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Hines, Debbie

Summary: "An examination of the historical and present racial inequities of the prosecutorial system and a blueprint for transforming the system to one of fairness and justice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.089 HIN

Baldacci, David

24 holds on 21 copies

Summary: "Set in the tumultuous year of 1968 in southern Virginia, a racially-charged murder case sets a duo of white and Black lawyers against a deeply unfair system as they work to defend their wrongfully-accused Black defendants When two wealthy white landowners are found dead, the whole country immediately thinks it must be Jerome Washington, the hired help, who killed them. He was standing over the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

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Baldacci, David

4 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "When two wealthy white landowners are found dead, the whole country immediately thinks it must be Jerome Washington, the hired help, who killed them. He was standing over the bodies when the police responded to an anonymous call and the only one on the property at the time of death. As far as the state is concerned, it's an open and shut case. Jack Lee, born and raised in Freeman County, knows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAL

Reilly, Ryan J.

Summary: "The attack on the Capitol building following the 2020 election was an extraordinarily large and brazen crime. Conspiracies were formed on social media in full public view, the law-breakers paraded on national television with undisguised faces, and with outgoing President Donald Trump openly cheering them on. The basic concept of law enforcement--investigators find criminals and serve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.131 REI

Larson, Doran

Summary: "In Inside Knowledge incarcerated people step forth as the primary witnesses and documentarians of the American prison's historical and ongoing defeat of the four cardinal rationales for the legal caging of human beings: rehabilitations, deterrence, containment, and retribution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 365 LAR

Smith, Elliott

Summary: "On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made history when he stepped onto the baseball diamond as a Brooklyn Dodger. For the first time in more than 60 years, a Black player took the field in a professional baseball game. How did Robinson break through the racist barriers that had kept so many Black athletes out of professional sports? And what is the enduring legacy of his remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Funk, McKenzie

Summary: "The bizarre and captivating story of the most important person you've never heard of. The world we live in today, where everything is tracked by corporations and governments, originates with one manic, elusive, utterly unique man--as prone to bullying as he was to fits of surpassing generosity and surprising genius. His name was Hank Asher, and his life was a strange and spectacular show that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Lassieur, Allison

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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Williams, Yohuru

Summary: "Six decades ago, on August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom--a moment often revered as the culmination of this Black-led protest. But at its core, the March on Washington was not a beautiful dream of future integration; it was a mass outcry for jobs and freedom NOW--not at some undetermined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.48 WIL

Simon, Samantha J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An inside look at how police officers are trained to perpetuate state violence. Michael Brown. Philando Castile. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. As the names of those killed by the police became cemented into public memory, the American public took to the streets in unprecedented numbers to mourn, organize, and demand changes to the current system of policing. In response, police departments...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

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Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

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

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: 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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "The Juvenile Justice System examines all aspects of juvenile justice in the United States. It discusses the history behind the US juvenile justice system and how juveniles are affected by the system. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index."--Google books

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 364.3 HAR

Williams, Erin

Summary: "What's Wrong? is author, illustrator, and scientific researcher Erin Williams's graphic exploration of how the American health-care system fails us. Focusing on four raw and complex firsthand accounts, plus Williams's own story, this book examines the consequences of living with interconnected illnesses and conditions like: immunodeficiency; cancer; endometriosis; alcoholism; severe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1089 WIL

Matulli, Allison

Summary: "The First Amendment grants kids and every other citizen five monster privileges: freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition the government. If the First Amendment is everywhere in their lives, shouldn’t kids know more about it? Yes! In Your Freedom, Your Power, middle grade readers get a focused look at their freedoms and rights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RP Kids, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7308 MAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7308 MAT

Hoxie, Jim

Summary: "When Grandpa loses his sight, he attends a school for veterans who are visually impaired. There he regains his confidence for independent living. Grandpa shares these experiences and talks about educating children about the tall white cane."--Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Disabl Hoxie

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A true story of determination and groundbreaking achievement follows eighth grade African American spelling champion MacNolia Cox, who left Akron, Ohio, in 1936 to compete in the prestigious National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., only to be met with prejudice and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 COX

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357092 HAR

Adams, Jarrett

Summary: "He was seventeen when an all-white jury sentenced him to prison for a crime he didn't commit. Now, in this unforgettable memoir, a pioneering lawyer recalls the journey that led to his exoneration-and inspired him to devote his life to fighting the many injustices in our legal system. Seventeen years old and facing nearly thirty years behind bars, Jarrett Adams sought to figure out the why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Convergent 2021

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

Rodriguez, Janel

Summary: "Series continuation, biographies of women in history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 ROD

Harts, Minda

Summary: "A guide for girls of color looking to find their voice and claim space as they prepare for high school, college, and their careers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.235 HAR

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