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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION BRU

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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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BEL

Praag, Menna van

Summary: "As children, Goldie, Liyana, Scarlet, and Bea dreamed of a strange otherworld where the four girls, half-sisters connected by blood and magic, could nurture their elemental powers. But at thirteen, they were ripped from Everwhere and separated. They later searched for one another and yearned to rediscover their supernatural strengths. But to realize their full potential, the blood sisters must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRA

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

North, Ari

Summary: In the near-future, people use technology to give the illusion of all kinds of body modifications-but some people have "Egan's Syndrome," a highly sensitive immune system that rejects these "mods" and are unable to use them. Those who are affected maintain a "natural" appearance, reliant on cosmetics and hair dye at most to help them play with their looks. Sunati is attracted to Austen the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yellow Jacket 2020

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Lowry, Mary Pauline

Summary: "Meet Roxy. She's a sometimes vegan, always broke artist with a heart the size of Texas and an ex living in her spare bedroom. Her life is messy, but with the help of a few good friends and by the grace of the goddess Venus she'll discover that good sex, true love, and her life's purpose are all closer than she realizes. Bridget Jones penned a diary; Roxy writes letters. Specifically: she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

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

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Yee, F. C.

Summary: With her mentors gone, Kyoshi--the true Avatar--voyages across the Four Nations, struggling to keep the peace. But while her reputation grows, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 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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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEV

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 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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Yee, F. C.

Summary: "Kyoshi's place as the true Avatar has finally been cemented-but at a heavy cost. With her mentors gone, Kyoshi voyages to the Southern Air Temple, where she can master the elements beyond what she could have ever imagined. But while her bending grows stronger, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World. To stop it, Kyoshi, Rangi, the daofei, and their reluctant allies must join forces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC YEE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC YEE

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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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