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Slimak, Ludovic

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Summary: For over a century we saw Neanderthals as inferior to Homo Sapiens. More recently, the pendulum swung the other way and they are generally seen as our relatives: not quite human, but similar enough, and still not equal. Now, thanks to an ongoing revolution in paleoanthropology in which he has played a key part, Ludovic Slimak shows us that they are something altogether different--and they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2024

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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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Dennis, David J.

Summary: "A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, speaks out for the first time, swapping recollections both harrowing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Williams, Dee

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Summary: "A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, DEE WIL

Rodriguez, Janel

Summary: "Series continuation, biographies of women in history"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 ROD

Summary: Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Long, Michael G.

Summary: "This powerful and triumphant picture book biography tells the story of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay civils rights leader, who, with the support of Dr. King and future congressman John Lewis, led 250,000 people to the doorstep of the U.S. government demanding change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2023

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

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "On August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million activists and demonstrators from every corner of the United States convened for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It was there that they raised their voices in unison to call for racial and economic justice for all Black Americans, to call out inequities, and ultimately to advance the Civil Rights Movement. Every movement has its unsung...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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

Reid, Joy-Ann Lomena

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Summary: Tracing the extraordinary lives and legacy of two civil rights icons, this gripping account of Medgar and Myrlie Evers is told through their relationship and the work that went into winning basic rights for black Americans, and the repercussions that still resonate today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 REI

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: "A picture book biography of Diane Nash, a Civil Rights Movement leader at the side of Martin Luther King and John Lewis. Born in the 1940s in Chicago, Diane went on to take command of the Nashville Movement, leading lunch counter sit-ins and peaceful marches. Diane decides to fight not with anger or violence, but with love. With her strong words of truth and actions, she works to stop...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2023

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

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: "In a beautiful prose telling, the story of a groundbreaking civil rights leader, John Lewis. John Lewis left a cotton farm in Alabama to join the fight for civil rights. He was only a teenager. He soon became a leader of a moment that changed a nation. Walking at the side of his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Lewis was led by his belief in peaceful action and voting rights. Today and always...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2024

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

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: 'Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth. This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKibben's argument that the survival of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 MCK

Carroll, John (John Michael)

Summary: "Most of the books available on carpentry are either dry textbooks, incomplete project-based books, or books of building/architectural details. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House takes a different, step-by-step approach, with full-color drawings of every step in the building process from laying a foundation through installing the finishing touch on a newel post. Combining the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 664 CAR

De Paola, Tomie.

Summary: Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1999

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

Earle, Shannon

Summary: "When an oil-covered penguin washes up in Brazil, Seu João saves its life. The man and penguin become friends, and the penguin won't return to the wild."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598.47 EAR

Lee, Laura Piper

Summary: "Hannah Tate can hardly believe her sleep-deprived eyes when she finds an engagement ring hidden in the closet. Killian, her super responsible, incredibly attractive boyfriend--and the father of her new baby, Bowie--is finally going to propose. But a romantic night out goes horribly wrong when Killian reveals he's dumping Hannah, not proposing. Furious and heartbroken, Hannah takes Bowie and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square and Co. 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

King, Coretta Scott

Summary: This picture book adaptation of her critically acclaimed adult memoir paints a vivid portrait of the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a singular 20th-century American civil and human rights activist who fought for justice against all odds, becoming an unforgettable champion of social change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 921 KIN

Wohlleben, Peter

Summary: "When you walk in the woods, do you use all five senses to explore your surroundings? For most of us, the answer is no--but when we do engage all our senses, a walk in the woods can go from pleasant to immersive and restorative. Forest Walking teaches you how to get the most out of your next adventure by becoming a forest detective, decoding nature's signs and awakening to the ancient past and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 582.16 WOH

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Sci Nat Wholleben

Kinsella, Sophie

Summary: Sasha has had it. She cannot bring herself to respond to another inane, "urgent" (but obviously not at all urgent) email or participate in the corporate employee joyfulness program. She hasn't seen her friends in months. Sex? Seems like a lot of effort. Even cooking dinner takes far too much planning. Sasha has hit a wall. Armed with good intentions to drink kale smoothies, try yoga, and find...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Gallagher, Siobhán

Summary: "Author and illustrator Siobhán Gallagher's humorous and heartfelt graphic memoir details her journey from being anxious and unhappy to learning to love herself as she is. "I'm proud of the person I've become because I fought to become her." At the age of 30, Siobhán Gallagher looks back on her teenage years struggling with anxiety and diet culture, desperate to become a beautiful, savvy, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2024

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Bridges, Ruby

Summary: Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. She established the Ruby Bridges Foundation to promote tolerance and to create change through education. She traveled across the US, listening to the inspiring voices of young children.Dear Ruby: Hear Our Hearts is a compilation of letters from concerned young students about today's issues, including...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books. an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2024

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE BRI

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRI

Hudson, Wade

Summary: "The memoir of Wade Hudson, a Black man and Civil Rights activist who came of age in the 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights Movement"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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

Moore, Johnny Ray

Summary: "Meet Martin Luther King Jr., the celebrated civil rights leader. With this simple book, little learners will discover who Martin was--how he excelled in school, became a minister, and worked to end segregation in America."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WorthyKids 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: JE MOO (BOARD)

Hubbard, Crystal

Summary: "Starting in the 1960s, John Lewis began his activism alongside civil rights legend and good friend Martin Luther King Jr. He participated in many now-historic events, including the 1963 March on Washington, the Freedom Rides, and the Selma to Montgomery marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. John continued his impactful career when he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1986. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2023

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

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