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Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Summary: Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 363 WE

Kooser, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.2 KOO

Summary: "Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February 14, 2018, and continue today. This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363 LER

First Catholic Slovak Union of America

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Union 1955

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.373

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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

Summary: Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders. Glimmer of Hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. In keeping up with their ongoing fight to end gun-violence in all communities, the student leaders of March for Our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363 GLI

Clements, S. Eugene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Family Line Publications 1987

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3752 Cleme

Carroll, James

Summary: This personal history of the American Catholic Church during writer Carroll's lifetime traces the transformation of a medieval institution, suspicious of American ideas of freedom and democracy, into a church that has begun to embrace basic American principles of pluralism and respect for conscience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.092 CAR

Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 282 Fra

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Summary: An in-depth look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters and focusing on the making of Pink flamingos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Video 2000

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

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Chronicles a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Young, Skottie

Summary: As Gert navigates a fairy-tale netherworld with a capital "H," Fairyland's baddies brood and brew to revitalize a rotten ruler. Can Fairyland hope to survive the coming storm when the only people trying to save it are the mastermind tag team of Larry and Duncan Dragon? Are the fates of Gertrude and the land she loves to hate more intertwined than anyone expected?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 YOU

Simon, David

Summary: At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of West Baltimore. But when they themselves stumble and then succumb to the corner's temptations, DeAndre's future hangs in the balance. Smart and streetwise, he is both drawn to and wary of the drug trade that flourishes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 SIM

Summary: Cemetery inscroptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society 1982

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 GUR

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory. Explains why the central figures, elements, and creeds of Christianity are hard to fathom yet give Christianity its distinctive character. Covers topics such as Christianity's birth and expansion across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 GRE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOORE MOR

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Peden, Henry C.

Summary: This book is the winner of the 1993 Norris Harris Award. It was compiled for the purpose of serving as a "one volume research tool" for identifying the patriots, soldiers, seamen, and civil officers from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who served in the Am

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Bend Books 2000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 PED