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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: Examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 345 MIL

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology--the trial of Lizzie Borden--based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence. The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 345.744 ROB

Robertson, Cara

Summary: "Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 345.744 ROB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB

Mailman, Erika

Summary: Bram Stoker Award finalist Erika Mailman brings the true story of the brutal murder of Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother into new focus by adding a riveting contemporary narrative. The Murderer's Maid interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life. Trapped by servitude and afraid for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bonhomie Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

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

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 GEA

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Summary: In August, 1892 Lizzie Borden is famously charged with the murder of her stepmother and father. It causes a huge media sensation, perhaps the first example of a tabloid court case. But what really happened on that night? Did Lizzie really do it? What happened in her quietly idyllic Massachusetts life that unfurled this chain of events? Did her father's strict hand send her down this treacherous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LIZ

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

Blumenthal, Karen.

Summary: A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American women. This book intends to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 342.73 BLU

Payment, Simone.

Contents: A historic case begins in Texas -- Abortion goes on trial -- Next stop: Supreme Court -- Another trip to the Supreme Court -- Finally, a decision -- After Roe v. Wade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.084 PAY

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: "Richard Perry Loving and Mildred Jeter Loving wanted to live out their married life near family in Virginia. However, the state refused to let them--because Richard was white and Mildred was black. After being arrested and charged with a crime, the Lovings were forced to leave their home--until they turned to the legal system. In one of the country's most prominent legal battles, Loving v....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.845 BRI

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM/ComicsLit 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GEA

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: An evocative chronicle of the battle that led to America's landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling shares insights into the abuses of the "separate but equal" system and how such courageous activists as Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois helpedend legal segregation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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Schmidt, Sarah

Summary: When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Behrens, June.

Summary: Depicts the life of the vigorous and unconventional woman from Savannah who founded the American branch of the Girl Scouts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1988

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB LOW BEH

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Corey, Shana.

Summary: A one hundreth anniversary tribute to the Girl Scouts founder describes how she rejected the conventions of Victorian culture and introduced her pioneer family's passion for service, adventure, and independence to the girls of her time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Low 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 369.4 COR

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

Goodman, Susan E.

Summary: Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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

Summary: Authur Mitchell introduces this studio recording of Agnes de Mille's "Fall River legend'" based on the story of Lizzie Borden. Accused in 1892 of the brutal killing of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Borden experienced aa dramatic life of love, sadness, and ultimately murder, rendered here in a dance performance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA DAN

Roesser, Marie

Summary: "The impact of the Norman Conquest in England can't be overstated. After William of Normandy conquered the Anglo-Saxons in 1066, the very culture of England changed, from the social structure to the written language. This carefully researched and accessible volume explains the Normans' strategy, significant events on and off the battlefield, and the key figures to know about this momentous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 942.02 ROE

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

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