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Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Coles, Robert.

Summary: "...Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership -- what it is, and how it is achieved -- through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Erik Erikson, a Boston bus driver, teachers in college, medical school, and elementary school, among others...."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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Sortun, Ana

Summary: "A charming collection of 100 recipes from Cambridge's Sofra Bakery and Cafe, showcasing modern Middle Eastern spices and flavors with exotic yet accessible sweet and savory dishes geared toward everyday cooking and entertaining. Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick have traveled extensively throughout Turkey and the Middle East, researching recipes and gaining inspiration for their uber-popular...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5956 SOR

Patel, Eboo

Summary: The author, a young American Muslim of Indian background, juxtaposes his college years as an angry young radical with a description of how he came to see the possibilities of religious pluralism and founded the Interfaith Youth Core.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.6 PAT

Forest Area High School (Fife Lake, Mi.)

Summary: Forest Area High School yearbooks highlighting school activiites, student life, sports, drama, staff and student portraits.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jostens 0000

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4 available in Adult, Call number: Forest 2000
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Call number: Forest 2012

Anthony, David

Summary: In this adventure, humans beware. Chicken fever is spreading fast. Robotics chickens have come home to roost, and the city of Frankenmuth has gone to the birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2008

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

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3 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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ANT

Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOC

Fuhrman, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 FUH

Colby, William H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM/American Management Association 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 COL

Hetzler, Richard

Summary: A gift book for food lovers, showcasing 90 authentic recipes from the Americas' indigenous populations in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and the Mitsitam Cafe's executive chef, Richard Hetzler.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.592 HET

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: How does it feel to work in zero gravity in a laboratory more than 200 miles above Earth? What kinds of experiments do astronauts carry out? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you get ready to blast off into space!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 LAW

McMahon, Peter

Summary: In the summer of 1937, Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, rented a house on Planting Island, near the base of Cape Cod. Thus began a chapter in the history of modern architecture that has never been told _until now.The area was a hotbed of intellectual currents from New York, Boston, Cambridge and the country's top schools of architecture and design. Avant-garde homes began to appear in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolis Books 2014

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Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Summary: "Astronauts need a lot of gear to complete missions. They can even build their own gear in space using 3D printers. Augmented reality makes space come alive in this exciting adventure"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 HIR

Weinstein, Bruce D.

Summary: Your parents say one thing, your teachers say another, and your friends say something else entirely. Is it okay to tell a friend that her cookies taste awful? How should you respond when you see someone cheating on a test? And what's the big deal with downloading music for free? Bruce Weinstein, Ph. D., answers these questions and more with his five Life Principles - simple rules that can be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2009

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 170.835 WEI

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Kiesling, Lydia

Summary: In Lydia Kiesling's debut novel, we accompany Daphne, a young mother on the edge of a breakdown, as she flees her sensible but strained life in San Francisco for the high desert of Altavista with her toddler, Honey. Bucking under the weight of being a single parent--her Turkish husband is unable to return to the United States because of a "processing error"--Daphne takes refuge in a mobile home...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIE

Summary: Why are parents, educators, health advocates, and politicians-including Arnold Schwarzenegger-taking on Coca-Cola, the world's biggest brand? This program explains the facts and opinions at the heart of the growing controversy, revealing the health issues and business challenges that the soft-drink company must confront in order to survive in an increasingly fitness-oriented beverage market....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Hirsch, Rebecca E

Summary: "Find out the latest discoveries in space stations with animated 3D models that bring space alive in augmented reality."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.44 HIR

Schiavo, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920. Schia

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Brothers Conn and David Iggulden present their big book of heroes: the men and women who have shaped our lives and inspired generations. From George Washington and Scott of the Antarctic to Sitting Bull and the passengers of Flight 93, this dangerous book is dedicated to those who dove headfirst into battle, those who made amazing discoveries, and those who moved boundaries in their lifetimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.02 IGG

Kline, Barbara

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 649 KLI

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: After her daughter contracts a fatal disease, Charlotte O'Keefe must confront some serious questions that ultimately lead to one final epiphany: what constitutes a valuable life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Picoult 2009

Johnson, Crockett

Summary: "Creative, endearing and simply beautiful, the tale of Harold's wondrous journey through his imagination has delighted readers for over fifty years. To many fans it is not just a charming story, but a book that used easy vocabulary and simple but poignant language to first teach them how to read. Now this new translation of the classic text can help children learn to read French. Full of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE FRENCH JOH

Fadiman, Anne

Summary: When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents were part of a large Hmong community in Merced. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Noonday Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.461 FAD

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