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Gregory, Philippa

Summary: 1685. England is on the brink of a renewed civil war against the Stuart kings and many families are bitterly divided. Ned Ferryman cannot persuade his sister, Alinor, that he is right to return from America with his Pokanoket servant, Rowan, to join the rebel army. Instead, Alinor has been coaxed by the manipulative Livia to save the queen from the coming siege. The rewards are life-changing:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: LP FICTION Gregory

Lico Albanese, Laurie

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Summary: "A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials. Who is the real Hester Prynne? Isobel Gamble is a young seamstress carrying generations of secrets when she sets sail from Scotland in the early 1800s with her husband, Edward. An apothecary who...

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

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Riding, Jacqueline

Summary: The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. It continues to be obscured by fiction and myth, as personified by the heroic, gallant but doomed 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' pitted against the heartless victor, 'Butcher' Cumberland. In the years 1745-46, nothing was certain. While utilizing past and recent scholarship, this account draws extensively on a wealth of contemporary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.0722 Riding

Kilmeade, Brian.

Summary: When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied--thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.410 Kilm

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

Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Carey

Smith, Colby Cedar

Summary: Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit is a beautifully written novel in verse loosely based on author Colby Cedar Smith's maternal grandmother. The story follows Mary as she and her family emigrate from Greece to Detroit in the 1930s, creating a historically accurate portrayal of life as an immigrant during the Great Depression, hunger strikes, and violent riots. Mary lives in a tiny apartment with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Smith

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Erdrich

Roberts, Cokie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.309 Rober

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "Does George Washington still matter? The bestselling author argues for his unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new President through the former colonies, now an unsure nation. A new first-person voice for Philbrick, weaving history and personal reflection into one narrative. When George Washington became president in 1798, the United States of America...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.41 Philbrick

Pearl, Tobey

Summary: "A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history--set in the 1600s in colonial New England against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay), an explosive trial whose outcome changed the course of history, ended a two-year war, and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 Pearl

Dickens, Charles

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Publisher / Publication Date: Buccaneer Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Dickens

McCaughrean, Geraldine

Summary: In the summer of 1727, Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food, and only the end of the world can explain why no boat returns to collect them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Mccaughrean

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.730 Ellis

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

Springer, Nancy.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes seeks the missing Duquessa Del Campo in the seedy underbelly of nineteenth-century London, she finally reaches an understanding with her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Spring

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.744 Schiff

Morrow, Bethany C.

Summary: At the Freedman's Colony of Roanoke Island, a haven for the recently emancipated, the four March sisters--Meg, Joanna, Bethlehem, and Amethyst--come into their own as independent young Black women together facing love, sickness, heartbreak, and new horizons.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Morrow

Boyden, Joseph

Summary: "History reveals itself when, in the seventeenth century, a Jesuit missionary ventures into the Canadian wilderness in search of converts-the defining moment of first contact between radically different worlds. What unfolds over the next several years is truly epic, constantly illuminating and surprising, sometimes comic, always entrancing and ultimately all too human in its tragic grandeur. ...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Boyde

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it. George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence would be accused of writing fiction. At the time, no one called it the "American Revolution": former colonists still regarded themselves as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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

Egerton, Douglas R.

Contents: The travelers -- The Brahmins -- Readville -- The Sea Islands -- Battery Wagner -- Hospitals and home fronts -- The siege -- Florida -- Liberation -- Occupation -- The veterans -- Epilogue: the legacy of the regiments.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 Egert

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 Edsel

Holton, Woody

Summary: "A celebrated scholar's history of the American Revolution, from its origins to its aftermath, which emphasizes the contributions of groups usually omitted in this story: Native Americans, African Americans, and women"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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

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