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Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Summary: "A collection of four stories from the Deaf community, reflecting Deaf culture and language. Includes hand signs and an interesting history on devices for the Deaf" Cf. Our choice, 2001.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMA

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Starr a 16 ans, elle est noire et vit dans un quartier difficile, rythmé par les guerres de gangs, la drogue et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle rejoint son lycée blanc situé dans une banlieue chic; tous les jours, elle fait le grand écart entre ses deux vies, ses deux mondes. Mais tout vole en éclats le soir où son ami d'enfance Khalil est tué. Sous ses yeux, de trois balles dans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH THO

Summary: Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ITS

Summary: Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than one hundred pieces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 831.01 COL

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Ng, Celeste.

Summary: À Shaker Heights, banlieue riche et tranquille de Cleveland, tout est soigneusement planifié pour le bonheur des résidents. Rien ne dépasse, rien ne déborde, à l'image de l'existence parfaitement réglée d'Elena Richardson, femme au foyer exemplaire. Lorsque Mia Warren, une mère célibataire et bohème, vient s'installer dans cette bulle idyllique avec sa fille Pearl, les relations avec la famille...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sonatine Ed. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 FIC NG

Nair, Anita

Summary: Bangalore, la cosmopolite Silicon Valley indienne, s'apprête à célébrer la première nuit du Ramadan. Le quartier musulman de Shivaji Nagar brille de mille feux lorsqu'un jeune prostitué est attaqué et brulé vif dans une ruelle sordide... Confiée à l'inspecteur Borei Gowda, quinquagénaire désabusé, l'affaire ne fait que commencer. Un nouveau meurtre similaire est bientôt perpétré, et les témoins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Librairie Générale française 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 NAI FRENCH

Green, John

Summary: "Hazel, 16 ans, est atteinte d'un cancer. Son dernier traitement semble avoir arrêté l'évolution de la maladie, mais elle se sait condamnée. Bien qu'elle s'y ennuie passablement, elle intègre un groupe de soutien, fréquenté par d'autres jeunes malades. C'est là qu'elle rencontre Augustus, un garçon en rémission, qui partage son humour et son goût de la littérature. Entre les deux adolescents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH GRE

Posthuma, Lisabeth

Summary: "Joel's new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he's made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapist--a part-time job--the first step toward the elusive Normal life he's been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened. Lucky for Joel, ROYO...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogswart School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ren min wen xue chu ban she 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 FIC ROW

Summary: When gravely ill teenager Milla falls deeply in love with petty drug dealer Moses, it's her parents' worst nightmare. But as Milla's first encounter with love brings her a new lust for life, things get difficult and traditional morals go out the window. Milla soon shows everyone in her circle, her parents, Moses, a sensitive music teacher, a promising child violinist, and a charmingly honest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Lévy, Marc

Summary: A New York, sur la 5e Avenue, s'élève un petit immeuble pas tout à fait comme les autres ... Ses habitants sont très attachés à leur liftier, Deepak, chargé de faire fonctionner l'ascenseur mécanique, une véritable antiquité. Mais la vie de la joyeuse communauté se trouve chamboulée lorsque son collègue de nuit tombe dans l'escalier. Quand Sanji, le mystérieux neveu de Deepak, débarque en...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions Robert Laffont 2018

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 LEV FRENCH

Summary: Parents, friends, sex education classes, the media-all of them shape our perceptions of reproduction and physical intimacy. Starting at the beginning, then, this program focuses on developmental issues in human sexuality. Its four interview segments question children on what they know about love and sex; adolescents on what they know about sex and what constitutes good sex education; adults on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Experts agree that the ways in which we develop in childhood have a strong effect on our later lives. This video depicts child development from the ages of 4 to 6, the years in which a child practices and fine-tunes motor skills and coordination, tests physical abilities, and experiences the onset of demanding physical, emotional, and social changes and challenges. Included is the first year of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although children 7 to 12 still need their physical safety and health protected, they also require strong role models, boundaries, and positive feedback to develop fully. This video will take the viewer through two stages: (1) middle childhood, when children build on what they learned in early childhood, and (2) early adolescence, when children begin to undergo the changes associated with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Butler, Dori Hillestad.

Summary: Landing a first official case after solving the mystery of the library ghost, Kaz and Claire investigate a neighbor's attic to see if they can discover an explanation for its seemingly spooky qualities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Abraham, Daniel

Summary: "Lord Regent Geder Palliako's great war has spilled across the world, nation after nation falling before the ancient priesthood and the weapon of dragons. But even as conquest follows conquest, the final victory retreats before him like a mirage. Schism and revolt begin to erode the foundations of the empire, and the great conquest threatens to collapse into a permanent war of all against all....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Summary: On the verge of turning 15, Georgia sets her sights on Robbie, the gorgeous new guy at school who plays bass for the Stiff Dylans. Sadly, he is already dating her evil archrival: blonde, perfect Lindsay. With her flamboyantly dressed cat Angus and her girl posse, the Ace Gang, by her side, Georgia sets her plan in motion to nab the boyfriend of her dreams, and have the best birthday party ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ANG

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Stone, Tamara Ireland.

Summary: Told from his point of view, continues the love story of Bennett, a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco, and Anna, sixteen, of 1995 Evanston, Illinois, as they try to make their relationship work despite his fear that it is not meant to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: L'enchanteur Merlin confie à Tom et Léa une nouvelle mission importante : sauver la Grande Dame de la Lagune, qui court un terrible danger! Les enfants se retrouvent à Venise, au milieu d'une foule déguisée : c'est carnaval!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baynard Jeunesse 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 OSB FRENCH

Summary: How accurate is the term "identical twins"? Can a cell-for-cell likeness between two siblings really exist? And what does that say about the supposed uniqueness of each human being? This program examines the genetics, physiology, and psychology behind such questions as it presents fascinating real-world case studies of identical twin development. Viewers meet monozygotic twins raised apart and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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