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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

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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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

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

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

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

Kilmeade, Brian

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Down East Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Rober

Wiley, Melissa.

Summary: An abridged version of the story of five-year-old Charlotte Tucker, who would grow up to become the grandmother of Laura Ingalls Wilder, as she feels the effects of the War of 1812 while living with her family near Boston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WIL

Molotsky, Irvin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: With bombs bursting overhead, a tattered flag flying ... Joined by two cartoon flies and their factual narrative infused with kid-friendly fun, readers go above deck with Francis Scott Key and witness the birth of the U.S. national anthem during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.5 TRO

Summary: War having been declared, President Madison issued instructions to Governor Return Jonathan Meigs of Ohio, on April 6, 1812, to assemble the Militia at Dayton, Ohio, to be drilled and prepared to march to Detroit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1999

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3771 ROS

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Gough, Barry M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanwell 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.034 GOU

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

Gilpin, Alec R. (Alec Richard)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 1958

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 973.523 GIL
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 973.523 GIL