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Bikont, Anna.

Summary: "The devastating story of Jedwabne, which was the basis of Jan Gross's controversial Neighbors (2001). Based on the author's encounters with witnesses, survivors, murderers, and their helpers between 2000 and 2004, The Crime and the Silence raises important questions about the responsibility of Poles for the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 BIK

Russell, Rachel Renée

Summary: "Nikki Maxwell's summer is packed with drama in this fourteenth installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series! Nikki and her bandmates are looking forward to an AWESOME summer on tour as the opening act for the world famous Bad Boyz! Nikki is a little worried when her frenemy, MacKenzie Hollister, weasels her way into a social media intern position with the tour. But she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Thompson, Craig

Summary: A follow-up to the award-winning Blankets depicts in strikingly detailed black-and-white graphic artwork and first-person reflections the acclaimed cartoonist's travels through Europe and Morocco, where he had remarkable cultural, intellectual and spiritual encounters while making new friends and researching his next novel, Habibi. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 THO

Blanchard, Rowan

Summary: Featuring art and writing from her favorite photographers, poets, and friends alongside her own journal entries and snapshots, STILL HERE is an unedited look at Rowan Blanchard's inner life--and a poignant representation of teen life in general.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 BLA

Sedaris, David

Summary: For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available in audio. Now, in this book, Sedaris reads us his favorite entries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 SED

Sedaris, David

Summary: For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available. Now, Sedaris brings listeners his favorite entries. From deeply...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Brown, Tina

Summary: The irreverent diaries of the author's celebrated years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair also serves as a vibrant portrait of the 1980s in New York and Hollywood, describing her summons from London in the hopes of saving Condé Nast's troubled periodical and her experiences within the cutthroat world of glamour magazines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, TINA BRO

Harding, Thomas

Summary: "In July 2012 Thomas Harding's fourteen-year-old son Kadian was killed in a bicycle accident. Shortly afterwards Thomas began to write. This book is the result. Beginning on the day of Kadian's death, and continuing to the one-year anniversary, and beyond, Kadian Journal is a record of grief, and of a mind in shock and questioning a strange new reality. Interspersed within the journal are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARDING, THOMAS HAR

Braun, Eric

Summary: "In a narrative nonfiction format, follows people who experienced the Challenger tragedy and controversy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.12 BRA

Frank, Anne

Summary: Anne Frank's extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a timeless testament to the human spirit. In this definitive edition enriched by many passages originally withheld by her father, we meet an Anne more real, more human, and more vital than ever. Here she is first and foremost a teenage girl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.5318 FRA

Otfinoski, Steven

Summary: "In a narrative nonfiction format, follows people who experienced the attack on Pearl Harbor"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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Tolstoy , S. A. (Sofia Andreevna)

Summary: Spanning from 1885 to 1910, a collection of never-before-seen personal photographs and journals offers a journey inside the lives of Countess Sophia Tolstoy and her husband, Leo, and brings to life the world of literary Russia on the eve of World War I and the Russian Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOLSTOY, SOPHIA BEN

Summary: The first feature-length appreciation of Eva Hesse's life and work, makes superb use of the artist's voluminous journals, her correspondence with close friend and mentor Sol LeWitt, and archival interviews with fellow artists who recall her passionate, ambitious, tenacious personality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EVA

La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold)

Summary: During World War One, Ellen La Motte became one of the first American war nurses to volunteer to go to Europe—and she witnessed its horrors firsthand as she worked near the Western front. Her controversial book, which the US banned in 1918, vividly and graphically describes the "backwash of war": the dirty, smelly, lice- and disease-ridden bodies of the wounded French soldiers she cared for....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conway 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAM

Pearl, Norton

Summary: The backcountry ranger's daughter compiled all of her father's notes about his time as a ranger in Glacier National Park in the 1910s. Unbelievable stories of beauty and hardship (he never complains about the difficulties but relishes the adventure).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L. Lee 1994

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 917.8652 PEA
Call number: OVS 921 PEARL, NORTON PEA

Adams, John Quincy

Summary: Volume 2 opens with Adams serving as Secretary of State, amid political maneuverings within and outside James Monroe's cabinet to become his successor, a process that culminates in Adams's election to the presidency by the House of Representatives after the deadlocked four-way contest of 1824. Even as Adams takes the oath of office, rivals Henry Clay, his Secretary of State, John C. Calhoun,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY ADA

Barbellion, W. N. P.

Summary: "Published shortly before the author's death in 1919, this remarkable memoir addresses struggles with poverty, inadequate education, and the creeping paralysis of multiple sclerosis. Yet Barbellion still manages to write with uplifting eloquence and passion of his love for family, natural history, music, and literature. Told with a thoroughly modern voice, the unjustly overlooked Journal is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications, Inc. 2017

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARBELLION, W.N.P. BAR

Bermudez, Alyssa

Summary: "In Big Apple Diaries, a heartfelt diary-style graphic memoir by Alyssa Bermudez, a young New Yorker doodles her way through middle school--until the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack leaves her wondering if she can ever be a kid again. It's the year 2000 in New York City. For 12-year old Alyssa, this means splitting time between her Puerto Rican dad's apartment in Manhattan and her white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 BER

Pfeffer, Susan Beth

Summary: Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PFE

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PFE

Sedaris, David

Summary: "There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it. If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observation turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on the street, pedestrians being whacked over the head or gathering to watch as a man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Sedaris, David

Summary: "There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it. If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly selfexamination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on the street, pedestrians being whacked over the head or gathering to watch as a man...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A journey in the footsteps of the enigmatic young American named Chris McCandless, who vanished and ultimately perished in the Alaskan wilderness. New interviews and never before released letters probe the mystery behind the best-selling book and movie 'Into the Wild.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "We are the Army of Two!" So begins the video diary of Andre and Cal, two ordinary, alienated high school students who have meticulously planned a "big-ass mission" that will shock and terrify their community. They have officially declared war, stockpiled their weapons, and set the day for destruction. Now, "let the countdown begin." The two teenagers decide to stage a Columbine-style assault...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ZER

Gornall, Jonathan

Summary: "Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings, can seem incomprehensible today. Yet it was the clinker, with its overlapping planks, that afforded us access to the oceans, and its construction has become a lost art that calls to the do-it-yourselfer in all of us. John Gornall heard the call. A thoroughly unskilled modern man, Gornall set out to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Publishing 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GORNALL, JONATHAN GOR

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