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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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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Discusses the historic Supreme Court case that mandated school integration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.085 BEN

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

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

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

Searle, Sarah Winifred

Summary: Follow Joan of Arc on her journey to convince the Dauphin to let her lead the French army in the Battle of Orleans and win the Hundred Years' War. A story of faith, courage, and determination, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the teenage French heroine -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Bailey, F. Lee (Francis Lee)

Summary: F. Lee Bailey shares his experiences from the 1994 O.J. Simpson murder trial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 BAI

Luxenberg, Steve

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Summary: Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 LUX

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 Luxenberg 2019

Patterson, James T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.0798 PAT

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "On December 7, 1941 -- "a date which will live in infamy" -- the Japanese navy launched an attack on the American military bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The next day, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on Japan, and the US Army officially enteredthe Second World War. Three years later, on December 18, 1944, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which enabled the Secretary of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Nelson, Peter.

Summary: Recalls the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis at the end of World War II, the navy cover-up and unfair court martial of the ship's captain, and how a young boy helped the survivors set the record straight fifty-five years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5459 NEL

Muller, Peter Paul

Summary: A story of the South African lawyer Bram Fischer who defended Nelson Mandela and other members of his group during the Rivonia Trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACT

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the 1431 trial of Joan of Arc, along with biographical information and facts about the political and social forces that led to her being burned at the stake as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.026 Nardo

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG STA

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: The author recounts the real-life events leading up to and surrounding the 1931 Superior Court of California school desegregation case of Roberto Alvarez v. the Board of Trustees of the Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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

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

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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Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 PIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING PIN

Corey, Shana

Summary: "Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make adifference. With quotes from JFK's speeches, detailed back matter, and a thought- provoking author's note, this biography offers a sensitive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth 2017

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

Platt, Christine

Summary: "This title introduces readers to Joan of Arc and how she became France's shero by delivering the country from English domination." -- page [4] of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 944.026 PLA

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PLA

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 45th Parallel Press/Cherry Lake Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.917 LOH

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