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Sankovitch, Nina

Summary: "Nina Sankovitch's American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution. Before they were central figures in American history, John Hancock, John Adams, Josiah Quincy Junior, Abigail Smith Adams, and Dorothy Quincy Hancock had forged intimate connections during their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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Haywood, John

Summary: Features 55 colour maps that cover the whole of human history, from 6 million years ago to present. Timelines include important cultures, events, and developments. Maps and timelines also come with concise introductions that summarize key data such as the world's five largest cities and total world population for the relevent year. An extensive glossary of peoples, nations and cultures gives...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 Haywood

Michaelis, Arno

Summary: Documents the story of the unlikely and powerful friendship between a Sikh and a former white supremacist in the aftermath of Wade Michael Page's murderous 2012 attack on a Wisconsin Sikh Temple, describing how they launched the Serve 2 Unite organization to promote community inclusion and fight hate crimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 Michaelis 2018

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- ).

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Feiler, Bruce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.60 Feile

Bruce, F. F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crossroad 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.9 Bru

Shulevitz, Uri

Summary: As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Shul

Bergner, Daniel

Summary: The touching, triumphant story of a young black man's journey from violence and despair to one of the world's most elite artistic institutions. In 2011, at the age of twenty-four, Ryan Speedo Green won a nationwide competition hosted by New York's Metropolitan Opera. Today, he is a rising star performing major roles at the Met and Europe's most prestigious opera houses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.109 Berg

Hubbard, Rita L

Summary: "A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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

Glenn, Sharlee Mullins

Summary: "As librarian at the Washington County Free Library in Maryland, Mary Lemist Titcomb was concerned that the library was not reaching all the people it could. She was determined that everyone should have access to the library--not just adults and those who lived in town. Realizing its limitations and inability to reach the county's 25,000 rural residents, including farmers and their families,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Titcomb 2019

Angelou, Maya.

Summary: A black woman recalls the anguish of her childhood in Arkansas and her adolescence in northern slums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

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

Vance, J. D.

Summary: "J.D. Vance's grandparents moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. However, Vance's family struggled profoundly with the demands of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305.56 Vance

Sportsman's Connection (Firm)

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Sportsman's Connection 2008

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 912.77 2018

Dyer, Charles H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2006

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Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1986

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Berman, Matt

Summary: "As John Kennedy Jr.'s creative director for George magazine, Matt Berman had a wonderfully collaborative and fun-loving relationship with America's favorite son--his story is told here with unprecedented candor and wit. The Kennedys--their poise, the family secrets, and their grace in the face of unimaginable tragedies--have captured the imagination and interest of the public for more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 Berman

Finkel, Michael

Summary: "For readers of Jon Krakauer and The Lost City of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude--the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person and surviving by stealing supplies from nearby cabins for twenty-seven years. In 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Cox, Clinton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.562 Vance

Martin, Wednesday.

Summary: "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 Martin

Johnson, Yvette

Contents: Part I. Places in time -- Where he was king -- Scattered -- A yellow gal -- Part II. Family -- Black is beautiful -- Coming to terms -- "Get off this place" -- Part III. Surface of the deep -- Colorless -- A catalyst -- A place for the planter class -- Part IV. Some sort of charm -- A magical town -- A not-so magical town -- Making a movement -- Part V. The delta -- From the cotton fields to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 Johns

Angelou, Maya.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 Angel

Woods, Mark

Summary: "'In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks: their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality--and their power to heal'--Ken Burns; Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark's most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.68 Woods

Howell, Georgina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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

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