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Swanson, James L.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Once it was one of the most famous events in early American history. Today, it has been nearly forgotten. In an obscure, two-hundred-year-old museum in a little village in western Massachusetts, there lies what once was the most revered but now totally forgotten relic from the history of early New England--the massive, tomahawk-scarred door that came to symbolize the notorious Deerfield...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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Popple, Ian

Summary: A travel guide for the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.593 FORT LAUDERDALE POP

Lester, Toby.

Contents: Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 912.73 LES

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Thomas, M. J.

Summary: Peter, nine, Mary, ten, and their dog, Hank, journey into biblical history to the time of the battle of Jericho, where they meet Israelite spies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids/Ideals 2018

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

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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Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAV

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Favourite 2019

Orange, Tommy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, where he is forced to learn English and practice Christianity. Oakland, 2018. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield is barely holding her family together after the shooting that nearly took the life of her nephew Orvil. Now adrift, Opal searches for a way to heal her wounded family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: His personal journey changed the European understanding of the world forever. This is the absorbing true story of Venetian explorer Marco Polo's arduous trek to the East, and beyond. Literally, it's the adventure of a lifetime. Sent on a mission to accompany two priests to China with the goal of converting Kublai Khan and his court to Christianity, Marco Polo finds himself left to carry on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Summary: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, the series is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in thirteenth century China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Summary: Based on a true story, Nitram is an isolated young man living with his parents in Australia until he meets an eccentric heiress. What follows is a gripping portrait of nihilism and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER NIT

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, reveals how she was, like her brother, a passionate reader, gifted writer, and shrewd political commentator who made insightful observations about early America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3092 MECOM, JANE Lep

Stuart, Nancy Rubin

Summary: Benjamin Franklin: thrifty inventor, statesman of the Revolutionary era... lover of women. The most prominent among them was Deborah Read Franklin, his common-law wife and partner for 44 years. An independent, politically savvy woman and devoted wife, she raised their children, managed his finances, and fought off angry mobs at gunpoint while he traipsed about England. Stuart also introduces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 STU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FRANKLIN STU

Roberts, Nora

Summary: Sometimes, there is nowhere safe to hide. It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Mothers and children shopped together, and the manager at the video-game store tending to customers. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ROB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Roberts 2018

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a wholly different account of the founding of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US Lepore

Hisakawa, Haru

Summary: Nothing beats a massage from a cat! Having developed an addiction to the cats' comforting and therapeutic massages, Nekoyama and his fellow office workers return to the parlor. The cats work whenever they want, but lucky for Nekoyama and company, the parlor is open today. There's even a new cat working there!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2021

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Pangonis, Katherine

Summary: "In 1187 Jerusalem, the holy city held by Christians for four generations and the prize of the First Crusade, fell to Saladin after a short siege. The Christians within were outnumbered ten to one, and yet the city held out long enough for favourable terms to be negotiated. The population was spared. The city was defended by a woman: Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem. The Holy City had been lost,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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

Orange, Tommy

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Summary: Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, where he is forced to learn English and practice Christianity by Richard Henry Pratt, an evangelical prison guard who will go on to found the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, an institution dedicated to the eradication of Native history, culture, and identity. A generation later,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ORA

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

McGraw, Seamus

Summary: "This book is a deep dive into mass shootings--events in which one or more gunmen shoot more than four people--which have become increasingly common, particularly in America, over the last six decades. The book opens on a personal note, describing an event in which the author failed to protect an innocent man from violence, which he likens to our national inability to act and protect each other...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 MCG

Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: History of the Viking Age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1994

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 948.022 CUL

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