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Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Hammer, Joshua

Summary: The story of the worst natural disaster of the twentieth century: the earthquakes, fires, and tsunamis of September 1923 that destroyed Yokohama and most of Tokyo and killed 140,000 people during two days of horror. Piecing together a minute-by-minute account, journalist Hammer re-creates harrowing scenes of death, escape, and rescue. He also places the tumultuous events in the context of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952.136 HAM

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2013

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Rissman, Rebecca

Summary: In "narrative nonfiction format, this ... book follows a selection of people who experienced the 2011 Japan Tsunami"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363.34 RIS

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: When the shogun's carefully regulated court is thrown into chaos by a massive earthquake in 1703 Japan, Sano Ichiro investigates the poisoning murders of a nobleman's daughters to prevent the regime's takeover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Discusses the devastating March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami it spawned, examining the extent of the damage to the country and its people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 952.0512 LUS

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Langeland, Deirdre

Summary: Draws on first-person testimony to document the harrowing events of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Fukushima power plant, triggering a nightmare nuclear meltdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Blizzard of the blue moon: Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City, during one of the darkest periods in the city's history--the Great Depression. Even worse, the city is in the grip of a terrible snowstorm. To stop the blizzard, Jack and Annie must save the unicorn made famous in the Cloister's medieval tapestries. But will that be enough to help a city that faces so many troubles?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OSB

Mizuki, Shigeru

Summary: "Shigeru Mizuki-Japan's grand master of yokai comics-adapts one of the most important works of supernatural literature into comic book form. The cultural equivalent of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, Tono Monogatari is a defining text of Japanese folklore and one of the country's most important works of literature. This graphic novel was created during the later stage of Mizuki's career,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MIZ

Watson, Jesse Joshua.

Summary: A young boy finds hope when he is given an old soccer ball to play with in the wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAT

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "This is the story of Kiyo Sato and her family and their experience in the U.S. Japanese Internment Camps during WWII."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2020

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Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA

Preus, Margi.

Summary: In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Preus 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION PRE

Smith, Dan

Summary: In 1941 twelve-year-old Karl is proud to be a member of the Hitler Youth, but when his father is killed on the Eastern Front everything changes--his family moves to the country to live with his grandparents, he encounters a brutal Gestapo officer, and he begins to realize that his sixteen-year-old brother has joined a youth group who opposes the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SMI

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hübener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Bar

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Bartoletti

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Wild Bill's Traveling Show performer Calamity Jane incurs a suspicious bite in the wake of a garou hunt gone wrong before seeking a cure in Deadwood, where she encounters a life-threatening surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: Japan 1945. Taro is a talented violinist and a kamikaze pilot in the days before his first and only mission. He believes he is ready to die for his country . . . until he meets Hana. Hana hasn't been the same since the day she was buried alive in a collapsed trench during a bomb raid. She wonders if it would have been better to have died that day . . . until she meets Taro. A song will bring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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