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Spilsbury, Richard

Summary: "In 2000, the FDA approved the Da Vinci surgical robotic system. The Da Vinci is a robot controlled by a surgeon used to do delicate and technical surgeries, and it represents a whole segment of robots used to aid doctors, pharmacists, and others in the medical field. Readers are introduced to cutting-edge medical technology with full-color photographs of robots actually used in hospitals and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 SPI

Hamilton, S.L. (Sue L.)

Summary: Simple text and close-up photographs present the amazing advancements of today's robots. Readers will learn about the incredible developments and abilities of robots who can enter earthquake, avalanche, volcano, fire, and even nuclear disaster sites to perform search and rescue work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.892 HAM

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Hartman, Ashley Strehle

Summary: "Some robots can dance, perform acrobatic stunts, and even have conversations with their owners. Entertainment Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 HAR

Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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Nargi, Lela

Summary: Karl is an Abyssinian ground hornbill with a special challenge. His lower bill had broken off and made eating difficult. Karl did a great job of adapting and finding new ways to eat, but he wasn't getting all the food he needed. His zookeepers at the National Zoo and friends at the Smithsonian Institute wanted to help. Could an old bird skeleton and a 3-D printer give Karl a new beak? Karl's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG NAR

Smolan, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice Hall Press 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 610 SMO

Summary: Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe, a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month's stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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Wallach, Joel D.

Summary: Skyrocketing health-care costs today are forcing many people to take another look at conventional medical treatment and determine how they can eliminate a major portion of costly medical expenses. The authors discuss the importance of the ninety essential nutrients and sixty essential minerals and how they affect your body and health. Their principle medical axiom is: It's not what you eat that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellness Publications LLC. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615 WAL

Rosca, Madeleine

Summary: Little Lucy Snow was meant to be enjoying her first day at the nice elementary school in town; however, a macabre twist of fate sees her enrolled instead at Miss Weaver's Academy for the Scientifically Gifted and Ethically Unfettered -- also known as Hollow Fields. The grim boarding school dedicates itself to raising the next generation of mad scientists and evil geniuses!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas 2009

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Summary: Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI I

Maloney, Brenna

Summary: Take an in-depth look at the history and cultural impact of robots through the years in this educational and interactive guide! Robots are everywhere-building cars, driving cars, performing surgery, helping soldiers and fire fighters, even vacuuming! From high up in space to the bottom of the ocean, robots are an instrumental part of how humans are learning about the world. This encyclopedic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Kids 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.892 MAL

Offit, Paul A.

Summary: Scientists are often unable to package their insights into the neat narratives that the public requires. Enter celebrities, advocates, lobbyists-- people taking advantage of scientists' reluctance to provide easy answers, flooding the media with misleading or incorrect claims about health risks. Offit shares hard-earned wisdom on the dos and don'ts of battling misinformation. He discusses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.101 OFF

Riley, Judith Merkle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Summary: Touching on biotech, nanotech, robotics, and bioinformatics, Dr. Daniel Kraft presents a vision of medicine that would be preventive, personalized, and participatory. This TEDTalk offers a fast-paced look at the next few years of medical innovation, focusing on the digital devices that will allow physicians to diagnose and even treat illness without using invasive procedures... and that will...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Nothing can replace the skills of good doctors and nurses, but without digital technology and advanced electronic systems, the field of medicine would soon collapse. X-Rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRI and PET imaging all use electronics to map different aspects of the human body and convert the information into a visual format. This program visits one of the world's leading research centers...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Pereus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Dickmann, Nancy

Summary: Discusses the progress women have made in the field of medicine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

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

Plaidy, Jean

Summary: A fictional account of Catherine de' Medici, the fourteen-year-old reluctant Italian bride to the second son of the King of France, Henry, during the sixteenth-century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: While her tyrannical family is out of favor in Italy, young Catherine de Medici is raised in convents, then in 1533, when she is fourteen, her uncle, Pope Clement VII, arranges for her marriage to prince Henri of France, who is destined to become king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Sonneborn, Scott

Summary: Searching in Los Angeles for the descendant of the man whose right eye was used to create his dad, J.D. discovers that the man, Sam Hammer, is a detective on the trail of a werewolf--and finds himself arrested at the request of Frankenstein's daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SON

Sonneborn, Scott

Summary: On the day the orphanage where he has grown up closes, J.D. discovers that he is the son of Frankenstein's monster, so he sets out to find the people that all the mismatched parts that he inherited came from--and do it before Frankenstein's creepy daughter, who wants to outdo her father, can find them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SON

Sobey, Edwin J. C.

Summary: Have you always been fascinated with robots? Do you want to know how to build one yourself? Learn the basics from a real-life expert and get some hands-on experience. The world of robotics engineering is at your fingertips. -- Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dabble Lab/Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018

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