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Slimak, Ludovic

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Summary: For over a century we saw Neanderthals as inferior to Homo Sapiens. More recently, the pendulum swung the other way and they are generally seen as our relatives: not quite human, but similar enough, and still not equal. Now, thanks to an ongoing revolution in paleoanthropology in which he has played a key part, Ludovic Slimak shows us that they are something altogether different--and they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2024

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Mowat, Farley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.68 MOW

Beauman, Ned

Summary: "It's the near future, and tens of thousands of species are going extinct every year. The loss is not total, though: the DNA sequences of many species are being digitized and uploaded to a global network of "biobanks," together with brain and body scans, recordings of behavior in the wild, microbiota profiles, and so forth, in the hope that the extinct victims of humanity's destructiveness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEA

Bittel, Jason

Summary: "Shine a spotlight on animal species throughout history and the ones alive today in Animals Lost and Found, through beautiful illustrations and interesting facts. Children will learn about animals lost to extinction, animals we thought we'd lost but have found, and animals that are the focus of conservation efforts all over the world. This educational book for children aged 7+ is packed with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.68 BIT

Higgins, Melissa

Summary: "Describes the characteristics, food, habitat, behavior, and extinction of dodos"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598.6 HIG

Williams, Gail

Summary: Pets! We love them, and we take good care of them. Learn all about what Fish need to be happy and healthy pets = ¡Las mascotas! Las amamos y las cuidamos mucho. Aprende todo sobre que necesitan los Peces para estar felices y ser mascotas saludables" -- Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH WIL

MacNeal, Susan Elia

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Summary: "All will be revealed in the no-holds-barred finale of the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-nominated Maggie Hope series as the intrepid spy teams up with fashion designer - and possible double agent - Coco Chanel to bring down the physicist behind Nazi Germany's nuclear program. Maggie Hope has come a long way since she was Mr. Churchill's secretary. In the face of tremendous danger,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2024

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: "A celebrated science writer draws upon the most recent discoveries in paleoarchaeology and evolutionary biology to present the seven most important steps leading to Homo sapiens"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.93 TUR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.93 TUR

Malý, Radek

Summary: Covers species of mammals and birds that are now extinct, and their endangered relatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albatros 2021

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 591.68 MAL

Bennett, Marc

Summary: "Whether you're downsizing or thrill-seeking--or anything in between--find out if the RV lifestyle is right for you, and learn how to transition from a life of traditional home-ownership to one on the road. Do you love traveling? Meeting new people and seeing new places? Are you craving a life that feels meaningful and new? The RV lifestyle could be the answer. Both aspirational and practical,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2018

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.79 BEN

Donovan, Sandra.

Summary: Introduces the unusual dolphins that have adapted to life in the Amazon River Region of South America, explores their habitats, and explains why they are endangered and what we can do to protect them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.53 DON

Summary: "Gripping saga of two rival moles--played by superstars Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Andy Lau Tak-wah--who navigate slippery moral choices as they move between the intersecting territories of Hong Kong's police force and its criminal underworld. Set during the uncertainty of the city-state's handover from Britain to China and steeped in Buddhist philosophy, these ingeniously crafted tales of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN INF

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2014

Sattler, Jennifer Gordon.

Summary: A curious, spunky little bird takes long walks with his mother that provide plenty of opportunities for mischief and excitement while demonstrating how adventures can be fun even when things go wrong.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE UH

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: While she studies condors in the Grand Canyon, a scientist's life is threatened, and the strange, hostile, teenage computer whiz in her family's foster care might be involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2002

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SKU

Sobol, Richard.

Summary: A guided tour by local children leads the author--and readers--inside an ancient Cambodian temple and around its ruins, where they explore the mysteries of the site and discover a little-known secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.602 SOB

Kotite, Erika

Summary: "They've got their man caves, and now it's time for you to have a room of your won. She Sheds provides you with the instruction and the inspiration you need to start designing today. Inside, you'll find a treasure trove of invaluable advice." --Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728 KOT

Froeb, Lori

Summary: "Elmo knows it is more important than ever to wash your hands, eat healthy, and get plenty of sleep. Join Elmo and his friends as they learn these healthy habits, paying special attention to washing hands. Interactive wheels, pull-tabs, and a lift-the-flap will encourage kids to scrub their way to being happy and healthy, too!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Fun International, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group, a division of Readerlink Distribution Services, LLC 2021

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Kotite, Erika

Summary: "She Sheds provides inspiration, tips, and tricks to help create the hideaway of your dreams"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 665 KOT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 725 KOT

Saran, Suvir.

Summary: The author, born and raised in India and an acclaimed New York City restaurateur and chef, tells the story of moving to the country to raise goats, alpacas, ducks, geese, and chicken on 67 acres. Accompanied by more than 80 recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59747 SAR

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LUS

Kitfield, James

Summary: "Discover the amazing stories of sacrifice and courage from twenty-two soldiers who received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. In the Company of Heroes features in-depth narrative profiles of the twenty-two post-9/11 Medal of Honorrecipients who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. This book focuses on the stories of these extraordinary individuals, expressed in their own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 KIT

Ewen, Pamela Binnings

Summary: Against the winds of war, with the Wehrmacht marching down the Champs-Élysées, Coco Chanel finds herself residing alongside the Reich's High Command in the Hotel Ritz. Surrounded by the enemy, she wages a private war of her own to wrestle full control of her perfume company from the hands of her Jewish business partner, Pierre Wertheimer. With anti-Semitism on the rise, he has escaped to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EWE

Angleberger, Tom

Summary: When Didi Dodo and her friends hear that the queen was kidnapped by a human, they pose as a family while searching for her at a new, human-themed amusement park.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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