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Summary: When the power goes out, it sparks an idea for Dot, Hal, Mom, and Dad. But stepping away from gadgets and devices isn't as easy as it seems. No video games, no laptaps or tablet, no drone. A trip to the basement turns up some interesting materials, none of which require electricity, software, or Internet access. What Dot and her family will need to plug into are their imaginations, creativity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Entertainment 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ZUC

Praba Ram

Summary: After blind child Tsering invites his friends and neighbors over to enjoy his grandmother's noodle soup, the power goes out before the cooking has even started, threatening the whole event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Karadi Tales Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PRA

Walters, Eric

Summary: A global blackout forces teenager Adam Daley and his neighbors to turn their community into a fortress, defending against countless enemies, but a new danger threatens to destroy them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mills, Kyle

Summary: "When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS's top technology expert, he reveals he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America's power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA's trap fails. The Agency is still trying to determine what went wrong when ISIS operatives help this cyber terrorist do what he said he could -- plunge the country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FLY

Alam, Rumaan

4 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALA

Walters, Eric

Summary: "In a world gone dark, life goes on for Adam and his fortified neighborhood--but the trade-offs made for safety and security are increasingly wrenching and questionable"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The puppies of PAW Patrol attempt to plan a surprise birthday party for Chase while dealing with the aftermath of a storm that has left much of Adventure Bay in a blackout.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2015

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAW

DeLillo, Don

Summary: "It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people, dinner, an apartment on the east side of Manhattan. The retired physics professor and her husband and her former student waiting for the couple who will join them from what becomes a dramatic flight from Paris. The conversation ranges from a survey telescope in North-central Chile to a favorite brand of bourbon to Einstein's 1912...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Wolfram, Amy

Summary: When the electric grid and Gotham's cloud computing technology get knocked out on the same night, the Metropolis High Hamsters must figure out how to deal with the city's loss of power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Zoom 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Alam, Rumaan

Summary: Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation. But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. Ruth and G. H. are an older couple--it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic. They bring the news that a sudden blackout has swept the city. But in this rural area--with the TV and internet now down, and no cell phone service--it's hard to know what to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2020

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Smith, Jennifer E.

Summary: "Sparks fly when sixteen-year-old Lucy Patterson and seventeen-year-old Owen Buckley meet on an elevator rendered useless by a New York City blackout. Soon after, the two teenagers leave the city, but as they travel farther away from each other geographically, they stay connected emotionally, in this story set over the course of one year"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2014

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SMI

Walters, Eric

Summary: "A teen's suburban neighborhood bands together for its own survival in a world stricken by a catastrophic blackout"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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Walters, Eric

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Emma has moved house with her ex-Marine mother and younger brother. It's a brand-new condo building, which explains the semi-regular power outages, as workers complete the units around them. So Emma isn't particularly concerned when the latest blackout hits just as they are preparing to leave town on a long weekend camping trip. But then the car won't start, and their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Teen 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Freeman, Martha

Summary: Eleven-year-olds Luis and Maura investigate the cause of a long-term, city-wide power outage in Hampton, New Jersey. Includes facts about electric power and instructions for assembling an emergency kit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

O'Ryan, Ray

Summary: Zack loves everything about his new planet, Nebulon, until there is a complete cosmic blackout and he must try to function without his Indoor Robotic Assistant and hyperphone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ORY

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Alam, Rumaan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they've rented for the week. But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. Ruth and G.H. are an older couple, it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALA

Summary: This film takes you into one particular Sunday morning in the lives of two fourteen-year-old boys, Flama and Moko. With their neighbor Rita and pizza delivery boy Ulises, they create their own adventures to overcome their boredom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Elsberg, Marc

Summary: When the lights go out one night, no one panics. Not yet. The lights always come back on soon, don't they? Surely it's a glitch, a storm, a malfunction. But something seems strange about this night. Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electrical grids collapse. There is no power, anywhere. A former hacker and activist, Piero investigates a possible cause of the disaster. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELS
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Elsberg, Marc

Summary: One night, the lights go out across Europe. The electrical grids collapse on an epic scale and unleash a devastating chaos in the total blackout. And unbeknownst to the general population, nuclear reactors are starting to overheat. When a former hacker and activist who knows a thing or two about infiltrating networks starts investigating the cause of this disaster, he soon becomes a prime...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rocco, John.

Summary: When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ROC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rocco 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROC

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROC

Mills, Kyle

Summary: It's a race against the clock when ISIS takes down the entire US power grid and throws America into chaos.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Mil

Bakke, Gretchen Anna

Summary: "The grid is an accident of history and of culture, in no way intrinsic to how we produce, deliver and consume electrical power. Yet this is the system the United States ended up with, a jerry-built structure now so rickety and near collapse that a strong wind or a hot day can bring it to a grinding halt. The grid is now under threat from a new source: renewable and variable energy, which puts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016

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Goodman, James E.

Summary: A portrait of the blackout that hit New York City on July 13, 1977 explores the attitudes, ideas, and experiences that motivate people in a time of crisis and examines the range of reactions from neighbor helping neighbor to looting, vandalism, and arson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 2003

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

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