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Woolf, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A radical new history that rediscovers the remarkable freak performers whose talents and charisma helped define an era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [2].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH PLA

McClatchy, Lisa.

Summary: Phillip and Nanny are taking Eloise to see the dinosaurs, but will she behave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MCC

Bunch, Lonnie G

Summary: "Founding Director Lonnie Bunch's inside story of how the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture was created. By turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, and bittersweet, this is his deeply personal tale of the challenges and rewards of bringing a nationally acclaimed new institution to life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 069.09753 BUN

National Museum of American History (U.S.)

Summary: "U.S. history gets the star treatment with this essential guide to the Smithsonian's first permanent exhibition on pop culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2022

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of African American History and Culture 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.997 GAR

Lubar, Steven D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of American History, Behring Center 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973 LUB

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America. The campaign to set up a museum honoring black citizens is nearly 100 years old; building the museum...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 BOL

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PLA

Lach, William

Summary: Way back in time, astonishing creatures lived on our planet. But they weren't all dinosaurs! In this book, you'll meet some of these amazing prehistoric creatures, from a very big fish with 7-inch teeth to a flying reptile. Based on specimens in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History, this book uses riddle-like rhymes and bright illustrations to reveal 16 creatures. With an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAC

Micklos, John

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Spotsylvania Court House took place in May 1864. The frantic back-and-forth fighting at an area now called the Bloody Angle was among the fiercest single-day battles of the entire Civil War. How did the bullet-riddled stump of a once-mighty oak tree there become a symbol of the conflict? What can its story tell us about that day's battle and the broader history of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MIC

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Fishbane, Joel

Summary: "The year is 1937 and Andorra Kelsey--7'11" and just under 320 pounds--is on her way to Hollywood to become a star. Hoping to escape both poverty and the ghost of her dead husband, she accepts an offer from the wily Rutherford Simone to star in a movie about the life of Anna Swan, the Nova Scotia giantess who toured the world in the 19th century. In parallel narrative, Anna Swan's story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIS

Hockensmith, Steve

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Summary: At the National Museum of American History, Eric, Dominique, Aday, and Josephine enlist the help of Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Thomas Jefferson to thwart a plan to turn the United States into a monarchy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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Ali-Khan, Sofia

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Summary: "A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she's called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Martinez, Claudia Guadalupe

Summary: En el primer libro infantil que describe el capítulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriación Mexicana, un niño y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno. Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un niño y su familia toman la difícil decisión de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Pryor, Shawn

Summary: "On February 1, 1960, four young black men sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and staged a nonviolent protest against segregation. At that time, many restaurants in the South did not serve black people. Soon, thousands of students were staging sit-ins across the South, and within six months, the lunch counter at which they'd first protested was integrated....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.6 PRY

Reid, C. L.

Summary: Emma and her third grade class are going on a field trip to the American History Museum and must write about an exhibit they enjoyed; her best friend Izzie likes the first ladies' gowns, but Emma decides that her favorite is the portraits of the presidents. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart, glossary, and content-related questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009

Johnson, Dinah

Summary: "A richly informative alphabet picture book celebrating Harlem's vibrant traditions, past and present"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 JOH

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: "A picture book biography of Diane Nash, a Civil Rights Movement leader at the side of Martin Luther King and John Lewis. Born in the 1940s in Chicago, Diane went on to take command of the Nashville Movement, leading lunch counter sit-ins and peaceful marches. Diane decides to fight not with anger or violence, but with love. With her strong words of truth and actions, she works to stop...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2023

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of the American Indian 2000

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3 available in Magazines - previous years, Call number: 2022-Fall
Call number: 2022-Spring
Call number: 2022-Summer
1 available in Magazine, Call number: 2022-Winter

Macy, Beth

Summary: Beth Macy, master chronicler of life in the South, combines exhaustive research, exclusive interviews and sources, and attention to detail in this riveting American story about race, greed, and a mother's love. George and Willie Muse from Truevine, Virginia were two little boys born in a brutal time, sharecropping a field in the segregated South, stolen away by a white man offering candy, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MAC

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Blk Macy

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