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Larson, Kate Clifford

Summary: The revelatory, poignant story of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life transformed her family, its women especially, and an entire nation

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROSEMARY LAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Kennedy 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY LAR

Bissinger, H. G.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The author recounts a father-son road trip during which he gained insight into the worldviews, challenges, and talents of his socially challenged savant son, Zach.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 Bissinger 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BISSINGER, H.G BIS

Summary: Dina's getting married in a few weeks and there's still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents' house to her apartment, and settle him in to only the second home he's ever had, all while juggling his schedule as an early morning Walmart door greeter. She has to get her dress, confirm arrangements with the venue, and make peace with her family, who remain nervous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Orchard 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIN

Larson, Kate Clifford.

Summary: They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters. And yet, Rosemary was intellectually disabled-a secret fiercely...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Koehler-Pentacoff, Elizabeth.

Summary: Throughout her childhood, Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff frequently visited Rosemary Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy’s sister. Why? Koehler-Pentacoff’s aunt, Sister Paulus Koehler, a Franciscan nun, was Rosemary’s devoted caregiver at St. Coletta in Jefferson, Wisconsin for fifteen years and her driver and travel companion for over thirty. The resulting book, which will be will be the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bancroft Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROSEMARY KOE

Sullivan, Teresa

Summary: When Mikey is young, the Sullivans are a closely knit unit, all of them devoted to caring for her. But as Mikey grows older, she also grows increasingly violent. By the time she's twelve, institutionalization is the only available option--and without the shared purpose of caring for Mikey, the family begins to unravel. As her family falls apart, Teresa searches for relief and connection during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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