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Hirono, Mazie

Summary: "Mazie Hirono is one of the most fiercely outspoken Democrats in Congress, but her journey to the U.S. Senate was far from likely. Raised poor on her family's rice farm in rural Japan, Hirono was seven years old when her mother left her abusive husband and sailed with her two elder children to the United States, crossing the Pacific in steerage in search of a better life. Though the girl then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIR

Swaby, Rachel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shawshank 2007

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7 Sidman 2018

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

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Funimation 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FAI

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: Follows the war crimes hearings from accusation to sentencing, offering insight into the cases of such defendants as Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Natsu Dragneel and his friends travel to the island Kingdom of Stella, where they will reveal dark secrets, fight new enemies, and once again save the world from destruction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Funimation 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FAI

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Murder!: Based on the novel and play called Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson. It was Hitchcock's third all-talkie film. When a woman (Norah Baring) is convicted of murder, one of the men selected to serve on the murder trial jury (Herbert Marshall) believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2010

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Bahari, Maziar.

Summary: A former prisoner in one of Iran's most notorious prisons offers a moving memoir of how thoughts of his family got him through the days of torture, in a book that also sheds light on Iran's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAHARI, MAZIAR BAH

Jamison, Kay R.

Summary: "The best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind now gives us a groundbreaking life of one of the major American poets of the twentieth century that is at the same time a fascinating study of the relationship between manic-depressive (bipolar) illness, creative genius, and character. In his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry, Robert Lowell (1917-1977) put his manic-depressive illness into the public...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOWELL, ROBERT JAM

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MER

Benedict, Marie

Summary: "The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Ohler, Norman

Summary: Harro Schulze-Boysen and Libertas Haas-Heye met in the summer of 1935, and soon the two lovers were leading a network of antifascist fighters that stretched across Berlin's bohemian underworld.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 OHL

Wittman, Robert K.

Summary: "This exploration of the private wartime diary of Alfred Rosenberg--Hitler's 'chief philosopher' and architect of Nazi ideology--interweaves the story of its recent discovery with the revelation of its never-before-published contents, which are contextualized by the authors: The result is a unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 WIT

Smith, George W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 SMI

Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: "A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

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

Summary: Through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances, and TV interviews, this documentary is the first to tell the life story of the Greek-American opera soprano completely in her own words.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Brady, James

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Springwater 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 BRA

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