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Nardo, Don

Contents: Introduction: a destiny long shaped by geography -- Darkness to light: the Arab Spring -- Peoples, languages, and beliefs -- The home and family life -- Getting a good education -- Food, drink, and dining customs -- Popular sports and entertainment -- Experiencing North African culture in the United States -- Timeline in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Krohn, Katherine E.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in the American West from the 1840s to the 1890s, examining the clothing and accessories of Native Americans, early pioneers, and the men and women of different social classes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-first Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 KRO

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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Baker, Brynn.

Summary: "Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Buffalo Soldiers and the impact they made during times of war or conflict"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 BAK

Hall, Ron

Summary: This remarkable story shows what can happen when we choose to help. Kids will discover that we can all make a difference—no matter how big or small we are and no matter how big or small the task. Based on the New York Times bestseller Same Kind of Different As Me, which sold more than a million copies worldwide and inspired the major motion picture, this book tells the true story of Denver...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MOO

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MOO

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Burling, Alexis

Summary: Discusses how in 1969, a group of daring Native American activists launched a 19-month takeover of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, seeking to highlight the poor living conditions that persisted in Native American communities throughout the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970 BUR

Summary: Articulating his profound and compelling worldview, Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano imbues this program with a poetic sensibility and an unconstrained intellectual curiosity. Ruminations on prehistoric gender roles, global warming, and the twilight of socialism underscore Galeano's notion of disabled memory-his term for the reshaping of history according to one's fears and prejudices-as well...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Chilean novelist Isabel Allende has sold 15 million books in 30 languages over the past two decades. Few living writers receive the critical acclaim, popular following, and consistent sales records that she has enjoyed since the publication of her first novel, The House of the Spirits, in 1982. And yet her own story of exile after the rise of the dictator Pinochet is, perhaps, the most...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Kenai, a young Native American boy who wants to be a man, sets out to take revenge after his older brother is killed by a mother bear protecting her cubs. When Kenai finds himself magically transformed into the creature he hates most, a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps while learning some life lessons. In his quest to return to human form, he is befriended by a talkative bear...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BRO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BRO

Wright, Adrienne

Summary: On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in Afrikaans, the language of the White government. The story's events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PIE

Treuer, David

Summary: The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.004 TRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 TRE
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Summary: This short adaptation of a play by Trinidad's foremost black writer is a metaphorical exploration of relations between black and white in the postcolonial world. The plot concerns a retired white actor and his black factotum; presumably they will perform a pantomime version of Robinson Crusoe, but roles become reversed, much to the white man's bewilderment and discomfort.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Levinson, Cynthia.

Summary: Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 LEV

Summary: On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY IND

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD IND

Summary: Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

O'Malley, Padraig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.0609 OMA

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Plains region stretches across the Midwest from Canada to Texas. Traditional Stories of the Plains Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Lakota, Cree, and Siksika. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.004 Sets Powell 2018

Adamson, Heather

Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the Civil Rights Movement and how the actions of children helped promote equality for all races in America. Learn about the motivated children who participated in this historic event and why they continued to gather together in the face of great adversity. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, a timeline, critical-thinking questions, primary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 ADA

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 Kilmeade 2015

Ray, Deborah Kogan

Summary: Documents the life and achievements of the nineteenth-century Northern Paiute leader, examining how her aptitude for languages and diplomacy enabled her to advocate on behalf of her tribe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD Fiction Ray 2013

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE PAI