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Colbert, Stephen

Summary: The star of "The Colbert Report" offers a parody of a children's book that follows the story of a pole trying to find his place in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.6 COL

Summary: For over 24 years, East Timor (now known as Timor Leste) endured a crushing occupation inflicted on them by neighboring Indonesia on the pretext of the fight against communism. The war was brought to a controversial conclusion in 1999. However, trauma from that period lives on as evidenced by the testimonies of Nelson Belo, Gregorio Saldanha, and Pascal Oliveira, survivors of the infamous 1991...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Bombeck, Erma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1989

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Shenk, David

Summary: Skeleton Key puts the reader on the Merry Pranksters' bus behind the real Cowboy Neal, uncovers the origins of Cherry Garcia, follows the dancing bear on its trip from psychedelic artifact to trademarked icon, and unlocks the Dead's own tape vault.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 SHE

Strohm, Stephanie Kate

Summary: High-school seniors Kimberly Landis-Lilley and Teddy Lin have been together since kindergarten, but then someone starts a rumor that they have broken up, and suddenly the whole William Henry Harrison High School is taking sides, somebody is putting up posters supporting Kim and criticizing Teddy, there are incidents of artistic vandalism, people are talking about having separate proms, and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Hamilton, John

Summary: Learn the history of the Humvee and its different versions, as well as Humvee specifications including size and weight, top speed, armament, and cost. The Humvee crew is described, as well as the difference between the original Humvee and the Up-Armored Humvee. Armament, engine power, and hybrid Humvees are discussed, as well as the future of the Humvee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.74722 HAM

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Growling, Hairy

Summary: From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. "Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports "promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current baseball slugger Albert Poodles to legendary Cleveland running back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 796.02 GRO

Trump, Donald

Summary: Composed entirely of quotations from President Donald Trump in the wake of Hurricane Florence. On September 19, 2018, Trump paid a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, one of the towns ravaged by Hurricane Florence. It was there he showed deep concern for a boat that washed ashore. "At least you got a nice boat out of the deal," said President Trump to hurricane victims. "Have a good time!" he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 817 TRU

Summary: Nonstop laughs are in the house with season four of In living color on DVD! No celebrity was too sacred and no current event was too controversial for this Emmy-winning hit show that pushed the boundaries of sketch comedy with hilarious results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 324 FRA

Pallotta, Jerry

Summary: Young readers will try to guess what animals are doing in the air, underground, or in the water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD PAL

Scalise, Mike

Summary: "Winner of the Center for Fiction's Doheny Prize Mike Scalise hits his stride in this page-turner of a memoir featuring a sudden and strange sequence of medical disasters. From its gripping ruptured-brain-tumor emergency room opening, through a series of medical procedures and oddball doctors, Scalise creates a sharply observed, uproariously funny, and deeply moving account of acromegaly, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarabande Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCALISE, MIKE SCA

Summary: A young student makes a false accusation against her teachers and upsets the lives of all involved.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Coven, Wanda

Summary: An embarrassing rumor about Lucy spreads at school and she thinks Bruce is behind it so Heidi gets involved and uses some magic to bring the trio of friends back together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2016

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

Rosenberg, Liz

Summary: A little girl ignores her best friend James after she hears rumors that he has been talking about her, but soon realizes that she misses his friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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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 ROS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

Smith, Tiffany Nicole

Summary: Someone is spreading nasty rumors around Lincoln Middle School. Hearts are being broken, friendships are ending, and reputations are being ruined. Aside from that, a creepy family with a secret has moved in next door and Bex can't help but to feel that she and her family are in danger. She must uncover their secret before something terrible happens. Can Bex and her friends solve the mystery of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Tiffany Nicole Smith] 2015

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

Summary: Join Larryboy in three heroic adventures that will inspire kids to resist temptation, not spread rumors, and to tell the truth. Includes: Larryboy and the Bad Apple; Larryboy and the Rumor Weed; and Larryboy and the Fib From Outer Space.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Idea 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VEG

Freeman, Tor.

Summary: Olive has been told a big secret and she tells someone else until it eventually reaches the person who first talked to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FRE

Keenan, Elizabeth

Summary: "When it comes to being social, Athena Graves is far more comfortable creating a mixtape playlist than she is talking to cute boys--or anyone, for that matter. Plus her staunchly feminist views and love of punk rock aren't exactly mainstream at St. Ann's, her conservative Catholic high school. Then a malicious rumor starts spreading through the halls ... a rumor that her popular, pretty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

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

Mullen, Jim (Jim R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 MUL

Kantar, Andrew.

Contents: The great November terror -- The sweetwater sea -- Death on Huron -- The Morrell's world -- Outward bound -- The witch of November -- Madness at sea -- Chaos! -- A nightmare without end -- Where is the Morrell? -- "Waiting to die" -- And the bodies keep coming -- Human wreckage -- Seeking answers -- Epilogue -- Morrell crew list.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.452 KAN

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