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Smith, Tracy K.

Summary: "A memoir about the author's coming of age as she grapples with her identity as an artist, her family's racial history, and her mother's death from cancer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, TRACY K SMI

Smith, Tara Bray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MORGAN, KAREN SMI

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Rapp, Emily.

Summary: "Like all mothers, Emily Rapp had ambitious plans for her first and only child, Ronan. He would be smart, loyal, physically fearless, and level-headed, but fun. He would be good at crossword puzzles like his father. He would be an avid skier like his mother. Rapp would speak to him in foreign languages and give him the best education. But all of these plans changed when Ronan was diagnosed at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RAPP, EMILY RAP

Griswold, Eliza

Summary: In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist. Stacey Haney is a local nurse working hard to raise two kids and keep up her small farm when the fracking boom comes to her hometown of Amity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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Smith, Emily Wing

Summary: "I ask myself: how am I living still? And how I ask it depends on the day. All her life, Emily has felt different from other kids. Between therapist visits, sudden uncontrollable bursts of anger, and unexplained episodes of dizziness and loss of coordination, things have always felt not right. For years, her only escape was through the stories she'd craft about herself and the world around her....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 SMI

Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)

Contents: I. Introduction in Defence of Everything Else -- II. The Maniac -- III. The Suicide of Thought -- IV. The Ethics of Elfland -- V. The Flag of the World -- VI. The Paradoxes of Christianity -- VII. The Eternal Revolution -- VIII. The Romance of Orthodoxy -- IX. Authority and the Adventurer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 239 CHE

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Mills, Kyle

Summary: When the terminally ill Russian president launches a massive campaign that threatens millions of lives, Mitch Rapp is dispatched by the CIA to prevent an all-consuming war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Fly

Stone, Judith

Summary: During the worst years of official racism in South Africa, the story of one young girl came to symbolize the injustice, corruption, and arbitrary nature of apartheid. Born in 1955 to a pro-apartheid white couple, Sandra Laing was officially registered and raised as a white child. But at a school for whites, she was mercilessly persecuted because of her dark skin and frizzy hair. Her parents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.488 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.488 Stone

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

Markel, Howard

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "John Harvey Kellogg was one of America's most beloved physicians; a best-selling author, lecturer, and health-magazine publisher; founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium; and patron saint of the pursuit of wellness. His youngest brother, Will, was the founder of the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company, which revolutionized the mass production of food and what we eat for breakfast. In The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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

Contents: Plat book of Newaygo County, Michigan ([1900]) -- Farm plat book (1955) -- Farm plat book with index to owners (1962) -- Tri-annual atlas & plat book (1965) -- Triennial atlas & plat book (1968, 1971) -- Atlas & plat book (1974, 1977) -- Land atlas & plat book (1980) -- Land atlas and plat book (1982) -- Land atlas, plat book and sportsman's guide (1983, 1986, 1988) -- Land atlas, plat book,...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockford Map Publishers 1900

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1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: R DESK 912 Newaygo 2010-11

Southwell, Rex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Word 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.465 SOU
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.465 SOU

Ball, Edward

Summary: Journalist Ball confronts the legacy of his family's slave-owning past, uncovering the story of the people, both black and white, who lived and worked on the Balls' South Carolina plantations. It is an unprecedented family record that reveals how the painful legacy of slavery continues to endure in America's collective memory and experience. Ball, a descendant of one of the largest slave-owning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.7915 BAL

Ball, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998

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

Summary: "Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor. With access to both longtime residents of Leith and white supremacists, the film examines a small community in the plains struggling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WEL

Conway, Jill K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.4099 CON

Conway, Jill Ker

Summary: From the first sentence, you will be drawn inexorably into the story of her childhood in New South Wales, Australia, and her gradual discovery of—and by—the larger world: the clarity of Conway's language satisfies like cold clear water after a day in the desert: the rhythm of her sentences has a timelessness and expansiveness akin to the Australian landscape itself. This is very likely a book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 Conway 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONWAY, JILL KER CON

Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy)

Summary: In an intimate portrait of an extraordinary father-son relationship, the author discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father--the man who founded the Peace Corps and designed President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty--and applies them to his own life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRIVER, SARGENT SHR

Summary: As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOU

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4 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SOU

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

Smith, Jeff.

Summary: The Bone cousins, Gran'ma Ben, and a baby rat creature are on a perilous quest to Atheia in the hopes of saving Princess Thorn as war rages in the valley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartoon Books 2008

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Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Introduces the history of the Kellogg Company and the story of its founders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL