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Gantos, Jack

Summary: Pursued by the authorities, Jack and Miss Volker take to the road in this madcap follow-up to the Newbery Medal winner.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC GAN

Sullender, R. Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haworth Pastoral Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.67 SUL

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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Clements, Carol

Summary: As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don't have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities to help you build strength and increase flexibility to improve your balance! In this ten-week program, personal trainer Carol Clements shows you effortless moves to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2018

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Gantos, Jack.

Summary: In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2011

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

Rylant, Cynthia

Summary: Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, and Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MR.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.12 BUS

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Altés, Marta.

Summary: An elderly grandfather bear and his adoring grandson share a special relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALT

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

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

Griffin, Anne

Summary: At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual, though tonight is anything but. Over the course of this evening he will raise five toasts to the five people who have meant the most to him. Toasts to unspoken joy and regret, a secret tragedy kept hidden, a fierce love that never found its voice. The toasts tell you about the people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Summary: "From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 LEG

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: While enjoying autumn weather and activities, Mr. Putter, realizing how much he misses going to school, takes his cat Tabby, their adventurous neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her cake-loving dog Zeke to "Show and Tell."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 2011

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: While enjoying autumn weather and activities, Mr. Putter, realizing how much he misses going to school, takes his cat Tabby, their adventurous neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her cake-loving dog Zeke to "Show and Tell."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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

Drabble, Margaret

Summary: "A magnificently mordant reckoning with mortality by the great British novelist Francesca Stubbs has a very full life. A highly regarded expert on housing for the elderly who is herself getting on in age, she drives restlessly round England, which is 'her last love'. She wants to 'see it all before she dies'. Amid the professional conferences she attends, she fits in visits to old friends,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DRA

Edwards, Michelle

Summary: When Sophia was a baby, Mrs. Goldman knit a tiny baby hat to keep her warm. Last year, she taught Sophia how to knit. Now Sophia wants to knit a special hat for Mrs. Goldman. And she wants to do it all by herself!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EDW

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EDW

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIM

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Mr. Putter is convinced to run in a senior marathon with his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, when he learns that second prize is a train set.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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

McCahan, Erin

Summary: "The summer after senior year of high school, Briggs Henry works as a personal assistant to an eccentric elderly woman in a house on the shores of Lake Michigan, and finds himself distracted by the mysterious girl next door"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2010

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Rylant 2010

Harding, Paul

Summary: On his deathbed, surrounded by his family, George Washington Crosby's thoughts drift back to his childhood and the father who abandoned him when he was twelve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harding 2009

Davies, Gail.

Summary: New wording for Amazon, for Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! second edition Falls and fear of falling are a major challenge to living independently. Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet! tells you how to identify and reduce your fall risk factors. Topics covered include; fear of falling, posture, balance, strength, exercise, vision, medications, footwear,clothing, doctor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Infinity Publishing.com 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.6 Davies 2006

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2010

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Miller, Derek B.

Summary: Sheldon Horowitz, 82 years old, impatient, and unreasonable, is staying with his granddaughter's family in Norway when he disappears with a stranger's child. To Norway's cops, Sheldon is just an old man who is coming undone at the end of a long and hard life. But Sheldon is clear in his own mind. He'd heard the boy's eastern European mother being murdered, and he's determined to protect the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2013

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