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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

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

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DuLong, Jessica.

Summary: DuLong brings her two worlds vibrantly to life in this memoir that evokes the vitality of New York City's bygone working waterfront and the Hudson River, a birthplace of American industry. Blending four centuries of Hudson River history with unforgettable present-day characters and events, DuLong offers a porthole-view narrative of the river and its social tapestry as a microcosm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.47 DUL

Sullenberger, Chesley

Summary: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in aviation history when Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the surface of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. To Sullenberger, a pilot with forty years of flying experience who is also a safety consulting expert, the landing was not a miracle but rather...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SUL

Van Allsburg, Chris.

Summary: At the turn of the nineteenth century, a retired teacher named Annie Edson Taylor decided to do something that no one in the world had ever done before--she would go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Taylor 2011

Van Allsburg, Chris.

Summary: Van Allsburg highlights the death-defying attempt of 62-year-old former charm school teacher Annie Edson Taylor to be the first woman to survive the perilous plunge over Niagara Falls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Taylor 2011

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE QUE

DuLong, Jessica.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 917.47 DUL

Shoalts, Adam

Summary: When Adam Shoalts ventured into the largest unexplored wilderness on the planet, he hoped to set foot where no one had ever gone before. What he discovered surprised even him. Shoalts was no stranger to the wilderness. He had hacked his way through jungles and swamp, had stared down polar bears and climbed mountains. But one spot on the map called out to him irresistibly: the Hudson Bay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2016

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Benjamin, Vernon

Summary: A history of the Hudson River Valley, which, because of its unique geography and proximity to Canada, was the site of many battles, chronicles its discovery all the way to its rise as a center of culture and commerce that is still evident today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BEN

Aldrich, Alexandra

Summary: Aldrich, a direct descendant of John Jacob Astor, tells the story of her eccentric, fractured family; her 1980s childhood of bohemian neglect in the squalid attic of Rokeby, the family's Hudson Valley Mansion; and her brave escape from the clan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.733 ALD

Sullenberger, Chesley

Summary: Airline pilot Captain "Sully" Sullenberger tells his life story, including his perspective on the emergency landing on the Hudson River that earned him the world's admiration, and offers insight on the essential qualities--leadership, responsibility and service--that he believes have been vital to his success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SULLENBERGER, CHESLEY B SUL

Bowman, Fred Q.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1997

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3747 Bowma

Dunwell, Frances F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.73 DUN

Ohmann, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.4 OHM

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Langewiesche, William.

Summary: In this book journalist William Langewiesche takes us on a strange and unexpected journey into the fascinating world of advanced aviation. From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematically resist bird attacks through the creation of the A320 in France, to the political and social forces seeking to minimize the impact of fly-by-wire technology...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 363.12 LAN

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

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

Le Breton, Binka.

Summary: In 1989, as their mid-life crises approached, concert pianist Binka Le Breton and her husband Robin, an agricultural economist, decided to uproot themselves from their home in Washington, D.C. and start a new life in Brazil. They embarked on an adventure that many readers only dream about--transplanting themselves in a different country and learning (often the hard way) what it takes to survive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981.06 LEB

Irving, Washington

Summary: Collection of four stories of strange and unexplainable circumstances. A headless horseman haunts Sleep Hollow. At least that's the legend in the tiny village of Tarrytown. But scary stories won't stop the town's new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, from crossing through the Hollow, especially when the beautiful Katrina lives on the other side. Will Ichabod win over his beloved or discover that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION IRV

Carlo, Paula Wheeler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sussex Academic Press 2014

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Carlo

Cooper, Elisha

Summary: A woman in a canoe takes the reader on a journey down the Hudson River, from its source, a lake in the Adirondack Mountains, to the point where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City. Includes a note on the history of the Hudson River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Clark, Mary Higgins.

Summary: Narrowly escaping an abduction attempt, a young woman wonders if serial kidnappings taking place throughout the country are related, a suspicion that compels her to join the investigation and pit herself against a dangerous adversary.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M CLA

Clark, Mary Higgins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS CLA

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