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Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Discusses what engineering is, highlighting female engineers who revolutionized the role of women in the field and providing activities, including building a suspension bridge, designing and building a kite, and investigating processed food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 620 Taylor

Krouse, Erika

Summary: "Part memoir and part literary true crime, Tell Me Everything is the mesmerizing story of a landmark sexual assault investigation and the female private investigator who helped crack it open. Erika Krouse has one of those faces. "I don't know why I'm telling you this," people say, spilling confessions. In fall 2002, Erika accepts a new contract job investigating lawsuits as a private...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.259 Krouse

Summary: Directed by filmmaker Peter Jackson, this is a three-part documentary series that takes audiences back in time to the band₂s intimate recording sessions. The documentary showcases the warmth, camaraderie, and creative genius that defined the legacy of the iconic foursome, and is compiled from over 60 hours of unseen footage shot in January 1969 (by Michael Lindsay-Hogg) and more than 150 hours...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 782 Beatles

Anderson, Scott

Summary: "At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing--seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom. But it was clear--to some--that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan to expand and foment revolution around the world. The American government's strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly-formed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Anderson

Gilmer, Benjamin

Summary: "A rural physician learns that a former doctor at his clinic committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system--a powerful true story expanding on one of the most popular This American Lifeepisodes of all time. When family physician Dr. Benjamin Gilmer began working at the Cane Creek clinic in rural North Carolina, he was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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Itzkoff, Dave

Summary: "From New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff comes the definitive biography of Robin Williams-- a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers. From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his powerful Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative actor and comedian....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Williams 2018

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Bridges

Catton, Bruce

Summary: The celebrated writer reminisces about his boyhood in Michigan at the turn of the century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1987

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 917.74 Cat

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 Oreilly

Birdsall, John

Summary: "The definitive biography of America's best-known and least understood food personality, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped. After World War II, a newly affluent United States reached for its own gourmet culture, one at ease with the French international style of Escoffier, but also distinctly American. Enter James Beard, authority on cooking and eating, his larger-than-life presence...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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

Bloom, Amy

Summary: "Amy and Brian's world was changed forever with his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's. Forced to confront the daily frustrations and realities of the disease and its impact on their lives and marriage, Brian resolved not to let it dictate his life and instead asked himself: What makes life meaningful, and how do I want to live the rest of mine? His decision led them to learn about Dignitas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Bloom

Davis, Viola

Summary: "In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose and my strength, but also to finding my voice in a world that didn't always see me. As I...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ebony Magazine Publishing, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Fitzgerald, Isaac

Summary: "Isaac Fitzgerald has lived many lives. He's been an altar boy, a bartender, a fat kid, a smuggler, a biker, a prince of New England. But before all that, he was a bomb that exploded his parents' lives--or so he was told. In Dirtbag, Massachusetts, Fitzgerald, with warmth and humor, recounts his ongoing search for forgiveness, a more far-reaching vision of masculinity, and a more expansive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2022

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King, Maxwell (Maxwell Evarts Perkins)

Summary: "Every weekday for decades, a kind man named Mister Rogers stepped through a door in his TV house, spoke directly into the camera while he changed from street clothes into a cardigan and sneakers, and sang, "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood." Offering unconditional love, this soft-spoken icon was a household name for tens of millions of children, as well as their parents who grew up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Rogers 2018

Spitz, Bob

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational. More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents, and infused with irresistible storytelling charm, Bob Spitz's REAGAN stands fair to be the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Reagan 2018

Thottam, Jyoti

Summary: "The never-before-told story of six intrepid Kentucky nuns, their journey to build a hospital in the poorest state in India, and the Indian nurses whose lives would never be the same New York Times editor Jyoti Thottam's mother was part of an extraordinary group of Indian women. Born in 1946, a time when few women dared to leave their house without the protection of a man, she left home by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.73 Thottam

Cohen, Rich

Summary: Over three months in the summer before the Civil War, New York suffered a massacre, a flight, a manhunt, and a trial, all of which kept the nation riveted and remade Albert Hicks, the last pirate of New York, into a celebrated antihero. For years Hicks operated out of the public eye, rambling from crime to crime. In 1860 he was hired, under an alias, as a hand on an oyster sloop. His plan was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.109 Cohen 2019

Dery, Mark

Summary: From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth. But who was this man, who lived with over twenty thousand books and six cats, who roomed with Frank O'Hara at Harvard,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Gorey 2018

Moore, Kate

Summary: "1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and outspokenness, her husband of twenty-one years is plotting against her and makes a plan to put her back in her place. One summer morning, he has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

Summary: The author presents a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 Adichie

Berg, Elizabeth

Summary: "For as long as Elizabeth can remember, she has watched her father trail after her mother, kissing her multiple times a day and holding her hand. She watched her mother smooth the lines in her father's face and pay attention to his every move, even when she was desperate for some time to herself. When her parents began to age, Elizabeth and her siblings are placed in the difficult position of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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

Bertineau, T. Marie

Summary: After her father's untimely death, Theresa faced a rocky and unstable childhood. But there was one place she felt safe: her grandmother's house in Mason, a depressed former copper mining town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Gram's passing leaves Theresa once again at the mercy of the lasting, sometimes destructive grief of her Ojibwe mother and white stepfather. As the family travels back and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lanternfish Press 2020

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

Callahan, Maureen

Summary: "A gripping tour de force of investigative journalism that takes us deep into the investigation behind one of the most frightening and enigmatic serial killers in modern American history, and into the ranks of a singular American police force: the Anchorage PD Most of us have never heard of Israel Keyes. But he is one of the most ambitious, meticulous serial killers of modern time. The FBI...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 Callahan 2019

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 920 Cutright

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