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Summary: Spend one season with the D.C. Divas. One of America's toughest full-contact female football teams. The documentary follows an eclectic group of full-contact female football players for one season as they fight: fight to balance their lives as mothers, daughters, wives, partners, and employees; fight to raise funds for training and equipment fees, fight through injuries, and, ultimately fight...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 796 Victorious

Lewis, Michael

Contents: Back story -- The market for football players -- Crossing the line -- The blank slate -- Death of a lineman -- Inventing Michael -- The pasta coach -- Character courses -- Birth of a star -- The egg bowl -- Freak of nurture -- And Moses stuttered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2007

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

Macy, Sue.

Summary: Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Macy

Cohen, Michael

Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump's business empire, political campaign, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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

Summary: The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Molly's

Edmundson, Mark

Contents: Sons and fathers -- Earning a uniform: Character -- Going head on: Courage -- The Somerville game: Losing -- The blind-backer: Character times two -- A punch and a prayer: Faith -- Spirit in the sky: Patriotism -- That black kid: Manliness -- Tearing up the town: Loyalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 Edmun

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: "A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 796.33 Shein

Jackson, Nate

Summary: "One man's odyssey into the brutal hive of the National Football League. This is not a celebrity tell-all of professional sports. Slow Getting Up is a survivor's real-time account of playing six seasons (twice as long as the average NFL career) for the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos. As an unsigned free agent who rose through the practice squad to the starting lineup, Nate Jackson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 Jackson

Pearlman, Jeff

Summary: Gunslinger tells Brett Favrés story for the first time, drawing on more than five hundred interviews, including many from the people closest to Favre. Jeff Pearlman charts an unparalleled journey from his rough rural childhood and lackluster high school football career to landing the last scholarship at Southern Mississippi to a car accident that nearly took his life. Favre clawed back, getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 Pearl

Summary: Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Barnet, Andrea

Summary: This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women showed what one person speaking truth to power can do. With a keen eye for historical detail, Andrea Barnet traces the arc of each woman's career and explores how their work collectively changed the course of history. Consummate outsiders, each prevailed against powerful and mostly male...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Barnet 2018

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2019

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

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

Obama, Michelle

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "From the bestselling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leadersof her time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Stokes 2020

Comey, James B.

Summary: "James Comey, former FBI Director and New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Loyalty, uses his long career in federal law enforcement to explore issues of justice and fairness in the US justice system. James Comey might best be known as the FBI director that Donald Trump fired in 2017, but he's had a long, varied career in the law and justice system. He knows better than most just what a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 Comey

Gave, Keith

Summary: When the Detroit Red Wings were rebooting their franchise after more than two decades of relative futility, they knew the best place to find world-class players who could help turn things around more quickly were conscripted servants behind the Iron Curtain. All they had to do then was make history by drafting them, then figure out how to get them out. That's when the Wings turned to Keith...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gold Star Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.9 Gave 2018

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.0092 Davis

Fairstein, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1997

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Fair

Summary: Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. Joined by two sisters, they travel to Vermont for a white Christmas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: HOLIDAY DVD White

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

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Obama, Michelle

Summary: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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