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Thompson, Jamie

Summary: "On July 7, 2016, hundreds of protesters gathered in Dallas after the shooting of two black men-Philando Castile and Alton Sterling-by white policemen. One hundred Dallas police officers stood guard. At around nine p.m., a gunman opened fire into the lineof officers from behind. Five were killed and a dozen more injured. Senior Cpl. Larry Gordon, a black twenty-one year department veteran,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 THO

Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Henry, April

Summary: Told from multiple viewpoints, holiday shoppers struggle to survive as three masked shooters open fire in a crowded mall and five teens form a plan to stop them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Englehardt, John

Summary: Bloomland opens during finals week at a fictional southern university, when a student walks into the library with his roommate's semi-automatic rifle and opens fire. When he stops shooting, twelve people are dead. In this richly textured debut, John Englehardt explores how the origin and aftermath of the shooting impacts the lives of three characters: a disillusioned student, a grieving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dzanc Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Charleson, Susannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 CHA

Charleson, Susannah.

Summary: After the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, Susannah Charleson was so impressed by the newspaper photo of an exhausted handler and his search-and-rescue dog that she decided to train a dog of her own. Charleson got Puzzle, a strong, bright Golden Retriever, who from the start, exhibited a unique aptitude for search-and-rescue work. But the puppy's willfulness challenged even Susannah, who had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 CHA

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor.

Summary: Dallas D.A. Stella Cataloni has been haunted for 15 years by the unsolved murder of her parents, but when the case is reopened she becomes the prime suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1996

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Rosen

Khan, Ausma Zehanat

Summary: "From the critically acclaimed author Ausma Zehanat Khan, A Deadly Divide is the devastatingly powerful new thriller featuring beloved series detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty. In the aftermath of a mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec, the local police apprehend Amadou Duchon--a young Muslim man at the scene helping the wounded--but release Etienne Roy, the local priest who was found with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Contents: Something special ; What else does she do like me? ; Footprints ; Honky tonk husband ; Wasted life (Helen Hall) -- Hello baby ; Cryin' alone ; Welcome to the club ; What about tomorrow? ; I'm having a party all by myself ; I'll introduce you to a friend (Charline Arthur) -- Bacon and eggs ; I don't want to set the world on fire (the Lovett Sisters) -- I can't help it (Abbie Neal and the Ranch...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dragon Street Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY GAL

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Brown

Martin, Kat

Summary: "When missing turns to murdered, one woman's search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go. After searching for her sister for two years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she's called to the morgue to identify Chrissy's body, the runaway teen the victim of a brutal attack. Kate failed Chrissy once, and she won't do it again--even if finding her sister's killer means...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2019

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Taulbert, Clifton L.

Summary: Tells the story of growing up in the segregation-era South, in a community that faced adversity and held together with amazing dignity and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.2 Taulb

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Griff Burkett is finally a free man. Foster and Laura Speakman need Griff's help; however, it may cost Griff his newfound freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: L'enchanteur Merlin confie à Tom et Léa une nouvelle mission importante : sauver la Grande Dame de la Lagune, qui court un terrible danger! Les enfants se retrouvent à Venise, au milieu d'une foule déguisée : c'est carnaval!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baynard Jeunesse 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 OSB FRENCH

Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hoover, Colleen

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Summary: At age twenty-one, Auburn Reed has already lost everything important to her. In her fight to rebuild her shattered life, she has her goals in sight and there is no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn't expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry. For once, Auburn takes a chance and puts her heart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2015

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Giles, Amy (Amy S.)

Summary: A year ago a mass shooting shook their Queens neighborhood, and both Jess and Lucas were affected in eerily similar and deeply personal ways. Jess struggles to take care of her depressed mother, and Lucas takes up boxing under the ever-watchful eye of his overprotective parents. When their paths converge, they slowly become friends and then something more. They help each other move forward...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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

Roberts, Nora

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Sometimes, there is nowhere safe to hide. It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Mothers and children shopped together, and the manager at the video-game store tending to customers. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROB

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Disabled after a tragic accident, an eccentric millionaire hires a disgraced football hero to impregnate his wife, a plan that results in an obsessive love affair and life-threatening consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2007

Minutaglio, Bill

Summary: In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. These included rabid warriors like defrocked military general Edwin A. Walker; the world's richest oil baron, H. L. Hunt; the leader of the largest Baptist congregation in the world, W.A. Criswell;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F MIN

Summary: National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston. South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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