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Hiner, Ed

Summary: "A Navy SEAL veteran's proven, battle-tested guide for developing grit and resilience, overcoming obstacles, and living life to the fullest. What does it take to set a goal or have a dream, and then actually achieve it? What does it take to turn fear and stress into foresight, motivation, and action? It takes GUTS. No one knows this better than decorated Navy SEAL veteran Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill 2021

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Stafford, Ed.

Summary: Describes the author's quest to walk the entire length of the Amazon River, offering details on the effects of deforestation and his encounters with both vicious animals and tribal members with machetes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.11 STA

Danquart, Pepe.

Summary: Follows speed climbing brothers Thomas and Alexander Huber as they attempt to break the record for scaling "The Nose" rockface of El Capitan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TO

Summary: The first season of this series examines the economies of being environmentally conscious in green building design. The first program, The green apple, uses New York City, particularly One Bryant Park and the Solaire, to demonstrates how the ubiquitous skyscraper can be a model of environmental responsibility. The second episode, Green for all, features architect and activist Sergio Palleroni...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DES

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Grann, David.

Summary: After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": what happened to British explorer Percy Fawcett. In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization. For centuries Europeans believed the world's largest jungle concealed the glittering El Dorado. Thousands had died...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 GRA

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 918.1 Gra

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.11 Grann 2009

Barry, Dan

Summary: From Pulitzer Prize-winning "New York Times" columnist Dan Barry comes the beautifully recounted story of the longest game in baseball history--a tale celebrating not only the robust intensity of baseball, but the aspirational ideal epitomized by the hard-fighting players of the minor leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 BAR

Summary: Eight ethnically diverse high school students from Torrance, California bring history to life as they research Technical Sergeant Ted Tanouye, a graduate of their high school who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in WWII. Through their research of Citizen Tanouye, the students not only discover the impact of the war on their city, but also draws attention to the civil...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIT

Andrews, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Weber, David

Summary: Honor Harrington has been called to command Eighth Fleet against the Republic of Haven, but when she discovers the Star Kingdom is badly outnumbered by the Republic's fleet, the cost of victory will be agonizingly high.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Parkman, Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: the New American Library 1963

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 973.2 PAR

Draper, Penny

Summary: While staying with his grandmother and his great-grandfather just outside of Winnipeg, Finn experiences the flooding of the Red River Valley. Includes facts about flooding in Winnipeg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Draper 2014

Summary: An ex-convict with a wicked past must race against time to get the resources that will save his dying mother's life, even if it means stealing from the cartel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Bombino

Summary: In Bombino's electrifying jams one can hear echoes of fellow Africans Tinariwen and Ali Farka Toure, as well as rock and blues icons Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker, and Jimmy Page.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Cumbancha Discovery 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN BOM

York, M. J.

Summary: "Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Hindi"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J HINDI 491.43 YOR

Summary: Based on a true story, an inner-city Baltimore family copes with ever-present drug traffic and violence in their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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Summary: Visit America's historic inns to meet the people and see the places where much of the nation's history occurred. Stop in the ghost towns, which sprang up during the nation's gold rush, but quickly vacated as opportunities arose elsewhere. For those with a sense of adventure and a passion for history, these inns offer a fascinating link to America's past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 AME

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Summary: Presents interviews with living witnesses to Hitler's Third Reich, raising questions about national identity and complicity among Germany's civilian population.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Robbed of his teaching career and reputation by a student's false accusations, Jack St. Bride is struggling to rebuild his life, but fresh accusations of rape by teenage girls from his former school threaten to destroy him once again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

Jenkins, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.62 JEN

Evans, Siân

Summary: "In an engaging and anecdotal social history, Maiden Voyages explores how women's lives were transformed by the Golden Age of ocean liner travel between Europe and North America. During the early twentieth century, transatlantic travel was the province ofthe great ocean liners. It was an extraordinary undertaking made by many women, whose lives were transformed by their journeys between the Old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.2 EVA

Browne, George Waldo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1905

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 BRO

Summary: First in a three-part series in which acclaimed documentary filmmakers present ten pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions. This segment of four documentary films tells of four events in early U.S. history. The Pequot War, a massacre in Mysic, Conn. on May 26, 1637, set the pattern of possessing Indian land in America. Shays' Rebellion (Jan. 25, 1787) was a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TEN V1

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