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Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KIS

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Alcott, Kathleen.

Summary: Edith is a widowed landlady who rents apartments in her Brooklyn brownstone to an unlikely collection of humans, all deeply in need of shelter. Crippled in various ways--in spirit, in mind, in body, in heart--the renters struggle to navigate daily existence, and soon come to realize that Edith's deteriorating mind, and the menacing presence of her estranged, unscrupulous son, Owen, is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALC

Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Kenyan activist and environmentalist Wangari Muta Maathai"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2018

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

McDaniel, Jequita Potts

Summary: Introduces Mardy Murie's life of wilderness preservation, which included helping to create Grand Teton National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and encourages caring for the land and the trees and the air, as Mardy Murie did.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction McDaniel 2010

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Denyer, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry Abrams 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 Denyer

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: When Maggie and Piper meet as girls on the Nantucket beach, they are instant best friends - even though Piper's mother would much prefer she play with the daughters of senators and statesmen than a seamstress's kid like Maggie. But after many golden summers spent building sandcastles and sharing their dreams for the future, Piper and Maggie grow apart. In her twenties, beautiful and spirited...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

Napoli, Donna Jo

Summary: The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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Willis, Connie.

Summary: In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiancé proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only--the results aren't quite as expected. Instead of gaining an increased empathetic link with her fiancé Briddey finds herself hearing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Riordan, Rick.

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: "Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RIO

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Riordan 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC RIO

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: While Professor X, Dr. MacTagert, Banshee, and others go out to dinner, Logan stays home to watch the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals and look after Piotr's sister, Illyana. Kitty Pryde, Siryn, and Amp agree to keep Illyana entertained. The girls explore the basement and run a training program involving robot replicas of evil mutants. They soon become bored with the program, leaving it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Sheldrick, Daphne Jenkins

Summary: A conservationist who has dedicated her life to saving orphan elephants in Africa describes her relationships with her late husband, Tsavo Park warden David Sheldrick, and a host of animals, including the majestic elephant, Eleanor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 SHE

Flagg, Fannie.

Summary: "Spanning decades, generations, and America in the 1940s and today, The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today, and five women who in 1943 worked in a Phillips 66 gas station, during the WWII years. Like Fannie Flagg's classic Fried Green Tomatoes, this is a riveting, fun story of two families, set in present day America and during World War...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Flagg 2013

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Struggling with a meager existence on a Prohibition-era farm in Southern California and devastated by the losses of four of her children to a wasting disease, Rosa flees with her surviving children after a shattering act of violence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2012

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation grapples with the strictures of Prohibition, Rosa Barclay lives on a Southern California rye farm with her volatile husband, John, who has lately found another source of income far outside the federal purview. Mother to eight children, Rosa mourns the loss of four who succumbed to the mysterious wasting disease that is now afflicting young Ana and Miguel. Two daughters born of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CHI

Owens, Delia

10 holds on 7 copies

Summary: For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what they say. Abandoned at age ten, she has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home. A born naturalist with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: When Wolverine appears to defect back to Alpha Flight, taking Kitty Pryde with him, the X-Men must pursue and intercept him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WOL

Korté, Steven

Summary: Before she became Wonder Woman, Diana lived on an island far away from the world we know. There she was raised by fierce warriors who taught her to fight for what is right. But how did Diana come to our world? When did she earn the name "Wonder Woman"? Who are her greatest allies and most fearsome foes?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KOR

George, Elizabeth

Summary: Lynley is sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Creswell at the request of the man's wealthy uncle. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise, but when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging finds that the clan is awash in secrets, lies and motives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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