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Brammer, John Paul

Summary: The popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer presents a memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America's heartland to becoming the "Chicano Carrie Bradshaw" of his generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRA

Stryker, Susan

Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 305.3 STR

Chevat, Richie

Summary: "Through engrossing narratives, letters, drawings, poems, and more, the book encourages young readers, of all identities, to feel pride at the accomplishments of the LGBTQ people who came before them and to use history as a guide to the future.The storieshe shares include those of: Thomas Morton, who celebrated same-sex love in Boston's Puritan community in the 1620s; Albert D.J. Cashier, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019

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Contents: Men's elephant-hunting song (7:28) -- Girls' echo song (1:35) -- Peipa (Girl's initiation) (2:25) -- Honey-gathering song (1:29) -- Women's wedding song (2:51) -- Net-hunting song (2:29) -- Meĺie (́4:45) -- Bow-harp and vocal (5:07) -- Ikobi (Gathering song-version 1) (1:40) -- Ikobi (version.2) (1:38) -- One-string violin (2:22) -- Lote (notched flute) (2:05)--Sanza (plucked idiophone, or...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ellipsis Arts 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ECH

Summary: "Two generations of Bosavi musicians and twenty-five years of field recordings : a comprehensive and intimate musical portrait of life in a Papua New Guinea rainforest community"--Back of container.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC FEL

Summary: A startling look at preacher Jim Jones, his life prior to the mass-suicides in Guyana, and the event that took place leading up to that fateful day in 1978.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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

Bombardier, Cooper Lee

Summary: "Pass with Care is a testament to trans resilience, queer joy, and the power of finding freedom and adventure within a community of your own creation. Transgender writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier shifts effortlessly between lyrical essays, poetry, and narrative nonfiction as his own landscape changes over the course of two decades. From working-class New England to the queer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOMBARDIER, COOPER LEE BOM

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Temple Grandin book, kids will follow her on her journey to become a livestock expert. From having autism to becoming a scientist and inventing a "squeeze machine", Grandin works to improve the treatment of cows, sheep, and other farm animals. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 921 GRA

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic Black Mass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Roorbach, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.1 ROO

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she knew at an early age that she was different from her family and classmates. She couldn't show affection, she acted out when noises or other stimuli overwhelmed her,and she only felt comfortable when spending time with the animals on her aunt's ranch. But instead of seeing her differences as limitations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Summary: "Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is an anthology of science fiction and urban fantasy stories starring First Nations and Metis characters with a LGBT and two-spirit theme."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedside Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOV

Summary: A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction. This groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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Fondakowski, Leigh.

Summary: Survivors of the 1978 Jonestown massacre discuss what drew them to the People's Temple cult and the lasting effects of that fateful November day on their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 988.103 FON

Craft, Aimaee

Summary: "The first treaty that was made was between the earth and the sky. It was an agreement to work together. We build all of our treaties on that original treaty. On the banks of the river that have been Mishomis's home his whole life, he teaches his granddaughter to listen to hear both the sounds and the silences, and so to learn her place in Creation. Most importantly, he teaches her about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7108 CRA

Tyabji, Azura

Summary: Dear Azula, I Have a Crush on Danny Phantom is a crossover of our coming of age universes. Exploring the interplay of adolescence and media, Dear Azula is a masterclass on how Generation Z see themselves reflected on screen, how they find themselves in characters when the world does not grant them the possibility. These poems pay homage to the cartoon characters who made us the wicked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Button Poetry / Exploding Pinecone Press 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 TYA

Rea, Amy C.

Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the races between different groups of people to reach the North and South Poles first. Learn about how these explorers handled the extreme weather and why they risked their lives to accomplish their goal"-- www.childsworld.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 919.8 REA

Schminkey, Ollie

Summary: Dead Dad Jokes is an unflinching take on family, loss and trauma. There is nothing quiet about Schminkey’s debut. Every page is raw, honest and unforgettable. Dead Dad Jokes brings the impact of addiction into crisp focus while also shattering our simplistic TV preconceptions about it. Ollie never lets the reader slip into the easy sadness of cliche - instead they guide us through the realities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Button Poetry / Exploding Pinecone Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 SCH

Oshiro, Mark

Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Purple, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven)

Summary: "Between 1875 and 1879, Edwin Purple contributed several articles to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record on the first three or four generations of some of the ancient families of New York. Those articles, collected in this volume, feature the surnames Van Schaick, Siecken, Tymens, Brevoort, Varleth, Gouverneur, and those of other ancient and allied families. This volume also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2013

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.37471 PUR

Guinn, Jeff

Summary: A portrait of the cult leader behind the Jonestown Massacre examines his personal life, from his extramarital affairs and drug use to his fraudulent faith healing practices and his decision to move his followers to Guyana, sharing new details about the events leading to the 1978 tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONES, JIM GUI

McLeod, Darrel J.

Summary: "Following his debut memoir, Mamaskatch, which masterfully portrayed a Cree coming-of-age in rural Canada, Darrel J. McLeod continues the poignant story of his adulthood in Peyakow"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Wasserman, James

Summary: "A fully illustrated history of the Temple of Solomon"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2011

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