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Enss, Chris

Summary: Colorado Territory in 1864 wasn't merely the wild west, it was a land in limbo while the Civil War raged in the east and politics swirled around its potential admission to the union. The territorial governor, John Evans, had ambitions on the national stage should statehood occur--and he was joined in those ambitions by a local pastor and erstwhile Colonel in the Colorado militia, John...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TwoDot 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ENS

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

Gioia, Robyn.

Contents: The world in 1565 -- Uncharted lands -- Spain in the 1560s -- Florida in the 1560s -- The Timucua, St. Augustine's Native Americans -- The founding of St. Augustine, 1565 -- Day of thanksgiving -- The site today -- Cocido (Spanish stew).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pineapple Press 2006

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Summary: "Yellowstone is no ordinary wilderness, it is the world's first national park, a lost world of vast plains and endless forests defended on all sides by towering mountains, home to America's last great bison herds, the grizzly bear and realm of the wolf ... Join the charismatic cast of Yellowstone's wildlife as they turn to face the extreme challenges of the seasons ... The daily struggles of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD YEL

Taylor, Eva

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Summary: Drawing on an astonishing archive of letters, which revealed life during wartime, a true story follows a beautiful, young Dutch resistance fighter and underground war hero who spent two years in three concentration camps during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZUUR, SABINE TAY

London, Martha

Summary: "There are many incredible natural wonders to see, from mountains to canyons, oceans, and forests. Natural Wonder Bucket List examines some of the most amazing natural features of our planet" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.2 LON

Summary: Triplets Angel, Cšar and Marcos, age 11, all want the same - a role in a major ballet production at Havana's celebrated Grand Theatre. Who will be chosen? Their teachers at Cuba's world -renowned National Ballet School say all three have the same emerging talent and there's every chance they will develop as great dancers. Hardly anyone can tell them apart. Their training is rigorous and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

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Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

Waxman, Laura Hamilton

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of Juan Ponce de Léon, tracing his travels in the Carribbean and his discoveries of Florida and Puerto Rico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 910.92 WAX

Summary: Investigates the death of Michelle O'Connell, found dead in 2010 by her boyfriend, Jeremy Banks, a St. Augustine, Florida deputy sheriff on the night that she broke up with him. Follows an investigation into the cause of death, originally ruled a suicide.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

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

Carvajal, Doreen.

Summary: Traces the author's research into her family story after discovering that her ancestors were forced to renounce their Jewish faith in Inquisition-era Spain, describing her visit to the centuries-old Andalusian down of Arcos de la Frontera, where modern locals remain haunted by memories of past tragedies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARVAJAL, DOREEN CAR

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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

Summary: Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: From the Publisher: Women lighthouse keepers, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless travelers all wrote of their lives on the Great Lakes, both publicly and in quiet testimonies such as letters, logbooks, and diaries. Their narratives, which span the centuries from 1789 to the present, are now collected in this anthology. Compiled in response to historical accounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper Press 2000

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1 available in Local Author, Call number: 977 WOM
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 WOM

Keeler, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Native young people and elders pray in sweat lodges at the Océti Sakówin camp, the North Dakota landscape outside blanketed in snow. In Oregon, white men and women in army surplus and western gear, some draped in the American flag, gather in the buildings of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The world witnessed two standoffs in 2016: the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against an oil pipeline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Torrey House Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 KEE

Cleland, Charles E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2001

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 CLE

Weintraub, Robert

Summary: Describes the bond that developed between an RAF technician and a fiercely loyal purebred pointer named Judy, a pair who met in an internment camp during World War II where they became a symbol of hope to the other prisoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Tingle, Tim

Summary: Ten-year-old ghost Isaac is following his Choctaw people as they relocate to Indian Territory, but when he discovers that he can time travel, he heads back to 1824 to Washington DC where Choctaw Chief Pushmataha was betrayed by Andrew Jackson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The RoadRunner Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TIN

Roberts, David

Summary: "A personal and historical exploration of the Bears Ears country and the fight to save a national monument. The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by President Trump in 2017, contains morearchaeological sites than any other region in the United States. It's also a spectacularly beautiful landscape, a mosaic of sandstone canyons...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.2 ROB

Fox, Margalit

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Summary: "Imprisoned in a remote Turkish prison camp during World War I, having survived a two-month forced march and a terrifying shootout in the desert, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, join forces to bamboozle their iron-fisted captors. To stave off despair and boredom, Jones takes a handmade Ouija board and fakes elaborate séances for his fellow prisoners. Word gets around camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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