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THE BOSTON GIRL / Anita Diamant

When her granddaughter asks her how she became the woman she is today, eighty-five year old Addie Baum proceeds to tell her life story.  She grew up in Boston’s North End with her Jewish immigrant parents and sisters.  Addie was the only one born in America in their tenement household.  As Addie tells her story, […]

 
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BLUEPRINTS / Barbara Delinsky

This is a timely story about a mother, who is a skilled carpenter and a daughter, who is a talented architect.  Together they work on a home renovation series on local public television.  The mother is about to be replaced as host by her daughter due to age concerns by the network.  Of course, the […]

 
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The Cuckoo’s Calling / Robert Galbraith

The first in a mystery series written by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym of J.K. Rowling, The Cuckoo’s Calling follows Cormoran Strike, a private detective struggling to keep his agency afloat. With the inclusion of Robin, a secretary from a temping agency with a secret desire to become a detective herself, Cormoran investigates the death of […]

 
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Romantic Music

  Check out a selection of  our CDs that feature romantic love songs by popular music artists  —   My funny valentine / Chet Baker CD 781.65 BAK , Love songs /Marlene Dietrich CD 781.63 DIE , My love  / Céline Dion  CD 781.63 DIO , The very best of Dan Fogelberg/ Dan Fogelberg   CD 781.63 FOG , At Last […]

 
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MICHAEL L. PRINTZ AWARD WINNER

Look for copies of these titles in the Teen Fiction Collection.  Copies may also be available in audiobook, ebook and downloadable audio formats.  Check the Library catalog for complete holdings.  2013 Winner:  In Darkness by Nick Lake In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is […]