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Kramer, Barbara

Summary: "The story of how a young Southern girl who was raised on a pig farm became one of the most influential and inspiring people in the world. We all know Oprah Winfrey as a talk-show host, actress, producer, media mogul, and philanthropist, but the "Queen ofTalk" wasn't always so fortunate. She suffered through a rough childhood and went on to use her personal struggles as motivation. Oprah's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: Ellen DeGeneres has dedicated her life to making people laugh. She is known as an entertainment pioneer and champion of the LGBTQ community. Ellen DeGeneres: Groundbreaking Entertainer explores DeGeneres's early life, rise to fame, and positive influence on society. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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

Napier, Erin

Summary: "From Ben and Erin Napier, the stars of the hit HGTV show Home Town, comes Make Something Good Today, a memoir that tells us all to seek out the good in life, celebrate the beauty of family and friends, and prosper within our communities because everything we need in life to be happy, is within our grasp. Long before their hugely popular TV show, an expanding family, or demolition day on their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 NAP

Bailey, Diane

Summary: "Even though he's best known for his successful PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fred Rogers never dreamed of working in television. In fact, he hated the very first program that he ever watched! Join author Diane Bailey as she takes readers through the journey that brought Mister Rogers into our living rooms. From his childhood interest in puppet-making and music, to his courageous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROGERS BAI

Reid, Aimee

Summary: "Mister Rogers is one of the most beloved television personalities ever, but before he was the man who brought us "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", he was just little Freddie Rogers. You Are My Friend tells how Fred was a sickly and lonely child. At school,he was bullied and had trouble making friends and expressing his feelings. His parents and grandparents encouraged Fred to ask for help and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Scott, Jonathan

Summary: "For their millions of fans around the world, identical twins Jonathan and Drew Scott are masters of the impossible--finding and transforming ordinary houses into stunning dream homes as HGTV's megastar Property Brothers. If you're a fan of Jonathan and Drew's hit shows, Property Brothers, Brother vs. Brother, Property Brothers at Home, and Buying and Selling, you probably think you know the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SCOTT SCO

Kelley, Kitty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WINFREY, OPRAH Kel

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Sherman, Jill

Summary: "On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a varied career, from his many business enterprises to his role as host in the reality TV show The Apprentice. As chairman of The Trump Organization, his net worth is estimated at more than $4 billion....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

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

Salkin, Allen

Summary: Between 2000 and 2015, when Trump announced his candidacy, he was able to identify an unserved political constituency, hone a persuasive message that appealed to their needs, and deliver it effectively, despite intense media opposition. Salkin and Short provide a nonpartisan oral history which shows that Trump had carefully planned his bid for the presidency since he launched what many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SAL

Spence, Gerry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4502 SPE

Hendershot, Heather

Summary: "Few conservatives are as revered and admired as William F. Buckley. Buckley is best known for founding National Review, the flagship journal of the right. But his long-running talk show Firing Line was equally important, because it allowed him to reach beyond the conservative enclave and engage millions of mainstream Americans. When Firing Line premiered in 1966, only two years after Barry...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 HEN

Edwards, Gavin

Summary: Looking back at the history of the Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood television show and the creative visionary behind it, Edwards reminds us of the indelible lessons and insights that they conveyed and why they matter. With dozens of interviews of people whose lives were touched by Fred Rogers, this book is a love letter to this unforgettable cultural hero and role model and to the beautiful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 ROGERS, FRED

Johnston, David

Summary: Love him or hate him, Trump's influence is undeniable. A man of great media savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and political clout, Trump's career has been plagued by legal troubles and mounting controversy. Johnston tells the full story of how a boy from a quiet section of Queens, NY would become an entirely new, and complex, breed of public figure. Drawing on decades of interviews, financial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRUMP, DONALD JOH

Fey, Tina

Summary: From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 792.7 FEY

Cho, Margaret.

Contents: Disc One So good to be home -- Karl Lagerfeld -- I am a fag hag -- Chippendales -- Gay porn -- Lesbians love whale watching -- Are you gay? -- Grandma and Grandpa -- Disc Two Once upon a time I had myown tv show -- KKK-Mart -- Saved by the Gong -- Fatty choices -- Gwen -- "Margaret Cho, you're a star!" -- Mother's Day -- But I'm a size 4 -- Chow-like Cho diet-- Koren a̲merican role model --...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nettwerk America 2003

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CHO

Lunden, Joan

Summary: "When former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden was diagnosed with breast cancer, she set out to learn everything about it to help her survive. With seven children counting on her, giving up was not an option. After announcing her diagnosis on Good Morning America, people all over the country rallied around Joan as she went into Warrior mode. Within a few months, after losing her hair, Joan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUNDEN, JOAN LUN

Ferguson, Craig

Summary: The host of "The Late, Late Show" delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark--as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FER

Kotb, Hoda

Summary: She's just like the rest of us. But she's something different, too. Hoda Kotb grew up in two cultures--one where summers meant playing at the foot of the ancient pyramids and another where she had to meet her junior prom date at the local 7-Eleven to spare them both the wrath of her conservative Egyptian parents. She's traveled the globe for network television, smuggling videotapes in her shoes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOTB, HODA KOT

Bishop, Bryan

Contents: Breaking bald, or: a not-so-mini biography -- Making ADHD pay, or: how I turned a disorder into a career -- Falling in love, or: "will you stop talking please? I'm trying to kiss you" -- Signs of trouble, or: "Christie, I'm sick" -- Diagnosis, or: "whatever you do, don't google 'low-grade glioma'" -- The worst phone call of my life, or: "Mom and dad? I have some bad news" -- Telling Adam, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BISHOP, BRYAN BIS

Giudice, Teresa

Summary: In her second memoir, the Real Housewife chronicles her life since her release from prison and what it's been like to weather difficult times as a single mother. Though she recounts the happy memories she's experienced over the past year, she also touches upon some of the darkest times of her life, including her parents' hospitalizations for severe medical issues in late 2016, which led to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUIDICE, TERESA GUI

Scott, Jonathan

Summary: Complete with hilarious behind-the-scenes stories from set, Jonathan and Drew Scott, discuss how their family and upbringing have led to their success in life. Throughout, the brothers keep fans laughing with the clever, and sometimes zany, sibling banter for which they're known best.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B SCO

Noah, Trevor

Summary: The comedian traces his coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed, offering insight into the farcical aspects of the political and social systems of today's world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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King, Maxwell

Summary: Maxwell King delivers the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, telling the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, he traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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