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Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: Emma and her father discuss what they will do when the new baby arrives, but they adjust their expectations when he is born with Down syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Social Emo Stuve-Bodeen 1998

Summary: Sonny and Pedro, two delightful animated characters, introduce you to a workout troupe that performs 9 different workout routines. Developed by disability fitness experts, each routine takes you through a warm up, a work out, and a cool down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Iris Media 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.704 WOR

Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OFM

Barry, Dan

Summary: A full-length account of the author's prize-winning New York Times story chronicles the exploitation and abuse case of a group of developmentally disabled workers, who for 25 years, were forced to work under harrowing conditions for virtually no wages until tenacious advocates helped them achieve their freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.3 BAR

Choldenko, Gennifer

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Ten-year-old Liam and his two younger sisters, precocious third-grader Dakota and second-grader Izzy, who has Down syndrome, face the possibility of losing their beloved dog, Cupcake, who keeps urinating on their apartment's carpet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2019

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

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Lowrey 2003

Spencer, Elizabeth

Summary: Over the course of a career that spanned six decades, the southern novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Spencer established herself as one of the finest literary artists of a generation that included Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and Eudora Welty. This definitive volume brings together three remarkable novels: The Voice at the Back Door, her powerful masterpiece about racial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

Simon, Rachel

Summary: A woman spends a year with her mentally challenged sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SIMON SIM

Tuckman, Ari

Summary: This pioneering book explores the impact of ADHD on a couple's sex life and relationship. It explains how a better sex life will benefit your relationship (and vice versa) and why that's especially important for couples with one partner with ADHD. Grounded in innovative research, ADHD After Dark draws on data from a survey of over 3000 adults in a couple where one partner has ADHD. Written from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2020

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Summary: Comedy about a pair of dim-witted friends on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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Bissinger, H. G.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The author recounts a father-son road trip during which he gained insight into the worldviews, challenges, and talents of his socially challenged savant son, Zach.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 Bissinger 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BISSINGER, H.G BIS

Summary: The Fringe team escapes from the parallel universe, except for Olivia, trapped in the other world and replaced in ours by her double, who turns Peter and Olivia's tentative relationship into a love affair.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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Lerner-Wren, Ginger

Summary: "The story of America's first Mental Health Court as told by its presiding judge, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren--from its inception in 1997 to its implementation in over 400 courts across the nation As a young lawyer, Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren bore witness to the consequences of an underdeveloped mental health care infrastructure. Unable to do more than offer guidance, she watched families being torn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 LER

Burnell, Cerrie

Summary: This book brings together 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present. In this stylishly illustrated biography anthology, meet 30 artists, thinkers, athletes and activists with disabilities, from past and present. From Frida Kahlo to Stephen Hawking, find out how these iconic figures have overcome obstacles, owned their differences and paved the way for others by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2020

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

Spanogle, Joshua.

Summary: Called in by the CDC after three mentally handcapped women with the same mysterious symptoms check into the same Baltimore hospital, Dr. Nathaniel McCormick is caught in a web of deceit as he follows the trail of a lethal virus to California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SPA

Larson, Kate Clifford

Summary: The revelatory, poignant story of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life transformed her family, its women especially, and an entire nation

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROSEMARY LAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Kennedy 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY LAR

Codina, Alexandra

Summary: Explores the daily lives of a married couple with Down syndrome.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Keyes, Daniel.

Summary: A thirty-two-year-old mentally handicapped man takes part in an innovative scientific experiment to raise his intelligence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Keyes

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEY

Keyes, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall & Co. 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Edson, Nick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: N. Edson] 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 EDS

Spider, Star

Summary: "A teen tries to balance the last year of high school, a new romance and looking after her sister with mental health issues. Seventeen-year-old Penny is struggling to balance caring for Jude, her sister with mental health challenges, working part-time to help her mother with money issues and facing her final year of high school. She does not need any distractions. But then she meets Jack. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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

Summary: Dina's getting married in a few weeks and there's still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents' house to her apartment, and settle him in to only the second home he's ever had, all while juggling his schedule as an early morning Walmart door greeter. She has to get her dress, confirm arrangements with the venue, and make peace with her family, who remain nervous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Orchard 2018

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

Summary: Season Two contains worlds (and alternative worlds) of excitement complete with shape-shifters, cryonic heads, belly-dwelling beasts, and people who turn to ashes before our eyes. But the overarching narrative takes three clandestine FBI agents, Olivia Dunham, Peter Bishop, and Walter Bishop, through a mind-bending investigation of a parallel reality that threatens to destroy ours.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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