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Banksy.

Summary: "This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 BAN

Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 823.914 BUB

Punter, Russell

Summary: "Join Kitty Kat on his journey across London. See the Crown Jewels, ride on the London Eye and even visit Buckingham Palace. Imaginative text accompanies spectacular illustrations in this captivating new version of the classic rhyme"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing Ltd. 2017

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Clare, Cassandra.

Summary: Tessa Fell's search for her missing brother leads her into Victorian London's supernatural underworld, where she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 INF

Solt, Andrew.

Summary: Lennon's personal archives-- containing a wealth of rare photos, writings, and drawings-- enhance this portrait detailing his beginnings as a poor Liverpudlian through his superstardom as a Beatle and after.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1988

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: O 921 LEN

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 784.54 SOL

Gastman, Roger.

Contents: The American railroad : right-of-way, the development of the freight train system -- From vandalism to art : writing, how graffiti became a culture -- Freight pioneers : American-made, from subways to freight trains -- Creating a movement : rolling stock, connected by rails -- With the force of a freight train : rolling thunder, the return of the train piece -- The new rail fans : highballing,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.7309 GAS

Worth, Jennifer

Summary: When 22-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives; she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler. Woven into the ongoing tales of her life in the East End are the true stories of the people Worth met who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Jacobson-Hardy, Michael

Summary: This text documents, through photographs and words, the changing world of manual labour in late 20th-century New England. It gives voice to the workers themselves, the women and men who have been affected most by recent social and economic transformation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 331.2 JAC

Barker, Felix

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ebury Press 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 914.21 BAR

Perry, Anne.

Summary: "When Thomas Pitt is tasked with playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a young and controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain and has returned to England on a mysterious errand, he thinks it's a waste of Special Branch's time and resources. But when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process. Pitt learns that the message the lovely evangelist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PER

Perry, Anne

Summary: "It is not the custom for the commander of Special Branch to receive a royal summons-- so Thomas Pitt knows it must be for a matter of the gravest importance. The body of Sir John Halberd, the Queen's confidant, has been found in the shallow water of the Serpentine in Hyde Park, bearing the evidence of a fatal blow to the head. At Her Majesty's request, Sir John had been surreptitiously...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PER

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Dew, Christine.

Contents: A = Art crimes -- B = Beautiful -- C = City -- D = Drip (Sorry about the) -- E = Ephemeral -- F = Flow -- G = Gay (Ethan is) -- H = Hieroglyph -- I = I was here -- J = Jamming -- K = Kings -- L = Legal -- M = Memorial -- N = Nom de plume: not in the name of the father -- O = Old -- P = Play -- Q = Queens -- R = Romantic -- S = Snap! -- T = Train -- U = Unguessed byways -- V = Virtual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miegunyah Press 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 751.7309 DEW

Summary: Through hard work, talent, and ambition, a servant girl rises from scullery maid to become the finest chef in London and Edwardian society's premier hostess. Along the way her beauty and spirit attract the attention of high-placed admirers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ADL

Summary: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mann, George

Summary: Sir Maurice Newbury is bereft as his trusty assistant Veronica Hobbes lies dying with a wounded heart. Newbury and Veronica's sister Amelia must take a sleeper train across Europe to St. Petersberg to claim a clockwork heart that Newbury has commissioned from Faberge to save Veronica from a life trapped in limbo. No sooner do they take off than sinister goings-on start to plague the train, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAN

Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BAR

Olson, Lynne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

Jinks, Catherine.

Summary: Jem Barbary becomes a bogler's apprentice in 1870's London and gets the fright of his life in a city where science clashes with superstition and monsters lurk in every alley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC JIN

Worth, Jennifer

Summary: The Call the midwife trilogy is comprised of Call the midwife (not included here, c2002), Shadows of the workhouse (this book, c2005), and Farewell to the East End (not included here, c2009). Together, this series chronicles Jennifer Worth's career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the war-scarred Docklands as a wide-eyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco/HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Worth 2005

Worth, Jennifer

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The Call the midwife trilogy is comprised of Call the midwife (not included here, c2002), Shadows of the workhouse (not included here, c2005), and Farewell to the East End (this book, c2009). Together, this series chronicles Jennifer Worth's career as a midwife from start to finish, from her arrival in the war-scarred Docklands as a wide-eyed trainee, to the demolition of the tenements and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco/HarperCollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WORTH, JENNIFER WOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Worth 2005

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL