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Downing, Taylor

Summary: World War I is often viewed as a war fought by armies of millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost the lives of many. But behind all of this an intellectual war was also being fought between engineers, chemists, code-breakers, physicists, doctors, mathematicians, and intelligence gatherers. This hidden war was to make a positive and lasting contribution to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 DOW

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Summary: It tells the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work decoding thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII. A suburban wife and mother who led a secret double life, her remarkable contributions to the science of cryptology would...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COD

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Rebman, Nick

Summary: Details the Paris Peace Conference, the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and its aftereffects on Germany from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 REB

Summary: A man travels the Mississippi on a steamboat, making money to hire a lawyer to clear his nephew's name; upholding the law in a small southern town, Judge Billy Priest also plays matchmaker for his nephew; a country doctor upsets his small town when he has an affair with a widow; a young man's efforts to become a hero are thwarted when he joins the Armed Forces but is posted in his home town;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JOH

Hagedorn, Ann.

Summary: The surprising story of America in the year 1919--democracy under stress. In the aftermath of an unprecedented world war and a flu pandemic, Americans were full of hope for the benefits of peace. But instead, the fear of terrorism filled their days. Bolshevism was the new menace, and the federal government, utilizing a vast network of domestic spies, began to watch anyone deemed suspicious. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.913 HEG

Mattick, Lindsay

Summary: "An imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear, from her early days in the Canadian forest to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, all the way to the London Zoo, where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of Winnie-the-Pooh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA

Follett, Ken.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Follett 2010

Summary: Presidential campaign of 1912. Shots of Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt campaigning.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1912

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Follett, Ken.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families-- American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-- as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OKE

Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy

Summary: Details the major battles on the western front as well as the dynamics of trench warfare from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 HEN

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War I was a brutal war that left more than 9 million dead. Millions more were wounded and lost their homes. The two sides the Allied Powers and Central Powers cut secret deals to get countries to join their side. They unleashed secret weapons, employed spies, and relied on the element of surprise itself to wage terrible battles. Secrets of World War I reveals little-known stories of the...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 MCC

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

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

Ruby, Harry.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, Co. 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Herman, Arthur

Summary: "How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions? In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson--champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice--thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the 'world safe for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Guilliatt, Richard

Summary: Documents the story of the secret German ship that was responsible for attacks on Allied vessels and housed prisoners, describing the crew's efforts to survive naval attacks and limited resources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.45943 GUI

Summary: A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

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