Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Favor, Lesli J.

Summary: Examines the life of the lawyer politician who became the eighth president of the United States and led the country through its first serious depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 VAN

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: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Silbey, Joel H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VAN

Marszalek, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.56 MAR

Widmer, Edward L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 VAnBUREN, Martin Widmer

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

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.

Summary: Traces the life of the wife of the first president of the United States, from her childhood in Virginia through her marriage to George Washington to her role in the American Revolution and the early years of the new country's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WASHINGTO MCP

Robinson, Andrew

Summary: The extraordinarily inventive Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize, was asked how he came to have so many good ideas. Pauling replied: "Well, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones." Where do ideas come from? And why do the best ideas sometimes strike in a flash of "sudden genius"? Andrew Robinson here offers a fascinating look at the genesis of creativity in science and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 ROB

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Winter 1461--Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JUD

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: Examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 345 MIL

Reed, Avery

Summary: Details the life and times of the nineteenth-century German brothers who penned many famous fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: "A biographical account of engineer Otis Barton and naturalist Will Beebe's record-setting descent into the deep ocean in their Bathysphere craft, making the men the first humans to witness deep sea creatures in their natural habitat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROS

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOA

Plain, Nancy.

Summary: Examines the history of France during the reign of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette, provides information about everyday life in France during the revolutionary era, and includes a selection of contemporary writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 944.035 PLA

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME