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Rubio, Marco

Summary: The senator from Florida recounts his heritage as the son of Cuban immigrants, his career in Florida politics, and his run for the Senate, and outlines his conservative political views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RUBIO, MARCO RUB

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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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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

Proust, Marcel

Summary: Brilliantly translated, here are Proust's tormented, touching, and often very funny letters to his noisy neighbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 846 PRO

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Brown, Nacio Herb

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1935

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife. It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends, screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: A retelling of one of the most notorious Tinseltown legends to circulate at the height of the studio era. In November 1924, a mysterious Hollywood death occurred aboard media mogul William Randolph Hearst's yacht. Included among the famous guests that weekend were Charlie Chaplin, starlet Marion Davies, the studio system creator and producer Thomas Ince, and feared gossip columnist, Louella...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trimark Home Video 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY Cat

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

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
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Edwards, Judith

Summary: An account, told in the words of one participant, of the difficulties and wonders that were part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land obtained as part of the Louisiana Purchase.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 EDW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 Edwards

Cercas, Javier

Summary: An elderly man in his nineties, living in Barcelona, a Holocaust survivor who gave hundreds of speeches, granted dozens of interviews, received important national honors, and even moved government officials to tears. But in May 2005, Marco was exposed as a fraud: he was never in a Nazi concentration camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARCO, ENRIC CER

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

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

Brown, Nacio Herb

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Robbins Music Corp. 1933

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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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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Contents: E ma muu obun se aya (I.K. Dairo & His Blue Spots) -- Ariwo (Chris Ajilo and His Cubanos) -- Aye wa a kale (I.K. Dairo and His Ink Spots) -- Baby I tire (Charles Iwegbue and his group) -- Iba awon agba (Haruna Ishola and His Group) -- Chukwu Fulu m n'anya (E.C. Arinze) -- Cool cats invitation (Victor Ola-Lya and His Cool Cats) -- Iyawo Ile (Ganiyu Kale and His Guinea Mambo) -- Freedom highlife...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN NIG

Cooper, Marc.

Summary: The earthshaking news of October 1998 that General Pinochet had been arrested in Britain unleashed two years of international interest in the case and its ramifications for traveling tyrants the world over. But even after the General's return home, the media has ignored the more important story of how his detention lifted a stranglehold that had suffocated Chile's moral sensibility for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VERSO 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 COO

Harding, Stephen

Summary: Harding explores the little-known episode of a U.S. cargo ship that mysteriously vanished, along with her crew, hours before the attack on Pearl Harbor, marking the start of a global conflict and sparking one of the most enduring nautical mysteries of the war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAR

Summary: Through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances, and TV interviews, this documentary is the first to tell the life story of the Greek-American opera soprano completely in her own words.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Castellani, Christopher

Summary: "An expansive yet intimate story of desire, artistic ambition, and fidelity, set in the glamorous literary and film circles of 1950s Italy in July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Weinstein, Arnold L.

Summary: "Great art discovers for us who we are," writes literature professor and critic Weinstein in this book about how we can better uncover and understand our own stories by reading five major modern writers who "reinvent the novel by exploding our sense of what we are." He invites us to discover our perceptions, our dreams, our own elusive, deepest stories in these masterpieces of modernist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823 WEI