various characters as they navigate the day-to-day perils of Jim Crow racism from Diane Oliver, a missing figure in the canon of twentieth-century African American literature. A remarkable talent far ahead of her time, Diane Oliver died in 1966 at the age of twenty-two, leaving behind these crisply told and often chilling tales that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2024

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Rajput, Minoti

Summary: Rajput, a certified financial planner, has spent the last thirty years helping parents of children with special needs to plan for their retirement and the long-term care of their children. This book shares stories from her experiences and offers advice to families in similar circumstances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.151 RAJ

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: "A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.66 HIN

Summary: "Inside the walls of St. Vincent's Orphanage, young boys fall victim to sexual, physical and emotional abuse at the hands of their guardians. Henry Czerny gives a terrifying performance as Brother Lavin, the head of the orphanage who must juggle the teachings of the church with his own personal demons. The plight of the boys under his care remains a secret until the orphanage janitor and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOY

Sumner, Jamie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her mother to small-town Oklahoma to help care for her grandfather, who has Alzheimer's Disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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Lindeman, Tracey

Summary: "A scorching examination of how we treat endometriosis today Have you ever been told that your pain is imaginary? That feeling better just takes yoga, CBD oil, and the blood of a unicorn on a full moon? That's the reality of the more than 190 million people suffering the excruciating condition known as endometriosis. This disease affecting one in ten cis women and uncounted numbers of others is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.1 LIN

Summary: A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FRE

Kerr, Jeffrey

Summary: "Jeffrey Kerr is a Realtor with RE/MAX Unique Inc., Brokerage. He has over 21 years of experience in the exciting and very dynamic Toronto real estate market. He shares his knowledge and extensive experience helping clients buy and sell barrier free, accessible houses and condominiums." - back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Home Kerr

Summary: "The much-anticipated follow up to the groundbreaking anthology Disability Visibility: another revolutionary collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience, and intimacy in all its myriad forms. What is intimacy? More than sex, more than romantic love, the pieces in this stunning and illuminating new anthology offer broader and more inclusive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC 2024

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Summary: In season sixth Phil teaches Bella more than Willie was hoping about nature, Willie and Si insist on helping John Luke with his speech introducing the governor, and Jep and Jessica chaperone Lily's first date. Jase takes Reed frog-hunting the night before his high school graduation, like he did before his own, and Jep and the ladies pull a senior prank by toilet-papering Missy and Jase's house....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUC

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "A renowned supermodel's world is torn apart in an instant, sending her on an unexpected journey of discovery in this masterful novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel. Veronique Vincent is a star. At age twenty-two, she is one of the most sought-after models in fashion, gracing the covers of magazines and walking the runways of haute couture shows across the globe. Yet,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Samantha just wants a normal school experience away from her parents. The problem is her dad is the President of the United States! She heads off to college with Secret Service in tow and falls for a boy with secrets of his own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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Summary: Featuring a fully tactile interface, the Victor Reader Stream 3 is a handheld digital audio player to enjoy your media content. This assistive device lets you listen to books, newspapers, web radio, music, podcasts, and other online resources. Simple to use for anyone who is blind or living with a visual impairment, the Stream talking book player packs all your media into place and gives 15...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: HumanWare 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sight and Sound Equipment, Call number: Digital Media Audio Player

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