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Barron, Stephanie

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "The Paris Wife meets PBS's Victoria in this enthralling novel of the life and loves of one of history's most remarkable women: Winston Churchill's scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome. Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely independent New Yorker Jennie Jerome took Victorian England by storm when she landed on its shores. As Lady Randolph Churchill, she gave birth to a man who defined the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Kehoe, Elisabeth.

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian society, a portrait of the three Jerome sisters--American heiresses who married into the heights of British society--spans three generations, from their parents through their children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEH

Sebba, Anne.

Contents: Just plain Jennie -- I love her better than life itself -- I have placed all my hopes of future happiness in this world on you -- Jennie is quite satisfied with Randolph just now -- I quite forget what it is like to be with people who love me -- rather a relief to get Winston off my hands -- Lord Randolph Churchill will probably always retain a great power of mischief -- All that you are to me...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHURCHILL, JENNIE Seb

Sebba, Anne.

Summary: Sebba reveals it took an American beauty just three days to land Lord Randolph Churchill. Eight months after the marriage, Lady Jennie bore their son Winston. Using her charms to advance her husband and son, Jennie discreetly seduces 200 or more paramours--including the Prince of Wales.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CHURCHILL, JENNIE SEB

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

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Svenson, Sally E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dog Ear Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SVE

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

Phelan, Matt.

Summary: Challenged with circling the world at the end of the nineteenth century, three very different adventurers--avid bicyclist Thomas Stevens, fearless reporter Nellie Bly, and retired sea captain Joshua Slocum--embark on epic journeys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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5 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Cousins Patrick and Beth travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination Station, to thirteenth-century China, where they meet Marco Polo and Kublai Khan and are mistaken for Christian shamans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2011

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Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel, site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, she meets Winston Churchill, T. E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Russell 2008

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.891 THO

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.891 Thomas 2010

Chadwick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Fictionalizes the life of William Marshal, who is appointed tutor to Prince Henry, heir to the throne, after he rescues the queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, but William quickly learns of the dangers that are attached to his reward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, Agnes has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Peace Conference convenes, there historic luminaries invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. As Agnes observes the tumultuous inner workings of nation-building, she is drawn more and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel, site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, she meets Winston Churchill, T. E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUS

Russell, Mary Doria

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC RUS

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: On the eve of her marriage to a stranger, sixteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey is swept in a conspiracy to usurp the throne from her cousin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAN

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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3 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: After gentle Henry VI takes the throne and is promised a royal bride from France, the rival royal line, the House of York, begins their quest to oust him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

Bradford, Emma.

Summary: Having traveled in her time machine to the court of Kublai Khan, Kat comes to the aid of a Mongolian princess who is facing a fearful future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Just Pretend 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FICTION Series Bradford 1998