Summary: In the life stories of three "accidental heroes"--women whose marriages provided them with position and perspective they would not otherwise have had--one of the nation's premier historians offers a unique understanding of the tumultuous social and political landscape of their time.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7082 BER
Summary: We know and love the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. We forget, though, that the Articles of Confederation and our first attempts at self-government were disasters; the post-revolutionary Confederation slipped quickly into factional bickering and economic crisis. In 1787, a group of lawyers and politicians, some famous and others...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.318 BER
Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU
Summary: Discusses the significance of Thanksgiving, suggests various projects and activities for celebrating it, and provides recipes for the holiday.
Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1987
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J 394.2649 BAR
Summary: Instructions for making a variety of easy and scary outfits and creating ghoulish faces for Halloween.
Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1983