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Bloom, Mia

Summary: "In January 2021, thousands descended on the U.S. Capitol to aid President Donald Trump in combating a shadowy cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles. Two women died that day. They, like the millions of Americans who believe that a mysterious insider knownas "Q" is exposing a vast deep-state conspiracy, were members of "pastel QAnon," a subgroup of mostly middle-class educated women that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Redwood Press 2021

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

Smith, Corinne Hosfeld

Summary: Chronicles the 1861 "Journey West" made from Massachusetts to Minnesota by Henry David Thoreau and Horace Mann, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Frigate Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.309 SMI

Summary: A lonely, isolated thirty-something insomniac young professional seeks an escape from his mundane existence with the help of a devious soap salesman. They find release from their reality prison through underground fight clubs, where men can be what the world now denies them. Their boxing matches and harmless pranks soon lead to an out-of-control spiral towards oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIG

Hegamin, Tonya

Summary: In 1848 Willow, a fifteen-year-old educated slave girl, faces an inconceivable choice -- between bondage and freedom, family and love -- as free born, seventeen-year-old Cato, a black man, takes it upon himself to sneak as many fugitive slaves to freedom as he can on the Mason-Dixon Line.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

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

Caron, Claude

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Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

Merlan, Anna

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Summary: American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously outlandish ideas suddenly attained legitimacy. Trump himself is a conspiracy enthusiast: from his claim that global warming is a Chinese hoax to the accusations of “fake news,” he has fanned the flames of suspicion. But it was not by the power of one man alone that these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.9 MER

Summary: Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Darman, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and how these two men changed American politics forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320 DAR

Rothschild, Mike

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Summary: A journalist who specializes in conspiracy theories draws on interviews with QAnon converts and victims, as well as psychologists, sociologists, and academics to explain the origin and growth of the movement, its embrace by right-wing media and politicians, and why it is important to understand it rather than mock it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 ROT

Hammer, Peter J.

Summary: The Honorable Damon J. Keith was appointed to the federal bench in 1967 and has served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit since 1977, where he has been an eloquent defender of civil and constitutional rights and a vigorous enforcer of civil rights law. In Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith, authors Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 KEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 Keith 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEITH, DAMON J HAM

Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann)

Summary: Tormented by her master, a young mother plots a daring escape, in this courageous and captivating slave narrative When her mother dies, six-year-old slave girl Linda Brent is sent to the big house, where she grows up serving a gentle mistress who teaches her to read and write. But the mistress's death brings about a sudden and terrible change in Linda's fortunes. Her lecherous new master...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2016

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Benham, David

Summary: "Twin brothers David and Jason Benham grew up with big dreams of baseball and an even bigger trust in God. Though they attended a small high school with no baseball field, turned down a professional offer so they could attend college together, and faced more than one missed pitch and injuries, they kept dreaming, praying together on the field, and believing in God's provision for their lives....

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Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BENHAM B

Beam, Alex.

Summary: Explores the Great Books mania, in an entertaining and strangely poignant portrait of American popular culture on the threshold of the television age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 BEA

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

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

Summary: Contains the cemetery records for Eaton County cemeteries in Walton Township.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Society 1996

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GRN 929-37723 EAT

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.4209721 MCD

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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Mason, C. Nicole

Summary: "'Standing on the stage, I felt exposed and like an intruder. In these professional settings, my personal experiences with hunger, poverty, and episodic homelessness, often go undetected. I had worked hard to learn the rules and disguise my beginning in life...' So begins C. Nicole Mason's powerful memoir, a story of reconciliation, constrained choices and life on the other side of the tracks. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MASON, C. NICOLE MAS

Thorp, Edward O.

Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THORP, EDWARD O. THO

Green, Joshua

Summary: The shocking elevation of Steve Bannon to head Trump's flagging presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, hit political Washington like a thunderclap and seemed to signal the meltdown of the Republican Party. Bannon was a bomb-throwing pugilist who'd never run a campaign and was despised by Democrats and Republicans alike. Yet Bannon's hard-edged ethno-nationalism and his elaborate, years-long...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 Green 2017

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The car changed travel forever. Henry Ford started a car-making revolution. Kids can read this book to find out how Ford transformed America with his cars. They will learn how many cars Ford made before the Model T Ford"--Publisher's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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