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Englander, Nathan.

Summary: In 1976 Buenos Aires, Kaddish Poznan, the outcast son of a whore, and his wife, Lillian, are devastated by the disappearance of their own son, Pato, which forces them into the bleak corridors of the Ministry of Special Cases in search of the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

Loedel, Daniel

Summary: "In 1976, Tomás Oriilla is a medical student in Buenos Aires, where he's moved in hopes of reuniting with Isabel, a childhood crush. But the reckless passion that has always drawn him is leading Isabel ever deeper into the ranks of young insurgents fighting an increasingly oppressive regime. As its thuggish milicos begin to disappear more and more people like her, she presents Tomás with a way...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOE

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Enriquez, Mariana

Summary: El mundo de Mariana Enriquez no tiene por qué ser el nuestro, y, sin embargo, lo termina siendo. Bastan pocas frases para pisarlo, respirarlo y no olvidarlo gracias a una viveza emocional insólita. Con la cotidianidad hecha pesadilla, el lector se despierta abatido, perturbado por historias e imágenes que jamás conseguirá sacarse de la cabeza. Las autodenominadas "mujeres ardientes," que...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español, una división de Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC ENR

Willis, Connie.

Summary: In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiancé proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only--the results aren't quite as expected. Instead of gaining an increased empathetic link with her fiancé Briddey finds herself hearing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Robbins, Dean

Summary: This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Olguín, Sergio

Summary: "When she hears about the suicide of a Buenos Aires train driver who has left a note confessing to four mortal 'accidents' on the train tracks, journalist Veronica Rosenthal decides to investigate. For the police the case is closed (suicide is suicide), for Veronica it is the beginning of a journey that takes her into an unfamiliar world of grinding poverty, crime-infested neighborhoods, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bitter Lemon Press 2019

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Agosin, Marjorie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: White Pine Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 861 AGO

Neuman, Andres

Summary: Playful, philosophizing, and gloriously unpredictable, Andrés Neuman's short stories consider love, lechery, history, mortality, family secrets, therapy, Borges, mysterious underwear, translators, and storytelling itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Letter 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET

Caputo, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAP

Jennings, Terry Catasús

Summary: All Dominguita Melendez wants to do is read. Her favorite books are classics, which she read with her abuela every night before she moved away. One story, Don Quijote, tells of a brave knight-errant who does good deeds. Dominguita decides she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds around her neighborhood. But when the class bully tells her girls can't be knights, Dominguita is determined...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD JEN

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Weyn, Suzanne

Summary: A knight falls in love with the youngest of twelve sisters, but they can only marry if he can discover where the sisters secretly go to dance. Inspired by the fairy tale of the twelve dancing princesses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2008

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

Summary: Tells the life and love story of Argentina's most famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart. Relaying their story to a group of young tango dancers and choreographers from Buenos Aires, their story of love, hatred and passion is transformed into unforgettable...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Wickenden, Dorothy

Summary: Chronicles the revolutionary activities of Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright--friends and neighbors in Auburn, New York--discussing their vital roles in the Underground Railroad, abolition, and the early women's rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 WIC

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

Mairal, Pedro

Summary: Trapped in a loveless marriage, Lucas Pereyra, an unemployed writer in his forties, finds the one thing that keeps him going is the woman from Uruguay whom he met at a conference and has been longing to see ever since.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2017

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: On December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington State make an exciting discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him first to that small island and its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cussler 2010

Summary: Naive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: In December 7, 1941, five brothers exploring a shaft on an island off the coast of Washington State make an extraordinary discovery, but a tragic accident suspends further investigation. In the present, Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon team, chasing the remanants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, stumble upon a shocking revelation. His efforts to untangle the mystery lead first to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CUS

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