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Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: In this alternate version of 1898 New York City, where ghosts are common household nuisances, young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt battle the fierce spirits that are threatening their family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAL

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 E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

McNees, Kelly O'Connor

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 1932, New York City, top reporter Lorena "Hick" Hickok starts each day with a front page byline--and finishes it swigging bourbon and planning her next big scoop. But an assignment to cover FDR's campaign--and write a feature on his wife, Eleanor--turns Hick's hard-won independent life on its ear. Soon her work, and the secret entanglement with the new first lady, will take her from New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

Roosevelt, Curtis

Summary: Offers an intimate portrait of this celebrated president and his wife as experienced by the grandson of FDR, who recounts what it was like to come of age under constant media attention and public scrutiny in their formidable shadows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY ROO

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

Cooney, Barbara

Summary: Presents the childhood of Eleanor Roosevelt, who married a president of the United States and became known as a great humanitarian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1996

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Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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Persico, Joseph E.

Summary: In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd (which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged). Persico also shows how FDR's infidelity as a husband contributed to Eleanor's eventual transformation from a repressed Victorian to perhaps the greatest American woman of her century; how the shaping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 PER

Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY WAR

Klara, Robert.

Summary: "In April 1945, the funeral train carrying the body of Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked on a three-day, thousand-mile odyssey through nine states before reaching the president's home where he was buried. It passed with darkened windows; few gave thought to what might be happening aboard. A closer look inside the train, however, would reveal a Soviet spy about to leak a state secret, a newly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 KLA

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 ROO

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROO

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: A biography on Eleanor Roosevelt, describing how she changed the role of the first lady through her active and outspoken participation in American politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: "Experience the timeless wit and wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt in this annotated collection of candid advice columns that she wrote for more than twenty years. In 1941, Eleanor Roosevelt embarked on a new career as an advice columnist. She had already transformed the role of first lady with her regular press conferences, her activism on behalf of women, minorities, and youth, her lecture tours,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 ROO

Bloom, Amy

Summary: "Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, "Hick," as she's known to her friends and admirers, is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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

Bell-Scott, Patricia.

Summary: Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did for justice and freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.917 BEL

Peyser, Marc N.

Summary: Examines the relationship between cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, "revealing the contentious bond between two political trailblazers who short-circuited the rules of gender and power, each in her own way"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PEY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.1 Peyser 2015

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: A brief account of the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 921 ROO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Roosevelt 2009

MacNeal, Susan Elia.

Summary: Maggie Hope, travels across the pond to America, where a looming scandal poses a grave threat to the White House and the Allied cause. December 1941. Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C., along with special agent Maggie Hope. Posing as his typist, she is accompanying the prime minister as he meets with President Roosevelt to negotiate the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY MAC

Lash, Joseph P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Book Club 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVLET FAMILY LAS

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: Previously unpublished correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt offers insight into their sometimes turbulent friendship as it occurred against a backdrop of the Cold War and the rebuilding of postwar Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROO

Chadwick, Elizabeth.

Summary: Fictionalizes the life of William Marshal, who is appointed tutor to Prince Henry, heir to the throne, after he rescues the queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, but William quickly learns of the dangers that are attached to his reward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Feldman, Ellen

Summary: A fictional account of Franklin Roosevelt's romance with Eleanor's social secretary, Lucy Mercer, follows their pre-World War I affair, its impact on his marriage, and their reacquaintance years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

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