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Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: For more than twenty years since his New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History first appeared, Davis has shown that Americans don't hate history, just the dull version dished out in school. Now Davis turns his attention to what is arguably the most important and most fascinating subject in American history : our presidents. From the heated debates over executive powers through the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio Publishing Group 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.009 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 920 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: An iconoclastic look at America's past: overlooked episodes that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George Washington's inauguration in 1789, these narratives bring to light little-known but fascinating, myth-busting facts. Read the story of the first real Pilgrims in America, who were wine-making French Huguenots, not dour...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: An iconoclastic look at America's past: overlooked episodes that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George Washington's inauguration in 1789, these narratives bring to light little-known but fascinating, myth-busting facts. Read the story of the first real Pilgrims in America, who were wine-making French Huguenots, not dour...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.3 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Who killed the Dead Sea? What can you build with BRICS? Does the World Bank have ATMs? Is all the talk of global warming just a lot of hot air? In Don't Know Much About(R) Geography, Kenneth C. Davis, New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Don't Know Much About(R) series of books, takes the reader on a fascinating, breathtaking, and hilarious grand tour of the planet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.76 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Where do we come from? Why do stars shine and the seasons change? What is evil? Since the beginning of time, people have answered such questions by crafting imaginative stories that have served as religion, science, philosophy, and popular literature. In his irreverent a question-and-answer style, Davis introduces and explains the great myths of the world, as well as the works of literature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Looks at what it is like to be king or queen of England, examines the reigns of over twenty monarchs from William I, 1066-1087, to Elizabeth II who has ruled since 1959, and points out some of the benefits and drawbacks of being royal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 941 Davis

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Explores America's hidden history in the first half of the nineteenth century, one of the most tumultuous but overlooked periods in the nation's early history. In the dramatic period from 1800 through 1850, the United States emerged from its inauspicious beginning as a newborn nation, to a near-empire that spanned the continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Examines the amusing perceptions that people historically have had about the world and the universe, with a look at the world map today and passages from memorable travel writers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 910.2 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Questions and answers present information about who the Pilgrims were, how and why they came to America on the Mayflower, and what happened in the colony of New Plymouth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.4 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: A crash course in American history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country’s great tragedy—that a nation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Davis 2016

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

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : From the arrival of Columbus through the bizarre election of 2000 and beyond, Davis carries readers on a rollicking ride through more than 500 years of American history. In this updated edition of the classic anti-textbook, he debunks, recounts, and serves up the real story behind the myths and fallacies of American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 DAV

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Covers forty-three Presidents, one White House, and hundreds of grand facts about our country's leaders presented primarily in a question and answer format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Davis

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Covers forty-three Presidents, one White House, and hundreds of grand facts about our country's leaders presented primarily in a question and answer format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Davis