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Jones, Doug (G. Douglas)

Summary: "The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Senator Doug Jones' prosecution of the last living bombers. On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed. The blast killed four young girls and injured twenty-two others. The FBI suspected four particularly radical Ku Klux Klan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 JON

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Tubbs, Anna Malaika

Summary: "In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Clinton, Chelsea

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Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 BRA

Summary: A man travels the Mississippi on a steamboat, making money to hire a lawyer to clear his nephew's name; upholding the law in a small southern town, Judge Billy Priest also plays matchmaker for his nephew; a country doctor upsets his small town when he has an affair with a widow; a young man's efforts to become a hero are thwarted when he joins the Armed Forces but is posted in his home town;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JOH

Summary: The inspirational story follows soul queen Sharon Jones during the most courageous year of her life as she battles life-threatening illness and triumphantly returns to center stage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MIS

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Conant, Jennet.

Summary: A stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CON

Hogg, Lauren

Summary: Lauren Hogg, one of the survivors of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school in Parkland, Florida, dramatically tells her story in graphic novel form. The tragedy of yet another mass shooting has galvanized the young people of the country, and helped launch a movement that continues to gain momentum. Lauren Hogg lost her two best friends that horrible day, but despite her loss she,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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Summary: A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2001

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

Brown, James

Summary: "A reinvention of the recovery memoir that examines how he has made peace with the family whose ghosts haunted him so vociferously, about the teeming new addictions growing all around him, and about helping the next generation of addicts overcome their disease, all the while raising three sons and helping them set their course in life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROWN, JAMES BRO

Schachner, Judith Byron.

Summary: Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SCH

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2 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE SKI

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Summary: London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRI

Miles, Kathryn

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 MIL

Higgins, Trumbull.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1960

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 HIG

Macy, Sue.

Summary: Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Macy 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAC

Schachner, Judith Byron.

Summary: Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who'd rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Sch

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC SCH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SCH

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

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