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Tubbs, Anna Malaika

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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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

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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

Kor, Eva Mozes

Summary: Eva Mozes Kor and her twin Miriam were ten years old when they were subjected to the medical experiments of the Auschwitz Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. The story of their fight for survival, recovery, and forgiveness are told again and updated here in this new edition with interesting details and important context in a new afterword. Eva turned her triumph over pain and suffering into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tanglewood Publishing, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 KOR

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

Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra

Summary: In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: Eva Kor, who along with her twin sister endured the experiments of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, decides to forgive him and other perpetrators in order to help herself emotionally heal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined with Margaret's younger sister Mary to a sisterhood unique in the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: "Cousins Nate and Rachel travel back in time to see legendary Olympic events and learn what it takes to prepare for greatness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Medina, Nico

Summary: Describes the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to divide the city of Berlin to its destruction in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943 MED

Cole, Tom Clohosy

Summary: Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Mackenzie, Malcolm

Summary: The Jonas Brothers are not just a nostalgic phenomenon -- they are one of the most exciting bands in the world right now. When the New Jersey trio returned to save pop in 2019, they didn't mess around. Comeback single "Sucker" went straight to member on in America and became their biggest hit ever. Now we are living in a Jonas world, and it's beyond "Cool." Discover everything there is to know...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Locke, Katherine

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum time-travels to 1988 East Berlin, where she meets members of an underground guild who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the wall, and learns that someone is using dark magic to change history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LOC

Brown, Nacio Herb

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1935

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Marwell, David George

Summary: "A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr. Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and the failure of justice in the postwar world. Drawing on new scholarship and sources, historian David G. Marwell examines Mengele's life and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MENGELE, JOSEF MAR

Taylor, Fred

Summary: One morning in 1961, the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. Within days the barbed wire became a 103-mile-long wall guarded by three hundred watchtowers. A physical manifestation of the Cold War that would stand for nearly thirty years, the Berlin Wall was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 TAY

Barr, Luke.

Summary: Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5973 BAR

Marshall, Linda Elovitz

Summary: "This... biography sheds light on Dr. Salk's groundbreaking journey and the importance of vaccination."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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Elman, Ziggy.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Bregman, Vocco and Conn Inc. 1939

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Dotti, Luca

Summary: Enter Audrey Hepburn’s private world in this unique biography compiled by her son that combines recollections, anecdotes, excerpts from her personal correspondence, drawings, and recipes for her favorite dishes written in her own hand, and more than 250 previously unpublished personal family photographs. Audrey at Home offers fans an unprecedented look at the legendary star, bringing together...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEPBURN, AUDREY DOT

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