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Moore, Peter

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The most famous phrase in American history once looked quite different. "The preservation of life, & liberty, & the pursuit of happiness" was how Thomas Jefferson put it in the first draft of the Declaration, before the first ampersand was scratched out, along with "the preservation of." In a statement as pithy--and contested--as this, a small deletion matters. And indeed, that final,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2023

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Immerwahr, Daniel

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Summary: "A history of the United States' overseas possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines and beyond, and what they reveal about the true meaning of American empire."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 IMM

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "With over 19 million copies in print and a remarkable record of #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers, Bill O'Reilly's Killing series is the most popular series of narrative histories in the world. Killing the Witches revisits one of the most frightening and inexplicable episodes in American history: the events of 1692 and 1693 in Salem Village,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 O'RE
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Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 O'RE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 O'RE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.4 ORE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US O'Reilly

Ellis, Joseph J.

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Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis offers an epic account of the origins and clashing ideologies of America's revolutionary era, recovering a war more brutal, and more disorienting, than any in our history, save perhaps the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 ELL

Holzer, Harold

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Summary: "From acclaimed Abraham Lincoln historian Harold Holzer, a groundbreaking account of Lincoln's grappling with the politics of immigration against the backdrop of the Civil War. In the three decades before the Civil War, some ten million foreign-born people settled in the United States, forever altering the nation's demographics, culture, and--perhaps most significantly--voting patterns....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: O'Reilly revisits one of the most frightening and inexplicable episodes in American history: the events of 1692 and 1693 in Salem Village, Massachusetts. What began as a mysterious affliction of two young girls who suffered violent fits and exhibited strange behavior soon spread to other young women. Rumors of demonic possession and witchcraft consumed Salem. Soon three women were arrested...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 ORE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 973 ORE

Hockensmith, Steve

Summary: At the National Museum of American History, Eric, Dominique, Aday, and Josephine enlist the help of Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Thomas Jefferson to thwart a plan to turn the United States into a monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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Marsico, Katie

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial doctor and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.973 MAR

Spilsbury, Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 SPI

Erdosh, George

Summary: Describes some of the foods prepared in the various areas of what would become the United States during the colonial period. Includes recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5973 ERD

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1969

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 COL

Avi

Summary: After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2019

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Avi 2019

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: "Explore the life of a colonial apothecary and his importance to the community, as well as everyday life, responsibilities, and social practices during that time"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 615 PET

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Bordessa, Kris.

Summary: A history of the exploration and colonization of America also provides activities related to the daily lives and social customs of the settlers and explorers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 BOR

Garstecki, Julia

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Summary: "Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living in Colonial America? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--OverDrive website.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 GAR

Nash, Gary B.

Summary: A history text of America's colonial period, emphasizing the interaction of three cultures--colonialists, Indians, and Blacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 Nash,

Hamen, Susan E.

Summary: Describes how the original thirteen colonies came to form.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 HAM

Mara, Wil.

Summary: "Explore the life of a colonial schoolmaster and his importance to the community, as well as everyday life, responsibilities, and social practices during that time"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 371.1 MAR

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Mara, Wil.

Summary: "Explore the life of a colonial silversmith and his importance to the community, as well as everyday life, responsibilities, and social practices during that time"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 739.23 MAR

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Investigates life in the thirteen original colonies, the events that led to the American Revolution, the war itself, and the early years of independence up to the adoption of the Constitution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 ISA

Miller, Brandon Marie.

Summary: Presents details of daily life of Colonial children during the period from 1607 to 1775.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.2 MIL

Enslow, Anne.

Summary: "Explores songs of the colonial period in their historical context."

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing, Inc. 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK ENS

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