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Enss, Chris

Summary: Colorado Territory in 1864 wasn't merely the wild west, it was a land in limbo while the Civil War raged in the east and politics swirled around its potential admission to the union. The territorial governor, John Evans, had ambitions on the national stage should statehood occur--and he was joined in those ambitions by a local pastor and erstwhile Colonel in the Colorado militia, John...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TwoDot 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ENS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Cousins Patrick and Beth travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination Station, to thirteenth-century China, where they meet Marco Polo and Kublai Khan and are mistaken for Christian shamans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Summary: First in a three-part series in which acclaimed documentary filmmakers present ten pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions. This segment of four documentary films tells of four events in early U.S. history. The Pequot War, a massacre in Mysic, Conn. on May 26, 1637, set the pattern of possessing Indian land in America. Shays' Rebellion (Jan. 25, 1787) was a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TEN V1

Mort, T. A. (Terry A.)

Summary: "Evoking the spirit and danger of the early American West, this is the story of the Battle of Beecher Island, pitting an outnumbered United States Army patrol against six hundred Native warriors, where heroism on both sides of the conflict captures the vital themes at play on the American frontier"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.81 MOR

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Summary: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, the series is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in thirteenth century China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Lysiak, Matthew.

Summary: "In the vein of Dave Cullen's Columbine, the first comprehensive account of the Sandy Hook tragedy--with exclusive new reporting that chronicles the horrific events of December 14, 2012, including new insight into the dark mind of gunman Adam Lanza. Twenty-six people dead; twenty of them schoolchildren between the ages of six and seven. The world mourned the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.782 LYS

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Reasoner, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cumberland House Pub. 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Summary: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Biggers, Jeff

Summary: "Award-winning journalist and cultural historian Jeff Biggers takes us on a journey into the secret history of coal mining in the American heartland. Set in the ruins of his family's strip-mined homestead in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, Biggers delivers a deeply personal portrait of the largely overlooked human and environmental costs of our nation's dirty energy policy."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.73 BIG

Ross, John F.

Summary: "When John Wesley Powell became the first person to navigate the entire Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, he completed what Lewis and Clark had begun nearly 70 years earlier--the final exploration of continental America. The son of an abolitionist preacher, a Civil War hero (who lost an arm at Shiloh), and a passionate naturalist and geologist, in 1869 Powell tackled the vast and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Casamer, Douglas M.

Summary: The Michigan 22nd Infantry regiment was instrumental in making the outcome of the Civil War a Union victory. Included is a study of the 1,610 men who fought in this regiment. Fought in and around the following battles; Chickamauga; Lookout Mountain; Chattanooga; Lost Mountain; Kennesaw Mountain; Chattahoochee River; Peach Tree Creek; Jonesboro; Atlanta. Formed at Pontiac, Michigan and mustered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casamer Publishing 2006

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R GEN 973.7474 CAS

Roig-DeBellis, Kaitlin

Summary: "A teacher who saved the lives of fifteen elementary school students during the Sandy Hook shooting shares her experience with others in the hopes that they too can overcome their own personal tragedies, regardless of their magnitude,"--Novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROIG-DEBELLIS, KAITLIN ROI

Triplett, Dawn.

Summary: "Brave boys were they! contains the biographies of over four hundred Civil War veterans who lived in Kalkaska County, Michigan. More than two hundred veterans are interred in Kalkaska County cemeteries, some in unmarked graves that are only now being marked with military headstones. The book chronicles the events and activities of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corp that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Triplett 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7474 TRI
1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 977.465 TRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 973.7479 TRI

Parker, Alissa

Summary: "When Alissa Parker lost her daughter Emilie in the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting, she started a life-changing journey to answer questions about faith, hope, and healing. As she sought for the peace that could help mend her broken heart, she learned how to open her heart to God's grace and find the strength to forgive."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PARKER, ALISSA PAR

Bainbridge, John

Summary: "John Bainbridge, Jr.'s Gun Barons is a narrative history of six charismatic and idiosyncratic men who changed the course of American history through the invention and refinement of repeating weapons. Love them or hate them, guns are woven deeply into the American soul. Names like Colt, Smith & Wesson, Winchester, and Remington are legendary. Yet few people are aware of the roles these men...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Dolnick, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.91 DOL

Cone, Molly

Summary: Describes the efforts of the Jackson Elementary School in Everett, Washington, to clean up a nearby stream, stock it with salmon, and preserve it as an unpolluted place where the salmon could return to spawn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books for Children 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 639.3 CON
Call number: J630.3 CON

Jaynes, Gregory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 TIM VOL 14

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: The Time Warp Trio find themselves in a desert in China, and in order to retrieve their magical book from the court of Kublai Khan, they must pose as astrologers and join the caravan of Marco Polo and his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SCI

Demi.

Summary: Describes the life and journeys of the Italian trader who became famous for his travels in Asia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 915.04 DEM

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