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Hernandez Castillo, Marcelo

Summary: "With beauty, grace, and honesty, Castillo recounts his and his familys encounters with a system that treats them as criminals for seeking safe, ordinary lives. He writes of the Sunday afternoon when he opened the door to an ICE officer who had one hand on his holster, of the hours he spent making a fake social security card so that he could work to support his family, of his fathers...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Castillo 2020

Cantú, Francisco

Summary: ""A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book isan invaluable corrective."--Phil Klay For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Cantu 2018

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2007

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

Askew, Rilla.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP WESTERN Askew

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: "A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: Maverick lawyer Judy Carrier takes the lead in a case that's more personal than ever. Judy has always championed the underdog, so when Iris, the housekeeper and best friend of Judy's beloved Aunt Barb, is found dead of an apparent heart attack, Judy begins to suspect foul play. The circumstances of the death leave Judy with more questions than answers, and never before has murder struck so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2014

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

Summary: A richly entertaining chronicle of an undocumented kitchen worker battling deportation from his adopted home in Paris.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Samba

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

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

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

Rico, Johnny.

Summary: Explores the violent, poignant, and darkly comic world of illegal immigration. Johnny Rico set out to cross the Mexican border as the natives do--over the fence and through the desert.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.137 Rico

Thorpe, Helen

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.868 Thorp

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Allen

Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Contents: Cutting the drag. The rules of the game -- Dead man's sign. In Veracruz ; The coyote and the chicken ; El guía ; Jesús walks among us ; In Sonoita ; A pepsi for the apocalypse ; Bad step at bluebird ; Killed by the light -- In desolation. The long walk ; Their names ; Broken promis ; The trees and the sun ; Helicopters -- Aftermath. Aftermath ; Home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.873 Urr

Summary: A feature documentary that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States. We follow children like Olga and Freddy, 9-year old Hondurans, who are trying to reach their parents in the U.S. Children like Jose, a 10-year old El Salvadoran, who has been abandoned by smugglers and ends up alone in a Mexican detention center, and Kevin, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2005

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 305 Which

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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

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Elliott, David

Summary: A modern twist on the Theseus and Minotaur myth, told in verse.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Bear, Elizabeth

Summary: "Halmey Dz and her partner Connla Kurucz are salvage operators, living just on the inside of the law...usually. Theirs is the perilous and marginal existence--with barely enough chance of striking it fantastically big--just once--to keep them coming back for more. They pilot their tiny ship into the scars left by unsuccessful White Transitions, searching for the relics of lost human and alien...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: SCI FIC Bear

Summary: The third season continues the adventures of 4400 missing people who suddenly and inexplicably are returned all at once to Earth as they were on the day they vanished.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Forty(3)

Haltiner, Robert E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jesse Besser Museum 0000

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 977.481 Halt

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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

Blabey, Aaron

Summary: The Bad Guys find themselves sixty-five million years in the past where they must avoid being eaten by dinosaurs, fix their broken time machine, and get back home before an evil alien destroys the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2018

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Furst, Alan.

Summary: The future of Spain is at stake. Germany and Italy have ensured that Republican forces are starved of weapons and a Franco victory now looks likely. Cristian Ferrar, a Spanish lawyer living in Paris, is a well-connected man. When Ferrar is approached by anti-Franco forces, he readily agrees asked to help smuggle arms into his homeland. Working with de Lyon - an enigmatic man of Slavic descent -...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Furst

Sandlin, Lee.

Summary: "Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, 'Wicked River' takes us back to a time before the Mississippi was dredged into a shipping channel, and before Mark Twain romanticized it into myth. Drawing on an array of suspenseful and bizarre firsthand accounts, Sandlin brings to life a place where river pirates brushed elbows with future presidents and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 Sandlin

Bruce, F. F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crossroad 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.9 Bru