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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

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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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 LEB

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

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 New 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 East Bay

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.4 LAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 Larson 2015

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

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 Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FRANKLIN STU

Hayes, Amy

Summary: "Electricity is one of the most important discoveries of the modern world. But sometimes electricity can do truly freaky things. From ball lightning to Nikola Tesla's amazing lightning rod and other inventions, the power of lightning has fascinated many throughout history. Stories about Ben Franklin discovering electricity and how Tesla coils work will fascinate readers eager to explore the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 537 HAY

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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Summary: A ship's commander must battle a mutinous crew and Napoleon's fleet in this historical adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: World War II saw the first full-scale aerial battles, as well as an unprecedented degree of air attacks against civilians. This program looks at both the Royal Air Force's attacks on Berlin, and the Luftwaffe's retaliatory bombing of London. Along with footage of dogfights, the program also looks at Germany's formidable anti-aircraft guns. At the behest of the Nazi party, the German military...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword 2012

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

Summary: Filmed in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, the movie uncovers an unexpected set of artists, poets, activists, queer musicians, 'Affrilachian' poets, and intersectional feminists, all unexpected voices emerging form this historically misunderstood region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River 2019

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HIL

Summary: In 1818 India, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are traveling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angélique Bonnet to meet her fiancé. While in bandit-plagued badlands, they come across the very dregs of the Crown's troops : an ill disciplined, rag-tag unit led by boy soldier Beauclare. As Sharpe and company sit down to have dinner with their hosts, the camp...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. acting as agents for 2 entertain Video Ltd. 2010

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377433 Hamtramck

Summary: In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Anderson, M. T.

Summary: An amazing WW2 survival story of a time and place largely unfamiliar to today's teen reader: of an unlikely hero squeezed between the German invader and the Soviet government itself. Impeccably researched: eye-witness accounts provide anecdotal detail to a chilling story of the triumph of bravery and defiance in the face of terrifying odds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI AND

Beard, Mary

Summary: From prehistoric Mexico to modern Istanbul, Mary Beard looks beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery to explore the history of art, religion, and humanity. Conceived as a gorgeously illustrated accompaniment to "How Do We Look" and "The Eye of Faith," the famed Civilisations shows on PBS, renowned classicist Mary Beard has created this elegant volume on how we have looked at art. Focusing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 704.9 BEA

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 920 DAV

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