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Orenstein, Peggy

Summary: "Peggy Orenstein's Girls & Sex broke ground, shattered taboos, and galvanized conversations about young women's right to pleasure and agency in sexual encounters. It also had an unintended effect on its author: Orenstein realized that talking about girls is only half the conversation. To understand girls and sex, we also need to talk about boys and sex. Today's young men are subject to the same...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 ORE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 ORE

Thrash, Maggie

Summary: All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC THR

Goldfield, David R.

Summary: A history of the post-World War II decades traces the efforts of an activist federal government to guide the U.S. toward a realization of the American Dream, exploring the era's unprecedented economic, social, and environmental growth. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.9 GOL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Teen Graffiti 1900

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9 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: 2020-01/02
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Summary: When a teenage boy with extraordinary abilities appears out of nowhere near Seattle, Washington, a kindhearted social worker and her family are the only people to offer him a home. The young man's capabilities and brilliance seem to grow stronger each day, but these talents are just one clue to the mystery of the boy they call Kyle, and the questions are starting to grow: Where did he come...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Two nerdy best friends have the power to create the "perfect woman". Like a computer-generated fairy godmother, the two use their creation to learn about the pleasures and pitfalls of adolescences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gibney, Bruce

Summary: Gibney shows how America was hijacked by a generation whose reckless self-indulgence degraded the foundations of American prosperity. Acting without empathy, prudence, or respect for facts-- acting, in other words, as sociopaths-- they turned American dynamism into stagnation, inequality, and bipartisan fiasco. In the 2030s damage to Social Security, public finances, and the environment will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 GIB

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. A National Book Award Finalist! In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KOR

Summary: Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SCA

Houston, James

Summary: Examines American attitudes toward adolescent sexuality and how it affects today's teenagers and compares European attitudes with those in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LET

Escott, Paul D.

Summary: "Throughout the Civil War, newspaper headlines and stories repeatedly asked some variation of the question posed by the New York Times in 1862, "What shall we do with the negro?" The future status of African Americans was a pressing issue for both those in the North and in the South. Consulting a broad range of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, army records, government documents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 ESC

Klingaman, William K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KLI

Wiegand, Wayne A.

Summary: "Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that many are registered borrowers. Although library authorities have argued that the public library functions primarily as a civic institution necessary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 WIE

Summary: "These 101 stories showcase an America filled with good people who volunteer in their communities, help their neighbors, and pride themselves on doing the right thing"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 CHI

Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Walden, Tillie

Summary: Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark. Weekends were spent in glitter and tights at competitions. Perform. Smile. And do it again. She was good....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

Kindlon, Daniel J. (Daniel James)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 KIN

Sommers, Christina Hoff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 SOM

Summary: A story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen. The film was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period from May 2002 to October 2013, showing the growth of Mason and his older sister, Samantha, to adulthood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOY RATED R

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BOY

Summary: As Norman continues to spiral out of control, Norma's desperation to help her son amplifies. Growing increasingly fearful of him, Norma goes to great lengths to find Norman the professional help he needs. This further complicates their once unbreakable trust while Norman struggles to maintain his grip on reality. As Sheriff Romero finds himself drawn back into their lives, he must ask himself...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BAT

Summary: Movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey bring his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida. Fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis can't wait for Woolsey's arrival, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk. His vision takes on a sudden urgency as the Cuban Missile Crisis places the real threat of atomic horror just 90 miles off...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Daldry, Jeremy

Summary: "The go-to book about growing up for teenage (or soon-to-be teenage) boys everywhere, updated with brand-new content for today's social media-driven world. Why do crushes make a person go crazy?Where is the best place to break up?What's up with bad teenage mustaches? With chapters covering everything from dating, kissing, and shaving, to moods, peer pressure, bullying, and drugs, The Teenage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.2 DAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.2 DAL

Summary: Naive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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Summary: When Air Force One is shot down by terrorists leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness, there is only one person around who can save him, a thirteen-year old boy called Oskari. In the forest on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his family, Oskari had been planning to track down a deer, but instead discovers the most powerful man on the planet in an escape pod.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Relativity 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bi

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