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Miller, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Press, National Geographic Society 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.6 MIL

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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

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

Summary: The fact that John Lurie knows nothing about fishing doesn't stop him from taking his celebrity guests to exotic fishing locales for fishing and conversation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Hering, Marianne

Summary: Beth and Patrick time travel to 1950s and 1960s Equador where they come in contact with missionaries and the Waodani people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J IS 17

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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

Capps, Gil

Summary: Describes the record-breaking 1975 Masters Tournament, in which Lee Elder became the first African-American to compete at the exclusive golf club; the tournament resulted in a showdown between the three legends, Nicklaus, Miller, and Weiskopf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.352 CAP

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

Summary: "Colonial cities, misty cloud forests, towering Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest and the otherwordly Galápagos - for such a small country Ecuador has a stunning array of natural and cultural wonders" -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2015

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Scharer, Whitney

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Carr, Tim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 919.712 CAR

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

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Chronicles Detroit's dramatic transition from an automobile manufacturing center to a highly efficient producer of World War II airplanes, citing the essential role of Edsel Ford's rebellion against his father, Henry Ford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BAI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Summary: Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2009

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Tells the story of Batman's early days, as a young Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham City and launches his first endeavors at fighting injustice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BAT

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 813.522 Wilder

Butcher, Tim

Summary: Journalist Tim Butcher offers this mixture of travelogue and history based on his experiences trekking through Africa's dense Congo region.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 916.751 BUT

Butcher, Tim

Summary: The author recounts his audacious and perilous quest through the Congo as he retraced the 1874 expedition of explorer H. M. Stanley to map the Congo River, traveling alone with an assortment of vehicles, including a motorbike and dugout canoe, and aided by characters ranging from U.N. aid workers to a pygmy-rights advocate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 916.751 BUT

McMillan, Priscilla Johnson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 MCM

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Jason

Summary: A scientist hires an assassin to travel back in time and kill Adolf Hitler before he can rise to power, but the plan backfires when Hitler survives the attack and uses the time machine to travel to the twenty-first century, leaving the hired killer stranded in time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 JAS

Mathews, Francine.

Summary: Tapped by President Franklin Roosevelt to travel to Europe and learn what the Nazis are actually planning, 22-year-old John F. Kennedy, a sickly and unpromising second son of Roosevelt's Ambassador to Britain, becomes embroiled in the President's high-stakes effort to stop the flow of German money that is influencing the 1940 U.S. election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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