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Brown, Don

Summary: This graphic novel chronicles the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City through moving individual stories that bear witness to history and the ways it shapes the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etch, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 BRO

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 973.931 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: "Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines to guiding spaceships to the moon. Included are fascinating looks at the world's earliest calculators, the birth of computer programming, and the arrival of smartphones. Contributors discussed include Muhammad ibn Mūsā...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 006.3 BRO

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 006.3 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a graphic account of the events of Syrian refugees' attempt to escape the horrors of their country's civil war in search of a better tomorrow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Brown, Don

Summary: This graphic novel tells the history of American democracy and how it evolved from other forms of government. Explains the fundamental ideas of democracy as liberty, equality, and justice for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 321.8 BRO

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 321.8 BRO

Brown, Don.

Summary: Dolley was a farm girl who became a fine first lady when she married James Madison. She wore beautiful dresses, decorated her home, and threw lavish parties. Everyone talked about Dolley, and everyone loved her, too. Then war arrived at her doorstep, and Dolley had to meet challenges greater than she'd ever known. So Dolley did one thing she thought might make a difference: she saved George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Madison Brown

Brown, Don

Summary: A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Conveys the history of the Earth in humorous graphic novel format, from the big bang through continent formation, discussing how weather events and climate change continue to shape the landscape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.7 BRO

Brown, Don

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ROARING BROOK PRESS 2002

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Brown, Don

Summary: Provides the captivating story of this amazing vessel, the people who built it, and its tragic demise during its maiden voyage across the Atlantic as told through first-hand accounts and detailed illustrations of the events as they happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.91634 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: "A Shot in the Arm!, book 3 in the Big Ideas that Changed the World series, is the history of vaccinations and the struggle to protect people from infectious disease. Beginning with smallpox-perhaps humankind's greatest affliction to date-and concluding with an overview of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown traces the evolution of vaccines and examines deadly diseases such as measles, polio, anthrax,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 615.3 BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 615.3 BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: A story of senseless destruction, patriotism, and grit against all odds focuses on the people of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol who stayed to defend their home against Russian forces, which came with a devastating price.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Harper Alley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 947.7 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Explains how political differences between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton escalated their Revolutionary War-era rivalry and culminated in the most famous duel in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.4 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Describes the difficulties faced by the first woman to make a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco in an automobile in 1909.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.30 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a graphic account of the events of the influenza epidemic of 1918, detailing the exceptionally violent spread of the disease worldwide and what made it so deadly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.2 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: Presents an illustrated account of bookseller Henry Knox's heroic contributions during the Revolutionary War, describing how he dragged fifty-nine cannons to Boston across 225 miles filled with danger and hardship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: An introduction to the work and early life of the twentieth-century physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Bio Einstein

Brown, Don

Summary: Describes the life of the English girl whose discovery of an Ichthyosaurus fossil led to a lasting interest in other prehistoric animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1999

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

Brown, Don

Summary: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn't just one man who got us to the moon. The Moon Landing explores the people and technology that made the moon landing possible. Instead of examining one person's life, it focuses on the moon landing itself, showing the events leading up to it and how it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629.45 BRO

Brown, Don

Summary: In the tightening grip of Hitler's power, towns, cities, and ghettoes were emptied of Jews. Unless they could escape, Jewish children would not be spared their deadly fate in the Holocaust, a tragedy of unfathomable depth. Only 11% of the Jewish children living in Europe before 1939 survived the Second World War. Run and Hide tells the stories of these children, forced to leave their homes and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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Peacock, Amy Rupertus

Summary: "This book is the biography of Marine General William Rupertus, who led his troops in a series of blistering battles in the Pacific that paved the way for the ultimate American victory there. This is an American story of love, loss, shock, horror, tragedy, and triumph that focuses on Rupertus and the 1st Marine Division in World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RUPERTUS, W. H. PEA

Fitzgerald, Ella.

Summary: Features Ella Fitzgerald in two distinct performances. The first is the earliest known complete concert of Ella to be captured on film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2006

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Metro Boomin

Contents: On time / feat. John Legend (2:48) -- Superhero (Heroes & villains) / feat. Future & Chris Brown (3:02) -- Too many nights / feat. Don Toliver & Future (3:19) -- Raindrops (Insane) / feat. Travis Scott (3:08) -- Umbrella / feat. 21 Savage & Young Nudy (3:42) -- Trance / feat. Travis Scott & Young Thug (3:14) -- Around me / feat. Don Toliver (3:11) -- Metro spider / feat. Young Thug (2:54) -- I...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP MET

Getz, Stan

Contents: Disc 1, 3/03/91, 1st set. Stan Getz announcement ; I'm okay ; Gone with the wind ; First song ; Allison's waltz ; Stablemates -- Disc 2, 3/03/91, 2nd set. Autumn leaves ; Yours and mine ; (There is no) Greater love ; People time ; The surrey with a fringe on top ; Soul eyes -- Disc 3, 3/04/91, 1st set. Tuning ; You don't know what love is ; You stepped out of a dream ; Soul eyes ; I wish you...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunnyside 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GET

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