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Summary: "Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge's Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka's armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MAT

Summary: University of Michigan professor Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its most important modern variety, science fiction, as part of the entire course on fantasy literature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820 MAS
Call number: DVD 820 MAS

Bucholz, R. O.

Summary: During the 229-year period 1485-1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into "the first modern society," emerging as the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world. The English people survived epidemics, famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 HIS

Elkins, Caroline

Summary: "Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly seven hundred million people, Britain's twentieth-century empire was the largest empire in human history. For many Britons, it epitomized their nation's cultural superiority, but what legacy did the island nation deliver to the world? Covering more than two hundred years of history, Caroline Elkins reveals an evolutionary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

Larson, Erik

Summary: On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone, and for months, its U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.4 LAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Wars Larson

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War I was a brutal war that left more than 9 million dead. Millions more were wounded and lost their homes. The two sides the Allied Powers and Central Powers cut secret deals to get countries to join their side. They unleashed secret weapons, employed spies, and relied on the element of surprise itself to wage terrible battles. Secrets of World War I reveals little-known stories of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 MCC

Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy

Summary: Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Mexican immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 HEN

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War II was the most destructive war in history. Millions upon millions of people died, including innocent civilians. Both sides the Allies and Axis Powers pursued secret plans, tactics, and weapons to destroy each other resulting in horrors on a scale never before seen. Secrets of World War II reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 MCC

Omoth, Tyler

Summary: "Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Cuban immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 OMO

LeBoutillier, Linda

Summary: "The U.S. Civil War was a war that changed the face, body, and heart of the United States forever. Secrets of the U.S. Civil War reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: "The news media and its role in society are topics of conversation and debate in today's world. News Literacy looks inside newsrooms, exploring key moments in the history of journalism and explaining how today's journalists work. Examine how news is presented, and learn how advertising, online algorithms, and other modern trends affect the way we experience news. Investigate the phenomenon of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J301.16 HAR

Kirk, Charlie

Summary: An overview of the tenets of Donald Trump and his supporters, explaining their worldview and goals for the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 KIR

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

Pettegree, Andrew.

Summary: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther and the Reformation details how the virtually unknown monk harnessed the power of the printing press to spread his ideas, triggering the wave of religious reform that changed the history of Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.2 PET

Stuart, Nancy Rubin

Summary: Benjamin Franklin: thrifty inventor, statesman of the Revolutionary era... lover of women. The most prominent among them was Deborah Read Franklin, his common-law wife and partner for 44 years. An independent, politically savvy woman and devoted wife, she raised their children, managed his finances, and fought off angry mobs at gunpoint while he traipsed about England. Stuart also introduces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 STU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FRANKLIN STU

Manseau, Peter

Summary: "An illustrated history of how scientific study and religious thought have influenced each other in throughout American history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 215.0973 MAN

Summary: Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Features an assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetry, and prose by famous African-American musicians, writers, and activists.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2001

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Summary: Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Summary: After a sneak attack by a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his vessel, Captain "Lucky" Jack Aubrey is torn between duty and friendship as he embarks on a thrilling, high-stakes chase across two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy at any cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Blu-ray Movie Master 2003

Summary: "Rare and fascinating films preserved in the museum's archives. Many have never been released to the public before and are presented here, complete and uncut, for the very first time. ... [These 24 training and public information films cover a] range of subjects from ditching procedures for Halifax bomber crews ... to the best way to rescue crashed fighter pilots from their cockpits. There are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

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

Benaron, Naomi

Summary: Rwandan runner Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal and uniting his ethnically divided country, only to be driven from everyone he loves when the violence starts, after which he must find a way back to a better life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEN

Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Presidential historian Michael Beschloss uses original letters, diaries, declassified documents, and interviews to bring us into the room and into the minds of a procession of Chief Executives who took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory, and seized greater power for themselves. From James Madison and the War of 1812 to Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, we see these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.00973 BESS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.00973 BOS

Boynton, James.

Summary: The story of the Jesuit Missions at Mackinac is an historical vignette that deserves to be resurrected for all those interested in Church history and Michigan history as well. The author has rendered a most interesting service to both, while recounting a truly romantic and real tale of trail-blazing for the Kingdom of God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ste. Anne's Church 1996

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