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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bond, Rebecca

Summary: "Inspired by the author's grandfather's experiences living in a lodge in the woods, a story of how people and animals survive a forest fire in a small Canadian town"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971 BON

Kalish, Mildred Armstrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.7 Kal

Kalish, Mildred Armstrong.

Summary: Mildred Armstrong Kalish's "Little Heathens" is a compelling memoir of her hardscrabble life on an Iowa farm during the 1930s. With no electricity or indoor plumbing and with little heat or money on the farm, Mildred learns to find joy in the priceless blessings of life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.7 KAL

Brazer, Marjorie Cahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peach Mountain Press 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.13 BRA

Miller, Sarah

Summary: "When they were born on May 28, 1934, quintuplets Yvonne, Annette, Cécile, Émilie, and Marie captivated the world, defying medical history with every breath they took. In an effort to protect them from hucksters and showmen, the Ontario government took custody of the quints, sequestering them in a private, custom-built hospital across the road from their family. Here, Sarah Miller reconstructs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 MIL

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

MacDonald, Michael Patrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISIS Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MACDONALD, MICHAEL MAC

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DEP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007

MacDonald, Michael Patrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.461 MAC

Collard, Sneed B.

Summary: In 1936, Shep watched as his master's body was placed on a train and shipped east. For more than five years Shep met every incoming train with hopes that he would see the man who had cared for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Collard Fiction 2006

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by a man he's never met-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret-- Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC RIO

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hall, Ron

Summary: The authors of "Same Kind of Different as Me" offer new reflections and stories of hope and healing, covering such topics as faith, friendship, community outreach, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8325 HAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAL

Dutton, Fred W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 917.70 DUT

McClelland, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.704 McClelland

Hall, Ron

Summary: The co-author relates how he was held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s and suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of the other co-author, an art dealer accustomed to privilege, intervened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 HAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, RON HAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.4 Hall 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HALL HAL

Hall, Ron

Summary: This remarkable story shows what can happen when we choose to help. Kids will discover that we can all make a difference—no matter how big or small we are and no matter how big or small the task. Based on the New York Times bestseller Same Kind of Different As Me, which sold more than a million copies worldwide and inspired the major motion picture, this book tells the true story of Denver...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MOO

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: J FICTION CUR

Jiles, Paulette

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Mind 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 JIL
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.3 JIL

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ZAB

Summary: Goodbye, Tree Hill High. Graduation nears and with its approach comes the realization that, for students and parents alike, life is changing forever. There are new loves to nurture, old scores still to settle. The longtime triangle of Lucas, Peyton and Brooke finally comes down to two. The memory of Keith--or is it his spirit?--inspires Lucas and Nathan and haunts Dan. Peyton is terrorized by a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ONE

Kingsland, Rosemary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 KIN

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