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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

Grainger, Jean

Summary: "Queenstown, County Cork, Ireland. April 1912. Twelve-year-old Harp Delaney is an unusual child, quiet and intelligent far beyond her years. She would rather spend her days in the library of the grand Georgian house that she sees as her home than playing on the streets with other children. Her mother, Rose, is the reserved and ladylike housekeeper at the Cliff House. The local women envy her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Grainger

Hutchison, Patricia

Summary: An overview of Day of the Dead, from the origin of the celebration to how it is practiced today. Clear, interesting text and vibrant photos grab and hold readers' interest, and QR Codes in each chapter link to book-specific videos, activities, and more.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.266 HUT

Buhayer, Constantine

Summary: For much of its history Cyprus was regarded as the Cinderella of empires--beautiful, abused, isolated. Today, the island is divided between the Greek-Cypriot south and the Turkish occupied north. However, both sides take pride in a shared "Cypriotness," and are united in their common hopes, pain, memories, music, excellent cuisine, rich history, and majestic landscape.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kuperard 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.693 CYP

Steinbeck, John

Summary: Collects six short novels from one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Sattouf, Riad

Summary: "From the author of The Arab of the Future, comes the first book in a bestselling series of graphic novels that follow the hilarious, heartbreaking, and all painfully true life of a real girl growing up in Paris. Every week, the comic book artist Riad Sattouf has a chat with his friend's 10-year old daughter, Esther. She tells him about her life, her family, her school, her friends, her hopes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: OVS 741.5 SAT

Tope, Lily Rose R.

Summary: "The Southeast Asian nation of the Philippines is made up of thousands of islands and is one of the most populous countries in the world. What is life like for the millions of people who live on these islands? Readers find out as they explore the unique culture of the Philippines. Through focused chapters that detail the nation's geography, history, arts, festivals, food, and more, they broaden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.9 TOP

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

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

Rajendra, Vijeya

Summary: "Australia is filled with beautiful landscapes and friendly people. How does the natural world affect life there? How has life changed in Australia from its earliest days to today? Readers find the answers to these questions and many more about life "down under" as they explore the history, environment, and culture of this popular part of the world. The detailed main text features up-to-date...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 994 RAJ

Goodman, Jim

Summary: "Thailand is a Southeast Asian kingdom once known as Siam. Today, it's a popular tourist destination and a powerful economic force. Readers discover Thailand's past and present in this detailed guide. Featuring meticulously researched main text, engaging sidebars, and fun fact boxes, this reading experience allows readers to dive deeply into the details of Thailand's culture. Helpful maps and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.3 GOO

Balogh, Mary

Summary: "Left unable to walk by a childhood illness, Lady Jennifer, sister of the Duke of Wilby, has grown up to make a happy place for herself in society. Outgoing and cheerful, she has many friends and enjoys the pleasures of high society--even if she cannot dance at balls or stroll in Hyde Park. She is blessed with a large, loving, and protective family. But she secretly dreams of marriage and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2024

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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

Meier, Myka

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

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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

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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: 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: The Child's World 2022

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

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

Stanley, Tim

Summary: The West feels lost. Brexit, Trump, the coronavirus: we hurtle from one crisis to another, lacking definition, terrified that our best days are behind us. The central argument of this book is that we can only face the future with hope if we have a proper sense of tradition – political, social and religious. We ignore our past at our peril. The problem, argues Tim Stanley, is that the Western...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Continuum 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 390 STA

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Summary: "Kids will discover a variety of cultures and traditions from around the globe with these fun, interactive storybooks and activities that allow them to sharpen listening and memory skills, learn geography, and more!"

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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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 - 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

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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

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

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

Ferroa, Peggy Grace

Summary: "Chinese culture is a fascinating mix of ancient and modern, and readers discover how the natural world, government, and history of this vast country have impacted its people for centuries. Featuring the most up-to-date information about life in the most populous country in the world, this focused guide gives readers a comprehensive look at how the past and present come together in China....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951 FER

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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