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Schillace, Brandy

Summary: "The mesmerizing biography of a brilliant and eccentric surgeon and his quest to transplant the human soul. In the early days of the Cold War, a spirit of desperate scientific rivalry birthed a different kind of space race: not the race to outer space that we all know, but a race to master the inner space of the human body. While surgeons on either side of the Iron Curtain competed to become...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, ROBERT JOSEPH SCH

Mezrich, Joshua D.

Summary: A transplant surgeon discusses the pioneers, science, and ethical challenges of organ transplantation as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care, and offers illuminating stories of his own patients.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEZRICH, JOSHUA D MEZ

Solomon, Rachel Lynn

Summary: Aspiring choreographer Sophie Orenstein, eighteen, wonders if seventeen-year-old Peter Rosenthal-Porter, gifted pianist, best friend, and secret crush, will love her back after receiving her kidney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SOL

Mickle, Shelley Fraser

Summary: Against a global backdrop of wartime suffering and postwar hope, Borrowing Life gathers the personal histories of the men and women behind the team that enabled and performed the modern medical miracle of the world's first successful organ transplant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.4 MIC

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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

Murray, Tamsyn

Summary: Jonny and Neve, both fifteen, bond after her twin brother, in whose shadow she has been living, becomes Jonny's just-in-time heart donor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poppy, Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MUR

Malone, Jen

Summary: After the liver disease she was born with flares up unexpectedly, roller derby star Amelia, eighteen, must come to terms with the brevity of life while hoping for an organ transplant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Munson, Ronald

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.25 MUN

Whaley, John Corey.

Summary: Travis Coates has a good head. On someone else's shoulders. Listen: Travis Coates was alive once and then he wasn't. Now he's alive again. Simple as that. The in-between part is still a little fuzzy, but Travis can tell you that, at some point or another, his head got chopped off and shoved into a freezer. Five years later, it was reattached to some other guy's body, and well, here he is....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks (Children's) 2014

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

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 NIE

Foran, Racquel

Summary: Introduces organ transplantation, discussing the history and development of procedures used today, organ donation, and life after transplant surgery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 617.95 FOR

Irving, John

Summary: When a New York journalist suffers a horrible accident--his left hand eaten by a lion while reporting on a story from India--witnessed by millions on television, viewers rally to help him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IRV

Summary: Organ transplantation is one of the major breakthroughs of modern medicine but tragically out of reach for many thousands of people whose lives might be saved. Without enough organs to go around, an effort has emerged to persuade living Samaritans-relatives, friends, and even strangers-to donate one of their kidneys, yet still the shortage persists, and it remains against the law to pay people...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Whaley, John Corey.

Summary: After dying at age sixteen, Travis Coates' head was removed and frozen for five years before being attached to another body, and now the old Travis and the new must find a way to coexist while figuring out changes in his relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHA

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Hatvany, Amy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAT

Shea, Therese

Summary: American landmarks sometimes evoke more than their original intent. For example, the Statue of Liberty was a gift symbolizing the friendship between France and the United States, but it became a welcoming monument to millions of immigrants heading to Ellis Island. This beautifully designed book offers numerous intriguing facts about American landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Statue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SHE

Cleave, Paul

Summary: "Joshua is convinced there is a family curse. It's taken loved ones from him, it's robbed him of his eyesight, and it's the reason why his father is killed while investigating the homicide of a young woman. Joshua is handed an opportunity he can't refuse: an operation that will allow him to see the world through his father's eyes. As Joshua navigates a world of sight, he gets glimpses of what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Dr. Nikhil 'Nic' Joshi had it all-marriage, career, purpose. Until, while working for Doctors Without Borders in a Mumbai slum, his wife, Jen, discovered a black market organ transplant ring. Before she could expose the truth, Jen was killed. Two years after the tragedy, Nic is a cruise ship doctor who spends his days treating seasickness and sunburn and his nights in a boozy haze. On one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Shay Bourne shattered June Nealon's life when he murdered her husband and daughter. Now, as New Hampshire's first death row inmate in 58 years, his last request is one he believes might bring him salvation. Shay wants to donate his heart to June's other, ailing daughter. But since he is scheduled for lethal injection, this not possible. Further complications arise when Shay begins performing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Picoult 2008

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Shay Bourne, a prisoner on death row in New Hampshire, has one last request: to donate his heart, post-execution, to the sister of his victim who needs a transplant. Bourne says it's the only way he can redeem himself. Shay's spiritual advisor, Fr. Michael Wright, knows redemption has nothing to do with organ donation and plans to convince Bourne; but miracles, witnessed by inmates and prison...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Picoult

Cook, Robin

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Robin Cook takes on the cutting-edge world of gene modification in this pulse-pounding new medical thriller.</strong> When an unidentified, seemingly healthy young woman collapses suddenly on the New York City subway and dies upon reaching the hospital, her case is an eerie reminder for veteran medical examiner Jack Stapleton of the 1918 flu pandemic. Fearful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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

Davis, Tanita S.

Summary: "After her best friend, JC, has a kidney transplant, Serena feels that they are falling out of touch, especially as JC makes a new best friend in the hospital"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: One moment June Nealon was happily looking forward to years full of laughter and adventure with her family, and the next, she was staring into a future that was as empty as her heart. Now her life is a waiting game. Waiting for time to heal her wounds, waiting for justice. In short, waiting for a miracle to happen. For Shay Bourne, life holds no more surprises. The world has given him nothing,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Pic

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Picoult 2008

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