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Anderson, Michelle W.

Summary: Decades of cuts to local government amidst rising concentrations of poverty have wreaked havoc on communities left behind by the modern economy. Some of these discarded places are rural. Others are big cities, small cities, or historic suburbs. Some vote blue, others red. Some are the most diverse communities in America, while others are nearly all white, all Latino, or all Black. All are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.4 Anderson

Nietfeld, Emi

Summary: "A brilliant, funny, generation-defining memoir about the double bind of crafting perfect adversity narratives for highly selective institutions, while fumbling through the far murkier reality of actual life in foster care and inpatient mental health treatment. As a child, Emi Nietfeld was caught between a hoarder mother who got her put on antipsychotic medication, but was also the only person...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Nietfeld

Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 970.1 Cle

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: "A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 364.44 Hinton

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Delmont

Brown, Dale

Summary: In this sequel to Dale Brown's New York Times bestselling Arctic Storm Rising, former U.S. Air Force officer Nick Flynn is caught up in a shadow war against allied Russia and Iran--a duo wielding a terrifying new weapon. Nick Flynn is back in action, and he has a new employer--a shadowy intelligence outfit whose roots go back to the very beginning of the Cold War. But his first mission for them...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Brown

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "In the eleventh book in the multimillion-selling Killing series, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard reveal the startling, dramatic story of the global war against terrorists. In Killing The Killers, #1 bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard take readers deep inside the global war on terror, which began twenty years ago on September 11, 2001. As the World Trade Center buildings...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.325 Oreilly

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mock Turtle Press 2003

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4 available in Magazines, Call number: MAG FALL 2022
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Price, Margo

Summary: "Margo Price is from Aledo, in western Illinois; she's a Midwest farmer's daughter who moves to Nashville to become a musician. She waits tables, busks on the street, plays open mics, and talks to her uncle, Bob Fischer, a songwriter for dozens of country music legends. Uncle Bob's advice is to throw away her TV and do nothing but write. So, discouraged but determined, she does. Price writes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Price

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "As the World Trade Center buildings collapsed, the Pentagon burned, and a small group of passengers fought desperately to stop a third plane from completing its deadly flight plan, America went on war footing. Killing The Killers narrates America's intense global war against extremists who planned and executed not only the 9/11 attacks, but hundreds of others in America and around the world,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 363.32 Oreilly

Yared, Christine A.

Summary: "Gerry Crane had hit his stride. A talented high school music teacher, he was loved by students and parents--lauded as one of the best teachers at his school. Gerry had reconciled his conservative religious upbringing with his identity as a gay man, finding an affirming spiritual home in a local church. He enjoyed a close circle of loving friends and had found the love of his life. In October...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penning History, LLC 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 306.76 Yared

Fisher, David

Summary: "The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's documentary television series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know : How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman--and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 Fisher

Patterson, James

Summary: US President Keegan Barrett has swept into office on his success as Director of the CIA. Six months into his first term, he devises a clandestine power grab with deadly consequences. Barrett personally orders Special Agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel to execute his plan, but their loyalties are divided. The CIA serves at the pleasure of the president, yet they've sworn to support and defend the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Steinmetz, Greg

Summary: "This is a spry biography of Gilded Age financier Jay Gould, who pioneered the business model of the Wall Street shark"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Gould

Lewis, John

Summary: This graphic novel is Congressman John Lewis' first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Sorell, Traci

Summary: Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award-winning We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.04 Sorell

Obama, Michelle

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Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I-the women of the US Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Chiaverini

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Presents a narrative account of the post-2016 election chaos that took over Washington to reveal how a small number of uninformed Trump appointees are triggering devastating world consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 Lewis 2018

Hokeah, Oscar

Summary: "Told in a series of voices, Calling for a Blanket Dance takes us into the life of Ever Geimausaddle through the multigenerational perspectives of his family as they face myriad obstacles. His father's injury at the hands of corrupt police, his mother's struggle to hold on to her job and care for her husband, the constant resettlement of the family, and the legacy of centuries of injustice all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hokeah

Dolin, Eric Jay

Summary: "The best-selling author of Black Flags, Blue Waters reclaims the daring freelance sailors who proved essential to the winning of the Revolutionary War. The heroic story of the founding of the U.S. Navy during the Revolution has been told before, yet missing from most maritime histories of America's first war is the ragtag fleet of private vessels, from 20-foot whaleboats to 40-cannon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Dolin

Grisham, John

Summary: Jake Brigance returns, a death-row inmate makes an unusual final request, and a dysfunctional legal family gets their day in court. These are just a few of the stories you'll encounter in these three novellas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House Audio 2022

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Grisham

McGrath, Charles

Summary: "A wistful look back at family, youth, and the intoxicating magic of New England summers, as well as a rumination on friendship and loss, by an esteemed writer and essayist and the former editor of The New York Times Book Review. We all have vivid memories of summers past and the bright skin of youth: of those first days when school has ended; of long days of leisure and pleasure reading...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Mcgrath

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