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Summary: Major Sinclair Yeates is a retired English army officer who becomes a Resident Magistrate in pre-independence West Ireland. Living in a ramshackle country house surrounded by the community's eccentric inhabitants, Major Yeates struggles to apply judicial logic in a country where the inevitable never happens, but the improbable frequently does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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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

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Ellis, Bella

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Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ELL

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Contents: On Wenlock edge (20:15) ; Songs of travel (22:51) / Vaughan Williams -- Pleading : op. 48, no. 1 (2:48) ; Three songs, op. 59 (6:31) ; Two songs, op. 60 (6:06) / Edward Elgar -- Love blows as the wind blows (10:00) / George Butterworth.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI Classics 1993

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

Caroli, Betty Boyd.

Summary: Draws from letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle the lives of nine women from the Roosevelt clan, covering a period of 150 years; discussing their activities as wives, mothers, authors, campaigners, and socialites.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1998

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

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

Berlin, Irving

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: I. Berlin Music Corp. 1938

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Summary: Presents a debate on the question of the existence of God between the philosophies of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 Goodwin 2013

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the 'muckraking' press Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.91 GOO

Summary: 17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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

Strathern, Paul

Summary: "By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo de' Medici (Lorenzo the Magnificent) they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 STR

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: the love of a king. When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots as the king's interest begins to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MINAMOTO, YOSHITSUNE TUR

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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