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Cruz, Angie

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "From the beloved author of Dominicana, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women's Prize Finalist, an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story. Write this down: Cara Romero wants to work. Cara Romero thought she would work at the factory of little lamps for the rest of her life. But when, in her mid-50s, she loses her job in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRU

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Knopf, Chris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Permanent Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KNO

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

Summary: Awakenings: The story of the consequences of a maverick doctor's medical miracle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AWA

Summary: The year is 1985. Among many other things, Compo, Clegg, and Foggy attempt to settle a question involving Nora Batty's feet, an old mattress dumped in the countryside prompts Foggy to institute the Dewhirst Campaign for a Cleaner Countryside, and with the assistance of Compo and Clegg, Foggy sets out to show Digby's donkey who's the boss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

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

Colfer, Chris

Summary: "A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC COL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Edwards, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.041 EDW

Rahman, Bahram

Summary: Young Aria returns to school after recovering from an accident and being fitted with a prosthetic leg, but the school has no furniture and sitting on the floor is too painful. She finds a way to build her own bench, surprising and inspiring her classmates. A sensitive author's note addresses the author's experience growing up in Afghanistan during the civil war and the legacy of landmines. --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press Inc. 2021

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Kügler, Tina

Summary: Fox siblings Fritz and Franny, and their patient dog Fred, are at the amusement park squabbling about which ride is fastest and loudest--but when they are confronted by the biggest, tallest, and loudest roller coaster they decide that maybe Fred would prefer something not quite so scary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn/Scholastic 2020

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Hogan, Ray

Summary: "Katie Elder had a reputation that stretched from Wichita to California. She was the Queen of the Bargirls--but no man could claim her until Doc Holliday came around. Holliday was a legend all his own--gambler, killer, sometimes doctor, and the outlaw partner of Wyatt Earp. Doc said he'd never met a woman he'd kill for--but that was before he met Big Nose Kate. From Dodge City to Tombstone,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HOG

Sawyer, Kim Vogel

Summary: As Alexa Zimmerman tries to win over the members of her Kanasas Old Order Mennonite community, a Chicago reporter with unknown motivation becomes a long-term guest at her bed and breakfast and a cousin arrives with a secret related to Alexa's own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAW

Millás García, Juan José

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Laid off from his job, Damián Lobo obsessively imagines himself as a celebrity being interviewed on TV. After committing an act of petty theft at an antiques market, he finds himself trapped inside a wardrobe and delivered to the seemingly idyllic home of a husband, wife, and their internet-addicted teenage daughter. There, he sneaks from the shadows to serve as an invisible butler, becoming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Ondaatje, Michael

Summary: Buddy Bolden, a New Orleans barber, cornet player, and full-time editor of a gossip sheet, disappears for two years, and when he returns, he goes berserk and spends his final years in the East Louisiana state hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OND

Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SLE

Kirkwood, James

Summary: Actor and fledgling writer Jimmy Zoole finds his life caught in downward spiral as his girlfriend leave him, he loses his job, his best friend is dead, and his apartment has been robbed twice, a situation that culiminates on New Year's Eve when Eddie, a bisexual burglar, returns once again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2003

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Solow, Jennifer.

Summary: A Manhattan kleptomaniac remembers her childhood spent in her uncle's Madison Avenue department store, where she lived a fairy-tale existence before her recruitment into an organized South American shoplifting ring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Fry, Jason

Summary: Who is Darth Vader? How did the once great Jedi become a fearsome villain? Who are the allies and foes Darth Vader has faced? In this biography -- complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and character profiles -- young readers will delight in learning the complete history of the Sith Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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

Pak, Greg.

Summary: The Incredible Hulk, exiled into outer space, becomes enslaved on the planet Sakaar which is ruled by the Red King, and eventually becomes the gladiator known as Green Scar, uniting his fellow fighters to start a revolution to help change their world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 HUL

Summary: A writer suffering from writer's block decides to open a day care for his father-in-law and a group of other seniors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 0000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gr

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

Older, Daniel José

Summary: Confronting the anarchistic marauders known as the Nihil, the Jedi Knights and their Padawans are put to the test, but soon discover that nothing is what it seems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Lucasfilm Press 2022

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

Korté, Steven

Summary: This action-packed story for early readers tells how Jumpa, a queen-sized kangaroo, became Wonder Woman's loyal steed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KOR

Hobbs, Valerie

Summary: Jack has found a home and a purpose on a farm, keeping a flock of sheep safe from coyotes and training pups to do the same, but now he and his boy, Luke, must face a rabid wolf that threatens them all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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