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Gagne, Patric

11 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Patric Gagne realized she made others uncomfortable before she started kindergarten. Something about her caused people to react in a way she didn't understand. She suspected it was because she didn't feel things the way other kids did. Emotions like fear, guilt, and empathy eluded her. For the most part, she felt nothing. And she didn't like the way that "nothing" felt. She did her best to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Starks, Kyle

Summary: "Haven't you always wondered what slasher monsters - the masked home invasion family, the mindless unkillable monster, the serial killer trapped in a doll - what they do for those couple of years in-between their murder sprees? They're at Wilmhurst - a gated community in the middle of nowhere where they relax - or try to-until they get the call to go out and kill again. Connor Hayes survived...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 WHE

Trudel, Marcel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hurtubise HMH 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 TRU

Finn, A. J.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Invited by a reclusive mystery novelist to help draft his life story, a longtime correspondent and detective fiction expert finds herself in a real whodunnit when she learns the writer's first wife and son mysteriously vanished.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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Hoelterhoff, Manuela.

Summary: A wickedly funny look at opera today - the feuds and deals, maestros and managers, divine voices and outsized egos - and a portrait of the opera world's newest superstar at a formative point in her life and career. In Cinderella & Company, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Manuela Hoelterhoff takes us on a two-year trip on the circuit with Cecilia Bartoli, the young mezzo-soprano who has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 HOE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones's bold aesthetic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GRA

Balzer, Paula.

Summary: Talks readers through process of telling their personal stories. This title gives readers the knowledge and skills they need to turn their most important stories into meaningful reading experiences for others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.06 BAL

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Disc 1. The son of a murdered criminal is enlisted to steal a valuable serum for an AIDS-like disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Harjo, Joy

Summary: "Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as US poet laureate, invites us to travel along the heartaches, losses, and humble realizations of her 'poet-warrior' road. A musical, kaleidoscopic, and wise follow-up to Crazy Brave, Poet Warrior reveals how Harjo came to write poetry of compassion and healing, poetry with the power to unearth the truth and demand justice. Harjo listens to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 HARJO, JOY HAR

Summary: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SIL

Ebensperger, Gabriel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A child who feels like an outsider in a world that's set against him. A boy who sings on the playground instead of playing soccer, who likes Barbies, and whose secretly favorite car is the one called Tutti Frutti. Gabriel Ebensperger shares with us his struggles with his own inadequacy, his feelings of guilt, and above all, his fear that his "difference" will be discovered. The vibrant bright...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBENSPERGER, GABRIEL EBE

Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Emery, Sharon

Summary: "Sharon Emery struggled with the losses and limits she faced but couldn't change - no matter how hard she tried. And she did try. First with her incurable severe stutter, then with the death of her daughter, Jessica, and the too-early deaths of her own younger siblings. Meanwhile, her "broken" voice meant her long career in communications was regularly a battle. Emery wrote this memoir to help...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EMERY, SHARON EME

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B EMORY EME

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 921 Emery

Myer, Sarah

Summary: "Sarah has always struggled to fit in. Born in South Korea and adopted at birth by a white couple, she grows up in a rural community with few Asian neighbors. People whisper in the supermarket. Classmates bully her. She has trouble containing her anger in these moments--but through it all, she has her art. She's always been a compulsive drawer, and when she discovers anime, her hobby becomes an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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Stanley, Bob

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A renowned pop music scholar presents a dazzling biography of the Bee Gees--Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, which is an extraordinary human story of career highs and lows that shows, even in the Gibbs' darkest times, their music was rarely out of the charts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 STA

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 STA

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Abby O'Hurley, the widow of a notorious race car champion, hides her past from arrogant biographer Dylan Crosby, and professional dancer Maddy O'Hurley shows ruthless businessman Reed Valentine the importance of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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

Keith, Anthony R.

Summary: Poet, writer, and hip-hop educator Tony Keith Jr. makes his debut with a powerful YA memoir in verse, tracing his journey from being a closeted gay Black teen battling poverty, racism, and homophobia to becoming an openly gay first-generation college student who finds freedom in poetry. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, George M. Johnson, and Jacqueline Woodson.Tony dreams about life after...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 KEI

Lyga, Barry.

Summary: After solving a deadly case in the small town of Lobo's Nod, seventeen-year-old Jazz, the son of history's most infamous serial murderer, travels to New York City to help the police track down the Hat-Dog Killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2014

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Olson, Elsie

Summary: This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Taylor Swift. Readers learn about Swift's early life, her award-winning success in both country and pop music, and her philanthropic work. Features include a timeline, glossary, fun facts, online resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2022

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Bailey, Dale

Summary: American Charles Hayden came to England to forget the past. Failed father, failed husband, and failed scholar, Charles hopes to put his life back together with a biography of Caedmon Hollow, the long-dead author of a legendary Victorian children's book, In the Night Wood. But soon after settling into Hollow's remote Yorkshire home, Charles learns that the past isn't dead. And every morning the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

5 holds on 16 copies

Summary: From Taylor Jenkins Reid, "a genius when it comes to stories about life and love" (Redbook), comes an unforgettable and sweeping novel about one classic film actress's relentless rise to the top, the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Reid 2017

Bayarri, Jordi

Summary: "Ada Lovelace turned her powerful imagination into a vision of the future, predicting the impact of computers on human life. Lovelace had a unique education and embraced mathematics. She became one of the biggest believers in engineer Charles Babbage's ideas for calculation machines. This graphic biography shows how Lovelace helped spread awareness of what an early computer could do and how she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC BAY

Hardin, Lara Love

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Lara Love Hardin recounts her slide from soccer mom to opioid addict to jailhouse shot-caller and her unlikely comeback as a highly successful ghostwriter in this harrowing, hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Moore, Michael Boulware

Summary: "On the night of May 13th, 1862, as the Civil War raged on in the United States, 16 enslaved people decided they would reach freedom or die trying. Filled to the brim with suspense, this true story details how Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship through the Charleston harbor toward liberation at the Union blockade. Experience both determination and triumph with this picture book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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