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Fradin, Judith Bloom.

Summary: Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7115 FRA

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 977.162 GUP

Alexander, Brian

Summary: "In 1947, Forbes magazine declared Lancaster, Ohio, the epitome of the all-American town. Today it is damaged, discouraged, and fighting for its future. In Glass house, journalist Brian Alexander uses the story of one town to show how seeds sown thirty-five years ago have sprouted to give us Trumpism, inequality, and an eroding national cohesion."--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ALE

Hagedorn, Ann.

Summary: "The decades preceding the Civil War were rife with fierce sectarian violence along the borders between slave and free states. The Ohio River was one such border. Here in the river towns of Ohio and Kentucky, abolitionists and slave chasers confronted each other during the 'war before the war'. Slave masters and bounty hunters chased runaway slaves from Kentucky into Ohio, hoping to catch their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.711 Hagedorn

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7115 HAG

Doyle, Joseph Beatty

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co. 1910

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 977.169 DOY

Brandt, Nat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Syracuse University Press 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.123 BRA

Faber, Don

Contents: The Battle of Phillips Corners -- Roots of the dispute I : the Northwest Ordinance -- Roots of the dispute II : Ohio statehood -- Prelude to war, 1815-30 -- Path to statehood -- A war of words opens the curtain -- Acts of provocation -- Events of April-June 1835 -- Bloodshed in Toledo -- The case for Ohio -- The case for Michigan -- Governor Mason is fired -- Statehood in the balance --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.103 FAB

Studebaker, Sue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.44 STU

Montgomery, Jess

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A novel inspired by the true story of Ohio's first female sheriff. When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel, the town sheriff, is killed, she vows to avenge his death. But then a widow arrives at her door, unaware that Daniel has been killed, inquiring about her missing daughter. Soon they realize Daniel was not the man they believed him to be.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Barnes, John

Summary: In September 1973, as the school year begins in his depressed Ohio town, high-school senior Kurt Shoemaker determines to be "normal," despite his chaotic home life with his volatile, alcoholic mother and the deep loyalty and affection he has for his friends in the therapy group dubbed the Madman Underground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Barnes 2009

McGinnis, Mindy.

Summary: Near the turn of the nineteenth century, Dr. Thornhollow helps teenaged Grace Mae escape from the Boston asylum where she was sent after becoming pregnant by rape, and takes her to Ohio where they put her intelligence and remarkable memory to use in trying to catch murderers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MCG

Montgomery, Jess

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel Ross, the town's widely respected sheriff, is killed while transporting a prisoner, she is devastated and vows to avenge his death. Hours after his funeral, a stranger appears at her door. Marvena Whitcomb, a coal miner's widow, is unaware that Daniel has died, and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter. From miles away but worlds apart,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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Metsch, Christian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: East Liverpool Morning Tribune Print 1906

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377163 Metsch

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.162

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.162 GUP

Gup, Ted.

Summary: During the Great Depression, the impoverished residents of Canton, Ohio were offered ten dollars to pen their tales of woe. Seventy-five years later, author Ted Gup came across these moving stories and made it his goal to chronicle the families' subsequent generations. Here, Gup's sweeping narratives embody the struggles faced by the quintessential American family over the last several decades.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.16 Gup 2010

Morhard, Ruth Hanford

Summary: "As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard's daughter-in-law recounts the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the woman who established the first boys' baseball league in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Khouw, Petta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: State Library of Ohio 1992

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3771 Khouw

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: When twelve-year old Rebecca Carter's father brings a Native American accused of murder into their 1812 Ohio settlement town, Rebecca, witnessing the town's reaction to the Indian, struggles with the idea that an innocent man may be convicted and sentenced to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Pearsall

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: When twelve-year old Rebecca Carter's father brings a Native American accused of murder into their 1812 Ohio settlement town, Rebecca, witnessing the town's reaction to the Indian, struggles with the idea that an innocent man may be convicted and sentenced to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PEA

Perkins-Valdez, Dolen.

Summary: Tawawa House in many respects is like any other American resort before the Civil War. Situated in Ohio, this idyllic retreat is particularly nice in the summer when the Southern humidity is too much to bear. The main building, with its luxurious finishes, is loftier than the white cottages that flank it,but then again, the smaller structures are better positioned to catch any breeze that may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Olsen, Gregg

Summary: "At just 30 years old, with dark-blonde hair and freckles, Barbara Weaver was as pretty as the women depicted on the covers of her favorite "bonnet" stories - romance novels set in Amish America. Barbara had everything she'd ever wanted: five beautiful children, a home, her faith, and a husband named Eli. But while Barbara was happy to live as the Amish have for centuries - without modern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 OLS

Perkins-Valdez, Dolen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 0000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PER

Longaberger, Dave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.412 LON