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O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

Aliki.

Summary: Tells the story of the well-known playwright, William Shakespeare, and of the famous Globe Theatre in which many of his works were performed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.09 ALI

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Rubinate, Amy

Summary: In September 1666 Kate and her little sister Lizzie accompany their grandfather to London to sell their apple crop only to be caught up in the Great Fire of London--and when their grandfather is forced to be part of a fire brigade it is Kate who must keep her sister, their horse and cart safe from both thieves and flames.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RUB (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

Shapiro, James S.

Summary: An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year--1599--that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. How was Shakespeare transformed from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he sees, and whom he works with as he invests in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM SHA

Springer, Nancy

Summary: When professional typist Letitia Glover is desperate to learn more about the fate of her twin sister Flossie, Enola enlists the help of her brother Sherlock and her friend Tewky to investigate Flossie's husband, the sudden death of his first wife, and the mysterious appearance of a black barouche.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SPR

Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B
Call number: DVD Ba

Blackwood, Gary L.

Summary: The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquiresa new identity, and finds a new purpose in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2005

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

Summary: "An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Walliams, David

Summary: "1940. BRITAIN IS AT WAR WITH NAZI GERMANY. Eleven-year-old Eric practically lives at the London Zoo. And there's one animal in particular he loves to spend time with: Gertrude the gorilla. But with German bombs raining over London, Eric realizes Gertrude is in terrible danger, and together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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

Blasco, Serena

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes wakes on her birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared from the family's country manor, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that even impresses the elder Holmes. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Series, Call number: JT Series Blasco

Summary: The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ALL

Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MR.

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR. NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2016

Summary: To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY THI

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Toboso, Yana

Summary: Earl Phantomhive and his butler, Sebastian, are called to action by Queen Victoria after a number of her citizens become the victims of some bizarre attacks, but the clues lead them straight to a Indian prince, who appears to have a remarkable butler of his own, and a new rivalry begins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen 2011

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Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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

Schellman, Katharine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "London 1815. Though newly-widowed Lily Adler is returning to a society that frowns on independent women, she is determined to create a meaningful life for herself even without a husband. She's no stranger to the glittering world of London's upper crust. At a ball thrown by her oldest friend, Lady Walter, she expects the scandal, gossip, and secrets. What she doesn't expect is the dead body in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2020

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Clare, Alys

Summary: "London, 1881. Lily Raynor, owner of the World's End Investigation Bureau, is growing increasingly worried. Work is drying up, finances are tight and she cannot find enough for her sole employee, Felix Wilbraham, to do. So when schoolteacher Georgiana Long arrives, with a worrying tale of runaway pupils, it seems like the answer to her prayers. The case is an interesting one, and what could be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Carrell, Jennifer Lee.

Summary: Shakespeare scholar Kate Stanley is given a mysterious box that holds the first piece in a Shakespeare puzzle; however, before she sets out on the trail of a 400-year-old mystery, the Globe Theater burns and a body is found, murdered in the manner of Hamlet's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Connally, Celeste

Summary: "London, 1815. Lady Petra Forsyth, daughter of the Earl of Holbrook, has made a shocking proclamation. After losing her beloved fiancé in an accident three years earlier, she announces in front of London's loosest lips that she will never marry. A woman of independent means--and rather independent ways--Petra sees no reason to cede her wealth and freedom to any man now that the love of her life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

Gregory, Susanna

Summary: London, 1664. The infamous church-smasher Dick Culmer is killed among the tottering, ramshackle buildings of London Bridge and Chaloner's investigations into the death link Culmer to a group of puritan conspirators. Further west, in the opulence of Somerset House and in the Palace of White Hall, Chaloner gradually realizes that the ring-leaders of a rebellion are planning an explosive climax to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Hopkinson, Deborah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy. He never imagined traipsing around war-torn London, solving ciphers, practicing surveillance, and searching for a traitor to the Allied forces. He certainly never expected that a strong-willed American girl named Eleanor would play Watson to his Holmes (or Holmes to his Watson, depending on who you ask). But when a young woman goes missing, leaving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HOP

Heyer, Georgette

Summary: When the incorrigible Lady Fancot persuades her son to impersonate his twin (just for one night, she promises) the masquerade sets off a tangled sequence of events that engage Kit's heart far more deeply than he'd ever anticipated with his brother's fiancee--who might know much more about what's going on than she cares to reveal ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2008

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