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Klages, Ellen

Summary: It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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

Nesbit, TaraShea.

Summary: "Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London, Chicago--and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret, including what their husbands were doing at the lab. They lived in barely finished houses with P.O. box...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Summary: Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CLI

Lassieur, Allison

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J917.3 LAS

Eliasberg, Jan

Summary: "Berlin, 1938. Groundbreaking physicist Dr. Hannah Weiss is on the verge of the greatest discovery of the 20th century: splitting the atom. She understands that the energy released by her discovery can power entire cities or destroy them. Hannah believes the weapon's creation will secure an end to future wars, but as a Jewish woman living under the harsh rule of the Third Reich, her research is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: A spy thriller on the making of the atom bomb. The protagonist, counter-intelligence officer Michael Connolly, investigates the murder of a security officer at the Los Alamos compound in 1940s New Mexico. He has an affair with the wife of a foreign physicist and uncovers a spy at the highest level. A first novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Long, Jeff.

Summary: When he opens an ancient relic, a wealthy artifact collector accidentally unleashes a virulent airborne plague that threatens to annihilate all life on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Yang, Kao Kalia

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In the 1960s when Kalia's mother, Chue, was born, the US was actively recruiting Hmong Laotians to assist with CIA efforts in Laos's Secret War. By the time Chue was a teenager, the US had completely vacated Laos, and the country erupted into genocidal attacks on the Hmong people, who were perceived as traitorous for their involvement. Notably, from 1964-1973, Laos became victim to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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DeBuys, William

Summary: "In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in 50 years. Rare then and rarer now, no westerner had glimpsed a live saola before Pulitzer Prize finalist and nature writer William deBuys and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 590 DEB

Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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

Mansfield, Stephen

Summary: "A book about the history, geography, culture, religion, etc. of Laos"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.4 MAN

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Curvaceous sixteen-year-old Xiomara Batista discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her fiercely religious mother's view of women, as well as her relationship to a world dominated by rape-culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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

Alessandri, Alexandra

Summary: "English just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers her native Spanish. As she prepares for a new school, she knows she's going to have to learn. Her first day is uncomfortable, until she employs her crayons and discovers there's more than one way to communicate with new friends"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALE

Montague, Liz

Summary: Rose, Amethyst, and Lavender, fifth-year students at the Brooklyn School of Magic, need to pass the Equinox Test in order to move up to Middle Magic--but they soon face self-doubts, a cheating scandal, and trouble brewing in the magical community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2024

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all -- the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a Roman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done -- Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.)

Summary: Nikki Tate's father has been on death row for killing his best friend in a gambling dispute, but he has always maintained his innocence, and now his conviction has been overturned and he is back at the casino, where high school junior Nikki has been operating illegal poker games in the hopes of saving enough money to get out of Vegas after graduation--and now he is determined to find the real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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

Wood, A. J.

Summary: Little Llama becomes friends with Chinchilla when the tiny animal offers to help her find the sweet grass at the top of a mountain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Cat Publishing, an imprint of ABRAMS 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum Publications 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Pen pals Molly and Olive consider themselves best friends even though they have never actually met because Molly lives in New York City and Olive lives on a farm in Iowa--but when Olive finds a diamond bracelet in the grass the two girls start to wonder if they can finally get the money for one of them to visit the other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH WIL

Love, Jessica

Summary: How can your life change when you break the rules every now and then? Hannah Cho is about to find out when she impulsively decides to road trip to Las Vegas, her older sister and BFF in tow, to surprise Nick Cooper and finally declare her more-than-friend feelings for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Cotterill, Colin

Summary: "Between getting into a tangle with a corrupt local judge, and discovering a disturbing black-market business, Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos and his friend Inspector Phosy have their hands full in the thirteenth installment of Colin Cotterill's quirky, critically acclaimed series. Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos, may have more experience dissecting bodies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COT

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