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Dutt, Yashica

Summary: "Born into a "formerly untouchable manual-scavenging family in small-town India," Yashica Dutt was taught from a young age to not appear "Dalit looking." Although prejudice against Dalits, who compose 25% of the population, has been illegal since 1950, caste-ism in India is alive and well. Blending her personal history with extensive research and reporting, Dutt provides an incriminating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUTT, YASHICA DUT

Lassieur, Allison

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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Clements, Andrew

Summary: A big, ugly fish has trouble making the friends he longs for because of his appearance--until the day his scary appearance saves them all from a fisherman's net.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Book Studio 1988

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CLE

Harrison, Vashti

Summary: Praised for acting like a big girl when she is small, as a young girl grows, "big" becomes a word of criticism, until the girl realizes that she is fine just the way she is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Harrison

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAR

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE HAR

Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Miller, Samuel

Summary: In the all-white Missouri town of "Calico Springs, Willie's life has been defined by two powerful forces: God and the river. The 'miracle boy' died for five minutes as a young child, and ever since, Willie is certain he survived for a reason, but that purpose didn't become clear until he found the Game. The Game is called Manifest Atlas, and the concept is simple: enter an intention and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2024

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Manne, Kate

Summary: "The definitive takedown of fatphobia, drawing on personal experience as well as rigorous research to expose how size discrimination harms everyone, and how to combat it-from the acclaimed author of Down Girl and Entitled. For as long as she can remember, Kate Manne has wanted to be smaller. She can tell you what she weighed on any significant occasion: her wedding day, the day she became a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 MAN

Bacon, Lindo

Summary: "Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn't match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates 'thin' with 'healthy' is the problem. The solution? Health at every size. Tune in to your body's expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2 BAC

Thomas, Gillian

Summary: "The 1964 Civil Rights Act is best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, but it also revolutionized the lives of American women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate "because of sex." But Congress gave little guidance about how much it wanted to change in a "Mad Men" world where women played mainly supporting roles. It was up to the Supreme Court, then,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 THO

Lehrhaupt, Adam

Summary: Shark and his octopus friend Blue play hide-and-seek together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE LEH

Nainy, Mamta

Summary: "Ammi weaves the most beautiful saris but never gets to wear any of them. Her two little daughters decide to do something about it--break their piggy bank! But when there isn't enough money to buy Ammi a sari, the two girls must work together to find a solution. Will they be able to buy Ammi the gift she so deserves? With a text full of heart, and bright, cheerful artwork, this story brings...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Crossing Kids 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAI

Bilan, Jasbinder

Summary: "Journey across the diverse regions of India in this joyful celebration of its people, places, and wildlife. Watch elephants bathing from a houseboat in Kerala, marvel at the ancient cave paintings of Bhimbetka, wander the bustling streets of Delhi, and ride a train through the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Uncover India's fascinating history and culture, and explore the unique mix of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954 BIL

Summary: Relativity and quantum physics touch the very basis of physical reality, altering commonsense notions of space and time, cause and effect. Both have reputations for complexity, but the basic ideas behind relativity and quantum physics are, in fact, simple and comprehensible by anyone. The essence of relativity in a single sentence: The laws of physics are the same for all observers in uniform...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.11 EIN

Mazo, Margarita del

Summary: "Wolf looks everywhere for Little pig... in the tree, behind the rock, inside the house... what will happen when he finds little pig?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NubeOcho 2022

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Narayan, Rashmi

Summary: This practical travel guide to South India & Kerala features detailed factual travel tips and points-of-interest structured lists of all iconic must-see sights as well as some off-the-beaten-track treasures. Our itinerary suggestions and expert author picks of things to see and do will make it a perfect companion both, ahead of your trip and on the ground. This South India & Kerala guide book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.48 SOU

Summary: In 2003, the Wide Angle program Time for School profiled children in seven countries-Afghanistan, Benin, Brazil, India, Japan, Kenya, and Romania-as they started their first year of school, often in the face of great adversity. Three years later this Wide Angle episode returns to visit each child, updating the progress of their educational and personal development. The similarities and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Schaeffer, Anne

Summary: Hearty Cast-Iron and Skillet Cooking is filled with tasty and easy Dutch oven and skillet meals that will wow your friends and family. Perfect for bringing home cooking with you to a relaxing camping or cabin getaway, this cookbook presents more than 100 delicious cast-iron skillet recipes that are sure to please all appetites all day long. Ranging from cinnamon rolls with blueberries and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Chapel Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.589 SCH

Popple, Ian

Summary: A travel guide for the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.593 FORT LAUDERDALE POP

Taplin, Sam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Are you there little bee? Children will love peeking through the holes in this beautifully illustrated book in search of the elusive little bee. -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC 2021

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Srinivasan, Radhika

Summary: "India is a land of variety: cultures, ethnic groups, and languages, landscapes, religions, and art forms. This huge country has a history that stretches over thousands of years, over a backdrop woven of all these threads, and a future that has both profound challenges and much promise"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954 SRI

Summary: Over 100 million children worldwide have never spent a day in school. One in four does not complete even five years of basic education. Now, 182 nations have promised to provide access to free and compulsory education for every child in the world-by 2015. To test the reality of that sweeping commitment, this Wide Angle installment profiles children in Japan, Kenya, Benin, Brazil, Romania,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The 2009 installment in Wide Angle's Time for School series reenters the lives of seven students in seven different countries, offering a glimpse of the worldwide battle to get what most American children take for granted: a basic education. These riveting case studies in India, Afghanistan, Kenya, Benin, Brazil, Japan, and Romania feature young teenagers embracing academic challenges that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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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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Popple, Ian

Summary: A travel guide for the Palm Beach, Florida area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.593 PALM BEACH POP

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