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Humphreys, Jessica Dee

Summary: Recounts the experiences of Michel Chikwanine, who at age five was abducted during a schoolyard soccer game and forced to become a child soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 HUM

McBride, James

Summary: A fictional account of the Buffalo Soldiers in World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "In 2015 the Pentagon changed a historical ruling, allowing American women to serve in front-line ground combat troops. Women have served in the military throughout history. Yet no matter their title, they face discrimination and even sexual assault. Meet the women who serve their country and stand up for fairness."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 GOL

Lapati, JoAnna

Summary: "Through scratchboard art and quotes from the subject's letters, this picture book biography follows the life of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, who served in the Union army disguised as a man. Back matter materials include an author's note, two glossaries, recommended reading, a timeline of events, and additional historical information"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2024

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

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Tyner, Artika R.

Summary: "When the United States entered World War II, it had to face its own contradictions at home. Opportunities opened up for Black people and women in support of the war effort. But ideas about race and gender didn't change as swiftly. Read the story of the first all-Black battalion in the Women's Army Corps-the Six Triple Eight-and its leader, Major Charity Adams. These women bravely confronted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 TYN

Summary: "Pitch black": Journey to a remote, hostile planet with a group of marooned passengers who learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. ""Dark fury": Riddick battles ruthless soldiers of fortune and vicious creatures. "The chronicles of Riddick": Riddick finds himself humanity's unlikely champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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Castor, Helen

Summary: "In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOAN OF ARC CAS

Suzuki, Nakaba

Summary: Diane, still with no memories, heads to Vaizel for the Fighting Festival, but winds up in the Ten Commandments Death-Trap Maze. The Seven Deadly Sins reunite within the maze, but it is short lived when they are divided into teams of two for the real Fighting Festival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SEV

Toler, Pamela D.

Summary: "From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, Women Warrior reclaims lost stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor, debunking the pervasive claim that women do not, and should not, fight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 TOL

Summary: Documents the stories of American men and women who heeded the call for military service in Afghanistan and Iraq and the challenges they faced upon their return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Heroic, daring and more than just a little colorful, The A-Team is a brave band of brothers who will stop at nothing to get the bad guys. Pile into that famous black van for another season of adventure with Hannibal, Face, Murdock and B.A. as they fight for justice against criminals, while staying one step ahead of their archenemy, Colonel Decker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: Good intentions. Erratic bosses. Mounting paranoia. Unforeseen consequences spiralling out of control. Heidi (Julia Roberts) works at Homecoming, a facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, when the Department of Defense questions why she left Homecoming. Heidi soon realises there's a whole other story behind the one she's been telling herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Moss, Marissa

Summary: Eager to fight for the North during the Civil War, Sarah Emma Edmonds joins a Michigan infantry regiment. She excels as a soldier, and she even takes on the grueling task of nursing the wounded. Because of her heroism, she is asked to become a spy, cross enemy lines, and infiltrate a Confederate camp. For her first mission, Sarah must once again disguise herself and rely on the kindness of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 EDM

Quinn, Katherine.

Summary: "Jude Maddox knows nothing of love or even light. He knows only his grim duty as the Hand of Death, to lead the Knights of the Eternal Star into a land filled with nightmares and certain demise. It's only when he sees her--a young woman with wild, amber eyes who's as fierce, defiant, and swift as the shadow beasts themselves--that he feels the warmth of life in his blood. The other Knights may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Entagled Teen 2023

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Ruliffson, Jess

Summary: "Candid, compassionate graphic interviews with returning war vets from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Cartoonist Jess Ruliffson spent five years traveling across the country interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, from kitchen tables in Georgia and libraries in New York City to dive bars in Mississippi and back porches in Vermont. What she finds is that the real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2022

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Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: A collection of military oil paintings and profiles presents the stories of post-9/11 veterans, their experiences on the battlefield, road to recovery, and continuing contributions as civilians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 757 BUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.13 BUS

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: A collection of more than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 CON

Isayama, Hajime

Summary: "The world outside the Walls is vaster than Eren and his comrades could have ever imagined. Just beyond the shores of Paradis lies the country of Marley - home to Eren's mortal enemy Reiner. He may have returned home, hoping to consign "the Armor" to his past, but some things can't be so easily forgotten - and Reiner is about to be confronted by a certain someone he turned his back on..."--Back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ATT

Ross, Tony

Summary: Douglas, the only ant with a name in happy, busy Antworld, just wants to fit in, but he is told that because he is big, he will be a soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andersen Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROS

Suzuki, Nakaba

Summary: "Gilthunder storms in to join Captain Hendrickson in facing Meliodas and King Arthur, evening the odds, but before long, another of Hendrickson's cronies jumps in and Meliodas finds himself going one-on-three after Arthur gets overwhelmed. Meanwhile, Captain Slader makes his way to find and save the King, only to encounter a most unexpected barrier to his goal. The fight to save Elizabeth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SEV

Turner, Megan Whalen

Summary: Eugenides, still known as a Thief of Eddis, faces palace intrigue and assassins as he strives to prove himself both to the people of Attolia and to his new bride, their queen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TUR

Grant, Michael

Summary: The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRA

Patterson, James

Summary: Shares firsthand wartime accounts describing the courageous battlefield sacrifices of men and women from every branch and operational specialty of the U.S. military, from the Vietnam War through the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 355.0092 PAT

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