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Willner, Nina

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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

Medina, Nico

Summary: Describes the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to divide the city of Berlin to its destruction in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943 MED

Cole, Tom Clohosy

Summary: Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2014

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1 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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Locke, Katherine

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LOC

Freedman, Lawrence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 FRE

Taylor, Fred

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 TAY

Meyer, Michael

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 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

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