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Pompeo, Mike

Summary: "Mike Pompeo recounts his political career"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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

Stephanopoulos, George

Summary: "George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2024

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Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

Summary: "For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him -- most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear. What were they afraid of? In Tremble for My Country, Coates takes readers along on his journey through America's history of race and its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.800 Coat

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 306.362 Alexander

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

Shane, Scott

Summary: "A riveting account of the extraordinary abolitionist, liberator, and writer Thomas Smallwood, who bought his own freedom, led hundreds out of slavery, and popularized the term "underground railroad," from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist, Scott Shane. Flee North tells the story for the first time of an American hero all but lost to history. Born into slavery, Thomas Smallwood was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers 2023

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

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.911 Good

Yoo, Paula

Summary: "A groundbreaking portrait of Vincent Chin and the murder case that took America's Asian American community to the streets in protest of injustice. America in 1982. Japanese car companies are on the rise and believed to be putting American autoworkers out of their jobs. Anti-Asian American sentiments simmer, especially in Detroit. A bar fight turns fatal, leaving Vincent Chin--a Chinese...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 305.8 Yoo

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

Hylton, Wil S.

Summary: " From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy. On September 1, 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the tiny Pacific archipelago of Palau, leaving behind a trail of mysteries. For more than sixty years, the U.S. government, the children of the missing airmen, and a maverick team of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Hylton

McNamara, Eileen

Summary: Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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

Stavridis, James

Summary: "From one of the most admired admirals of his generation -- and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO -- comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world's most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial element in our current geopolitical path. From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.0322 Stavrid

Treuer, David

Summary: "Since the late 1800s, it has been believed that Native American civilization has been wiped from the United States. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee argues that Native American culture is far from defeated-if anything, it is thriving as much today as it was one hundred years ago. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee looks at Native American culture as it exists today-and the fight to preserve language...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 970.004 Treuer

Meacham, Jon

Summary: "The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and others, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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Bunten, Alexis

Summary: "Pia rushes over to the Indigenous community center after school. It's where she goes every day to play outside with friends and work on her homework. But today--March 18, 2021--is special: Auntie Autumn gathers all the children around their television to witness Secretary Deb Haaland in her ribbon skirt at the White House as she becomes the first Native American to serve as a cabinet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company 2023

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

Yang, Kao Kalia

Summary: "In the 1960s when Kalia's mother, Chue, was born, the US was actively recruiting Hmong Laotians to assist with CIA efforts in Laos's Secret War. By the time Chue was a teenager, the US had completely vacated Laos, and the country erupted into genocidal attacks on the Hmong people, who were perceived as traitorous for their involvement. Notably, from 1964-1973, Laos became victim to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: "Shipwrecked! is an adventure-filled nonfiction book for young readers about the most captivating shipwrecks from history. Combining new research, stunning archival material, and vivid storytelling, Shipwrecked! dives deep into the world of marine archaeology and shows young readers what each discovery reveals about the world before our time"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Astra Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 910.452 Sandler

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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

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

Summary: "Beyond the Horizons: The Lockheed Story is the story of those turbulent eighty-two years during which Lockheed achieved fantastic successes and endured occasional failures. Lockheed aircraft set innumerable records and were flown by great pioneering aviators such as Amelia Earhart, Wiley Post, and Howard Hughes. Lockheed engineers achieved fame usually reserved for film stars: Men like the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Automobile Quarterly Publications 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.762 Auto

Cruz, Ted

Summary: "The Democratic Party is now controlled by Cultural Marxists. So are our universities and public schools, the media, Big Tech, and Big Business. Corporations push transgenderism down their customers' throats. Banks punish gun shops. Hollywood insults our religious beliefs and grooms our children. The big investment companies use our retirement savings to promote leftist causes. And the Biden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 Cruz

Ratner, Michael

Summary: "Includes chapters on what today's activists must know about the threats posed by federal law enforcement agents and their tactics, as well as the actual text of the recently released FBI Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide in which the FBI spells out its approach to policing dissent. Hell No also includes information on several key security practices that offer the best protection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7208 Ratner

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