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Sagan, Sasha (Alexandra Rachel Druyan)

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Part memoir, part guidebook, and part social history, For Small Creatures Such as We is the first book from the daughter of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan--a luminous exploration of all Earth's marvels that require no faith in order to be believed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Benjamin, Carol Lea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/Harper Collins 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Quin, Tegan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: High School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who grew up at the height of grunge and rave culture in the nineties, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexuality, often alone, they also faced academic meltdown, their parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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Moriarty, Laura.

Summary: Leigh is the mother of high-achieving, popular high school senior Kara. Their relationship is already strained for reasons Leigh does not fully understand when, in a moment of carelessness, Kara makes a mistake that ends in tragedy -- the effects of which not only divide Leigh's family, but polarize the entire community. We see the story from Leigh's perspective, as she grapples with the hard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Moriarty

Kirschner, Ann.

Summary: For nearly fifty years, Sala Kirschner kept a secret: she had survived five years as a slave in seven different Nazi work camps. We know surprisingly little about the vast network of Nazi labor camps, where imprisoned Jews built railroads and highways, churned out munitions and materiel, and otherwise supported the limitless needs of the Nazi war machine. This book gives us an insider's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KIR

Park, Linda Sue.

Summary: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of a safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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

Starr, Douglas P.

Summary: With high drama and stunning detail, relates the infamous crime and punishment of French serial killer Joseph Vacher, interweaving the story of how Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, Emile Fourquet and colleagues developed forensic science as we know it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 STA

Alexander, Lloyd.

Summary: In this final part of the chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in an ultimate confrontation, which determines the fate of Taran, the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wanted to be a hero.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Taber, Sara Mansfield.

Contents: Preface -- pt. 1. The Sea -- book 1: Dragons (Taipei, Taiwan, 1961-1962) -- The Wall -- The Chicken Village -- Whispers -- Night Soil -- book 2: Gum (Bethesda, Maryland, 1962-1964) -- Cross my Heart -- Jap -- The Tomb -- American -- book 3: Rainlight (The Hague, The Netherlands, 1964-1968) -- Klompen -- Dutchies -- My Father's Bath -- The Pistol -- Nicole -- Home -- pt. 2. The Shore -- book 4:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TABER, SARA MANSFIELD TAB

Summary: The story is based on the tabloid sensation of 1936, the fatal love affair of Sada Abe, a former geisha turned maid, and Kichizo Yoshida, the owner of the Tokyo ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) at which she worked. Abandoning his wife and his business, Kichizo gives himself up to two weeks of dissipation with Sada at a nearby inn, which climaxes in sadomasochistic love games--and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

Alexander, Lloyd.

Summary: Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Tegan and Sara

Summary: Accompanying DVD includes: States, a documentary filmed in summer 2010, using American touring footage and interviews to illuminate their early career; India, a documentary filmed during a tour of India in Nov. 2010; For the most part, a live concert recorded Nov. 2010 at the Warehouse Studios.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vapor/Warner Bros. 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK TEG

Graham, Winston

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Cornwall, 1798-1799. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament--his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares--as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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Downer, Lesley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Books 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 895.613 DOW

Summary: In 2004, Izzat Majeed founded Sachal Studios to create a space for traditional music in a nation that had rejected its musical roots. After convincing a number of master musicians to pick up their instruments again, they quietly released some classical and folk albums, but it was an experimental album fusing jazz and South Asian instruments that brought Sachal Studios worldwide acclaim. Their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Britton, Andrew

Summary: After militia members murder the niece of the U.S. president at a refugee camp in the West Darfur region, ex-CIA agent Ryan Kealey is tasked with infiltrating a conspiracy that runs from the lawless streets of Sudan to the highest levels of American government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Klaussmann, Liza

Summary: A tale based on the real-life inspirations for Fitzgerald's Tender Is the Night finds expats Sara and Gerald Murphy sharing freewheeling days, hosting parties and hiding heartbreaking secrets in the 1920s French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

Habib, Samaa.

Summary: "The thrilling and heart-wrenching true story of a former Muslim woman's journey to heaven and back when she was victim of a terrorist bombing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 275.6 HAB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 275.608 Habib 2014

Park, Linda Sue.

Summary: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Park 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAR

Laam, Jennifer.

Summary: "A compelling alternate history of the Romanov family in which a secret fifth daughter--smuggled out of Russia before the revolution--continues the royal lineage to dramatic consequences. In her riveting debut novel, The Secret Daughter of the Tsar, Jennifer Laam seamlessly braids together the stories of three women: Veronica, Lena, and Charlotte. Veronica is an aspiring historian living in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAA

Summary: The drama continues as season two begins moments after the explosive season one finale. The girls are the talk of the town -- and not in a good way. Whoever said that change is good has never visited Rosewood, PA ... or come across four pretty little liars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PRE

Hoff, Benjamin

Summary: Author/narrator Hoff calls Winnie the Pooh a "Western Taoist'' and uses the unassuming bear to introduce Eastern philosophical principles. Pooh epitomizes the "uncarved block,'' as he is well in tune with his natural inner self.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books, c1992. 1983

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 299 Hoff 1993