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Al-Khatahtbeh, Amani

Summary: "At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her first racial slur. At age eleven, when the United States began their invasion in Iraq and the television was flooded with anti-Muslim commentary, Amani felt overwhelmed with feelings of intense alienation from American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AL-KHATAHTBEH, AMANI ALK

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

13 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them--women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century. While there's a lot of work to do, we know that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Summary: A compilation of three short films about the current state of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Al Samawi, Mohammed

Summary: "Born in the Old City of Sana'a, Yemen, to a pair of middle-class doctors, Mohammed Al Samawi was a devout Muslim raised to think of Christians and Jews as his enemy. But when Mohammed was twenty-three, he secretly received a copy of the Bible, and what he read cast doubt on everything he'd previously believed. After connecting with Jews and Christians on social media, and at various...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 AL S

Burns, Khephra.

Summary: A fictional account of the nomadic wanderings of the boy who grew up to become Mali's great fourteenth-century leader, Mansa Musa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR

Summary: Covers all U.S. and Canadian models of Pontiac Grand Am, Grand Le Mans, Grand Prix, GTO, Le Mans, Phoenix and Ventura, for model years 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1983.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chilton Book Co. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Pontiac Grand Am

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: "A collection of Carl Hiaasen's best columns from the past twelve years, covering topics, like hurricanes, off-shore drilling, voting rights, and political corruption, that have become national issues. A VINTAGE PAPERBACK ORIGINAL. Dance of the Reptiles is Carl Hiaasen's third collection of the very best of his columns for the Miami Herald. Covering topics large and small, from local issues...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.9 HIA

King, Gilbert

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A small town. A big secret. In December 1957, the wife of a Florida citrus baron is raped in her home while her husband is away. She claims a 'husky Negro' did it, and the sheriff, the infamous racist Willis McCall, does not hesitate to round up a herd of suspects. But within days, McCall turns his sights on Jesse Daniels, a gentle, mentally impaired white nineteen-year-old. Soon Jesse is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 KIN

Cobb, Charles E.

Summary: "Visiting Martin Luther King, Jr. at the peak of the civil rights movement, the journalist William Worthy almost sat on a loaded pistol. "Just for self-defense," King assured him. One of King's advisors remembered the reverend's home as "an arsenal." Like King, many nonviolent activists embraced their constitutional right to self-protection-yet this crucial dimension of the civil rights...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 COB

Foerstner, Abigail

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Iowa Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.99 FOE

Amiry, Suad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 AMI

Ramati, Alexander

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Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1986

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Summary: The Middle Kingdom was a time of unprecedented splendor, as regional potentates were lavished with rewards and buried in a style befitting royalty. Tomb 10A was prepared for one such potentate, and its treasures survived World War I, a ship's fires, and nearly a century of basement storage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MFA Publications 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 SEC

Summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the former Saturday Night Live comedian turned author, radio host, and political satirist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

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

Bullard, Lisa.

Summary: Explains the history of the holiday, discussing the customs and the celebration Eid al-Fitr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 297.36 BUL

Miller, Judith

Summary: As anti-German sentiment during WWI threatens to tear apart the peaceful life of the Amana Colonies, the families must rally to protect their own.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MIL

English, Charlie

Summary: The story of how a team of librarians and archivists joined forces to spirit tens of thousands of ancient manuscripts into hiding when al-Qaeda-linked jihadists surged across Mali in 2012, threatening the existence of these precious documents. Relying on extensive research and firsthand reporting, Charlie English expertly twines a fraught and fascinating account of one of the planet's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.2 ENG

Brunstetter, Wanda E

Summary: "In 1850, three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others forces Cynthia Copper to question her engagement to a near stranger and to reconsider her dreams for marriage alongside her responsibility to care for her mother"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BRU

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Brunstetter 2018

Rudd, Roswell.

Contents: Bamako (6:31) / Roswell Rudd -- Rosmani (6:01) / Toumani Diabate -- Jackie-ing (5:40) / T. Monk ; Roswell Rudd (arr.) -- All through the night (2:20) / Trad. ; Roswell Rudd (arr.) -- Hank (5:57) / Toumani Diabate -- Johanna (7:47) / Toumani Diabate -- For Toumani (11:12) / Roswell Rudd -- Malicool (3:43) / Roswell Rudd -- Sena et Mariam (based on George Gershwin's Summertime) (5:58) / Roswell...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunnyside Communications 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ RUD

Rothman-Kerr, Rachael

Summary: Bipolar disorder causes extreme behavioral and mood swings. These changes from the highs known as mania to the lows of depression are the reasons why it was often called manic depression in the past. Readers discover this and other essential information about this disorder as they explore its symptoms, causes, and treatments. Through detailed sidebars, quotes from experts, and full-color...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 616.8 ROT

Samancı, Özge

Summary: "As a child in Izmir, Turkey in the 1980 and 90s, Ozge Samanci watched as her country struggled between its traditional religious heritage and the new secular westernized world of brand-name products and television stars. In Ozge's own family, she struggled to figure out the place where she belonged, too. Her older sister was a perfect student, and her dad hoped Ozge would study hard, go to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 SAM

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Summer Desserts: When love-resistant dessert chef Summer Lyndon develops a taste for her delectable boss, Blake Cocharan, her legendary willpower is put to the ultimate test. Second Nature: Getting an exclusive interview with notoriously reclusive horror writer Hunter Brown was all Celebrity magazine reporter Lee Radcliffe ever wanted. And when Hunter agrees to the interview on the condition...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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