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Cochran, Jack

Summary: "In our nation's effort to improve health care quality, access and affordability, the doctor crisis is routinely overlooked. More than 80 percent of doctors say that the medical profession is "in decline." Three in five would like to quit. Kaiser Permanente, one of the world's leading health care providers, is an object lesson in the complex and frustrating challenges facing so many health care...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 COC

Summary: A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run, and in exile, risking their lives to stand up against one of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Broad Green Pictures 2017

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

Ahmed, Badeeah Hassan

Summary: "Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom. Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of women and girls of Ezidi ethnicity, a much-persecuted minority culture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 AHM

Telgemeier, Raina.

Summary: When a fight breaks out among the members of the Baby-sitters Club, timid Mary Anne finds herself becoming more assertive as a babysitter and in her relationships with her father and friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J 741.5 Telgemeier 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAB

Galligan, Gale

Summary: Dawn, the newest member of the Baby-sitters Club, gets more than she bargained for when her first job turns into a disaster and she has problems with Kristy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GAL

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2 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J 741.5 Series Galligan 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Lawrence, Mike

Summary: During a troop meeting, a robot messenger delivers Avani some exciting news: she has been invited to join a secret society of elite scouts known as the League of Lasers. She is eager to join their ranks, but first she has to survive her initiation challenge. Stranded on an uncharted planet, Avani must contend with the methane atmosphere, hostile frog-like inhabitants, and her dwindling supplies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books 2018

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Marsico, Katie

Summary: The World Health Organization (WHO) is part of the United Nations. It carries out research that provides information about international health issues. WHO also creates worldwide standards and programs that lead to better health care, hygiene, and sanitation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.1 MAR

Kotter, John P.

Summary: Offers advice on how to lead an organization into change, including establishing a sense of urgency, developing a vision and strategy, and generating short-term wins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KOT

Summary: This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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Summary: "The battle is building! Encounter new faces, new challenges and more magic, and prepare for the ultimate showdown with Lord Voldemort. Unlock over 150 characters"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: WB Games 2011

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME 3DS LEG

Cudi, Azad

Summary: "A gripping narrative by an Iran-born Kurdish journalist who joined the ranks of the Kurdish army as a sniper in the fight against ISIS. In 2002, at the age of nineteen, Azad, a young Iranian-Kurdish man, was conscripted into Iran's army and forced to fight against his own people. Refusing to go to war against his fellow Kurds, Azad deserted and smuggled himself to the United Kingdom, where he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Profiles the terrorist leader of al-Qaida, who orchestrated the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and describes his assassination by the U.S. government in May of 2011.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.1047 LUS

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious Ramotswe dips her toe into the world of politics in the newest addition to the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction McCall-Smith 2017

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY MCC

Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Lindsay Boxer has everything she could possibly want. Her marriage and baby daughter are perfect, and life in Homicide in the San Francisco Police Department is going well. But all that could change in an instant. Lindsay is called to a crime scene at the Four Seasons Hotel. There is a dead man in one of the rooms, shot at close range. The man checked in under a false name with no ID...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2016

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY PAT

Patterson, James

24 holds on 17 copies

Summary: For a trio of colleagues, an innocent night out after class ends in a deadly torture session. They vanish without a clue -- until a body turns up. With the safety of San Francisco's entire school system as stake, Lindsay Boxer has never been under more pressure. To solve the School Night case, Lindsay turns to her best friend, investigative journalist Cindy Thomas, as the chief of police and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Reed, Ellis M.

Summary: This book introduces readers to the events of September 11 and the monument created to commemorate it. Readers learn about the history of the National September 11 Memorial and what it represents. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cody Koala, an imprint of Pop! 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 REE

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent company. When she confronts Mary, explaining this is a conflict of interest, an epic battle of wills and legal strategy between the two ensues -- ripping the law firm apart, forcing everyone to take sides and turning friend against...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Company 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP M SCO

Soufan, Ali H

Summary: A compelling, definitive account of how and why bin Laden's ideology keeps rising from the dead. When Osama bin Laden was killed by a U.S. Navy SEAL, many prophesied al-Qaeda's imminent demise. In reality the opposite has occurred. Why? Watching the Arab Spring from his Pakistani safe house, bin Laden had seen an historic opportunity: "The next stage will be the return of the caliphate." In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 SOU

Suarez, Daniel

Summary: "On a crowded train platform, Interpol agent Kenneth Durand feels the sting of a needle-- and his transformation begins. In 2045 Kenneth Durand leads Interpol's most effective team against genetic crime, hunting down black market labs that perform "vanity edits" on human embryos for a price. These illegal procedures augment embryos in ways that are rapidly accelerating human evolution--preying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUA

Ziolkowski, Jim

Summary: "The powerful, personal story of Jim Ziolkowski, the man behind the organization buildOn--which turns inner city teens into community leaders at home and abroad--and his inspiring mission to change the world one community at a time. Jim Ziolkowski gave up his career in corporate finance to create buildOn, a service-oriented program that goes into high-risk areas around the world to work with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370 ZIO

Summary: Documents the inside activities of Japan's religious cult Aum Shinrikyo, who released sarin gas into Tokyo's subway system in 1995. Not only was the daily life captured, but also the media frenzy, vicious tactics of undercover cops, and anger of local residents who wanted to evict the cult from their community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC A

Summary: If one were impoverished and politically voiceless, ACORN hoped to change minds. For 40 years, the community-organizing group sought to empower marginalized communities. It critics, though, believed ACORN exemplified everything wrong with liberal ideals. Fueled by a YouTube video made by two young conservatives who posed as pimp and prostitute in a sting, ACORN's very existence would be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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