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Summary: Professor Gates' journey continues as a weekly series that will look at an ever-widening spectrum of our nation's fascinating ethnic mixture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD 813 STO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA 813 Stone 2007

Cerasi, Christopher

Summary: Red, Chuck, Bomb, and Terrence are Angry Birds who don t quite fit in with the other cheerful birds on Bird Island. When they meet in an anger-management class, things are bound to get out of hand!Meet the Angry Birds, a Level Two I Can Read book, is geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.The Angry Birds Movie, based on the international video game phenomenon,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Cervantes, Jennifer

Summary: To prevent the Mayan gods from battling each other and destroying the world, thirteen-year-old Zane must unravel an ancient prophecy, stop an evil god, and discover how the physical disability that makes him reliant on a cane also connects him to his father and his ancestry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION CER

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CER

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

McCann, Colum

Summary: Presents a fictional account of the life of Rudolf Nureyev, following his first ballet lessons under Anna Vasileva, his relationship with the ambitious Yulia, and his experiences with Venezuelan hustler Victor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Ollhoff, Jim

Summary: Provides an overview of Mayan and Aztec mythology, with information on creation stories, gods, views on the soul and world, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing Company 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292 OLL

Bullard, Lisa.

Summary: Explains the history behind the holiday and discusses how it is celebrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 972.07 BUL

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J972.07 BUL

Miller, Pat Zietlow.

Summary: Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Miller 2016

Summary: Includes seven Timeless Stories: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus is Comin' to Town; Frosty the snowman; Frosty returns; Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol; The little drummer boy; and Cricket on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Media 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD JUV ORI

Nguyen, Dustin

Summary: It is April and Mr. Freeze is being released from Arkham Asylum, and it is up to Batman to make sure he has really mended his ways--then on Cinco de Mayo, Robin leads his friends into battle in Gotham's seedy underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 NGU

D'Amato, Brian.

Summary: Math prodigy and Maya descendant Jed DeLanda is invited by his former mentor, Taro, to travel back in time into another person's life more than thirteen centuries earlier to learn about a "sacrifice game" that has been described in a newly discovered Mayan codex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAM

Paris, Harper

Summary: "Twins Ethan and Ella are in the Maasai Mara in Kenya, and there's another mystery to solve. Where are all the lions? Ethan and Ella spot lots of cool animals, but the one they're most excited about, they can't seem to find"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Summary: A young Mexican American from California learns about her heritage and celebrates the holiday with her friends, family, and community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.262 HOY

Smith, Kathryn

Summary: "The Schindler House in West Hollywood, California, was designed in November 1921 by architect Rudolph M. Schindler for himself, his wife, and another couple. Not only was this a radical program for its time, but when the house was completed, in June 1922, it looked completely different from any other house in the United States. But the importance of the house is greater than an issue of style:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728 SMI

Summary: "An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Ancient Maya culture. Features include a timeline, map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Maya culture, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.8 MYS

Otto, Carolyn.

Summary: An introduction to the history and traditions surrounding the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.262 OTT

Fagan, Bob.

Summary: The crowds keep coming to Los Cabos as much to relax on its beaches and in its spas as to golf on its courses and sail or fish its waters. Well-rounded Los Cabos has more to offer than the average beach resort, including regional wines, a happening arts scene, and both desert and ocean adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel Publications 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 Los Cabos 2013

English, Charlie

Summary: The story of how a team of librarians and archivists joined forces to spirit tens of thousands of ancient manuscripts into hiding when al-Qaeda-linked jihadists surged across Mali in 2012, threatening the existence of these precious documents. Relying on extensive research and firsthand reporting, Charlie English expertly twines a fraught and fascinating account of one of the planet's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.2 ENG

Osborne, Lawrence

Summary: As night falls on Macau and the neon signs that line the rain-slick streets come alive, Doyle - "Lord Doyle" to his fellow players - descends into his casino of choice to try his luck at the baccarat tables that are the anchor of his current existence. A corrupt English lawyer who has escaped prosecution by fleeing to the East, Doyle spends his nights drinking and gambling and his days sleeping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2014

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Summary: Examines the life and legacy of African American poet, memoirist, and civil rights worker Maya Angelou, from her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to the recitation of her inaugural poem for President Bill Clinton. Includes Angelou's own words woven together with archival photographs and videos as well as interviews with Angelou's friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAY NOT RATED

Kast-Myers, Marlise

Summary: Offers information on accommodations, restaurants, and local attractions, providing symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, itineraries, and guidelines for shopping excursions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL MEXICO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 CAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.2 CAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 Cancun 2016

Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1970

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: B ANGELOU ANG