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Grinapol, Corinne

Summary: "Although he started out as a teacher without aspirations to be an activist or politician, Harvey Milk found himself captivated by the history-making movements of the 1960s. He would eventually make history of his own by becoming the first openly gay elected politician in California. While in office, Harvey Milk advocated for equal rights for the gay community. Even though his life and career...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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Sanders, Rob

Summary: Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Jones, Cleve

Summary: A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offes an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONES, CLEVE JON

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Describes Angel Island Immigration Station and why it is a symbol of hope and struggle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others cannot. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2010

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

Summary: Freewheeling to San Francisco, Mary Ann Singleton quickly realizes just how far from Cleveland she really is. Moving into a funky house at Twenty-eight Barbary Lane where her landlord welcomes her with a joint, Mary Ann befriends the other residents and finds a good-natured home amid the drugs, drama, and debauchery. Based on Armistead Maupin's beloved novel, the Peabody Award-winning PBS...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TAL

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Summary: Left wheelchair-bound by a sniper's bullet, long-time San Francisco Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside, becomes the head of his own special police unit. Operating from a specially equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Ironside fights crime using intelligence and action. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger, and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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

Tougias, Mike

Summary: "In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. When the Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls, they immediately dispatched a patrol rescue boat. But within an hour, the Coast Guard rescue boat was in as much trouble as the tanker--both paralyzed in unrelenting seas. Enter Captain Frank Quirk who was compelled to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.4 TOU

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others can't. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chippendale, Lisa A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.461 CHI

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Describes the early lives of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later life and the causes they support.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338.7 MAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Stanborough, Rebecca

Summary: "Explains the history behind and the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 624 STA

Harris, Kamala

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Now adapted for young readers, Senator Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life. As the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris has blazed trails on her path to the national stage. But how did she achieve her goals?...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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Summary: Collection of photographs combined with commentary by 20 writers. The work documents the rich history of the social movements of the 1960's and 1970's with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area. Distinguished writers explore the rise of the Black Panthers, the Free-Speech and Anti-war movements, feminism, disability rights, environmental activism, the struggle for gay rights, Cesar Chavez and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkeley Art Center Association 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 327.172 WHO

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Talbot, David

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL

Say, Allen.

Summary: "Caldecott Medalist Allen Say presents a stunning graphic novel chronicling his journey as an artist during WWII, when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan's premier cartoonist DRAWING FROM MEMORY is Allen Say's own story of his path to becoming the renowned artist he is today. Shunned by his father, who didn't understand his son's artistic leanings, Allen was embraced by Noro Shinpei,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Say 2011

Shilts, Randy.

Summary: A biography of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay city official in the nation, recounts his public and personal life, and examines the emergence of the San Francisco gay community as a social and political force.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MILK, HARVEY SHI

Stone, Tamara Ireland.

Summary: Told from his point of view, continues the love story of Bennett, a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco, and Anna, sixteen, of 1995 Evanston, Illinois, as they try to make their relationship work despite his fear that it is not meant to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

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