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Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

Lamothe, Matt

Summary: Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 305.23 Lamot

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Chu, Lenora

Summary: China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system is held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence. Chu, an American journalist of Chinese descent raising a young family in Shanghai, noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her boisterous toddler. Enrolling three-year-old Rainer in China's state-run public school system, the immediate results were positive. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.951 CHU 2017

Hauser, Brooke.

Summary: Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won't say how they got here. These are "the new kids": new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, which is like most high schools...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Pr. 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 373.18 Hauser

Menzel, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.85 Menze

Friedman, Ron

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.32 Fried

Lindley, Nancy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lone Pine 2004

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 635.933 Lind

Oster, Maggie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9333 Ost

Land, Stephanie

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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Patterson, James

Summary: As Detective Alex Cross contends with a D.C. sniper, FBI agent Siegel, and his upcoming wedding to Bree, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross and his family for good.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2010

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Vance, J. D.

Summary: "J.D. Vance's grandparents moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. However, Vance's family struggled profoundly with the demands of their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305.56 Vance

Continetti, Matthew.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinal 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.805 Conti

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.562 Vance

Murphy, Emily Bain

Summary: "In nineteenth-century Copenhagen, an orphaned seamstress goes to work for a retired ballerina and uses her magic to investigate her father's mysterious death while working for the same family years ago"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Penfold, Alexandra

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Penfold

Mlynowski, Sarah

Summary: Abby is worried because Jonah has the fairy Maryrose's memories mixed up with his own, but when they try to talk to her they get sucked through the mirror and find themselves in the story of The Frog Prince.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Buford, Bill

Summary: "Bill Buford turns his inimitable attention from Italian cuisine to the food of France. Baffled by the language, but convinced that he can master the art of French cooking - or at least get to the bottom of why it is so revered - he begins what becomes afive-year odyssey by shadowing the esteemed French chef, Michel Richard, in Washington, D.C. But when Buford (quickly) realizes that a stage in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.509 Buford

Child, Julia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2007

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

George, Alex

Summary: "One day in the City of Lights. One night in search of lost time. Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city's most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they've lost. Camille was the maid of Marcel Proust, and she has a secret: when she was asked to burn her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2020

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

Green, Poppy.

Summary: Eight-year-old Sophie learns about some special emerald berries that will make the perfect color for a painting she wants to do, so she asks her friend Hattie to go with her to Weedsnag Way, a part of the forest that is far from home and very frightening.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2015

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

Patterson, James

Summary: "Washington cop Alex Cross gets involved in his partner's effort to save the life of an old Army buddy who's facing execution for a horrendous and inexplicable murder spree in North Carolina."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2002

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Patter

Summary: 1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Down4

Summary: The beloved characters of Downton Abbey take to the big screen, and it turns out that they've got a major event to prepare for. After all, it's not every day that royalty makes an appearance. Of course, it's not long before tensions are running high. The property isn't even close to ready when it becomes clear that Carson the butler will need to come out of retirement to help run this sinking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Downton

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