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Teichner, Martha

8 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together, from CBS Sunday Morning News correspondent and multi-Emmy-Award-winning Martha Teichner. There are true fairy tales. Stories that exist because impossible-to-explain coincidences change everything. Except in real life, not all of them have conventional,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2021

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Leelanau Conservancy

Summary: "Working with iconic Leelanau photographer Ken Scott, the Leelanau Conservancy has published a book of photos and essays about the lands that the Leelanau Conservancy has protected over the last 27 years. The 56-page book, titled “Why We Preserve” features 52 stunning color photographs and seven essays by a cache of writers including renowned chef Mario Batali, CBS Sunday Morning News...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Leelanau Press 0000

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Miller, Mirella S.

Summary: "Explores the freshwater marsh biome, plants and animals in the biome, the biome food chain, and highlights the alligator"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.68 MIL

Schwartz, Marie Jenkins

Summary: Behind every great man stands a great woman. And behind that great woman stands a slave. Or so it was in the households of the Founding Fathers from Virginia where slaves worked and suffered throughout the domestic environments of the era, from Mount Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier to the nation's capital. American icons like Martha Washington, Martha Jefferson, and Dolley Madison were all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 SCH

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Prévot, Franck

Summary: Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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McLain, Paula

Summary: After meeting and falling in love while she covered the Spanish Civil War in Madrid, Martha Gellhorn is forced to choose between her marriage to Ernest Hemingway and her career as a war correspondent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Hawkins, Martha

Summary: "This is the heartbreaking and uplifting tale of one woman who just wouldn't give up"--Cover, p. 4.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.1 HAW

Blais, Madeleine

Summary: "In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais' in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack--it had no electricity, no modern plumbing, the roof leaked, and mice had invaded the walls. It was perfect. Sitting on Tisbury Great Pond--well-stocked with oysters and crab for foraged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLAIS, MADELEINE BLA

Eicher, Jerry S.

Summary: A best-selling fiction author recounts his young life in an Amish family which moved from Ontario to Honduras and then to America when the community failed, and his reasons for departing from his childhood faith later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EICHER, JERRY S EIC

Kerrison, Catherine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their struggle to define themselves reflects both the possibilities and the limitations that resulted from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Kerrison 2018

Kerrison, Catherine

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their struggle to define themselves reflects both the possibilities and the limitations that resulted from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 KER

Marton, Kati.

Summary: Renowned author Kati Marton tells how her journalist parents survived the Nazis in Budapest and were imprisoned by the Soviets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTON, KATI MAR

Ottaviani, Jim

Summary: Introduces the lives and work of three eminent primatologists, sharing insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey while exploring their pivotal contributions to twentieth-century natural science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish, First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 OTT

Hansen, Drew D.

Summary: A riveting account of the origins and legacy of "I Have a Dream" Forty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. electrified the nation when he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. King's prophetic utterances started the long overdue process of changing America's idea of itself. His words would enter the American lexicon, galvanizing the civil rights movement,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR HAN

Linehan, Marsha

Summary: Marsha Linehan tells the story of her journey from suicidal teenager to world-renowned developer of the life-saving behavioral therapy DBT, using her own struggle to develop life skills for others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINEHAN, MARSHA LIN

Evans, Shane.

Summary: Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EVA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EVA

Kelley, Kitty

Summary: Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, describing the hardships and triumphs King encountered along his journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greenberg, Jan

Summary: Tells the story behind the creation of "Appalachian Spring," describing Aaron Copland's composition, Martha Graham's intense choreography and Isamu Noguchi's set design.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flash Point 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J792.8 GRE

Marshall, James

Summary: Relates several episodes in the friendship of two hippopotamuses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Wittenstein, Barry

Summary: "The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv M

Abrams, Jeanne E.

Summary: How the three inaugural First Ladies defined the role for future generations, and carved a space for women in AmericaAmerica's first First Ladies--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison--had the challenging task of playing a pivotal role in defining the nature of the American presidency to a fledgling nation and to the world. In First Ladies of the Republic, Jeanne Abrams breaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ARB

Barss, Karen

Summary: Martha and Helen decide to enter Wagstaff City's Go Green Go-Cart race. They do some research and visit the junkyard to find what they need to built a solar-powered cart. T.D. and Alice also visit he junkyard because they are making a wind-powered cart. Ronald and Reginald win the race with their cart "powered by a goldfish" but later they fight and crash into a post revealing that it is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MED

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