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Dillon, Molly

Summary: "An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.931 DIL

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others makes Cynthia Cooper reevaluate her reasons for being engaged to fellow-traveler Walter Prentice. When a widowed father heading to a California ranch and a gold prospector both show an interest in Cynthia, she has to reconsider here dreams for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2018

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Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

Summary: The third film in the Animerama Trilogy. The setting is a village in medieval France. On the day of their wedding, Jean and Jeanne visit the lord of the village to pay a tribute. Instead of receiving the tribute, the lord and his vassals rape her, and the marriage is marked with misery and unhappiness. One day, a tiny creature visits Jeanne, an evil spirit. In time, the spirit seduces her body...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Davis, Charlotte Nicole

Summary: "The country of Arketta calls them Good Luck Girls--they know their luck is anything but. Sold to a "welcome house" as children and branded with cursed markings. Trapped in a life they would never have chosen. When Clementine accidentally kills a man, the girls risk a dangerous escape and harrowing journey to find freedom, justice, and revenge in a country that wants them to have none of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2019

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

Shalit, Wendy

Contents: Introduction: my bratz problem--and ours -- "Hi, slut!" -- The new bad-girl script and its limitations -- It's midnight : do you know where your role models are? -- Against repression (emotional repression, that is) -- Excuse me, ma'am, have you seen my friends? -- Pure fashion divas -- People-pleasing bad girls and rebellious good girls -- Feminism's (mild) fourth wave -- From diapers to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.70 Shalit

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7083 SHA

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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Summary: Follow the sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, on their journey from childhood to adulthood. Under the guidance of their mother Marmee, they navigate what it means to be a young woman: from gender roles to sibling rivalry, first love, loss, and marriage. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, this story is as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

Hood, Susan

Summary: Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women--each paired with a noteworthy female artist--to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers. From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history. In this book, you will find Mary Anning,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Children's Books 2018

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Van Meter, Crissy

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Winter Island, off the coast of Southern California. Evangeline grew up with her well-meaning but negligent father, surviving on the money he made dealing the island's world-famous strain of marijuana, Winter Wonderland. Tomorrow Evie is getting married-- but on the eve of the wedding a dead whale becomes lodged in the bay; the groom may be lost at sea, and Evie's mostly absent mother shows up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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Devos, Kelly

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old coder Jinx Marshall grew up spending weekends drilling with her paranoid dad for a doomsday she's sure will never come. She's an expert on self-heating meal rations, Krav Maga and extracting water from a barrel cactus. Now that her parents are divorced, she's ready to relax. Her big plans include making it to level 99 in her favorite MMORPG and spending the weekend with her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

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Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

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

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Moyes, Jojo

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Louisa Clark heads for New York and finds herself torn between her old life and her new one. As she tries to keep the two sides of her world together, Lou finds herself carrying secrets--not all her own--that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOY

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Humphreys, Helen

Summary: A young woman gardner Gwen Davis flees to the Devon countryside where she will be in charge of a Land Army group of young girls who are to plant food crops on a country estate. At the estate along with the girls a regiment of Canadian soldiers live and form friendships, etc. Gwen comes to know herself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 2003

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

Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "A collection of Lucy's early comics. This book is populated with experiments, assignments, and style attempts in a collection of short pieces that range from the charming to the obscene. Enjoy her later work? Take a glimpse through some of the foundations that established Lucy's drawing and writing style in this collection of her student works"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucy Knisley 2008

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Green, John

Summary: "Hazel, 16 ans, est atteinte d'un cancer. Son dernier traitement semble avoir arrêté l'évolution de la maladie, mais elle se sait condamnée. Bien qu'elle s'y ennuie passablement, elle intègre un groupe de soutien, fréquenté par d'autres jeunes malades. C'est là qu'elle rencontre Augustus, un garçon en rémission, qui partage son humour et son goût de la littérature. Entre les deux adolescents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH GRE

Clement, Jennifer

Summary: "Pearl's mother took her away from her family just weeks after she was born, and drove off to central Florida determined to begin a new life for herself and her daughter--in the parking lot next to a trailer park. Pearl grew up in the front seat of their '94 Mercury, while her mother lived in the back. Despite their hardships, mother and daughter both adjusted to life, making friends with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

66 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Writer-director Greta Gerwig has crafted a film that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters, four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, is both timeless and timely.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Wright, Colleen

Summary: A New England inn seems like the picture-perfect place to spend the holidays. But when a snowstorm shuts the roads and keeps them all inside, the guests find themselves worrying that this Christmas may not be exactly what they dreamed of. Molly just needs to keep her head down and finish her latest book, but her writer's block is crippling. The arrival of Marcus, a handsome widower with two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

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