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Johnson, Sadeqa

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Born on a plantation but set apart from the others by her mother's position as a medicine woman, a young slave is forced to leave home at eighteen and unexpectedly finds herself in an infamously cruel jail. Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Brown was promised her freedom on her eighteenth birthday. Instead she finds herself thrust into the bowels of slavery at the infamous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Johnson 2021

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 KRI

Glover, Lorri

Summary: Floundering from two years of warfare with Indians and dissent among the settlers, the Virginia Company was about to collapse. To rescue the doomed colonists and restore order, the company chose a new leader, Thomas Gates. Nine ships left Plymouth in the summer of 1609--the largest fleet England had ever assembled--and sailed into the teeth of a storm.... The inspiration for Shakespeare's The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.21 GLO

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BAR

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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

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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

Woodward, Hobson.

Contents: Poet of London -- Aboard for Jamestown -- Ocean bound -- Hurricane -- Rogue wave -- Devil's land -- Angel's garden -- New life -- Rebellion -- Away to Virginia -- Relief from home -- Forest people -- Blood in the snow -- Poison -- Bound for England -- Blackfriars surprise -- Bermuda ghosts -- After the storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9163 WOO

Foley, Louise Pledge Heath.

Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1

Pynchon, Thomas.

Summary: The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PYN

Jones, Elizabeth McDavid

Summary: During the time of the Revolution, Felicity must figure out who is making false accusations, saying that her father is a traitor and helping the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGM Jon

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel back to Victorian London when Merlin asks them to use their magic to inspire Charles Dickens to write "A Christmas Carol."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 44

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: A ghost tale for Christmas time: Jack and Annie travel back to Victorian London when Merlin asks them to use their magic to inspire Charles Dickens to write "A Christmas Carol."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OSB

Jones, Elizabeth McDavid

Summary: During the time of the Revolution, Felicity must figure out who is making false accusations, saying that her father is a traitor and helping the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC JON

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Marsico, Katie

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial doctor and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.973 MAR

Min, Anchee

Summary: Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies--both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid reluctantly assumes greater power. While foreign nations like Japan, Russia, France, and England fight for their share of the Chinese spoils, Orchid sees her nation divide into...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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

Schwabach, Karen

Summary: In 1848, eleven-year-old Bridie runs away to Seneca Falls, New York, where she meets a free black girl named Rose and gets caught up in Elizabeth Cady Stanton's plans for a women's rights convention. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2020

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

Sands, Kevin

Summary: Christopher Rowe is shipwrecked in Devonshire, where children are disappearing and a ghost is suspected, but even Tom and Sally's arrival may not cure his amnesia in time to help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Clare, Cassandra.

Summary: As the Council attempts to strip Charlotte of her power, sixteen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray works with the London Shadowhunters to find the Magister and destroy his clockwork army, learning the secret of her own identity while investigating his past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CLA

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Clare 2011

Follett, Ken.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Follett 2010

Follett, Ken.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families-- American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-- as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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