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Summary: Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Steve 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STE RATED R

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: "Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Obama, Barack.

Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces--from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Obama

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.04 OBA

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Gregory, Josh.

Summary: Bill Gates' innovations at Microsoft have made him one of the most influential and well-known figures in the history of personal computers. Along with his wife, Melinda, he has also become one of the world's foremost philanthropists. Readers will read all about the lives of the Gateses, from their childhoods to their incredible success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB GATES GRE

Napoli, Lisa

Summary: A portrait of the relationship between McDonald's chairman Ray Croc and his wife, Joan, describes how he helped establish an international brand and amassed a considerable estate before his impassioned wife gave most of the family fortune away to philanthropic pursuits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founder of Microsoft, discusses the history of the company, and describes the charitable works done by him and his wife through their foundation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 GAT

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: Bill Gates has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC. His wife, Melinda Gates, has dedicated her life to helping women in third world countries to improve the living conditions for women. Together, they head The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an organization recognized for its humanitarian works. The graphic novel explores what motivates this power couple.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bluewater Productions Inc. 2014

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Hansen, Grace

Summary: Presents the life and career of the forty-fifth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2017

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Schulman, Daniel.

Summary: "Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now. Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter the family patriarch had written to his sons. 'You will receive what now seems to be a large sum of money,' Fred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KOCH BROTHERS SCH

Slater, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice Hall 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRUMP, DONALD SLA

Summary: It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR. NOT RATED

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MR.

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2015

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Profiles the life of frozen food inventor Clarence Birdseye.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Schlender, Brent.

Summary: "Based on the ... cover story about Steve Jobs in Fast Company in May 2012, this is the behind-the-scenes account of how Steve Jobs arguably became the most famous and visionary CEO in history ... Brent Schlender and veteran editor Rick Tetzeli have interviewed friends, industry insiders, and the people who knew Jobs best throughout his evolution as a CEO and leader. In addition, Schlender, who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JOBS, STEVE SCH

Dillon, Molly

Summary: "An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 973.931 DIL

Blair, Gwenda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Blair

Trump, Donald

Summary: Here is Trump in action—how he runs his business and how he runs his life—as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and changes the face of the New York City skyline. But even a maverick plays by rules, and Trump has formulated eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths; he names...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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Ventura, Marne

Summary: Elon Musk is known as a visionary entrepreneur for his work in renewable energy and space technology. Elon Musk: Entrepreneur and Innovator explores Musk's vision for improving the world and how he plans to accomplish his ambitious goals. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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

McNickle, Chris

Summary: Bloomberg: A Billionaire's Ambition tells the story of how one of America's most successful entrepreneurs was elected mayor of New York City and what he did with the power he won. Bloomberg's stunning victory against all odds just weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attack left him facing challenges unlike any mayor in history. For the next twelve years, he kept the city safe, promoted private...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOOMBERG, MICHAEL MCN

Blanchard, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Blanchard

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT