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Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Shufelt, Gordon H.

Summary: "In 1875, an Irish-born Baltimore policeman, Patrick McDonald, entered the home of Daniel Brown, an African American laborer, and clubbed and shot Brown, who died within an hour of the attack. In similar cases at the time, authorities routinely exonerated Maryland law enforcement officers who killed African Americans, usually without serious inquiries into the underlying facts. But in this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Kent State University Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SHU

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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

Bowden, Mark

Summary: Cold case detectives solve the 1975 disappearance of two pre-teen girls in suburban Washington, DC.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Janney, Rachel.

Contents: Positive behavior support -- Schoolwide positive behavior support -- Selected interventions for students at risk for behavior problems -- Individualized positive behavior support: conducting a functional behavioral assessment -- Designing, using, and evaluating individualized positive behavior supports.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 JAN

Lippman, Laura

Summary: When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette "Bambi" Gottschalk at a Valentine's Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative--if not all legal--businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi's comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LIP

Summary: Chronicles a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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

Bedrick, David

Summary: Why is today's diet industry pulling in 70 billion dollars every year, while when people go on a diet, only five percent of them succeed and the rest gain weight or stay the same? Here's why: A heavy, shamed body is a body with an unheard message and a thwarted quest, and until the secrets are unlocked and the wisdom is harvested, that impasse will be unbreachable. In these pages, Bedrick...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Belly Song Press 2020

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Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIP

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LIP

Simon, David

Summary: At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of West Baltimore. But when they themselves stumble and then succumb to the corner's temptations, DeAndre's future hangs in the balance. Smart and streetwise, he is both drawn to and wary of the drug trade that flourishes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 SIM

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "A memoir from Ta-Nehisi Coates, in which he details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 COA

Summary: An in-depth look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters and focusing on the making of Pink flamingos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Video 2000

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

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Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOORE MOR

Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

Summary: Paul Coates was an enigmatic god to his sons: a Vietnam vet who rolled with the Black Panthers, an old-school disciplinarian and new-age believer in free love, an autodidact who launched a publishing company in his basement dedicated to telling the true history of African civilization. Most of all, he was a wily tactician whose mission was to carry his sons through inner-city adolescence--and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2008

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Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MOORE, WES MOO

Summary: The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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

Watkins, D. (Dwight)

Summary: From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, with searing conviction and full compassion, D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up and The Beast Side lays bare the voices of the most vulnerable and allows their raw, intimate stories to uncover the systematic injustice threaded within our society. Honest and eye-opening, We Speak for Ourselves makes us listen,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 WAT

Langley, Sharon

Summary: "When Sharon Langley was born, amusement parks were segregated, and African American families were not allowed in. This picture book tells how a community came together--both black and white--to make a change. In the summer of 1963, because of demonstrations and public protests the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Maryland became desegregated and opened to all for the first time. Sharon and her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAN

Lippman, Laura

Summary: When a lurid expose mysteriously appears on the front page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light and causes a business tycoon to commit suicide in his garage, private investigator Tess Monaghan takes on the case.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIP

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