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Resendez, Andres

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Summary: "The story of an uncovered voyage as colorful and momentous as any on record for the Age of Discovery-and of the Black mariner whose stunning accomplishment has been until now lost to history It began with a secret mission, no expenses spared. Spain, plotting to break Portugal's monopoly trade with the fabled Orient, set sail from a hidden Mexican port to cross the Pacific--and then,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Bree, Marlin

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marlor Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.13 BRE

Kephart, Beth

Summary: If eleven-year-old Sara and her brother Hawk can complete a task involving the reclusive author renting out the silo on their farm for the summer, they will receive reward money that will pay for Sara's life-saving surgery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Bree, Marlin

Summary: The author tells of his three month adventure sailing alone on Lake Superior in his twenty-foot wooden sailboat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C.N. Potter 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.749 BRE

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Farina, Katy

Summary: Another graphic novel in this fun series spin-off of The Baby-sitters Club, featuring Kristy's little stepsister! Karen is having a terrible day. Her favorite jeans are missing, there's no prize in the Crunch-O cereal box, and Boo-Boo the cat won't play with her. She even gets punished and sent to her room! Karen tries everything to make her day better, but nothing is going right and her bad...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 BAB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC FAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAB

Taliaferro, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.802 TAL

Cahalan, Susannah.

Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and her medical records, chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all, showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.832 CAH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CAH

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAHALAN, SUSANNAH CAH

Summary: Major Sinclair Yeates is a retired English army officer who becomes a Resident Magistrate in pre-independence West Ireland. Living in a ramshackle country house surrounded by the community's eccentric inhabitants, Major Yeates struggles to apply judicial logic in a country where the inevitable never happens, but the improbable frequently does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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

O'Neill, Dan (Daniel T.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1799 ONE

Summary: Bullets bounce off him. Criminal masterminds can't outfox him. Even the destructive gizmos dreamed up by mad scientists can't blast him into atoms. Superman has the strength and courage to defeat all foes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ADV

Smith, Jeff

Summary: A graphic novel which presents the story of the Bone cousins who try to save ancient Atheia from The Hooded One but the time is short, and they must hurry before the city is totally destroyed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix / Scholastic 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SMI

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1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Smith 2008

Freeman, Anna Harber

Summary: "The most renowned Native American Indian potter of her time, Maria Poveka Martinez learned pottery as a child under the guiding hands of her Ko-ōo, her aunt. She grew up to discover a new firing technique that turned her pots black and shiny, and made them-and Maria-famous. This inspiring story of family and creativity illuminates how Maria's belief in sharing her love of clay brought success...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAR

Maran, Meredith

Summary: A lusty, kickass post-divorce memoir, one woman's story of starting over at 60 in youth-obsessed, beauty-obsessed Hollywood. After the death of her best friend, the loss of her life s savings, and the collapse of her once-happy marriage, Meredith Maran whom Anne Lamott calls insightful, funny, and human leaves her San Francisco freelance writer's life for a 9-to-5 job in Los Angeles. Determined...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARAN, MEREDITH MAR

Smith, Morgan

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 974.71 SMI

Sazaklis, John

Summary: His parents have placed the perpetually hungry Billy on a strict diet--no junk food--and despite the trouble it causes him, it looks like he will be in shape for the annual school jump-a-thon--which is interrupted by a trio of teenage thieves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SAZ

Tougias, Mike

Summary: "In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. When the Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls, they immediately dispatched a patrol rescue boat. But within an hour, the Coast Guard rescue boat was in as much trouble as the tanker--both paralyzed in unrelenting seas. Enter Captain Frank Quirk who was compelled to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.4 TOU

Earhardt, Ainsley

Summary: A celebration of the enduring power of love, told in lullaby form. The author shares her own hopes and dreams, and lets her child know that whatever challenges life brings, "Before you were born, Before you came to be, I dreamed a love song..." and "Take heart, my child, I will-- or, my love will-- always be there for you." It's a universal message, one that all readers will relate to. This...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EAR

Law, Andrew

Summary: Jumping rope makes being active easy and fun. In this charming book, a young girl spends the afternoon jumping rope with friends in her neighborhood. The familiar setting and relatable narrator help readers make connections with the text. Accessible language is perfect for young children who are just learning to read. A picture glossary and index introduce readers to important nonfiction text...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN LAW

Pingayak, John

Summary: A reporter and a Greenpeace activist help rescue gray whales who are becoming trapped in rapidly forming ice while on their way to the ocean.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BIG RATED PG-13

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Uses the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. a reference to examine the history of the United States from 1948 to 1976.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.92 Isa

Martin, Wednesday.

Summary: "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTIN, WEDNESDAY MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Martin 2015

Lemelman, Martin.

Summary: A memoir in graphic novel form. Lemelman, the son of Holocaust survivors, describes his experiences growing up in Brooklyn, NY in the 1950's and 1960's.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2010

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEM

Summary: A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOU

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