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Cooper, Floyd

Summary: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COO

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: In early September 1900, twelve-year-old Carrie of Galveston is looking forward to spending Saturday night at her friend's house, until her parents are invited to a very important party and she is forced to stay home and take care of her little brother; but a boring chore turns into a nightmare when the storm surge from the Great Hurricane hits and their house is swept off its foundation--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUN

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Examines the history of Juneteenth and describes some of the ways the holiday is celebrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL BASKET

Roker, Al

Summary: Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.8 ROK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 ROK

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 ROK

Summary: A groundbreaking documentary series sheds new light on real-estate icon, Robert Durst, while unraveling one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in New York history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JIN

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.4 Larson 1999

Larson, Erik.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.4139 LAR

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Galveston, Texas, 8 September 1900. It's another fine day in the Gulf according to Isaac Cline, chief observer of the new US Weather Bureau, but one day later, 6-10,000 people were dead, wiped out by the biggest storm the coast of America had ever witnessed. Isaac Cline was confident of his ability to predict the weather: he had new technology at his disposal, 'perfect science', and, like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 976.4139 LAR

Center, Katherine

Summary: "Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas-the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement will be none other than Duncan Carpenter-a former, unrequited crush of Sam's from many years before. When...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Center 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Cen

Gray, Shelley Shepard

Summary: "Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, came to Galveston, Texas, after the war to fulfill his promise to a dying comrade to look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRA

Gordon-Reed, Annette

Summary: ""It is staggering that there is no date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States." -Annette Gordon-Reed. The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian andTexas native. Interweaving American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed, the descendant of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 394.263 GOR

Gordon-Reed, Annette

Summary: Weaving together American history, dramatic family chronicle, and episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed provides a historian's view of the country's long road to Juneteenth, recounting both its origins in Texas and the enormous hardships that African-Americans have endured in the century since, from Reconstruction through Jim Crow and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 394.263 GOR

Cooper, Floyd

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Summary: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Carson Philips is a hard-drinking L.A. private eye who takes a case in his old hometown of Galveston, Texas. While searching for a missing woman, Philips must confront a crime boss, a shady doctor, a sexy club singer, his former lover, and his own dark, disturbing past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie travel in the magic tree house to Galveston, Texas on September 8, 1900--the day of the worst natural disaster in US history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

Weisgarber, Ann.

Summary: 1900. Young pianist Catherine Wainwright flees the fashionable town of Dayton, Ohio in the wake of a terrible scandal. Heartbroken and facing destitution, she finds herself striking up correspondence with a childhood admirer, the recently widowed Oscar Williams. In desperation she agrees to marry him. But when Catherine travels to Oscar's farm on Galveston Island, Texas - a thousand miles from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

Center, Katherine

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas - the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement will be none other than Duncan Carpenter - a former, unrequited crush of Sam's from many years before. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CEN

Nichols, Peter

Summary: Nichols sails from England to Galveston, Texas, after his marriage breaks up, and shares the knowledge he gains about himself, sailing, and marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 NIC

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