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Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Angélique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angélique has a keen mind,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2017

Russell, Josh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

McCullough, David G

Summary: Relates the story of the American artists, writers, and doctors who traveled to Paris in the nineteenth century, fell in love with the city and its people, and changed America through what they learned there.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920.0092 MCC

McCullough, David G.

Summary: McCullough mixes famous and obscure names and delivers capsule biographies of everyone to produce a colorful parade of educated, Victorian-era American travelers and their life-changing experiences in Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920.0092 MCC

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Mosse, Kate

Summary: In 1891, young Leonie Vernier arrive at the home of a young, willowy, and beautiful aunt in southwest France. Villagers claim that Leonie's late uncle died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre on its grounds. More than a century later an American graduate student, arrives to the same town while researching the life of Claude Debussy. There, a pack of Tarot cards and a piece...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Punto De Lectura 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MOS

Summary: "An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SKE

Marciano, John Bemelmans.

Summary: When Madeline hosts a tea party for her friends, naughty Pepito arrives late, behaves badly, and is sent away before the cake arrives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers 2012

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3 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN MAR

Berry, Julie

Summary: In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Berry 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Hugo, Victor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 468 HUG FRENCH

Harris, Duchess

Summary: After World War I, many African Americans found a welcoming home in Paris while the fight for civil rights continued in the United States. African American soldiers, writers, performers, and activists influenced French society. Blacks in Paris: African American Culture in Europe explores the legacy of African Americans in Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 944.36 HAR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

St. George, Judith

Summary: Zarafa is a beautiful and gentle giraffe, so wonderful, in fact, that the ruler of Egypt offers her as a gift to the king of France. But how to get her there? Why, she sails up the Nile by felucca, crosses the sea by brigantine, and, yes, walks the last five hundred miles to Paris. People love it. And they love her, meeting and greeting her along the way, cheering her on. Afterward, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J599.638 SAI

Coleman, Evelyn

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cécile Rey searches through many corners of 1854 New Orleans seeking a necklace, borrowed from her Tante Tay, that disappeared as she was exiting a crowded showboat. Includes facts about the 1850s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC COL

Kelly, Martha Hall

Summary: "It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

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

Kelly, Martha Hall

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Kelly, Martha Hall

Summary: "It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Kelly 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KEL

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, fourteen-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself four hundred years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as "The Three Musketeers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GIB

DeJean, Joan E.

Summary: Explains how Paris became a modern city, from the urban designs of the seventeenth century, to its transformation to a city of parks and boulevards, to its emergence as a cultural center of art and wealth by the mid-nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 DEJ

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