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Sumner, Jamie

Summary: When her mother is injured in a car accident, twelve-year-old Franny tries to keep their fragile world intact by taking over her mom's cleaning jobs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2023

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Summary: Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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Cadow, Kenneth M.

Summary: Ian Gray isn't supposed to have a dog, but a lot of things that shouldn't happen end up happening anyway. And Gather, Ian's adopted pup, is good company now that Ian has to quit the basketball team, find a job, and take care of his mom as she tries to overcome her opioid addiction. Despite the obstacles thrown their way, Ian is determined to keep his family afloat no matter what it takes. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CAD

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2015

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Spencer, Renè

Summary: Two children lost at sea must overcome a language barrier if they want to find a way home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2024

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Packer, Alex J.

Summary: This book takes the principles of the 12 step recovery programs and applies them to the task of raising children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden Informational Educational Services 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.292 PAC

Burroughs, William S.

Summary: Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in an edition that features restored text, archival material, and an essay on psychoactive drugs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2009

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Alessandri, Alexandra

Summary: "English just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers her native Spanish. As she prepares for a new school, she knows she's going to have to learn. Her first day is uncomfortable, until she employs her crayons and discovers there's more than one way to communicate with new friends"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

Willems, Mo

Summary: Geraldo está cansado y gruñón. ¿Soñará con Cerdita? ¿O ella no lo dejará soñar?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN WIL

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Ricky Lam had it all -- a thriving film career, the adoration of countless fans, incredible wealth, and a cocaine and alcohol problem that almost destroyed him. Luckily, he also had his older brother Philip -- who strong-armed him into an addiction clinic. After 15 years, Ricky wants to mend the rift that erupted between the brothers during those dark days. But when tragedy strikes, erasing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2011

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Martin, Charles

Summary: "When Kelly MacThomas Pockets finished his last tour as part of the Scottish Special Forces, he was hired to consult for a film director to finesse some scenes that weren't working. In a twist he never saw coming, he ended up moving to L.A. to work as the bodyguard for movie star Maybe Joe Sue. It didn't take long for Pockets to realize there were two Joe Sues: the Joe Sue the public saw with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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Seranella, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SER

Summary: Documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. Against a background of social stigma, addiction recovery advocates are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANO

Summary: "In the heart of downtown Seattle is the Union Gospel Mission - a homeless shelter catering to the addicted and the abused. For these men and women, hope is a novelty, self-esteem a luxury, and recovery a faraway ideal. But within the UGM is one man, an ex-Army Ranger, who believes in them. Believes in life. Believes in mountains. And he will attempt to use one of the most treacherous peaks in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Halperin, Hanna

Summary: "By the author of Something Wild, a gripping portrait of a tumultuous, consuming relationship between a young woman and a recovering addict When Leah Kempler meets Charlie Nelson in line at the grocery store, their connection is immediate and intense. Charlie, with his big feelings and grand proclamations of love, captivates her completely. But there are peculiarities of his life-he's older...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Raúl the Third

Summary: "Little Lobo and his friends are excited for the out-of-this-world book festival the Guadalupian Library hosts every year! Everyone has a special book they're looking for, but there's so much to see and do first. From cookbook demonstrations and comics workshops to mask making and language classes, this library has something for everyone. Can Little Lobo, Bernabé, Kooky Dooky, Coco Rocho, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAU

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

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

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

Summary: Using rhyming text, a child describes the wonder of the ocean experienced through each of her five senses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH RYA

Jamison, Leslie

Summary: Presents an exploration of addiction that blends memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and journalistic reportage to analyze the role of stories in conveying the addiction experience, sharing insights based on the lives of artists whose achievements were shaped by addiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.86 JAM

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH SAN

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: George y Richard tienen dinosaurios de juguetes, pero no quieren compartir. ¿Podr?n la Cerdita Peppa y la Coneja Rebecca ense?arlos a ser amables el uno con el otro? Un cuento sobre compartir, con pegatinas, basado en la popular serie de televisi?n de Nick Jr.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH RUS

Montague, Liz

Summary: Rose, Amethyst, and Lavender, fifth-year students at the Brooklyn School of Magic, need to pass the Equinox Test in order to move up to Middle Magic--but they soon face self-doubts, a cheating scandal, and trouble brewing in the magical community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2024

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