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Post, Stephen Garrard

Summary: "A new ethics guideline for caregivers of "deeply forgetful people" and a program on how to communicate and connect based on 30 years of community dialogues through Alzheimer's organizations across the globe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2022

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Summary: In this episode of Nova, three women at risk of developing Alzheimer's join a groundbreaking study to try to prevent the disease, while sharing their ups and downs, anxiously watching for symptoms, and hoping they can make a difference.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Contreras, Jorge L.

Summary: "The gripping true story of a Supreme Court civil rights battle to prevent biotech companies from owning the very thing that makes us who we are-our DNA"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7304 CON

Hepworth, Sally

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Summary: Stephen Aston is getting married again. The only problem is, he's still married to his first wife, even though she is in a care facility for dementia. But he'll take care of that easily, by divorcing her, even if his adult daughters protest. Tully and Rachel Aston look upon Heather as nothing but an interloper. Heather is the same age as Rachel and even younger than Tully. Clearly she's a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2022

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Summary: A difficult look at a country whose children are being orphaned at an alarming rate due to AIDS, their lack of education, and how they try to survive living in one of the poorest countries in the world. Includes interviews with President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF I

Downs, Maggie

Summary: "Braver Than You Think is the life-affirming story of how Downs, newly married and established in her career as a journalist, quits her job, sells her belongings, and embarks on the solo trip of a lifetime: Her mother's. Over the course of one year backpacking through seventeen countries - visiting all the places her mother, struck with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, cannot visit herself -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2020

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOWNS, MAGGIE DOW

Mace, Nancy L.

Summary: Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.8 MAC

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the importance of patience and careful planning. Contains questions and guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 RUS

Contents: Listen to me (or I will kick your ass) / Chikondi Salanje -- Women today take care of business / Stefano Nyerenda -- Please, don't kill my child / Thomas Binamo -- A message (I will take you) / Ben Masekese -- Jealous neighbor / Elias Chimenya -- I see the whole world dying of AIDS / Officer Ines Kaunde -- Give me back my child / Henderson Damiano -- The floods / James Justin -- Taking my life...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Six Degrees 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ZOM

Shenkman, Martin M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.338 SHE

Summary: The cold and quirks continue in Cicely, Alaska. Includes all 23 episodes from the third season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: When Mandie Shaw runs away from her log cabin home in 1899, she convinces Cherokee friends to help her escape into the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. After a treacherous journey, they reach the extravagant mansion of Uncle John, only to discover that his ship has been lost at sea. The house staff, headed by caretaker Jason Bond, kindly allows Mandie to remain. When strangers arrive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Multimedia Group 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

LaRocca, Rajani

Summary: "Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she's the only Indian American student, and home, with her family and their community. But Reha's parents don't understand. She feels disconnected from her mother, or Amma. Although their names are linked--Reha means 'star' and Punam means 'moon'--they are a universe apart. Then Reha finds out that her Amma is sick. Really sick. Reha, who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC LAR

Scott, Joyce (Joyce Wallace)

Summary: "An introduction to the life and art of Judith Scott, a renowned artist. Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome. She was deaf, and never learned to speak. She was also a talented artist. Judith was institutionalized until her sister Joyce reunited with her and enrolled her in an art class. Judith went on to become an artist of renown with her work displayed in museums and galleries around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Doskow, Emily

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Summary: Offers guidance to couples with children who are separating, describing the different types of custody options, what factors are considered in custody decisions, how child support is calculated, and how to hire and work with a lawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.01 DOS

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet so Gerald must be patient.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WIL

Dicke, Jim

Summary: Eight or so decades ago, Eilleen Webster was working a math problem on the blackboard of her Dayton, Ohio, classroom when an eraser bounced off a few feet to one side of her. The eraser had been launched by a classmate, Jim Dicke, who with characteristic directness had decided this would be a good way to gain the attention of the young woman standing at the front of the class. It was a hit or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orange Frazer Press 2018

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DICKE DIC

Lehrer, Riva

Summary: "What do we sacrifice in the pursuit of normalcy? And what becomes possible when we embrace monstrosity? In 1958, Riva is one of the first children born with spina bifida to survive. Her parents and doctors are determined to "fix" her, sending the messageover and over again that she is broken. That she will never have a job, a romantic relationship, or an independent life. Enduring countless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEHRER, RIVA LEH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEHERER LEH

Kramer, Richard

Summary: Wesley, a tenth grader, tries to navigate through life, despite having divorced parents, a father who has come out as gay ,and a popular friend who also comes out as gay right after winning a school election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbridled Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Jackson, Richie

Summary: "When Richie Jackson's son born through surrogacy comes out to him at the age of 18, Richie - now in his 50s, a successful producer and happily married - feels compelled to write him a letter. Gay Like Me is both a celebration of gay identity and a sorrowful warning. Jackson talks of his own progress and growth as a gay man coming of age through decades of political and cultural change. We've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, RICHIE JAC

Lavigne, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAV

Ignatieff, Michael.

Summary: A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGN

Maloney, Beth Alison.

Summary: The summer before entering sixth grade, Sammy, a bright and charming boy, suddenly began to exhibit disturbing behaviors. His mother, Beth, already overwhelmed by the responsibility of raising three sons alone, watched helplessly as her middle child descended into madness. Sammy was soon diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and later with Tourette syndrome. Unwilling to accept the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MALONEY, BETH ALISON MAL

Summary: Reunites the endearing, quirky citizens of Cicely, Alaska for the best season yet. Has Joel, Maggie, Chris and the rest of of the town's residents in their most hilarious and heartwarming situations yet - from the arrival of a rock star to a totem pole war to the annual Mosquito Festival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV No 4

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