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Kolker, Robert

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years, there was an established script for a family like the Galvins--aspiration, hard work, upward mobility, domestic harmony--and they worked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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Bonyhady, Tim

Summary: An analysis of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna is presented through the lives of the influential Gallias family, discussing their rarefied art collections, their religious beliefs, and their daring flight from the Nazi Anschluss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Trillin, Calvin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 TRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.54 TRI

Welch, Linda Margaret Farr.

Summary: Transcribed from original letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Linda M. F. Welch 0000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 FRENCH Welch

Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The final collection of comic strips from the popular syndicated series follows the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel Publishing 1996

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Summary: This documentary traces the unorthodox path of Daniel Smith - eccentric musician, visual artist and devout Christian - as he creates a musical phenomenon with family and friends, and mentors an unknown singer-songwriter whose subsequent success stands in contrast to the music world's uneasy reception of Danielson just a few years earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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Evans, Henrietta C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.C. Evans 1984

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1 Evans

Caron, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

Stewart, Jeffrey C.

Summary: "A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro--the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness. In The New Negro : The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOCKE, ALAIN STE

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: "In the book Kalb captures the excitement of being present at the creation of a whole new way of bringing news immediately to the public. And what news. Cold War tensions were high between Eisenhower's America and Khrushchev's Soviet Union. Kalb is at the center, occupying a unique spot as a student of Russia tasked with explaining Moscow to Washington and the American public. He joins a cast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2021

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Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: During the siege of Vicksburg, thirteen-year-old Claire Louise struggles with difficult choices when family and friends join opposing sides of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2009

Trillin, Calvin.

Summary: In a tribute to his late wife, Alice, and their relationship, the author celebrates the life of a remarkable woman who played a vital role in his life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TRILLIN, CALVIN TRI

Humes, Edward.

Summary: The story of the remarkable visionaries who have quietly dedicated their lives and their fortunes to saving the planet from ecological destruction. While many people remain paralyzed by the scope of Earth's environmental woes, eco barons--a new and largely unheralded generation of Rockefellers and Carnegies--are having spectacular success saving forests and wildlands, pulling endangered species...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 HUM

Elston, Heidi M. D.

Summary: This biography introduces readers to the life of Calvin Coolidge including his early political career and key events from Coolidge's administration including the Kellogg-Briand Pact and Coolidge Prosperity. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2021

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

Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

Dougherty, Rachel

Summary: "A beginning leveled reader that follows the life of Rebecca the raccoon, who lived in the White House during Calvin Coolidge's presidency."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE Dou

Watterson, Bill.

Summary: The popular comic-strip duo roam their many worlds in search of treasure and adventure, approaching warp speed, fighting off killer bicycles, conducting dad polls, and creating legions of snowmen and other not-so-alien beings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel 1996

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: OVS 741.5 WAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J741.5 WAT

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2011

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