Summary: "Sean Suh is done with killing. After serving three years in a psychiatric prison, he's determined to stay away from temptation. But he can't resist Annabelle--beautiful, confident, incandescent Annabelle--who alone can see past the monster to the man inside. The man he's desperately trying to be. Then Annabelle disappears. Sean is sure she's been kidnapped--he witnessed her being taken...
Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2018
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEA
Summary: Argues that affirmative action actually harms minority students and that the movement started in the late 1960s is only a symbolic change that has become mired in posturing, concealment, and pork-barrel earmarks.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 379.26 SAN
Summary: "Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmativeaction in the mid-1990s, the percentage of public four-year colleges that consider racial or ethnic status in admissions has fallen from 60...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 370.117 CAS
Summary: Blast Off to Reading! is a complete reading program for those students who have dyslexia or for those who simply struggle to read. This Orton-Gillingham based program will systematically take your student from the most basic units of sounds to multi-syllable, complex words in 50 lessons. Each lesson is created to include a new sound or rule and a reading task followed by several exercises,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Dragon Press 2015
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Summary: Fertig tells the inspiring, heartbreaking stories of three young people as they struggle to learn to read before it is too late. At the same time, the author tells a story of great change in schools as teachers and parents question the meaning of education as never before.
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 372.43 FER
Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018
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Summary: One in five American children has trouble reading. In Overcoming Dyslexia, information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them is offered. Here are the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step.
Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.91 SHA
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.91 Sha
Summary: "The United Commonwealth wants to eliminate the rebel alliance fighting to destroy The Testing for good. Cia is ready to lead the charge, but will her lethal classmates follow her into battle?"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CHA
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Charbonneau 2014
Summary: Eight-year-old AJ and his monster truck, Blaze, go on a series of adventures solving problems involving science and math. Let's blaaaze into four high-speed races with the Monster Machines! Help Blaze and AJ use adhesion to stop Zeg from bouncing away and acceleration to get Darington to the Stuntmania Super Track. Plus, win a sailboat race with the right parts and wind power, and even team up...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BLA
Summary: Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando police and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous big-business world of prescription drug abuse. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CON
Summary: Focus on Phonics is a series of phonics workbooks which can accompany skill books in the Laubach Way to Reading series, a basic reading and writing program. Both series are designed for adults and older teenagers.
Publisher / Publication Date: New Readers Press 1976
Copies Available at Woodmere9 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 428 RIC-Student Bk.2a
Call number: 428 RIC-Student Bk.2b
Call number: 428 RIC-Student Bk.3
Call number: 428 RIC-Student Bk.4
Call number: 428 RIC-Teacher Bk.2a
Call number: 428 RIC-Teacher Bk.2b
Call number: 428 RIC-Teacher Bk.3
Call number: 428 RIC-Teacher Bk.4
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Summary: Donna and Scott have many adventures during a snow storm. Using survival skills, they save lives. They also learn more about themselves in the process.
Publisher / Publication Date: New Readers Press 1982
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOR
Summary: Contemporary legend says the business of high school is boring and must forever be that way--that its sole purpose is to deposit tidbits of knowledge into young minds and standardize the way each attacks the world. School Tales begs to differ. As is made clear by its five spunky student narrators, high school, the home-base social institution for teenagers, exerts powerful agency over answers...
Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MYR
Summary: A German teenager has an affair with an emotionally remote older woman and only years later, when he is a law student and she is on trial, does he discover that she was involved in the Holocaust. She refuses to defend herself when she is accused of a hideous crime. The young law student gradually realizes that the woman may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Schlink 1999
Summary: On a bet, sexy sheriff Ty Beaumont woos Sunny Chandler, who has returned to her hometown to attend her best friend's wedding, but, unexpectedly, finds himself falling in love with the headstrong young woman.
Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO
Summary: Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, teenage Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking too much and allowing a seductive Russian to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. Twelve years later, the designer of sophisticated security systems now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the edge of a small Ozarks town--a loner who says little and reveals nothing....
Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012