Summary: "A rewarding philosophical essay on memory, language, love, and the passage of time. In this slim memoir, Kallifatides struggles to come to terms with the weight of writer's block and understand the interplay of meaningful living and meaningful work. But he also comments on the worrying trends in contemporary Europe and his sadness at the battered state of his beloved Greece. Finally, he...
Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KALLIFATIDES, THEODOR KAL
Summary: "A young woman hunts for her wayward shadow at the school where she first learned magic--while another faces a test she never studied for as ice envelopes the world. The tasks assigned a bookish boy lead him to fateful encounters with lizards, owls, trolls, and a feisty, sarcastic cat. A bear wedding is cause for celebration, the spinning wheel and the tower in the briar hedge get to tell their...
Publisher / Publication Date: Mythic Delirium Books 2019
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Summary: Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents' death, is curious about the secrets of her father's mysterious past. One clue in particular hints that Edward Hyde, her father's former friend and a murderer, may be nearby, and there is a reward for information leading to his capturea reward that would solve all of her immediate financial woes. But her hunt leads her to Hyde's daughter,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOS
Summary: "Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it's estimated that about 1.3 million of these cases are hereditary. Yet despite advanced training in cancer genetics and years of practicing medicine, Dr. Theo Ross was never certain whether...
Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.994 ROS
Summary: Mary Jekyll and the rest of the daughters of literature's mad scientists embark on a madcap adventure across Europe to rescue another monstrous girl and stop the Alchemical Society's nefarious plans once and for all. From Paris to Vienna to Budapest, Mary and her friends must make new allies, face old enemies, and finally confront the fearsome, secretive Alchemical Society. It's time for these...
Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOS
Summary: Learn how to create beautiful hairstyles, including braids, updos, buns, and ponytails, inspired by Disney's Frozen princesses, Anna and Elsa.
Publisher / Publication Date: Edda Publishing USA 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 646.7 JAC
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 394.2 JON
Summary: After hearing how her toy nutcracker got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 1984
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 HOF
Summary: Having survived being blinded and shipwrecked on a tiny Caribbean island with the old black man Timothy, twelve-year-old white Phillip is rescued and hopes to regain his sight with an operation. Alternate chapters follow the life of Timothy from his days as a young cabin boy.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1993
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TAY
Summary: A unique glimpse at more than fifty years of American history. Educator, civil rights champion, advisor to presidents, envoy to popes, theologian and activist, Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was called on by countless world leaders to tackle the most challenging issues of the day. He built a reputation as a savvy political operator with a penchant for bridging the divide between bitter enemies. Through...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HES
Summary: The author's classic vision of the dark side of American life looks at the failings of the American dream, in the story of the rise and fall of Clyde Griffiths, who sacrifices everything in his desperate quest for success.
Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003