Summary: Traces the steps of six women--author Fanny Trollope, actress Fanny Kemble, economist Harriet Martineau, homesteader Rebecca Burlend, traveler Isabella Bird ,and novelist Catherine Hubback--who came to America in the nineteenth century to start new lives.
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 WHE
Summary: Introduces young readers to the life of the pioneering investigative reporter, her record-breaking trip around the world, and her undercover work on behalf of the mentally ill.
Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BLY
Summary: When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, fans around the globe came together to celebrate the life of an inimitable man who had dedicated his life to traveling nearly everywhere (and eating nearly everything), shedding light on the lives and stories of others. His impact was outsized and his legacy has only grown since his death. Now, for the first time, people have been granted a look into...
Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021
Sorry, no copies availablePlace a hold to request this item.
Contents: Life in Early 20th Century America -- The Amazing Engine That Could -- America Hits the Road -- America's Love Affair With Motorcycles -- Victorian Girls Breaking All the Rules -- Della Crewe : A Small Town Girl With Big Dreams -- The Great Adventure of Effie and Avis Hotchkiss -- The Van Buren Sisters : Out to Change America -- Epilogue.
Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2012
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 Murphy 2012
Summary: "Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long. Growing up moving from foreign country to foreign country, just like her father and grandfather, she became attached to her identity as a global woman from nowhere. But, on the verge of turning thirty years old, everything changed. Molly...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAY, MOLLY CARO MAY
Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.
Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020