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Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KHO

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EMP

Man, John

Summary: The terra cotta army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries ever made. Over eight thousand life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China--and each figure is individually carved, perhaps representing real members of the emperor's army. Weaving together history and a first-hand account of his experience in China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 MAN

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 931 OCO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951 OCO

Burman, Edward

Summary: Traces the discovery of the famed terracotta warriors against a backdrop of what is currently known about the Qin Dynasty, offering scholarly insights into the surprising theories about the creation of the Qin Emperor's remarkable third-century B.C.E. mausoleum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 931 BUR

Capek, Michael.

Summary: "Describes the archeological wonders of the Terracotta Army, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: One day in 1974, farmers in China were digging a well. Suddenly they found something. Was it a rock? No. It was a part of a life-size clay soldier. There was a whole army of clay soldiers buried right below the farmers' feet! Who made the clay army and why? Find out in this exciting true story about the first emperor of China.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 931.04 OCO

Dickey, Colin

Summary: Dickey, piqued by a house hunt in Los Angeles that revealed derelict foreclosures and "zombie houses", embarks on a journey across the continental United States to decode and unpack the American history repressed in our most famous haunted places. With boundless curiosity, Dickey conjures the dead by focusing on questions of the living -- how do we deal with stories about ghosts, and how do we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.1 DIC

Summary: "Peppa Pig's friends are traveling all around the world-- and Peppa is going to visit them! Join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig as they fly an airplane to the jungle, the mountains, the desert, and even to the South Pole to see the penguins!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2017

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Peppa 2017

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Dean, Arlan.

Summary: Describes the history of the Inca civilization and the discovery of the city of Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 931.04 Dean

Brackenbury, Wade

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.15 BRA

Hessler, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 915.1 HES

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.138 HES

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

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

Summary: It's 1930s Manchuria, and greed is in the air. A manic outlaw, a nasty holy man, and a determined bounty hunter are all in hot pursuit of a treasure map. Throw in Chinese gangsters, the Japanese army, and other rival factions also in pursuit of the invaluable map, and it all comes down to a big showdown in the desert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Good 2010

Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Yan, Lianke

Summary: "In this heartfelt, intimate memoir, Yan Lianke brings the reader into his childhood home in Song County in Henan Province, painting a vivid portrait of rural China in the 1960s and '70s and chronicling the extraordinary lives of his father and uncles, aswell as his own. Yan's parents are so poor that they can only afford to use wheat flour on New Year and festival days, and as a child he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

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

Mudge, Jean McClure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverside Book Co. 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 738.2 MUD

Marcero, Deborah

Summary: "Rose wants to bring something truly unique for show-and-tell, so she creates maps to explore her imagination in search of something no one has ever seen before"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC MAR

Summary: A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Eat 2010

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Jin, Ha

Summary: The Japanese are poised to invade Nanjing. The dean of Jinling Women's College, Minnie Vautrin mistakenly believes her American citizenship will protect the school. But Vautrin's life becomes a daily struggle as the school becomes a refugee camp--and the slaughter of refugees begins.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alford, Jeffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 641.5951 ALF

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