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Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Spaccanapoli (Musical group)

Contents: Pummarola black -- O' Mare = The sea -- O' rinillo o' rinello -- Sant' Anastasia -- Aneme perze = Lost souls -- 'Mmiezo a festa = At a feast -- Piazza Dante -- O' Munachino = Little monk -- Santa notte -- A' ferriera = Ironworks -- Siente Munacie' = Listen Munaciello -- Palummiello = Blackbird -- Vesuvio = Vesuvius.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Real World Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN SPA

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Fifth-grader Yin is really excited about her class trip to the International Space Station Three and the station museum's newest exhibit, the Star Cabbage, an alien plant discovered floating in space and considered harmless; but the station is on lockdown, the crew is not in evidence, and something large and growling is stalking the halls--but Yin is determined to investigate and find out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED COL

Swift, Keilly

Summary: A guide to becoming a good citizen provides ideas and tips on making the world a better place through activism, discussing self-care, public speaking, and organizing and funding campaigns for causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

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Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARM

Miller, Scott

Summary: "Presents an account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of disenchanted Germans in a plot to assassinate Hitler and end World War II before the invasion of opportunistic Russian forces,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DULLES, ALLEN MIL

Yapa, Sunil

Summary: Follows seven different people, including a marijuana dealer and his estranged police chief father, who have their lives altered one afternoon in Seattle during the WTO protests that tried to shut the city down in 1999.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAP

Klein, Carol Swartout.

Summary: "Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Treehouse Publishing Group, an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KLE

Summary: Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Bieschke, Marke

Summary: "Prominently featured photos, artwork, and other visual elements will guide young adult readers through this lively, informative exploration of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 303.48 BIE

Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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

Roberts, Lawrence

Summary: "A cinematic history of the largest act of civil disobedience in US history, in Richard Nixon's Washington"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 ROB

Summary: An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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

Jackson, Anthon.

Summary: "The Rough Guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast" is the second edition of this best-selling guide. Now in full colour, the book covers both the city of Naples and the surrounding region in equal detail. It includes a detailed account of the city itself, with in-depth reviews of all the sights, the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife, as well as all the colour maps you need to get around. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 NAP

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Wiles, Deborah

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Summary: "IMAGINE: You are a student in America. You are protesting a war. Or maybe you are just walking to class. The National Guard is called onto your campus. Imagine you are a young guardsman. The protest grows stronger. So does the confusion, the chaos, the fear. The guardsmen open fire. Imagine this is your school. Imagine this is your town. Imagine this is your country. Imagine American troops...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Hamilton, Omar Robert

Summary: "A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Branford, Anna

Summary: Violet and Rose organize a protest to save the big oak tree in Clover Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: JBR RED BRA

Bennett, Martin Wilmott.

Summary: Make your trip to southern Italy unforgettable with illustrated features, 14 maps, and nearly 200 color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Ramona is very serious about beach volleyball, and she is frustrated with her summer league team--but when she learns that a plastics company is going to build a factory in their park, she realizes that it will take the whole team to try and save their court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAD

Alsaid, Adi

Summary: "Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fought. Stories are forged that will be passed down from student to student for years to come. This year's lock-in begins normally enough. Then a group of students led by Marisa Cuevas stage an ecoprotest and chain themselves to the doors, vowing to keep everyone trapped inside until their list of demands...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press, [an imprint of Harlequin Enterprises] 2020

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

Allen, Tessa

Summary: Highlights some of the rallying causes for organized marches throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALL

Jaffe, Sarah

Summary: We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social activism. Pundits once fretted about Americans’ apathy, but in the last few years we’ve seen uprisings and protests across the country: the growth of the Tea Party, the successful fight for a $15 minimum wage, BlackLivesMatter, Occupy Wall Street, and the grassroots networks supporting presidential candidates like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 JAF

De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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