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Bail, Murray

Summary: In order to marry Ellen Holland, a suitor must identify every species of the five hundred trees on her family's property in Australia, a test set by her possessive father. To Ellen's alarm--she is attracted to a young man--an aging suitor has nearly succeeded. By the author of Homesickness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their society: running a husband's household or raising his children. Both paths promise luxury. Daniela Vargas is the top student, but her pedigree is a lie she must keep up or be sent back to the strife of the lower class. But then she is asked to spy for a resistance group fighting for equality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: "When bestselling romance author Jacob Churcher returns to Salt Lake City to settle his estranged mother's estate, a young woman arrives looking for her birth mother who lived with Jacob's family during her pregnancy. They discover a diary written by Noel and begin a quest to find her, reconcile their pasts and rewrite their futures"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Wagner, Sarah E.

Summary: Nearly 1,600 Americans who took part in the Vietnam War are still missing and presumed dead. Sarah Wagner tells the stories of those who mourn and continue to search for them. Today's forensic science can identify remains from mere traces, raising expectations for repatriation and forcing a new reckoning with the toll of America's most fraught war.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2019

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Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

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Wright, Camron Steve

Summary: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu's life--and his destiny--is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in Southern India and sold to the Lincoln Home for Homeless Children. His family is desperate to find him, and Chellamuthu anxiously tells the Indian orphanage that he is not an orphan, he has a mother who loves him. But he is told not to worry, he will soon be adopted by a loving family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

Little, Jean

Summary: Each barnyard animal hopes for a baby of their own and after they have one they tell their offspring how special they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Winds Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LIT

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Is it a duck or a rabbit? Depends on how you look at it! Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Ros

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rosenthal 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Ros

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Kepler, Lars.

Summary: Swedish Detective Inspector Joona Linna investigates the murders of three family members whose killing was witnessed by a fourth intended victim, a traumatized child whose shock Linna hopes to penetrate through hypnotism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS KEP

Cameron, Barbara

Summary: Emma decided long ago that she was going to marry Isaac Stoltzfus. Since she was ten, she's dreamt of being Isaac's wife, of fixing up a small farmhouse, of raising boppli together. But Isaac's Rumschpringe has introduced him to new ways and, much to Emma's dismay, Isaac seems to be enjoying them. Is the man Emma now sees in Isaac the same man she fell in love with all those years ago? He seems...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

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

Douglas, Carole Nelson.

Summary: Irene Adler, accompanied by her faithful chronicler Nell, daredevil reporter Nellie Bly, and master sleuth Sherlock Holmes, works to outmaneuver her enemies and learn the truth about her secret birth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOU

Gilmore, Jennifer.

Summary: At sixteen Bridget is pregnant-- and her boyfriend has dumped her for another girl. She's trying to envision an future for her baby. But as she sifts through the many paths and the many people who want to parent her child, she can't help but feel that there is no right decision. Fifteen years later: Ivy knows that she is now the same age Bridget was when she placed Ivy for adoption. She knows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins 2018

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Connolly, Sheila

Summary: Boston expat Maura Donovan never expected to stay in provincial County Cork, much less to inherit a house and a pub, Sullivan's, in the small village of Leap. Maura has even brought back traditional Irish music to the pub, and it is thriving. Then she discover a body in the ravine behind the pub, the victim's face battered beyond recognition. Who is the faceless victim -- and why was his body...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M FIC CON

Muller, Marcia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MUL

Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: After finding his firstborn son, John Baxter looks for a way to tell his other children, while a sensational Hollywood trial reunites Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart, but just when love has the chance to win, doubts and presumed scandals push them further apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Bass, William M.

Summary: A woman's corpse lies hidden in a cave in the mountains of East Tennessee. Undiscovered for thirty years, her body has been trasformed by the cave's chemistry into a near-perfect mummy-one that discloses an explosive secret to renowned anthropologist Bill Brockton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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McQuerry, Maureen

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lena Mattacascar sets out for Scree, a weird place inhabited by Peculiars, seeking the father who left when she was young, but on the way she meets young librarian Jimson Quiggley and handsome marshall Thomas Saltre, who complicate her plans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCQ

Bass, Jefferson.

Summary: Investigating a suspicious death in which the victim's remains were found in a burned car, forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton engages in an unorthodox experiment to better understand the case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M BAS

Bass, Jefferson.

Summary: Investigating a suspicious death in which the victim's remains were found in a burned car, forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton engages in an unorthodox experiment to better understand the case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Bass,

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Armstrong, Kelley

Summary: After learning that she is the daughter of accused serial killers Todd and Pamela Larsen, privileged 24-year-old Olivia Taylor ends up in the small town of Cainsville, Illinois, to prove her birthparents' innocence. But as she and Gabriel, her mother's lawyer, start investigating the case, Olivia finds herself drawing on abilities that have remained hidden since her childhood, gifts that make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M ARM