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Jefferson, Thomas

Summary: HIST Thomas Jefferson, best known as the author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and as our third president, was an extraordinarily accomplished man with wide-ranging interests. From 1784 to 1789, he was America's envoy to France, during which time he also traveled widely on the European continent. From his extensive writings during these years, editors Wilson and Stanton (both with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 JEF

Fenster, J. M. (Julie M.)

Summary: "The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 FEN

Craughwell, Thomas J.

Summary: Describes how Thomas Jefferson brought his slave, James Hemings, to Paris to master French cooking in order to prepare delicious delicacies back in the United States, in a text that features twelve original recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS CRA

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Hargrove, Jim.

Summary: Traces the life of the tall red-headed Virginian, from his early education and involvement in the American Revolution to his activities as the nation's third president and last years at Monticello.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Jefferson 1986

Kalman, Maira.

Summary: "Sheds light on the fascinating life and interests of the Renaissance man who was our third president"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JEF

Rosenstock, Barbara

Summary: An account of how the third American president helped create the world's largest library, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., shares excerpts from primary source documents that include Jefferson's thoughts on books, reading, and learning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JEF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB JEFFERSON ROS

Scharff, Virginia.

Summary: Throughout his life, Thomas Jefferson constructed a seemingly impenetrable wall between his public legacy and his private life. Now Virginia Scharff breaks down the barrier between Jefferson's public and private histories to offer an intriguing new portrait of this complicated and influential figure, as seen through the lives of a remarkable group of women. Scharff brings together for the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS SCH

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Hitchens, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS HIT

Chew, Elizabeth V.

Summary: Depicts a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello, providing information about the gadgets and household items he reinterpreted and invented.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.4 JEF

Old, Wendie C.

Summary: Explores the life of the third president, from his childhood in Virginia, through his writing of the Declaration of Independence, to his years in office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB JEFFERSON OLD

Dray, Stephanie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: As Thomas Jefferson's oldest daughter, Patsy becomes his helpmate, protector, and constant companion in the wake of her mother's death. She travels with him when he becomes American minister to France. It is in Paris that Patsy learns about her father's liaison with Sally Hemings, a slave girl her own age. Meanwhile, Patsy has fallen in love with her father's protégé William Short, a staunch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dray 2016

Gordon-Reed, Annette.

Summary: Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded as the most articulate voice of American freedom, even as he held people in bondage, Jefferson is variably described by current-day observers as a hypocrite, an atheist, and a simple-minded proponent of limited government. The authors team up to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS GOR

Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 KIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 Kilmeade 2015

Spellberg, D. A. (Denise A.)

Contents: Introduction : Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an : imagining the Muslim as citizen at the founding of the United States -- The European Christian origins of negative, incorrect, curious, but sometimes accurate American ideas about Islam and Muslims, 1529-1797 --Positive European Christian precedents for the toleration of Muslims, and their presence in colonial America, 1554-1706 -- What Jefferson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 SPE

Jefferson, Thomas

Contents: Public papers -- Addresses, messages, and replies -- Miscellany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 JEF

Jefferson, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation by the University Press of Virginia 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 JEF

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Jefferson 2008

Summary: Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THO

Wills, Garry

Summary: "In "Negro President" historian Garry Wills explores a pivotal moment in American history through the lens of Thomas Jefferson and the now largely forgotten Timothy Pickering, and "prods readers to appreciate essential aspects of our distressed but well-intentioned representative democracy" (Chicago Tribune).".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326.0973 WIL

Gunning, Sally

Summary: Through marriage, motherhood, politics, scandal, and her family's increasing impoverishment, Martha Jefferson yearns to find her way back to the beauty and happiness she experienced as a young girl on her father's estate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GUN

Nash, Gary B.

Summary: Friends of Liberty tells the remarkable story of three men whose lives were braided together by issues of liberty and race that fueled revolutions across two continents. Thomas Jefferson wrote the founding documents of the United States. Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a hero of the American Revolution and later led a spectacular but failed uprising in Poland, his homeland. Agrippa Hull, a freeborn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 Nash