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Gopnik, Adam

Summary: "In The Real Work-the term magicians use for the accumulated craft that makes for a great trick-Gopnik becomes a dedicated student of several masters of their craft: a classical painter, a boxer, a dancing instructor, a driving instructor, and others. Rejecting self-help bromides and bullet points, he nevertheless shows that the top people in any field share a set of common qualities and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2023

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Ellis, Joseph J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4409 Ellis

Gibson, Karen Bush

Summary: "Real-world technology projects pair up with ... biographies of female computer scientists to make a ... book that will have kids ages 8 to 11 eager to develop their own apps"--Publisher marketing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 005 Gibson

James, P. D.

Summary: "The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is 'pure Agatha Christie.' . . . A 'pedantic, respectable, censorious' clerk's secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a witness to a murder . . . A best-selling crime novelist describes the crime she herself was involved in fifty years earlier . . . Dalgliesh's godfather implores him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: HOLIDAY MYSTERY James

James, P. D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY James

Kessler, Oren

Summary: Spring 1936. The Holy Land erupted in a rebellion that targeted both the local Jewish community and the British Mandate authorities that for two decades had midwifed the Zionist project. The Great Arab Revolt would last three years, cost thousands of lives, and cast the trajectory for the Middle East conflict ever since. The revolt to end Zionism had instead crushed the Arabs themselves,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2023

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Summary: Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2023

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Black

Milton, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.4 Milton

Summary: A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Brian

Burrough, Bryan

Summary: "Three noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly fight about its meaning is now coming to a head. Every nation needs its creationmyth, and since Texas was a nation before it was a state, it's no surprise that its myths bite deep. There's no piece of history more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 Burrough

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Shares the Lone Star State's bloody fight for independence from the Mexican government and features the exploits of historical legends, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Hodges, Andrew.

Summary: A gripping story of mathematics, science, computing, war history, cryptography, and homosexual persecution and liberation. Hodges tells how Turing's revolutionary idea of 1936-- the concept of a universal machine-- laid the foundation for the modern computer. Turing brought the idea to practical realization in 1945 with his electronic design. This work was directly related to Turing's leading...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510.92 Hodges

Partridge, Elizabeth

Summary: "Legendary photographers Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams all photographed the Japanese American incarceration, but with different approaches-and different results. This nonfiction picture book for middle grade readers examines the Japanese-American incarceration-and the complexity of documenting it-through the work of these three photographers"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 940.53 Partridge

Millard, Candice.

Summary: A narrative account of the twentieth president's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin'sbullet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.840 Millard

Pham, Thien

Summary: "Thien's first memory isn't a sight or a sound. It's the sweetness of watermelon and the saltiness of fish. It's the taste of the foods he ate while adrift at sea as his family fled Vietnam. After the Pham family arrives at a refugee camp in Thailand, they struggle to survive. Things don't get much easier once they resettle in California. And through each chapter of their lives, food takes on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 741.5 Pham

Giamatti, Paul

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD John

McCullough, David G

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

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...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 Sankovitch 2020

Morris, Benny

Contents: Staking claims: the historical background -- The United Nations steps in: UNSCOP and the partition resolution -- The first stage of the civil war, November 1947--March 1948 -- The second stage of the civil war, April--mid-May 1948 -- The pan-Arab invasion, 15 May--11 June 1948 -- The first truce, 11 June--8 July 1948, and the international community, and the War -- The "ten days" and after --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 Morris

Niven, Jennifer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2003

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

Fajardo, Kat

Summary: "Sue solo quiere pasar el verano leyendo y haciendo cómics en el campamento con sus amigos, pero en lugar de eso se embarca con sus padres y sus dos hermanas en un viaje a Honduras a visitar a la familia, que vive en medio del campo, ¡así que no podrá mandar mensajes y no tendrá cable ni internet! Las cosas empeoran cuando la mamá de Sue anuncia que le harán una quinceañera sorpresa a la chica,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, un sello editorial de Scholastic 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: SPANISH J 741.5 Fajardo

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: "The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know," Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Chiav

Rosenbaum, Mike.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan History Project

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 796.332 Rosen

McCullough, David G

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Adam

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