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Spengler, Kremena.

Summary: This is an introduction to the life of Eva Peron, the first lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, who fought for workers' rights and political power for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERON SPE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 HIL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 PER

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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Lloyd Webber, Andrew

Contents: A cinema in Buenos Aires, 26 July 1952 -- Requiem for Evita / Oh what a circus -- On this night of a thousand stars / Eva and Magaldi / Eva beware of the city -- Buenos Aires -- Goodnight and thank you -- The art of the possible -- Charity concert / I'd be surprisingly good for you -- Another suitcase in another hall -- Peron's latest flame -- A new Argentina.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: MCA 1979

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM Evita 1979

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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Widen, Gregory.

Summary: As the only man who knows where Eva Perón is buried, CIA officer Michael Suslov is asked to help bring her body back to Argentina as part of a civil war peace deal, but he isn't the only one looking to unearth the former First Lady.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WID

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET PARKS

Dujovne Ortiz, Alicia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERON, EVA DUJ

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 PIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING PIN

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Krull presents a vivid and highly accessible portrait of a true renaissance man--an artist, scientist, and inventer of unparalleled genius. Themes include homosexuality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 DA V

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Lloyd Webber, Andrew

Contents: Requiem for Evita -- Oh what a circus/Requiem -- On this night of a thousand stars -- Buenos Aires -- Goodnight and thank you -- I'd be surprisingly good for you -- Another suitcase in another hall -- A new Argentina -- Don't cry for me Argentina -- High flying, adored -- Rainbow high -- And the money keeps rolling in (and out) -- Waltz for Eva and Che -- She is a diamond -- Lament.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: MCA Records 1978

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM EVI

Summary: True-life story of Eva Peron, who rose above childhood poverty and a scandalous past to achieve fortune and fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures Home Video 1998

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE EVI

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS EVI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Evita 1998

Poole, Josephine.

Summary: A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English, witnessed the crowning of King Charles VII, and was later burned at the stake for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB JOAN POO

Aronson, Marc

Summary: Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 770 ARO

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Lloyd Webber, Andrew

Contents: Disc 1. A cinema in Buenos Aires, 26 July 1952 -- Requiem for Evita -- Oh what a circus -- On this night of a thousand stars -- Eva and Magaldi/Eva beware of the city -- Buenos Aires -- Another suitcase in another hall -- Goodnight and thank you -- The lady's got potential -- Charity concert/The art of the possible -- I'd be surprisingly good for you -- Hello and goodbye -- Peron's latest flame...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM EVI

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM Evita

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: "In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

Fraser, Nicholas

Summary: In the colorful, tumultuous setting of postwar Argentina, Eva Peron wielded a power--spiritual and practical--that has few parallels outside of hereditary monarchy. In this "fascinating, frightening, straightforward" (Cleveland Plain Dealer) biography, Fraser and Navarro have produced "a work of great political sophistication. . . . Factual, nuanced, and absorbing" (Kirkus Reviews). Photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PER