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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gold, Gerald Louis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waveland Press 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GOL

North, Sterling

Summary: The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD NOR

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 KAL

Ferrão, Raul.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Chappell & Co. 1947

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Roy, Ron

Summary: At Green Lawn Elementary, the entire school becomes involved in a mystery when Mr. Bones, the skeleton in the nurse's office, disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Roy

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Klein, Abby.

Summary: Troublemaking twins Kasey and Kelly are excited for April Fool's Day, and plan to pull a "twin switcheroo" on their classmates to see if anyone notices the difference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KLE

Anderson, Nels

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.586 AND

Moore, Michael

Summary: Moore is his own meta-Forrest Gump. At one moment he's an 11-year old boy stuck on a Senate elevator with Bobby Kennedy and the next moment he's inside the Bitburg cemetery with a dazed and confused Ronald Reagan. Changing planes in Vienna, he escapes death at the hands of the terrorist Abu Nidal. All of this is the stuff that makes for great fiction, but every one of these stories is true and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MOORE, MICHAEL Moo

Yogis, Jaimal.

Summary: The author examines his own fears while exploring "the complicated spectrum of why we feel afraid: fear of loss, fear of not being good enough, fear of being trapped in the wrong job, fear of not being able to realize our dreams, fear of pain, and ultimately, fear of our own mortality"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152 YOG

Jones, Theodore (Theodore Francis)

Summary: April Fools! For anyone whos even been the victim of an April Fools Day joke or whos planning to pull the best prank yet, this fun book takes them inside the possible origins of an amusing holiday. Similar holidays have been practiced for centuries by several cultures, including the ancient Romans. Colorful photographs of celebrations around the world as well as snapshots of the funniest pranks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 394.2 JON

Jacoby, Karl

Summary: Predawn, April 30, 1871, a party of Americans, Mexicans, and Tohono O'odham Indians gathered outside an Apache camp in the Arizona borderlands. At first light they struck, murdering nearly 150 Apaches, mostly women and children, in their sleep. In its day, the atrocity, known as the Camp Grant Massacre, generated unparalleled national attention--federal investigations, heated debate in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.8 Jacoby 2008

McMullan, Kate.

Summary: April Fools' Day is not a happy one for Wagner the mouse because his best friend, Pearl the rabbit, and other children and adults at school keep tricking him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2009

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Meadows, Daisy

Summary: Anticipating a fun-filled day of pranks and mischief on April Fool's Day, Rachel and Kirsty are enlisted to help Addison the April Fool's Day fairy retrieve her magical items from a thieving Jack Frost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Stothart, Herbert

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Harms Inc. 1923

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Ziefert, Harriet.

Summary: On April 1, Will tells his friends how he once saw a bike-riding elephant who sang through his trunk while juggling six bags of junk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Tells the life story of terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sanchez, internationally known as Carlos the Jackal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

North, Sterling

Summary: The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1984

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 NOR

Shiva, Shahram T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hohm Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 891.5511 SHI

Summary: A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the international impact of the U.S. War on Terror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OAT

Bruder, Jessica

Summary: "From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.3 BRU

North, Sterling

Summary: The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1963

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NOR

Yogis, Jaimal

Summary: "In this meditative memoir--a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton--the author of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing toward enlightenment," his continued search to find meaning and a greater understanding of the Divine in the world's oceans as well as everyday life."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 YOGIS, JAIMAL YOG