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Larson, Gary.

Summary: Collection of the syndicated cartoon panel "The Far Side."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Larson, Gary.

Summary: A collection of cartoons from the Far Side featuring a variety of animals and people in comic situations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews, McMeel & Parker 1985

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Larson, Gary.

Summary: A collection of cartoons featuring a variety of people and animals in comic situations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews, McMeel & Parker 1984

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Huegel, Kelly

Summary: Huegel Madrone provides realistic advice for teens who are LGBTQ, questioning whether they might be, or are just interested in knowing more about LGBTQ history and rights. Also included are practical suggestions on dealing with homophobia; dating; creating a more accepting school environment; and reconciling your sexual/gender identity with cultural and religious beliefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 HUE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: One small act of kindness can change the world. Lady Gaga has always believed in the importance celebrating individuality, acting with empathy, and being kind to yourself and other. She and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, founded Born This Way Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the world a kinder and braver place. Within these pages you will meet young change makers who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 305.235 CHA

Joseph, Frederick

Summary: Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and how he might handle things now. Each chapter features the voice of at least one artist or activist, including Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give; April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite; Jemele Hill, sports journalist and podcast host; and eleven others. Touching on everything from cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JOS
1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 305.8 JOS

McKenna, Miles

Summary: "Activist Miles McKenna came out on his YouTube channel in 2017, documenting his transition to help other teens navigate their identities and take charge of their own coming out stories. From that wisdom comes Out!, the ultimate YA guide to the queer lifestyle. Find validation, inspiration, and support for your questions big and small--whether you're exploring your identity or seeking to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 306.76 MCK

Summary: "Nineteen sixty-eight was a pivotal year that grew more intense with each day. As thousands of Vietnamese and Americans were killed in war, students across four continents took over colleges and city streets. Assassins murdered Dr. King and Robert F. Kennedy. Demonstrators turned out in Prague and Chicago, and in Mexico City, young people and Olympic athletes protested. In those intense months,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909 NIN

Larson, Gary

Summary: Collection of the syndicated cartoon panel "The Far Side."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 741.5 LAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.5 Larson 1987

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: Throughout the years, Gloria Steinem is perhaps the single-most iconic figure associated with women's rights, her name practically synonymous with the word "feminism." Documenting everything from her boundary-pushing journalistic career to the foundation of Ms. magazine to being awarded the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, Winifred Conkling's Ms. Gloria Steinem: A Life is a meticulously...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 STE

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: "Richard Perry Loving and Mildred Jeter Loving wanted to live out their married life near family in Virginia. However, the state refused to let them--because Richard was white and Mildred was black. After being arrested and charged with a crime, the Lovings were forced to leave their home--until they turned to the legal system. In one of the country's most prominent legal battles, Loving v....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 306.845 BRI

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Fleischman, Paul

Summary: Profiles twenty-six authors with original and distinctive approaches to literature and language, from a man who used vanity license plates to tell stories and a woman who made new poems by subtracting letters from published works to people who studied word origins and variations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 809 Fleischman 2020

León, Amyra

Summary: The author takes readers on a poetic journey through her childhood in Harlem. León explores love and loss, melody and bloodshed as she navigates the intricacies of foster care, mourning, self-love, and resilience. She invites readers to dream with abandon-- because it is a privilege to dream at all. -- adapted from front flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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Rosen, Michael

Summary: "'They were there at the beginning of the war, but they were gone by the end. I suppose they died in the camps.' Thats all young Michael Rosen, born in England just after the end of the Second World War, was told about the six great-aunts and great-uncles who had been living in Poland or France at the beginning of that war. This wasnt enough for him. So, as an adult, he started to search. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ROS

Smith, Remmi

Summary: Smith, a teen chef and entrepreneur, is on a mission to bring healthy food options and easy-to-cook scrumptious recipes to a busy generation of teens. These tried-and-true recipes use limited ingredients and a reduced number of steps. They encourage readers to discover the joys of cooking while taking a culinary journey across the seven continents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 641.56 SMI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 641.56 SMI

Testa, Hannah

Summary: "In this personal, moving essay, youth activist Hannah Testa shares with readers how she led a grassroots political campaign to successfully pass state legislation limiting single-use plastics and how she influenced global businesses to adopt more sustainable practices"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 363.738 TES

Thakur, Sophia

Summary: "In her publishing debut, internationally acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur takes you on an intimate journey through love, loss, sacrifice, and self-discovery. In four parts -- titled Grow, Wait, Break, and Grow Again -- she shares her raw self and gives voice to experiences that connect people, inspiring readers to explore the tendencies of the heart." -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 THA

Wicks, Maris

Summary: Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act." By turns goofy and intensely informative, the Human Body Theater is always accessible and always entertaining.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 611 WIC

Imani, Blair

Summary: "A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 IMA

Marrin, Albert

Summary: A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka. Marrin examines not just Korczak's life but his ideology of children: that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 KOR

Sandford, Blue

Summary: The main concern of young people is climate change and how to combat it. This is the only official handbook from Extinction Rebellion Youth and will help you to change your life and change the world for the better. Written by the coordinator of Extinction Rebellion Youth London, this is no greenwashing book - it's an important call to action. A manifesto for how young people can help to save...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pavilion Children's 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.7 SAN

Amstutz, Lisa J.

Summary: Discover why freshwater lakes are at risk. Amstutz shows how people are combating overfishing, and cleaning up polluted waters in order to preserve our freshwater lakes for future generations. Readers will also explore the science behind watersheds and the water cycle. Features include a cause-and-effect flow chart, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J755.54 CSS

Biegel, Gina M.

Summary: This accessible, user-friendly toolbox for teens introduces them to mindfulness practice and shows them how it can ease their fears and anxieties, reduce their impulsivity, help them develop a more measured response to the stressors around them, and build strong relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155 BIE

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