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Paltrow, Gwyneth

Summary: The Academy Award-winning actress ("Shakespeare in Love") and avid foodie shares a sumptuous collection of recipes and gorgeous photographs celebrating the joy of preparing food for loved ones, a passion she learned from her beloved father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5973 PAL

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Thibault, Simon

Summary: "What is Acadian food? It is humble, homey, and comforting. It is made with love and devotion from a larder that is small but mighty, and holds history within itself. And it is made to be eaten. In Pantry and Palate, journalist Simon Thibault explores his Acadian roots by scouring old family recipes, ladies' auxiliary cookbooks, and folk wisdom for 50 of the best-loved recipes of Acadians past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nimbus Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59 THI

Summary: When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by a new Secretary of Commerce, 'The Great Humanitarian' Herbert Hoover, an operation hailed for its efficiency, grit, and generosity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Robertson, Kay

Summary: Outlines the roles of Duck Dynasty women, discussing the core values that make their relationships work and explaining how their spiritual beliefs shape family dynamics and have helped them work through various challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 ROB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 Robertson 2014

Souhami, Diana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 SOU

Lindbergh, Reeve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 629.13 LIN

Applebaum, Anne

Summary: "In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second Russian revolution--which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result was a catastrophic famine, the most lethal in European history. At least five million people died between 1931 and 1933 in the USSR. But instead of sending relief the Soviet state made use of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

Berkin, Carol.

Summary: In the life stories of three "accidental heroes"--women whose marriages provided them with position and perspective they would not otherwise have had--one of the nation's premier historians offers a unique understanding of the tumultuous social and political landscape of their time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7082 BER

Rutherfurd, Edward.

Summary: "Edward Rutherfurd's stirring account of Irish history, the Dublin Saga, concludes in this magisterial work of historical fiction. Beginning where the first volume, The Princes of Ireland, left off, The Rebels of Ireland takes us into a world transformed by the English practice of "plantation," which represented the final step in the centuries-long British conquest of Ireland. Once again...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUT

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: Collection of performances in England by blues legends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Universal Music Distribution 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AME

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOU

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Brandy

Summary: Special Disney presentation of the classic musical of Cinderella, who suffers the torments of her wicked stepmother and spoiled stepsisters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CIN

Soames, Mary.

Summary: The youngest daughter of Winston Churchill recalls her childhood spent roaming the family's country estate, her position as one of her father's most trusted companions, and her service as a gunner in the women's auxiliary during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOAMES, MARY SOA

Winters, Kathleen C.

Summary: Few people know that Anne Morrow Lindbergh was an accomplished and innovative pilot in her own right. In fact, she was one of the defining figures of American aviation, a bright and adventurous woman who helped to pioneer air routes, traveled around the world, and came to be adored by the American public. In this revealing biography, aviation historian and pilot Winters recreates the adventure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDBERGH, ANNE MORROW WIN

Schoenberger, Nancy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLACKWOOD, CAROLINE SCH

Farr, Sidney Saylor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.953 FARR, SIDNEY FAR

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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