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Seitz, Matt Zoller

Summary: A mobster walked into a psychiatrist's office ... No, it wasn't the start of a joke: it was the start of a program that changed TV history. By shattering preconceptions about the kinds of stories the medium should tell, The Sopranos launched our current age of prestige television. Television critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz were among the first to write about the series before it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 SEI

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

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

Williams, Cindy

Summary: The star of Laverne & Shirley tells stories of her struggles as a child growing up with meager means and dreaming of becoming an actress. She also shares many misadventures and amusing anecdotes about some of the most famous actors in Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, CINDY WIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B WILLIAMS WIL

Moorhouse, Roger

Summary: Explores the causes and implications of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, an unholy covenant whose creation and dissolution were crucial turning points in World War II. Forged by the German foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and his Soviet counterpart, Vyacheslav Molotov, the nonaggression treaty briefly united the two powers in a brutally efficient collaboration. Together, the Germans and Soviets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 MOO

Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia

Summary: Presents the lives and accomplishments of eight women artists from around the world. Every story comes with an engaging activity that will nurture a child's own varied skills and inspire them to pursue a treasured goal or aspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 AMS

Murphy, Brian

Summary: "Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2015

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Murphy, Brian

Summary: Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

De Semlyen, Nick

Summary: "Wild and Crazy Guys opens in 1978 with Chevy Chase and Bill Murray taking bad-tempered swings at each other backstage at Saturday Night Live, and closes 21 years later with the two doing a skit in the same venue, poking fun at each other, their illustrious careers, triumphs and prat falls. In between, Nick de Semlyen takes us on a trip through the tumultuous '80s, delving behind the scenes of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 DES
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 DES

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 MAC

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

Davis, Jim

Summary: Displays the many moods of the popular comic strip cat, chronicling his battles with Odie, his raids on the refrigerator, and his adversarial relationship with Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1993

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 Davis 1993

Kengor, Paul

Summary: A portrait of Frank Marshall Davis, an American communist and mentor to President Obama, discusses his beliefs, pro-communist writings for newspapers in Chicago and Honolulu, and influence on the young future president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink 2012

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Kengor 2012

Moses, Sam

Summary: Describes how two American Merchant Marines manned the guns of their crippled tanker to fight off Axis dive-bombers for two days as the sinking tanker was towed by destroyers to the island of Malta to prevent Rommel's North Africa advance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 MOS

Summary: Laughs are a cat's best friend. Where he goes, fun and great times are sure to follow--along with his group of hilarious pals. Join Garfield's furry adventures in these six animated episodes from the sidesplitting hit series. Whether he's chasing mice, being blamed for Odie's blunders, searching for his favorite teddy, or helping the neighborhood critters avoid a new dog-catching robot,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Davis, Jim

Summary: A collection of comic strips featuring the irrepressible Garfield captures the exploits, adventures, and words of wisdom of the lasagna-eating feline and his friends Jon and Odie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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Davis, Jim.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 DAV

Summary: Few in a suburban Australian neighborhood would know that a part-time nanny and cleaner, living here for many years, is wanted in her native Chile where she's accused of violent crimes committed in the service of General Augusto Pinochet's intelligence agency. As Chile prepares extradition papers, Foreign Correspondent follows a twisted trail leading from Santiago to Sydney and a woman named...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2014

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Cooper, Marc.

Summary: The earthshaking news of October 1998 that General Pinochet had been arrested in Britain unleashed two years of international interest in the case and its ramifications for traveling tyrants the world over. But even after the General's return home, the media has ignored the more important story of how his detention lifted a stranglehold that had suffocated Chile's moral sensibility for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VERSO 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 COO

Summary: A look inside the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli. Follows director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki, and director Isao Takahata for a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises and Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: From the acclaimed author of "Agent Zigzag" comes an extraordinary account of the most successful deception--and certainly the strangest--ever carried out in World War II, one that changed the prospects for an Allied victory. The purpose of the plan--code named Operation Mincemeat--was to deceive the Nazis into thinking that Allied forces were planning to attack southern Europe by way of Greece...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MacIntyre 2010

Mitchell, Don

Summary: Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323 MIT