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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Vance, Ashlee

Summary: An authorized portrait of one of Silicon Valley's most dynamic entrepreneurs evaluates his role in the successes of such innovations as Tesla and Space X while evaluating America's technological competitiveness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MUS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: An executive in the family business, Buddy Helms lives and works under the thumb of his powerful father. Seeking a retreat from his disillusionment, frustration, and rage, he grabs at the solitude of Moondust Lake, where he meets psychotherapist Kimberly Sturgiss and learns to search for the things in life that matter, embrace them, and never let go.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BUN

Davidson, Adam

Summary: "Contrary to what you may have heard, the middle class is not dying and robots are not stealing our jobs. In fact, writes Adam Davidson-one of our leading public voices on economic issues- the twenty-first-century economic paradigm offers new ways of making money, fresh paths toward professional fulfillment, and unprecedented opportunities for curious, ambitious individuals to combine the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 DAV

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Gaines, Chip

Summary: The star of the popular "Fixer Upper" television program shares his personal journey in both business and in life on his way to success as an entrepreneur and television personality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 GAINES, CHIP GAI

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

Summary: A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LOV

Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Moore, Graham

Summary: When electric light innovator Thomas Edison sues his only remaining rival for patent infringement, George Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Ravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals, and deception.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Moore 2016

Vance, Ashlee

Summary: In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs-a real-life Tony Stark-and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new "makers." Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Summary: Set amid the teeming bustle of Victorian England, Dombey and Son is Dickens's story of a powerful man whose coldhearted neglect of his family causes his professional and personal downfall.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Domby 2006

Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 4

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2016

Summary: Selfridges was the brain child of an American-Mr. Harry Gordon Selfridge. He brought about a complete revolution in the way that Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model which made shopping less of a practical pursuit and more of a luxurious adventure. But there was another side to the story-Harry's private life. When it began to seep into his business, the effect on him and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Blanchard, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Blanchard

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

DiOrio, Rana

Summary: The word 'entrepreneur' may feel distant to some, but this book, with its elegantly expressed concepts and superb imagery, makes entrepreneurial values accessible to children at a personal level--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338 DIO

Flower, Amanda

Summary: "With Juliet Brody and Reverend Brook tying the knot in Ohio's Amish Country's most anticipated nuptials of the year, Bailey King is determined to do everything in her power to make the event a sweet success. Except midsummer heat waves and outdoor ceremonies don't mix, and an exasperated Bailey soon finds herself struggling to fulfill bridesmaid duties and keep her stunning marshmallow-frosted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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Gaines, Chip

Summary: Gaines is a TV star, renovation expert, author, and husband and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. He's also a serial entrepreneur always ready for the next challenge, even if it didn't quite work out as planned. His mentors taught him to never give up and his family showed him what it meant to always have a positive attitude despite your circumstances. And the most important thing was to take that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GAI

Hockman, Angie

Summary: "Between taking night classes for her MBA and her demanding day job at a cruise line, marketing manager Henley Evans barely has time for herself, let alone family, friends, or dating. But when she's shortlisted for the promotion of her dreams, all her sacrifices finally seem worth it. The only problem? Graeme Crawford-Collins, the remote social media manager and the bane of her existence, is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the worldwide bestselling Fifty Shades phenomenon. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FIF

Summary: With a new, no-nonsense CEO at Pied Piper, Richard and the guys must find a way to triumph in the war of Art vs. Commerce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Box Office 2017

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