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Ingraham, Christopher

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The hilarious, charming, and candid story of Ingraham's decision to uproot his life and move his family to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, population 1,400--the community he made famous as "the worst place to live in America" in a story he wrote for the Washington Post.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Christopher Columbus on his journeys to the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.01 KAL

Wren, Christopher S. (Christopher Sale)

Summary: Walking tours through regions in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire are complemented by the author's description of ecological oddities, natural element challenges, and his rite of passage into retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 WRE

Hodges, Margaret

Summary: Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be the patron saint of travelers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 270.1 HOD

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Simple text, photographs, and illustrations introduce the history and traditions of Columbus Day in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL

Summary: A journey in the footsteps of the enigmatic young American named Chris McCandless, who vanished and ultimately perished in the Alaskan wilderness. New interviews and never before released letters probe the mystery behind the best-selling book and movie 'Into the Wild.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LUDWICK ROC

Gobbell, John J.

Summary: It is 1968, a time when global upheaval seemed the norm. The war in Southeast Asia rages along with prolonged civil unrest at home. Amongst all this, turncoat Navy Warrant Officer Johnie Walker begins an extended relationship with the Soviet Union by selling top-secret crypto key lists. This prompts the Soviets to order their friends, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), to seize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: StarboardSide Productions 2017

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Columbus, Christopher.

Summary: Follows the first voyage of discovery made by Christopher Columbus through excerpts from the journal he kept.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker and Co. 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 COL

Zadra, Dan.

Summary: A brief biography of the Italian weaver's son who never achieved his dream of finding a trade route to India, but in pursuing it opened the door to the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Education 1988

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 COL

Bassons, Christophe

Summary: Christophe Bassons is a former professional cyclist. His career was a successful one albeit never in the full glare of the media. That all changed when, in 1998, the Festina doping scandal broke and Bassons shot to fame as one of the handful of clean riders in the peloton - and as the only professional who dared to speak openly about the topic. Having been seen as a possible champion, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sport 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BASSONS, CHRISTOPHE BAS

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

D'Aulaire, Ingri

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A life of the Genoese weaver's son who sought to prove the world is round, telling how he studied map-making in Portugal, waited long years for financial and material support from Isabella of Spain, and finally made four voyages to the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1987

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Dalgliesh, Alice

Summary: Events in the life of Columbus, the Admiral, including his efforts to obtain ships and money to sail to the West, his first voyage, and his discovery of the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1955

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 921 DAL

Herr, Melody.

Summary: "Describes the exploration of North America in the times of explorers Christopher Columbus, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, and Sieur de La Salle. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from Columbus' voyage in 1492, Coronado's 1540 expedition, and Sieur de La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River in 1682"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

McCandless, Carine

Summary: In April 1992, a young man named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness, where he survived for more than 100 days before perishing in an abandoned bus. For over twenty years his story has captivated millions, and yet only one person knew the truth behind his remarkable journey-until now. Through a tumultuous childhood, the McCandless siblings clung to each other amidst a chaotic...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2014

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Boltanski, Christophe

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In Paris's exclusive Saint-Germain neighborhood is a mansion. In that mansion lives a family. Deep in that mansion. The Bolts are that family, and they have secrets. The Safe House tells their story. When the Nazis came, Étienne Boltanski divorced his wife and walked out the front door, never to be seen again during the war. So far as the outside world knew, the Jewish doctor had fled. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

Davis, Lynn

Summary: Discusses the life of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, an invention that changed the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Summary: A disillusioned young man and his drug dealing friend, under the code names "Falcon" and 'Snowman" commit a brazen act of espionage, by selling some of America's most sensitive secrets to the KGB.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FAL

Bolt, Rodney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.3 MARLOWE, CHRISTOPHER BOL

Case, Cassandra

Summary: Pooh and his friends sing nursery rhymes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1999

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE WAL

Levinson, Nancy Smiler.

Summary: A biography of the fifteenth-century Italian seaman and navigator who unknowingly discovered a new continent while looking for a western route to India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lodestar Books 1990

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McCandless, Carine

Summary: "The ... story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just ... Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller ... and Sean Penn's ... film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCANDLESS, CARINE MCC

Pelta, Kathy.

Summary: A biography of Christopher Columbus with emphasis on how historians have worked and are still working to find out the truth about his life and discoveries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner 1991

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB COL PEL