Summary: "In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral the pain and longing of one family forced to live...
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WIL
Summary: Describes the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to divide the city of Berlin to its destruction in 1989.
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943 MED
Summary: Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.
Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL
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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Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum time-travels to 1988 East Berlin, where she meets members of an underground guild who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the wall, and learns that someone is using dark magic to change history.
Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LOC
Summary: One morning in 1961, the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. Within days the barbed wire became a 103-mile-long wall guarded by three hundred watchtowers. A physical manifestation of the Cold War that would stand for nearly thirty years, the Berlin Wall was the...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 TAY
Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY
Summary: When the Berlin Wall went up, Gerta, her mother, and her brother Fritz are trapped on the eastern side where they were living, while her father, and her other brother Dominic are in the West--four years later, now twelve, Gerta sees her father on a viewing platform on the western side and realizes he wants her to risk her life trying to tunnel to freedom
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Nielsen 2015
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