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Miller, Kimberly Rae

Summary: Blending social history and personal experiences, an exploration of how people try to control their bodies with food reveals the struggle everyone experiences with their own bodies.

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIL

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MILLER, KIMBERLY RAE MIL

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The Wright Brothers are famous for their role in the history of flight! Kids can read this book to find out more about the Wright Brothers and how they flew the first airplane. They will learn how the Wright Brothers started a bicycle shop first and how their first flight at Kitty Hawk went"--Publisher's website.

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wilkinson, Charles F.

Summary: "In 1959, the Supreme Court ushered in a new era of Indian law, which recognizes Indian tribes as permanent governments within the federal constitutional system and, on the whole, honors old promises to the Indians. Drawing together historical sources such as the records of treaty negotiations with the Indians, classic political theory on the nature of sovereignty, and anthropological studies...

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.08 WIL

Taylor, Nikki Marie

Summary: The story of Margaret Garner—the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery—has inspired Toni Morrison’s Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera. Garner’s story has defied solid historical treatment and Nikki M. Taylor’s fierce, poetic history of Garner brilliantly captures...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 TAY

Pollack, Pam.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

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Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOSS, DESMOND HER

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Provides a look at the lives of Orville and Wilbur Wright, as seen through the eyes of their younger sister, Katharine, who provided support and encouragement while they worked on their many inventions.

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 Yolen

Doeden, Matt.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the co-founder and long-time CEO of Apple Computers and former CEO of Pixar.

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maurer, Richard

Summary: Presents a brief biography of the sister of Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Haskell

Clinton, Chelsea

1 hold on 1 copy

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.

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Shea, George.

Summary: A twelve-year-old boy named Tom Tate meets Orville and Wilbur Wright and witnesses the invention of the airplane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903.

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JBR PURPLE SHE

Burns, Cherie.

Summary: A portrait of the Standard Oil heiress and legendary American trendsetter Millicent Rogers. Nobody knew how to live the high life like Millicent Rogers. Born into luxury, she lived in a whirl of beautiful homes, European vacations, exquisite clothing and handsome men. Here, Cherie Burns chronicles Rogers's glittering life from her days as a young girl afflicted with rheumatic fever to her Taos...

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.953 ROGERS, MILLICENT BUR

Old, Wendie C.

Summary: Traces the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2002

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

Summary: Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

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2 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV FRA

Summary: A founding member of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his personal crash and burn, and his phoenix-like transformation via a unique path to sobriety.

Publisher / Publication Date: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MPRCD 921 MCKAGAN, DUFF McK

Shelton, Christina.

Summary: Documents the lesser-known story of a high-level State Department official who in the late 1940s was charged with spying for the Soviet Union, arguing that the case was shaped by missed opportunities and poor judgments that also reflected period Soviet infiltration and American counter-intelligence analytic failures.

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.12092 SHE

Blight, David W.

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

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Brennan, Chrisann.

Summary: "An intimate look at the life of Steve Jobs by the mother of his first child and a complement to Walter Isaacson's biography, providing rare insight into Jobs's formative, lesser-known years. Steve Jobs was a remarkable man who wanted to unify the world through technology. For him, the point was to set people free with tools to explore their own unique creativity. Chrisann Brennan knows this...

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOBS, STEVE BRE

Hunter, Nick.

Summary: Describes the life and career of Steve Jobs, from his early life and his development of the first Apple computer to his accomplishments with the computer company and how he has helped shape the modern world.

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 JOB

Dalka-Prysby, Sandra.

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.398 DAL

Tise, Larry E.

Summary: Despite their great achievements following their first powered flights in 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright still enjoyed virtual anonymity until 1908. In seven crucial days in May of that year, however, the eyes of the world were suddenly cast upon them as they sought lucrative government contracts for their flying technology and then had to prove the capabilities of their machines.In these...

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.13 TIS

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: A series of portraits of Ike's relations with soldiers and statesmen, from MacArthur to Patton to Montgomery to Churchill to de Gaulle, reveals the many facets of a talented, driven, headstrong, yet diplomatic leader. Taken together, they reveal a man who was brilliant, if flawed at times in dealing with the public, yet who never lost his head when others around him were losing theirs. Above...

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 EIS

Blight, David W.

Summary: Slave narratives are extremely rare, with only 55 post-Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives join that exclusive group. Handed down through family and friends, they tell gripping stories of escape: Through a combination of intelligence, daring, and sheer luck, the men reached the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7115 BLI

McCullough, David G.

Summary: "As he did so brilliantly in THE GREAT BRIDGE and THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 McCullough 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WRIGHT MCC