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Tobia, Jacob

Summary: "From the moment a doctor in Raleigh, North Carolina, put 'male' on Jacob Tobia's birth certificate, everything went wrong. Alongside 'male' came many other, far less neutral words: words that carried expectations about who Jacob was and who Jacob should be, words like 'masculine' and 'aggressive' and 'cargo shorts' and 'SPORTS!' Naturally sensitive, playful, creative, and glitter-obsessed, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Ellis, Jason

Summary: "From the pro-skater, satellite radio star, and New York Times-bestselling author of I'm Awesome comes a hilarious follow-up about how a man should live, everything from the etiquette of threesomes to why the only bands that matter are Metallica, AC/DC, and Pantera, to living life to the fullest and without fear of judgment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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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 (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Smee, Sebastian

Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME

Gottler, Archie

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Mills Music Inc. 1941

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Wiesel, Elie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Notre Dame Press 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.833 WIE

Jones, Tobias.

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER: In 1999 Tobias Jones immigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he found a very different country: one besieged by unfathomable terrorism and deep-seated paranoia. The Dark Heart of Italy is Jones's account of his four-year voyage across the Italian peninsula. Jones writes not just about Italy's art,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 2004

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Summary: It is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably, no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects. The film vividly brings to life Jacobs' 1960s showdown with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CIT

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Hubbard, Crystal.

Summary: "A picture book biography highlighting a pivotal event in the childhood of African American baseball player Marcenia "Toni Stone" Lyle Alberga, the woman who broke baseball's gender barrier by becoming the first female roster member of a professional Negro League team"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 HUB

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Gaughen, A. C.

Summary: Scarlet's true identity has been revealed and she has been forced to marry Lord Gisbourne and participate at court, acting the part of a noblewoman in hopes of helping her beloved Robin Hood's cause and forging a future with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION GAU

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

O'Connell, Jack

Summary: Jack O'Connell possessed an uncanny ability to be at the center of things. On his arrival in Jordan in 1958, he unraveled a coup aimed at the young King Hussein, who would become America's most reliable Middle East ally. Over time, their bond of trust and friendship deepened. In 1967, O'Connell tipped off Hussein that Israel would invade Egypt the next morning. Later, as Hussein's Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 O'CONNELL, JACK O'CO

Summary: Rebel outlaw Robin Hood outwits the Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisbourne, and saves the throne for the absent King Richard I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Adventures 2010

Maden, Mike

Summary: Twenty years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl who had been injured during an attack in the Balkan War. Today, her son, Jack Ryan Jr. has decided to surprise his mother by tracking down the young lady. What he finds shocks them both. The helpless child has grown into a remarkable woman. Aida Curic is a self-possessed beauty who runs a refugee agency that helps...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CLA

Cody, Matthew.

Summary: In the late 1100s, thirteen-year-old Will, the future Lord of Shackley, is exiled to Sherwood Forest, where he meets Robin Hood and the Merry Men and bands with them to try retake Shackley Castle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COD

Simeti, Mary Taylor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.804 SIM

Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: Disc 1. Fiedler & the Pops in movieland: Somewhere, my love. Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. The shadow of your smile. Theme from Love story. Love theme from Romeo and Juliet. Never on Sunday. The way we were. Gigi. Days of wine and roses. Fiedler & the Pops on Broadway: A pretty girl is like a melody. September song. Seventy-six trombones. The impossible dream. Wunderbar. Tonight. Smoke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Music 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING BOS