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Montanari, Donata.

Summary: Twelve children from different countries describe how they live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 390 MON

Katsoulis, Gregory Scott

Summary: "On the day she went silent, Speth never meant for anyone to follow her lead--or to start a rebellion of Silents. But after taking down the tyrant Silas Rog and freeing the city from his grasp, everyone is looking to Speth for answers she doesn't have. All she wants is to find her parents, who are shackled to a lifetime of servitude in exchange for a debt they can never repay. But how can Speth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

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

Ingalls, Ann

Summary: Examines the ways in which birthdays are celebrated in various countries around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 ING

Summary: "Following a bloody conflict between her clan and that of the "men from the land of ice", Maïna (Roseanne Supernault) the daughter of Grand Chief Mishtenapuu (Graham Greene), sets off on a mission to rescue a captured boy - little knowing her actions will result in the poignant meeting of two of America's founding nations. A truly epic tale of adventure and romance in a time before European...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Cosson, M. J.

Summary: Explores some of the ways in which Easter's celebrated in various countries around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J 394.2667 COS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.2 COS

Demers, Dominique.

Summary: 3500 years ago, Maina a young Indian woman, the daughter of a tribe named the Nearly Wolves. In the vast landscape she travels over, from the forest to the sea, she is obliged to struggle in an environment which is as generous as it is merciless. Finding food and shelter, making clothes, defending themselves and keeping warm, such are the daily tasks of the Nearly Wolves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ekstasis Editions 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEM

Turner, Priscilla.

Summary: When X and Y crash in the land of Wontoo, they cannot understand how the Numbers live the way they do, until they not only get used to it, but decide they want to stay in Wontoo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1999

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: P-J Basket TUR

Broom, Jenny

Summary: Celebrates everyday similarities and differences that exist between people throughout the world, inviting readers to peek through windows, open doors, and delve underground by opening flaps on every spread.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Picture Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 390 BRO

Malaspina, Ann

Summary: A look at some of the customs people around the world have for lost teeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.353 MAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.2 MAL

Cosson, M. J.

Summary: Examines several of the ways in which wishes are made in various parts of the world, including blowing dandelion fluff, tossing coins in water, and tying pieces of cloth to trees.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.41 COS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.2 COS

Summary: People who are anonymous and whose lives are usually ignored in traditional historical accounts are no less important than more prominent individuals in influencing the flow of events. These ordinary, but often heroic, people are the focus of this course. Each of the 48 lectures looks at history from a nontraditional perspective, that of the weak and marginalized-- the poor, sick, disabled, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Courses 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930 OTH
Call number: DVD 930 OTH

Kesselring, Susan

Summary: Explores independence and other origination holidays in various countries around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.26 KES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.2 KES

Pinkham, Sophie

Summary: "This captivating and original narrative blends politics, history, and reportage in a street-level account of a vexing and troubled region. In the tradition of Elif Batuman and Ian Frazier, Black Square presents an evocative, multidimensional portrait of Ukrainian life under the shadow of Putin. In vivid, original prose, Sophie Pinkham draws us into the fascinating lives of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 PIN

Summary: A celebration of wine, food and good times. Joseph tours the UNESCO World Heritage town of Bordeaux and the small wine making and exporting villages that comprise the region. Along the way he indulges in romantic castle visits, gourmet dinners, and spectacular encounters with the history, art, and music of the area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 914.4 FRA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Monroe County, Wisconsin, Heritage Book Committee 1984

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377554 Monroe

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Summary: While 'paradise' is a word freely bantered about in the travel world, the Cook Islands is a traveler₂s paradise. With its turquoise waters, sugar white beaches, colorful history, special island lifestyle, and a homegrown welcome beyond belief, it is a genuine breath of fresh air in a universe of travel-brochure hyperbole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 919 COO

Summary: "Joseph crisscrosses Armenia to ancient sites where some of the world's oldest artifacts have been discovered. From roadside fruit stands to riverside wine stalls and bustling markets, Joseph is welcomed into local homes to witness traditional artisans at work and join in religious and communal celebrations that inspire, enlighten and reveal the Armenian heart and soul"--Amazon.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.7 ARM

Summary: Joseph visits ancient burial sites, historic churches as well as the markets and homes of present-day Armenians. He joins in religious and communal celebrations which offer a view into the Armenian heart and soul. Every archeological site offers viewers insights into how the Armenians of the distant and near past lived, and what is discovered are mirrors which reflect on the present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 914.7 ARM

Natsume, Sōseki

Summary: "Botchan is a modern young man from the Tokyo metropolis, sent to the ultra-traditional Matsuyama district as a math teacher after the death of his parents. Cynical, rebellious and immature, Botchan finds himself facing several tests, from the pupils - prone to playing tricks on their new, naive teacher; the staff - vain, immoral, and in danger of becoming a bad influence on Botchan; and from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAT

Summary: Director Robert J. Flaherty journeyed with his wife, Frances, and their children to the South Seas island of Savai'i to capture on film the exotic lifestyles of the Samoan people. In doing so, they resurrected and dramatized the recently vanished customs and struggles of the people just before modernization permanently altered the cultural landscape of the island. In 1975, nearly 50 years after...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Take an aerial pilgrimage to Israel, the world's only Jewish state and Holy Land to three major religions. Stunning footage showcases Israel in all its diverse glory. Witness the magnificence of the country's many holy sites, including the Western Wall, the Temple Mount, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, alongside exotic seaside resorts and the austere beauty of the Judean desert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.6 VIS

Aitken, Mikaela

Summary: It is hard not to feel drawn to Sydney. It's a coastal crowd-pleaser replete with beaches, bays, barbecues and bronzed bodies, after all. Throw in an enviable climate and high quality of life and it's little wonder Sydneysiders are such a relaxed and informal bunch. But the charms of Australia's most populous city go beyond its natural assets and easygoing lifestyle. The Monocle Travel Guide to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2016

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Summary: "The lives of three families change profoundly in the north woods of Michigan, where winters are unforgiving, jobs are hard to come by, and the line between living life and simply surviving is razor-thin ... As racers and their families pin their hopes to a 500-mile-long test of endurance, small trimphs and giant sacrifices are made along the way" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NOR