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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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cordell, Matthew

Summary: "A biographical look at the life and career of Fred Rogers and the impact of his show, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books, Holiday House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROGERS BAI

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...

Format: text

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SCOTT SCO

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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Renauld, Laura

Summary: "The first ever picture book biography about the inimitable Fred Rogers, beloved creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE REI

Kelley, Kitty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Kreutzberger, Mario

Summary: "El octogenario animador repasa lo que ha aprendido en su vasta carrera televisiva y los desafíos que ha enfrentado tanto en su oficio de animador como en su vida."--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH KRE

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "This picture book biography focuses on critically acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who used her struggles in childhood as motivation to become "Queen of All Media.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside 2016

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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

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 Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CHO

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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

Spence, Gerry.

Format: text

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

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

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...

Format: text

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Torres, Tia

Summary: "From one of the most respected figures in the dog rescue community come the harrowing, funny, and inspiring stories of nine incredible dogs that shaped her life. Tia Torres, beloved underdog advocate and star of Animal Planet's hit show Pit Bulls & Parolees, chronicles her roller-coaster life in this heartwarming memoir featuring some of her best-loved dogs. With inimitable honesty and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 TOR

Pulos, Jenni

Summary: "Jenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. She's been publicly humiliated, dumped by her spouse on national television, told she'd never make it in Hollywood, encouraged by her family with inspiring questions like, "when are you getting a real job?" and has not only survived but thrived as a result. Despite her struggles and setbacks, Jenni has gone from a "wannabe" aspiring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PULOS, JENNI PUL

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