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Guerrero, Jean

Summary: "In the tradition of parent-child memoirs from The Liar's Club to The Glass Castle, here is the haunting story of a daughter's quest to understand her father, to save him from his own demons and to save herself from following his self-destructive path. Marco Antonio was born in Mexico but as a teenager migrated with his large family north to California, where he met Jean's mother, a young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUERRERO, JEAN GUE

Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Hengel, Katherine.

Summary: Examines growing green beans at home, including the growth process, their uses once ripe, and recipes for homegrown green bean dishes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 635.652 HEN

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Guerrero, Diane

Summary: "Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents and brother were arrested and deported to Colombia while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUERRERO, DIANE GUE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GUERRERO GUE

Guerrero, Diane

Summary: "The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Robbins, Dean

Summary: "Journey to the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission with astronaut and artist Alan Bean! As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth. In 1969, Alan became the fourth man and first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: Describes what happens to a bean as it is soaked, planted, watered, repotted, and eventually produces pods with more beans inside.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker and Co. 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROC

Voltaire

Summary: Extrait : ""Nous osons croire, à l'honneur du siècle où nous vivons, qu'il n'y a point dans toute l'Europe un seul homme éclairé qui ne regarde la tolérance comme un droit de justice, un devoir proscrit par l'humanité, la conscience, la religion ; une loi nécessaire à la paix et à la prospérité des États.""À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARANLes éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions numériques de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 VOL FRENCH

Segure, Roger.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaycee Music Co. 1942

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Ottaviani, Jim

Summary: Introduces the lives and work of three eminent primatologists, sharing insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey while exploring their pivotal contributions to twentieth-century natural science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish, First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 OTT

Katschke, Judy

Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes the class on a camping trip, but Arnold is worried about monsters, and sets out to create a "Monster Scaring Perimeter" powered by a generator to keep the lights on--and in the process the class learns about sources of clean energy (and maybe monsters).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KAT

Greene, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92092 GRE

Summary: Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Did

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIDION, JOAN DID

Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage - and a life, in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 813.54 DID

Olshan, Matthew

Summary: Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OLS

Dean, Maureen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1975

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 DEA

Higgins, Jack

Summary: An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he can't stand the thought of his regime owning the bomb. If he runs, his family dies. It is up to Sean Dillon and the small band known as the Prime Minister's private army to think of a plan. Most particularly, it is up to their newest member, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Dalton, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1984

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 791.43 DEAN, JAMES DAL

Morgan, James M.

Summary: How companies are using lean development to revolutionize their product and service offerings, vital lessons any business leader can use as an engine of innovation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 MOR

Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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