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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be know as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he was an adult, his wife and children were sold away from him out of spite. Henry Brown watched as his family left, bound in chains, headed to the deeper South. What more could be taken from him? But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Prss 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRO

Luxenberg, Steve

Summary: Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court case synonymous with "separate but equal," created remarkably little stir when the justices announced their near-unanimous decision on May 18, 1896. Yet it is one of the most compelling and dramatic stories of the nineteenth century, whose outcome embraced and protected segregation, and whose reverberations are still felt into the twenty-first. Separate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 LUX

Brown, Irving Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 1924

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.891 BRO

Summary: Celebrate African American history with this historic collection of stories. Collection includes: Rosa ; Henry's freedom box ; Lincoln and Douglass ; and, Ellington was not a street. Bonus interview with Nikki Giovanni. Bonus interview with Ellen Levine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STO

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC LEV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC LEV

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEV

Contents: Frisco Town (Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie) -- Strewin' your mess (Tampa Red and Georgia Tom) -- Hot dogs (Blind Lemon Jefferson and His Feet) -- God moves on the water (Blind Willie Johnson) -- Screamin' and hollerin' the blues (Charley Patton) -- Hard road blues (Blind Blake) -- Lead hearted blues (Bertha Henderson with Blind Blake) -- Slidin' Delta (Tommy Johnson) -- Wasn't that doggin' me...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES BLU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published for the Detroit Historical Society by Wayne State University Press 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 CAD

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 921 CAD

Contents: Show #14. Intro by Hoss Allen incl. The beat theme -- Funny bone (Freddie King) -- You've been cheating ; Shotgun (Maurice & the Radiants) -- Don't bother me (the Beat Boys) -- Wonderful world of love [Lullaby of love] (the Poppies) -- Beg me ; A change is gonna come (Les Watson & the Panthers) -- Take five (Johnny Jones and the Beat Boys) -- Have you ever loved a woman ; Shuffle (Freddie King).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BEA

Berman, Kathleen Cornell

Summary: Explores the childhood and early career of the noted jazz trumpeter who gained fame performing at the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1955.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Kids 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Contents: Autumn leaves / Prevert, Kosmo, Mercer (1:41) -- It's you or no one / Styne, Cahn (3:23) -- Tenderly / Lawrence, Gross (4:32) -- There will never be another you / Warren, Gordon (3:43) -- Just one of those things / Cole Porter (3:00) -- Lean on me / Greene, Waldman (4:10) -- Wonder why / Cahn, Brodszky (4:52) -- Night and day / Cole Porter (4:19) -- Stella by starlight / Young, Washington...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1984

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1 available in LP Phonograph Record, Call number: VINYL JAZZ FAR

Bobo, Willie

Contents: Spanish grease. Spanish grease (2:47) -- Hurt so bad (2:39) -- It's not unusual (2:20) -- Our day will come (2:50) -- Haitian lady (4:05) -- Blues in the closet (2:11) -- Nessa (4:07) -- Elation (3:49) -- It's not unusual (instrumental) (2:29) -- Shot gun ; Blind man, blind man (5:11).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Verve 1994

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

Patton, Charley

Contents: Disc A, June 1929 (featuring Walter Hawkins, vocals, guitar). Pony blues -- A spoonful blues -- Down the dirt road blues -- Prayer of death, part 1 -- Prayer of death, part 2 -- Screamin' and hollerin' the blues -- Banty rooster blues -- Tom Rushen blues -- It won't be long -- Shake it and break it (but don't let it fall, Mama) -- Pea vine blues -- Mississippi boll weevil blues -- Lord, I'm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: JSP Records 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES PAT

Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: Join this energetic, fishy tale of one family's quest among all the fish in the sea to find the fish with the deep sea smile - but can they catch it? Best-selling children's author Margaret Wise Brown sends us on a rollicking rhyming adventure, taking us from the poles to the tropics along the way. This watery world is brought colourfully to life by the fun and vivid artwork of illustrator...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parragon 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO
1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF BRO

Contents: disc 1. Casey Jones (Billy Murray) -- Casey Jones (Fiddlin' John Carson) -- Southern Casey Jones (Jesse James) -- Steamboat Bill (Arthur Collins) -- Casey and Bill (Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band) -- Steamboat Bill boogie (Delmore Bros.) -- Red wing (Frank C. Stanley & Henry Burr) -- Red wing (Doc Williams & the Border Riders) -- Just break the news to mother (George J. Gaskin) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY PRO

Contents: Disc one. Pyjamarama (Roxy Music) -- Ma-Ma-Ma Belle (Electric Light Orchestra) -- Barbecutie (Sparks) -- Joey (single version) (Pretty Things) -- Tumble with me (The Hollywood Brats) -- Rolling with my baby (single version) Silverhead -- Teenage archangel (Be-Bop Deluxe) -- On the ball (Streak) -- Once bitten twice shy (album version) (Ian Hunter) -- Kerb crawler (Hawkwind) -- Payroll (Brutus)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Brook, Henry.

Summary: Traces the history of fighter planes from the dogfights of World War I to the missions flown by modern stealth fighters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623 BRO

Brook, Henry

Summary: "Where can drones fly that no human would dare? Why do engineers turn to nature to design new flying machines? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire rescue drone save lives? Fast, agile and cheap to build, drones offer all the benefits of flight with no risk to any pilot. Already vital tools for the world's armed forces, drones in our towns and cities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623 BRO

Brook, Henry

Summary: "Who were the original Commandos? How do ordinary soldiers become Special Forces? How do troops communicate without speaking? What's the difference between HALO and HAHO? Meet the best of the best, the elite soldiers who have been through the toughest training on earth, ready to take on missions in any climate, against any enemy with no fear"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 BRO

Contents: Disc one, December 23, 1938 concert. Swingin' the blues / Count Basie, Eddie Durham, (Count Basie and his Orchestra) (3:34) -- One o'clock jump / Count Basie, (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (1:11) -- Introduction / John Hammond (0:38) -- Blues with Lips / Count Basie, (Oran "Hot Lips" Page, with Count Basie Orchestra) (3:11) -- I never knew / Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn, (Kansas City Five) (3:11) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brook, Henry

Summary: Explore amazing true survival stories of people stranded alone in the wildest places on Earth, and find out simple survival techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.6 BRO

Brook, Henry.

Summary: From Al Capone's reign of terror in Chicago to the last stand of Ned Kelly in the Australian bush, most gangsters lived lives of cold, calculating violence, living hard and dying young. Learn about some of the most notorious in these eleven thrilling stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Brook, Henry

Summary: From tropical sharks to tiny insects with lethal bites, deadly animals can be found in every region of the globe. This book uncovers the incredible poisons, weapons and senses that make some animals natural born killers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2015

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Brown, Milton.

Contents: Disc 1. Sunbonnet Sue -- Nancy Jane -- Brownie's stomp -- Joe Turner blues -- Oh! you pretty woman -- My precious Sonny boy -- Swinging on the garden gate -- Do the hula lou -- Garbage man blues -- Four, five or six times -- Where you been so long, Corrine? -- Talking about you -- Just sitting on top of the world -- Take it slow and easy -- Get along, Cindy -- Trinity waltz -- Loveland and you...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Rose Records 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY BRO

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