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Summary: Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time ever, only to run afoul of a villain's evil plot!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Barb

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Kubernik, Harvey

Summary: Combines oral and illustrated history with a connective narrative to capture the zeitgeist of the Los Angeles rock and pop music world between the years of 1956 and 1972.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.630 Kubwe

Allende, Isabel.

Summary: "Orphaned at birth, Eliza Sommers is raised in the British colony of ValparaIso, Chile, by the well-intentioned Victorian spinster Miss Rose and her more rigid brother Jeremy. Just as she meets and falls in love with the wildly inappropriate JoaquIn Andieta, a lowly clerk who works for Jeremy, gold is discovered in the hills of northern California. By 1849, Chileans of every stripe have fallen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Allen

Chevalier, Tracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cheva

Muller, Marcia.

Summary: "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Muller

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Brennanjobs

Muller, Marcia.

Summary: "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Muller

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as it changes and grows with the new century. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every day from everywhere, and anything seems possible. But early one spring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tarsh

Johnson, Lizzie

Summary: "The definitive firsthand account of California's Camp Fire-the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century-and a riveting examination of what went wrong and how to avert future tragedies as the climate crisis unfolds. On November 8, 2018, the people of Paradise, California, awoke to a mottled gray sky and gusty winds. Soon the Camp Fire was upon them, gobbling an acre a second. Less than two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.37 Johnson

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Eng

Winchester, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.461 Winch

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, faces new challenges when his father is promoted to Associate Warden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Chold

Summary: "Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Southern California, including beach culture, Cal-Mex cuisine, Hollywood hot spots, and Palm Springs resorts. Includes must-see attractions from Los Angeles to Yosemite; perfect hotels for every budget; best restaurants to satisfy a range of tastes; gorgeous features on missions and the San Diego Zoo; valuable tips on when to go and ways to save;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 S. Californ 2019

Otsuka, Julie

Summary: Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the prospect of wartime internment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Otsuka

Yang, Kelly

Summary: Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Yang

Telgemeier, Raina

Summary: Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets herheart on meeting one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2016

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McLain, Paula

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife comes an atmospheric novel of intertwined fate and heart-wrenching suspense: A detective hiding away from the world. A series of disappearances that reach into her past. Can solving them help her heal? Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Marcum, Diana

Summary: Reporter Diana Marcum is in crisis. A long-buried personal sadness is enfolding her--and her career is stalled--when she stumbles upon an unusual group of immigrants living in rural California. She follows them on their annual return to the remote Azorean Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, where bulls run down village streets, volcanoes are active, and the people celebrate festas to ease their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.69 Marcum 2018

McNamara, Michelle

Summary: "A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 McNAM 2018

Pochoda, Ivy

Summary: "In West Adams, a rapidly changing part of South Los Angeles, they're referred to as these women. These women on the corner... These women in the club... These women who won't stop asking questions... These women who got what they deserved... Ivy Pochoda creates a kaleidoscope of loss, power, and hope featuring five very different women whose lives are steeped in danger and anguish. They're...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Pochoda

Dugard, Jaycee Lee

Summary: The author describes how she was held hostage for eighteen years by registered sex offender Phillip Garrido, who sexually abused her and fathered her two children, and how she was finally found by authorities.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2011

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Dugard

Pelzer, David J.

Summary: The journey of Dave Pelzer is completed as he confronts his abusive parents and seeks to create a life filled with love and acceptance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.760 Pelze

Quick, Amanda

Summary: When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to an idyllic small town on the coast, where the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel caters to their every need. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool.The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Quick

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