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Maslin, Abby

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Summary: "Abby Maslin shares an inspiring story of resilience and commitment in a deeply affecting new memoir. After her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, the couple worked together as he recovered--and they learned to love again. When Abby Maslin's husband, TC, didn't make it home on August 18, 2012, she knew something was terribly wrong. Her fears were confirmed when she learned that her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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Smith, Gregory White.

Summary: "When Gregory White Smith and Steve Naifeh stumbled on Joye Cottage, it was love at first sight. They'd just finished their Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Jackson Pollack, and they were fed up with apartment life in New York City. What better way to escape than to sell everything and get a steal on a rundown, turn-of-the-century mansion built by robber baron William C. Whitney in that most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.775 SMI

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Mason, C. Nicole

Summary: "'Standing on the stage, I felt exposed and like an intruder. In these professional settings, my personal experiences with hunger, poverty, and episodic homelessness, often go undetected. I had worked hard to learn the rules and disguise my beginning in life...' So begins C. Nicole Mason's powerful memoir, a story of reconciliation, constrained choices and life on the other side of the tracks. ...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MASON, C. NICOLE MAS

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Mason, C. Nicole

Summary: "While showing us her own path out of poverty, Mason examines the conditions that make it nearly impossible to escape and exposes the presumption harbored by many--that the poor don't help themselves enough"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MASON, C. NICOLE MAS

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Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
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Kelley, Kitty

Summary: Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, describing the hardships and triumphs King encountered along his journey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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

Taylor-Butler, Christine

Summary: Through his inspiring leadership during the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century, Martin Luther King, Jr., made a remarkable impact on U.S. history. Today, his legacy is honored with a beautiful memorial in the center of Washington, D.C., the nations capital. Readers will learn about Kings life and accomplishments, how the memorial was planned and built, its integration with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.3 TAY

Saylor, Steven

Summary: "In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus--a born-and-raised Roman citizen--is living in Alexandria, making ends meet by plying his trade of solving puzzles and finding things out for pay. He whiles away his time with his slave Bethesda, waiting for the world to regain its sanity....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAY

Hansen, Drew D.

Summary: A riveting account of the origins and legacy of "I Have a Dream" Forty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. electrified the nation when he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. King's prophetic utterances started the long overdue process of changing America's idea of itself. His words would enter the American lexicon, galvanizing the civil rights movement,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR HAN

Batt, Matthew C.

Summary: "The hard-earned story of a struggling and commitment-phobic young couple who, on the heels of a spectacularly difficult year, decide to catapult themselves into adulthood through the purchase of a dilapidated former crack house, which they manage to turn into a home, against all odds and with no experience"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.603 BAT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Edison 2008

Scruggs, Jan C.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 SCR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7043 SCR

Shevory, Thomas C.

Summary: The Great Lakes are a remarkable repository of millions of years of complex geological transformations and of a considerably shorter, crowded span of human history. Over the course of four summers, Thomas Shevory rode a bicycle along their shores, taking in the stories the lakes tell--of nature's grandeur and decay, of economic might and squandered promise, of exploration, colonization,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 SHE

Dent, Thomas C.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.043 DEN

Wilkinson, Lauren

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Summary: Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIL

Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 1992

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 769.92 ESC

Evans, Shane.

Summary: Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EVA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EVA

DeVito, Carlo.

Summary: "The poignant, personal, and unbelievably true story of Mrs. Robert E. Lee and General Montgomery Meigs, and the founding of the Arlington National Cemetery, in the midst of America's greatest struggle--the Civil War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 975 DEV

Kane, Robert L.

Contents: Background -- The stroke -- Rehabilitation -- Assisted living -- The dementia unit -- Nursing home -- Doctors, other medical personnel, and hospitals -- Informal care -- The roads not taken -- End of life -- What kind of long-term care do we want? -- What can we do about it?.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanderbilt University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.61 KAN

Goodman, Susan E.

Summary: Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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

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Summary: A "docu-fantasia" about the city of Winnipeg, the hometown of the director, Guy Maddin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE MY