Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KHO
Summary: "Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told--a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives the ways in which both women and Japanese people lacked opportunity. Her teachers and family...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FUJ
Summary: "Passing for Human is what Finck calls 'a neurological coming-of-age story,' one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018
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Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HEA
Summary: From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly.
Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BLA
Summary: "A fresh, fierce, and timely meditation on data, pain, time, and the limited capacity of literature to comprehend life and death in a sensate and vulnerable body." --
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOYER, ANNE BOY
Summary: Donna Seaman brings to life seven forgotten woman artists: Louise Nevelson, Gertrude Abercrombie, Lois Mailou Jones, Ree Morton, Joan Brown, Christina Ramberg, and Lenore Tawney. These women fought to be treated the same as males artists, to be judged by their work, not their gender or appearance. Seaman reveals what drove them, how they worked, and how they were perceived by others in a world...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SEA
Summary: Ronda Rousey, the Olympic medalist in judo, reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion, and new Hollywood action hero, charts her difficult path to glory. Rousey's account of the toughest fights of her life -- in and outside the Octagon -- reveals the painful loss of her father when she was eight years old, the intensity of her judo training, her battles with love, her meteoric rise to fame,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Arts 2015
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROUSEY ROU
Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART
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