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Carter, Stephen L.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, EUNICE HUNTON CAR

Mundy, Liza

Summary: Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait of the most dynamic couple in politics today: Michelle, the highly organized, sometimes intimidating, list-making pragmatist; and Barack, the introspective political charmer who shoots for the stars. Michelle's story carries all the achievements and lingering pain of the post-civil rights era. She grew up on the south...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE Mun

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: B Obama Mun

Mundy, Liza

Summary: She can be funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Who is the woman Barack Obama calls "the boss"? Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints an intimate portrait, taking us inside the marriage of the most dynamic couple in politics today. Drawing on interviews with more than one hundred people, including one with Michelle, Mundy captures the complexity of this remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 OBA

Colbert, David.

Summary: In just a few generations, Michelle Obama's family has blazed a path from a slave cabin to the White House. She's now writing a new chapter in history as a fresh kind of first lady, old-fashioned in many ways, yet so genuine and natural that she constantly surprises and inspires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Obama Col

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "When she was a little girl, Michelle Robinson's world was the South Side of Chicago, where she and her brother, Craig, shared a bedroom in their family's upstairs apartment and played catch in the park, and where her parents, Fraser and Marian Robinson, raised her to be outspoken and unafraid. But life soon took her much further afield, from the halls of Princeton, where she learned for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Goldman 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 OBA

Obama, Michelle

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Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African-American to serve in that role-she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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Slevin, Peter B.

Summary: A comprehensive portrait of the First Lady describes her working-class upbringing on Chicago's South Side, her education at Princeton and Harvard during the racially charged 1980s, and her marriage to the future forty-fourth president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE SLE

Brill, Marlene Targ.

Summary: A biography of Michelle Obama, the first African American First Lady of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2010

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Asim, Jabari

Summary: Complemented by black-and-white photos, a young readers' adaptation of the acclaimed memoir by the late civil rights activist recounts her upbringing in Jim Crow-era North Carolina and her fight for equality and justice in America's military environments,churches and courtrooms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América, y primera afroamericana en desempeñar esa función, contribuyó a que la Casa Blanca alcanzara sus mayores cotas de apertura y pluralidad de la historia; se erigió en destacada defensora de las mujeres y las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plaza Janés 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 OBA

Corey, Shana

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Summary: "Michelle Obama is a lawyer, a former First Lady of the United States, and someone who fights for the rights of kids like YOU."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED COR

Felix, Antonia

Summary: A photographic journey of Michelle Obama, one of the most beloved First Ladies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE FEL

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "Becoming" ist eines der am meisten erwarteten Bücher in diesem Jahr. Aufrichtige und inspirierende Memoiren der ehemaligen First Lady der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika haben sich bereits mehr als 3 Millionen Mal verkauft, wurden in 32 Sprachen übersetzt und standen 10 Monate an der Spitze des prestigeträchtigsten Buchrankings Amazon. In ihrem Buch teilt Michelle Obama zum ersten Mal die...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bombora 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 OBA

Obama, Michelle

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OBA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Il y a encore tant de choses que j'ignore au sujet de l'Amérique, de la vie, et de ce que l'avenir nous réserve. Mais je sais qui je suis. Mon père, Fraser, m'a appris à travailler dur, à rire souvent et à tenir parole. Ma mère, Marian, à penser par moi-même et à faire entendre ma voix. Tous les deux ensemble, dans notre petit appartement du quartier du South Side de Chicago, ils m'ont aidée à...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fayard 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 OBA

Obama, Michelle

2 holds on 18 copies

Summary: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Obama 2018

Obama, Michelle

Summary: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 921 OBA

Taylor-Butler, Christine

Summary: As the first African American first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has had a big role to fill. Readers will follow Obamas journey from her childhood in Chicago to her work as a lawyer and her achievements in the White House. They will also learn how she helped with her husbands political career and helped him win presidential elections in 2008 and 2012.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 OBA

Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: A brief biography of Michelle Obama covering her life from childhood to the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2010

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

Stine, Megan.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the First Lady of the United States, from her childhood in Chicago and her career as a lawyer to her marriage to Barack Obama and her initiatives in the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Farrell, Mary Cronk

Summary: Shares the story of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II, centering the story around Charity Adams, the woman who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

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- ).

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 920 SHE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 SHE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 Shetterly 2018

Dray, Philip.

Summary: Presents a life of the African American journalist who was born a slave and went on to become a respected teacher and journalist, and who is best remembered for her campaign through her writings to eliminate lynching in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2008

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

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: "Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players--and sisters--Venus and Serena Williams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

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