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Kobayashi, Issa

Summary: A selection of haikus by the Japanese master. Through an illustrated collection of haiku, the inspirational moments in the life of one family throughout the course of a year are presented, bringing to light the preciousness of the moment and the wonder of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 895.613 KOB

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

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Gollub, Matthew.

Summary: A biography and introduction to the work of the Japanese haiku poet whose love for nature finds expression in the more than thirty poems included in this book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Poetry Gollub

Dante Alighieri

Summary: Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise -- the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 851.1 DAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALI

Jalal al-Din Rumi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.5511 JAL

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.5511 JAL

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Contents: Working with our humanness -- The ego animal -- Awe, naked wonder -- The inner work -- The step into placelessness -- The gift and the giver -- The passion for God -- Signs that speak -- The pearl of the heart -- The yearning -- Praise, glory -- The only one -- Boiling the chickpeas -- The complete human -- Surrender -- Love is the cause -- Mercy -- Purity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.5511 RUM

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Summary: "This is a collection of inspirational wisdom for living a meaningful and productive life. This selection of quotations has been chosen to reflect Rumi's inspiring and uplifting approach to life and the inevitable issues that we encounter during our lifetimes. The wisdom includes no-nonsense statements, observations, and facts-ranging from matters of the heart, to understanding human nature, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hampton Roads 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891 JAL

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Summary: "Rumi's "Divani Shamsi Tabriz" ("The Works of Shams of Tabriz"--Named in honor of Rumi's spiritual teacher and friend) is a collection of lyric poems that contain more than 40,000 verses by America's bestselling poet, and is a classic of Persian literature. Its most familiar form is as a big red book, hence the name. Coleman Barks is famous for his renderings of Rumi's poetry and his work on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.5511 BAR

Shiva, Shahram T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hohm Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 891.5511 SHI

Dante Alighieri

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BiblioLife 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALI

Summary: Part 3 explores the period from the Renaissance to the onset of the Enlightenment in the middle to late seventeenth century. This section marks the critical schism that developed between the claims of faith and those of science.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Babelʹ, I. (Isaak)

Summary: "The brutalities and dualities of war and religion unflinchingly depicted by this major Russian-Jewish writer War's mess and muddle, the brutality and the inanity of fighting-few have better captured this than Isaac Babel, who was a journalist with the Soviet First Cavalry Army. His unflinching portrayal of the murderous havoc of battle is offset by an unexpected and wry humour: having seen the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pushkin 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAB

Tolstoy, Leo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duckworth 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.7 TOL

Tolstoy, Leo

Summary: A collection of 19th century stories with spiritual themes by the author of War and Peace. They range from A Prisoner in Caucasus to Ivan the Fool.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plough Publishing House 1998

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Tolstoy, Leo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan Publishing House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOL

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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Tolstoy, Leo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Tolstoy

Edginton, Ian

Summary: "Jane Austen se refirió a Orgullo y prejuicio, la primera de sus novelas publicadas, como su "querido niño". Generaciones de lectores lo han llevado a su corazón desde entonces. Y es que la irresistible atracción que relata entre la brillante e independiente Elizabeth Bennet y el solemnemente austero Sr. Darcy, se ha convertido en una de las historias de amor más románticas y más divertidas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bruguera Contemporánea 2019

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Verne, Jules

Summary: Professor Arronax and his two companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine as prisoners of the deranged Captain Nemo, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC VER

Natsume, Soseki

Summary: Depicts the twenty-three-year-old Sanshiro leaving the sleepy countryside for the first time in his life to experience the constantly moving "real world" of Tokyo, its women, and university.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAT

Leopardi, Giacomo

Contents: All'Italia = To Italy -- Sopra il monumento di Dante che si preparava in Firenze = On the Monument to Dante -- Ad Adgelo Mai = To Angelo Mai -- Nelle nozze della sorella Paolina = On the Marriage of His Sister Paolina -- A un vincitore nel pallone = To a Champion at Pallone -- Bruto minore = Brutus -- Alla primavera = To spring -- Inno ai patriarchi = Hymn to the Patriarchs -- Ultimo canto di...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 850 LEO

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