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Doughty, Caitlin

Summary: "Best-selling author and licensed mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition. Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral? In the tradition of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.9 Dough

Comins, Neil F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 525.22 Comin

Brinkley, Dannion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.9013 Bri

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celestial Arts 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.175 Boice

Grey Wolf

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Publisher / Publication Date: Daybreak Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.7 Wolf

Humphries, Jim.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Howell Book House 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 Hum

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2010

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

Gates, Henry Louis

Summary: "From one of our premier writers, scholars, and public intellectuals: a surprising, inspiring, often boldly infuriating, highly instructive and entertaining compendium of curiosities regarding African Americans. In 1934, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro was published by Joel A. Rogers, a largely self-educated black journalist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 GATES 2017

Green, John

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Green

Rehm, Diane.

Summary: "In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.66 HINTON 2018

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: "Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 Ber

Welland, Michael

Contents: Individuals -- Tribes -- Sand and imagination -- Societies on the move -- Moving on -- Blowing in the wind -- Witness -- Sand and imagination -- Servant -- Outward and onward.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 553.62 Well

Wilson, Colin

Summary: Explores such mysteries as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, weird weather, and black holes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 001.9 Wil

Balkan, Gabrielle.

Summary: Be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty and diversity of the United States in this colorful collection of fact-filled maps. Explore thousands of locations and be awed by the achievements of hundreds of people who helped make America what it is today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2015

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Abbott, Simon

Summary: "An illustrated introduction to astronomy for children, presented in question-and-answer format. Full color throughout."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 520.2 Abb 2019

Aguirre, Anthony (Anthony Nicholas)

Summary: "A leading physicist unravels the mysteries of the universe through pleasingly paradoxical Zen- style vignettes. Cosmological Koans takes a fresh approach to explaining the most mind- bending concepts in physics and cosmology by invoking the ancient Zen tradition of the Koan. Anthony Aguirre presents more than fifty beguiling Koans (Could there be a civilization in a mote of dust? How much of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 Aguirre 2019

Burton, Bonnie

Summary: Chewbacca sock puppets. Jabba the Hutt body pillows. Hanukkah droidels. This guide offers a variety of fun and original projects to bring the many beloved elements of Star wars to life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 745.52 Burton

Browne, Sylvia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.93 Brow

Jenkins, Steve

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ticknor & Fields Books for Young Readers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 591 Jenkins

Harper, Jane (Jane Elizabeth)

Summary: "A small town hides big secrets in The Dry. After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke's steadfast...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Harp

Cohen, Randy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 Cohen

Gladwell, Malcolm

Summary: In this thoughtful treatise spurred by the 2015 death of African-American academic Sandra Bland in jail after a traffic stop, New Yorker writer Gladwell (The Tipping Point) aims to figure out the strategies people use to assess strangers-to "analyze, critique them, figure out where they came from, figure out how to fix them," in other words: to understand how to balance trust and safety. He...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302 Gladwell

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