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Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sager, Carole Bayer

Summary: "A frank personal account by the Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter traces the story of her life in and out of the recording studio, from her formative relationships to her collaborations with some of today's leading composers and music artists,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAGER, CAROLE BAYER SAG

Sager, Carole Bayer.

Summary: "In this memoir, Carole Bayer Sager tells the surprisingly frank and darkly humorous story of a woman whose sometimes crippling fears and devastating relationships inspired many of the songs she would ultimately write. She gives a deeply personal account of how love and heartbreak made her the woman, and the writer, she is"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 782.421 SAG

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 SAGER, CAROLE BAYER SAG

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "The great elder statesman of consumer rights shows how previous administrations allowed unchecked corporate power to lead us to the criminality of Trump. Nader brings together the outrages of the Trump administration with the key flaws and failures of the previous administrations--both Republican and Democratic--that have led us to this precipice. Writing as a Washington, D.C. activist and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 NAD

Naber, Therese

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the California area, including the Hupa, Yurok, Pomo, Pit River, Miwok, Yokuts, Chumash, Cahuilla, and Luiseno nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, detailed maps, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 NAB

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "A scathing wake-up call derailing the many ways that wealth manipulates American politics, labor, media, environment and the quality of national life today. By telling the success stories of average Americans, the iconic consumer advocate and big-business anti-hero makes the case about how the nation can--and must--be managed by communities, not corporations. Nader at his best--indignant and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 NAD

Nazer, Mende.

Summary: The author provides an account of her experiences after being kidnapped from her Nuba village in 1993 by Arab raiders when she was twelve years old and sold into slavery, and discusses how she was able to gain her freedom seven years later while living and working for her master's sister in London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 NAZ

Naber, Therese

Summary: From the scorching dunes of the Sahara Desert to the crushing depths of the Mariana Trench, our world contains many inhospitable landscapes. The Science of Survival explores the amazing adaptations animals and humans have developed in order to survive in some of the harshest circumstances on Earth and beyond. Easy-to-read text and vivid images bring this subject to life. Features include a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 578.4 NAB

Naber, Therese

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the southeastern United States, including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Muscogee (Creek), Choctaw, Siminole, Catawba, and Chitimacha nations, as well as the Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975 NAB

Nager, Marc

Summary: "Tested principles for transforming an idea into a fully operational company. Startup Weekend--the organization behind 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and create startups--has spawned both a global initiative in entrepreneurship as well as numerous successful startups. Startup Weekend, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.1 NAG

Summary: Surveys the history, usage, and etiquette of the American flag. Includes a sing-a-long of the "Star Spangled Banner" and the "Pledge of Allegiance".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Schlessinger Video Productions 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J929.9 UNI

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "In letters addressed to Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama, Ralph Nader provides incisive critiques of more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision. Each letter offers frank advice and shines light on government mishaps and missed opportunities for progress. With his signature dry wit, Nader holds these presidents to their campaign promises. He also boldly points to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 NAD

Nader, Ralph.

Summary: Surveying the state of American society and the economy, offers solutions for saving the country, including cracking down on corporate crime, rebooting civic education, and innovating new programs to create job growth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 NAD

Nader, Ralph.

Summary: "Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations on our society. At this pivotal political moment, Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever. Large majorities tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power. The ever tightening influence of big business on the mainstream...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 NAD

Napier, Erin

Summary: "From Ben and Erin Napier, the stars of the hit HGTV show Home Town, comes Make Something Good Today, a memoir that tells us all to seek out the good in life, celebrate the beauty of family and friends, and prosper within our communities because everything we need in life to be happy, is within our grasp. Long before their hugely popular TV show, an expanding family, or demolition day on their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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Baier, Bret

Summary: January 1961: President Eisenhower has three days to secure the nation's future before his young successor, John F. Kennedy, takes power — a final mission by the legendary leader who planned D-Day and guided America through the darkening Cold War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISENHOWER, DWIGHT BAI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B EISENHOWER

Bawer, Bruce

Summary: A critique of the identity-based revolution in America's universities during the 1960s and 1970s, which impacted modern politics and society, explores how radical philosophies that denied aesthetic merit and objective truth came into being.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.012 BAW

Bayer, Julianne

Summary: Go beyond traditional desserts-- without turning on your oven! Bayer shares easy-to-follow recipes that you mix, place and refrigerate! These no-bake treats pack a punch of flavor without complicated ingredients or complicated techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.86 BAY

Eamer, Claire

Summary: Profiles thirty-six animals that have adapted in unique ways to life in hostile habitats, including a water-diving bird, a shrinking shrew, and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.4 Eam

Elnoury, Tamer

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Summary: It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. But for the first time in this memoir, an active, Muslim American federal agent reveals his experience infiltrating and bringing down a terror cell in North America. A longtime undercover agent, Tamer Elnoury joined an elite counterterrorism unit after September 11. Its express purpose is to gain the trust of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ELNOURY, TAMER ELN

Hader, Berta.

Summary: Winter comes to the woodland as the busy animals make their preparations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1976

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: E HAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAD

Hauer, Rutger

Summary: A homeless vigilante uses his shotgun to bring justice to a city in chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnet 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HOB

Laker, Rosalind.

Summary: Nikolai and Juliette are separated by circumstances when he is called home to take up family duties and she finds herself trapped by the Great War in Italy. Not until peace has been restored can they be reunited in Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAK

Mawer, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAW