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Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Davidson, Susanna

Summary: "Welcome to the wonderful world of fairy tales, full of wicked wolves, clever princesses and magic beanstalks tat touch the sky. Would you like to be whisked away to a royal ball? Or find out who lives in a castle in the clouds? Then let's begin. Once upon a time..." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2018

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Jackson, Anthon.

Summary: "The Rough Guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast" is the second edition of this best-selling guide. Now in full colour, the book covers both the city of Naples and the surrounding region in equal detail. It includes a detailed account of the city itself, with in-depth reviews of all the sights, the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife, as well as all the colour maps you need to get around. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 NAP

Mahoney, Jerry

Summary: While eleven-year-old Maddie McMatthew's stepbrother Holden has been a little more tolerable since their first adventure, at the Halloween party he breaks another fairy tale by saying Beauty would never have fallen for the ugly Beast--and once again the two children find themselves sucked into another story and faced with having to set things right if they want to get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the role of trust. With questions and educational guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 RUS

Bennett, Martin Wilmott.

Summary: Make your trip to southern Italy unforgettable with illustrated features, 14 maps, and nearly 200 color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

Summary: A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OUR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OUR

Calvino, Italo.

Summary: The last of Italo Calvino's works to appear during the author's lifetime, Collection of Sand is a group of essays never before published in English, discussing subjects ranging from cuneiform and antique maps to Mexican temples and Japanese gardens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 850 CAL

Hofstadter, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.573 HOF

Mayes, Frances

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Summary: The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through thirteen regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: Here is the dazzling saga of two women: the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila. Both are now adults; many of life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women's friendship has remained the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up -- a prison of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Brox, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.272 BRO

Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila have made life's great discoveries, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up-- a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Now, in a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous-- and in a world undergoing epochal change-- Lila and Elena clash,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Ferrante 2015

Brox, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 974.272 BRO

Carlisle, Liz.

Summary: The story of the Lentil Underground begins on a 280-acre homestead rooted in America’s Great Plains: the Oien family farm. Forty years ago, corporate agribusiness told small farmers like the Oiens to “get big or get out.” But twenty-seven-year-old David Oien decided to take a stand, becoming the first in his conservative Montana county to plant a radically different crop: organic lentils....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 CAR

Brox, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 BRO

Ward, Logan.

Contents: Goodbye, New York -- Old year's eve -- Expedition to nowhere -- How I learn to drive -- Waiting for rain -- Picking, cleaning, shelling, shucking -- News from the future -- Under fire -- Home for the holidays -- Winter -- Breeding season -- Back to the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.5 Ward 2009

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Mayes, Frances.

Summary: The celebrated "bard of Tuscany " (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle. Frances Mayes offers her readers a deeply personal memoir of her present-day life in Tuscany, encompassing both the changes she has experienced since Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany appeared, and sensuous, evocative reflections on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 945.5 MAY

Mahoney, Jerry

Summary: Maddie is starring in her school's production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, so she is glad that her annoying stepbrother is visiting his father and not there to mess up another fairy tale--except it turns out that Germany is not far enough away to prevent the malicious fairy Resplenda from working her curse on the two step-siblings, and they must bring about a reconciliation between the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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

Smith, Alex T

Summary: In this version of Little Red Riding Hood, set on the African plains, Little Red realizes what the Very Hungry Lion is up to, and teaches him a lesson before generously sharing her donuts with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Ferrante, Elena

Summary: The story begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets, the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow--and as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge--Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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

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