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Summary: Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV SOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lawrence Hill Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Summary: Presents the autobiography of Douglass, an American slave, and his journey out of mental and physical bondage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Dou

Douglass, Frederick

Summary: The story of Frederick Douglass is passionate, harrowing, and inspiring. As a former slave, impassioned abolitionist, gifted writer, newspaper editor, and powerful orator, Douglass was an immense, motivational figure. His early life, filled with physical abuse, deprivation, and tragedy, adds up to a heart-wrenching history. However, he was able to overcome everything that bound a slave to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK DOU

Douglass, Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2003

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Douglass, Frederick

Summary: Douglass's autobiography traces his birth into slavery, his escape to the North and the beginnings of the career that was to make him the preeminent spokesman for his people.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 DOU

Murphy, Frank

Summary: "A biography of Frederick Douglass covering his origins as slave and journey to becoming an abolitionist leader"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Stauffer, John

Summary: Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK STA

Keller, Shana

Summary: "Frederick Douglass knew that learning to read and write would be the first step in his quest for freedom. Told from first-person perspective and using some of Douglass's own words, this biography draws from his experiences as a young boy and his attempts to learn how to read and write."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Prince, April Jones.

Summary: Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 DOU

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: Shares the life of the abolitionist, including his life as a slave, how he learned to read even though it was illegal for him to do so, and his work speaking out against slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Jump at the Sun 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Robbins, Dean

Summary: This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Bernier, Celeste-Marie

Summary: While the many public lives of Frederick Douglass - as the representative - 'fugitive slave', autobiographer, orator, abolitionist, reformer, philosopher and statesman - are lionised worldwide, If I Survive sheds light on the private life of Douglass the family man. For the first time, this book provides readers with a collective biography mapping the activism, authorship and artistry of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Edinburgh University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BER

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of Frederick Douglass, a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become a leader in the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOU

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that, as he said, "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE MYE

Summary: "It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SEV

DOUGLAS, FREDERICK.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LIBRARY OF AMERICA 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: SC DOUGL

Hoxie, Frederick E.

Summary: Describes the Native American political activists who for two hundred years sought redress and change from the American government, and their place in shaping the modern political landscape for other activist movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 HOX

Summary: Steve Hardin, a young judge, must grapple with his own conscience as vicious criminals in his court are going free as a result of loopholes in the law. Meeting behind closed doors is the Star Chamber, a small group of powerful men bent on vigilante justice, who decree their own punishment for the guilty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER STA

Summary: Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 Dalmatian puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the puppies and tries to buy them from their human owners, Roger and Anita. Cruella wants to get a hold of those puppies, as well as more puppies, to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat. She hires some thugs to kidnap the puppies and hold them at an abandoned mansion. Now Pongo and Perdita must use an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pike, Douglas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M.I.T. Press 1966

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 PIK

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