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Cassidy, Sara

Summary: "A simple board book that introduces little ones to the concept of metaphor."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD CAS

Moore, Beth

Summary: "Join bestselling author Beth Moore in her life-changing quest of vine-chasing-and learn how everything changes when you discover the true meaning of a fruitful, God-pleasing, meaning-filled life. Most of us have times when, if we are honest, we'd admit to feeling like our lives are embarrassingly small and insignificant. Times when it seems like we're going through a whole lot of pain and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.4 MOO

Sontag, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books/Doubleday 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.461 SON

Campbell, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.13 CAM

Deutscher, Guy

Summary: "Language is mankind's greatest invention--except, of course, that it was never invented." So begins linguist Deutscher's investigation into the genesis and evolution of language. If we started off with rudimentary utterances on the level of "man throw spear," how did we end up with sophisticated grammars, enormous vocabularies, and intricately nuanced degrees of meaning? Drawing on recent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 401 DEU

Claiborne, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 422.03 Claiborne

Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: Provides an introduction to similes and metaphors, discussing grammar rules and word usage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.042 HEI

Summary: Join Dr. Emily Zarka, who studies literature and film through the lens of monsters, as she deconstructs some of the most significant moments in zombie pop culture over the last 200 years to reveal what these creatures say about people. From our fears and conflicts to political uprisings, stories about zombies offer a way to better understand how ultimately, the monster feared the most is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV EXH

Borg, Marcus J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.61 BOR

Sontag, Susan

Summary: An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time. Susan Sontag was the most influential critic of her time. This second volume in Library of America's definitive Sontag edition gathers all the collected essays and speeches from her last quarter-century, brilliant works whose subjects, from the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, the Iraq...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 SON

Summary: The essence of poetry, metaphors unite disparate objects and ideas, resulting in a new perception of reality. In this program, contemporary Mexican poets Alberto Blanco, Luis Cortes Bargallo, and Jose Luis Rivas discuss the creation and use of the metaphor in their own poetry and in the poetic traditions of their homeland. Stunning visuals and computer graphics accompanying the poets' readings...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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McCloud, Carol.

Summary: Children from around the world ask to be loved through the metaphor of filling a bucket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ferne Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC

In Flames (Musical group)

Contents: Reroute to remain -- System -- Drifter -- Trigger -- Cloud connected -- Transparent -- Dawn of a new day -- Economic -- Minus -- Dismiss the cynics -- Free fall -- Dark signs -- Metaphor -- Black & white.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nuclear Blast 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK INF

Lively, Penelope

Summary: "From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life Penelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literature, and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir. From the courtyards of her childhood home in Cairo to a family cottage in Somerset, to her own gardens in Oxford and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 823 LIV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIVELY, PENELOPE LIV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lively 2018

Scheinman, Jenny

Contents: The rabbi's lover -- Dance party -- Seating of the bride -- Firn de mekhutonnim aheym -- The shofar place -- Rafi's song -- Diaspora metaphor -- Motherlap -- The burro.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tzadik 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SCH

Summary: The effect of Jane Hirshfield's reading is almost transcendental, like the sound of distant echoes in a canyon. "I know that many of my poems don't evoke clapping," she says, "and I want to assure you that I take silence as a high compliment. In this program, Bill Moyers and Ms. Hirshfield discuss topics including her experience as a practitioner of Zen and the relative merits of sound and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Art of Noise (Musical group)

Contents: Il pleure (at the turn of the century) -- Born on a Sunday -- Dreaming in colour -- On being blue -- Continued in colour -- Rapt: in the evening air -- Metaforce -- The holy egoism of genius -- La flpute de Pan -- Metaphor on the floor -- Approximate mood swing no: 2 -- Pause -- Out of this world (version 138) -- Metaforce -- Metaforce: the sighs of a metaphor (remix by Roni Size) -- Metaforce:...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Records 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK ART

Suri, Manil.

Summary: In a novel that incorporates elements of Hindu mythology, an apartment building becomes a metaphor for the divisions and cultural clashes of modern India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUR

Lively, Penelope

Summary: "Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her own life in gardens, and an exploration of gardens in literature and of other writers and their gardens"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LIVELY, PENELOPE LIV

McCulloch, Gretchen

Summary: "A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured by the shape of our apps and platforms, from the grammar of status updates to the protocols of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.23 MCC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 McCulloch 2019

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