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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

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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Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

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

Summary: Many advocates of marijuana legalization actually oppose Initiative 502, the law that will permit growing, sale, and use of cannabis, because it may impose harsh DUI laws and new taxes that could hurt medicinal marijuana patients and providers. This unexpected political clash exposes the economic and human impact of an already controversial subject.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Blackman, Josh.

Summary: " This inside story of the legal challenge to Obamacare from a conservative constitutional lawyer involved in the movement is a brilliant mixture of legal, political, and media intrigue capped by a truly consequential Supreme Court decision"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7302 BLA

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

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

Evans, Colin

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.1 EVA

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

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Okrent, Daniel

Summary: Eugenicist arguments ranking the presumed genetic virtue of various ethnic groups helped keep hundreds of thousands of Jews, Italians, and other unwanted groups out of the United States for more than forty years. By 1921 Vice President Calvin Coolidge declared that 'biological laws' had proven the inferiority of southern and eastern Europeans; the restrictive law that remained U.S. policy until...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7304 OKR

Wexler, Richard

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 1990

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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

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

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

Fisher, TJ.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morgana Press 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712.60976 FISH

Kline, Barbara

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 KLI

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly

Summary: Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HUN

Wilkinson, Alec

Contents: The blessing of the fleet -- The riverkeeper -- The uncommitted crime.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 WIL

Karlawish, Jason

Summary: "A comprehensive and revelatory book on one of today's most prevalent illnesses. In 2019, 5.8 million Americans had Alzheimer's, and more than half a million will die of Alzheimer's disease dementia. 16 million caregivers are responsible for paying as much as half of the $226 billion annual costs of their care. As more people live beyond their seventies and eighties, the number of patients will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 KAR

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