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Holmes, Mary Tavener.

Summary: Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

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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: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Provides the history of French Colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.018 ENG

Olshan, Matthew

Summary: Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OLS

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, where they meet Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson and witness the spread of Christianity in that country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2010

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King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: A fast-paced account of the life and times of the man who became the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2001

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WASHINGTON MAR

Hall, Brian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel visits the Emperor, leaving a new housemaid to prepare for his Hanukkah party, but returns to find that she has misused the clay man he created. Includes historical and cultural notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only that river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 La Salle

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

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Sendak, Maurice.

Summary: À force de faire bêtise sur bêtise dans son terrible costume de loup, Max s'est retrouvé puni et enfermé dans sa chambre. Mais pas seulement. Voilà qu'il se retrouve aussi roi d'une armée de bêtes immondes, les Maximonstres. Max le maudit les a domptés. Ils sont griffus, dentus, poilus, vivent sur une île et ne savent rien faire que des sarabandes, des fêtes horribles où il n'y a rien à manger....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L'Ecole des loisirs 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SEN FRENCH

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time using baseball cards and photographs, thirteen-year-old Joe and his mother go back to 1863 to ask Abner Doubleday whether he invented baseball, but instead find themselves in the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Winters, Cat

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe's plans to escape his foster family, begin classes at the prestigious new university, and marry his beloved Elmira Royster go awry when a macabre Muse appears with a request.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WIN

Lake, Nick.

Summary: In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in 1804.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LAK

Chen, Jiang Hong

Summary: Master artist Han Gan's painted horse comes alive to help save ancient China from attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 CHE

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

Summary: For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DRA

Flynn, Vince.

Summary: "On a mission to hunt down the men responsible for the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack, Mitch Rapp has been steadily working his way through a list of men. With each kill, the tangled network of monsters responsible for the slaughter of 270 civilians becomes increasingly clear. His next target is a plump Libyan diplomat who is currently in Paris without a single bodyguard. Rapp finds him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC FLY

King, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction King 2012