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Toler, Pamela D.

Summary: "From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, Women Warrior reclaims lost stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor, debunking the pervasive claim that women do not, and should not, fight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 TOL

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Th

Murad, Nadia

Summary: "A memoir of Nadia Murad's time as a captive of the Islamic State, her escape, and her human rights activism"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MURAD, NADIA MUR

Aleksievich, Svetlana

Summary: "Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, War's Unwomanly Face is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories of women's experiences in World War II, both on the front lines, on the home front, and in occupied territories. This is a new, distinct version of the war we're so familiar with. Alexievich gives voice to women whose stories are lost in the official narratives,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 ALE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ALE

Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

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Young, Adrienne

Summary: Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan, but when faced with her brother's betrayal, and driven by a growing love for her brother's friend Fiske, she attempts to unite the two clans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC YOU

Sherrow, Victoria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC-CLIO 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 SHE

Murad, Nadia

Summary: "In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters lived a quiet life. Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MURAD, NADIA MUR

Alexander, Tamera.

Summary: "Eleanor's practical plans for the new home for Civil War widows and orphans at Belmont Mansion, in Nashville, conflict with architect Marcus' artistic vision. Will they ever manage to find common ground?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, A division of Baker Publishing Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ALE

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Livingston, Michael

Summary: "Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar's ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar's legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history. Juba, Numidian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Summary: Follow the lives and loves of the Land Girls who are working the fields for Britain during WWII in the Women's Land Army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2011

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Summary: Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2010

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Humphreys, Helen

Summary: A young woman gardner Gwen Davis flees to the Devon countryside where she will be in charge of a Land Army group of young girls who are to plant food crops on a country estate. At the estate along with the girls a regiment of Canadian soldiers live and form friendships, etc. Gwen comes to know herself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HUM

Hagar, Erin

Summary: Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAG

Weiss, Elaine F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.373 WEI

Buttigieg, Pete

7 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUTTIGIEG BUT

Turtledove, Harry.

Summary: An epic battle pits three Roman legions against Teutonic barbarians--and Publius Quinctilius Varus, a Roman politician, against Arminius, a prince of the Cherusci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Cole, Jean Hascall

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Utah Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 COL

Kamm, Antony.

Contents: 1. The Origins of Rome 2. The Republic 3. Twelve Caesars 4. Religions and Mythology 5. Society and Daily Life 6. Art, Architecture, and Building 7. Latin Literature 8. The Roman Army 9. The Empire: Stability, Disintegration, Recovery, Fall Appendices Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 KAM