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Summary: Follows the lives and careers of a group of artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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

Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Jones, C. B.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Austin Finch, his younger brother Ethan, sons of the park ranger, are determined to protect all the creatures of Bog Hollow State Park, even the Turkey vultures, from the Manley twins and their father who would like to turn Bog Hollow into a golf course--and they find an ally in the new girl Nellie Tibbits, whose mother has come to southern Georgia to study snakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone Press 2017

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

Saunders, Frances Stonor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.14 SAU

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 KIT

Astor, Peter

Summary: "To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970's wearing a tee shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of arch nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into pre-punk UK. Pete Astor, an archly nihilistic teenager himself at the time, was most impressed. The fact that it emerged (after many years) that Hell...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 AST

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Documentary film chronicling the evolution of punk rock music in California's East Bay area in the late 1970s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bingham, Clara

Summary: "As the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty-four acts of arson or bombings at schools across the country. It was the year of the My Lai massacre investigation, the Cambodia invasion, Woodstock, and the Moratorium to End the War. The American death toll in Vietnam was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: "National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin tells the story of the 1929 Women's Air Derby, the first official all-female air race in the U.S."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 797.5 SHE

Fowler, William M.

Summary: On May 28, 1754, a group of militia and Indians led by 22-year-old major George Washington surprised a camp of sleeping French soldiers near present-day Pittsburgh. The brief but deadly exchange of fire that ensued, in Horace Walpole's memorable phrase, "set the world on fire." The resulting French and Indian War in North America escalated into a global conflict fought across Europe, Africa,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.26 FOW

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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

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Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

Quammen, David

Summary: Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America's most inspiring and imperilled ecosystem - Yellowstone National Park. Filled with amazing images captured by eight National Geographic photographers over an extensive two year deployment in the park, it is unlike any Yellowstone book before it. Yellowstone's storied past, rich ecosystem and dynamic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 QUA

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

Pyle, Kevin C

Summary: Challenges mainstream news stories with comical parodies that share reassuring facts about real risk factors associated with such pop culture favorites as Harry Potter, comic books, and texting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306 PYL

Wildman, Terry M.

Summary: Terry Wildman writes of a justice long-denied, not only for Native peoples who have suffered the loss of lands, livelihood, and life as the American empire spread across the continent, but also for those who struggle for life and liberty to this very day. Like the prophets of Israel, he seeks to correct our eyesight-to set before us God's vision and God's truth and to expose things that we, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Thunder Publishing 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Summary: Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Fuse Films 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hoen, Sean Madigan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

Summary: Provides up-to-date content review for every section of the exam, including the reading and writing sections, along with test-taking tips, strategies, and full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 CRA