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Black, Jeremy.

Summary: Explores both the military and diplomatic events that focus on the actions of the British during the War of 1812, comparing it to other conflicts in Europe during this time frame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 BLA

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 Bartoletti

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: During the War of 1812, Caroline finds evidence that someone is smuggling precious supplies to the British and fears that the traitor may be her own uncle. Includes an "Inside Caroline's World" essay about smuggling during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2015

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Taylor, Alan

Summary: Recreates the events that inspired hundreds of slaves to pressure British admirals into becoming liberators by using their intimate knowledge of the countryside to transform the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.503 TAY

Summary: A collection of letters, speeches, diary entries, newspaper and magazine articles, memoir excerpts, poems, sermons, songs, and military reports that provide a rich first-hand panorama of the War of 1812 as it was experienced by a wide range of participants: Americans, Britons, Canadians, and Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 HIC

Flatt, Lizann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 FLA

Langguth, A. J.

Summary: In the second and final war of independence, Madison leads an unprepared nation into a struggle that will establish the United States as a major world power and stake its claim to the entire continent. Before the outcome is decided, the war will have engulfed land and sea, with a disastrous U.S. defeat at Detroit and epic naval campaigns on the Great Lakes. After the Americans sack Toronto, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 LAN

Minahan, John A.

Summary: During the War of 1812, when British soldiers threaten the town of Scituate, Massachusetts, young Rebecca Bates and her sister Abigail, daughters of the local lighthouse keeper, find a way to save both him and the town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pippin Press 1995

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

Molotsky, Irvin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 MOL

McCully, Emily Arnold.

Summary: In 1813, nine-year-old Caroline, a fast runner, helps the residents of Saint Michaels, Maryland, as they defend their town against the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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

Benn, Carl

Summary: Examines the events leading up to the War of 1812 and the major phases of the war, and describes the views of all parties--the Indians and the Canadians as well as the United States and Great Britain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BEN

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: When her father is taken prisoner by the British, Caroline Abbott, a young girl living during the War of 1812, tries to help her family run their shipyard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: A modern-day girl finds herself on the shore of Lake Ontario during the War of 1812, and as she and and Caroline Abbott experience life in this turbulent time, the reader is invited to choose how the twosome might help the Americans beat the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERN

Limbaugh, Rush H.

Summary: Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to explore the night "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LIM

Borneman, Walter R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 BOR

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: When her father is taken prisoner by the British, Caroline Abbott, a young girl living during the War of 1812, tries to help her family run their shipyard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 JOH

Milford, Kate

Summary: "A quest story to find the three pieces of a magical engine which can either win the War of 1812...or stop it altogether"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Milford 2016

Daughan, George C.

Contents: Roots of war -- Free trade and sailors' rights -- Jefferson's embargo and the slide toward war -- Madison's strategy -- The United States declares war -- Blue-water victories -- The Constitution and the Guerriere -- Ripe apples and bitter fruit: the Canadian invasion -- Canadian disasters accumulate -- More blue-water victories -- The Constitution and the Java -- A sea change -- Napoleon and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 DAU

Kilmeade, Brian

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Kilmeade, Brian

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Summary: Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew Jackson. A native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, he was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated British aggression. But he feared that President Madison's men were overlooking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 KIL

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Snow, Peter

Summary: Chronicles the burning of Washington, DC at the hands of the British during the War of 1812, documenting the escape of the first family and the Battle of Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 SNO

Vogel, Steve

Summary: Traces the story of a pivotal six-week period in 1814 that marked the turnaround of the War of 1812 and enabled a nearly defeated U.S. to rally against British forces at Baltimore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 VOG