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Linke, Dorit

Summary: Expelled from their secondary school in East Germany because of their rebellious attitudes, Hanna and Andreas plan to escape by swimming across the cold and choppy waters of the Baltic Sea in a harrowing twenty-five hour journey to freedom in West Germany. Hanna is an accomplished distance swimmer, Andreas is not, and the danger of being caught, drowning, or dying of exhaustion is very real--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC LIN

Yogis, Jaimal

Summary: "When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real--especially when the egg hatches overnight."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YOG

Cox, Lynne

Summary: At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland. At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men's and women's world records for swimming the English Channel-a thirty-three-mile crossing in nine hours, thirty-six minutes. At eighteen, she swam the twenty-mile Cook Strait between North and South Islands of New Zealand, was caught on a massive swell,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COX, LYNNE COX

Laughlin, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Total Immersion, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 LAU

Dean, Penny Lee

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 Dean 1998

Singh, Simran Jeet

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

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

Currinder, Michael

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Leo Coughlin's life is increasingly stressful because his autistic older brother Caleb's behavior is becoming more bizarre and even violent, and their parents' marriage is falling apart--but Leo finds an escape in long distance running, and in two new friends: Curtis, himself a potential state champion who teaches him the strategy of running, and Mary, his would-be girlfriend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Currinder 2017

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: Over the course of a year, the lives of two women--Sile, a flight attendant and world traveler, and Jude, a young archivist stubbornly attached to the town of Ireland, Ontario--intersect, in a story that reveals the joys and sorrows of a long-distance relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Albertalli, Becky

Summary: "It's been more than a year since Simon and Blue turned their anonymous online flirtation into an IRL relationship, and just a few months since Abby and Leah's unforgettable night at senior prom. Now the Creekwood High crew are first years at different colleges, navigating friendship and romance the way their story began--on email."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Berentson, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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McDougall, Christopher

Summary: McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.4209721 MCD

Cotugno, Katie

Summary: One conversation can change everything. Meg has her entire life set up perfectly: she and her best friend, Emily, plan to head to Cornell together in the fall, and she volunteers at a voter registration call center in her Philadelphia suburb. But everything changes when one of those calls connects her to a stranger from small-town Ohio. Colby is stuck in a rut, reeling from a family tragedy and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COT

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COT

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the superrich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOY

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOY

Walker, Adrian J.

Summary: Follows the experiences of a man stranded on the wrong side of the country who pushes his limits to traverse more than five hundred miles of devastated wasteland to return to his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2006

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

Schlink, Bernhard

Summary: "Abandoned by her parents, Olga is raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, endearing but uncompromising, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that sees women as second-best. When Olga falls in love with Herbert, a local aristocrat obsessed with gaining all the power, glory and greatness the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Witemeyer, Karen

Summary: Grace Mallory is tired of running, of hiding. But when an old friend sends an after-hours telegraph transmission warning Grace that the man who has hunted her for nearly a year has discovered her location, she fears she has no choice. She can't let the villain she believes responsible for her father's death release his wrath in Harper's Station, the town that has sheltered her and blessed her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WIT

Bybee, Catherine

Summary: "Mary Kildare knows how to read people. It's both why she makes a great therapist and why she refuses to trust the average bachelor. Staying fiercely independent has been her primary relationship strategy-- until wealthy playboy pilot (and commitmentphobe) Glen Fairchild reappears in her life. After a yearlong teasing tug-of-war, Mary and Glen test the waters of attraction, only to find that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BYB

Schweblin, Samanta

Summary: "A visionary novel about the collision of technology and play, horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale. They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of Senegal, town squares of Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv,bedrooms in Ohio. They're following you. They're everywhere now. They're us. In Samanta Schweblin's wildly imaginative new novel, Little Eyes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SPA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Spa

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SPA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Sparks

Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: Three families face different trials of faith in the course of one summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KIN

Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SPA

Eskeets, Edison

Summary: "The Navajo tribe, the Diné, are the largest tribe in the United States and live across the American Southwest. But over a century ago, they were nearly wiped out by the Long Walk, a forced removal of most of the Diné people to a military-controlled reservation in New Mexico. The summer of 2018 marked the 150th anniversary of the Navajos' return to their homelands. One Navajo family and their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2021

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