women

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women

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2020
"Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they're there. Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent. When she begins to experience very real and disturbing visions, she suspects they could be related to the recent cases of women gone missing in town. When Clara meets Lily, an ex-Soho art gallery girl who is working at a desolate casino spa and reeling from a personal tragedy, she thinks Lily may be able to help her. But Lily has her own demons to face. If they can put the pieces together in time, they may save another lost girl--so long as their efforts don't attract perilous attention first"--Provided by publisher.

El l?piz magico de Malala

2017
"[In this picture book, Malala Yousafzai describes how as a child, she] made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city,to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true"--Provided by publisher.

Helen Keller

una nueva vision
Presents the story of Helen Keller, a young girl trapped in silence and darkness and her escape to become an inspiration, showing the world how belief, trust, and determination can set a person free. Written in Spanish.

Oriana Fallaci

the journalist, the agitator, the legend
2017
"A landmark biography of the most famous Italian journalist of the twentieth century, an inspiring and often controversial woman who defied the codes of reportage and established the "La Fallaci" style of interview."--from OCLC.

Becoming a woman in the age of letters

2009
"In 18th century France, letter writing became . . . fashionable, particularly amongst women. In this work, [the author] opens up the world of these women through the letters which they wrote. Concentrating on the letters of four women from different social backgrounds, she shows how they came to womanhood through their writing"--OCLC.

Anne Frank

2008
Chronicles the life of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl living in Germany during World War II, focusing on her family's efforts to hide from the Nazis by living in their neighbor's attic, and drawing on excerpts from Anne's journal to recount her family's experiences.

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace prize-winning champion of female education
2016
A brief biography of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani woman who was shot by the Taliban for sharing her views about education for and the unfair treatment of girls and women and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Patsy

a novel
"Receiving her long-coveted visa to America, Patsy leaves behind her family in Jamaica, only to discover that life as an undocumented immigrant is not what her best friend had described"--Provided by publisher.

Margarita Wednesdays

making a new life by the Mexican sea
Deborah Rodriguez discusses her life and adventures in a Mexican seaside town as she tries to reinvent herself after leaving Afghanistan.

Here's to the women

100 songs for and about American women
1987
An anthology of 100 traditional and contemporary songs with words and music. Includes a discography, a bibliography, and an index.

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