Summary: "In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments"--
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 STA
Summary: In an odyssey that spanned more than 20 years and 300 visits, QT Luong focused his lenses on iconic landscapes and rarely seen remote views, presenting his journey in this sumptuous array of more than 500 images. Accompanying the collection of scenic masterpieces is a guide that includes maps of each park, as well as extended captions that detail where and how the photographs were made....
Publisher / Publication Date: Cameron + Company 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 917.3 LUO
Summary: Describes the M1A1 Abrams tank, including its history, equipment, weapons, tactics, and future use with the U.S. Army.
Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2004
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 623.7 GRE
Summary: Embark upon a memorable journey of discovery with this combination of natural landscapes, animal habitats, and geological wonders. From a snowy Antarctic landscape and dry African grasslands to tectonic plates rumbling beneath the planet's crust and meteorites whizzing through the atmosphere, children will be fascinated by the beauty of their home - our Earth! The unique design of the book...
Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550 BRO
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRO
Summary: America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams presents The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine to Big...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016
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Summary: "This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has...
Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 BAN
Summary: Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SCH
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE SKI
Summary: In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world's first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, through the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites and 84 million acres.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.78 DUN
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.78 DUN
Summary: The label "Arsenal of Democracy" was coined by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in a fireside chat radio broadcast on December 29, 1940, nearly a year before the United States formally entered the war. Here is the pictorial story of one Detroiter's unique leadership in the miraculous speed Detroit's mass-production capacity was shifted to output of tanks, trucks, guns, and airplanes to support...
Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia Pub. 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 DAV
Summary: "An incredible cinematic adventure through the awe-inspiring national parks and monuments of America's Southwest. Filmed in High Definition, this fully-narrated production takes you from the edge of the red rock canyons to the rivers below, past hoodoos and towering arches. Follow in the footsteps of ancient cultures and early explorers, learn the geologic secrets that formed this amazing...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Video, Orange Tree Productions 2009
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 917.3 GRE
Summary: A "chronicle of our national heroes' sacrifices and triumphs in Iraq and Afghanistan after their return to the homefront"--
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 NOR
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
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR
Contents: Austria -- China -- European collaboration -- France -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Israel -- Italy -- Japan -- Russia -- South Korea -- Spain -- Sweden -- United States.
Publisher / Publication Date: MBI Pub. 2002