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Summary: Take a trip down to the unassuming southern hamlet of Evergreen to learn why its residents proudly refer to it as the "Bigfoot capital of Alabama."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Hilldorfer, Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.142 HIL

Baptiste, Tracey

Summary: "Introduces readers to two brave Black women who stood up against segregation, setting in motion the Montgomery Bus Boycott and showing the nation how positive change can start with a single defiant act"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BAP

Baptiste, Tracey

Summary: "A picture book biography about Claudette Colvin, the teen whose activism launched the Montgomery bus boycott, and a celebration of collective action"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Hager, Thomas

Summary: During the roaring twenties, two of the most revered and influential men in American business proposed to transform one of the country's poorest regions into a dream technological metropolis, a shining paradise of small farms, giant factories, and sparkling laboratories. Henry Ford and Thomas Edison's "Detroit of the South" would be ten times the size of Manhattan, powered by renewable energy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.980 HAG

Jones, Doug (G. Douglas)

Summary: "The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Senator Doug Jones' prosecution of the last living bombers. On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed. The blast killed four young girls and injured twenty-two others. The FBI suspected four particularly radical Ku Klux Klan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 JON

Demick, Barbara

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Summary: "Set in Aba, a town perched at 12,000 feet on the Tibetan plateau in the far western reaches of China that has been the engine of Tibetan resistance for decades, Eat the Buddha tells the story of a nation through the lives of ordinary people living in thethroes of this conflict. Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick illuminates a part of China and the aggressions of this superpower that have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Summary: Asa is a young Russian naval service dreamer who returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desloate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie magazine-reading sidekick, Asa will stop at nothing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TUL

Emminizer, Theresa

Summary: "ALFA is an acronym for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili. Since its founding during the early 1900s, Alfa Romeo has been a top player in the manufacturing of luxury cars. It is a leading producer of airplane engines, race cars, and family vehicles. In this book, readers will be introduced to the rich history of the Alfa Romeo company and the iconic cars it produces. Eye-catching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.222 EMM

Theoharis, Jeanne

Summary: "This definitive biography of Rosa Parks accessibly examines her six decades of activism, challenging young readers perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 PAR

Levinson, Cynthia

Summary: Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this picture book that proves you're never too little to make a difference. Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else. So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham's segregation laws, she spoke up. As she listened to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HENDRICKS LEV

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Teenage ATV riders Josh and Christyna find that someone has been sabotaging the trails, putting the safety of ATV racers and mountain bikers in jeopardy, and they need to find out who is responsible and catch the cheat before the next race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2024

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

Hempstead, Andrew

Summary: Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers his firsthand advice on experiencing the Canadian Rockies, from rafting on the Bow River and hiking Lake O'Hara to staying in a remote log cabin. Hempstead includes unique trip ideas, such as A Week Under the Stars and Exploring the Canadian Rockies with Children. Complete with details on escaping the crowds at Lake Louise, viewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2018

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Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "A picture book biography about Georgia Gilmore, the woman whose cooking helped feed and fund the Montgomery bus boycott of 1956"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2022

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

Wilkins, Ebony

Summary: "It's March 2, 1955, and an ordinary 15-year-old girl from Montgomery, Alabama is about to do something extraordinary. When a white bus driver orders Claudette Colvin to give up her seat for a white passenger, she refuses to move. After Claudette is arrested, her brave actions help inspire Civil Rights leaders organize bus boycotts and perform similar acts to defy segregation laws. Eventually,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2021

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

Fletcher, Jessica

Summary: "Jessica Fletcher's British cousin, Emma MacGill, will be traveling to Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, to perform with internationally famous star of stage, screen, and television Derek Braverman in an old-fashioned musical review. Emma would love for Jessica to join her there and suggests she bring along some friends. Having just finished her latest book, Jessica is ready for a vacation and is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLE

Summary: In 1931, two white women stepped from a boxcar in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on a train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trials of the nine young men would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Freedman, Russell

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Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

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McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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Lassieur, Allison

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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.

Format: text

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

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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: While some journeys end, others are just beginning. Season Fourteen of Heartland finds horses healing Amy as much as Amy heals horses. While Amy struggles with a life-changing challenge, the entire town of Hudson will have to deal with an unexpected disaster that threatens to derail Lou's first term as mayor. But, the family will pull through together and be stronger as a result. Family is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: SDS 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV HEA

Summary: Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROS

Kirschner, Ann.

Summary: For nearly fifty years, Sala Kirschner kept a secret: she had survived five years as a slave in seven different Nazi work camps. We know surprisingly little about the vast network of Nazi labor camps, where imprisoned Jews built railroads and highways, churned out munitions and materiel, and otherwise supported the limitless needs of the Nazi war machine. This book gives us an insider's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KIR

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