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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel 500 years back in time to Florence, Italy, and spend a day helping Leonardo da Vinci in the hope of learning another secret of happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Essex, Karen.

Summary: Born into wealth amid the political and artistic foment of the Italian Renaissance, worldly and ambitious Isabella and naive Beatrice Este, sisters and rivals, compete for the attentions of Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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Gortner, C. W

Summary: "Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias became Italy's most ruthless and powerful family, electrifying and terrorizing their 15th-century Renaissance world. To this day, Lucrezia Borgia is known as one of history's most notorious villainesses, accused of incest and luring men to doom with her arsenal of poison. International bestselling author C.W. Gortner's new novel delves beyond the myth to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gortner 2016

Stuckart, Diane A. S.

Summary: After the deaths of two female servants, Leonardo da Vinci asks his apprentice, Dino, to go undercover disguised as a woman in the service of the Duke's ward. The task should prove easy since "Dino" is in reality Delfina, a young woman masquerading as a boy to serve as Leonardo's apprentice. But complications in the case soon have the young apprentice torn between her loyalty to Leonardo and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

McGowan, Kathleen.

Summary: Maureen Pascal uncovers a scandal in Renaissance Italy and must face a descendant of the mad monk Savonarola and a 500-year-old vendetta that threatens Maureen's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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McGowan, Kathleen

Summary: Maureen Pascal uncovers a scandal in Renaissance Italy and must face a descendant of the mad monk Savonarola and a 500-year-old vendetta that threatens Maureen's life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2010

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

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: "By the end of the fifteenth century, the beauty and creativity of Italy are matched by its brutality and corruption, nowhere more than in Rome and inside the Church. When Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia buys his way into the papacy as Alexander VI, he is defined not just by his wealth or his passionate love for his illegitimate children but by his blood: he is a Spanish Pope in a city of Italians. If...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Puzo, Mario

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PUZ

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: Renowned for her bright and disciplined way with Renaissance Italy, New York Times best-selling novelist Dunant again visits the Borgias, to whom she recently paid court in Blood and Beauty. As Cesare ruthlessly seeks to unite all of Italy's city-states under Borgia control, Florence counters by sending one Niccolo Machiavelli to Rome as envoy and Lucrezia learns the family business of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2017

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

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

Dunant, Sarah

Summary: Renowned for her bright and disciplined way with Renaissance Italy, New York Times best-selling novelist Dunant again visits the Borgias, to whom she recently paid court in Blood and Beauty. As Cesare ruthlessly seeks to unite all of Italy's city-states under Borgia control, Florence counters by sending one Niccolo Machiavelli to Rome as envoy and Lucrezia learns the family business of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DUN

Puzo, Mario

Summary: A novel set in a fifteenth-century Italy populated by corrupt popes and despotic families introduces the first of the mafia families--Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, and his children Jofre, Juan, Lucrezia, and Cesare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Puzzo 2001

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel 500 years back in time to Florence, Italy, and spend a day helping Leonardo da Vinci in the hope of learning another secret of happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OBS

Fern, Tracey E.

Summary: In fifteenth-century Florence, Italy, a contest is held to design a magnificent dome for the town's cathedral, but when Pippo the Fool claims he will win the contest, everyone laughs at him. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FER

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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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

Strathern, Paul

Summary: "By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo de' Medici (Lorenzo the Magnificent) they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 STR

Summary: In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Originals 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DA

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRE

Strathern, Paul

Summary: A meticulous account of Renaissance Italy during the turbulent decade around 1500, with emphasis on several important players: Alexander Borgia (also known as Pope Alexander VI) and his son Cesare, Machiavelli the philosopher-diplomat and author of The Prince, and Leonardo da Vinci--inventor, artist, and military engineer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.06 STR

Simeti, Mary Taylor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.804 SIM

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2009

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Winter 1461--Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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