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Summary: "Experience the intrigue, scandal, excitement and chaos of the most dominant empire in the history of western civilization as History journeys back to the age of Caesar"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Bocco, Federica

Summary: Lonely Planet's Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Savour an authentic Neapolitan pizza, walk through history at Pompeii and tour the stunning Amalfi Coast; all with your trusted travel companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2023

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Perez Marquez, Barbara

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Summary: Twelve-year-old Paulina is delivering bread to her new friend Fabia's home when Mount Vesuvius begins erupting, but when Fabia's father leaves to help fellow Pompeii residents evacuate, the girls make their way through the city, helping others where they can. Includes facts about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2023

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Harper, Elodie

Summary: Amara's journey has taken her far; from enslavement in Pompeii's Wolf Den brothel to her new life as a high-powered courtesan in Rome, but her story is not over yet. While Amara plays for power in Rome's imperial palace, those dearest to her remain in Pompeii. But it is 79 CE, and mighty Mount Vesuvius is about to make itself known...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square and Co. 2023

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Lawhon, Ariel

51 holds on 16 copies

Summary: "A gripping historical mystery based on the real-life diary entries of Martha Ballard, an 18th-century midwife who defied the legal system and wrote herself into American history. Maine, 1789: When the Kennebec River freezes, entombing a man in the ice, Martha Ballard is summoned to examine the body and determine cause of death. As a midwife and healer, she is privy to much of what goes on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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Alcott, Louisa May

Summary: "The March sisters have grown from little women to young adults. Now that the Civil War has ended, Meg is getting married, Beth still struggles to regain her health, and Jo and Amy are pursing their dreams, encountering love and heartbreak along the way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

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Summary: "Botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass is adapted for a young adult audience by children's author Monique Gray Smith, bringing Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the lessons of plant life to a new generation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2022

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Ernaux, Annie

Summary: "A daughter must come to terms with her formative years as she writes an unflinching portrait of her father, a cafe owner whose life has become very alien to her."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERN

Riley, Vanessa

Summary: "An English spy must follow his neglected wife through the streets of London as she investigates her sister's death with the aid of the Widow's Grace. Can they find common ground and learn to work together?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This new look at Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton goes beyond their common depictions as American saints to expose the sometimes selfish motives behind their actions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2023

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Ostrom, Melissa

Summary: In 1807, Harriet Winter leaves her family's New Hampshire farm with her brother to settle in the Genesee Valley to avoid being pushed into marriage with her neighbor, Daniel Long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC OST

Jefferson, Margo

Summary: "Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls "a temperamental autobiography," comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir. Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system with pieces of different lengths and tone, conjoining arts writing (poem, song, performance) with life writing (history, psychology). The book's structure is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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Kemp, Guy

Summary: As his life unfolds before you, Guy Kemp shares his experiences and life-changing decisions during his first 72 years, after his adoption at age four. Life with a new family, a new name, and frequent change of surroundings comes with challenges. But Guy faces the obstacles head-onand learns to handle adversity in his own, interesting -- and sometimes surprising ways. He takes you across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lovstad Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEMP, GUY KEM

Kennedy, Kate

9 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From pop culture podcaster and a voice of a generation, Kate Kennedy, a celebration of the millennial zeitgeist One In a Millennial is an exploration of pop culture, nostalgia, the millennial zeitgeist, and the life lessons learned (for better and for worse) from coming of age as a member of a much-maligned generation. Kate is a pop culture commentator and host of the popular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Telemann, Georg Philipp

Contents: Concerto in a minor for recorder, viola da gamba and strings (15:24) -- Suite (Overture) in D major for viola da gamba and strings, TWV 55:D6 (21:14) -- Suite (Overture) in a minor for recorder and strings, TWV 55a:2 (29:17) -- Sinfonia in F major for alto recorder, viola da gamba and strings, TWV 50:3 (7:41).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmonia Mundi France 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL TEL

Summary: From the Publisher: Women lighthouse keepers, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless travelers all wrote of their lives on the Great Lakes, both publicly and in quiet testimonies such as letters, logbooks, and diaries. Their narratives, which span the centuries from 1789 to the present, are now collected in this anthology. Compiled in response to historical accounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 WOM
1 available in Local Author, Call number: 977 WOM

Matthews, Mimi

Summary: "Wealthy squire's daughter Margaret Honeywell was always meant to marry her neighbor, Frederick Burton-Smythe, but it's bastard-born Nicholas Seaton who has her heart. Raised alongside her on her father's estate, Nicholas is the rumored son of notorious highwayman Gentleman Jim. When Fred frames him for theft, Nicholas escapes into the night, vowing to find his legendary sire. But Nicholas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAT

Demers, Dominique.

Summary: "Il y a 3500 ans vivait Maïna...". Deux tableaux, dans l'un la vie des Amérindiens, dans l'autre, celles des Inuits. Maïna sert de trait d'union, vivant dans l'un et l'autre une histoire d'amour. L'auteure hésite entre son désir d'informer sur la vie des premiers Québécois et celui de raconter les aventures de son impétueuse héroïne en quête de plénitude. Le texte est documenté certes, mais les...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Québec/Amérique 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448 FIC DEM

Riggs, Kate

Summary: This revised edition surveys key aspects of killer whales, describing the carnivorous marine mammals' appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains how these creatures came to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Education / Creative Paperbacks 2021

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Wiggs, Susan.

Summary: Set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a one hundred-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she's never heard of, Tess Delaney, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Mira 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WIG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Wiggs 2013

Fajardo, Kat

Summary: "Sue just wants to spend the summer reading and making comics at sleepaway camp with her friends, but instead she gets stuck going to Honduras to visit relatives with her parents and two sisters. They live way out in the country, which means no texting, no cable, and no Internet! The trip takes a turn for the worse when Sue's mother announces that they'll be having a surprise quinceañera for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Abé, Shana

Summary: "1867, Richmond, Virginia: Though she wears the same low-cut purple gown that is the uniform of all the girls who work at Worsham's gambling parlor, Arabella stands apart. It's not merely her statuesque beauty and practiced charm. Even at seventeen, Arabella possesses an unyielding grit, and a resolve to escape her background of struggle and poverty. Collis Huntington, railroad baron and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ABE

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CLE

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

Rose, M. J.

Summary: "New York, 1910: A city of extravagant balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and poor immigrants crammed into crumbling Lower East Side tenements. A city where the suffrage movement is growing stronger every day, but most women reporters are still delegated to the fashion and lifestyle pages. But Vera Garland is set on making her mark in a man's world of serious journalism. Shortly after the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ROS

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