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  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman2013

    by Wil Mara

    Series: Rookie Biographies

    (43)

    Summary: This book introduces the youngest readers to Harriet Tubman.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B TUBMAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • I am a SEAL Team Six warrior : memoirs of an American soldier

    I am a SEAL Team Six warrior : memoirs of an American soldier2012

    by Howard E Wasdin

    (1,593)

    Summary: Discusses an elite group that is trained to do very difficult missions.

    BOOK

    Call #: 359 WAS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Who is George Lucas?

    Who is George Lucas?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (746)

    Summary: As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time. He is a producer, screenwriter, director and entrepreneur whose...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

    Who was Theodore Roosevelt?2014

    by Michael Burgan

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (441)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Who was Harriet Tubman?

    Who was Harriet Tubman?2002

    by Yona Zeldis McDonough

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,972)

    Summary: A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Gandhi?

    Who was Gandhi?2014

    by Dana Meachen Rau

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (862)

    Summary: An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Louis Braille?

    Who was Louis Braille?2014

    by Margaret Frith

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (471)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Who was Abraham Lincoln?

    Who was Abraham Lincoln?2008

    by Janet B Pascal

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (2,362)

    Summary: As the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically the first President to be assassinated.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Who was Sacagawea?

    Who was Sacagawea?2002

    by Dennis B Fradin

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,417)

    Summary: A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

    Who was Alfred Hitchcock?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (335)

    Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Maria Tallchief?

    Who is Maria Tallchief?2002

    by Catherine Gourley

    (398)

    Summary: A biography of the Osage Indian ballerina whose love of dance took her from a life on a reservation to a career on the stage.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?

    Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?2015

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (221)

    Summary: Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Maya Angelou?

    Who was Maya Angelou?2016

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (369)

    Summary: Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I...  more »

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Who was Roberto Clemente?

    Who was Roberto Clemente?2014

    by James Buckley Jr

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (326)

    Summary: Traces the life and accomplishments of the professional baseball player, from his heroics on the field to his humanitarian efforts and his untimely death.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is Hillary Clinton?

    Who is Hillary Clinton?2016

    by Heather Alexander

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (377)

    Summary: Introduces the former first lady, senator and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Roald Dahl?

    Who was Roald Dahl?2012

    by True Kelley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,226)

    Summary: Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was--? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Ernest Shackleton?

    Who was Ernest Shackleton?2013

    by James Buckley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (332)

    Summary: As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Abigail Adams?

    Who was Abigail Adams?2014

    by True Kelley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (743)

    Summary: "Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to 'remember the ladies' and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Let's ride, Paul Revere!

    Let's ride, Paul Revere!2004

    by Peter Roop

    (8)

    Summary: Discusses the events in Paul Reveres's life up until he made his famous midnight ride.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B REVERE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Jackie Robinson?

    Who was Jackie Robinson?2011

    by Gail Herman

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,270)

    Summary: An introduction to the life and career of baseball's Jackie Robinson.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lefty [downloadable ebook] / an American odyssey

    Lefty / an American odyssey2012

    by Vernona Gomez

    (110)

    Summary: "A baseball legend distinguished by his competitive nature, quick wit, and generous spirit, Lefty Gomez was one of a kind. Told for the first time, this is his remarkable story. Born to a small-town...  more »

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  • The house in France [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    The house in France / a memoir2011

    by Gully Wells

    (443)

    Summary: "Set in Provence, London, and New York: a daughter's wonderfully evocative and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather--Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A.J. Ayer,...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero

    Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero2013

    by Michael Korda

    Series: Eminent Lives

    (617)

    Summary: A lavishly illustrated edition of Michael Korda's acclaimed biography of the man who ended the Civil War, served two terms as president, and wrote one of the most successful military memoirs in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B GRANT

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Worth the fighting for [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    Worth the fighting for / a memoir2007

    by John McCain

    (356)

    Summary: In 1999, John McCain wrote one of the most acclaimed and bestselling memoirs of the decade, Faith of my fathers. That book ended in 1972, with McCain's release from imprisonment in Vietnam. This is...  more »

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  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic2006

    by Alison Bechdel

    (156,612)

