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Hayes, Terrance

Summary: "A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead. In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 HAY

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: "Kids want to learn about the world around them, and with this engaging, colorful collection of facts, figures, photographs, and fun, they will. Perfect for home or for school, and a great gift for any curious reader, here are thousands of fascinating and surprising facts about about the United States, from its natural resources and landmarks, to the first peoples to inhabit and explore the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 031.02 WOR

Washington, Walter 'Wolfman'

Contents: Lost mind -- Even now -- What a diff'rence a day makes -- Save your love for me -- I don't want to be a lone ranger -- Steal away -- She's everything to me -- I cried my last tear -- I just dropped by to say hello -- Are you the lady.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Anti / Epitaph 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES WAS

Summary: This program traces the evolution of the American skyscraper over the 20th century and speculates on the skyscraper of the future. A study of landmark structures ranging from the Home Insurance Building and the Singer Building, to the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building, to the World Trade Center and the Sears Tower serves as a timeline of U.S. skyscraper history. In addition, some...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Cass, Oren

Summary: Examines how current economic and social policies in the United States are adversely affecting the American worker and explains why the governing elites need to implement changes that increase wages and provide access to job training and social welfare programs. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.1 CAS

Prass, Natalie

Contents: Oh my -- Short court style -- Interlude: your fire -- The fire -- Hot for the mountain -- Lost -- Sisters -- Never too late -- Ship go down -- Nothing to say -- Far from you -- Ain't nobody.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: ATO Records 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PRA

Serwer, Adam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Taking joy in suffering is more human than we'd like to admit. The cruelty of the Trump administration's policies and the ritual rhetorical flaying of his targets are intimately connected. Shared cruelty and the delight it brings are critical moments ofconnection for white supremacists, a fact that is not new. Adam Serwer has been chronicling our political landscape for the last decade. He is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SER

Elmore, Tim.

Summary: This landmark book paints a compelling--and sobering--picture of what could happen to our society if we don't change the way we relate to today's teens and young adults. Research-based and solution-biased, it moves beyond sounding an alarm to outlining practical strategies to: guide unprepared adolescents and at-risk boys to productive adulthood; correct crippling parenting styles; repair...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poet Gardener Publishing 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.34 ELM

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: Readers will examine the history of time travel, Project Pegasus, famous time travel literature, time slippage, Einstein's theory of relativity and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 530.11 SPA

Shapiro, James

Summary: "From leading Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro, a timely and insightful examination of what the world's greatest dramatist can teach us about life in an America riven by conflict. The United States has always been divided, but Americans from all walks oflife have also always shared a deep affinity for the plays William Shakespeare, even if their meaning has been fiercely contested. For well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Duran Duran (Musical group)

Summary: The highly anticipated fifteenth studio album from Duran Duran and boasts esteemed producers Erol Alkan, Giorgio Moroder and Mark Ronson behind the board. It features special guests Graham Coxon of Blur on guitar, Mike Garson from David Bowie's band on piano, guest vocals from Lykke Li, with more very special guests to be announced.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: BMG Rights Management (Us) Llc 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK DUR

Micklos, John

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Spotsylvania Court House took place in May 1864. The frantic back-and-forth fighting at an area now called the Bloody Angle was among the fiercest single-day battles of the entire Civil War. How did the bullet-riddled stump of a once-mighty oak tree there become a symbol of the conflict? What can its story tell us about that day's battle and the broader history of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MIC

Summary: Witty, sensual, and poignant, Shakespeare's sonnets are perhaps the greatest love poems ever written. In this ingenious program, 29 of the Bard's best are delivered in various pastoral settings-as well as at the breakfast table, over the telephone, and even as a standup comedy routine. Divided into Prelude, The Young Friend, The Dark Lady, and Epilogue, the performances include the following...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Tracy, Lisa.

Summary: After their mother's death, Lisa Tracy and her sister, Jeanne, are left to contend with several households' worth of furniture and memorabilia. What starts as an exercise in information gathering designed to boost the estate's resale value at auction evolves into the discovery that the roots of our passion for acquisition often lie not in shallow materialism but in our desire to possess the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TRACY FAMILY Tracy

Grant, H. Roger

Summary: "In Transportation and the American People, renowned historian H. Roger Grant tells the story of American transportation from its slow, uncomfortable, and often dangerous beginnings to the speed and comfort of travel today. Early advances like stagecoaches and canals allowed traders, business, and industry to expand across the nation, setting the stage for modern developments like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.0973 Grant 2019

Jackson, Michael

Contents: Disc 1. Billie Jean -- The way you make me feel -- Black or white -- Rock with you -- She's out of my life -- Bad -- I just can't stop loving you -- Man in the mirror -- Thriller -- Beat it -- The girl is mine -- Remember the time -- Don't stop 'til you get enough -- Wanna be startin' somethin' -- Heal the world.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES JAC

Summary: Listening to our Past is a piecing together of the family histories of four of the series participants. The episode explores the post-World War I “Great Migration” of African-Americans from the South to northern cities like Detroit and Chicago, as well as those who stayed in the South during the period of Jim Crow segregation. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. also begins an intriguing examination of his...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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DeVos, Betsy

Summary: "In Hostages No More, DeVos unleashes her candid thoughts about working in the Trump administration, recounts her battles over the decades to put students first, hits back at "woke" curricula in our schools, and details the reforms America must pursue to fix its long and badly broken education system. And she has stories to tell: DeVos offers blunt insights on the people and politics that stand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2022

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Attenborough, David

Summary: In this scientifically informed account of the changes occurring in the world over the last century, an award-winning broadcaster and natural historian shares a lifetime of wisdom and a hopeful vision for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 ATT

Summary: From Pong and Donkey Kong to Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider, this program traces the remarkable history of video games by studying the companies, technologies, and economics that are fueling the industry in Japan, the U.S., and France. It also seeks to understand the driving force behind the video game's phenomenal cultural penetration while offering insights into the rigorous development and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Sherman, Jake S.

Summary: "The startling inside story of Donald Trump's first two years, viewed from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers on both sides of the aisle jockeyed for advantage as American politics reached a fevered pitch. Taking readers into secret strategy calls and closed-door meetings from the House to the White House, Politico Playbook writers Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer trace the strategy and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 SHE

Bauerlein, Mark.

Summary: "The technology that was supposed to make young adults more astute, diversify their tastes, and improve their minds had the opposite effect. According to recent reports from government agencies, foundations, survey firms, and scholarly institutions, most young people in the United States do not read literature (or fully know how to), work reliably (just ask employers), visit cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 BAU

Brands, H. W.

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Bestselling historian and Pulitzer-prize finalist H. W. Brands follows the lives and battles of General William Tecumseh Sherman and Apache warrior Geronimo to tell the story of the Indian Wars and the final fight for control of the American continent"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

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Donnelly, Karen J.

Contents: Amazing glaciers -- What is an ice age? -- The earth's orbit -- The Milankovitch theory -- Why are orbit cycles important? -- Temperatures on the rise -- Humans and global warming -- Climate history -- The earth's frozen past -- The land tells a story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.792 DON

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