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Lovell, Henrietta

Summary: Henrietta Lovell is best known as 'The Rare Tea Lady'. She is on a mission to revolutionise the way we drink tea by replacing industrially produced teabags with the highest quality tea leaves. Her quest has seen her travel to the Shire Highlands of Malawi, across the foothills of the Himalayas, and to hidden gardens in the Wuyi-Shan to source the world's most extraordinary teas. Infused invites...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber & Faber Limited 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 LOV

Summary: Travel journalist Rudy Maxa and Washington, D.C. restaurateur Daisuke Utagawa present three episodes that highlight three distinct regions of Japan, focusing on the nation's food and food producers. From the ramen of the northern island of Hokkaido, to the sushi of Tokyo, to the Wagyu beef raised on the southern island of Kyushu, food is a window on the soul of Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.2 RUD

Summary: An amazing 53-day journey spanning 12,000 kilometers from Istanbujl, Turkey to Xian, China. Follow the riders as they travel the roads and tracks of the ancient traders and their caravans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Riders. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIL

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Summary: A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan and reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRI

Summary: For everyone who loves travel and trying the local delicacies, this beautifully illustrated hardback is the must have handbook to a year's worth of perfect weekends around the world for food lovers. Featured trails include the an homage to Buenos Aires steak, cozy wintertime French Canadian cuisine, Puglia's distinctive dishes, and Parisian patisserie. Each trail is an itinerary, detailing when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FOO

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: Told through the eyes of a child, this anthology of true autobiographical tales from Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada presents inspiring reflections on a unique childhood spent on the island of Cuba.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 ADA

Ford, Richard

Summary: A stirring narrative of memory and parental love, Richard Ford tells of his mother, Edna, a feisty Catholic girl with a difficult past, and his father, Parker, a sweet-natured soft-spoken traveling salesman, both born at the turn of the twentieth century in rural Arkansas. For Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of and how they loved each other and him became a striking portrait of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 FOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FORD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORD FOR

Wood, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WOO

Summary: "Look up toward the sky as Geoffrey Baer takes us on an exciting new journey through the skyscraper canyons of Chicago's downtown loop, revealing the secrets behind the city's most iconic landmarks and showing us why Chicago is considered the birthplace of the skyscraper...."--Container box.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WTTW11/Window to the World Communications 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917 CHI

Summary: Taking viewers deep inside a devastated landscape, this program examines physical forces directly tied to flooding in Bangladesh as well as the broader causes of such disasters, including climate change. It also explores the social, economic, and environmental impact of intense flooding through the personal accounts of people living by major rivers and on Bangladesh's char lands, areas built up...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Plenty of fish in the sea may endure as a platitude, but the expression runs afoul of current marine biology. This program examines the dangerous depletion of Pacific Ocean fish stocks, an echo of the overfishing that has ravaged the Atlantic. Contrasting the tuna industries of wealthy countries with the localized fishing many developing nations engage in, the video features case studies of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Despite its huge population and expanding industrial economy, most of China's inhabitants are farmers. This program journeys to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Beijing, exploring the relationship between Chinese agriculture and the urban centers of the country. Featuring visits to large-scale and family-operated farms, a walk along the Great Wall, and an interview with the U.S. embassy's agricultural...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Two country handymen and a seismology student discover a desolate town infested with gigantic man-eating creatures that live underground.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR TRE

Lee, Erika.

Summary: "The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEE

Summary: Catering can be a creative and exciting career, as well as a lucrative business. This informative video will help you determine if the world of catering is right for you. By providing a well-organized look at both the food preparation and business sides of catering, the video will enable you to: * Develop a business plan that clearly defines goals, target niche, marketing strategies, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: What goes on behind the scenes at a restaurant, a hotel, a convention center, a resort, or a cruise ship? Lots of excitement and lots of interesting jobs! In this video, people in the hospitality management field talk about what it's like to work in food and beverage management, hotel management, and convention and event management. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This program features profiles of three women who have stirred up successful careers in the culinary industry: Josee Bagdadi, a gourmet butcher who considers her trade an essential part of fine cooking; Heather Irvine, a commercial baker specializing in artisan breads; and Lisa Gardin, an apprentice chef who plans to open her own restaurant one day. Additional information from co-workers and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Filmed onsite at a variety of popular Philadelphia eating places, this program does an excellent job of giving viewers an overall sense of what it's like to work in the restaurant industry. Composed of a kaleidoscope of fast-paced, highly informative sound bites, Restaurant Orientation communicates the restaurant experience through the people who know it best: waiters, bartenders, managers,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Hospitality: it's one of the world's fastest-growing industries, encompassing a wide variety of occupations and career paths. This program illustrates the exciting opportunities offered by the industry and shows how job-seekers with almost any skill set or educational background can find success in the field. Viewers are introduced to three main areas of expertise-hotel management, culinary...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The United States has long been a "service nation" because Americans at every stage of life are willing to pay a premium for good service. In this program, members of the hospitality, human services, and tourism groups-a chef and a caterer, a massage therapist and a retirement home manager, and a hotel manager and an event planner-describe what their professions are like. Correlates to all...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Filmed onsite at a variety of popular Philadelphia eating places, this program does an excellent job of giving viewers an overall sense of what it's like to work in the restaurant industry. Composed of a kaleidoscope of fast-paced, highly informative sound bites, Restaurant Orientation communicates the restaurant experience through the people who know it best: waiters, bartenders, managers,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

View online at AVOD

Majumdar, Simon.

Summary: An internationally popular food savant and blogger chronicles his yearlong journey around the world in search of everything delicious.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.013 MAJ

Siglain, Michael

Summary: The Death Star is a fearsome space station, as big as a moon and able to destroy planets. Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie want to save the galaxy from the Empire. Once they are aboard, will they be able to escape from the dreaded Death Star?"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SIG

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