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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

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime thrillers include "Murder of Innocence," in which a global effort captures a serial predator; and "A Murderous Affair," in which a rookie FBI agent is set up by his informant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PAT

Herold, Benjamin

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Through the stories of five American families, a masterful and timely exploration of how hope, history, and racial denial collide in the suburbs and their schools Outside Atlanta, a middle-class Black family faces off with a school system seemingly bent on punishing their teenage son. North of Dallas, a conservative white family relocates to an affluent suburban enclave, but can't escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 HER

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

St. Clair, Chip.

Summary: The child of an abusive parent learns that his "father" is a wanted child murderer and that everything he has been told about his past is false, thus sending him on a quest for justice and identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Local Author, Call number: 921 ST. CLAIR, CHIP ST. C

Jobb, Dean

Summary: "I the span of fifteen years, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered as many as ten people in the United States, Britain, and Canada. Poison was his weapon of choice. Structured around the doctor's London murder trial in 1892, The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream exposes the blind trust given to the medical practitioners, as well as the flawed detection methods, bungled investigations, corrupt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC JOB

White, Tracy (Tracy A.)

Summary: "This book tells the true stories of five brave teens fleeing their home countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guinea, on their own, traveling through unknown and unfriendly places, and ultimately crossing into the US to find refuge and seek asylum. Based on extensive interviews with teen refugees, lawyers, caseworkers, and activists, Tracy White shines a light on five individual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 362.7 WHI

Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Bunting, Josiah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A portrait of one of the greatest leaders of modern history, George Catlett Marshall, and a distillation of the essential lessons his formation offers to the leaders of today and tomorrow. George Marshall was a soldier-statesman who guided the Allies to victory during World War II and set Europe on the postwar path to recovery with the plan that bears his name, receiving the Nobel Peace Prize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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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

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: Traces the creation of a Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning stage to the residence of its first owners, in an account that offers insight into the long process of development and how it is related to sprawl and ex-urban growth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 RYB

DJ Envy

Summary: Gia and Raashaun Casey met when they were two teenagers living around the corner from each other in Queens. They have been together for an astounding twenty-five years and have remained together through RaaShaun's growing celebrity, a devastating cheating scandal, and the births of five children. Gia and Raashaun explore the entire chronology of their love story with vulnerability, honesty, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 CAS

Swift, Earl

Summary: On a Sunday morning in the spring of 1921, a small boy made a grim discovery as he played on a riverbank in the cotton country of rural Georgia: the bodies of two drowned men, bound together with wire and chain and weighted with a hundred-pound sack of rocks. Within days a third body turned up in another nearby river, and in the weeks that followed, eight others. And with them a deeper horror:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2024

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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.

Format: text

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

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Kingston, Genevieve

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Genevieve (Gwen) Kingston's mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer when Gwen was just three years old. Defying the odds, she lived another eight years, during which time she filled a chest with gifts and letters to Gwen and her brother, Jamie, for every major milestone and birthday through age thirty. The day Gwen got her driver's license. The day she graduated from high school. Gwen is now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marysue Rucci Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, LLC 2024

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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

Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

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

Stephanopoulos, George

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2024

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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

Olsen, Gregg

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In 1977, in an Ohio Amish community, pregnant wife and mother Ida Stutzman perished during a barn fire. The coroner's report: natural causes. Ida's husband, Eli, was never considered a suspect. But when he eventually rejected the faith and took his son, Danny, with him, murder followed. What really happened to Ida? The dubious circumstances of the tragic blaze were willfully ignored and Eli's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2024

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1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sought by explorers for centuries and hailed as the one of the most beautiful waterways in the world, The Northwest Passage tells a dramatic story of courage, discovery and adventure. From the breath-taking landscapes of the Arctic to the unforgettable exporters that risked everything to accomplish the un-thinkable, this 6-Part documentary highlights the missions and mysteries of the world s...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Mill Creek Entertainment 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC NOR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Research Co. 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 PAS 1986

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