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  • United Arab Emirates

    United Arab Emirates2022

    by David C. King

    Summary: From its stark deserts to the glittering city of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (sometimes known simply as UAE) is shown to readers in fascinating detail through this engaging and informative guide....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 953.57 KIN

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  • Saint Lucia

    Saint Lucia2022

    by Tamra Orr

    Summary: The Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia is home to a thriving tourism industry. However, there's much more to Saint Lucia than just the stretches of sandy beaches and resorts that are filled with...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 972.9843 ORR

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Qatar

    Qatar2022

    by Tamra Orr

    Summary: The tiny nation of Qatar on the Arabian Peninsula has made a big impact on the world, especially economically. With large reserves of oil and natural gas, its economy is strong, and it's developed...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 953.63 ORR

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  • Monaco

    Monaco2022

    by David C. King

    Summary: Monaco has long been known for its wealth. Readers discover the beautiful views, bustling casinos, and historic reputation that has made this small sovereign city-state one of the most well-known...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 944.9 KIN

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  • Antigua and Barbuda

    Antigua and Barbuda2022

    by Sara Louise Kras

    Summary: The islands of Antigua and Barbuda -- along with a host of smaller islands -- make up their own country in the waters between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Readers take an exciting tour...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 972.974 KRA

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  • Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone2021

    by Suzanne LeVert

    Summary: Sierra Leone is a West African nation inhabited by people of different ethnic groups and religious beliefs. However, it's generally known as a tolerant nation, and this engaging exploration of its...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 966.4 LEV

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hamnet : a novel of the plague

    Hamnet : a novel of the plague2021

    by Maggie O'Farrell

    (95,472)

    Summary: A short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet -- a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain -- and the years leading up to the...  more »

    Note: The Thursday night book club will be meeting to discuss this book on 10/14/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F O'FARRELL

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  • Chad

    Chad2021

    by Martha Kneib

    Summary: Chad is a nation of varied landscapes-from desert regions to wetlands. Readers are given a tour of the many geographical features that make up this African republic while also learning fascinating...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 967.43 KNE

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  • Breathe [CD book]

    Breathe2021

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    Summary: Amid a starkly beautiful but uncanny landscape in New Mexico, a married couple from Cambridge, MA takes residency at a distinguished academic institute. When the husband is stricken with a mysterious...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F OATES

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Botswana

    Botswana2021

    by Suzanne LeVert

    (1)

    Summary: The African nation of Botswana has transformed from a British protectorate and one of the world's poorest nations to a republic with a growing economy. Readers are able to trace this journey with the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 968.83 LEV

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Benin

    Benin2021

    by Martha Kneib

    (6)

    Summary: The West African nation of Benin was once a French colony, but today, it has its own government, economic system, and rich culture. Readers explore Benin's past and present while discovering the keys...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 966.83 KNE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mozambique

    Mozambique2021

    by David C. King

    Summary: Mozambique's history is filled with conquest and war. However, today, it's carving out its own place in the world, with its own unique culture. Readers get a taste of this culture through informative...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 967.9 KIN

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  • Sadiq and the explorers

    Sadiq and the explorers2021

    by Siman Nuurali

    Series: Sadiq

    (14)

    Summary: After a hiking trip to a nearby park, Sadiq is inspired to start an Exploring Club. When a neighbor asks the club to create a scavenger hunt for the community's annual Fourth of July celebration, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F NUURALI

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  • Rwanda

    Rwanda2021

    by David C. King

    Summary: Many people are only familiar with Rwanda through the lens of the genocide that took place in this country in 1994 that made international headlines. However, that tragic chapter in the nation's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 967.571 KIN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Paper & blood

    Paper & blood2021

    by Kevin Hearne

    Series: Ink & Sigil Novels - #2

    (1,324)

    Summary: There's only one Al MacBharrais. Though other Scotsmen may have dramatic mustaches and a taste for fancy cocktails, Al also has a unique talent. He's a master of ink and sigil magic. In his gifted...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HEARNE

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  • The women's march [CD book] : a novel of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession

    The women's march : a novel of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession2021

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    Summary: Twenty-five-year-old Alice Paul returns to her native New Jersey after several years on the front lines of the suffrage movement in Great Britain. Weakened from imprisonment and hunger strikes, she...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F CHIAVERINI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The darkness outside us

    The darkness outside us2021

    by Eliot Schrefer

    (2,599)

    Summary: Earth's population is divided between only two existing countries which cannot manage to cooperate in any way, until a distress signal arrives from Titan's first settler. Neither country can afford...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SCHREFER

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  • Gods & monsters

    Gods & monsters2021

    by Shelby Mahurin

    Series: Serpent & Dove - #3

    (7,376)

    Summary: Lou has spent her whole life running. Now, after a crushing blow from Morgane, the time has come to go home -- and claim what is rightfully hers. But this is no longer the Lou her friends knew. No...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MAHURIN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The circles all around us

    The circles all around us2021

    by Brad Montague , illustrator

    (148)

    Summary: This is the story of a circle. When we're first born, our circle is very small, but as we grow and build relationships, our circle keeps getting bigger and bigger to include family, friends, neighbors, community, and beyond.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P NEIGHBOR MONTAGUE

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  • Daddy & Dada

    Daddy & Dada2021

    by Ryan Brockington

    (61)

    Summary: A little girl explains how families, including hers, come in many shapes and sizes -- some with a mom and a dad, some with two dads, some with two moms, and more.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P GROWING BROCKINGTON

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  • Fuller house [DVD]. Season 5

    Fuller house . Season 52021

    Summary: The Fuller/Tanner/Gibbler San Francisco home is the fullest it'll ever be. After much planning and celebration, baby Danielle arrives, leaving DJ, her sister Stephanie, and her lifelong best friend,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV FULLER S5

