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Thomas, Rosie.

Summary: Miranda Meadowe lives a relatively solitary life in her rustic country home, but her world dramatically changes when she invites a group of her oldest friends to move in with her. In the beginning, their reunion is joyous. They laugh, dance, drink, behave badly, and being to reclaim the things they thought would be theirs forever. But as the days pass, long-forgotten grudges resurface and new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2016

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Manly, Carla Marie

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Summary: "Clinical psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly provides an important and meaningful window into womanhood for those approaching fifty and beyond. A must-read book for every woman who wants to embrace the aging process, Aging Joyfully invites the reader to discover a radiant life filled with freedom, beauty, and joy."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familius LLC 2019

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Judd, Naomi.

Summary: "At 78 million strong, baby-boomers have become America's largest demographic. Here, Judd debunks society's harmful myths about aging and finds more meaningful ways we can define ourselves so we can enjoy (rather than dread) getting older. She offers tips on finding simplicity, streamlining possessions, disengaging from "energy vampires," and discovering the most effective ways to support your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 JUD

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: Sixth-grader Carter must adjust to the unwelcome presence of a know-it-all butler who is determined to help him become a gentleman, and also to deal with burdens from the past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4

Backman, Fredrik

Summary: Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon; the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him 'the bitter neighbour from hell'. But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn't walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Backman

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: UFOs: Are Alien Aircraft Overhead? Readers will examine the history of UFOs, Roswell, alien abduction, Area 51 and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 001.942 SPA

Steel, Danielle

Summary: The students at an elite private school that has admitted females for the first time navigate painful secrets, family dynamics and a prying media in the aftermath of a Halloween event that is upended by a classmate's alcohol poisoning.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

McIntosh, Will

Summary: No one knows where the brilliant-colored spheres came from. One day they were just there, hidden all over the earth like huge gemstones. Burn a pair and they make you a little better: an inch taller, skilled at math, better-looking. The rarer the sphere, the greater the improvement-- and the more expensive the sphere. Sully is a sphere dealer; Hunter is a girl with a natural talent for finding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MCI

Zuckerman, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 0VS 779.2 ZUC

Schmidt, Gary D.

Summary: Sixth-grader Carter must adjust to the unwelcome presence of a know-it-all butler who is determined to help him become a gentleman, and also to deal with burdens from the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCH

Chittister, Joan.

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Contents: Introduction: the purpose of life -- Regret -- Meaning -- Fear -- Ageism -- Joy -- Transition -- Transformation -- Newness -- Discontinuity -- Accomplishment -- Adjustment -- Fulfillment -- Mystery -- Relationships -- Tale-telling -- Letting go -- Learning -- Religion -- Freedom -- Success -- Time -- Wisdom -- Sadness -- Dreams -- Limitations -- Solitude -- Productivity -- Memories -- Future --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueBridge 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.846 CHI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 CAN

McCoy, Mary

Summary: "Over the course of her high school years, awkward Claudia McCarthy finds herself unwittingly drawn into the dark side of her school's student government, with dire consequences"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2018

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

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

Bordon, David.

Summary: 101 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE YOU RETIRE will inspire you with 101 unique and creative ideas to get more out of life than just punching a clock. This book will show readers how to live life to the max and challenge them to experience the adventure God has planned for their lives, moment by moment. Who says your career is the defining element of your life?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Faith 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.79 BOR

Hopkinson, Nalo

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Summary: Winner of the 2002 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection: In Skin folk, with fifteen works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing. In "A Habit of Waste," a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc. 2018

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Deming, Sarah

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gravity Delgado has been breaking records and competitors since she started boxing with a legendary coach at age twelve, and now will reach the Olympics if her home life and romance do not distract her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEM

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

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

Pillemer, Karl A.

Summary: More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding happiness. Pillemer interviewed people over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues-- children, marriage, money, career, aging-- and found that he consistently heard advice that pointed to these thirty lessons for living.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 PIL

Leland, John

Summary: A "look at what it means to grow old and a ... guide to well-being, [this book] weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the 'oldest old'--those eighty-five and up"--Dust jacket flap. In 2015, Leland set out to meet members of America's fastest-growing age group: 85 and up. He anticipated learning of challenges, of loneliness, and of the deterioration of body,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.2 LEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.2 LEL

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone in the hunt for water. And that's when her parents go missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Jaws drop and eyes are opened at the surprises happening around the town of Odyssey. Everyone is finding or learning something unexpected! When Connie's roommate Jillian sets out to find a job, the hunt takes her all over town. But whether it's destroying a window display at Triple J Antiques, causing chaos at Odyssey General Hospital, or trying her hand at meteorology, she just can't catch a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor 2008

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Van Lieshout, Maria

Summary: Babies have tantrums, and do not like being told NO, but part of growing up is learning to ask nicely, and accept restrictions--that is what big kids do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VAN

Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

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