Register for Summer Reading Club
Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Khouw, Petta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: State Library of Ohio 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hanna, Charles A. (Charles Augustus)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Priv. Print. [J.J. Little & Co.] 1900

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 977 Hanna

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: The first section of the book contains full page portraits of each of the first 23 Presidents of the United States along with brief biographies. The remainder of the book comprises biographies and histories of prominent figures in the history of these three counties of Ohio. Illustrated with 63 portraits and 18 views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chapman Bros. 1892

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: REF GEN 929.3771 Portrait

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

Henry, Emily

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Franny and her friends, The Ordinary, fill their time in traumatized Spendor, Ohio, filming their investigations of local legends for YouTube, but when they investigate a cosmic event, everything changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Join WKRP's hilarious staff--program director Andy Travis, deejays Dr. Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap, neurotic newsman Les Nessman, sultry receptionist Jennifer Marlowe and the rest--both on and off the air as they take their floundering station from hard times to hard rock.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series WKRP 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Groene, Gordon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Country Roads Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.71 GRO

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [not given] 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gaus, Paul L.

Summary: After a vicious murder in the heart of Amish Country, Professor Michael Branden, Sheriff Bruce Robertson, and Pastor Cal Troyer set out to catch a killer in the peaceful town of Millersburg, Ohio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAU

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Contents: v. 1. Wesleyan Cemetery, 1842-1971 -- v. 2. Anderson Township, 1800-1989 -- v. 3. Vine Street Hill Cemetery, 1852-1977 -- v. 4. Miami Township cemeteries -- v. 5. Crosby & Whitewater township cemeteries -- v. 6. Colerain Township cemeteries -- v. 7. Springfield Township cemeteries -- v. 8. Sycamore Township cemeteries -- v. 9. Union Baptist African American Cemetery (2 v.) -- v. 10. Green...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hamilton County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.377177 HAM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio genealogical society 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.377158 SAI

Furlong, Saloma Miller.

Summary: There are two ways to leave the Amish-one is through life and the other through death. When Saloma Miller Furlong's father dies during her first semester at Smith College, she returns to the Amish community she had left twenty four years earlier to attend his funeral. Her journey home prompts a flood of memories. Now a mother with grown children of her own, Furlong recalls her painful childhood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2011

View online at Hoopla

Powell, Esther Weygandt

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.377167 POW

Contents: Street where nobody lives / (The Pagans) (1:36) -- Love meant to die / (Jazz Destroyers) (1:35) -- Final solution / (Pere Ubu) (4:57) -- Tele-k-killing / (The Broncs) (1:06) -- Splittery splat / (Electric Eels) (2:15) -- Dead end America / (The Pagans) (1:40) -- Approaching the minimal with spray guns / (X-X) (1:35) -- 51% / (Defnics) (2:23) -- Heart of darkness / (Pere Ubu) (4:43) -- No! /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PUN

Garber, Elizabeth W.

Summary: "This haunting memoir describes visionary architect Woodie Garber's descent into madness and follows Elizabeth's inspiring journey to emerge from her abuse, gain understanding and freedom from her father's control, and go on to become a loving mother and a healer who helps others"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GARBER, ELIZABETH W GAR

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