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Verkade, Thalia.

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Our dependence on cars is damaging our health — and the planet’s. Movement asks radical questions about how we approach the biggest urban problem, reflecting on the apparent successes of Dutch cities.Making our communities safer, cleaner, and greener starts with asking the fundamental question: who do our streets belong to?  Although there have been experiments in decreasing traffic in city...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2022

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de la Peña, Matt

Summary: "Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the dirty part of town? Each question is met with an encouraging answer from grandma, who helps him see the beauty and fun in their routine and the world around...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Corimbo 2016

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH DEL

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Most, Doug

Summary: Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.42 MOS

Reis, Ronald A.

Summary: Describes the history of the New York City subway system and how it was built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.428 REI

Grescoe, Taras.

Summary: "Taras Grescoe rides the rails all over the world and makes an elegant and impassioned case for the imminent end of car culture and the coming transportation revolution"I am proud to call myself a straphanger," writes Taras Grescoe. The perception of public transportation in America is often unflattering--a squalid last resort for those with one too many drunk-driving charges, too poor to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.4 GRE

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Explores the history of Dutch colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.702 ENG

Engwicht, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishing 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.4 ENG

Zimmerman, Jean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2006

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Hesse, Monica

Summary: In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery and save the missing girl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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

Summary: A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Bridge 1998

Summary: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger that needs to go from Colorado to San Fransisco. Shortly after receiving the car, he takes a bet to get it there in less than 15 hours. After a few run-ins with motorcycle cops and highway patrol, they start a chase to bring him into custody. Along the way, Kowalski is guided by Supersoul who is a blind DJ...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE VAN

Zapruder, Alexandra

Summary: Traces the life of a Jewish girl who chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary as she hid in an attic in Nazi-occupied Holland for two years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

Hesse, Monica.

Summary: "In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery and save the missing girl"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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Metselaar, Menno.

Summary: Photos of the famous diary, school pictures, and the rooms in which she lived with her family while hiding from the Nazis for two years are compiled in this moving biography about the short life and enduring spirit of this young girl and talented writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Pr. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 MET

Poole, Josephine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB FRANK POO

Poldermans, Sophie

Summary: "This is the astonishing true story of three teenage Dutch girls, Hannie Schaft and sisters Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, that has inspired many throughout the world. When Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands in World War II, these girls took up arms against the enemy by seducing high-ranking Nazi officers, luring them into the woods and killing them. They provided Jewish children with safe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SWW Press 2019

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

Rinner, Ben

Summary: "The Self-Sufficient Backyard is a detailed resource for new backyard farmers. No matter where you live, what size your yard is, or how much gardening experience you have, this book will guide you through the steps of creating your own mini-farm. The pages within will show you where and how to start, lead you through the most common challenges, and teach you how to create the perfect homestead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi

Summary: "At the heart of the story are two teenagers: Marshal Mariot, an introverted video gamer and bike rider, and Frankie Paul, who leaves foster care to direct his cousin's drug business while he's in prison. Frankie devises a plan to attack Marshall and his friends--it is his best chance to showcase his toughness and win respect for his crew. Catching wind of the plan, Marshall and his friends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 VEN

Frank, Anne

Summary: Traces the life of the Jewish girl who hid with seven other people in an attic for two years in Nazi-occupied Holland and chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary which was discovered after her death in German concentration camp.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1982

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Frank, Anne

Summary: Anne Frank's extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a timeless testament to the human spirit. In this definitive edition enriched by many passages originally withheld by her father, we meet an Anne more real, more human, and more vital than ever. Here she is first and foremost a teenage girl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.5318 FRA

Gold, Alison Leslie.

Summary: Recounts the story of Hannah Goslar, a close friend of Anne Frank and one of the last to see her alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.2 Gol

Lee, Carol Ann.

Summary: A portrait of Anne Frank's father discusses his privileged youth, arranged marriage, experiences in the concentration camp, decision to publish Anne's diary, and relationship with the secret annex's betrayer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

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

Summary: Monocle reports from around the globe. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to readers in an informed but informal way about everything...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.9 AMS

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