• The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

    The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

    Fleming, Candace

    "A riveting biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men, Charles Lindbergh"--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 2 on 5 copies

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  • The Dark Matter of Mona Starr

    The Dark Matter of Mona Starr

    Gulledge, Laura Lee

    A bold and original YA graphic novel about battling your inner doubts and fears-and finding your genius Sometimes, the world is too much for Mona Starr. She's sweet, geeky, and creative, but it's hard for her to make friends and connect with other people. She's like a lot of sensitive teenagers-but in the hands of graphic novelist Laura Lee Gulledge, Mona's struggle with depression takes on a vivid, concrete form. Mona calls it her Matter. The Matter gets everywhere, telling Mona she's not good enough, and that everyone around her wishes she would go away. But through therapy, art, writing, and the persistence of a few good friends, Mona starts to understand her Matter, and how she-and readers-can turn their fears into strengths. Heartfelt, emotionally vulnerable, and visually stunning, The Dark Matter of Mona Starr is a story that takes the inner life of a teenager seriously, while giving readers a new way to look at the universal quest for meaning and connection.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 2 on 5 copies

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  • The Girl With the White Flag: A Spellbinding Account of Love and Courage in Wartime Okinawa

    The Girl With the White Flag: A Spellbinding Account of Love and Courage in Wartime Okinawa

    Higa, Tomiko

    "Separated from her family in the confusion and horror of World War II, seven-year-old Tomiko Higa struggles to survive on the battlefield of Okinawa, Japan. There, as some of the fiercest fighting of the war rages around her, she must live alone, with nothing to fall back on but her own wits and daring. Fleeing from encroaching enemy forces, searching desperately for her lost sisters, taking scraps of food from the knapsacks of dead soldiers, risking death at every turn, Tomiko somehow finds the strength and courage to survive."--Amazon.com.

    Format: Book - 2013

    Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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  • Health Tech: The Apps and Gadgets Redefining Wellness

    Health Tech: The Apps and Gadgets Redefining Wellness

    Medical technology makes U.S. live longer, and new developments in the field are changing our perspectives on health and longevity. Health tech encompasses everything from apps that track the number of steps we take to the AI some doctors now use to diagnose their patients. This collection of articles investigates the ways in which health technology improves our lives, and exposes fraudulent claims that are too good to be true. From robots that perform surgery to virtual reality-powered therapy, health technology is the wave of the future. (syndetics)

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 2 on 5 copies

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  • Give Us the Vote!: Over 200 Years of Fighting for the Ballot

    Give Us the Vote!: Over 200 Years of Fighting for the Ballot

    Rubin, Susan Goldman

    Contains an extensive view of suffrage from the Founding Fathers to the 19th Amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to today's voter suppression controversies, and explains the barriers people of color, Indigenous people, and immigrants face. -- amazon.com

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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  • The Impact of Slavery in America

    The Impact of Slavery in America

    Harris, Duchess

    "Explores the present-day repercussions of slavery on US society, including in housing, education, health care, and the justice system"--Publisher's website.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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  • How Slaves Built America

    How Slaves Built America

    Harris, Duchess

    "Delves into the history of how slave labor helped build the US economy and many historic structures, as well as how people benefited in different ways from the practice of slavery"--Publisher's website.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • Futureface: A Family Mystery, A Search for Identity, and the Truth About Belonging

    Futureface: A Family Mystery, A Search for Identity, and the Truth About Belonging

    Wagner, Alex

    "The story of a journalist who travels the world to solve the mystery of her ancestry, facing questions about American identity and what it means to belong. Adapted for young readers from the adult memoir."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • Noragami - Stray God 21

    Noragami - Stray God 21

    Adachi, Toka

    Yato is a homeless god. He doesn't even have a shrine, not to mention worshippers! So to achieve his ambitious goals, he's set up a service to help those in need (for a small fee), hoping he'll eventually raise enough money to build himself the lavish temple of his dreams. Of course, he can't afford to be picky, so Yato accepts all kinds of jobs, from finding lost kittens to helping a student overcome bullies at school. (syndetics)

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 4 on 4 copies

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  • Hope in the Mail: Reflections on Writing and Life

    Hope in the Mail: Reflections on Writing and Life

    Van Draanen, Wendelin

    "Wendelin Van Draanen didn't grow up wanting to be a writer, but thirty books later, she's convinced that writing saved her life. Or, at least, saved her from a life of bitterness and despair. Writing helped her sort out what she thought and felt and wanted. And digging deep into fictional characters helped her understand the real people in her life better as well."--Amazon.com. (2/23/2020 2:16:29 PM)

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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