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Manzoor, Sarfraz

Summary: As a teenager, Manzoor tried to reconcile being both British and Muslim. After his best friend introduced him to the music of Bruce Springsteen at age sixteen, he found a lens through which he could view his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Departures, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brainstorm Media 2017

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

Milton, Edith.

Contents: Getting there -- Eggs -- The second year of the war -- Leeds -- Down in the forest -- Mutti and Pappi -- The tiger in the attic -- Jesus and me -- Dried eggs and puberty -- War and peace -- Saint Bride's -- Leaving -- Ocean crossing -- Chamber music -- Understanding Mother -- Weather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 MILTON, EDITH MIL

Javaherbin, Mina

Summary: "While Mina is growing up in Iran, the center of her world is her grandmother. Whether visiting friends next door, going to the mosque for midnight prayers during Ramadan, or taking an imaginary trip around the planets, Mina and her grandma are never far apart. At once deeply personal and utterly universal, Mina Javaherbin's words make up a love letter of the rarest sort: the kind that shares a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAV

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JAV

Mir, Saira

Summary: Introduces nineteen Muslim women from all around the world who have found their callings in a vast range of fields, from social justice to competitive sports to the entertainment industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2019

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Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Picking up where Infidel, her last memoir, left off, Ayaan Hirsi Ali chronicles her struggle with culture shock as she adapts to life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Ali 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIRSI ALI, AYA HIR

Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Picking up where Infidel, her last memoir, left off, Ayaan Hirsi Ali chronicles her struggle with culture shock as she adapts to life in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster / Audioworks 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.89 HIRSI ALI, AYAAN Hir

Denyer, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry Abrams 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 Denyer

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: Documents the author's conversion from all-American atheist to Islam, a journey marked by her decision to relocate to Cairo, romance with a passionate young Egyptian, and her efforts to balance the virtues of both cultures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILSON, G. WILLOW WIL

Summary: Twenty-three illustrators of children's literature discuss their lives, inspirations, and creative backgrounds and present photographs of themselves and their work spaces along with examples of their illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.642 Artist

Gehrke-White, Donna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 GEH

Woolf, Jenny.

Summary: A portrait of the author of "Alice in Wonderland" analyzes contradictory aspects of his character, tapping recently discovered sources to set Carroll's life in the context of Victorian England, and assesses his financial difficulties and his relationship with the real Alice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARROLL, LEWIS WOO

Smith, Niki

Summary: There are few who have made a mark on 2018 quite like BTS, the seven member Korean K-Pop group that is singlehandedly reviving the Age of the Boyband with their electric tracks, explosive dance routines and unnervingly perfect hair. BTS may have been catapulted to international acclaim this year, but there's still a whole world of facts and stories from the six years it took for them to become...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pillr Box Red Publishing Ltd. 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 782.42 SMI

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

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

Greenberg, Amy S.

Summary: At the same time as the Woman's Rights convention was taking place at Seneca Falls in 1848, First Lady Sarah Childress Polk was wielding influence unprecedented for a woman. Yet, while history remembers the women of the convention, it has all but forgotten Sarah Polk. Now, Amy Greenberg brings her story into vivid focus. We see her father raising her on the frontier to discuss politics and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 POLK, SARAH GRE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Warne 1987

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 POT

Lear, Linda J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Potter

Sullivan, Teresa

Summary: When Mikey is young, the Sullivans are a closely knit unit, all of them devoted to caring for her. But as Mikey grows older, she also grows increasingly violent. By the time she's twelve, institutionalization is the only available option--and without the shared purpose of caring for Mikey, the family begins to unravel. As her family falls apart, Teresa searches for relief and connection during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SUL

Pemberton, Steve

Summary: "Steve was only a toddler when his babysitter jotted down these fateful words: 'This little boy doesn't have a chance in the world.' But, despite years of being abandoned, neglected, and forgotten, Steve discovers an unexpected strength to endure and a fierce determination to find his real family and to create a new life for himself. A stirring account of courage, hope, and victory, A Chance in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PEMBERTON, STEVE PEM

Holden, Wendy

Summary: "#1 International Bestseller When Owen met Haatchi, the lives of one adorable little boy and one great, big dog were destined to change forever. Owen--known to his family as "little buddy" or "Little B"--has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends. Haatchi--an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636 HOL

Summary: "In a time when people were ruthlessly persecuted and killed, some were able to make it through alive. Whether it was thanks to lucky twists of fate or the loving sacrifices of others, they lived to tell their stories, which serve as reminders to never allow such a tragedy to happen again. These are the unbelievable true stories of six children, in their own words, of how they survived one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Explore 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 SHA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC SHA

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mary 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAR

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

Kurkjian, Stephen A.

Summary: "In a secret meeting in 1981, a master thief named Louis Royce gave career gangster Ralph Rossetti the tip of a lifetime. As a kid, Royce had visited the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and made a habit of sneaking in at night to find a good place to sleep. He knew the Museum's security was lax, and he gave this information to a boss of the Boston criminal underworld. It took years before the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 KUR

Maslin, Abby

Summary: "Abby Maslin shares an inspiring story of resilience and commitment in a deeply affecting new memoir. After her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, the couple worked together as he recovered--and they learned to love again. When Abby Maslin's husband, TC, didn't make it home on August 18, 2012, she knew something was terribly wrong. Her fears were confirmed when she learned that her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MASLIN, ABBY MAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MASLIN MAS