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Appiah, Anthony

Summary: Kwame Anthony Appiah’s "The Lies That Bind" is an incandescent exploration of the nature and history of the identities that define us. It challenges our assumptions about how identities work. We all know there are conflicts between identities, but Appiah shows how identities are created by conflict. Religion, he demonstrates, gains power because it isn’t primarily about belief. Our everyday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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Earhardt, Ainsley

Summary: A celebration of the enduring power of love, told in lullaby form. The author shares her own hopes and dreams, and lets her child know that whatever challenges life brings, "Before you were born, Before you came to be, I dreamed a love song..." and "Take heart, my child, I will-- or, my love will-- always be there for you." It's a universal message, one that all readers will relate to. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EAR

Turnage, Sheila.

Summary: Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Turnage 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TUR

Fosberry, Jennifer.

Summary: From breakfast to bedtime, a young girl imagines being different women who made history, and ends the day empowered to be herself. Includes brief biographical information about the women cited.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FOS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FOS

Nelson-Schmidt, Michelle.

Summary: "A modern-day fable about believing in yourself and your dreams--and flying wherever you want to go." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2016

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Hughes, Lorena

Summary: "A generational saga that mixes historical fiction with the romance and intrigue of a Latin soap opera. When Malena Sevilla's tidy, carefully planned world collapses following her father's mysterious suicide, she finds a letter-signed with an "A"--Which reveals that her mother is very much alive and living in San Isidro, a quaint town tucked in the Andes Mountains. Intent on meeting her, Malena...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUG

Summary: Jarod continues his suspenseful journey as he uses his powers of reason and logic to right wrongs, while searching for his past and the family he lost. In his adventures he poses as a variety of people, from a paroled felon to a mental patient.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRE

Acton, Vanessa

Summary: A high school junior in suburban Ohio learns that she is actually next in line to the throne of the kingdom of Evonia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ACT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ACT

Acton, Vanessa

Summary: Mel, seventeen, has always wondered about her father, but is surprised to learn he is a member of the Evonian nobility and that he wants her to visit him and his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ACT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ACT

Levithan, David

Summary: When A learns he is not the only person waking up in a different person's body every day, he gains new understanding of the extremes where love and loneliness can lead. Told from multiple perspectives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2018

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Van Booy, Simon

Summary: As the newest Keeper of Lost Things, Gertie Milk travels through time to return missing objects to famous figures at key moments in history, following the directives of the B.D.B.U.--a book that contains the knowledge of the world--and searching for clues to her past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VAN

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Summary: Based on the New York Times Best-selling novel, a young prodigy named Heidi has a lucky streak that has a way of pointing her in the right direction. When a mysterious word in her mother's vocabulary begins to haunt her, Heidi's thirst for the truth leads her on a cross-country journey in search of the secrets of her past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD So

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Martin, Charles

Summary: "Seth--a small town journalist raised by foster parents--is assigned to write about a young boy found in a ditch after a car and train collision. As he works to discover the boy's identity, he also finds the story of his own history and the father who gave up everything to get him back"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Armstrong, Kelley

Summary: Tess has always been tormented by waking visions that make her question her sanity. She often wonders if she has inherited something terrible from the parents she has never known. The journey to find out takes her far away from the only home she has ever known and exposes her to dangers she could never have imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ARM

Theroux, Marcel

Summary: "A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THE

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: Essie, a young black woman in 1880s Savannah, is offered the opportunity to leave her shameful past and be transformed into an educated, high-society woman in Washington, D.C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOL

Byng, Georgia.

Summary: Having acquired the skill of morphing, Molly Moon can inhabit any creature she wants but, unless she can find the ancient book of hypnotism in time, she risks never getting back into her own body.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BYN

Harris, Neil Patrick

Summary: Leila and the other Magic Misfits have the opportunity to perform with a famous stage psychic known as Madame Esmeralda, who may hold secrets to Leila's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAR

Baragrey, Wen Jane

Summary: "Robyn Tinkerbell Goodfellow, twelve, lives in a house that seems to attract trouble, so when a satellite is expected to crash she races to learn the truth about her long-lost father before it is too late." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Beatty, Robert

Summary: When a mysterious threat moves towards Biltmore, bringing with it violent storms and flooding, Serafina must fight to defend all she loves and become everything that she is meant to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BEA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEA

Gottfred, B. T.

Summary: Everyone, including Zee's classmates, gym buddies, and even her so-called best friend assume that she is a lesbian. Everyone who takes a look at Art's nice clothes and pretty face assume that he is gay. But there is more to Zee and Art than anyone realizes. What develops is a powerful connection between two people who are beautiful in all the ways they've been told are strange. As they explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GOT

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PIT

Whaley, John Corey.

Summary: Travis Coates has a good head. On someone else's shoulders. Listen: Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn't. Now he's alive again. Simple as that. The in-between part is still a little fuzzy, but Travis can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy's body, and well, here he is....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks (Children's) 2014

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

Summary: Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ALL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ALL RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Al

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DIV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DIV