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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Stahr, Walter

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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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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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

Summary: Young and pretty with a soul of pure steel, Jane Hammond is a good girl married to one of the worst baddies in town. When her husband Bill turns against his own gang, the vicious Bishop Boys, and returns home barely alive with eight bullets in his back, Jane knows it's time to ditch the dress for a pair of pants and strap on her own gun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE JAN

Contents: Disc one. Rumble (Link Wray) -- Peter Gunn (Duane Eddy) -- Buckeye (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Tequila (the Champs) -- Wild weekend (the Rockin' Rebels) -- Big shot (Johnny Cannon) -- Bongo rock (Preston Epps) -- Teen beat (Sandy Nelson) -- Walk don't run (the Ventures) -- Apache (the Shadows) -- Rebel rouser (Duane Eddy) -- Red river rock (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Moon dawg! (the Gamblers)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BAC

Jay, John, 1745-1829

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2007

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1991

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: When eight-year-old Jack and his seven-year-old sister, Annie, join a group of nineteenth-century explorers aboard the H.M.S. Challenger, they learn about the ocean, solve the mystery of its fabled sea monster, and gain compassion for their fellow creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

A & E Home Entertainment Network.

Summary: True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antartica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video; Distributed by New Video 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: DVD TV Series Shackleton 2002

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops. This Revolutionary War had started as a thrilling fight for freedom. All Nate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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Summary: The vote that made Jefferson President: February 17th, 1801. The House is deadlocked on a vote to decide the 3rd President of the United States because of the vagueness of the Constitution and the role of the electoral college. The Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, refuse to vote in favor of Thomas Jefferson who received a majority of the vote. Instead they will vote for Federalist Aaron...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2000

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rand Communications 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 PUR

Summary: Carrie Mathison, a brilliant but volatile CIA agent, suspects that a rescued American POW may not be what he seems. Is Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody a war hero or an Al Qaeda sleeper agent plotting a spectacular terrorist attack on U.S. soil? Following her instincts, Mathison will risk everything to uncover the truth - her reputation, her career, and even her sanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED R

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4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Homeland 2012

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: A collection of writings by Swiss author Robert Walser, including journal entries, stories, notes on literature, biographical sketches, fables, and anecdotes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAU

Enesco, Georges, 1881-1955

Contents: Roumanian rhapsodies : op. 11. No. 1 in A major (11:45) ; No. 2 in D major (11:01) -- Poème roumain : op. 1 (28:32) -- Suite no. 3 "Villageiose" in D, op. 27 (27:13) -- Suite no. 1 in C for orchestra, op. 9 (29:20) -- Suite no. 2 in C for orchestra, op. 20 (26:05) -- Symphonie concertante for cello and orchestra, op. 8 (22:57).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Erato 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL Enesc

Summary: The four Pevensie children - Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - return to Narnia, only to discover that hundreds of years have passed since they ruled there. Now, crowning himself king, the evil General Miraz has taken charge. The children enlist the help of a heroic mouse called Reepicheep. They set out find the exiled Prince Caspian, determined to see him rightfully named king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2008

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

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Summary: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton, Mifflin and company 1883

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 EME

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 PHI

Summary: Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MER

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MER NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Me

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mercy 2016

Summary: The Crypt Keeper is back to host this scare-rific collection of all 14 complete and uncut episodes from Season 3 of the series that ran seven memorably spooktacular seasons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO