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Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 979.4 HAL

Donner, Erica

Summary: "This board book helps emergent readers understand and differentiate between the opposites of wet and dry."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump!, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DON

DONNER, FLORINDA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1985

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Donner, Erica

Summary: "This board book helps emergent readers understand and differentiate between these opposites of hot and cold."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump!, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DON

Donner, Erica

Summary: Big and Little helps emergent readers understand and differentiate between these opposites while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they arent facing too many challenges at once. --Amazon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump!, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DON

Donner, Erica

Summary: Fast and Slow helps emergent readers understand and differentiate between these opposites while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they arent facing too many challenges at once....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump!, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD DON

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

Calabro, Marian.

Summary: Uses materials from letters and diaries written by survivors of the Donner Party to relate the experiences of that ill-fated group as they endured horrific circumstances on their way to California in 1846-47.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.403 CAL

Summary: Trapped in the Sierra Nevada mountains during the bitter winter of 1846, nearly 90 members of the Donner and Reed families longed for California's “Promised Land.” But a previously untraveled shortcut became a road to madness, death, and cannibalism. Members of the Donner party ate human flesh when they were caught snowbound just 150 miles from the end of their 2,500-mile trip across the United...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1992

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Lavender, David Sievert 1910-

Summary: Relates the ordeals faced by a group of pioneers on their journey from Illinois to California in 1846.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978 Lavender

Summary: Catch an unforgettable glimpse into America's storied past as you ride the rails on these rolling museums of steam and steel. Focus on the history and mechanics of the engines themselves and a bit of local history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 385.09 GRE

Wallis, Michael

Summary: In the eerily warm spring of 1846, George Donner placed this advertisement in a local newspaper as he and a restless caravan prepared for what they hoped would be the most rewarding journey of a lifetime. But in eagerly pursuing what would a century later become known as the "American dream," this optimistic-yet-motley crew of emigrants was met with a chilling nightmare; in the following...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 WAL

Stewart, George Rippey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1960

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 STE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.438 STE

Summary: Chronicles the beginnings of professor Xavier's super-powered X-students. The battle focuses on their primary sinister foe, Magneto, who has his mutant minions at his side. A George Wallace-like senator launchs a campaign against mutantkind which, of course, only complicates things for our heroes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie X-Men 2002

Brown, Skila

Summary: A young survivor of the tragic Donner Party of 1846 describes how her family and others became victims of freezing temperatures and starvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Summary: As the public becomes aware of genetic mutants with special powers and prejudice grow against them, Professor Xavier brings them together to harness their powers for the good of mankind and to combat the evil Magneto; When a military leader hatches a plan to eradicate mutants, the X-men form an alliance with their old enemy Magneto to try and stop him; When science announces a cure for mutant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE X-ME

Summary: A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Timeline 2004

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the High Sierras. But Smoke Jensen and his children, Louis and Denise, won't let a little snow stop them from heading to Reno for the holidays. There are two ways for them to get there: the long way, going around the Sierra Nevada Mountains, or the short way, going right through them. Smoke decides to take a gamble. They'll follow the trail that,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Johnstone 2018

Shannon, V. A.

Summary: A survivor of the Donner Party excursion recounts her life as a teenager escaping an abusive family, taking the journey with the Donner family and enduring a tragic winter in the Sierras.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: Fiction Sha

Summary: Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, the film tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DEA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DEA

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Buddy cop action comedy. Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LET

Summary: U.S. Bates, is a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Jack Brown, is a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Bates' son, Eric, selects an elaborate toy--Jack Brown--and the relationship teaches Eric more about life than fun and games.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Toy 2004

Murray, Bill

Summary: A selfish and mean television executive is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE SCR

Summary: With the help of their new recruits, The Beast and Angel, the X-Men must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. A potential cure is discovered and processed to treat and ultimately eliminate the genetic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie X-Men 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD XME