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Rosenberg, Joel C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Summary: In the second part of this documentary, Secretary of State Colin Powell’s peace-making is derailed by his colleagues - and by Palestinian President Yasser Arafat himself.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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

Whyte, Jack

Summary: "Some men strive for greatness. And some men find themselves thrust into the role of their nation's saviors. Such are the two heroes who reshaped and reconfigured the entire destiny of the kingdom of Scotland. Wallace the Braveheart would become the only legendary, heroic, commoner in medieval British history; the undying champion of the common man. The other, Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHY

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Chadwick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Fictionalizes the life of William Marshal, who is appointed tutor to Prince Henry, heir to the throne, after he rescues the queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, but William quickly learns of the dangers that are attached to his reward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2009

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Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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

Herman, Gail

Summary: Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 HER

Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 920 HAN

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: Justin de Quincy is drawn into a conspiracy when he investigates a forged document that implicates Prince John in a plot to kill his brother King Richard, a scheme that also endangers the woman Justin serves, Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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5 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: The 12th Century sleuth, Justin de Quincy, investigates a murder which could shed light on a plot to usurp the crown of England. Prince John is scheming to unseat his brother, King Richard the Lionheart, who went missing as he was returning from a crusade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: In 12th century England, Justin de Quincy, special agent for Eleanor of Aquitaine, investigates the murder of a peddler's daughter. Two men are suspected, but they are rich and the rich are difficult to bring to justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Whyte, Jack.

Summary: In London's Smithfield Prison in 1305, condemned patriot William Wallace imparts the remarkable story of the Scottish Wars of Independence to a priest in the pre-dawn hours before his execution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WHY

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: A novel about the English king Henry II and his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Paterson, Katherine.

Summary: In 1998 when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, thirteen-year-old Meli's life as an ethnic Albanian, changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and the entire family flees from one refugee camp to another until they are able to immigrate to America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paterson 2009

Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Robb, Candace M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

De Visé, Daniel

Summary: "When Andy Griffith went to Hollywood in 1960 to film a TV pilot about a small-town sheriff, his friend Don Knotts called to ask if his sheriff could use a deputy. Together, Sheriff Andy Taylor and Deputy Barney Fife elevated The Andy Griffith Show from a folksy sitcom into a timeless study of human friendship. The program was fiction, but the friendship was powerful and real."--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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