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Livings, Jack

Summary: "On the night of February 6, 1978, a catastrophic nor'easter struck the city of New York. On that night, in a penthouse in the Upper West Side's stately Apelles, a crowd gathered for a wild party. And on that night, Mr. Albert Haynes Caldwell - a partner emeritus at Swank, Brady & Plescher; Harvard class of '26; father of three; widower; atheist; and fiscal conservative - hatched a plan to fake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Mullins, Matt.

Summary: Photographs and text introduce scientific concepts related to friction, explaining what friction is and what it affects, describing how people have used friction throughout human history, and providing additional facts, statistics, and a time line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 531.1134 MUL

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD KOR

Nimmo, Jenny.

Summary: Back at Bloor's Academy after Christmas vacation, Charlie finds himself confronted with a new problem when young Henry Yewbeam, who vanished during a game of marbles in 1916, suddenly appears and needs help to find his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2003

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

Allston, Aaron.

Summary: Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han and Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the homeworld of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y SWfotj 4

Rippin, Sally

Summary: "The school principal has given Billie and the Secret Mystery Club a very important mystery to solve. Many years ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE RIP

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When two twelve-year-old girls--one a famous TV star, the other an obsessive fan--switch bodies the results are nothing but disastrous.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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

England, M. K.

Summary: Nax and a handful of other space Academy washouts are the only surviving pilots after the school is hijacked by terrorists, but in order to spread the truth about the attack, Nax and his fellow failures must execute a dangerous heist.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PIT

Ross, Joel N.

Summary: Boot boy Ji is tired of scrubbing soles and untangling shoelaces. He doesn't want to bow and scrape. All he wants is freedom--for himself and his friends. He decides to risk everything for a chance to accompany a young nobleman to the Diadem Rite, a magical ritual that chooses the heir to the Summer Crown. Ji doesn't care about crowns or ceremonies, but he vows that this trip will grant him and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Cussler, Clive

Summary: In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a historical mystery. In 1911, in Colorado, Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine, in which nine people died. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CUS

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: While Professor X, Dr. MacTagert, Banshee, and others go out to dinner, Logan stays home to watch the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals and look after Piotr's sister, Illyana. Kitty Pryde, Siryn, and Amp agree to keep Illyana entertained. The girls explore the basement and run a training program involving robot replicas of evil mutants. They soon become bored with the program, leaving it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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Mews, Melody

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Summary: Itty Bitty Princess Kitty helps her new friend, Bree, to find her true fairy calling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MEW

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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

Grogan, John

Summary: Marley spots two motherless kittens by the side of the road and his family gladly adopts them, but as he tries to copy the cute behavior of the little felines, the large puppy causes more and more trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Gro

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GRO

Willis, Connie.

Summary: In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiancé proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only--the results aren't quite as expected. Instead of gaining an increased empathetic link with her fiancé Briddey finds herself hearing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Carpenter, Emily

Summary: "Dove Jarrod was a renowned evangelist and faith healer. Only her granddaughter, Eve Candler, knows that Dove was a con artist. In the eight years since Dove's death, Eve has maintained Dove's charitable foundation--and her lies. But just as a documentaryteam wraps up a shoot about the miracle worker, Eve is assaulted by a vengeful stranger intent on exposing what could be Dove's darkest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

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Summary: Marvel Heroes Little Golden Book Favorites collects the Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Avengers Little Golden Books into one hardcover book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

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