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Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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Paratore, Coleen

Summary: Willa, a romantic girl who wants a father, tries to find a husband for her mother, Cape Cod's most popular wedding planner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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Paratore, Coleen

Summary: High school freshman Willa holds fundraising events at her family's Cape Cod inn to save the local library and to hook up romantically with JFK (Joseph Frances Kennelly).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2006

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Paratore, Coleen

Summary: During a Cape Cod summer, Willa is enjoying her relationship with "JFK" Kennelly and the challenges of planning a wedding all by herself, but when jealousy enters her love life, best friend Tina pulls away, and the bride proves impossible to please, a sweet dog begins to turn things around.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Two brothers bound by tragedy. A fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past. A country torn by revolution. A love that lasts long past death. An extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: the best-selling author of The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Books On Tape 2013

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Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Contains nine short stories which chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the borders of nations and generations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2006

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Rafiki Jazz

Contents: Sunno -- Saya -- Tasbih -- You are light -- Har chand sahara -- Jhooli laal qalandar -- Cheikh ahmadou bamba (Serigne touba).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RBT/Riverboat 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/WORLDBEAT JAZ

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Brothers Subhash and Udayan Mitra pursue vastly different lives--Udayan in rebellion-torn Calcutta, Subhash in a quiet corner of America--until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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Rahimi, Atiq.

Summary: In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2009

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Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Contents: A temporary matter.--When Mr. Pirzada came to dine.--Interpreter of maladies.--A real durwan.--Sexy.--Mrs. Sen's.--This blessed house.--The treatment of Bibi Haldar.--The third and final continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Contents: Unaccustomed earth -- Hell-heaven -- A choice of accommodations -- Only goodness -- Nobody's business -- Hema and Kaushik -- Once in a lifetime -- Year's end -- Going ashore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2008

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Rawicz, Slavomir.

Summary: Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1997

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Rawicz, Slavomir.

Summary: Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, through China, the Gobi Desert, Tibet, and over the Himalayas to British India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1997

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Zairi, Zouhair.

Summary: Relying heavily upon memories of his mother's and grandmother's fare in his youth, Zouhair's ground-breaking culinary tour de force: Moorish Fusion Cuisine: Conquering the New World introduces a unique approach to a mouthwatering ancient gastronomy and represents a personal homage to the Moorish cuisine of his homeland. Few cookbooks on the cuisine of the Moors have been written. Chef Zouhair...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emerald Book Co. 2011

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Baraka, Amiri

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.643 JON

Raiti, Ashly.

Summary: Maeve, a succubus-in-training, is sent to the human world by her mentor, Veril, to learn how to blend in and hone her skills of seduction. However, things get a little complicated after she meets Aiden, a smart but unmotivated student at her new high school. Unfortunately for her, Sylne, the head succubus of the Demon World, has set a spy on her former protege to catch any missteps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TOKYOPOP, Inc. 2015

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Bishara, Rawia

Summary: Draws on the author's Palestinian-Arab family life and her experiences as the owner of Brooklyn's Tanoreen restaurant to present a collection of Middle-Eastern recipes, including red snapper in grape leaves and cheese knafeh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Natl Book Network 2014

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Hedderwick, Mairi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Fox 2010

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Hedderwick, Mairi.

Summary: Katie's bad mood at the birth of a baby sister culminates in her throwing her teddy bear into the sea; fortunately he comes back, and in restoring him she becomes her old self.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Fox 2010

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McCormick, Mairi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1993

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Paratore, Coleen Murtagh

Summary: As Dylan and his mother enjoy being together at the beach early on his fifth birthday, he cannot help but think about the baby his mother will soon have, who will join them in this special time next summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2008

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Paratore, Coleen Murtagh

Summary: As her freshman year nears an end, fourteen-year-old Willa finds herself helping plan two weddings, auditioning for "Our Town," organizing a book drive, fighting jealousy over her boyfriend's beautiful new friend, and preparing to become a big sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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Mackinnon, Mairi

Summary: Croc is always running late. What can her friends do to help?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Mackinnon, Mairi.

Summary: An essential vocabulary builder for young children, with around a thousand everyday words and pictures, arranged thematically. There are lots of things to spot and talk about in this large format board book, that is perfect for poring over together. With characterful and slightly nostalgic illustrations by Kate Hindley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub.] 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J ENGLISH 428.1 MAC