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Clancy, Tara

Summary: Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working-class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited every other weekend. From scheming and gambling with her force-of-nature grandmother, to brawling with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CLA

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

Taddonio, Lea

Summary: Damien is afraid of the dark. That's no big deal except for the fact that his dad happens to be the bogeyman, and worse, he expects Damien to grow up and follow in his footsteps, scaring human children on Halloween night. Can Damien convince his dad that he'd rather make candy than scare children?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TAD

Aronson, Marc

Summary: Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 770 ARO

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Waldo, Anna Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Winstead, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Theia 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.2685 WIN

Canby, Henry Seidel

Summary: In 1683, at about the age of 15, Thomas Camby left Thorne in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England for America eventually settling in Abington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Jarvis and had nine children. When Sarah died he married Mary Oliver and had eight more children. Upon Mary's death, Thomas married Jane Preston. Descendants lived in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverside Press 1945

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: REF GEN 929.2 CANBY Canby

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

Westover, Tara

Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 WESTOVER, TARA WES

Mackrell, Judith.

Summary: The forefront British dance critic and award-nominated author of Bloomsbury Ballerina presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker and Tamara de Lempicka.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 MAC

Bryan, Ford R. (Ford Richardson)

Summary: Biography of Clara Bryant Ford, including recipes from cookbooks found in her kitchen. Includes a chronology of the Ford Motor Company, from its founding in 1903 through 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ford Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, CLARA BRYAN

Taber, Sara Mansfield.

Contents: Preface -- pt. 1. The Sea -- book 1: Dragons (Taipei, Taiwan, 1961-1962) -- The Wall -- The Chicken Village -- Whispers -- Night Soil -- book 2: Gum (Bethesda, Maryland, 1962-1964) -- Cross my Heart -- Jap -- The Tomb -- American -- book 3: Rainlight (The Hague, The Netherlands, 1964-1968) -- Klompen -- Dutchies -- My Father's Bath -- The Pistol -- Nicole -- Home -- pt. 2. The Shore -- book 4:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TABER, SARA MANSFIELD TAB

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Summary: "Compiled by Hugo Mendez, co-founder of the globe-trotting Sofrito record label, and Emile Omar, DJ at Paris' Radio Nova, Disques Debs collects works from the Guadeloupe label's first decade-plus of existence starting in the late '50s. The styles range from early biguine and bolero to zouk and reggae, and the artists include big band orchestras, local fixtures, touring bands and younger cats...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Strut 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN DIS

Fox, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 MIT

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE VIC

Friedman, Thomas L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 FRI

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Brown, Brandon R.

Summary: "Planck's Law, an equation used by physicists to determine the radiation leaking from any object in the universe, was described by Albert Einstein as 'the basis of all twentieth-century physics.' Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work laid the foundation for our modern understanding of matter and energetic processes. But Planck's story is not well known,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PLANCK, MAX BRO