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Summary: A heartwarming comedy about coal miners' daughters who took a once-in-a-lifetime chance to escape their monotonous lives, only to become unwitting heroes to their depressed mining town. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Pictures 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he's never been to. What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A sixteen-year-old orphaned girl is invited to live with the cursed Sohma family where certain members turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac when they are hugged by someone of the opposite sex.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY ANIME FRU

Summary: John Blackthorne is a ship-wrecked English navigator who becomes both an observer and a participant in historic changes in Japan during the Tokugawa, or, Edo period. Toranaga is a feuding warlord vying to become the supreme military dictator, or shōgun. Blackthorne is drawn into the turmoil and becomes determined to be the first foreigner to become a samurai warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Aki, Evi

Summary: In Flavors of Africa, Evi Aki shares the traditional Nigerian dishes she grew up enjoying, as well as typical eats from all across the continent. She introduces customary recipes from each of Africa's different regions, including meals from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Angola and more, all of which she collected with the help of relatives and family friends. Whether...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishng Co. 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.596 AKI

Brin, Geri

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixth&Spring Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.34 BRI

Berk, Ari.

Summary: Chiro, a young bat, is nervous about flying into the world for the first time without his mother, especially on a very dark night, but he soon learns to rely on his "song" to find his way and stay safe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BER

Summary: After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAL
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAL
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAL

Summary: Traditionally, when a witch turns fifteen, she's supposed to go out into the world alone to study magic. Makoto's parents, however, believe that their directionally-challenged daughter should get a high school degree. Instead of being sent out on her own, Makoto and her cat Chito find themselves traveling from the bustling city of Yokohama to Aomori Prefecture, where they'll stay with relatives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FLY

Taylor, Jeri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Arvizu, Ersi.

Contents: Windows of dreams -- El arbol -- En el tambo -- Mi India -- Sin tu querer -- Friend for life -- In the closet -- Soledad (ya no puede ser) -- Angel de mil voces -- Mil besos -- Cruisin' to the hop -- Dichoso.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Anti 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES ARV

Gathegi, Edi

Summary: Set in the year 2016 individualists Dagny Taggart and Henry Rearden may have the power to spark a revolution in America in the midst of an economic disaster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ATL RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Neri, Greg.

Summary: "A graphic novel based on the true story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, an eleven-year old African American gang member from Chicago who shot a young girl and was then shot by his own gang members"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 NER

Pakroo, Peri

Summary: More people than ever are committing themselves to serving their communities and changing the world. Whether you're aiming to protect the environment, support the arts, or help people in need, understanding how to set up a solid nonprofit organization is a great foundation for being as effective as you can be. With practical advice, legal information, tips, and step-by-step instructions, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 PAK

Roberts, Ceri

Summary: An introduction to the topic of immigrants and refugees answers such questions as why people leave their homes and what it means to be a migrant or refugee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 ROB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo 305.9 Roberts 2017

Westerson, Jeri.

Summary: Witnessing the apparent suicide of a man who fell from the London Bridge, Crispin Guest investigates suspicions that the victim was actually murdered and discovers links to a powerful religious artifact before his efforts are complicated by the arrival of his friend, Geoffrey Chaucer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WES

Edugyan, Esi.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, a boy rises from the ashes of slavery in the 1830s to become a free man of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Neri, Greg

Summary: Gail Ruffu was a rookie trainer known for her unconventional methods and ability to handle dangerous horses. When she became part owner of an untamed thoroughbred named Urgent Envoy, everything changed. After Urgent Envoy showed real promise, her co-owners forced Gail to speed up training and race him too early, causing the horse to develop a hairline fracture. Refusing to drug the horse to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TU Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 NER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 NER
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 921 NER

Brafman, Ori.

Summary: A journey into the hidden psychological influences that derail our decision-making. Why is it so difficult to end a doomed relationship? Why do we listen to advice just because it came from someone "important"? Why are we more likely to fall in love when there's danger involved? Here, organizational thinker Ori Brafman and his brother, psychologist Rom Brafman, answer these questions and more....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 BRA

Edugyan, Esi

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born. When his master's eccentric brother chooses him to be his manservant, Wash is terrified of the cruelties he is certain await him. But Christopher Wilde, or "Titch," is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor, and abolitionist. He initiates Wash into a world where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EDU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EDU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Edugyan 2018

Larkin, Geri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3444 LAR

Robins, Deri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 790.1 Robins

Contents: Rolling In The Deep (3:48) -- Grenade (3:41) -- Firework (3:44) -- Moves Like Jagger (3:21) -- Super Bass (3:22) -- What's My Name? (3:51) -- Work Out (3:46) -- You And I (4:07) -- Pumped Up Kicks (3:31) -- Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites (3:17) -- Paradise (Radio Edit) (4:38) -- Walk (4:16) -- If I Die Young (3:35) -- The Cave (3:37) -- Holocene (4:19) -- Just A Kiss (3:37) -- Mean (3:57) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NARAS Grammy Nominees / Republic 2012

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Brafman, Ori.

Summary: A psychological investigation of the forces behind what makes us click with certain people, or become fully immersed in whatever activity or situation we're involved in. These kinds of peak experiences, when our senses are completely focused on the moment, are something that individuals--and companies--strive to achieve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 BRA

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