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Sardy, Marin

Summary: Shares highly informed meditations into how the author's childhood in Anchorage, her literary career, and the lives of beloved family members have been impacted by hereditary schizophrenia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SARDY, MARIN SAR

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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Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

Caron, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "An inspiring and heartfelt memoir about the friendship between eight women forged over two decades. The eight Drummond Girls first met in 1991 at Peegeo's Food & Spirits in northern Michigan where, at the time, they were all waitresses, bartenders, or regular customers. When one of them got engaged, they celebrated with a trip to Drummond Island--their first trip together to the remote 36-mile...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 920 Link

Bourassa, Lorraine B.

Summary: Adelard Comtois, son of Simon Comtois and Olivine Ducharme, married Caroline Lambert 26 July 1886 in St. Didace, Quebec. They had ten children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Quebec.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Higginson Book Co 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 COMTOIS Bourassa

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, makes friends with Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, and is persuaded to change places with her at separate Mardi Gras balls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BUC

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Cossins, Annie.

Summary: In October 1892, a one-month-old baby boy was found buried in the backyard of Sarah and John Makin, two wretchedly poor baby farmers in inner Sydney. In the weeks that followed, 12 more babies were found buried in the backyards of other houses in which the Makins had lived. This resulted in the most infamous trial in Australian legal history, and exposed a shocking underworld of desperate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 COS

Lerner, Gerda

Summary: "A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326 LER

Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

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

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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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BEN

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

Barkin, Janna

Summary: This true story by a family about raising their transgender son is both a captivating read and an invaluable support source for parents facing similar issues. A warm, insightful portrait of a family that includes tips on helping young transgender people navigate their transition, it will support, educate and inspire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017

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

Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, when Victoria Winters searches the Old House for David Collins, she is abducted and held captive by Matthew Morgan, the Collinses' fugitive caretaker who is hiding following the death of family friend Bill Malloy. A massive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

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

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: Larry McMurtry chronicles the experiences he had while traveling through Tahiti and the South Sea Islands and shares what he learned about his parents' relationship along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCMURTRY, LARRY MCM

Brierley, Saroo

Summary: "The miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and home ... but an identity long-since left behind"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BRIERLEY, SAROO BRI

Brierley, Saroo

Summary: "The miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and home...but an identity long-since left behind"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRIERLEY, SAROO BRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Bri

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BRIERLEY BRI

Conroy, Pat

Summary: A powerful and intimate memoir by the beloved best-selling author of The Prince of Tides about his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, and a re-affirmation that love can conquer even the meanest of men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CONROY, PAT CON

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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