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Beck, Martha Nibley

Summary: Describes how a mother struggled to cope when her unborn second child, Adam, was diagnosed with Down syndrome, her decision to keep her son, and his magical influence on her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 BEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.24 Beck

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BECK, MARTHA BEC

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: "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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Hansen, Drew D.

Summary: A riveting account of the origins and legacy of "I Have a Dream" Forty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. electrified the nation when he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. King's prophetic utterances started the long overdue process of changing America's idea of itself. His words would enter the American lexicon, galvanizing the civil rights movement,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR HAN

Summary: Based on a true story. In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez became known as the notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". They would swindle and then viciously murder war widows who would answer their personal ads. Ray would describe himself as a sexy Latin Lover. Martha was Ray's initial mark. But when they met, it was love at first sight. With Martha posing as Ray's sister, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Evans, Shane.

Summary: Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EVA

Kelley, Kitty

Summary: Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, describing the hardships and triumphs King encountered along his journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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Bowen, Rhys

Summary: Lady Georgiana Rannoch won't deny that being thirty-fifth in line for the British throne has its advantages. Unfortunately, money isn't one of them. And sometimes making ends meet requires her to investigate a little royal wrongdoing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M BOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M BOW

Holler, Dick.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Roznique Music, Inc. 1968

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

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Prévot, Franck

Summary: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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Maher, Paul

Summary: A Kerouac scholar traces the true adventures behind the twentieth century classic novel and discusses the real-life inspirations for the novel's memorable characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 KER

Buttigieg, Pete

23 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2018

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