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Jacobs

Summary: "Jacobs was a Civil War-era slave who was brutally murdered. In the present day, the author meets Jacobs's ghost and learns the story of his life as a slave, a runaway, and a vagrant in nineteenth-century America"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hampton Roads Pub. Co., Inc. 2008

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Jacobs, Alan

Summary: A journey into the imaginitive life of C.S. Lewis exploring the themes and life events that allowed an Oxford don, a scholar of medieval literature who loved to debate philosophy at his local pub, to the author of some of the greatest children's books of all time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LEWIS, C.S. JAC

Jacobs, Alan

Contents: Introduction -- 1. Worlds of reading -- Sentences -- A commonplace book -- Robert Alter's fidelity -- A religion for atheists -- Bran flakes and harmless drudges -- On the recent publication of Kahlil Gibran's Collected Works -- The poet's prose -- The brightest heaven of invention -- Opportunity costs -- The youngest brother's tale -- 2. Signs and wonders -- Reading the signs -- The secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.9338 JAC

Jacobs, Francine.

Summary: Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.55 JAC

Jacobs, Greg

Summary: Follows four high school poetry teams who compete in the world's largest youth poetry slam, Louder than a Bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2012

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Jacobs, Henry.

Contents: Audio collage -- Loop 2-channel rhythms -- Interview with Sholem Stein -- Sonata for loudspeaker -- Interview with Shorty Petterstein -- Comments on the Indian raga with musical illustration -- Interview with Jocko -- Informal rhythm session.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Locust Music 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA JAC

Jacobs, Laura.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, Alan

Summary: As a celebrated cultural critic and a writer for national publications like The Atlantic and Harper's, Alan Jacobs has spent his adult life belonging to communities that often clash in America's culture wars. And in his years of confronting the big issues that divide us--political, social, religious--Jacobs has learned that many of our fiercest disputes occur not because we're doomed to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Convergent Books 2017

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Jacobs, Alan

Summary: A wonderful and inspiring collection of eloquent prose, beautiful poetry and ancestral wisdom from Chiefs, Medicine Men and ordinary members of many Native American tribes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watkins 2009

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Jacobs, Evan

Summary: Alden Nash is a video gamer. His skills have earned him elite gamer status and wealth. Currently, he ranks in the world's top 10. Then Alden's agent gets him an amazing deal to test a virtual reality game that's in secret development.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Publishing 2018

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

Jacobs, Jonnie.

Summary: Marta Crawford is away on business when she stops at the hotel bar after a particularly difficult day. There she meets the charming Todd Wilson and, much to her dismay, wakes up the next morning in his bed. Filled with remorse and regret, she tells Todd she's made a terrible mistake and puts her reckless behavior behind her. But Todd isn't willing to let go. He follows her, worms his way into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, Kate

Summary: Knit Two returns to the Manhattan knitting store Walker & Daughter five years after the death of the store's owner, Georgia Walker. Georgia's daughter Dakota runs the knitting store part-time with the help of the members of the Friday Night Knitting Club. Drawn together by their love for Dakota and the sense of family the club provides, each knitter is struggling with new challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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Jacobs, Kate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jacobs 2009

Jacobs, Lee.

Summary: Examines the beaver's environment, physical characteristics, social life, hunting and mating behavior, and encounters with humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackbirch Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.37 JAC

Jacobs, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Light Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.54 Jacobs

Jacobs, Steve

Contents: The quiet revolution -- Your return on revolution -- Drivers of sustainable high performance -- Putting behavioral leadership into practice: seven essential steps -- Game-changing plan deployment -- Coaching for elite performance -- Changing the way organizations change -- Winning on culture -- Developing behavioral leaders -- Building enterprise advantage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 JAC

Jacobs, Alan

Summary: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 LEWIS, C. S. JAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lew

Jacobs, Alan

Summary: "In this book, Alan Jacobs argues that, contrary to the doomsayers, reading is alive and well in America. There are millions of devoted readers supporting hundreds of enormous bookstores and online booksellers. Oprah's Book Club is hugely influential, and a recent NEA survey reveals an actual uptick in the reading of literary fiction. Jacobs's interactions with his students and the readers of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 028.8 JAC

Jacobs, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 177.3 JAC

Jacobs, Anna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SEVEU 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, Jane

Summary: Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 JAC

Jacobs, Jonnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, Jonnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, Nova

Summary: "The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down--and protect--before others canget their hands on it. Just days after mathematician and family patriarch Isaac Severy dies of an apparent suicide, his adopted granddaughter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC