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Miller, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Press, National Geographic Society 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.6 MIL

Kuklin, Susan.

Summary: African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American children describe their families' cultural traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bradbury Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 KUK

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

Summary: Describes what it was like to live as a settler in Colonial America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.2 TRO

Summary: Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: In hopes of bringing the gospel to the primitive people, Steve Saint followed his Aunt Rachel into the jungles of Ecuador and having grown up alongside the Waodani, his experience is an inspiring and entertaining testimony of a true story of forgiveness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Vision Video 2008

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

Nordskog, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.6 NOR

Thong, Roseanne

Summary: Rhyming text details the rituals and traditions of the Latin American holiday, including decorating altars, visiting graves, and dressing up for the parade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

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Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Pyle, Kevin C

Summary: Challenges mainstream news stories with comical parodies that share reassuring facts about real risk factors associated with such pop culture favorites as Harry Potter, comic books, and texting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306 PYL

Fein, Judith (Judith Lynn)

Contents: Introduction -- His way or the highway, on the road with a Maori elder -- Yes, you can : a very special Newfie -- Never say never: the recipe for success from a Maya woman in Guatemala -- The last judgment on Mog Mog in Micronesia -- Searching for forgiveness in Vietnam -- The high priest and the camel eater on the holy mountain of blessings -- In a Mexican prison -- Meeting Maximon in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spirituality & Health Books 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.41 FEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.41 FEI

Mercer, Abbie

Summary: Bloody sacrifices, disgusting diets, and shocking religious rituals are some of the gruesome aspects of the totally gross history of Mesoamerica. Concise and entertaining, this text covers some of the more nauseating facts about pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (the region spanning Central America). The gruesome details about the Mesoamerican diet, religion, and medicine will shock readers. But beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing's Rosen Central 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972 MER

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Laurens, Stephanie

Summary: Marrying the seemingly delicate Lady Edwina Delbraith, Declan Frobisher discovers that his new bride is unconventional and strong-willed after she accompanies him on a secret mission that leads them to unexpected enemies-- and love. Facing unforeseen perils and unexpected enemies while battling to expose a dastardly scheme involving kidnapped British citizens in West Africa, Declan and Edwina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

Summary: This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the director's first use of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define his films. The adopted son of legendary kabuki actor Kikunosuke, who is striving to achieve stardom by mastering female roles, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN STO

Kieley, Genny Zak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nodin Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.65 Kieley 2008

Summary: The Karuk, Yurok, and Hoopa peoples live along northern California's Klamath River, and each tribe's ancient culture revolves around the majestic Pacific salmon. Today, four large hydroelectric dams have made salmon extinction a real and frightening possibility. This case study follows tribal members as they confront the owners of the dams-specifically, a global energy giant in Scotland which...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Giffels, David.

Summary: "Award-winning author and journalist David Giffels explores the meaning of identity and place, hamburgers, hard work, and basketball in this collection of wry, irreverent essays reflecting on the many aspects of Midwestern culture and life from an insider's perspective.The Industrial Midwest built modern America, thrived for almost a century, then profoundly collapsed. But for cities like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.0977 GIF

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: "Character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day--and yet we barely think of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.5 LAS

Brown, Tricia.

Summary: Text and photographs depict the celebration of Chinese New Year by Chinese Americans living in San Francisco's Chinatown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1987

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J 394.2614 BRO

Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Summary: A modern take on one of the most famous stories of all time. In 1805 when we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, they are all part of St. Petersburg's glittering elite, but are fired up with youthful ambition to find meaning in their lives. As everything they thought they knew is questioned, Pierre, Andrei and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian society is about to change forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Wilkinson, Alec

Contents: The blessing of the fleet -- The riverkeeper -- The uncommitted crime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 WIL

Kimmel, Haven

Summary: Named "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around her home, Kimmel's witty memoir takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent post-war period, where people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.264 KIM