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Streissguth, Thomas

Summary: A brief biography of the man who fought against slavery in the Kansas Territory and who led a revolt at Harper's Ferry in 1859.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BROWN STR

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, JOHN DUB

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka

January, Brendan

Summary: Recounts the story of John Brown's failed rebellion in Harpers Ferry in 1859, intended to start a massive slave uprising in the South and the establishment of a state in the Allegheny Mountains for freed slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 JAN

Horwitz, Tony

Summary: In this book the author tells the tale of the daring insurrection that put America on the path to bloody war. Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. But few Americans know the true story of the men and women who launched a desperate strike at the slaveholding South. Now, this work portrays Brown's uprising revealing a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 BROWN, JOHN HOR

Horwitz, Tony

Summary: Chronicles the 1859 raid by radical abolitionist John Brown on Harpers Ferry, revealing how his acts, deemed terrorism by the South, prompted a counterattack by Robert E. Lee and galvanized Northern supporters during Lincoln's election campaign.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BROWN, JOHN HOR

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: Considers the character and influence of the abolitionist, discussing the religious beliefs that prompted his use of terrorism to combat slavery while assessing his role in the Harper's Ferry raid that helped trigger the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 BRO

Reynolds, David S.

Summary: John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery, single-handedly changed the course of American history. This biography by critic and cultural biographer Reynolds brings to life the Puritan warrior who gripped slavery by the throat and triggered the Civil War. When does principled resistance become anarchic brutality? How can a murderer be viewed as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BROWN, JOHN REY

Lubet, Steven.

Summary: Describes the story of the man who was entrusted with all of the details of John Brown's plans to capture the Harper's Ferry armory in 1859 and how he was hunted down for a $1,000 bounty and tried as a spy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COOK, JOHN E LUB

Glaser, Jason.

Summary: "In graphic novel format, tells the story of John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC GLA

Contents: Santa Claus is comin' to town (Bruce Springsteen) -- Silent night (Mariah Carey) -- New Year's Day (U2) -- Please come home for Christmas (the Eagles) -- Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! (Wynton Marsalis) -- Teddi's song (When Christmas comes) (John Mellencamp) -- Merry Christmas, baby (James Brown) -- Step into Christmas (Elton John) -- Bells of St. Mary's (Aaron Neville) -- I'll be home...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1995

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Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: Arthur is receiving Valentine cards from a secret admirer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Kid 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: KIT J HOLIDAY ART

Sinclair, John.

Contents: When will the blues leave -- Thank you pretty baby -- My buddy -- Ain't nobody's bizness -- Fattening frogs for snakes -- Down in Mississippi -- Some of these days -- Mother earth -- 'Scuze me while I kiss the sky -- Friday was 13th -- Rhythm-a-ning -- Spiritual -- Consequences / Blues to you -- I talk to the spirits -- Spiritual

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: SpyBoy Records 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK SIN

Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: Their friends must decide which party to attend when Muffy schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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Contents: Disc one, December 23, 1938 concert. Swingin' the blues / Count Basie, Eddie Durham, (Count Basie and his Orchestra) (3:34) -- One o'clock jump / Count Basie, (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (1:11) -- Introduction / John Hammond (0:38) -- Blues with Lips / Count Basie, (Oran "Hot Lips" Page, with Count Basie Orchestra) (3:11) -- I never knew / Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn, (Kansas City Five) (3:11) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ FRO

Summary: Queen Victoria ... was the world's most powerful woman. Rugged Scotsman John Brown ... was a lowly servant who looked after her horses. Yet when circumstances brought them together the result was a passionate friendship that scandalized a nation!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Mrs. Brown

Brown, John Russell, ed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.09 Brown

Brown, John Mason

Contents: Imprisoned in a wagon -- How not to fight Indians -- More elbowroom -- History comes knocking -- The secret door -- The sting of wasps -- Alone in Kentucky -- The fire is lighted -- War on the frontier -- The Transylvania dream -- The storm breaks -- An eventful Sunday -- Captured by the Shawnees -- Chief Blackfish's "son" -- A summer of suspense -- Days of terror -- White man's cruelty -- Red...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 BOO

Brown, John Gregory

Summary: Fleeing New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Henry Garrett is haunted by the ruins of his marriage, a squandered inheritance, and the teaching job he inexplicably quit. He pulls into a small Virginia town after three days on the road, hoping to silence the ceaseless clamor in his head. But this quest for peace and quiet as the only guest at a roadside motel is destroyed when Henry finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Hutton, John (John S.).

Summary: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents begin reading with their babies as soon as possible after birth, when their brain is growing fast. Book sharing is a perfect way to build emotional connection, early language skills, and a healthy routine of reading. Developed by a pediatrician, the evidence-based SHARE STEP method shows how to get the most out of every wonderful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Manatee Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HUT

Brown, Ivor John Carnegie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coward-McCann 1969

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 BRO

McQueen, John Troy.

Summary: A little boy explains away the noise of the night by telling himself a story about a world full of friendly monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1986

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction McQueen 1986

John Hartford Stringband

Contents: Three forks of Sandy -- M.I.S.I.P. -- Love grown cold -- Madison Tennessee -- Delta queen waltz -- For John -- Homer the roamer -- Bring your clothes back home -- Half past four -- Lorena -- You don't notice me ignoring you -- The girl I left behind me -- She's gone (and Bob's gone with her) -- Royal box waltz -- Fade out.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Records 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY JOH

Summary: Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AMI