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Blais, Madeleine

Summary: "In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais' in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack--it had no electricity, no modern plumbing, the roof leaked, and mice had invaded the walls. It was perfect. Sitting on Tisbury Great Pond--well-stocked with oysters and crab for foraged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Albright, Madeleine Korbel.

Summary: From former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright comes a moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 943.71 ALBRIGHT, MADELEINE KORBEL ALB

Albright, Madeleine Korbel.

Summary: The former Secretary of State paints a portrait of her early life from 1937 to 1948 during which she witnessed the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Holocaust, the defeat of fascism, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Albright 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 943.71 ALB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 943.71 ALB

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: A group of high school students grow in understanding of each other's challenges and forge unexpected connections as they prepare for a boys vs. girls poetry slam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Funk, Josh

Summary: Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 Bartoletti

Lajimodiere, Denise K.

Summary: Education professor Denise Lajimodiere's interest in American Indian boarding school survivors stories evolved from recording her father and other family members speaking of their experiences. The journey to record survivors stories led her through the Dakotas and Minnesota and into the personal and private space of boarding school survivors. While there, she heard stories that they had never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2019

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Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAR

Marciano, John Bemelmans.

Summary: Madeline and the other orphans of the vine-covered house in Paris spend Easter at the White House visiting with the President's daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE MAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAR

Crais, Clifton C

Summary: A professor draws on his expertise as a historian to better understand his traumatic early life in New Orleans, marked by an alcoholic mother who tried to drown him, an absent father, his childhood amnesia, and family secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRAIS, CLIFTON CRA

Bausum, Ann

Summary: "The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: "Red Without Blue is the groundbreaking documentary about the indestructible ties of family. This visually arresting film chronicles the close, yet sometimes strained relationship between identical twins Mark and Alex as Alex undergoes a transformation into a woman named Clair. Captured over a period of three years, RWB documents the twins and their parents, examining the Farleys' struggle to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix 2007

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

Bachmann, Wolfgang

Summary: From the modern, flat-roofed concrete home to an energy-independent cob-walled house in the countryside, this guide shows seventy single-family homes that showcase the best of contemporary design. Each home is identified in terms of eight design considerations, including challenging lots, homes in the country, houses with a view, small spaces, unusual shapes, additions and remodels, zoning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Publishing Ltd 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 662 BAC

Cole, Henry

Summary: In pictures without words, the reader follows the journey of one brown paper bag from a tree in the forest through the years it is used by three generations of one family until eventually the old bag becomes the container in which a new tree is planted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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Wilson, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 DOBSON WIL

Fishman, Boris

Summary: The author shares the story of his family, their immigration, and the challenges of navigating two cultures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FISHMAN, BORIS FIS

Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Bair, Julene

Summary: "Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father's wish and commandment, 'Hang on to your land!' But part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, JULENE BAI

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1953

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wil

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wilder 1953

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Hartland, Jessie

Summary: Describes how Mary Pickersgill took on the job of hand-stitching an enormous flag that flew over Baltimores Fort McHenry, which inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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Erdrich, Louise

Summary: Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Wil

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WIL

Bailey, Blake

Summary: Presents a darkly humorous account of growing up in a prosperous, eccentric family with an older brother whose erratic and increasingly dangerous behavior threatens them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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