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Summary: A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2015

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

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

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

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ALI

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Discusses the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates legend who was one of the greatest hitters and fielders in baseball history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Most, Doug

Summary: Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 388.42 MOS

Clinton, Chelsea

1 hold on 1 copy

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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Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Gregory, Josh.

Summary: Bill Gates' innovations at Microsoft have made him one of the most influential and well-known figures in the history of personal computers. Along with his wife, Melinda, he has also become one of the world's foremost philanthropists. Readers will read all about the lives of the Gateses, from their childhoods to their incredible success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB GATES GRE

Tanabe, Gen S.

Summary: This guide to financing higher education is the only resource students need to fund their pursuit of knowledge. Balancing detailed explanations with real-life examples and practical resources, the featured topics include finding and winning scholarships, requesting a reassessment from colleges for more financial aid, maximizing assistance from state and federal governments, taking advantage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Cahalan, Susannah.

Summary: The story of twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan and the life-saving discovery of the autoimmune disorder that nearly killed her -- and that could perhaps be the root of "demonic possessions" throughout history.2009. Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records chronicled a month long hospital stay of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 Cah

Cahalan, Susannah.

Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and her medical records--chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all--showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Cahalan tells the astonishing true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CAHALAN, SUSANNAH CAH

Bates, Katharine Lee

Summary: Provides a history and words to four verses of the song, "America the Beautiful," as well as simple instructions for making a patriotic garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2003

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Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

White, Mel

Summary: From New England to Alaska, this 544 page resource is filled with helpful advice, historical background, and practical facts on how to reach scores of park system properties, when to go, and what to do there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.3 WHI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 WHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.3 WHI

Sowell, Thomas

Summary: Describes how the granting of subprime mortgages and the packaging of these loans into investment vehicles sold around the world played a significant role in the current worldwide financial crisis, and analyzes new policies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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Mann, William J.

Summary: Hollywood chronicler William J. Mann draws on a rich host of sources, including recently released FBI files, to unpack the story of the enigmatic William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, and the diverse cast that surrounded him before he was murdered in 1922-- including three beautiful, ambitious actresses, the ruthless founder of Paramount...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MAN

Summary: Describes the devastating accident and case of mistaken identity that left one family grieving for the young woman they thought was their daughter while the wrong family cared for the lone survivor, and describes the healing journey of survivor Whitney Cerak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 617.4 MIS

Summary: Five lives were lost in a tragic accident involving a Taylor University van, and one young woman, severely injured and comatose, was rushed to the hospital. Families, faculty, students, and communities grieved their losses and joined in prayer and hope as the one young woman, Laura Van Ryn, fought for her life in a hospital bed. The national news spread the story, and people everywhere shared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.4 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 Mistaken

Kraig, Bruce.

Contents: Inside the dog: lore and history -- Democratic food and popular culture -- Hot dog people: entrepreneurs, experts, and fans -- Hot dog emporia: signs and meanings -- Doggie styles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AltaMira Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.66 KRA

Taylor, Nikki Marie

Summary: The story of Margaret Garner—the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery—has inspired Toni Morrison’s Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera. Garner’s story has defied solid historical treatment and Nikki M. Taylor’s fierce, poetic history of Garner brilliantly captures...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 TAY

Broughton, Chad.

Summary: "In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a century. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, had good insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 BRO

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC