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Proper, Datus C.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1993

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Cahn, Jonathan

Summary: A traveler encounters a man known only as "the teacher." They begin an odyssey through desert mountains, valleys, and plains; encounter nomads, ancient ruins, and chambers of scrolls. Over the year the traveler writes down each of the mysteries given to him by the teacher, one for each day of the year. The result is a daily devotional unlike any other, full of revelations from heaven, secrets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FrontLine 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Cah

Prosek, James

Summary: Highlights the journey of a self-confessed fishing addict as he follows the paths of the great Izaak Walton, the original angler, fishing in Walton's favorite English fishing spots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 PRO

Goodman, Susan E.

Summary: Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Newman, Lesléa

Summary: Inside the house, a boy prepares for the Passover ritual of welcoming Elijah--meanwhile, outside the house, a kitten lingers in the cold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Svenson, Sally E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dog Ear Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SVE

Brettschneider, Corey Lang

Summary: Constitutional law scholar and political science professor Corey Brettschneider guides us through the Constitution and explains the powers--and limits--that it places on the presidency. From the document itself and from American history's most famous court cases, we learn why certain powers were granted to the presidency, how the Bill of Rights limits those powers, and what "the people" can do...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 BRE

Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Cody, Matthew

Summary: On the mysterious Summer Isle, siblings Max and Carter discovered the magical land where the villainous Pied Piper led the children of Hamelin centuries ago. They were trapped outside of time in a never-ending clash against a vicious rat army. After a desperate battle with a cruel soul-stealing magician, Max and Carter found themselves separated: Max with their newfound allies (human and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Summary: Follows the comedic adventures of Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the Old West's most wanted outlaws (even though they 'never shot anyone' during their robberies). After being offered amnesty on the condition that they stay out of trouble for a year, Heyes and Kid Curry adopt the aliases Joshua Smith and Thaddeus Jones. Now, they must dodge the law, bounty hunters, and precarious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2013

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Asher, Jay

Summary: Long ago, in a small village in the middle of a deep, dark forest, there lived a lonely, deaf girl named Maggie. Shunned by her village because of her disability, her only comfort comes from her vivid imagination. Maggie has a gift for inventing stories and dreams of one day finding her fairy-tale love. When Maggie meets the mysterious Piper, it seems that all her wishes are coming true....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ASH

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Greenblatt, Stephen

Summary: Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.21 GRE

Summary: With "God Loves Uganda", Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence) explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. Thanks to charismatic religious leaders and a well-financed campaign, these draconian new laws and the politicians that peddle them are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

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Greenblatt, Stephen

Summary: A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of "On the Nature of Things" by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers, and scientists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.2 GRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.2 GRE

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Summary: The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring Portugal. Take a leisurely walking tour of Lisbon, island-hop around the Azores, become a connoisseur of the country'sport or relax on Madeira's golden beaches: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2019

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Salmon, Marylynn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 1986

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 346.7304 SAL

Hooks, William H.

Summary: When a young pioneer girl smuggles a cat aboard the wagon train taking her family from Missouri to Oregon, it turns out to be the best thing she could have done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

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

Summary: A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Mariza.

Summary: Master of Portugal's fado, Mariza'a debut finds her escaping with a familiar sound of her voice accompanied by her evocative guitar.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Square Records 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN MAR

Gregory, Josh

Summary: A common sight in big cities around the world, rats have lived alongside humans for hundreds of years. Readers will find out what life is like for rats in both urban and wild habitats, from how they find food to where they build their nests. They will also find out how rats form close bonds with family members, why rats are so helpful to scientists, and what problems rats can cause for people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.3 GRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.3 GRE

Wilson, Robert

Summary: Math prodigy Andrea Aspinalt vanishes from her first assignment for the British secret service, using a Nazi traitor's identity and memories to create a new life for herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Wilson

Hamm, Hans W

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Volunteers in Technical Assistance, Inc. 1971

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.2 HAM

Lunde, Darrin P.

Summary: Introduces readers to different types of rats, especially the diverse array of species that play an important role in natural ecosystems and those studied in labs by scientists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.35 LUN

Krcmar, Karol.

Summary: Instruction in creating various objects including buildings, masks, and creatures from outer space by paper folding and cutting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McCabe Children's Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 736.98 KRC

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