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Haley, Alex.

Summary: Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America/Sound library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 929.2 HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: A sophomore at Princeton in 1955, southerner Fletcher Randall meets a group of Quaker Friends and eventually becomes involved in the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: A family saga centered on an African-American matriarch whose husband was shot for stealing. It follows her descendants as they fight World War II, march for civil rights, join the Black Panthers and help develop Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: The fictionalized saga of Haley's father's family, sequel to Roots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1976

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAL

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 HAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 HAL

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Roots 1997

Summary: Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Wolfman, Ira.

Summary: A guide to finding out one's own family history and how to formally record it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 1991

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 929 WOL

X, Malcolm

Summary: Written by Alex Haley from conversations with the Negro leader over a period of two years before his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1992

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X, Malcolm

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1990

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Warnock, Caleb (Caleb J.)

Summary: Bestselling author Caleb Warnock is back with a new collection of skills to help your family gain independence and self-reliance. Learn about self-seeding vegetables, keep chickens without ever buying feed, collect water from rain and snow, find wild vegetables for everyday eating, and even make your own laundry soap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 WAR

Evola, Alley

Summary: "Many children, from the time they are old enough to be attracted to a siren and flashing lights, dream of becoming a police officer. As a retired police officer herself, Alley Evola looks at the daily ins and outs of the job of a police officer. Through recruitment, life at the academy, patrol, and eventually promotion, she provides a helpful understanding of what you can really expect. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 EVO

Alley, Lynn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 ALL