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Davis, Lynn

Summary: Presents the story of how an eccentric young artist became the inventor of the first telegraph system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Garretson, Dee

Summary: "It's 1918, and war is raging across Europe. When Lady Mina Tretheway receives a telegram at boarding school, she doesn't want to read it--telegrams never bring good news. The message is written in a cryptic code, and Mina is soon pulled out of school and into a secret wartime mission with a dashing American spy" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GAR

Quick, Amanda

Summary: Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but after spending her inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed-and-breakfast, she learns that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real. In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Rozier, Lucy Margaret.

Summary: Jackrabbit McCabe's unusually long legs have made him the fastest thing around, and he uses his speed for everything from racing against horses to fetching the doctor, but when the electric telegraph arrives in Windy Flats, Jackrabbit may have met his match.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROZ

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Dual stories of two disparate men, one a genius, and the other a killer. The geuius is Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of wireless communication. The murderer is the notorious Englishman, Dr. H. H. Crippen. Their lives intersect during the criminal chase.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1523 LAR

Larson, Erik.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men--Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication--whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time. - goodreads

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1523 LAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1523 Larson

Bittner, Mark.

Contents: A rolling stone -- Mansion on the hill -- A joyful encounter -- A question of trust -- Mandela -- The science of it -- Dogen -- Everything changes -- Bucky -- Paco and company -- A walk on the wild side -- Rage against the light -- Tupelo -- Back out in the world -- Free as a bird -- Fleeting happiness -- Snyder -- Act naturally -- Consiousness explained -- A late fledge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.6865 BIT

Silverman, Kenneth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.383 SIL

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: Recounts myths of the closing decades of the western frontier viewed through the eyes of Nellie Courtright and her brother Jackson, orphans that make good in the town of Rita Blanca in what would become the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP W MCM

Ives, Rob.

Summary: Make a robot from a toothbrush, send Morse code messages by telegraph, and create your own lightning! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step instructions. Discover the science behind each quick experiment, and have fun showing your friends and family. It moves, it spins, it flashes, it glows--it's electricity!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Tomato 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 537 IVE

Davis, Lynn

Summary: Discusses the life of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, an invention that changed the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Dire Straits (Musical group)

Contents: Telegraph road 14:15. -- Private investigations 6:45. -- Industrial disease 5:49. -- Love over gold 6:16. -- It never rains 7:54.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1982

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK DIR

Lusine.

Summary: 2013 release, the third full length from Seattle-based electronic pop & experimental electronic producer Jeff McIlwain AKA Lusine. As with all of his work as Lusine, this is a release characterized by diversity and coherency. It's an album that's both cerebral and visceral, a record that's both rewarding of a serious headphone session and also warm and melodic enough to make listening as...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ghostly Int'l 2013

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Banting, Erinn.

Summary: While Alexander Graham Bell won the race to patent the telephone, he was only one among many inventors who explored instant voice communication. This fascinating book describes the evolution of the telephone from the invention of the telegraph by Marconi to the modern day cell phones that have become a popular part of our everyday life. It also takes a close up look at how the telephone works,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.3 BAN

Eimer, David

Summary: The Beijing correspondent for the Sunday Telegraph describes his trip to the remotest parts of the country far away from the capital, including the Islamic area of Xinjiang province, the forbidden zone of Tibet and Route 219, which borders India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 EIM