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Bruel, Nick

Summary: Kitty has almost everything a cat could want, everything ... except for a phone! To get a device of such magic and beauty, Kitty must do extra chores around the house for three whole months without complaining. Desperate times call for desperate measures, after all! Is Kitty up for such a Herculean task? --Amazon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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Smith, Heather

Summary: "This gorgeously illustrated picture book tells the story of a young Japanese boy who loses his dad in a tsunami."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMI

Rowell, Rainbow.

Summary: A moving and hilarious tale of a marriage on the brink, and one woman's chance to either save it or make sure it never happens.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROW

Nesbø, Jo

Summary: "From the internationally best-selling author, a twisted, multi-layered spin on the classic horror novel. In the wake of his parents' tragic deaths in a house fire, fourteen-year-old Richard Elauved has been sent to live with his aunt and uncle in the remote, insular town of Ballantyne. Richard quickly earns a reputation as an outcast, and when a classmate named Tom goes missing, everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2023

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I-the women of the US Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory. In June 1917, General John Pershing arrived in France to establish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Pulishers 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CHI

Gist, Deeanne.

Summary: In 1904 Texas Ranger Luke Palmer arrives in Brenham, Texas, with one goal--to capture the gang of outlaws led by Frank Comer. Undercover as a telephone repairman, he uses his days on the range to search, not realizing there's another pair of eyes watching him. Georgie Gail, switchboard operator and birder, heads out on a birding expedition, but instead of sighting a painted bunting, her opera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIS

Nesbø, Jo

Summary: "From the internationally best-selling author, a twisted, multi-layered spin on the classic horror novel In the wake of his parents' tragic deaths in a house fire, fourteen-year-old Richard Elauved has been sent to live with his aunt and uncle in the remote, insular town of Ballantyne. Richard quickly earns a reputation as an outcast, and when a classmate named Tom goes missing, everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FI NES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Marsh, Sarah

Summary: "Ellen Lark is on the verge of marriage when she and her fiancé receive an unexpected visit from Alexander Graham Bell. Ellen is deaf and for a time she was Bell's student learning visible speech. During their lessons, Bell also confided in her about his dream of producing a device that would transmit the human voice along a wire: the telephone. Now, on the cusp of wealth and renown, Bell wants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Imai Messina, Laura

Summary: When Yui loses both her mother and her daughter in the tsunami, she begins to mark the passage of time from that date onward: Everything is relative to March 11, 2011, the day the tsunami tore Japan apart, and when grief took hold of her life. Yui struggles to continue on, alone with her pain. Then, one day she hears about a man who has an old disused telephone booth in his garden. There,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IMA

Chiaverini, Jennifer

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I-the women of the US Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Cuti, Vanessa

Summary: "Eager to get married, thirty-year-old Virginia Carey lands a job as an operator at a police tip line, where she thinks finding a husband will be easy. There's Charlie Ford, a surprisingly sweet homicide detective, and charming police chief Declan "Deck" Brady. But just as Virginia's plans begin to fall into place and she can almost picture a ring on her finger, she answers a call from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUT

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: An irresistable police detective and an eccentric mystery writer struggle to separate business from pleasure while pursuing a deranged murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Rober

Marsh, Sarah

Summary: Ellen Lark is on the verge of marriage when she and her fiancé receive an unexpected visit from Alexander Graham Bell. Ellen is deaf and for a time she was Bell's student learning visible speech. During their lessons, Bell also confided in her about his dream of producing a device that would transmit the human voice along a wire: the telephone. Now, on the cusp of wealth and renown, Bell wants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2024

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Pleau-Murissi, Marilyn.

Summary: When his mother and grandmother get phone calls, Caillou feels left out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chouette Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAI

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Four suspense novels of the 1940s. These four stories examine isolated crimes within society that not only breed murder but destructive suspicions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOM

Berg, Gretchen

Summary: The Operator by Gretchen Berg delivers a vivid look inside the heads and hearts of a group of housewives and pokes at the absurdities of 1950s America, a simpler time that was far from simple. In a small town, everyone knows everyone else's business... Nobody knows the people of Wooster, Ohio, better than switchboard operator Vivian Dalton, and she'd be the first to tell you that. She calls it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Berg 2020

Pajer, Bernadette.

Summary: The race to win an electrical competition incites Professor Benjamin Bradshaw's obsession for invention. The contest winner's telephonic system will deliver music of the Seattle Grand Theater to homes throughout the city, and Bradshaw is confident he can win. But he is diverted by a peddler and a child gone missing. When Bradshaw discovers that the peddler's child may have witnessed a murder,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAJ

Runyan, Aimie K.

Summary: "December 1917. As World War I rages in Europe, twenty-four-year-old Ruby Wagner, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family, prepares for her upcoming wedding to a society scion. Like her life so far, it's all been carefully arranged. But when her beloved older brother is killed in combat, Ruby follows her heart and answers the Army Signal Corps' call for women operators to help overseas. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUN

Mayer, Mercer

Summary: Uh-oh, Dad needs help! When Dad is locked in the basement, Little Critter knows what to do. He picks up the phone to dial three numbers. The firement arrive in just a few minutes to rescue Dad... but they don't stay long to share in the excitement. They have another job to do. Join Littler Critter as he shares his 9-1-1 smarts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MAY

Ledwidge, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LED

Coble, Colleen

Summary: "As a 911 dispatcher, Dana Newell takes pride in being calm in tough circumstrances. In addition to her emotionally-charged career, she's faced enough emergencies in her own life. She recently escaped her abusive fianc©♭ to move to tranquil Rock Harbor where she hopes life will be more peaceful. But the idyllic town hides more danger and secrets than it first appeared. Dana is continually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC COB

Coble, Colleen

Summary: "As a 911 dispatcher, Dana Newell takes pride in being calm in tough circumstances. In addition to her emotionally-charged career, she's faced enough emergencies in her own life. She recently escaped her abusive fiancé to move to tranquil Rock Harbor where she hopes life will be more peaceful. But the idyllic town hides more danger and secrets than it first appeared. Dana is continually drawn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Thao, Dustin

Summary: Julie Clarke, de diecisiete años, tiene todo su futuro planeado: marcharse de su pequeño pueblo junto a su novio, Sam, ir a la universidad en la ciudad, pasar un verano en Japón. Pero entonces Sam muere. Y todo cambia. Desesperada por escucharle una vez más, Julie llama al móvil de Sam para escuchar la grabación de su buzón de voz. Y Sam coge el teléfono.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ediciones Kiwiw 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH THA

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC JEN

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