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O'Brien, John

Summary: Daily chores are a snap for the wizard and his wife, until one day, out of a desire to avoid working, they use their magic to set off a series of changes that they are unwilling to stop.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC OBR

Summary: Two people meet in Las Vegas and form a bond based on unconditional acceptance and mutual respect that will change each of them forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Introduces young readers to the world traveler who wrote about his many experiences while journeying from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in the 1970s metropolis of Bay City, two undercover police detective, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and Dave Starsky, always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey. They rely on their street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod. The two are on their first big case which involves a former college campus drug...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Buckley, James

Summary: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 ROS

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 GAL

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

Enderle, Judith Ross.

Summary: Six sheep head for the ocean for a day of water-skiing, surfing, swimming, and sailing with humorous results.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC END

Jones, Charlotte Foltz.

Summary: Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1991

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609 JON

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: When a dragonfly swoops over the town of Pee Wee and carries Lady Teena away, brave Sir Small rides off on his trusty ant vowing to rescue her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

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O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Presents a portrait of the iconic music artist that discusses his award-winning achievements, status as a counterculture figure, and influence on such performers as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BASKET DYLAN

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: Highlights the life and achievements of the sixteenth president of the United States, discussing his childhood years, his rise through politics, and the major decisions he made as president during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A very special concert film from folk icon Judy Collins performing live in the land of her ancestors where she was recently inducted into the Irish American Hall Of Fame!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Pictures 2014

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Sutherland, Tui

Summary: A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HOU

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Edgers, Geoff.

Summary: Profiles the "King of Rock 'n Roll," focusing on how he got his start in singing and how his style influenced later musicians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary: A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Fra

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Franklin

Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary: An illustrated biography tells the life of the third president of the United States, a book-lover, self-taught architect, and author of the Declaration of Independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Jef

Garriel, Barbara S.

Summary: An adaptation of the folk rhyme "There was an old woman who swallowed a fly", featuring musical instruments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAR

Jones, Charlotte Foltz.

Summary: Describes how a wide variety of things such as nursery rhymes, the national anthem, anesthesia, cellophane, raisins, and dynamite came into being.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609 JON

Rosenstock, Barbara

Summary: An account of how the third American president helped create the world's largest library, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., shares excerpts from primary source documents that include Jefferson's thoughts on books, reading, and learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB JEFFERSON ROS

Frith, Margaret.

Summary: An illustrated biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt that provides information on his childhood in Hyde Park, marriage to Eleanor, political career, years as president, and influence on American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ROO

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: When a dragonfly swoops over the town of Pee Wee and carries Lady Teena away, brave Sir Small rides off on his trusty ant vowing to rescue her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE O'Co

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Reed, Avery

Summary: Details the life and times of the nineteenth-century German brothers who penned many famous fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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Stine, Megan

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Summary: Built in the fifteenth century and tucked away in the mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu was abandoned after the Spaniards conquered the Incan empire in the sixteenth century. It remained hidden until 1911 when Hiram Bingham uncovered the marvelous complex and shared his discovery with the world. Today, hundreds of thousands of people visit the site to climb the 3,000 stone steps, explore the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an Imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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