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Egan, Tim.

Summary: Dodsworth does as little work as he can, collecting items from a junkyard and placing them in his thrift store for sale, until he happens upon a pink refrigerator that spurs him to do much more with his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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

Summary: Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: With a feathery red-brown plush body and workable beak, this barnyard beauty could be Chicken Licken, Henny Penny, or the Little Red Hen. Make storytime something to cluck over with this hen puppet.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Folkmanis 0000

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Summary: The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the cake she makes from it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCQ

Finn, Isobel

Summary: "Ladybug is so lazy that she doesn't know how to fly. She wants to find a new place to sleep and decides to ride on passing animals. But when she hops onto Elephant's trunk, she gets a big surprise!" -- Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiger Tales 2019

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McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Summary: In this version of "The Little Red Hen," set at a farm, the other animals eat and play while the little gray bunny does all the chores in the barn, until one day he teaches them a lesson about laziness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Springtime Holidays, Call number: JE MCG

Berry, Joy Wilt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grolier Enterprises Corp. 1988

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Ber

Hodgkinson, Tom.

Summary: Presents a whimsical antidote to today's work-obsessed culture, sharing a twenty-four-hour guide to achieving happiness while living leisurely.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 HOD

Roussey, Christine

Summary: A very busy little girl learns an important lesson from her very lazy cat, Boomer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROU

De Paola, Tomie.

Summary: While his wife is away, a lazy man relies on a pooka to clean up the messes that he and his friends make.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEP

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WLD Culture DePaola 2000

Lobel, Arnold.

Summary: A farmer's wife uses drastic measures to get her husband to abandon his lazy ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1979

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOB

Price, Devon

Summary: A social psychologist uncovers the psychological basis of the "laziness lie," which originated with the Puritans and has ultimately created blurred boundaries between work and life with modern technologies and offers advice for not succumbing to societalpressure to "do more."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 PRI

Snyder, Dianne.

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Summary: A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1988

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Willems, Maartje

Summary: "A guide to slowing down for self-care with niksen, the Dutch secret to rest and relaxation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 WIL

Barton, Byron.

Summary: The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1993

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Lutz, Tom.

Summary: "Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings, loafers, and loungers: ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was formed, a chorus of slackers has held the pretensions of hardworking respectability up to scorn. Reviled by many, heroic to others, these layabouts stretch and yawn their way through life and literature while the rest of society sweats....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174 LUT

Summary: The hilarious, dysfunctional family carries on the adventures of pranks, hijinks, and laziness in this new season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIM

Hennesy, Carolyn.

Summary: On their way to find the third evil, laziness, Pandy and her friends, Alcie, Iole, and Homer, face many dangers after Pandy falls from Apollo's chariot and her friends are captured by pirates who intend to sell them into slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Childrens Books 2009

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Carey, Benedict.

Summary: A leading neuroscientist presents an exploration of what is known about learning and memory that considers how to adapt such negative characteristics as ignorance and laziness to expand learning potential.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 CAR

Summary: Andrew S. Grove, CEO, Intel Corp.Before "Intel Inside" became the sine qua non of PC manufacturing, Intel faced the prospect of being squeezed out of the microchip market by Japanese manufacturers who threatened to turn the chip into a commodity. Here, Andrew Grove explains how Intel shrugged off a business-as-usual mindset and began encouraging innovation and experimentation, enabling the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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