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Georgia : off the beaten path : discover your fun

    Georgia : off the beaten path : discover your fun2021

    by Janice McDonald

    Summary: Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, this guide shows you the Peach State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 917.58 MCD

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghost ups her game [large print]

    Ghost ups her game2021

    by Carolyn G. Hart

    (243)

    Summary: After a busy morning dispatching emissaries from Heaven's Department of Good Intentions to those in need, Bailey Ruth Raeburn is feeling flush with success. So when an urgent call for help comes...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F HART

    Location: New Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hair twins

    Hair twins2021

    by Raakhee Mirchandani

    (271)

    Summary: Every morning Papa combs through his daughter's waves like he does his own -- parting it down the middle, using coconut oil to get all the tangles out. Some days he braids her hair in two twists down...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P GROWING MIRCHANDANI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Her heart for a compass : a novel

    Her heart for a compass : a novel2021

    by Duchess of York Sarah

    (333)

    Summary: As the daughter of Queen Victoria's close friend the Scottish Duke of Buccleuch, Lady Margaret Montagu Douglas Scott is expected to make an advantageous marriage. But Margaret is an impulsive and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FERGUSON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • MLA handbook

    MLA handbook2021

    (7)

    Summary: The ninth edition of this handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 808.02 MLA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My broken language : a memoir

    My broken language : a memoir2021

    by Quiara Alegría Hudes

    (548)

    Summary: Quiara Alegría Hudes was the sharp-eyed girl on the stairs while her family danced in her grandmother's tight South Philly kitchen, "frizzy hair cut short, bangs teased into stiff clouds, sweat...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HUDES

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  • Mystery on Magnolia Circle

    Mystery on Magnolia Circle2021

    by Kate Klise

    (20)

    Summary: On the first day of vacation, ten-year-old Ivy Crowden falls down the stairs and breaks her leg. Stuck in a plaster cast, she's certain her summer is doomed. Not even Teddy, her neighbor and best...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KLISE

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  • Oregon : off the beaten path : discover your fun

    Oregon : off the beaten path : discover your fun2021

    by Myrna Oakley

    Summary: Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Oregon Off the Beaten Path shows you the Beaver State with new perspectives on timeless...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 917.95 OAK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The king of infinite space

    The king of infinite space2021

    by Lyndsay Faye

    (148)

    Summary: Meet Ben Dane: brilliant, devastating, devoted, honest to a fault (truly, a fault). His Broadway theatre baron father is dead -- but by purpose or accident? The question rips him apart. Unable to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FAYE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Reimagining collaboration : Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the post-Covid world of work

    Reimagining collaboration : Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the post-Covid world of work2021

    by Phil Simon

    (32)

    Summary: Microsoft Teams. Slack. Zoom. Google Workspace. Every day, hundreds of millions of people use these |ber-popular collaboration tools, but only in decidedly limited ways: as email and Skype...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.483 SIM

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bloom

    Bloom2021

    Summary: Tells the stories of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden while showcasing the expertise of its staff.

    MAGAZINE

    Call #: MG BLOOM

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A terrible fall of angels

    A terrible fall of angels2021

    by Laurell K. Hamilton

    (1,267)

    Summary: Meet Detective Zaniel Havelock, a man with the special ability to communicate directly with angels. A former trained angel speaker, he devoted his life to serving both the celestial beings and his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HAMILTON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good as gold

    Good as gold2021

    by Sarah Mlynowski

    Series: Whatever After - #14

    (258)

    Summary: The magic mirror has a crack and it sends Abby, Jonah, and Prince into the mixed up tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and they soon find that Goldy is in need of a lot of gold to get her father...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F MLYNOWSKI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pup detectives. Book 3, The soccer mystery

    Pup detectives. Book 3, The soccer mystery2021

    by Felix Gumpaw

    Series: Pup Detectives

    (2)

    Summary: When a beloved team mascot goes missing just before a big soccer match, the pup detectives are called in by the principal to crack the case!

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN GUM

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • Pup detectives. Book 4, Ghosts, goblins, and ninjas!

    Pup detectives. Book 4, Ghosts, goblins, and ninjas!2021

    by Felix Gumpaw

    Series: Pup Detectives

    (7)

    Summary: During a martial arts expo at Pawston Elementary, the sacred scroll of Bark-Jitsu is stolen. The Pup Detectives set out to crack their most puzzling case yet -- because this one involves, ghosts, goblins, and a super stealthy ninja.

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN GUM

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Any way the wind blows

    Any way the wind blows2021

    by Rainbow Rowell

    Series: Simon Snow - #3

    (17,956)

    Summary: Simon must decide whether he still wants to be part of the World of Mages -- and if he doesn't, what does that mean for his relationship with Baz? Meanwhile Baz is bouncing between two family crises...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ROWELL

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  • Chasing the spotlight

    Chasing the spotlight2021

    by Sarah Anne Sumpolec

    (8)

    Summary: Amelia's parents are over-involved volunteering as marriage counselors with their church. Her big brother Josh just got married. Her big sister, Maggie, is perfectly pretty, perfectly smart, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F RIVERBEND

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Class act [CD book]

    Class act2021

    by Stuart Woods

    (2,011)

    Summary: After a rocky jaunt in Maine, Stone Barrington is settling back in New York City when an old client reaches out for help with a delicate matter. A feud they thought was put to rest long ago has...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F WOODS

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Curses

    Curses2021

    by Lish McBride

    (609)

    Summary: A run-in with a fairy godling at her betrothal ball left Merit Cravan with more than any fairyborn noble could want: wealth, intelligence, and the kind of beastly visage that makes children weep. Now...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F MCBRIDE

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