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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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.9 Gioia

Summary: First permanent European settlement in the United States was founded two generations before the Pilgrims arrived in 1565. America's Untold Story uncovers the story of America's past that never made it into textbooks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

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

Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian s courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history s most thrilling survival epics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

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3 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

Morris, Heather

Summary: "In the midst of World War II, an English musician, Norah Chambers, places her eight-year-old daughter, Sally, on a ship leaving Singapore, desperate to keep her safe from the Japanese army as they move down through the Pacific. Norah remains to care for her husband and elderly parents, knowing she may never see her child again. Sister Nesta James, a Welsh-Australian nurse, has enlisted to tend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Morris

Taylor, Eva

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 Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZUUR, SABINE TAY

London, Martha

Summary: "At the border of Nepal and Tibet, climbers try to reach the highest point above sea level. Mount Everest looks at when and how this mountain formed and what the future looks like for the popular climbing peak."--Amazon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Core, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J910.202 LON

Walker, Cameron

Summary: "Divided into eight chapters covering the breadth of the US, pictographic maps locate each of the monuments explored, while double-page, poster-worthy scenes convey the beauty of the areas featured. Monuments covered include Statue of Liberty, Stonewall, Katahdin, the National Mall, Forts of the East, Jewel Cave, Pipestone, Pullman, Grand-Staircase Escalante, Chiricahua National Monument,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2023

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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" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2022

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

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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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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

Biskup, Agnieszka

Summary: "Soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, they also attacked U.S. military installations in the Philippines. For the army and navy nurses stationed there, what had been a peaceful outpost quickly turned into a raging war zone. When the U.S. and Philippine forces retreated to the Bataan Peninsula and the fortress island of Corregidor, the nurses followed them to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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

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

London, Martha

Summary: A massive canyon in Arizona glows red at sunset. Grand Canyon looks at when and how this canyon formed and what the future looks like for the popular landform. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Core, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J910.202 LON

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: 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

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

Waterman, Jonathan

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Summary: "This breathtaking book highlights the most glorious wilderness areas and nature preserves in North America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2023

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Kershaw, Alex

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members, and their capture by the Japanese followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 Kershaw 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5451 KER

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

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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