Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Sharlet, Jeff

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "As a journalist suddenly skeptical of the power of words to tell the deepest truths of other people's stories, Jeff Sharlet turned to taking snapshots and posting them on Instagram- images that he then reflected on in words of extraordinary intimacy and power. A visionary work of radical empathy, this collection of images and reflections is framed by the two years between his father's heart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 SHA

Honey, Michael K

Summary: "Fifty years ago, a single bullet robbed us of one of the world's most eloquent voices for human rights and justice. [This book] goes beyond the iconic view of Martin Luther King Jr. as an advocate of racial harmony, to explore his profound commitment to the poor and working class and his call for 'nonviolent resistance' to all forms of oppression--including the economic injustice that 'takes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 HON

Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic Black Mass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Paolilli, Paul

Summary: A father, his two daughters, and the family dog look with wonder at all the lights (both natural and man-made) that are on at night as they go for a drive, spend time by a campfire, and return home to their beds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PAO

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ELK

Songhoy Blues (Musical group)

Contents: Voter -- Bamako -- Sahara -- Yersi yadda -- Hometown -- Badji -- Dabari -- Ici bas -- Ir ma sobay -- Mali nord -- Alhakou -- One colour.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN SON

Bynum, Victoria E.

Summary: Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, and aided by women, slaves, and children who spied on the Confederacy and provided food and shelter, they set up headquarters in the swamps of the Leaf River. There,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 BYN

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Monica

Summary: "Lola Levine is given a non-speaking part after getting stage fright during her class play audition. She saves the play after a couple of obstacles with the help of her grandmother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRO

Smolik, Jane Petrlik

Summary: In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tharp, Twyla

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "One of the world's leading artists--a living legend--and bestselling author of The Creative Habit shares her secrets for harnessing vitality and finding purpose as you age. From insight to action, Keep It Moving is a guidebook for expanding one's possibilities over the course of a lifetime"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Weil, Ann.

Summary: A biography on Medgar Evers, the civil rights activist and martyr from Mississippi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 EVE

Summary: In the opening episode of the four-part series, host Wab Kinew, from the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation in Northern Ontario, and now a Winnipeg-based TV journalist, invites us to come "meet the neighbors." It's about time, since many Canadians say they have never met an aboriginal person.This vibrant kaleidoscopic hour, introduces a diverse cast of indigenous characters living in the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

View online at AVOD

Summary: At the close of the series, we meet young Aboriginals preparing to change the future. A fascinating range of artists, activists and business people take us through ways to shed the colonial past, build new pathways in education and economic development. This is all in pursuit of a new relationship to replace 500 years of conflict and injustices. In a forest in Quebec, Huron Wendat Artist...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

View online at AVOD

Summary: This program challenges Canadians with this reality: if we don't improve our relationship with Aboriginal people, we will cripple our economy. Both the footage and the argument come in high definition and make the case that Canada is changing beneath our feet. In a dynamic 2-minute walk through 500 years of history, host Wab Kinew explains how ancient Wampum belts hold a clue to the future. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

View online at AVOD

Hayes, Amy

Summary: People with disabilities have faced great struggle and inequality. This volume explores the ways in which people with disabilities have fought for their right to equal access, equal opportunities, and equal treatment. Key figures and events are highlighted to give readers a well-rounded sense of the movement. Photographs and primary sources bring the movement to life. Readers are challenged to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 HAY

Fagone, Michelle

Summary: "In The "I Love My Instant Pot" Paleo Recipe Book, popular blogger and founder of Cavegirl Cuisine, Michelle Fagone, shares how to make healthy, satisfying, whole-food dishes for every meal with the only device that can replace a slow cooker, rice cooker, and stockpot--the Instant Pot"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: There's no getting around it. Land is the biggest sticking point in the relationship between Aboriginal peoples in Canada and the "settler" population. Who owns it, benefits from it, gets to say when, if and how it gets developed? These questions are all the more crucial because the lands in dispute sit on a treasure-trove of resources, which the world is eager to buy from Canada. But don't...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

View online at AVOD

Songhoy Blues (Musical group)

Contents: Soubour (3:32) -- Irganda (3:20) -- Al hassidi terei (3:43) -- Sekou oumarou (3:33) -- Nick (3:57) -- Al tchere bele (3:32) -- Wayei (4:10) -- Petit metier (4:21) -- Jolie (3:01) -- Desert melodie (3:09) -- Mali (3:23).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN SON

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Fragoso, Sarah.

Summary: "Do you want to lose weight, regain your health, and achieve a level of fitness you never thought possible? Are you interested in eating the foods that our bodies are intended to eat?...If you are already a paleo diet enthusiast, are you struggling to feed your family the same foods that fuel you?...In 'Everyday Paleo', Sarah Fragoso gives detailed instructions for acquiring a paleo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Victory Belt 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Shelby, Ashley

Summary: " Do you have digestion problems due to stress? Do you have problems with authority? How many alcoholic drinks do you consume a week? Would you rather be a florist or a truck driver? These are the questions that decide who has what it takes to live at South Pole Station, a place with an average temperature of -54°F and no sunlight for six months a year. Cooper Gosling is adrift at thirty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

DeGrazia, David.

Summary: By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, the author explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connection with our diet, zoos, and research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 179 DEG

Hennezel, Marie de

Summary: "With wit and a soupçon of irreverence, Marie de Hennezel shows that there is no age limit for erotic joy. Through interviews with countless older French women and men, de Hennezel uncovers a plethora of tips for enjoying a rich and satisfying sex life after age sixty. She suggests that perhaps the most important point is to have a positive self-image-to love yourself-and instead of worrying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.9 HEN

Back to Top