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Summary: Follows designer-activist Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design and build project...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Pryor, Shawn

Summary: "On February 1, 1960, four young black men sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and staged a nonviolent protest against segregation. At that time, many restaurants in the South did not serve black people. Soon, thousands of students were staging sit-ins across the South, and within six months, the lunch counter at which they'd first protested was integrated....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.6 PRY

Summary: A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FLI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Flight 2003

Roy, Robert L.

Summary: Earth-Sheltered Houses is a practical guide for those who want to build their own underground home at moderate cost. It describes the benefits of sheltering a home with earth, including the added comfort and energy efficiency from the moderating influence of the earth on the home’s temperature (keeping it warm in the winter and cool in the summer), along with the benefits of low maintenance and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2006

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Tougias, Michael J.

Summary: "The sixth book in the True Rescue series for young readers-a riveting account of the HMS Bounty's deadly journey through Hurricane Sandy. On October 23, 2012, with Superstorm Sandy fast approaching, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut to St. Petersburg, Florida, believing the wooden ship, a replica of the original, famous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.9163 TOU

Tougias, Mike

Summary: "An all-new harrowing maritime tale of the sinking and rescue efforts surrounding the HMS Bounty--the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty--which sank during Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Tuesday, October 24, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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CenturyLink

Summary: Includes -- Bear Lake -- Benzonia -- Beulah -- Burdickville -- Cedar -- Elk Rapids -- Empire -- Fife Lake -- Glen Arbor -- Glen Lake -- Hannah -- Honor -- Interlochen -- Karlin -- Kingsley -- Lake Ann -- Lake Leelanau -- Lime Lake -- Little Traverse Lake -- Maple City -- Mayfield -- Northport -- Summit City -- Suttons Bay -- Traverse City -- Williamsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CenturyLink 0000

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R PHONE 2017 CenturyLink

Healy, Thomas

Summary: "A history of Floyd McKissick's 1969 plan to build a Black city in North Carolina, examining the story of the idealists who settled there, the obstacles that derailed the project, and what Soul City's saga says about Black opportunity, capitalism, and power then and now"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.6 HEA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.7 COU

Cox, Lynne

Summary: This story is of a miraculous ocean encounter that happened to the author when she was seventeen and in training for a big swim (she had already swum the English Channel, twice, and the Catalina Channel).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.2 COX

Summary: The first season of this series examines the economies of being environmentally conscious in green building design. The first program, The green apple, uses New York City, particularly One Bryant Park and the Solaire, to demonstrates how the ubiquitous skyscraper can be a model of environmental responsibility. The second episode, Green for all, features architect and activist Sergio Palleroni...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DES

Summary: Hope, heartbreak and a hurricane, all in season eight. So many plans glow with happiness in these 22 episodes. Nathan begins an exciting new career. Haley joyfully awaits the arrival of Jamie's little sister. Brooke and Julian invite all their friends to a wonderful wedding, and Skills makes sure this Tree Hill hitching goes off without a hitch. But darkness mingles with the light. After last...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Vogel, Steve.

Summary: The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds, creating an institution that ranks with a handful of other structures as symbols recognized around the world. In July 1941, the Army construction chief sprang the idea of building a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.6097 VOG

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Yogerst, Joseph R.

Summary: "This beautifully illustrated guide from National Geographic reveals 500 of the best tent, cabin, glamping, and RV campgrounds-including opening dates, booking information, activity recommendations, and more-in all 50 states and Canada"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2022

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Cecelski, David S.

Summary: "Abraham H. Galloway (1837-70) was a fiery young slave rebel, radical abolitionist, and Union spy who rose out of bondage to become one of the most significant and stirring black leaders in the South during the Civil War. Throughout his brief, mercurial life, Galloway fought against slavery and injustice. He risked his life behind enemy lines, recruited black soldiers for the North, and fought...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2012

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Wright, Steven

Summary: "Dre Ross has one more shot. Despite being a successful political consultant, his aggressive tactics have put him on thin ice with his boss, Mrs. Fitz, who plucked him from juvenile incarceration and mentored his career. She exiles him to the backwoods of South Carolina with $250,000 of dark money to introduce a ballot initiative on behalf of a mining company. The goal: to manipulate the locals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

Graff, Michael

Summary: "In November 2018, Baptist preacher Mark Harris beat the odds, narrowly fending off a blue wave in the sprawling Ninth District of North Carolina. But word soon got around that something fishy was going on in rural Bladen County. At the center of the messwas a local political operative named McCrae Dowless. Dowless had learned the ins and outs of the absentee ballot system from Democrats before...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 GRA

Emberton, Carole

Summary: "Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in 1858. Her life story, which she recounted in an oral history decades later, captures the complexity of emancipation. Based on interviews that Joyner and formerly enslaved people had with the Depression-era Federal Writers Project, historian Carole Emberton draws a portrait of the steps they took in order to feel free, something no legal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOYNER, PRISCILLA EMB

Boyd, Gregory A. (Gregory Alan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arphax Pub. Co. 2006

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.37411 BOY

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Bradley, Bridget Biscotti.

Contents: Getting started. Creating outdoor spaces ; Designing for privacy ; Small yards -- Backyard spaces. Patios ; Courtyards ; Decks ; Hardscaping at a glance ; Lawns ; Transition spaces ; Trellises ; Arbors and pergolas -- Cooking and entertaining. Outdoor kitchens ; Kitchen materials at a glance ; Dining outdoors ; Outdoor entertaining ; Kitchen gardens -- Water. Swimming pools ; Pool decking at a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunset Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.893 BRA

Summary: What enables a simple arch bridge to support such great weight? What holds up a suspension bridge? Bridge the world with award-winning author-illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay, and meet the brilliant designers who dared to extend roads and railways with ingenious but sometimes flawed designs. From the Golden Gate Bridge to some of the world's groundbreaking spans, you'll...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRI

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