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Hager, Jenna Bush

Summary: "The former first daughter and granddaughter ... shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Summary: Amid the hard times of the Depression new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singer, trumpeter, band leader, radio and film performer. Ellington's elegance,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Summary: In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host or rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

VanLiere, Donna

Summary: This story is about the author's unlikely road to motherhood --of how a painful legacy of the past is confronted and met with peace.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.6 Van

Summary: In the late 1930s, as the Great Depression deepens, jazz thrives. The saxophone emerges as an iconic instrument of the music; this segment introduces two of its masters, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young. Young migrates to Kansas City, where a vibrant music scene is prospering with musicians such as trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and drummers Jo Jones and Chick Webb. Out of this ferment emerges...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Neri, Greg.

Summary: In their small town of Monroeville, Alabama, in 1930, misfits Tru and Nelle strike up a friendship and find a mystery to solve when someone breaks into the drugstore and steals some candy and a fancy brooch.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Beah, Ishmael

Summary: This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists have struggled to imagine their lives. But until now, there has not been a first-person...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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

Lu, Marie

Summary: Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish: to be remembered forever. She delights audiences with her masterful playing, but has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age-- her tyrannical father has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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

Hayes, Geoffrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Hayes

Spicer, Paul (Paul G. B.)

Contents: The heiress -- The countess -- Kenya -- Raymund and the coup de foudre -- The shooting at the Gare du Nord -- Freedom and exile -- The bride in black and white -- Return to Happy Valley -- The gathering storm -- The new elements -- The murder of Lord Erroll -- The trial of Jock Delves Broughton -- The case for Alice -- A green bedroom full of flowers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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

Summary: The classic children's fairy tale transformed into a magical, mysterious adult romance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sociť ňouvelle de cinm̌atographie 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Beauty

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush's personal diaries, on the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and on extraordinary access to the forty-first president and his family, Meacham paints an intimate and surprising portrait of an intensely private man who led the nation through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 Meach

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: Photographs capture the horrific conditions of this national disaster, the struggles of the people who stayed to save their land, and the sorrows of those who were forced to move as a result of this catastrophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.917 Sand

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Gins 2017

Page, Susan

Summary: Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the country's most popular and powerful figures. Here Page tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies-- and an entire political era. As first the wife and then the mother of American presidents, Barbara Bush became an astute and trusted political campaign strategist, invested herself deeply in expanding...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Bush 2019

Service, Robert

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.085 Service

Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: George W. Bush covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush's life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, U.S. Representative to China and the United Nations, CIA Director, Vice President, and 41st President of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 Bush

Farrow, Ronan

Summary: In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 Farrow

Girma, Haben

Summary: Haben grew up spending summers with her family in the enchanting Eritrean city of Asmara. There, she discovered courage as she faced off against a bull she couldn't see, and found in herself an abiding strength as she absorbed her parents' harrowing experiences during Eritrea's thirty-year war with Ethiopia. Their refugee story inspired her to embark on a quest for knowledge, traveling the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Girma 2019

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

Luxenberg, Steve

Summary: Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 Luxenberg 2020

Nash, Helen

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9674 Nash

Hand, Carol

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 639.22 Hand

Strauss, Rochelle

Summary: Water is a necessity of life on earth. Learn ways to protect it while learning water's story.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2007

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