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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KAT

Summary: In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NOR

Ingalls, Ann

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meier, Myka

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Etiquette tips from an experienced consultant and etiquette partner for high-profile clients. The Five-Step Meier Method goes beyond tradition and custom, however, to include kindness, consideration, and respect. Advice for personal and professional life includes first impressions, being a good guest, networking, table manners, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 395 MEI

Steel, Danielle

Summary: In Danielle Steel's epic new novel, the lives of four generations of women in one family span fortune and loss, motherhood, tragedy and victories. The Parisian design houses in 1928, the crash of 1929, the losses of war, the drug culture of the 1960s-history holds many surprises, and lives are changed forever. For richer or for poorer, in cramped apartments and grand mansions, the treasured...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2020

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Springtime 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEM

Hamen, Susan E.

Summary: "An overview of Lunar New Year, from the origin of the celebration to how it is practiced today." -- Publisher's summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DiscoverRoo, an imprint of Pop! 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.261 HAM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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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

Pinkham, Sophie

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Spencer, Elizabeth

Summary: Over the course of a career that spanned six decades, the southern novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Spencer established herself as one of the finest literary artists of a generation that included Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and Eudora Welty. This definitive volume brings together three remarkable novels: The Voice at the Back Door, her powerful masterpiece about racial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PAL

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents, artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs' childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRENNAN-JOBS BRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B BRE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The American: American Christopher Newman is smart, educated and rich. He is a Civil War veteran and a self made tycoon who goes to Europe to see the 'treasures and entertain' himself. He meets Claire and after the fifth meeting he asks her to marry him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEN

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