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Gurdon, Meghan Cox

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Examines how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Tsabary, Shefali

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The time has come for parenting to become what it was always meant to be - about the parent. Dr Shefali Tsabary details how our children can be raised as conscious adults only when we as parents allow ourselves to be raised into a higher state of consciousness."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 TSA

Ozma, Alice.

Summary: Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.9 Ozma 2011

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Ozma, Alice.

Summary: Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OZMA, ALICA OZM

Davenport, Barrie

Summary: Declutter Your Mind details the habits, actions, and mindsets you can use to clean up the mental clutter that might be holding you back from being more focused and mindful. Wall Street Journal bestselling authors S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport show how to change a specific aspect of your life that might be causing you to feel stressed or overwhelmed. This book is for anyone who recognizes how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oldtown Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 DAV

Spufford, Francis

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this extended love letter to children's books, and the wonders they perform, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as "The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prairie," and the Narnia chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2002

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Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 KIN

Schwalbe, Will

Summary: "For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHWALBE, WILL SCH

Schwalbe, Will

Summary: "For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SCHWALBE, WILL Sch

Brown, Harriet

Summary: "Over the last 25 years, our longing for thinness has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. You can't be a woman or girl (or, increasingly, a man or boy) in America today and not grapple with the size and shape of your body, your daughter's body, other women's bodies. Even the most confident people have to find a way through a daily gauntlet of voices and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lifelong Books/Da Capo Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 BRO

Luzzi, Joseph.

Summary: "In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante's Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning--a rich and emotionally resonant memoir of suffering, hope, love, and the power of literature to inspire and heal the most devastating loss.Where do we turn when we lose everything? Joseph Luzzi found the answer in the opening of The Divine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperWave 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 851.1 LUZ

Coles, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.0092 COL

Wolf, Maryanne

Summary: Wolf considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy and reflection as we become increasingly dependent upon digital technologies. A decade ago, Wolf's Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Now that we are completely immersed in the internet and digital devices,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 418 WOL

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 418 WOL

Janssen, Mary Beth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Real wellness isn't just the absence of injury or illness. Janssen shares a consciousness- and compassion- based system for navigating wholeness in mind, body, and soul. This whole-body approach is the start of a vital, fulfilled life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Ethos 2017

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Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Summary: The more digital technology becomes inseparable from our daily lives, the more chances corporate and political media have to manipulate young people-unless students are taught how to dissect and defend against that manipulation. This program helps educators instill media literacy through an exploration of its basic concepts as well as examples drawn from film and television. Defining media...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM

Junger, Sebastian

Summary: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians -- but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 302.3 Junger

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Spacks, Patricia Ann Meyer.

Summary: After retiring from teaching literature, Patricia Meyer Spacks embarked on a year-long project of rereading dozens of novels: childhood favorites, young adult fiction, canonical works she didn't like, guilty pleasures. On Rereading records the surprising, fascinating results of her personal experiment and raises a number of intriguing questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.9 Spacks 2011

Albers, Susan.

Summary: " In this much-anticipated follow-up to Fifty Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, renowned nutrition expert and New York Times best-selling author of Eat Q, Susan Albers delivers fifty more highly effective ways to help you soothe yourself without eating-leading to a healthier, happier life! If you're an emotional overeater, you may turn to food to cope with stress and sadness, enhance joy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Alb

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 DAN

Roth, Geneen.

Summary: The bestselling author of "When Food Is Love" helps overeaters find the underlying reasons for using food as an emotional buffer. Roth also provides seven basic guidelines for eating and other therapeutic self-help tools.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 616.85 Rot