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Packard, Jerrold M.

Summary: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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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

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

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

1 hold on 10 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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5 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

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

Palombo, Alyssa

Summary: "A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of the powerful Medici family's favored circle. Even before her marriage with Marco is set, Simonetta is swept up into Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici's glittering circle of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC YOL

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: YA Fiction Yolen 2002

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Delano, Marfe Ferguson.

Summary: Photographs and text present the life and accomplishments of the young woman who overcame a poverty-stricken childhood, family tragedy, and failing eyesight to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

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

Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip)

Contents: Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index -- Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GRT Publications 2005

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19 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert ALSACE-LORRAINE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BADEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BAVARIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRANDENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRAUNSCHWEIG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HANOVER
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HESSE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert KINGDOM OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert MECKLENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PALATINATE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POMERANIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POSEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PROVINCE OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert RHINELAND
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SILESIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WEST PRUSSIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WESTPHALIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WURTTEMBERG

Livingstone, Natalie

Summary: "For fans of Downton Abbey comes an immersive historical epic about a lavish English manor and a dynasty of rich and powerful women who ruled the estate over three centuries of misbehavior, scandal, intrigue, and passion. Five miles from Windsor Castle, home of the royal family, sits the Cliveden estate. Overlooking the Thames, the mansion is flanked by two wings and surrounded by lavish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 LIV

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

Quine, Judy Balaban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GRA

Robinson, Jeffrey

Summary: Presents the romance of the American film actress and Prince Rainier of Monaco that led to her giving up her movie career and becoming a world famous royal princess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRACE, PRINCESS OF MONACOROB

Summary: An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA QUE

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Q

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD QUE RATED PG-13

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Bâtard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poiters and French King John II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2013

Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon.

Summary: Documents the story of Yolande of Aragon's role in securing the French throne for Charles VII, describing her relationship with Joan of Arc and how the queen's support influenced the outcome of a seemingly impossible battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GOL

3 holds on 7 copies

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Vi 1

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD VIC NOT RATED

Castor, Helen

Summary: "In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOAN OF ARC CAS

Sweeney, Jon M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paraclete Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANCIS, OF ASSISSI, SAINT SWE