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Jewell, Jennifer

Summary: The Earth in Her Hands celebrates the important contributions women make to the wide world of plants--in the fields of horticulture, environmental science, botany, floral design, farming, landscape architecture, herbalism, food justice, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.92 JEW

Cather, Willa

Summary: Life on the divide was a struggle for the pioneering Bergson family. Alexandra, both tough as nails and tender as a budding blossom, faces and conquers the harsh realities of early settlers in Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAN

Summary: Set in rural England during the Second World War, the highly popular, award-winning drama returns for a third five-part series and continues to follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAN

Summary: Follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields for Britain during WWII in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAN

Lanier, Karen

Summary: With females as one of the fastest growing sectors of the hobby-farming community, the time is right for practical advice and guidance from women to women. Written by naturalist, gardener, and farmer-in-training Karne Lanier, this insightful volume provides inspiration and direction for fellow females with agricultural aspirations. The Woman Hobby Farmer packs a lot of wisdom and experience...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CompanionHouse Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 LAN

Matthews, Carole

Summary: "Molly Baker is living her best life. Thirty-eight years old, she lives on the twenty-five-acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, surrounded by (mostly) four-legged friends and rolling hills. There's Anthony the anti-social sheep, Tina Turner the alpaca with attitude, and the definitely-not-miniature pig, Teacup. Molly runs the farm as an alternative school for kids who haven't thrived in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Kraft, Bridget.

Summary: "Kellen O'Roarke is out for revenge. Wealthy Jonathan Clarke swindled Kellen's family, and when his heartbroken father died in poverty, Kellen vowed to bring Clarke down. Now, with his plans to open a hot springs resourt, he is within reach of his goal. Only one thing stands in his way, local landowner Guin Talbot. Guin is at a crossroads in her life. Grief-stricken and alone since her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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

Hardy, Thomas

Summary: Gabriel Oak is only one of three suitors for the hand of the beautiful and spirited Bathsheba Everdene. He must compete with the dashing young soldier Sergeant Troy and the respectable, middle-aged Farmer Boldwood. And while their fates depend upon the choice Bathsheba makes, she discovers the terrible consequences of an inconstant heart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2008

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

Tyson, Wendy

Summary: When lawyer-turned-farmer Megan Sawyer witnesses a seemingly innocent scene between three strangers, she learns they're headed to the von Tressler memorial, the talk of scenic Winsome, Pennsylvania. Soon one of those three strangers goes missing and another is murdered, her body found at Megan's family farm. With her family's safety at stake, Megan must pick her way through the von Tresslers'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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Hunter, Dianna

Summary: "Dianna Hunter was a softball-loving, working-class tomboy in North Dakota, surviving the threat of the Cuban Missile Crisis and Mutually Assured Destruction in the shadow of a strategic air command base. Communists and antiwar hippies were the enemy, but lesbians were a threat, too: they were unhealthy, criminal, and downright insane. It took Dianna a while to figure out that she was one, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUNTER, DIANNA HUN

Summary: Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, Bathsheba rejects the proposal of Gabriel Oak only to become his employer. Still in love, Gabriel can only watch as Bathsheba flirts with her neighbor, Mr. Boldwood unleashing a passionate obsession within the reserved Boldwood. Both men forsake their hearts, however, upon the arrival of the dashing soldier Frank Troy. Despite...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAR

Summary: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy about Bathsheba Everdene who is an independent woman who attracts three different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's passions explores the nature of relationships, love and resilience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Far 2015

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Foster, Marilee

Summary: A fifth-generation farmer from the Hamptons observes the transformation of plant and animal life on her land through the changing seasons and in the face of residential development.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridge Works Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.9747 FOS

Murphy, Antonia

Summary: "Antonia Murphy, you might say, is an unlikely farmer. Born and bred in San Francisco, she spent much of her life as a liberal urban cliche, and her interactions with the animal kingdom rarely extended past dinner. But then she became a mother. And when her eldest son was born with a rare, mysterious genetic condition, she and her husband, Peter, decided it was time to slow down and find a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MURPHY, ANTONIA MUR

Frey, Sarah

Summary: "One woman's tenacious journey to escape poverty and create a billion-dollar farming business--without ever leaving the land she loved. The youngest of her parents' combined twenty-one children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in Southern Illinois, often having to grow, catch, or hunt her own dinner. She spent much of her early childhood dreaming of running away to Hollywood,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREY, SARAH FRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FREY FRE

Hannah, Kristin

Summary: Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli, like so many of her neighbors, must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAN

Allio, Kirstin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Maxwell, Edith M.

Summary: "It's harvest time in Westbury, Massachusetts, and novice farmer Cameron Flaherty hopes to make a killing selling organic produce. But when a killer strikes on her property, her first foray into the world of organic farming yields a bumper crop of locally sourced murder" -- from publisher's web page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAX

Marshall, Bev

Summary: "Though the women are as different as water and wine?Icey is feisty, hot-tempered, and impulsive, while Tee Wee is more submissive and disciplined?both are driven by a passionate determination to give their children a better life. Through trying times, they are the pillars, fierce and resilient; yet they celebrate life with a love of food, music, and family that makes even the most traumatic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Maxwell, Edith

Summary: "Cam is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she's struggling to provide the promised amount of food to the subscribers in her first winter CSA, and her new greenhouse might just collapse from the weight of the snow. Supplying fresh ingredients for a dinner at the local assisted living facility seems...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Maxwell 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAX

Carpenter, Stephanie A.

Summary: "The Women's Land Army sent volunteers to farms, canneries, and dairies across the country, where they accounted for a great proportion of wartime agricultural workers. On The Farm Front tells for the first time the remarkable story of these women who worked to ensure both "Freedom From Want" at home and victory abroad."."Formed in 1943 as part of the Emergency Farm Labor Program, the WLA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northern Illinois University Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 CAR

Weiss, Elaine F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.373 WEI

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