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Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: "This book explores the people, places, and history of the Maryland Colony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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Clements, S. Eugene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Family Line Publications 1987

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3752 Cleme

Langley, Sharon

Summary: "When Sharon Langley was born, amusement parks were segregated, and African American families were not allowed in. This picture book tells how a community came together--both black and white--to make a change. In the summer of 1963, because of demonstrations and public protests the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Maryland became desegregated and opened to all for the first time. Sharon and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAN

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Chronicles a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Summary: An in-depth look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters and focusing on the making of Pink flamingos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Video 2000

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

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Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Simon, David

Summary: At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of West Baltimore. But when they themselves stumble and then succumb to the corner's temptations, DeAndre's future hangs in the balance. Smart and streetwise, he is both drawn to and wary of the drug trade that flourishes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 SIM

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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

Summary: Cemetery inscroptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society 1982

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 GUR

Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 FEN

Gurney, John Thomas.

Summary: Cemetery inscriptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society 1975

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 GUR

Peden, Henry C.

Summary: This new edition is a comprehensive research guide to all of Maryland’s family history resources, including libraries, archives, historical and genealogical societies. An updated bibliography includes hundreds of the most valuable genealogical book titles as well as available e-mail addresses, web sites, and fax numbers for all the state’s research centers and societies. The Guide is organized...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maryland Historical Society 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 PED

Summary: The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOORE MOR

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Watkins, D. (Dwight)

Summary: From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, with searing conviction and full compassion, D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up and The Beast Side lays bare the voices of the most vulnerable and allows their raw, intimate stories to uncover the systematic injustice threaded within our society. Honest and eye-opening, We Speak for Ourselves makes us listen,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 WAT

Summary: The first black chief of a small racially divided town lowered crime with community style policing, but then they made him a criminal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FRI

Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "A memoir from Ta-Nehisi Coates, in which he details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 COA

Peden, Henry C.

Summary: This book is the winner of the 1993 Norris Harris Award. It was compiled for the purpose of serving as a "one volume research tool" for identifying the patriots, soldiers, seamen, and civil officers from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who served in the Am

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Bend Books 2000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 PED

Skordas, Gust

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1968

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3752 Skord

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3757 EAR

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