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Hansen, Grace

Summary: While COVID-19 made it necessary for many workers to stay home when cases were high in communities, some people still needed to provide important services. Essential workers like paramedics, farmers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, manufacturers, government leaders and many others are everyday heroes who continue to make sure the food, care, and information we need is still accessible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.69 HAN

Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DAD

Summary: Set in the 1940s, Bomb Girls tells the remarkable stories of the women who risked their lives in a munitions factory building bombs for the Allied forces fighting on the European front.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

George, Lucy M.

Summary: Describes a teacher's day and introduces readers to some of the other employees at school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: QEB 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 371.1 GEO

Guerin, Lisa

Summary: Anyone who hires and supervises employees needs clear policies when it comes to crucial issues like pay and overtime, medical leave, and social media. Create Your Own Employee Handbook provides everything business owners, managers, and HR professionals need to create (or update) a legal and plain-English employee handbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 GUE

Summary: Frank Taylor and people like him have a vision for America. It is a vision shaped by terror and fueled by fear, ignorance and hate - a nation of 'free, white, 100-percent Americans!'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BLA

Summary: A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2006

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

Summary: When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERKINS KRU

Murphy, Emily Bain

Summary: "In nineteenth-century Copenhagen, an orphaned seamstress goes to work for a retired ballerina and uses her magic to investigate her father's mysterious death while working for the same family years ago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Pilkey, Dav

Summary: "George and Harold have played a trick or two on nearly everyone at Jerome Horwitz Elementary. When their latest prank causes the school's cranky cafeteria ladies to quit, Mr. Krupp hires a trio of unusual replacements--who happen to look an awful lot like aliens! Will that curtain-caped crusader, Captain Underpants, save the day once more? Or will those outer-space cafeteria ladies have him...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Schwartz, Marie Jenkins

Summary: Behind every great man stands a great woman. And behind that great woman stands a slave. Or so it was in the households of the Founding Fathers from Virginia where slaves worked and suffered throughout the domestic environments of the era, from Mount Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier to the nation's capital. American icons like Martha Washington, Martha Jefferson, and Dolley Madison were all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 SCH

Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After multiple women go missing, Agent Melina Shepard of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation makes the impulsive decision to go undercover as a prostitute. While working the street, she narrowly avoids becoming a serial killer's latest victim; as much as it pains her to admit, she needs backup. Enter lone wolf FBI agent Jerrod Ramsey. Stonewalled by a lack of leads, he and Melina investigate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2020

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De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER DEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Dye, Paul (Paul F.)

Summary: Dye, NASA's longest-serving Flight Director, examines the split-second decisions that the directors and astronauts were forced to make in a field where mistakes are unthinkable, and where errors led to the loss of national resources-- and more importantly, one's crew. From the powerful fiery ascent to the majesty of on-orbit operations to the high-speed and critical re-entry and landing of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DYE DYE

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: "The Good American is a story about courage, intense loneliness, and the State Department's golden age during the late Cold War and post-Cold War. It is also a celebration of ground level reporting and getting a worm's eye view of crisis zones. Robert Gersony, a high-school dropout later awarded a bronze star in Vietnam, spent over four decades on the ground in virtually every war and natural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERSONY, ROBERT KAP

Pepperco, Dr.

Summary: The last goodbye. Alice has finally revealed her secret to Hanako: she is Victor Franks! Yet secrets that must be kept still abound, and family, status, and love bind Alice like thorns. Will she and Hanako ever be free? The beautiful and stirring finale of Goodbye, My Rose Garden!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2020

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Shepherd, Megan

Summary: When their mistress is murdered, Anouk and her fellow beasties have only three days until their enchantment ends and they are transformed back into animals, but in seeking to remain human, they threaten the hierarchy imposed by the society of magic handlers in Paris called the Haute.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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

Summary: Pillow talk: Two single professionals find themselves sharing a party line - and a whole lot more - when they get their lines crossed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Fern and her mother have always lived as servants in Wyndemere House, the mansion of the Davenport family. She developed a friendship with Dr. Davenport's son, Ryder, and enjoyed free range of the estate. When Dr. Davenport remarries, his new wife has very different ideas about a servant's place. Now Fern and her mother are subject to cruel punishments, harsh conditions, and aren't even allowed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC AND

Braun, Eric

Summary: "In a narrative nonfiction format, follows people who experienced the Challenger tragedy and controversy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.12 BRA

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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