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Robinson, Andrew

Summary: The extraordinarily inventive Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize, was asked how he came to have so many good ideas. Pauling replied: "Well, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones." Where do ideas come from? And why do the best ideas sometimes strike in a flash of "sudden genius"? Andrew Robinson here offers a fascinating look at the genesis of creativity in science and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 ROB

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
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Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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Swanson, James L.

Summary: Offers an inside look into the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his assassin, James Earl Ray, discussing the history of the time and systematically examining the assassination and its aftermath.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 SWA

Swanson, James L.

Summary: "James Earl Ray and Martin Luther King, Jr. had two very different life journeys -- but their paths fatally collide when Ray assassinates the world-renown civil rights leader. This book provides an inside look into both of their lives, the history of thetime, and a blow-by-blow examination of the assassination and its aftermath."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 323 SWA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323 SWA

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 SWA

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Warren, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo. Feist Inc. 1942

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Gleeson, James Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyon's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5082 GLE

Rose, Caroline Starr

Summary: In 1889, New York reporter Nellie Bly, inspired by Jules Verne's book Around the World in 80 Days, began an around-the-world journey that she hoped to complete in less time. Her trip was sponsored by her employer, the newspaper The World. Just hours after her ship set out across the Atlantic, the publisher of The Cosmopolitan magazine put writer Elizabeth Bisland on a westbound train. Bisland...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ROS

Noyes, Deborah.

Summary: "A biography of Nellie Bly, the pioneering journalist whose showy but substantive stunts skyrocketed her to fame"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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

Hansen, Ron

Summary: A tale based on a true story from 1920s Manhattan follows the affair between voluptuous Ruth Snyder and undergarment salesman Judd Gray, whose plot to kill Ruth's husband triggers an explosive police investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Summary: Collection of performances in England by blues legends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Universal Music Distribution 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AME

Posner, Gerald L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1524 POS

Wexler, Stuart

Summary: Published in time for the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Killing King uncovers previously unknown FBI files and sources, as well as new forensics to convincingly make the case that King was assassinated by a long-simmering conspiracy orchestrated by the racial terrorists who were responsible for the Mississippi Burning murders. This explosive book details the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 WEX

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Sides, Hampton.

Summary: From the acclaimed bestselling author of "Ghost Soldiers" and "Blood and Thunder," a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history--a sixty-five-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 Sid

Lichtenstein, Roy

Contents: Perfect pictures / Robert Fitzpatrick -- The misanthrope manqué : through a glass lightly / Dorothy Lichtenstein -- Framing George / Leo Castelli -- Words and pictures / Cassandra Lozano -- Roy / Sidney B. Felsen -- Plates -- The Interior prints.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Hills 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 Lichtenstein

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE