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O'Connor, Jim.

Summary: There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief overview of how national parks came into being, this book covers all aspects of the canyon--how it formed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: "Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as...

Format: text

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

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O'Connor, Jim.

Summary: Teaches important dates and facts about the Battle of Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 OCO

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: "Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.704 OCO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 959.704 OCO

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937 OCO

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Presents a portrait of the iconic music artist that discusses his award-winning achievements, status as a counterculture figure, and influence on such performers as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BASKET DYLAN

O'Connor, Jim.

Summary: Presents a biography of the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Also traces the history of all-black baseball teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1989

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 O'CON

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2017

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O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

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Summary: It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD IT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie IT 2002

Summary: Inspired by the islanders of Inis Mor in Galway Bay, Ragus is a show of fast-moving, traditional music, song, and dance. It is the essential Irish experience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur International 2006

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC RAG

Blanchard, Kenneth H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BLA