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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAN

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 920 HAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: At the turn of the 11th century, the North Sea is in the grip of the Viking terror. The clever Askeladd leads his small band of mercenaries into London, with the aid of the ruthless young Thorfinn, son of a warrior in the dreaded Jomsvikings. But this is an alliance of convenience: Thorfinn has sworn to kill Askeladd one day to avenge his father's death. When a race begins to capture the prince...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VIN

Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: "After the assassination of King Sweyn and the execution of Askeladd, Thorfinn lost the object of his vengeane, his sense of purpose, and his freedom. Now a broken young man, he labors far from the battlefield, clearing a forest for his slave master's farm alongside the amiable Einar. But a sudden and brutal tragedy will shock Thorfinn out of his apathy, and force him to answer the question,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VIN

Brown, Don

Summary: A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 978.032 BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: Graphic Novel. At the turn of the 11th century, the North Sea is in the grip of the Viking terror. The clever Askeladd leads his small band of mercenaries into London, with the aid of the ruthless young Thorfinn, son of a warrior in the dreaded Jomsvikings. But this is an alliance of convenience: Thorfinn has sworn to kill Askeladd one day to avenge his father's death. When a race begins to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VIN

Yukimura, Makoto

Summary: In a gambit to become the power behind the Danish and English thrones, Askeladd has taken the prince, Canute, and plunged deep into a winter storm behind enemy lines. Canute's father, King Sweyn, gives him up for dead in his haste to suppress English resistance. But Askeladd's small band can't outrun the tenacious maniac Thorkell forever, and when the warriors finally clash, a storm of sweat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VIN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bogle, Donald

Summary: "An eye-opening and unique biography of two larger-than-life legends--Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson--and their unlikely yet enduring friendship"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 BOG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moebius

Summary: "Actively exploring his storytelling methods within his own mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters in an expansive desert setting. He interacts with Arzak, Blueberry, Stel, Atan, and others--and he also meets a younger version of himself!A self-reflective six-part study, Inside Moebius Part 2 collects the two middle chapters in this hilariously unique exploration of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MOE

Bower, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5314 BOW

Summary: 1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY PUB

Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: Disc 1. Fiedler & the Pops in movieland: Somewhere, my love. Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. The shadow of your smile. Theme from Love story. Love theme from Romeo and Juliet. Never on Sunday. The way we were. Gigi. Days of wine and roses. Fiedler & the Pops on Broadway: A pretty girl is like a melody. September song. Seventy-six trombones. The impossible dream. Wunderbar. Tonight. Smoke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Music 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING BOS

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Eric.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes chronicle of the search for Saddam Hussein offers a moment-by-moment narrative account that also profiles the author's non-violent, psychological interrogation method.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 MAD

Kuhlmann, Torben

Summary: A long time ago a mouse learned to fly... and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann's book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon--where dreams are determined only by the size of your imagination and the biggest innovators are the smallest of all. The book ends with a brief...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North South 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KUH

Summary: A look at the life and times of two remarkable women, and how their childhood experiences helped shape their strong feelings to fight inequality and discrimination. Go back to 1830 and the cotton fields of a southern plantation. Experience what life was like for an enslaved person. Then go to 1955 and a bus stop in Montgomery, Alabama where the unfairness of segregation led to the beginning of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mazzarella Media 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV HER