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Duran, Elvis

Summary: Elvis Duran, host of one of the nation's top morning shows and the voice millions of Americans wake up to, shares his wildest stories and hardest-learned lessons all with his trademark heart, honesty, and plenty of humor. Elvis Duran's nationally syndicated radio program, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, is America's most-listened-to Top 40 morning show and one of the 10 most-listened-to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DURAN, ELVIS DUR

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Summary: Racial tension runs high in 1971 Durham, North Carolina as residents continue to fight the 1954 Supreme Court decision to desegregate their schools. A series of town meetings are called to discuss the matter. Ann Atwater and C.P. Ellis, the meeting co-chairs, have very different views. Passionately advocating for school integration is a way of life for Atwater, a champion for Civil Rights. C.P....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Alexander, Lloyd.

Summary: In this final part of the chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in an ultimate confrontation, which determines the fate of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wanted to be a hero.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

Carlson, Avis D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schori Press 1975

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.1 CAR

Kaplan, Alice Yaeger.

Summary: Examines how spending time abroad in Paris changed the lives and outlooks of three notable American women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 KAP

Summary: "Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies and Dorsa's behavior becomes erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile carries an ancient curse, Shideh now realizes that the malevolent force in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR UND

Wrecking Crew (Musical group)

Summary: Soundtrack from the documentary film, The Wrecking Crew was a group of studio musicians in Los Angeles in the 1960s who played on hits for the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Mamas and Papas, Tijuana Brass, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Rivers and were Phil Spector's Wall of Sound.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rock Beat 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM WRE

Alexander, Lloyd.

Summary: Toran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Harrison, Carlos.

Summary: Tells the unforgettable story of patriotism about twenty-two Mexican American families who lived on one street in a small Illinois railroad town that sent fifty-seven of their children to fight in World War II and Korea--more than any other place that size in the country. Eight of those children died. Based on interviews with relatives, friends, and soldiers it is the compelling account of a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.868 HAR

Taylor, Stuart

Summary: The saga of the Duke lacrosse team members' alleged rape of an African-American stripper and the unraveling of the case against them. Covering all five aspects of the case (personal, legal, academic, political, and media), journalist Taylor and historian Johnson argue that law enforcement, a campaigning prosecutor, biased journalists, and left-leaning academics repeatedly refused to pursue the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1532 TAY

Summary: Two brothers and one fallen angel, against all the might of Satan and his army! As the Apocalypse grows closer, threatening to turn Earth into a battlefield soaked with human blood, Sam, Dean, and Castiel struggle against daunting odds. New foes arise, including the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Season Five follows Sam and Dean on their most terrifying journey yet, one that may lead them to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Edgers, Geoff.

Summary: Profiles the "King of Rock 'n Roll," focusing on how he got his start in singing and how his style influenced later musicians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET PRESLEY

Cohan, Willam D.

Summary: An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1532 COH

Higgins, Wendy.

Summary: Embrace the Forbidden. What if there were teens whose lives literally depended on being bad influences? This is the reality for sons and daughters of fallen angels. Tenderhearted Southern girl Anna Whitt was born with the sixth sense to see and feel emotions of other people. She's aware of a struggle within herself, an inexplicable pull toward danger, but Anna, the ultimate good girl, has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2012

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Leannah, Michael

Summary: Looks at the goodness of most people, pointing out how many more people there are in the world who would like to help others than would like to hurt them, and even most of those who do bad things can change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Leannah 2017

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Summary: Follows the story of six people who are determined to end the sufferings in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur. The six - an American activist, an international prosecutor, a Sudanese rebel, a sheikh, a leader of the World Food Program and an internationally known actor - demonstrate the power of how one individual can create extraordinary changes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Anthropologist/ethnobotanist Wade Davis is a passionate advocate for preserving what he's dubbed the "ethnosphere." Using stunning photos and stories, Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world's indigenous cultures in this TEDTalk. A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Davis travels the globe to document the cultural practices of people whose time-honored ways of life are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Two males and a female vie for office. They indulge in low blows, character assassination and gestures of goodwill, all while gauging their standing with voters. The setting is a third-grade class at an elementary school in the city of Wuhan in central China. Chronicles a public school's first open elections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLE
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PLE

Montalván, Luis Carlos.

Summary: "Tuesday has a personality that shines. I am not kidding when I say it is common for people to pull out their cell phones and take pictures of and with him. Tuesday is that kind of dog. And then, in passing, they notice me, the big man with the tight haircut. There is nothing about me--even the straight, stiff way I carry myself--that signals disabled. Until people notice the cane in my left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.4092 MON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.4092 MON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: Describes the history of Ellis Island, a gateway for many immigrants coming to the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and details the restoration of the landmark and its reopening as a museum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Auxier, Jonathan

Summary: Working in separate worlds to stop the awakening Wyrm, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan find support in a strange group of allies but will have to work quickly to locate an ancient trap that could bring about the end of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AUX

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC AUX

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J SAFB 4