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Carter, Stephen L.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, EUNICE HUNTON CAR

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEG

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 977.162 GUP

Mezrich, Ben

Summary: In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived: steal NASA's precious moon rocks. With the help of his girlfriend and another female cohort, both NASA interns, Roberts successfully stole the rocks. However, selling the invaluable stones proved to be Roberts' downfall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.16 Mezrich 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBERTS, THAD MEZ

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: Whenever Mary Ellen needed Betty Doll, she was there. Through the fierce Michigan thunderstorms and the snowy blizzards. Through parties, weddings, and the deaths of old friends. Now, when Mary Ellen's daughter Trisha needs Betty Doll most, she opens a package and rediscovers the sweet old doll, along with a letter written by her mother right before she died. In it, her mother tells the story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2001

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POL

Mezrich, Ben

Summary: In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived: steal NASA's precious moon rocks. With the help of his girlfriend and another female cohort, both NASA interns, Roberts successfully stole the rocks. However, selling the invaluable stones proved to be Roberts' downfall.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROBERTS, THAD MEZ

Hudson, Janice

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.18 HUD

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: "Carley Allison was an up-and-coming young figure skater and singer who died tragically at the age of 18 of a cancer so rare there were only seven cases in the world. In this book, you will come to know Carley in her own words and in the words of the people who knew and loved her. Award-winning author Alice Kuipers weaves the memories of Carley's friends, family, and boyfriend with the blog...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KCP Loft 2019

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Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "This is the story of President Jimmy Carter's post-presidency, the most admired and productive in the nation's history. through The Carter Center, which he and Rosalynn Carter founded in 1982, he and his dedicated colleagues have fought neglected diseases, waged peace in war zones, monitored elections in troubled nations, and built hope among some of the most forgotten and needy people in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9260 CAR

Gup, Ted.

Summary: During the Great Depression, the impoverished residents of Canton, Ohio were offered ten dollars to pen their tales of woe. Seventy-five years later, author Ted Gup came across these moving stories and made it his goal to chronicle the families' subsequent generations. Here, Gup's sweeping narratives embody the struggles faced by the quintessential American family over the last several decades.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.16 Gup 2010

Kalish, Mildred Armstrong.

Summary: Mildred Armstrong Kalish's "Little Heathens" is a compelling memoir of her hardscrabble life on an Iowa farm during the 1930s. With no electricity or indoor plumbing and with little heat or money on the farm, Mildred learns to find joy in the priceless blessings of life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.7 KAL

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

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May, Meredith

Summary: "Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in the yard. That first close encounter was at once terrifying and exhilarating for May, and in that moment she discovered that everything she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Enterprises 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAY

McNamara, Eileen

Summary: Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRIVER, EUNICE KENNEDY MCN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SHRIVER MCN

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.162 GUP

Stout, William A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fanfair Enterprises 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.2 STO

Summary: Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McGuirk, Leslie

Summary: Tucker is such a good digger that the Easter Bunny asks him for help hiding Easter eggs. But they bury the eggs so well that no one can find them on Easter morning! Will Tucker be able to hop to it and save the day?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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Summary: The story of the musical Carter and Cash families, the dynasty at the heart of country music. Starting with the Original Carter Family, A.P., Sara, and Maybelle, this film traces the flow of their influence through generations of musicians, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marriage of Johnny Cash and June Carter, and the efforts of the present-day...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIN

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientistand how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Carter, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAR

Garber, Elizabeth W.

Summary: "This haunting memoir describes visionary architect Woodie Garber's descent into madness and follows Elizabeth's inspiring journey to emerge from her abuse, gain understanding and freedom from her father's control, and go on to become a loving mother and a healer who helps others"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GARBER, ELIZABETH W GAR

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter's loving, admiring, wry homage to Miss Lillian Carter, who championed the underdog always, even when her son was president. A registered nurse, pecan grower, university housemother, Peace Corps volunteer, public speaker, and renowned raconteur, Miss Lillian ignored the mores and prejudices of the racially segregated South of the Great Depression years. She was an avid supporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.926 CAR

Cronkite, Walter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audioworks 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN ARTS CRO

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