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Nury, Fabien

Summary: "Moscow. September 17th. 1904. In front of the palace of the Governor General of Moscow, the assembled masses protest against widespread poverty. Governor Sergei Alexandrovich is stood on the balcony when he drops his hankerchief-- Inadvertently giving the signal for the soldiers to open fire... The Governor fears for his life and the lives of his family as the repercussions of his deadly...

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 NUR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Packard, Jerrold M.

Summary: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B VICTORIA PAC

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Gregory, Philippa.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Haddix 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Recounts one of the love stories of medieval England. This is a tale of an exceptional woman, Katherine Swynford, who became first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SWYNFORD, KATHERINE WEI

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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Gortner, C. W.

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Minnie knows that her station in life as a Danish princess is to leave her family and enter into a royal marriage. She is brought to Russia, and marries the Romanov heir, Alexander. Once he ascends the throne, she becomes empress Maria. When their son, Nicholas, inherits the throne he is the inexperienced ruler of a deeply divided and crumbling empire. Determined to guide him to reforms that...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOR

Lawhon, Ariel

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lawhon 2018

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...

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "Follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne" -- from publisher's web site.

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gregory 2010

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2009

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

Tierney, Harry

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Dr. Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth century music through the examples of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Franz Liszt.

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 CON
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 1
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 2
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 3
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 4

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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Erickson, Carolly

Summary: From the bestselling author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette comes a dramatic novel and powerful love story about the last Russian imperial family. It is 1989 and Daria Gradov is an elderly grandmother living in the rural West. What neighbors and even her children don't know, however, is that she is not who she claims to be--the widow of a Russian immigrant of modest means. In actuality...

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

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Garwood, Haley Elizabeth.

Summary: This is a tale of a warrior, Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England and granddaughter of William the Conqueeror.

Publisher / Publication Date: Writers Block 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FAN GARWO

Paul, Gill

Summary: A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the world's greatest mysteries. Love. Guilt. Heartbreak. 1914 Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance and their lives in danger. 2016 Kitty...

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P PAU

Meyer, Carolyn.

Summary: A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MEY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MEY

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG