Summary: Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargent's close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singing, and it is evident from the bold way they confront us that they are personalities of a creative stamp. Brilliant as these pictures are as works of art and penetrating studies of character, they are also records of relationships, allegiances,...
Publisher / Publication Date: The National Portrait Gallery 2015
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Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MOR
Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME
Summary: Based on the inspiring true story of salesman turned pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ALL RATED PG
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Al
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALL
Summary: Offers a photographic chronicle of twentieth-century popular music in a collection of more than one hundred photographs of such musical icons as Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead, Michael Jackson, and Willie Nelson.
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.978 LEI
Publisher / Publication Date: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1997
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.1 Russo 1997
Summary: Presents six portraits to be used as starting points for exploring various artistic techniques. Includes instructions and examples for creating one's own work.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 1996
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704.942 KIN
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 PER
Summary: Provides an exciting look at art throughout the ages, with reproductions of works of art from the most ancient to the works of living artists. The central section focuses on ten great paintings, as well as information about the stories behind them.
Publisher / Publication Date: P. Bedrick Books 2000