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Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DOB

Golway, Terry

Summary: "The inspiring story of an unlikely political partnership--between a to-the-manor-born Protestant and a Lower East Side Catholic--that transformed the Democratic Party and led to the New Deal In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Democratic Party was bitterly split between its urban machines--representing Catholics and Jews, ironworkers and seamstresses, from the tenements of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2736 GOL

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

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: "Nigel Hamilton's Mantle of Command drew on years of archival research and interviews to portray FDR in a tight close up, as he determined Allied strategy in the crucial initial phases of World War II. Commander in Chief reveals the astonishing sequel--suppressed by Winston Churchill in his memoirs--of Roosevelt's battles with Churchill to maintain that strategy. Roosevelt knew that the Allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 HAM

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Osinski, Alice.

Summary: Follows the life and career of America's thirty-second president, who led the country through the Depression and was elected to four terms in the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1987

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Roosevelt 1986

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Focuses on Franklin D. Roosevelt's childhood years and summarizes his achievements as president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE 921 KRU

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

Groom, Winston

Summary: "In this exciting, meticulously researched narrative, best-selling author and historian Winston Groom returns to tell one of the most monumental stories of the twentieth century. It is the tale of three remarkably different men, joined in a mission to end World War II and restore order. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin redefined a generation and transformed its political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GRO

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war-proof that he was WWII's key strategist, even on his deathbed. Nigel Hamilton's celebrated trilogy culminates with a story of triumph and tragedy. Just as FDR was proven right by the D-day landings he had championed, so was he found to be mortally ill in the spring of 1944. He was the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 HAM

Summary: The amazing life of one of our greatest presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROOSEVELT CAP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Roosevelt 2008

Gunderson, Megan

Summary: This biography introduces readers to Franklin D. Roosevelt including his early political career and key events from Roosevelt's administration including the Great Depression, the New Deal, Pearl Harbor, and World War II. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2021

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

Lelyveld, Joseph

Summary: "Untangles the narrative threads of Roosevelt's final months, showing how he juggled the strategic, political, and personal choices he faced as the war, his presidency, and his life raced in tandem to their climax"--Dust jacket flap. "'By far the most enigmatic leading figure' of World War II. That's how the British military historian John Keegan described Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN LEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROOSEVELT LEL

Sullivan, Anne Marie.

Summary: A biography of the thirty-second president of the United States, focusing on his childhood and young adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ROO SUL

Tobin, James

Summary: "With a searching new analysis of primary sources, NBCC award winner James Tobin reveals how FDR's fight against polio transformed him from a callow aristocrat into the energetic, determined statesman who would rally the nation in the Great Depression and lead it through World War II. When polio paralyzed Franklin Roosevelt at thirty-nine, people wept to think that the young man of golden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D TOB

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Summary: In the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Frances Perkins as US Secretary of Labor, the first woman to sit on a presidential cabinet. Against overwhelming odds, she became a driving force behind the New Deal social safety net, including Social Security, the 40-hour workweek, the 8-hour day, minimum wage, and unemployment compensation. Featuring compelling interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Shaara, Jeff

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt watches uneasily as the world heads rapidly down a dangerous path. The Japanese have waged an aggressive campaign against China, and they now begin to expand their ambitions to other parts of Asia. As their expansion efforts grow bolder, their enemies know that Japan's ultimate goal is total conquest over the region, especially when the Japanese align...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC SHA

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: Presents the life of the 32nd president and traces his privileged upbringing, the polio that cost him the use of his legs, and his leadership during the Great Depression and World War Two.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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

Kanefield, Teri

Summary: "The fifth book in the Making of America series, Franklin D. Roosevelt examines the life of America's 32nd president: his birth into one of America's elite families, his domineering mother, his marriage to Eleanor Roosevelt, his struggle with polio, and his political career. A Democrat, Roosevelt (1882-1945) won a record four presidential elections and is the longest-serving US President....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Peters, Charles

Summary: There were four strong contenders when the Republican Party met in June of 1940 to nominate its candidate: the crusading young attorney and rising Republican star Tom Dewey, two solid members of the Republican establishment, and dark horse Wendell Willkie, utilities executive, favorite of the literati and only very recently even a Republican. The leading candidates campaigned as isolationists....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2005

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

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