Summary: Presents, in graphic novel format, the story of the Haitian Revolution and its role in Napoleon's decision to sell Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe the whole Louisiana Territory, when they sought to buy only New Orleans.
Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.94 HAL
Summary: "Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. This year, Ti Gran is teaching Belle how to make the soup -- Freedom Soup -- just like she was taught when she was a little girl. Together, they dance and clap as they prepare the holiday feast, and Ti Gran tells Belle about the history of the soup, the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHA
Summary: In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in 1804.
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LAK
Summary: "Queen of diverse historicals Vanessa Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West African-born warrior who helped lead the rebellion that drove out the French and freed the enslaved people of Haiti"--
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL
Summary: "A powerful, engrossing story of a biracial heiress who flees to Paris when the Haitian Revolution burns across her island home. But as she works her way into the inner circle of Robespierre and his mistress, she learns that not even oceans can stop the flames of revolution. Sylvie de Rosiers, the biracial daughter of a rich planter in 1791 Saint-Domingue, is both a lady born to privilege and a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2022
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIV SIV
Summary: "A biography of the Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture."--
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE HAZ
Summary: The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV Ega
Bell, Madison Smartt.
Summary: Presents a biography of Toussaint Louverture that captures the frequently contradictory and complex life of the leader of the late-eighteenth-century Haitian Revolution that became the only successful slave revolt in history.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.94 BEL
Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000
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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...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010