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McDougall, Christopher

10 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "When Chris McDougall agreed to take in a donkey from an animal hoarder, he thought it would be no harder than the rest of the adjustments he and his family had made after moving from Philadelphia to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. But when he arrived Sherman was in such bad shape he could barely move and his hair was coming out in clumps. Chris decided to undertake a radical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "Luke Ransom was just eighteen years old when he answered an ad in a St. Louis newspaper that would change his life forever. The American Fur Company needed one hundred enterprising men to travel up the Missouri River--the longest in North America--all the way to its source. They would hunt and trap furs for one, two, or three years. Along the way, they would face unimaginable hardships:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Grayson, Robert

Summary: "Describes SWAT teams operating in the United States, including their history, gear, weapons, training, and missions"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J363.23 GRA

DJ Envy

Summary: Gia and Raashaun Casey met when they were two teenagers living around the corner from each other in Queens. They have been together for an astounding twenty-five years and have remained together through RaaShaun's growing celebrity, a devastating cheating scandal, and the births of five children. Gia and Raashaun explore the entire chronology of their love story with vulnerability, honesty, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 CAS

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Summary: Alex Winston is young, beautiful and talented. She comes from nowhere to become a figure skating superstar. She has to push herself, reinvent herself, and most painfully of all, leave her boyfriend behind. When a tragic fall leaves her blind, she needs someone to believe in her, to love her and convince her she has the strength to skate and dream again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Kope, Spencer

Summary: "Magnus "Steps" Craig is part of the elite three-man Special Tracking Unit of the FBI. Called in on special cases where his skills are particularly needed, he works as a tracker. The media dubs him "The Human Bloodhound," since Steps is renowned for his incredible ability to find and follow trails over any surface better than anyone else. But there's a secret to his success. Steps has a special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOP

Summary: An FBI agent teams with a town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIN

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: WIN RATED R

Friddell, Claudia.

Summary: When Joseph Pulitzer first saw the Statue of Liberty's head in Paris, he shared sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream of seeing France's gift of friendship stand in the New York harbor. Pulitzer loved words, and the word he loved best was liberty. Frustrated that many, especially wealthy New Yorkers, were not interested in paying for the statue's needed pedestal, Pulitzer used his newspaper, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PUL

Winslow, Margaret

Summary: "A humorous firsthand account of a college professor's attempts to train a rebellious, 700-pound Andalusian donkey. Includes vignettes about the place of donkeys in history, mythology, and literature"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.1 WIN

Germano, Kate

Summary: The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. This segregation negatively affects interaction with male marines later on, and, lower expectations of female recruits are actively maintained and encouraged. But Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano arrived at the Fourth Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island--which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERMANO, KATE GER

Cooper, Paul Fenimore.

Summary: The story of Tal, a young orphan, and the adventures that befall him during his amazing journey to the land of Troom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Purple House Press 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Smith, Craig

Summary: Originally written as a children's song, Wonky Donkey has a daughter, cute and small, and prone to mischief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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Smith, Craig

Summary: "Wonky Donkey has a daughter with the same rambunctious spirit as her dad ... This adorable pint-sized donkey has beautiful long eyelashes, loves to listen to rowdy music, has a very cool spiky haircut ... and sometimes smells a bit bad (like her Dad!) She's a blinky, punky, stinky ... you know how it goes ... dinky donkey!"--Publisher information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMI

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Se

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Pablo Cruz, Rosayra

Summary: "From a mother whose children were taken from her at the U.S. border by the American government in 2018 and another mother who helped reunite the family, a crucial, searing story about the immigration odyssey, family separation and reunification, and thepower of individuals to band together to overcome even the most cruel and unjust circumstances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PABLO CRUZ, ROSAYRA PAB

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Summary: At the opening of a new toy store, Curious George makes a mess and gets into trouble, but the owner soon sees that things aren't as bad as they appear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Books 2011

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Wells, Jonathan Daniel

Summary: "Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In 'The Kidnapping Club,' historian Jonathan Daniel Wells takes readers to a rapidly changing city rife with contradiction, where social hierarchy clashed with a rising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WEL

Shea, Therese

Summary: American landmarks sometimes evoke more than their original intent. For example, the Statue of Liberty was a gift symbolizing the friendship between France and the United States, but it became a welcoming monument to millions of immigrants heading to Ellis Island. This beautifully designed book offers numerous intriguing facts about American landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Statue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SHE

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