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Thom, James Alexander.

Summary: Fictional account of Mary Draper Ingles' life on the frontier plains living with the Native Americans and the challenges she faced daily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishers 1981

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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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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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Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Calvi, Mary

Summary: "Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted." --George Washington Unrequited love might have sparked a flame that ignited a cause that became the American Revolution. Never before has this story about George Washington been told. Crafted from hundreds of letters, witness accounts, and journal entries, Dear George, Dear Mary explores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Cullen, Lynn

Summary: "In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V. Lyon, and his business manager, Ralph Ashcroft. One month later, he fired both. He proceeded to write a ferocious 429-page rant about the pair, calling Isabel "a liar, a forger, a thief, a hypocrite, a drunkard, a sneak, a humbug, a traitor, a conspirator, a filthy-minded and salacious slut pining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUL

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA

Donoghue, Emma

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Gregory, Philippa.

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Summary: A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister, Elizabeth, must find her true destiny amid treason, poisonous rivalries, loss of faith, and unrequited love. It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "Sight," the ability to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2004

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

Bayard, Louis

Summary: "A miracle; an exquisite story exquisitely told . . . If you love Jane Austen, or Hamilton , or fiction--of any era--that transports and transforms in equal measure, look no further." --A.J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window From the prizewinning author of Mr. Timothy and The Pale Blue Eye comes Courting Mr. Lincoln , the page-turning and surprising story of a young Abraham...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BAY

Garwood, Haley Elizabeth.

Summary: This is a tale of a warrior, Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England and granddaughter of William the Conqueeror.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writers Block 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FAN GARWO

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Chadwick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Fictionalizes the life of William Marshal, who is appointed tutor to Prince Henry, heir to the throne, after he rescues the queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, but William quickly learns of the dangers that are attached to his reward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: Gives voice, as a teenager returned to the Christian family in England, to the half-Tahitian daughter of the British ship Bounty's second-in-command and mutineer, Fletcher Christian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2004

Crawford, Alan Pell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.4 Crawf

Henry, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mackinac Island State Park Commission 1971

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4923 HEN

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Hooper, Elise

Summary: A tale inspired by the life of Louisa May Alcott's youngest sister finds young May longing to study art outside of the confines of her Concord home before turning down a marriage proposal and pursuing an identity in contrast to the spoiled and worldly character of Amy in her sister's famed novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P HOO

Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: "America is now a free country. Rush Revere, his horse, Liberty, and the time-traveling crew ride back again to witness to the early American presidents George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson in action!"--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LIM

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LIM

Weir, Alison

Summary: "In this compelling novel of Tudor drama and suspense, acclaimed author Alison Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley. Only twenty-five and newly crowned, Elizabeth vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors continually press her to form an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2010

Weir, Alison

Summary: Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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