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Germer, Fawn

Summary: "A street smart, inspiring, practical and utterly honest book for renewing or resuming your career. Millions of mid- and late-career professionals are wondering why our careers are dying. We've been fired, downsized, job-eliminated, or we've left work voluntarily to raise children, care for loved ones, or go to school. Our unemployment rate is more than three times the national average. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2016

Herrington, Lisa M.

Summary: "Introduces the reader to what a cavity is, how to prevent them, and what happens when you get one"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 617.6 HER

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.12 BOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650 BOL

Bolles, Richard Nelson

Summary: In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 650 BOL
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650 BOL

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLI

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Korte, Steven

Summary: "In the 1930s, Warner Brothers studios introduced the world to the Looney Tunes. A witty rabbit named Bugs, a stuttering pig named Porky, and an erratic duck named Daffy are just some of the characters that have left audiences hysterically laughing for almost a century. The animated short films, starring some of the most iconic cartoon characters in history, went on to have a second, long life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 KOR

Altucher, James

Summary: "Entrepreneur, angel investor, and bestselling author James Altucher busts the myth of the 10,000-hour rule to achieving mastery by offering dozens of techniques that will inspire entrepreneurs, mid-career professionals, and those just starting out to experiment with their passions, pursue their dreams, and quickly master the skills they need to succeed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Summary: "Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack--the Warner brothers--turned a storefront that used a sheet for a screen into a dream factory rooted in the credo of educate, entertain and enlighten. In this fascinating documentary, filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Garber, Elizabeth W.

Summary: "This haunting memoir describes visionary architect Woodie Garber's descent into madness and follows Elizabeth's inspiring journey to emerge from her abuse, gain understanding and freedom from her father's control, and go on to become a loving mother and a healer who helps others"--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 GARBER, ELIZABETH W GAR

Moore, Wes

Summary: "Wes Moore's remarkable bestseller The Other Wes Moore ends when Wes completes his journey from a fatherless delinquent to college graduate and heads off to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. But what happens next? Next, he had to figure out the answer to the question: What is your work? More than finding a job, he had to find the work he was meant to do. For the next decade, Wes traced a path...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MOO

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Rector 2014

Janssen, Mary Beth

Summary: Real wellness isn't just the absence of injury or illness. Janssen shares a consciousness- and compassion- based system for navigating wholeness in mind, body, and soul. This whole-body approach is the start of a vital, fulfilled life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Ethos 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.5 JAN

Kiner, Mikaela

Summary: Female Firebrands is an honest, modern, and solutions-oriented guide for dealing with situations working women know all too well: sexual harassment, not being taken seriously, and being talked over, passed over, underpaid, and underappreciated. Mid-career professional women will read this book and know they're not alone. Women earlier in their careers can save years of heartache and frustration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 KIN

Falconer, Ian.

Summary: Dream Big, starring Olivia, is great for anyone looking for a new direction, encouragement, or for anyone starting a new chapter in life. Whether she's taming a lion or building a sandcastle as tall as a skyscraper, Olivia's boundless imagination and courageous spirit are an inspiration to all. Dream Big pairs more than 30 of Ian Falconer's illustrations with motivational musings from really...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Falconer

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "This is the story of President Jimmy Carter's post-presidency, the most admired and productive in the nation's history. through The Carter Center, which he and Rosalynn Carter founded in 1982, he and his dedicated colleagues have fought neglected diseases, waged peace in war zones, monitored elections in troubled nations, and built hope among some of the most forgotten and needy people in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9260 CAR

Parker, Mary-Louise.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A wonderfully unconventional literary debut from the award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker. An extraordinary literary work, Dear Mr. You renders the singular arc of a woman's life through letters Mary-Louise Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today. Beginning with the grandfather she never knew, the letters range from a missive to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARKER, MARY-LOUISE PAR

Parker, Mary-Louise

Summary: Mary-Louise Parker renders the singular arc of a woman's life through letters she composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today. Beginning with the grandfather she never knew, the letters range from a missive to the beloved priest from her childhood to remembrances of former lovers to an homage to a firefighter she encountered to a heartfelt communication...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PARKER, MARY-LOUISE Par

Parker, Mary-Louise

Summary: "An unconventional literary work that renders the singular arc of a woman's life through letters the award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today and which reveal the complexity and power to be found in relationships both loving and fraught"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 PARKER, MARY-LOUISE PAR

Funk, Kristi

Summary: "A comprehensive guide to total breast health from the go-to breast care expert for Good Morning America and The Doctors. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of their lives, and breast cancer is the #1 killer of women ages 20-59. But did you know that only 15 percent of those diagnosed have a single relative with breast cancer? For most of us, family history...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.994 FUN

Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAR

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter's loving, admiring, wry homage to Miss Lillian Carter, who championed the underdog always, even when her son was president. A registered nurse, pecan grower, university housemother, Peace Corps volunteer, public speaker, and renowned raconteur, Miss Lillian ignored the mores and prejudices of the racially segregated South of the Great Depression years. She was an avid supporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.926 CAR

Schiff, David.

Summary: Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was the foremost composer of classical music in America during the second half of the 20th century. Over the course of a career that spanned seven decades, he consistently produced works that critics hailed as creatively daring, intellectually demanding, and emotionally complex. Distancing himself from the various "schools" and movements that grew and waned in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, ELLIOTT SCH

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