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Denise, Anika

Summary: "From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yandolino, Frank.

Summary: "Frank Yandolino rode the hippie counterculture movement alongside visionaries like Artie Kornfeld and Michael Lang, and he helped put together the Woodstock Festival of 1969. This memoir is an account of his life as a hippie, art director, entrepreneur, manager, and screenwriter (as well as various other hats he wore in the creative industry.)"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Marnell, Cat

Summary: "From Cat Marnell, 'New York's enfant terrible' (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion magazines in America--and that's all most people knew about her. But she hid a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARNELL, CAT MAR

Schroff, Laura

Summary: Eleven-year-old Maurice must beg for change in order to eat, but when Laura stops to help, they begin a years-long friendship that gives each a new perspective and hope. Includes a list of suggested acts of kindness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SCH

Kleinfield, Sonny.

Summary: "He was a teenage volunteer at a nursing home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She was a wheelchair-bound resident in her nineties. He was poor, Hispanic, living in a rented room in the barrio, separated from his family. Her life was comfortable, and her family visited as often as possible. But when Margaret Oliver's daughter hired Elvis Checo to look in on her mother a few afternoons a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.262 KLE

Schroff, Laura.

Summary: He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 SCH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Sch

Schroff, Laura.

Summary: He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 921 SCHROFF, LAURA L Schroff

Summary: Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven year old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Syndicado 2012

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Fowler, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOWLER, RUTH FOW

Morrow, Susan Brind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 MOR

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Based on an actual memoir written by Maritcha Remond Lyons, who was born and raised in New York City, this poignant story tells what it was like to be a black child born free during the days of slavery. Everyday experiences are interspersed with hight-point moments, such as visiting the U.S.'s first world's fair. Also included are the Draft Riots of 1863, when Maritcha and her siblings fled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 BOL

Summary: Tells the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of Cantor Fitzgerald. On September 10, 2001, financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered on the top 5 floors of the World Trade Center. On September 11, 2001, 658 of their 960 employees were missing, presumed dead, in the nation's worst terrorist attacks. Tells twin stories' the saga of the ravaged business and surviving employees, and an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Plaskin, Glenn.

Summary: "The heartwarming true story of how one special cocker spaniel turned four strangers into family"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 PLA

Weiss, Piper

Summary: "Set against Manhattan's elite prep school scene, a highly unsettling blend of true crime and memoir that offers an intimate and thought-provoking portrait of privileged girlhood"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WEISS, PIPER WEI

Tippins, Sherill.

Summary: "An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.94 TIP

Roach, Margaret.

Summary: "Follows the journey of a woman who leaves her big city corporate life to find solitude and authenticity in nature"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROACH, MARGARET ROA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roach 2011

Fales-Hill, Susan.

Summary: The daughter of a Broadway actress who performed with Lena Horne and Alvin Ailey recounts the inspiration she received from her mother and the challenges she endured as a half-white, half-African American television writer in Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 FAL

Schroff, Laura.

Summary: Shares the inspiring story of the author's first Christmas spent with Maurice, a poor young boy she met on the street, during which the boy gave her a cherished toy to demonstrate how much he valued their friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SCH

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SCH

McBride, James

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Phoenix Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.71 MCB

Hammer, Joshua.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 HAM

Polisi, Salvatore

Summary: An insider's account of the downfall of the New York mob profiles organized crime at the height of its influence while recounting the author's participation in several lucrative heists and relating his decision to become a federal informant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 POL

Klüger, Ruth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KLU

Powell, Julie.

Summary: Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a new obsession: butchery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 POW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POWELL, JULIE POW

Powell, Julie.

Summary: Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a new obsession: butchery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 641.5 POW