    Summary: This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • My life with Bob : flawed heroine keeps book of books, plot ensues

    My life with Bob : flawed heroine keeps book of books, plot ensues2017

    by Pamela Paul

    (3,962)

    Summary: Imagine keeping a record of every book you ever read. What would those titles say about you? With humor and warmth, the editor of The New York Times Book Review shares the stories that have shaped...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 028.9 PAU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The operator : firing the shots that killed Osama bin Laden and my years as a SEAL Team warrior

    The operator : firing the shots that killed Osama bin Laden and my years as a SEAL Team warrior2017

    by Robert O'Neill

    (8,124)

    Summary: A stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping account, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 359.984 O'NE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The yellow envelope : one gift, three rules, and a life-changing journey around the world

    The yellow envelope : one gift, three rules, and a life-changing journey around the world2017

    by Kim Dinan

    (2,810)

    Summary: Plagued by anxiety and a persistent feeling that there was more to life than paychecks and mortgages, Kim and her husband decide to uproot their lives and travel around the world. Just before their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 910.41 DIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hostage
    Staff Pick

    Hostage2017

    by Guy Delisle

    (6,313)

    Summary: "In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe Andre was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown destination in the Caucasus region. For three...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.154 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Sunshine state : essays

    Sunshine state : essays2017

    by Sarah Gerard

    (1,524)

    Summary: Offers a unique look at Florida, a state whose economically and environmentally imperiled culture serves as a lens through which we can examine some of the most pressing issues haunting our nation.

    BOOK

    Call #: 814.6 GER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ballplayer

    Ballplayer2017

    by Chipper Jones

    (1,164)

    Summary: Before Chipper Jones became an eight-time All-Star who amassed Hall of Fame-worthy statistics during his nineteen-year career with the Atlanta Braves, he was a country boy from small-town Pierson,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.357 JON

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crazy is my superpower : how I triumphed by breaking bones, breaking hearts, and breaking the rules

    Crazy is my superpower : how I triumphed by breaking bones, breaking hearts, and breaking the rules2017

    by A . J Brooks

    (1,928)

    Summary: "Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses, everything that I've been labeled -- short, nerdy, skinny, weak, impulsive, ugly, tomboy, poor, rebel, loud, freak, crazy --...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.812 BRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The hue and cry at our house : a year remembered

    The hue and cry at our house : a year remembered2017

    by Benjamin Taylor

    (197)

    Summary: After John F. Kennedy's speech in front of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on November 22, 1963, he was greeted by, among others, an 11-year-old Benjamin Taylor and his mother waiting to shake his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B TAYLOR

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In order to live : a North Korean girl's journey to freedom

    In order to live : a North Korean girl's journey to freedom2015

    by Yeonmi Park

    (57,277)

    Summary: Human rights activist Park, who fled North Korea with her mother in 2007 at age 13 and eventually made it to South Korea two years later after a harrowing ordeal, recognized that in order to be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B PARK

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
    Staff Pick

    The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women2017

    by Kate Moore

    (112,587)

    Summary: As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.1799 MOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • All the gallant men [eAudio] : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor

    All the gallant men : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor2016

    by Donald Stratton

    (3,278)

    Summary: At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely...  more »

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  • The water is wide : a memoir

    The water is wide : a memoir2009

    by Pat Conroy

    (22,197)

    Summary: A teacher recounts a year on Yamacraw Island, off the South Carolina coast, when he helped black children gain an awareness of themselves as well as the world around them.

    BOOK

    Call #: B CONROY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Papillon

    Papillon2006

    by Henri Charrière

    (63,996)

    Summary: "Henri Charrière, called "Papillon, " for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365.6 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq
    Staff Pick

    Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq2016

    by Sarah Glidden , illustrator

    (1,822)

    Summary: "Cartoonist Sarah Glidden accompanies her two friends -- reporters and founders of a journalism non-profit -- as they research potential stories on the effects of the Iraq War on the Middle East and,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.7044 GLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I got this : to gold and beyond

    I got this : to gold and beyond2017

    by Laurie Hernandez

    (1,653)

    Summary: Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars favorite Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages. At sixteen years old, Laurie...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HERNANDEZ

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details