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Strout, Elizabeth.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In a small town in New England, a girl has an affair with her schoolteacher. Amy Goodrow lives with her protective single mother and the novel examines the way the scandal affects their relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

Ulrich, Laurel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 ULR

Gorton, Wendy

Summary: The latest entry into the bestselling 50 Hikes with Kids series highlights the most kid-friendly trails in New England. It offers all the basics--maps, length of hike, things to see along the trail--plus fun extras that will foster a curiosity about the region's flora, fauna, and geology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press, Incorporated 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.51 GOR

Foster, David R.

Summary: In 1977 David Foster took to the woods of New England to build a cabin with his own hands. Along with a few tools he brought a copy of the journals of Henry David Thoreau. Foster was struck by how different the forested landscape around him was from the one Thoreau described more than a century earlier. The sights and sounds that Thoreau experienced on his daily walks through 19th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 FOS

Anderson, Robert Charles

Summary: "Covering individuals not included in previous Great Migration compendia, this complete survey lists the names of all known to have come to New England during the Great Migration period, 1620-1640. Each entry provides the name of the head of household, English or European origin (if known), date of migration, principal residences in New England, and the best available sources of information for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.374 Anderson

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALC

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: The story of the joys and trials of the March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy that they encountered through their youth and young womanhood in and around their New England Home and how they attempted to support the family while their Father is away at war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Easton Press 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

Buehrens, John A.

Summary: Conflagration illuminates the connections between key members of the Transcendentalist circle--including James Freeman Clarke, Elizabeth Peabody, Caroline Healey Dall, Elizabeth Stanton, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Theodore Parker, and Margaret Fuller--who created a community dedicated to radical social activism. These authors and activists laid the groundwork for democratic and progressive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 141.3 BUE

Lamb, Wally.

Summary: Dominick Birdsey, a forty-year-old housepainter living in Three Rivers, Connecticut, finds his subdued life greatly disturbed when his identical twin brother Thomas, a paranoid schizophrenic, commits a shocking act of self-mutilation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Summary: Two neighbors in a small New England town go to war when one of them decides to decorate his house with a so many Christmas lights that they are visible from space. The neighborhood is turned upside down as the families try to discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday D

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEC

Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Kull, Andrew

Summary: New England Cemeteries highlights the cultural treasures to be found within this regions graveyards. There are 260 cemeteries worth visiting, and New England Cemeteries will route you to them. -from book jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: S. Greene Press 1975

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.574 Kull

Connolly, Sheila.

Summary: Some baby-faced chefs are looking to open a restaurant in Granford. They plan on using local foods--great news for city girl banker-turned-orchard owner Meg Corey. Yet when one of the chefs is found dead, Meg discovers they may have a locally grown killer on their hands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P CON

Junger, Sebastian.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The incredible true account of the most extraordinary storm of the 20th century, this is the story of a tempest born from so rare a combination of factors it was deemed "perfect" and of the doomed fishing boat with her crew of six that was helpless in the midst of a force beyond comprehension.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.45 JUN

Wessels, Tom

Summary: This is a field guide that residents and visitors, landowners and foresters, students and hikers, and anyone who walks in the woods of the Northeast can use to discern the history of virtually any piece of land. What is the evidence: Are trees old or young? Are they standing or have they fallen? Did they snap mid-trunk or tip up with their roots? What is the human footprint on the land -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.30974 WES

Summary: Terror hits home in this harrowing psychological thriller that will chill you to the bone. Recently widowed child psychologist Mary Portman lives an isolated existence caring for her bedridden stepson in rural New England. But when a young boy Mary is treating goes missing in a snowstorm and is presumed dead, she becomes convinced that his ghost is haunting her, and soon Mary's grip on reality...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: 1n a sleepy little New England village stands a dark, weather-beaten, many-gabled house. This brooding mansion is haunted by a centuries-old curse that casts the shadow of ancestral sin upon the last four members of the distinctive Pyncheon family of Salem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Press 1963

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAW

Shreve, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Shrev

Summary: Set in New England during the Civil War, it chronicles the lives and loves of Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth, four sisters who must rely on each other for strength in the face of tragedies both large and small, after their father leaves for battle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LIT

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Alcott, Louisa May

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ALC

Jacobson-Hardy, Michael

Summary: This text documents, through photographs and words, the changing world of manual labour in late 20th-century New England. It gives voice to the workers themselves, the women and men who have been affected most by recent social and economic transformation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 331.2 JAC

Pearl, Tobey

Summary: "A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history--set in the 1600s in colonial New England against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay), an explosive trial whose outcome changed the course of history, ended a two-year war, and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PEA

Savage, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Publishing Company 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.374 SA

Shreve, Anita.

Summary: In 1890s Boston, a 15-year-old upper-class girl is banished to a convent following an affair with a married doctor which left her pregnant. The girl is forced to surrender the child for adoption, but she subsequently goes to court to recuperate it, and eventually marries the doctor. A study in the mores and manners of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHR

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