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Contreras, Jorge L.

Summary: "The gripping true story of a Supreme Court civil rights battle to prevent biotech companies from owning the very thing that makes us who we are-our DNA"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7304 CON

Doskow, Emily

Summary: Offers guidance to couples with children who are separating, describing the different types of custody options, what factors are considered in custody decisions, how child support is calculated, and how to hire and work with a lawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.01 DOS

Brown, Theresa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites readers to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a hospital cancer ward. In her skilled hands, as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events, we are given an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 Brown 2015

Puri, Sunita

Summary: "A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life at all costs. Dr. Sunita Puri's parents grew up in urban India, in extreme poverty. Yet they managed not only to reach America, but her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PURI, SUNITA PUR

Moriarty, Jaclyn

Summary: Bronte is ten years old when she receives a letter saying that her long-absent parents have been killed by pirates, and the lawyers tell her that their will (reinforced with serious magic) requires her to deliver gifts to her ten other aunts (not Aunt Isabelle, whom she lives with), and to start the trip immediately and alone--but as she travels the kingdoms, she begins to suspect that there is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

Pressman, David

Summary: For 30 years, "Patent It Yourself "has guided hundreds of thousands of inventors through the process of getting a patent, from start to finish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 PRE

Czerwiec, MK (MaryKay)

Summary: "A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Elgar, Emily

Summary: "When young, beautiful Cassie Jensen arrives at the intensive care ward of St. Catherine's hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while out walking her dog, chief nurse Alice Marlowe thinks she looks familiar. She starts obsessively digging deeper into Cassie's relationships, only to discover a secret that her patient has been keeping from everyone, including her devoted husband...

Format: text

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

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELG

Shaw, Vivian

Summary: "Meet Greta Helsing, fast-talking doctor to the undead. Keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well in London has been her family's specialty for generations. Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice. She treats the undead for a host of ills -- vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy in mummies. Although...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: When the spacesuit of famous astronaut Sally Ride disappears from a traveling exhibit, Amal Farah, daughter of the Air and Space Museum's archivist, and her three friends, are determined to find the culprit before the exhibit is cancelled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRE

Grissom, Fred.

Contents: Using the notebook -- Legal protection -- Marketing -- Financing -- Help beyond this book -- Appendix 1. Notebook -- Appendix 2. Worksheets -- Appendix 3. Glossary -- Appendix 4. Fee schedule -- Appendix 5. Tear-out forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 GRI

Summary: Young housefly Nat is looking for adventure and hatches a plan to jet into outer space with his two best friends, I.Q. and Scooter. In their homemade space suits, they take a wild ride aboard Apollo 11 all the way to the moon and back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Fly 2008

Smith, Carol

Summary: Journalist Carol Smith recounts how she faced down the crippling loss of her seven-year-old son, Christopher, through a series of profiles of people coping with their own intense challenges. Here are stories of survival and transformation, of people facing devastating situations that changed them in unexpected ways, mixed with her own account of how they helped her heal, from grief to hope. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, CAROL SMI

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After their mother dies of typhoid, Verna and her younger sister Carlie move with their father, a psychiatrist, and stern Aunt Maude to an asylum for the mentally ill in early-twentieth-century Michigan, where new ideas in the treatment of mental illness are being proposed, but old prejudices still hold sway.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Childrens Books 2009

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC WHE

Rinaldi, Thomas

Summary: An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design. From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over. The range is phenomenal: patents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.2 RIN

Ames, Ruth.

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Emma-Rose Paley has always felt very different from her bubbly, outgoing parents. Unlike them, Emma-Rose has pale skin and jet-black hair, she prefers gray weather to sunshine, and she hates the taste of garlic. When Emma-Rose's great-aunt Margo comes to visit from Romania, Emma-rose uncovers a dark family secret and has a sudden revelation. Could Emma-Rose be a real, live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AME

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AME

Summary: Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VOL

Greenleaf, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1961

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Greenleaf

Pressman, David

Summary: "Nolo's Patents for Beginners" provides sample forms and letters, resources and a glossary of terms. This edition is completely revised to cover all changes in patent case law and updated regulations for inventors applying for a patent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 PRES

Nix, Garth

Summary: This prequel to the Old Kingdom series tells the story of how Sabriel's parents, Terciel and Elinor, met.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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McDonald, Briana

Summary: Amateur detective Pepper Blouse, a rising seventh-grader, cannot resist investigating when her Great Aunt Florence passes away under mysterious circumstances, but strictly following her mother's Detective Rulebook may not be the best plan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Simmons, Pat

Summary: "Tabitha Knicely loves her career as a pharmaceutical rep, but even her health care knowledge isn't much help with the daily challenges she now faces caring for her aunt with Alzheimer's. Her once organized lifestyle is in disarray and her patience is tested. On Sunday mornings, when Aunt Tweet drags her to church, though Tabitha isn't a believer, the peaceful presence of faith is a welcome...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Casablanca 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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