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Thomas, Rosie

Summary: Octogenarian Iris Black bonds with her teenage granddaughter, Ruby, who has run away from a difficult relationship with her mother in England to seek refuge in Cairo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Thomas 2016

Hamilton, Omar Robert

Summary: "A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Bilal, Parker

Summary: Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Rufin, Jean-Christophe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUF

Bilal, Parker

Summary: When the Coptic community of Cairo is implicated in a series of child murders in the summer of 2001, Sudanese private investigator Makana fears an increase in religious tensions and identifies links to a woman with a dangerous secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: Documents the author's conversion from all-American atheist to Islam, a journey marked by her decision to relocate to Cairo, romance with a passionate young Egyptian, and her efforts to balance the virtues of both cultures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILSON, G. WILLOW WIL

Bilal, Parker

Summary: When a surveillance job leads private investigator Makana to the murder of a teenage girl, he and a woman named Zahra search for justice in a country where the authorities can be willing to turn a blind eye to apparent honor killings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Updike, John

Summary: Twenty-six-year-old John Updike was already well known as a contributor of stories and poems to The New Yorker when, in January 1959, he published The Poorhouse Fair, the first of four novels that mine his early life in small-town Pennsylvania. All four are collected here in this inaugural volume of the Library of America edition of Updike’s novels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC UPD

Peters, Elizabeth.

Summary: Amelia Peabody, that indomitable product of the Victorian age, embarks on her first Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal to record her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. Along the way, she meets up with Evelyn Barton-Forbes, the Emerson brothers, and a lively mummy. How Amelia arranges all to her satisfaction is just one of the pleasures of theis...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PET

Chakraborty, S. A.

Summary: "The sequel to S. A. Chakraborty's brilliantly imagined fantasy The City of Brass, which #1 New York Times bestelling author Sabaa Tahir called "the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind", in which a young con artist drawn into the kingdom of the djinn must navigate her way through their dangerous world of magic, court politics, and ever-shifting alliances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

Doller, Trish

Summary: When her mother has the chance to establish an eye clinic for the poor in Cairo, Egypt, seventeen-year-old Caroline reluctantly gives up her plans for a summer spent with her best friend and boyfriend and instead moves to Cairo, where she encounters a culture and city that enchant her and a charming boy who challenges her thoughts on love, faith, and privilege.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kline, Christina Baker

Summary: Molly Ayer has been in foster care since she was eight years old. Most of the time, Molly knows it's her attitude that's the problem, but after being shipped from one family to another, she's had her fair share of adults treating her like an inconvenience. So when Molly's forced to help an elderly woman clean out her attic for community service, Molly is wary. Just another adult to treat her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLI

Korté, Steven

Summary: Before she became Wonder Woman, Diana lived on an island far away from the world we know. There she was raised by fierce warriors who taught her to fight for what is right. But how did Diana come to our world? When did she earn the name "Wonder Woman"? Who are her greatest allies and most fearsome foes?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lukas, Michael David

Summary: "Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUK

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Scarrow, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCA

Marsh, Carole.

Summary: Mimi, Papa, Grant and Christina find themselves in Egypt trying to solve a mystery involving a missing mummy, a curse and a mad archaeologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallopade International/Carole Marsh Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Marsh 2006

Carbone, Courtney

Summary: This book about the adventure featuring Batgirl and Wonder Woman--the most iconic female super hero of all time!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAR

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: Frank and Joe try to solve a murder in Egypt possibly committed over a map to a precious golden mummy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

Hines-Stephens, Sarah

Summary: Catwoman creates the perfect diversion at a cat show, while plotting to steal from the art museum an ancient Egyptian necklace that is supposed to give the person wearing it nine lives, and it is up to Batman and Robin to prevent the crime. Includes profile of Catwoman, glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hess, Joan.

Summary: On a honeymoon trip to Luxor, Egypt, with her new husband, Lt. Peter Rosen, teenage daughter Caron, and Caron's best friend Inez, Arkansas bookseller Claire Malloy suddenly finds her honeymoon turned upside down when the two girls are chased through back alleys by unknown pursuers and a blonde college student is kidnapped by two young men on horseback.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HES

Bilal, Parker

Summary: In Cairo, private investigator Makana is called into the office of his new client, a powerful art dealer known as Kasabian. Kasabian wants him to track down a famous painting that went missing from Baghdad during the US invasion. All the dealer can tell Makana is that the piece was smuggled into Egypt by an Iraqi war criminal who doesn't want to be found. The world of art is a far cry from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL