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Summary: Follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levitt, Paul M.

Summary: "Wherever stories are told, in whatever language, life and death hold center stage, along with pain and glee, mystery and magic, fools and foes, deceit and decency. This book has them all. Here, in embellishments upon the folklore of Native American tribes from the Pacific Northwest, are tales that seek to explain the world, dispel its darkness, and celebrate its light. So, meet a sorcerer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 LEV

Raban, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.982 RAB

Proudfit, Benjamin

Summary: "The Pacific Coast Highway, or PCH, has inspired five songs, two albums, and many people who travel its scenic length in California. Part of California Route 1, the Pacific Coast Highway is one of the most beautiful drives travelers can take in the United States, as much of it overlooks the Pacific Ocean! The full-color photographs of this route will transport readers to the West Coast as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 PRO

Ridley, Scott.

Summary: Four years after the Revolutionary War, America's independence was still in doubt. The new nation needed money and a vital surge in trade. In 1787, a group of Boston merchants decided to send two ships on a desperate mission around Cape Horn and into the Pacific Ocean, to establish new trade with China, settle an outpost on territory claimed by the Spanish, and find the legendary Northwest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENDRICK, JOHN Ridley

Williams, Glyndwr.

Contents: El Mar del Sur : the Spanish lake -- "The world encompassed" : Drake and his successors -- Geographical enigmas and literary utopias -- "They were not come out to go upon discovery" : buccaneers and interlopers in the South Sea -- "I speak as to the compass of my own knowledge" : Dampier's explorations and writings -- The "cruising voyages" of Dampier and Rogers -- "A gross, palpable illusion"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 995 WIL

Spectre, Peter H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sheridan House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.82 SPE

Hall, Ron

Summary: The co-author relates how he was held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s and suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of the other co-author, an art dealer accustomed to privilege, intervened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 HAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, RON HAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.4 Hall 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HALL HAL

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the United States' northwestern coast, including the Tlingit, Nuu-chah-nulth, Makah, Haida, Chinook, Nisga'a, Puyallup, and Tsimshian nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.5 YAS

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

Press, Petra.

Summary: Explores the culture of the peoples who lived along the coastline from what is now southern Alaska to northern California, focusing on their life before contact with Europeans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.4 PRE

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Lobb, Allan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Arts Center Pub. Co. 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.412 LOB

Chief, Beaver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyrichord Discs, Inc. 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD WM Chief

Kant, Tanya.

Summary: "Every year gray whales swim south from the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific. Their babies are born in the warmer waters there, Mother and baby then swim back to the Arctic together. In a year, the whales swim thousands of miles. This book follows their amazing journey."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.522 KAN

Cook, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1969

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 COO

Strayed, Cheryl

Summary: Traces the personal crisis the author endured after the death of her mother and a painful divorce, which prompted her ambition to undertake a dangerous thousand-mile solo hike that both drove her to rock bottom and helped her to heal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 STRAYED, CHERL STR

Read, Nicholas

Summary: Presents information about the harbor seals and other marine mammals that seek refuge in a seal garden in the Great Bear Sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2018

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Lelooska

Summary: This collection of five tales represents the first written record of Chief Lelooska's tellings of the ancient myths and legends that have been a part of the oral tradition of the Northwest Coast Indians for centuries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Ink in association with Callaway Editions 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 ECH

Hall, Ron

Summary: The authors of "Same Kind of Different as Me" offer new reflections and stories of hope and healing, covering such topics as faith, friendship, community outreach, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8325 HAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAL

Boast, Will.

Summary: "Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast ... finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOAST, WILL BOA

McCormick, Herb

Summary: Documents the story of a group of sailors who in 2009 embarked on a voyage to circumnavigate the Americas, including the once-impassible Northwest Passage, describing their adventures and encounters with people from diverse backgrounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weldon Owen 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 910.45 MCC

Olson, Tod

Summary: "World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea. If the crew survives the impact,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO