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Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NIG

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Night 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NIG RATED PG

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: When New York City construction workers uncover the remains of thirty-six people murdered and dismembered over 130 years ago, archaeologist Nora Kelly and Special Agent Pedergast set out to investigate the killings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

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

Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Selznick, Brian.

Summary: Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something missing from her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Thompson, Kay

Summary: Collects six stories featuring Eloise, a little girl who lives in the Plaza hotel in New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN THO

Lee, Sally

Summary: What do giant squids, a possibly cursed diamond, dinosaur bones, and a man made of soap all have in common? These are some of the amazing artifacts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of these treasured pieces of natural history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 508 LEE

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

McClatchy, Lisa.

Summary: Phillip and Nanny are taking Eloise to see the dinosaurs, but will she behave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MCC

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MCC

Phillips, Tom

Summary: After twelve-year-old John Boarhog's mom dies, the last thing he wants is to be schlepped off to the Jersey Home for Boys, where kids are forced to make skinny jeans for hipsters and are fed nothing but kale. Instead, he makes himself a snug home in the ceiling of the New York Museum of Natural History, where he reads anything he get his hands on and explores the artifacts afterhours. But when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pixel+Ink 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

Lach, William

Summary: Way back in time, astonishing creatures lived on our planet. But they weren't all dinosaurs! In this book, you'll meet some of these amazing prehistoric creatures, from a very big fish with 7-inch teeth to a flying reptile. Based on specimens in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History, this book uses riddle-like rhymes and bright illustrations to reveal 16 creatures. With an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAC

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [2].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR PURPLE SPANISH PLA

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Hockensmith, Steve

Summary: At the National Museum of American History, Eric, Dominique, Aday, and Josephine enlist the help of Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Thomas Jefferson to thwart a plan to turn the United States into a monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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Micklos, John

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Spotsylvania Court House took place in May 1864. The frantic back-and-forth fighting at an area now called the Bloody Angle was among the fiercest single-day battles of the entire Civil War. How did the bullet-riddled stump of a once-mighty oak tree there become a symbol of the conflict? What can its story tell us about that day's battle and the broader history of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MIC

Duncan, Dayton

Summary: "The epic story of the buffalo in America, from prehistoric times to today-a moving and beautifully illustrated work of natural history. The American buffalo-our nation's official mammal-is an improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of our most mythic and sometimes heartbreaking tales. The largest land animals in the Western Hemisphere, they are survivors of a mass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.64 DUN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of African American History and Culture 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.997 SCURLOCK

Post, Jeffrey E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 553.8 POS

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD 300

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

Bunch, Lonnie G

Summary: "Founding Director Lonnie Bunch's inside story of how the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture was created. By turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, and bittersweet, this is his deeply personal tale of the challenges and rewards of bringing a nationally acclaimed new institution to life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 069.09753 BUN

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: "It's a surprise visit! Ana & Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to visit. While she is there, the family tours the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

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Hartland, Jessie.

Summary: "Dinosaurs roamed the earth for millions and millions of years. Museum visitors are awed by the massive skeletons/fossils/creatures on display. But how did the fossils of a colossal diplodocus make the 145-million-year journey from the prehistoric plains of Utah to the Smithsonian Museum of today? Acclaimed author and illustrator, Jessie Hartland (How the Sphinx Got to the Museum), beautifully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2011

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Summary: In a place where the brown Bar-ba-loots frisk and the Humming-Fish splash around, you will find the Lorax. The Lorax speaks of the trees, which the Once-ler is chopping down as fast as he pleases. Will the Once-ler change his destructive ways and heed the wise warnings of the Lorax?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LOR RATED PG

Summary: "From sunset at Stonehenge to the steps of the Forbidden City, see the wonders of the world and the people who built and used them brought back to life in stunning detail. Discover humanity's greatest monuments restored to their former glory in this guide to the wonders of the world. Incredible History: Wonders of the World turns back time to reveal realistic reconstructions of the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 722 BAC

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