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Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that MGM is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book, because she's the only one left who knows its secrets. But the moment she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LET

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LET

Letts, Elizabeth

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Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: FIC LET BOOK CLUB KIT (8 paperback copies)

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: "Traces the life of L. Frank Baum from his dreamy privileged childhood in mid-19th-century upstate New York through the many detours on his road to Oz. A failure as an actor, a breeder of prize chickens, a merchant in a wild west town, among other occupations, he finally made a success doing exactly what he had always loved to do: tell stories for children."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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

Mlynowski, Sarah

Summary: Abby, her two friends Robin and Frankie, and the annoying Penny, are in their treehouse arguing about what to do for their special school project when a tornado appears out of nowhere, scoops up the treehouse, and transports them all to the land of Oz, where they are soon confronted by Wicked Witch of the East (who is very much alive, and rather angry), and must save a story that is going...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: A brief biography of the author of the well-known children's classic, "The Wizard of Oz."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters Pub. 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BAUM WHE

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Summary: Presents the history of the legendary film, from its creation as a novel by L. Frank Baum and the production of the film to the legacy the cultural phenomenon has inspired.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 AND

Garland, Judy

Summary: During a tornado in rural Kansas, a young girl is swept away to a magical land and embarks on a journey to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eurpac 2013

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Wizard 2013

Mlynowski, Sarah

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Summary: "I'm with my best friends Robin and Frankie (and my sometimes friend, Penny) when a TORNADO scoops us up and whisks us away. As soon as we land, I can tell we're not in Smithville anymore -- we've been transported into The Wonderful Wizard of Oz! We're excited to meet Dorothy and Toto . . . but the story isn't going as planned. The Wicked Witch of the East locks us in her dungeon, so we have no...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Shanower, Eric

Summary: An eight-volume, graphic novel adaptation of L. Frank Baum's tales of Dorothy, a little girl from Kansas who is blown by a storm to the magical land of Oz, where she has amazing adventures while trying to get home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Rogers, Katharine M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAUM, L. FRANK ROG

Shanower, Eric

Summary: An eight-volume, graphic novel adaptation of L. Frank Baum's tales of Dorothy, a little girl from Kansas who is blown by a storm to the magical land of Oz, where she has amazing adventures while trying to get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Shanower, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Letts, Elizabeth.

Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio, Inc. 2019

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Letts 2019

Summary: Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film. Here a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS WIZ

Maguire, Gregory.

Summary: In this third novel of the "New York Times"-bestselling series, civil war looms in Oz, and an ancient oracle named Yackle prepares for death. But before she can die, the Cowardly Lion arrives seeking knowledge about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West--the woman who had defended him when he was a cub.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAG

Shanower, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Shanower, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Summary: L. Frank Baum was 44 when he published the first book about Oz, having spent most of his life reinventing himself with each new career in pursuit of the American Dream. When in Chicago, his observations of an uncertain nation during the Gilded Age informed his magical tale of survival, adventure, and self-discovery which went on to become a quintessential classic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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D'Amato, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAM

Shanower, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

Shanower, Eric

Summary: An eight-volume, graphic novel adaptation of L. Frank Baum's tales of Dorothy, a little girl from Kansas who is blown by a storm to the magical land of Oz, where she has amazing adventures while trying to get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

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Summary: Dorothy and Toto share their adventures in the land of Oz in a storybook rendition of the classic tale by L. Frank Baum.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alliance Entertainment 2021

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

Shanower, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SHA

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