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Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: "While researching Born to Run, Chris McDougall encountered the story of Pheidippides, the legendary ancient Greek 'all-day runner.' Later, when McDougall met a dedicated amateur historian, he saw a connection to one of the most fascinating mysteries of World War II: how did a small band of Resistance fighters surrounded by German troops kidnap a top German general? What he discovered is that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 MCD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 MCD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 McDougall 2015

McDougall, Christopher

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796 MCD

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: "An abridged board book version of the She Persisted picture book about 13 American women who made a difference in the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Drimmer, Stephanie Warren

Summary: "Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys...maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J920 NAT

Porath, Jason

Summary: "A brazen, uproarious collection of illustrations of tough women both historical and fantastical-too awesome, too fierce, and sometimes too weird. These are not fantasy tales of blushing ingenues and happily-ever-afters. Here are the real unsung women of history, real and from literature, mythology and folklore. Illustrated in a contemporary animation style, Rejected Princesses dismisses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2016

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

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.53 HOO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sutton 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 OHL

Harrison, Vashti

Summary: Features female figures of black history, including abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 HAR

Castor, Helen

Summary: "In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOAN OF ARC CAS

Summary: The true story of a stray dog who became a hero of the First World War. For his keen instincts and fierce loyalty, Stubby is still recognized today as the most decorated canine in American history and the first promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SGT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sa

Jin, Yong

Summary: The epic Chinese classic and phenomenon published in the US for the first time! A fantastical generational saga and kung fu epic, A Hero Born is the classic novel of its time, stretching from the Song Empire (China 1200 AD) to the appearance of a warlord whose name will endure for eternity: Genghis Khan. Filled with an extraordinary cast of characters, A Hero Born is a tale of fantasy and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JIN

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

Summary: Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army. Captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how a courageous reporter uncovered one of greatest and deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving millions of lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 300

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

Smith, Jill Eileen

Summary: "Esther is poised to save her people from annihilation. Relying on a fragile trust in a silent God, can she pit her wisdom against a vicious enemy and win?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Peterson, Paul E.

Contents: The rise. Heroes and history ; Horace Mann and the nation builders ; John Dewey and the Progressives ; Martin Luther King, Jr., and school desegregation -- The decline. The rights movement diversifies ; Albert Shanker and collective bargaining ; Money and the adequacy lawsuit ; William Bennett and the demand for accountability -- Signs of resurrection. James S. Coleman and choice theory ; The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.973 PET

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