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Woodfox, Albert

7 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Nearly forty years in solitary confinement in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell for 23 hours a day for a crime he did not commit, Albert Woodfox survived and emerged with his humanity and sense of hope for the future intact.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KEN

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

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Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Summary: This manual represents a comprehensive resource for new and existing Saskatoon berry growers. It delves into the biology of the plant, both from a basic, whole plant level through to a detailed examination of how the plant will respond to practices such as pruning. The process of propagation is outlined, including a comparison of seedling versus vegetatively propagated material. The manual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634 SAS

Sainsbury, Brendan

Summary: From snowcapped mountains and pristine valleys to shimmering lakes and glittering glaciers, few places on Earth can match Banff, Jasper and Glacier when it comes to sky-topping scenery. Oliver Berry, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Kunkel, Angela Burke

Summary: In Bogotá, Columbia, young José eagerly anticipates Saturday, when he can visit the library started by José Alberto Gutiérrez, a garbage collector, and take a book home to enjoy all week. Includes note about Gutiérrez's life and Bogotá.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 GUT

Goldsworthy, Kaite

Summary: Describes the environment, history, industry, tourist attractions, arts, sports, and cultural groups that make Alberta unique.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Weigl 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971 GOL

Halbert, Frederic

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.2 HAL

Summary: A rising young follower of Mussolini must assassinate his former professor, now in political exile, to demonstrate his loyalty to the Fascist state.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CON

Benedict, Marie

Summary: "The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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Summary: In 1486 England, a penniless kitchen boy named Lambert Simnel is told by a mysterious friar that he, Lambert, is actually Prince Edward, the true King of England, setting him on a dangerous course to regain the throne. Based on a true story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD AVI

Summary: "Set in 1964, Final Portrait is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti. Lord's perspective reveals a unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes chaos of the artistic process. While on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend Giacometti to sit for a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIN

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD He 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Heartland 2011

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VIC

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Victioria 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Vi 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIC NOT RATED

Gregson, J. M.

Summary: When a small-time drug dealer turned blackmailer is murdered, Lambert, Hook and the rest of the team uncover several suspects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Gregson, J. M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Gruber, William.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.6 GRU

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "In vivid free verse, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 WOO

Summary: "Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family"--Www.tv.com. The complete second season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Heartland 2010

Summary: After returning the body of Gus McCrae to Lonesome Dove, Woodrow Call takes on the challenge of driving a herd of wild mustangs 2500 miles north of the Hat Creek Ranch in Montana. But tragedy, despair and deceit will greet him before he ever gets there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Home Entertainment 2003

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Hempstead, Andrew

Summary: Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers his firsthand advice on experiencing the Canadian Rockies, from rafting on the Bow River and hiking Lake O'Hara to staying in a remote log cabin. Hempstead includes unique trip ideas, such as A Week Under the Stars and Exploring the Canadian Rockies with Children. Complete with details on escaping the crowds at Lake Louise, viewing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.1 CAN

Niven, Catherine Simmons

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Publisher / Publication Date: Red Deer College Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIV

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