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Swamy, Shruti

Summary: 'A young woman comes of age in 1960s- and 1970s-era Bombay, a vanished world that is complex and indelibly rendered. Vidya's childhood is marked by the shattering absence and then the bewildering reappearance of her mother and baby brother at the family home. Restless, observant, and longing for connection with her brilliant and increasingly troubled mother, Vidya navigates the stifling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Ryals, Lexi

Summary: "Misty Copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina. Learn how she made it all the way to the top in this exciting level 3 biography!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE

Adams, Jennifer

Summary: "This board book features soldiers marching, mice prancing, snowflakes swirling, dolls bending, and buffoons skipping as a way to introduce basic movement terms to babies and toddlers"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: BOARD ADA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE Board Oliver 2017

Gardner, Kati

Summary: Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory; her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions for her. But Cason has been hiding an injury, and now she's undergoing chemotherapy. Davis Channing survived cancer, but his drug addiction nearly killed him. He's doing community service at the hospital, and has been sober for six months. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Collins, Max Allan.

Summary: Hired by Marilyn Monroe to listen to threatening phone calls from a movie studio that wants to fire her, private investigator Nate Heller discovers a conspiracy to murder the iconic star and faces a career-ending challenge when Monroe turns up dead. Marilyn Monroe, the ultimate goddess of the silver screen, is at the peak of her popularity, internationally famous, universally admired by women...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen Serena's magic ribbon and all of the fun at the Wetherbury fiesta will be ruined if Rachel and Kirsty do not get it back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2009

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

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Summary: "Reformed gangster Jack Robinson is working hard to bolster his image in Gilded Age New York City society as he prepares to become a new father. But when Hayden Norcross, the man who nearly ruined his wife, is shot in cold blood, Jack knows the police will soon come knocking on his door. Frank Malloy has to agree ... things don't look good for Jack. But surely a man as unlikeable as Hayden had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC THO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Thompson 2021

Khan, Ausma Zehanat

Summary: "From the critically acclaimed author Ausma Zehanat Khan, A Deadly Divide is the devastatingly powerful new thriller featuring beloved series detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty. In the aftermath of a mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec, the local police apprehend Amadou Duchon--a young Muslim man at the scene helping the wounded--but release Etienne Roy, the local priest who was found with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Robinson, Steve

Summary: In Victorian England, a mother is on the run from her past - and the truth about what she did. Birmingham, 1880. Angelica Chastain has fled from London with her young son, William. She promises him a better life, far away from the terrors they left behind. Securing a job as a governess, Angelica captures the attention of wealthy widower Stanley Hampton. Soon they marry and the successful future...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ROB

Holabird, Katharine

Summary: "Angelina is chosen as the lead dancer in Sleeping Mouseling. It's her dream come true! But she can't land all of the steps in her routine...will she keep trying and get it right before the big performance?"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2020

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Ockler, Sarah.

Summary: Hudson Avery gave up a promising competitive ice skating career after her parents divorced when she was fourteen years old and now spends her time baking cupcakes and helping out in her mother's upstate New York diner, but when she gets a chance at a scholarship and starts coaching the boys' hockey team, she realizes that she is not through with ice skating after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2012

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

Ackelsberg, Amy.

Summary: "The ballet has come to Berry Bitty City! All the girls have parts, including Cherry Jam, who has the lead role, and Strawberry Shortcake, her understudy. When Cherry gets sick on opening night, Strawberry has to step in and save the day! Will Strawberry be able to learn Cherry's part in time, or will the ballet turn out to be a berry big disaster?" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE STR

Andrews, Ilona

Summary: "Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she's faced could have prepared her for this. Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their walk to the altar. Kate's father, Roland, has kidnapped the demigod Saiman and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ACE 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Andrews

Simmons, Dan

Summary: "A thrilling tale of high-altitude death and survival set on the snowy summits of Mount Everest, from the bestselling author of The Terror. It's 1924 and the race to summit the world's highest mountain has been brought to a terrified pause by the shocking disappearance of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine high on the shoulder of Mt. Everest. By the following year, three climbers -- a British poet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Tanzer, Molly.

Summary: Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siecle wonders, and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she's sent to London to chaperone her younger sister, aspiring art critic Dorina. Unfortunately for Evadne, she soon learns too much about all of it when Dorina meets their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC JEN

Iloh, Candice

Summary: "Ada" means first daughter, means oldest girl, means most pressure. When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a historical Black college, it's the first time that she's been able to make her own choices. As she stumbles deeper into the world of dance and explores her sexuality, she also begins to wrestle with her past-- her mother's struggle with addiction, her Nigerian father's attempts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC ILO

Young, Amy.

Summary: When Belinda's magnificently large ballet shoes get lost en route to Paris, she must find another pair before her performance in the Paris Opera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOU

Patterson, James

Summary: Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. A tough case in Waco has jeopardized Yates's chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge with his family in their small-town hometown, Redbud. He arrives and finds a horrifying crime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2018

Connealy, Mary

Summary: "After a rough winter spent alone, Ursula Nordegren realizes she must overcome her fears of the outside world and begins a trek down Hope Mountain. Along the way she finds a badly wounded stranger and realizes God may have used her decision to leave as a way of saving the man. Wax Mosby was climbing Hope Mountain in part to atone for his terrible choices. He was hired to drive out the Warden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Chhibber, Preeti

Summary: Kamala Khan, Miles Morales, Doreen Green, America Chavez, and other young Marvel heroes join forces to defeat . . . the academic decathlon? Welcome to the Avengers Institute!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CHH

Zgheib, Yara

Summary: A French ballerina with self-perception challenges descends into anorexia when an injury sidelines her career, landing her in a support home for women with life-threatening eating disorders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ZGH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZGH

Katona, Alexandra

Summary: "Warm memories wash over a first-generation Latinx American girl as she experiences a typical Sunday night dinner at her Abuelita's house. As Alejandra thinks about all the good times her family has had there, she decides that she wants to be brave and try speaking Spanish with Abuelita so that they can deepen their bond"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KAT

Brown, Natasha

Summary: "The narrator of Assembly is a black British woman. She is preparing to attend a lavish garden party at her boyfriend's family estate, set deep in the English countryside. At the same time, she is considering the carefully assembled pieces of herself. As the minutes tick down and the future beckons, she can't escape the question: is it time to take it all apart? Assembly is a story about the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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