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Bair, Sheila.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 330.97 Bair

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305 Warren

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

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

Kristof, Nicholas D.

Summary: A plea -- deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans -- to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09 Kristof 2020

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Contents: Underworld : Hopedale Mining, Cadiz, Ohio -- Hecho en America : Migrant Labor Camp, Cherryfield, Maine -- G-L-O-R-Y : Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio -- Traffic : Air Traffic Control Tower, LaGuardia Airport, New York, New York -- Guns "R" us : Sprague's Sports, Yuma, Arizona -- Beef : R.A. Brown Ranch, Throckmorton, Texas -- The Rig : Pioneer National Resources Oil Rig, Oooguruk Island,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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

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

Murray, Charles A.

Summary: A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2012

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

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.509 Isenb

Warren, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5509 Warren

Putnam, Robert D.

Summary: "A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. It's the American dream: get a good education, work hard, buy a house, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in--a nation of opportunity, constrained only by ability and effort. But during the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.513 Putnam

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

Jarrow, Gail.

Summary: One hundred years ago, a mysterious and alarming illness spread across America's South, striking tens of thousands of victims. No one knew what caused it or how to treat it. People were left weak, disfigured insane, and in some cases, dead. Gail Jarrow tracks this disease, commonly known as pellagra, and highlights how doctors, scientists and public health officials finally defeated it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 616.393 Jarr

Land, Stephanie

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Luiselli

Demarest, Chris L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Demar

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

Brown, Don

Summary: On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Brown

Bellamy, Francis.

Summary: Divides the Pledge of Allegiance into words and phrases in order to define its meaning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 323.6 Martin

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

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

Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHIC 921 Feder

Bruder, Jessica

Summary: "From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.398 Brud 2017

Hall, Shyima.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 362.77 Hall

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