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Griffin, Farah Jasmine

Summary: ""A masterpiece. . . . Farah Jasmine Griffin's magical words enchant and empower us like those of her towering heroes." -Cornel West. Farah Jasmine Griffin's beloved father died when she was nine, bequeathing her an unparalleled inheritance in closets full of remarkable books and other records of Black genius. In Read Until You understand-a line from a note he wrote to her-she shares a lifetime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 GRI

Pearl, Melissa Sherman

Summary: "Kids can make a difference too! In this How Do They Help? collection featuring charities started by children, readers will explore the ways Sheltering Books contributes positively to the world. Discover this nonprofit's work and what problems they look to solve. Sidebars and backmatter ask questions for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 028.5 PEA

De Visé, Daniel

Summary: "A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, celebrating the powerful real-life friendship behind The Andy Griffith Show--one of America's most iconic television programs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 DEV

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 deVise 2015

Thurston, Alexander

Summary: "Drawing on sources in Arabic and Hausa, rare documents, propaganda videos, press reports, and interviews with experts in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Niger, Alexander Thurston sheds new light on Boko Haram's development. He shows that the group, far from being a simple or static terrorist organization, has evolved in its worldview and ideology in reaction to events. Chief among these has been Boko...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 THU

Morgan, Ann (Ann Beatrice)

Summary: "A beguiling exploration of the joys of reading across boundaries, inspired by the author's year-long journey through a book from every country. Following an impulse to read more internationally, journalist Ann Morgan undertook first to define "the world" and then to find a story from each of 196 nations. Tireless in her quest and assisted by generous, far-flung strangers, Morgan discovered not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 MOR

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1957

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Nelson, Sara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

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Spence, Annie

Summary: This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 808.3 SPE

Adams, Ellery

Summary: "Storyton Hall, Virginia, is a top travel destination for book lovers and the perfect spot for literary events. But as a children's book publisher hosts a gathering there, some folks aren't going to live -- happily ever after or otherwise . . . Jane Steward's resort is hopping -- not only is Peppermint Press's conference in full swing, there are also lots of families staying on the premises,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: LP FIC ADA

Miller, Andy

Summary: "An editor and writer's vivaciously entertaining, and often moving, chronicle of his year-long adventure with fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones)-- a true story about reading that reminds us why we should all make time in our lives for books. Nearing his fortieth birthday, author and critic Andy Miller realized he's not nearly as well read as he'd like to be. A devout book lover who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 028 MIL

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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Hood, Ann

Summary: Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group's goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOO

Summary: Welcome to a library like no other! The doors swing open to reveal a magical place where characters pop off the pages of books, vowels sing, and words take on a life of their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Between 2014

Rosenthal, Paris

Summary: Dear Boy, is an open love letter to the special boy in your life. Boys, too, need a gentle reminder that they are cool, clever, compassionate, and one of a kind.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Spence, Annie

Summary: This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 808.3 SPE

Perrin, Noel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dartmouth College, published by University Press of New England 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.009 PER

George, Nina

Summary: "Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Williams, Charles

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Mills Music Inc. 1949

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Spacks, Patricia Ann Meyer.

Summary: After retiring from teaching literature, Patricia Meyer Spacks embarked on a year-long project of rereading dozens of novels: childhood favorites, young adult fiction, canonical works she didn't like, guilty pleasures. On Rereading records the surprising, fascinating results of her personal experiment and raises a number of intriguing questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.9 Spacks 2011

Rosenstock, Barbara

Summary: An account of how the third American president helped create the world's largest library, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., shares excerpts from primary source documents that include Jefferson's thoughts on books, reading, and learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JEF

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB JEFFERSON ROS

Cohen, Rachel

Summary: "A woman finds solace in Jane Austen following the death of her father and the birth of her child"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, RACHEL COH

Zeltser, David

Summary: The Polar Express meets The Night at the Museum in this fantastical picture-book adventure about the magic of books and libraries, perfect for book lovers of all ages! After a young boy goes to sleep upset that he's getting a book for his birthday, he's visited in the night by Patience and Fortitude, the two stone lions who guard the New York Public Library. Soon, he's magically whisked away...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ZEL

Summary: "A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: A guide to the Outlander series, time-travel romances featuring Claire Beauchamp Randall, a Red Cross nurse. Included are synopses of novels, biographies, family trees and pronunciation help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAB

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