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Cohen, Jared

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: From the Founding to today, this book tells the stories of seven former presidents who each changed history and offered lessons about how to decide what to do in the next chapter of life as they handled human problems of ego, finances and questions about their legacy and mortality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COH

Hansen, Grace

Summary: This title will introduce little readers to the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BIDEN HAN

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: "Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) is a hero and trailblazer. She was the first African American woman in Congress (1968) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties (1972). Written by award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome, here is her story"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her time as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of Roosevelt herself, her husband, Franklin, and later feminist activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.917 HAR

Duggar, Jill

Summary: "For the first time, discover the unedited truth about the Duggars, the traditional Christian family that captivated the nation on TLC's hit show 19 Kids and Counting. Jill Duggar and her husband Derick are finally ready to share their story, revealing the secrets, manipulation, and intimidation behind the show that remained hidden from their fans. Jill and Derick knew a normal life wasn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Shuster 2023

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUG

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUGGAR, JILL DUG
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Cheney, Liz

Summary: This first-hand account of the January 6 events tells of those who helped Trump spread the stolen election lie, those whose actions preserved our constitutional framework, and the risks we still face.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Obama, Michelle

Summary: Il y a encore tant de choses que j'ignore au sujet de l'Amérique, de la vie, et de ce que l'avenir nous réserve. Mais je sais qui je suis. Mon père, Fraser, m'a appris à travailler dur, à rire souvent et à tenir parole. Ma mère, Marian, à penser par moi-même et à faire entendre ma voix. Tous les deux ensemble, dans notre petit appartement du quartier du South Side de Chicago, ils m'ont aidée à...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fayard 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 OBA

Walters, Ryan S.

Summary: "He's the butt of political jokes, frequently subjected to ridicule, and almost never absent a "Worst Presidents" list where he most often ends up at the bottom. Historians have labeled him the "Worst President Ever," "Dead Last," "Unfit," and "Incompetent," to name but a few. Many contemporaries were equally cruel. H. L. Mencken called him a "nitwit." To Alice Roosevelt Longworth, he was a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery History 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARDING, WARREN G. WAL

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Means, Brittany

Summary: "I can't write a story about myself as the sad, quiet child of two drug addicts. That's not how it was, even when it was. To me, sleeping in the car was normal. Better, it was comfy and fun. I loved my bed made of clothes inside a trash bag that I sank into slowly like Uncle Fester from the Addams Family movie... I loved the motels and their swimming pools and trashy daytime TV channels......

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zibby Books LLC 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEANS, BRITTANY MEA

Baron, Martin

Summary: "A monumental work of nonfiction that gives a first-row seat to the epic power struggle between politics, money, media, and tech -- for fans of Maggie Haberman's Confidence Man and Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Marty Baron took charge of The Washington Post newsroom in 2013, after nearly a dozen years leading The Boston Globe. Just seven months into his new job, Baron received explosive news: Jeff...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BARON BAR

Hardin, Lara Love

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Lara Love Hardin recounts her slide from soccer mom to opioid addict to jailhouse shot-caller and her unlikely comeback as a highly successful ghostwriter in this harrowing, hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Lash, Joseph P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Book Club 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVLET FAMILY LAS

DeRosa, Melissa

Summary: When COVID-19 hit the United States, New York governor Andrew Cuomo was thrust onto the national stage, hailed around the globe for his leadership. Alongside him every step of the way, Melissa DeRosa quickly became a household name. In her riveting memoir, DeRosa details her journey as a young woman in politics rising to the highest levels of government, writing with raw honesty and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square & Co. 2023

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Arroyo, Raymond

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author and news anchor Raymond Arroyo comes a picture book biography of Tad Lincoln and his father President Abraham Lincoln and a story about a father's love for his son and the wisdom of a child. Tad Lincoln was forever getting into trouble. He bounced around the White House making mischief and annoying the staff. Only President Lincoln was never annoyed--he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LINCOLN ARR

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Mil

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Survival Millard

Marlow, Alex

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Over his 50-year career in Washington, Joe Biden has become known for his wild dishonesty, embarrassing policy failings, and an absolute lack of accountability, culminating in his predictably unpopular presidency. But what has not yet been revealed is the vast web of consultants, bureaucrats, corporate titans, foreign interests, and various extended family members (it's not just Hunter!) who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.934 MAR

Harris, Duchess

Summary: In 2008, voters chose Barack Obama as the first African American president in the history of the United States. Barack Obama Is Elected President examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Barack Obama himself, his wife, Michelle, and opposing candidate John McCain

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J382.73092 HAR

Dennis, David J.

Summary: "A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, speaks out for the first time, swapping recollections both harrowing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Isikoff, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In Find Me the Votes, two years of immersive reporting by Isikoff and Klaidman has produced the most authoritative and dramatic account yet of a defeated president's conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and how a local Georgia prosecutor--a daughter of the civil rights movement--decided to indict him and his allies for his desperate attempt to hold on to power. From the beginning, Fani...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2024

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Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Meet the men who shaped the dramatic story of the U.S. Constitution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Shapiro, Kitt

Summary: In this unique combination of memoir and cultural history, we come to know one of the greatest stars the world has ever seen--Eartha Kitt--as revealed by the person who knew her best: her daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

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