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Martin, Courtney E.

Summary: "From the time Courtney E. Martin strapped her daughter, Maya, to her chest for long walks, she was curious about Emerson Elementary, a public school down the street from her Oakland home. She learned that White families in their gentrifying neighborhood largely avoided the majority-Black, poorly-rated school. As she began asking why, a journey of a thousand moral miles began. Learning in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 379.2 MAR

Summary: Collects particular moments in the authors' lives when they realized they were feminists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42092 CLI

Summary: Major Sinclair Yeates is a retired English army officer who becomes a Resident Magistrate in pre-independence West Ireland. Living in a ramshackle country house surrounded by the community's eccentric inhabitants, Major Yeates struggles to apply judicial logic in a country where the inevitable never happens, but the improbable frequently does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IRI

Smith, Courtney E.

Summary: Smith explores what music can tell women about themselves-- and the men in their lives. From romantic soundtracks to the evolution of girl bands, she shares stories from her own life that shed light on the phenomenon of guilty pleasures and the incredible power of an "our song."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 SMI

Raffel, Dawn

Summary: "The extraordinary tale of how a mysterious immigrant "doctor" became the revolutionary innovator of saving premature babies-by placing them in incubators in World's Fair side shows and on Coney Island and Atlantic City. What kind of doctor puts his patients on display? As Dawn Raffel artfully recounts, Dr. Couney figured out he could use incubators and careful nursing to keep previously doomed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COUNEY, MARTIN RAF

Brown, Tami Lewis

Summary: "The nonfiction story of a team of women innovators, Jean Jennings Bartik, Kay McNulty Mauchly, and Betty Snyder Holberton, who programmed early computer ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BRO

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Can modern psychology move beyond a focus on disease? How can it help us better understand what we are to become? Martin Seligman is the founder of positive psychology, a field of study that examines healthy states - such as happiness, optimism, and strength of character. In this TEDTalk, he characterizes psychology both as a field of study and as an approach to the human experience, in which a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: "A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Doyle, Brian

Summary: "Dave is fourteen years old, living with his family in a cabin on Oregon's Mount Hood (or as Dave prefers to call it, like the Native Americans once did, Wy'east). He is entering high school, adulthood on the horizon not far off in distance, and contemplating a future away from his mother, father, and his precocious younger sister. And Dave is not the only one approaching adulthood and its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOY

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Doyle 2015

Summary: Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WOM

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WOM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOM RATED PG-13

Kirkpatrick, Katherine.

Summary: Profiles the life of the woman who, as a child, often accompanied her famous explorer father, Robert Peary, on many of his expeditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Peary

Sledge, E.B

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A former member of the First Marine Division gives a front line description of two World War II Pacific campaigns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 SLE

Summary: "An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns home and enlists his father, a recovering alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. Tommy's estranged brother Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to provide for his family as a public school teacher, also enters the competition. Set on a collision...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE WAR

Freeman, Anna Harber

Summary: "The most renowned Native American Indian potter of her time, Maria Poveka Martinez learned pottery as a child under the guiding hands of her Ko-ōo, her aunt. She grew up to discover a new firing technique that turned her pots black and shiny, and made them-and Maria-famous. This inspiring story of family and creativity illuminates how Maria's belief in sharing her love of clay brought success...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2021

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

Summary: "Defy the laws of gravity in the wildest Mario kart game yet. New boomerang, piranha plant, super horn ... optional motion-steering, share highlight reels, 12-player online racing"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME WiiU MAR

Summary: Based on a true story. In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez became known as the notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". They would swindle and then viciously murder war widows who would answer their personal ads. Ray would describe himself as a sexy Latin Lover. Martha was Ray's initial mark. But when they met, it was love at first sight. With Martha posing as Ray's sister, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LON

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Jump into the driver's seat with more tracks, modes, and features than ever before! New faces to race with! Duke it out in a new-and-improved battle mode"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Marton, Kati.

Summary: Renowned author Kati Marton tells how her journalist parents survived the Nazis in Budapest and were imprisoned by the Soviets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTON, KATI MAR

Proser, Jim

Summary: "When General James Mattis took command of the First Division in 2000, he took for their motto a paraphrase of Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla: "No better friend, no worse enemy." In 2003, General James N. Mattis shared a "Message to All Hands," to his soldiers. He shared with them the importance of the mission, the goal to act with honor, and ended with the motto he brought to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATTIS, JAMES PRO

Bateson, John

Summary: "In the vein of Dr. Judy Melinek's Working Stiff, an account of the hair-raising and heartbreaking cases handled by the coroner of Marin County, California throughout his four decades on the job--from high-profile deaths to serial killers, to Golden Gate Bridge suicides. Marin County, California is a study in contradictions. Its natural beauty attracts thousands of visitors every year, yet the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BATESON, JOHN BAT

Summary: A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOU

Nelson, Robin

Summary: An introduction to the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the day celebrated in his honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.261 NEL

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1 available in Juvenile Paperback, Call number: JE NEL BASKET

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