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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: During the Great Depression, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo must endure heartwrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. She and her parents struggle to keep their Oklahoma farm running as a drought and devastating dust storms take a toil on both the land and the family. In this midst of this turmoil, a tragic household accident badly injures both Billie Jo and her mother. The quiet...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HES

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Bausum compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. The book shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on a bus journey south.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.092 BAU

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Presents the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Bray, Libba.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession with the occult. Evie worries her uncle will discover her dark secret: a supernatural power that has only brought her trouble. But when police find a murdered girl branded with a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: After her parents divorce, fun-loving San Francisco girl Julie moves away from her best friend Ivy to start over again in a new house and school. But before long, she learns to create a few changes of her own--from saving endangered eagles to celebrating the U.S. Bicentennial.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MCD

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the "sound of young America.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 781.5 PIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 781.5 PIN

Henderson, Caroline A. (Caroline Agnes)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.6 HEN

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Bond, Rebecca

Summary: "Inspired by the author's grandfather's experiences living in a lodge in the woods, a story of how people and animals survive a forest fire in a small Canadian town"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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North, Sterling

Summary: The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD NOR

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 REC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Rector 2014

Summary: In this program, Channel 4 commissioning editor John Richmond, producer Rachel Gesua, director Tim Supple, screenwriter Andrew Bannerman, and members of the cast and crew talk about the business of making a modest TV adaptation of Twelfth Night. Step by step, they walk viewers through scripting; budgeting for talent, crew, cameras, sound, sets, blue screen, lighting, and costuming; casting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: When Tim Supple directed the filming of Twelfth Night, he was a stickler for sticking to the words as the Bard penned them. Everything else, though, was up for grabs as he and screenwriter Andrew Bannerman shifted and intercut scenes and in general translated the play into the all-encompassing language of film. In this program, members of the cast and crew use snippets of the screenplay to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program studies the art that underlies the craft of filmmaking-a painstaking process that culminates in the take, that shared moment of concentration when everything comes together. Twelfth Night director Tim Supple and his first assistant director, production designer, director of photography, costume designer, stunt coordinator, and others offer their insights into set design, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Computers are changing everything, including filmmaking. This program illustrates the digital postproduction process through numerous editing examples taken from Twelfth Night. Key crew members-a film editor, sound designer, sound recording engineer, digital effects artist, and others-share their expertise with setting the film's pace and rhythm, constructing sequences with different types of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Sides, Hampton

Summary: Examines America's westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes, including the fierce battles against the Navajo which ended with a brutal siege at Canyon de Chelly and the "Long Walk" migration.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 978 SID

Robbins, Louise S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020.896 ROB

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: An account of the life of Bass Reeves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Paulsen

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: An account of the life of Bass Reeves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAU

Langley, Sharon

Summary: "When Sharon Langley was born, amusement parks were segregated, and African American families were not allowed in. This picture book tells how a community came together--both black and white--to make a change. In the summer of 1963, because of demonstrations and public protests the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Maryland became desegregated and opened to all for the first time. Sharon and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAN

Summary: The big bang: At the height of the Roaring Twenties, music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. Blood and soil: America's poor--cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers--find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta blues. Out of the many, the one: Exotic cultures spanning...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

Lee, Mackenzi

Summary: A young British lord embarks on an unforgettable grand tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush in this eighteenth-century romantic adventure for the modern age.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEE

Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)

Summary: Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her. Includes a study guide.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: CD J Montgomery

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MON

Summary: Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties. Gifted, versatile, and possessing the knack for turning a simple tune into something memorable, the Wrecking Crew were the players who turned the Wall of Sound in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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