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Samuels, David

Summary: The continuing story of James Hogue, the con artist, a homeless itinerant, who assumed a false identity and was admitted to Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SAM

Adamson, Yvonne.

Summary: Set in the mountains of Telluride, Colorado, this is the passionate story of four generations of women who overcame all odds to keep the promise of a beloved piece of land called Bridey's Mountain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Llanas, Sheila Griffin

Summary: In this title, unwrap the life of talented Coca-Cola Inventor John Pemberton! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Georgia. Students can follow Pembertons success story from his early days in the Confederate Army to his work in medicine after the Civil War and his invention of Coca-Cola. Pembertons family life and the sale of his secret recipe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LLA

Isdell, Edward Neville

Summary: A former chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola traces the story of his career, describing his efforts to combat public relations challenges, his contributions to opening markets throughout the world, and his strategies for promoting corporate responsibility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.7 ISD

Lorbiecki, Marybeth.

Summary: Presents the story of 12-year-old Elizabeth Becker, who was returning from India to America with her mother and siblings on the Titanic when the great ship collided with an iceberg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J910 LOR

Humphreys, Jessica Dee

Summary: Recounts the experiences of Michel Chikwanine, who at age five was abducted during a schoolyard soccer game and forced to become a child soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 HUM

Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia

Summary: Presents the lives and accomplishments of eight women artists from around the world. Every story comes with an engaging activity that will nurture a child's own varied skills and inspire them to pursue a treasured goal or aspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 AMS

Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 920 HAN

Triplett, Dawn.

Summary: "Brave boys were they! contains the biographies of over four hundred Civil War veterans who lived in Kalkaska County, Michigan. More than two hundred veterans are interred in Kalkaska County cemeteries, some in unmarked graves that are only now being marked with military headstones. The book chronicles the events and activities of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corp that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Triplett 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7474 TRI
1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 977.465 TRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 973.7479 TRI

Summary: While dreams of a passage proved illusory, Captain James Cook's journey produced some of the finest charts, collections, and anthropological observations of his career. It also helped establish British relations with Russia and opened the door to the hugely influential maritime fur trade. This collection of essays from an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars - including former...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 910 BAR

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Enss, Chris

Summary: Colorado Territory in 1864 wasn't merely the wild west, it was a land in limbo while the Civil War raged in the east and politics swirled around its potential admission to the union. The territorial governor, John Evans, had ambitions on the national stage should statehood occur--and he was joined in those ambitions by a local pastor and erstwhile Colonel in the Colorado militia, John...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TwoDot 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ENS

Ross, John F.

Summary: "When John Wesley Powell became the first person to navigate the entire Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, he completed what Lewis and Clark had begun nearly 70 years earlier--the final exploration of continental America. The son of an abolitionist preacher, a Civil War hero (who lost an arm at Shiloh), and a passionate naturalist and geologist, in 1869 Powell tackled the vast and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ROS

DeYoung, Karen

Summary: A biography of the soldier-statesman follow's Colin Powell's life from his Jamaican roots and youth in the Bronx, through his decorated career in the Army and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to his role as Secretary of State and departure from the post.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POWELL, COLIN POW

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Introduces young readers to the world traveler who wrote about his many experiences while journeying from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Marcovitz, Hal.

Summary: A biography of the Italian traveler who became the first European to cross Asia completely and document his experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Give students a context in which to study the world's widely varying life expectancy statistics. Focusing discussion on economic and cultural factors, this program examines dramatic discrepancies between life spans in the United States, Japan, Russia, and the developing nation of Sierra Leone-where a high infant mortality rate creates the lowest life expectancy in the world. The video presents...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Klebold, Sue.

Summary: On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound twenty-four others before taking their own lives. For the last sixteen years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the promising...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KLEBOLD, SUE KLE

Demi.

Summary: Describes the life and journeys of the Italian trader who became famous for his travels in Asia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 915.04 DEM

Klebold, Sue

Summary: "The mother of one of the two shooters at Columbine High School draws on personal recollections, journal entries and video recordings to piece together what led to her son's unpredicted breakdown and share insights into how other families might recognize warning signs,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 373.788 KLE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 KLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KLEBOLD, SUE KLE

Yip-Williams, Julie

Summary: "Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia by her grandmother, only to then flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred other refugees, Julie made it to Hong Kongand, ultimately, America, where a surgeon at UCLA gave her partial sight. Against all odds, she became a Harvard-educated lawyer, with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Garelick, Rhonda K.

Summary: "Little black dresses. Fake pearls. Jersey knit. Blazers. Ballet flats. Today--and for nearly the last hundred years--we all see some version of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel every time we pass a woman on the street. But few among us realize that Chanel's rolein the events of the twentieth century was as pervasive as her influence on fashion, or how deeply she absorbed and then brilliantly reimagined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHANEL, COCO GAR

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Chaney, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

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