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Nahson, Claudia J.

Summary: In 1962, Ezra Jack Keats's picture book The Snowy Day introduced readers to young Peter, the first African American protagonist in a full-color children's book, who traipsed alone through the snowy, wondrous sidewalks of New York City. The book was a runaway success, capturing the Caldecott Medal and selling more than two million copies. In The Snowy Day and subsequent books, Keats's awareness...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Museum, under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.6 NAH

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worried that Ezra's dream of being an artist was an unrealistic one. But Ezra was determined. By high...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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Engel, Dean

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Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Moon Press 1995

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

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Dr. Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth century music through the examples of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Franz Liszt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 CON
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Tatar, Maria

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.21 TAT

Goldstein, Bill

Summary: "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Summary: Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Penn and Teller debunk a number of dubious enterprises, including PETA, the war on drugs, the myth of monogamy, twelve-step programs, the FCC's crusade against profanity, the New Age movement, the anti-aging industry, recycling, Biblical claims, the exercise industry, and hypnosis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: "In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Birth of a Movement features commentary from Spike Lee, Reginald...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Maher, Paul

Summary: A Kerouac scholar traces the true adventures behind the twentieth century classic novel and discusses the real-life inspirations for the novel's memorable characters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 KER

King, Ross

Summary: Claude Monet is perhaps the world's most beloved artist, and among all his creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Seeing them in museums around the world, viewers are transported by the power of Monet's brush into a peaceful world of harmonious nature. Monet himself intended them to provide "an asylum of peaceful meditation." Yet, as Ross King...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONET, CLAUDE KIN

Kristiansen, Jon

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Summary: Twenty-five years of Norway's Slayer Mag on heavy metal music.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bazillion Points Books 2011

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Summary: Ousmane Semb̀ne was a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout who became the self-taught father of African cinema who fought enormous odds to return African stories to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEM

Nadler, Steven M.

Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 741.5 NAD

McMillian, John Campbell.

Summary: "Based on exhaustive research in primary sources, including overlooked teen magazines and underground newspapers, 'Beatles vs. Stones' tells a vital story of the 1960s through the lens of music's greatest rivalry. This is the definitive account of the friendship and rivalry between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones."--Back jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 MCM

Ahlquist, Dale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ignatius Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828.912 AHL

Bennett, Paula.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEN

Gray, Marcus.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 GRA

Roche, Hannah

Summary: "The Outside Thing argues for the significance of literary and affective romance in shaping the work of three major modern lesbian writers: Gertrude Stein, Radclyffe Hall, and Djuna Barnes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 ROC

Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813 STO

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA 813 Stone 2007

Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA 813 Stone 2007

Summary: Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is best known today as a painter, but his reputation was in fact established through his prints, which were central to his creative process. His printmaking was experimental and innovative, and he continually revisited the subjects of his paintings in striking prints, in which he evoked a wide range of emotion and mood through the use of varied techniques. Munch's early...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.81 EDV

Buckwalter, Stephanie.

Summary: "Explores death poetry, including famous American and European poets and their poems, as well as literary criticism, poetic technique, explication, and prompts for further study"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 BUC

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