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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CUR

Rivers, Susan

Summary: "When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband's three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a child, must endure the darkest days of the war on her own. By the time Major Hockaday returns two years later, Placidia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rivers 2017

Hawes, Jennifer (Jennifer Berry)

Summary: "A deeply moving work of narrative nonfiction on the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. On June 17, 2015, twelve members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study. He arrived with a pistol, 88 bullets, and hopes of starting a race war. Dylann Roof's massacre of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 HAW

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Summary: National headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers Gunned Down During Prayer Service in Charleston. South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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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

Holcomb, Brent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Historical Press 1977

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3757 Holco

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

Holcomb, Brent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holcomb 1979

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.1072 HOL

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

Fields, Jan

Summary: The Discover Cryptids film crew travel to South Carolina to investigate reports of a Swamp lizard man, which they are convinced is a hoax, just like all the other monsters--but Gabe is not so sure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FIE

Siddons, Anne Rivers

Summary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SID

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Siddons 2014

Jean, Cassandra.

Summary: In a graphic novel adaptation of the book, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 JEAN

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC GAR

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: Every August, four women gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SID

Howard, Greg (Gregory Steven)

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Riley's mom has disappeared and Riley knows that if he leaves tributes for the whispers, magical fairies that grant wishes, his mom will come back to him"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOW

Krist, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Arts Center Pub. 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 975.7 KRI

Dobson, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1986

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3756 Dobso

Conroy, Pat.

Summary: The author reflects on the place of sports in his life, describing his love of basketball, the role of the athlete for young men searching for their own identity, his education at the Citadel, and his journey to best-selling writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 CON

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Services 1976

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3757 SOU

Dabney, Joseph Earl.

Summary: Discover the secrets of one of the most mysterious, romantic regions in the South: the Lowcountry. James Beard Cookbook of the Year Award-winning author Joe Dabney produces another gem with this comprehensive celebration of Lowcountry cooking. Packed with history, authoritative folklore, photographs, and fascinating sidebars, Dabney takes readers on a tour of the Coastal Plain, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cumberland House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5975 DAB

Frank, Dorothea Benton

Summary: What happens when a young sophisticated Chicagoan falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush Lowcountry paradise off the coast of South Carolina -- trading the bustle of a cosmopolitan city for the vagaries of a small southern town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FRA

Johnson, Varian

Summary: "When Candice finds the letter, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, after all, who left Lambert in a cloud of shame. But the letter describes a young African American woman named Siobhan Washington. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding the letter writer. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle. Grandma tried and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: When all are gathered at Marguerite Dumaney Ladson's gala combination Xmas/birthday bash, she announces that she's leaving her fortune to Dr. Emory Swanson and his Evermore Foundation. The subsequent murder is attributed to Annie Darling's errant father who's just shown up after a twenty-five year absence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Johnson, Varian

Summary: Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother, who died after being dismissed as city manager for having the city tennis courts dug up looking for buried treasure--but when she finds the letter that sent her grandmother on the treasure hunt, she finds herself caught up in the mystery and, with the help of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC JOH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JOH

Schweitzer, George Keene

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Schweitzer 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3757 Schwe