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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

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

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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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

Braun, Eric

Summary: In this You Choose adventure Little Red Riding Hood can be a girl in an urban park, a boy in the middle of a war, or the more traditional girl in the forest--the choice is up to the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRA

Guillain, Charlotte.

Summary: A simplified version of the familiar tale featuring a little duckling who meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother. Includes a note on the history of the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: This You Choose adventure is told from three different perspectives--White Snow is a secret agent in Good Prince's army, looking for a computer with secret codes for a bomb; Mrs. White desperately searches for her runaway daughter Snow; and Charming, towed by his seven loyal sleddogs, goes to rescue his friend and mentor Meteorologist Snow-White, who is trapped in a raging blizzard in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUN

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

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

Frampton, Otis

Summary: Little Ruby Topper has a crimson cloak and hood that turn the ten-year-old into a superhero--and now she must use her powers to rescue the president, her grandmother, from mad Professor Grimm and his wolf-bot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FRA

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

Mayes, Frances

1 hold on 1 copy

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.093 MAY

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

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

Fleischman, Sid

Summary: Three humorous adventures on McBroom's wonderful one-acre prairie farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1992

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED FLE

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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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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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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