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Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 ZAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

MacCarry, Noel

Summary: Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SEGER MAC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, this begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

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...

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

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

Summary: Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Unbroken 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD UNB RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Novesky, Amy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Novesky 2016

Summary: Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Bausum tells the story of a stray dog who becomes Sergeant Stubby--World War I dog veteran, decorated war hero, American icon, and above all, man's best friend.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.4 BAU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gifford, Scott

Summary: Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 513.26 GIF

Peña, Matt de la.

Summary: "On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavy wieght title; for much of America their fight came to represent the country's war with Germany"--jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for young readers 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LOU

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Louis 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LOUIS PEN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: This biography introduces readers to the five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, Walter Dean Myers. Readers will learn about Myers's childhood in Harlem, his difficulty in school with a speech impediment, and the inspiration behind his award-winning titles. His books include Monster, Scorpions, and Fallen Angels. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Myers's childhood,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MYER WHE