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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: Examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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Mailman, Erika

Summary: Bram Stoker Award finalist Erika Mailman brings the true story of the brutal murder of Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother into new focus by adding a riveting contemporary narrative. The Murderer's Maid interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life. Trapped by servitude and afraid for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bonhomie Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

Summary: Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Je 3

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: Inspired by one of the most recognized symbols of Dia De Muertos or Day of the Dead, a holiday that celebrates life and remembers the dearly departed, this book will introduce little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lil Libros, LLC 2017

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Summary: Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BOS

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 GEA

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Summary: Jesse Stone is a down-and-out former L.A. police detective whose biggest battle is now against the bottle, as the demons of his past rise to haunt him while he drives himself to distraction by pursuing a decade-old murder case. Finding refuge in the small town of Paradise, Chief Stone reopens an unsolved murder case, digging up clues in an old grave and pursuing the ghosts of a forgotten crime....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Je 4

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE JES

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Jesse 2008

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WIN

Schmidt, Sarah

Summary: When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell: Lizzie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

McAneney, Caitie

Summary: Team Time Machine has another adventure on their hands. They're riding with Paul Revere! Revere famously alerted colonists to approaching British forces at the start of the Revolutionary War. Readers will follow the kids of Team Time Machine and Paul Revere as they ride from Boston to Lexington to save the day. Historical artwork paired with fun facts and an exciting narrative give readers an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 MCA

Summary: "A volume covering three waterways, including the Ganges in India, the Great Lakes in North America, and Niagara Falls in North America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc., a Scott Fetzer company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.4 FAB

Barner, Bob.

Summary: With sugar skulls, sweet-smelling marigold petals and joyful songs, Hispanic families welcome back ancestors on this holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 BAR

Ford, Barbara

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Describes the life of the silversmith who made the historic ride to announce the coming of British troops to Massachusetts at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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Grote, JoAnn A.

Summary: A biography of the silversmith and Revolutionary War hero who made the famous ride to warn American troops of the British approach to Lexington and Concord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1999

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Revere

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Wagner, Heather Lehr.

Summary: Profiles the life and career of Paul Revere, known for his midnight ride warning colonists of approaching British troops.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2006

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

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Without risking life or limb, readers can explore the wonders and beauty of the Amazon in this Where Is ...? title. Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River since 13,000 BC and yet they make up just a small percentage of the 'population' of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life--animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that is home to an estimated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Anderson, Jennifer Joline.

Summary: Discusses the unsolved Jack the Ripper murders in Victorian England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.1523 AND

Summary: Murder!: Based on the novel and play called Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson. It was Hitchcock's third all-talkie film. When a woman (Norah Baring) is convicted of murder, one of the men selected to serve on the murder trial jury (Herbert Marshall) believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Alfred 2010

Ruiz-Flores, Lupe

Summary: Lupita is excited about dancing la raspa, a Mexican folk dance, with her first-grade class at a celebration of Children's Day. But she's devastated when she learns right before the show that her partner Ernesto sprained his right ankle. She had been practicing for weeks. And now her family won't get to see her, swishing and swaying in her beautiful dress full of colorful ribbons. Lupita sadly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

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