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Hearth, Amy Hill

Summary: Reveals the little-known story of Elizabeth Jennings, a young African American woman whose refusal to leave a segregated Manhattan streetcar in 1854 led to a court case that marked a victory in the fight to desegregate New York's public transportation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Hearth, Amy Hill

Summary: "In this sequel to Hearth's debut novel, MISS DREAMSVILLE AND THE COLLIER COUNTY WOMEN'S LITERARY SOCIETY, the characters reunite one year later (late summer 1964) to fight a large development along the tidal river where book club member Robbie-Lee grew up and where his mother, Dolores Simpson, a former stripper turned alligator hunter, still lives in a fishing shack. The developer is Darryl...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEA

Delany, Sarah Louise

Summary: Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh and embrace life after over 100 years of living side by side. Their sharp memories show readers the post-reconstruction south and Booker T. Washington; Harlem's Golden age and Langston Hughes, W.E.B....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha International 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DEL

Pelosi, Nancy

Summary: When Nancy Pelosi became the first woman Speaker of the House, she made history. She gavelled the House to order that day on behalf of all of America's children and said, "We have made history, now let us make progress." Now she continues to inspire women everywhere in this thought-provoking collection of wise words--her own and those of the important people who played pivotal roles in her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PELOSI, NANCY PEL

Delany, Sarah Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1993

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 DEL

Delany, Sarah Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1997

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 DEL