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Ung, Loung.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 UNG, CHOU UNG

Bucci, Andra

Summary: "On March 28, 1944, six-year-old Tati, her four-year-old sister Andra, and other members of the family were deported to Auschwitz. Their mother Mira was determined to keep track of her girls. After being tattooed with their inmate numbers, she made them memorize her number and told them to "always remember your name." In keeping this promise to their mother, the sisters were able to be reunited...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Astra House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUCCI BUC

Byrne, Paula

Summary: "Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would break with her family for love."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, KATHLEEN BYR

Kohler, Sheila

Summary: "A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOHLER, SHEILA KOH

Levine, Liz

Summary: "In November of 2016, Liz Levine's younger sister, Tamara, reached a breaking point after years of living with mental illness. In the dark hours before dawn, she sent a final message to her family and committed suicide. In Nobody Every Talks About Anything But the End, Liz weaves the story of what happened to Tamara with another significant death--that of Liz's childhood love, Judson, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINE, LIZ LEV

McNamara, Eileen

Summary: Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRIVER, EUNICE KENNEDY MCN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SHRIVER MCN

Kann, Wendy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.91 KAN

Iperen, Roxane van

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: During the Second World War two Jewish sisters -- Janny and Lien Brilleslijper -- run one of the largest hideaways in The Netherlands: The High Nest, a villa in The Gooi area. While the last remaining Jews are being hunted in The Netherlands, the lives of dozens of hideaways kept going for better or for worse, right under the noses of their National Socialist neighbors. Eventually, the nest is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 IPE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 Iperen 2019

Chang, Jung

Summary: The most famous sisters in China, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power during a time of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations. Red Sister, Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen; Little Sister, May-ling, became Madame Chiang Kai-shek; Big Sister, Ei-Ling, became Chiang's unofficial main adviser, and made herself one of China's richest women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CHA

Mentzel, Cara

Summary: "Voice Lessons is the story of one younger sister growing up in the shadow of a larger-than-life older sister--looking up to her, wondering how they were alike and how they were different and, ultimately, learning how to live her own life and speak in her own voice on her own terms."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MEN

Harper, Charise Mericle

Summary: "Meet Charise. She's energetic, helpful, a model pet owner and full of inventions. But she's also a bad sister. When she goes too far and breaks little brother Daniel's tooth, can she redeem herself? Is an accident really an accident if you could have stopped it? But most importantly... What does it mean to be a good sister?"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2021

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Sullivan, Teresa

Summary: When Mikey is young, the Sullivans are a closely knit unit, all of them devoted to caring for her. But as Mikey grows older, she also grows increasingly violent. By the time she's twelve, institutionalization is the only available option--and without the shared purpose of caring for Mikey, the family begins to unravel. As her family falls apart, Teresa searches for relief and connection during...

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Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SUL

Lerner, Gerda

Summary: "A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326 LER

Jacobs, Diane.

Summary: "For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters. "Never sisters loved each other better than we."--Abigail Adams in a letter to her sister Mary, June 1776 Much has been written about the enduring marriage of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail. But few know of the equally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAMS, ABIGAIL JAC

Morton, Andrew

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret examines their early idyllic youth as the closest of sisters as well as their often fraught relationship after their father's death and Elizabeth's ascension to the throne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B WINDSOR SISTERS MOR

Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle.

Summary: The true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.1 SED

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 SEDIQI, KAMELA LEM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SIDIQI LEM

Wood, Lana

Summary: In this true crime memoir, Lana Wood offers a no-holds-barred account of the life and death of her sister, Natalie Wood, including exclusive new information from people directly involved in the investigation. Clearing up the myths and misconceptions behind her sister's death, the legendary Hollywood actress reveals the secrets she's been holding onto for decades, and in doing so, sets the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2021

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.54 FOR

Ginsberg, Debra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 GIN

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Kehoe, Elisabeth.

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian society, a portrait of the three Jerome sisters--American heiresses who married into the heights of British society--spans three generations, from their parents through their children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KEH

Scott, Joyce (Joyce Wallace)

Summary: "An introduction to the life and art of Judith Scott, a renowned artist. Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome. She was deaf, and never learned to speak. She was also a talented artist. Judith was institutionalized until her sister Joyce reunited with her and enrolled her in an art class. Judith went on to become an artist of renown with her work displayed in museums and galleries around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCO

Bush, Jenna

Summary: Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father's side when he took the same oath. They spent their college years watched over by Secret Service agents and became fodder for the tabloids, with teenage mistakes making national headlines. But the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUS

Miller, Sarah

Summary: "When they were born on May 28, 1934, quintuplets Yvonne, Annette, Cécile, Émilie, and Marie captivated the world, defying medical history with every breath they took. In an effort to protect them from hucksters and showmen, the Ontario government took custody of the quints, sequestering them in a private, custom-built hospital across the road from their family. Here, Sarah Miller reconstructs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 MIL

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