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Summary: Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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

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6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Marsh, Katherine.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old classics prodigy Jack Perdu has a near fatal accident he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on, and Jack vows to find his dead mother there.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD JFIC MAR

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: Told in four parts, this is a fiercely dramatic portrait of a murderess, who will herself be murdered by her own son, Orestes. It is Orestes' story, too: his capture by the forces of his mother's lover Aegisthus, his escape and his exile. And it is the story of the vengeful Electra, who watches over her mother and Aegisthus with cold anger and slow calculation, until, on the return of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Niver, Heather Moore

Summary: Count Dracula strikes a memorable figure with his dark swooping cape, pale skin, and gleaming sharp teeth. He has lurked in the shadows of fiction as well as film, giving more than a few people goosebumps through the years. Author Bram Stoker certainly made this image of Dracula popular, but this illuminating resource will shed light on the flesh-and-blood origins of the creepy count. Fast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 949.8 NIV

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 DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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7 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Professor von Volt plans to send Geronimo and his time traveling friends back to King Solomon's court to borrow a ring that supposedly will restore harmony to Mouse Island and balance the environment--but they soon find themselves taking an unplanned detour through Napoleon's court, a Viking village, and the Minotaur's labyrinth, before finally arriving before the wise King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Holub, Joan

Summary: When Medea and Jason find the golden fleece in an oak tree guarded by a serpent, Medea concocts a sleeping potion to help them get by the snake and retrieve what is theirs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

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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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1 available in Adult, Call number: B VICTORIA PAC

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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Hinds, Gareth

Summary: "More than three thousand years ago, two armies faced off in an epic battle that rewrote history--the Trojan War. The Iliad, Homer's legendary account of this decade-long ordeal, is considered the greatest war story of all time and one of the most important works of Western literature. In this thoroughly researched and artfully rendered graphic novel, renowned illustrator Gareth Hinds captures...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 HIN

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 Hinds 2019

McNally, Raymond T.

Summary: Out of print for more than a decade, In Search of Dracula has now been completely rewritten and updated. This new edition includes entries from Bram Stoker's newly discovered diaries, the amazing tale of Nicolae Ceausescu's attempt to make Vlad a Romanian national hero, and a comprehensive examination of recent adaptations of the Dracula story in novels, on stage, and on screen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.933 MCN

Lawhon, Ariel

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lawhon 2018

Almond, David

Summary: Claire witnesses a love so dramatic it is as if Ella Grey has been captured and taken from her, but the loss of her best friend to the arms of Orpheus is nothing compared to the loss she feels when Ella is taken from the world in this modern take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice set in Northern England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

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

1 hold 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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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIC

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Victioria 2017

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

Weeks, Kent R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932.014 WEE

Jonas, Raymond Anthony.

Contents: Pt. 1. The road to Adwa -- Courtly ambitions -- Listing toward Adwa -- Italy in Africa -- The price of liberty -- Black in service of white -- Africa in Italy -- "Something humiliating for my kingdom" -- pt. 2. The battle -- Menelik's march -- Amba Alage -- Stalled at Sauria -- Baratieri chooses -- Armies meet -- The center crumbles -- pt. 3. Aftermaths -- Despair, panic, pursuit -- The harvest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 963.043 JON

Shah, Tahir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 963 SHA

Homer

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Summary: Follows Michael Wood as he travels in search of the truth behind four famous legends. Explores not only the historical past and literal truth of these myths, but also the mythic past and archetypal stories behind them. Examines the Biblical myth of the Queen of Sheba, an exotic and mysterious woman of power who, with King Solomon, plays a key role in the founding myths of the modern states of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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Harper, Karen

Summary: In April 1897, Charlotte Bill enters service into the house of the Duke and Duchess of York as a nanny. For decades, "Lala", as she is called, cares for her royal charges, some of which will rule, and one known as "The Lost Prince". (summary).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: "When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey that his son Daniel teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his 'one last chance' to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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

Weiss, Lynne

Summary: In graphic novel format, retells the adventures of Odysseus as he tries to return home after the Trojan War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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