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Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Brown, Cupcake.

Summary: This book is unlike any memoir you'll ever read. Moving in its frankness, it is a relentless tale of a resilient spirit who took on the worst of contemporary urban life and survived it with a furious wit and unyielding determination. Cupcake Brown is a dynamic and original storyteller who will guide you on the most satisfying, startlingly funny, and genuinely affecting tour through hell you'll...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BROWN Bro

Wambaugh, Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.232 WAM

Summary: "In photographs and remembrances, Children of Manzanar captures the experiences of some of the nearly four thousand children and young adults held at Manzanar during World War II under Executive Order 9066, an act that authorized the U.S. Army to undertake the rapid removal of more than one hundred thousand Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 CHI

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Wambaugh, Joseph.

Summary: As yachtsmen prepare for the America's Cup, currently held by the U.S., one man decides on some patriotic sabotage. He concocts a scheme to damage a foreign yacht, the main challenger, which is in dry dock in San Diego. The scheme is foiled by Officer Fortney, but not before there are two murders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAM

Wambaugh, Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1996

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M WAM

Napoli, Lisa

Summary: A portrait of the relationship between McDonald's chairman Ray Croc and his wife, Joan, describes how he helped establish an international brand and amassed a considerable estate before his impassioned wife gave most of the family fortune away to philanthropic pursuits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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Summary: "Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Southern California, including beach culture, Cal-Mex cuisine, Hollywood hot spots, and Palm Springs resorts. Includes must-see attractions from Los Angeles to Yosemite; perfect hotels for every budget; best restaurants to satisfy a range of tastes; gorgeous features on missions and the San Diego Zoo; valuable tips on when to go and ways to save;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc 2018

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Messner, Kate

Summary: This time Ranger, the time-traveling Golden retriever, finds himself in San Francisco in the middle of the great 1906 earthquake, and his mission is obviously to get a young Chinese immigrant, Lily Chen, to safety, but as they make their way through the ruined and burning city Ranger finds that he must also accomplish something else--finding Lily, who was sold as a servant by her parents, a new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Summary: Several short segments set to classical music, featuring various animals on exhibit at the San Diego Zoo, including gorillas, bears, hippos, birds, etc. Also includes animated segments with songs about counting and the alphabet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BAB

Summary: Four groups of people are linked by a chain of events. A wealthy American is touring Morocco with his wife. The two become the focus of an international incident also involving a poor Moroccan farmer who is struggling to keep his two young sons in line and his family together. A San Diego nanny, with her employers absent, makes the disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Sugiura, Misa

Summary: Katsuyamas never quit -- but seventeen-year-old CJ doesn't even know where to start. She's never lived up to her mom's type A ambition, and she's perfectly happy just helping her aunt, Hannah, at their family's flower shop. She doesn't buy into Hannah's romantic ideas about flowers and their hidden meanings, but when it comes to arranging the perfect bouquet, CJ discovers a knack she never knew...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Talbot, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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Morrill, Jan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morrill 2013

Summary: The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Kikuchi, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 KIK

Webber, Katherine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: As often as possible high school senior Reiko Smith-Mori drives to the nearby California desert to escape from the increasingly claustrophobic life at home and her parents expectations, and there she meets Seth Rogers, a boy from school who shares her love of the desert but also wants a closer relationship with Reiko, which is just adding to her problems--because Reiko has a secret: in her mind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Larson, Kirby

Summary: When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAR

Summary: Ready to experience San Diego? The experts at Fodor's are here to help. Fodor's San Diego travel guide is packed with customizable itineraries with top recommendations, detailed maps of San Diego, and exclusive tips from locals. Whether you want to find the perfect beachfront hotel, visit the San Diego Zoo, or spend the day in Coronado, this up-to-date guidebook will help you plan it all out....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 CALIFORNIA SAN

Say, Allen.

Summary: "Caldecott Medalist Allen Say presents a stunning graphic novel chronicling his journey as an artist during WWII, when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan's premier cartoonist DRAWING FROM MEMORY is Allen Say's own story of his path to becoming the renowned artist he is today. Shunned by his father, who didn't understand his son's artistic leanings, Allen was embraced by Noro Shinpei,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Say 2011

Poe, Mayumi Shimose

Summary: On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED POE