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  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman2013

    by Wil Mara

    Series: Rookie Biographies

    (41)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B TUBMAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • 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

    (1,516)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: 359 WAS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child

    How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child2017

    by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

    (4,928)

    Summary: The author shares the story of her survival of the Gatumba massacre, despite losing her sister, and how after moving to America she found healing through art and activism.

    BOOK

    Call #: B UWIRINGIYIMANA YA

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  • Beyond band of brothers : [the war memoirs of Major Dick Winters]

    Beyond band of brothers :2006

    by Richard D Winters

    (14,853)

    Summary: They were called Easy Company, but their mission was never easy. Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they suffered 150% casualties while liberating Europe, an unparalleled record of bravery under...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5421 WIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 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 Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?2008

    by Bonnie Bader

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,635)

    Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.
  • Who was Frida Kahlo?

    Who was Frida Kahlo?2013

    by Sarah Fabiny

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (637)

    Summary: You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all -- with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she...  more »
  • Who was Ernest Shackleton?

    Who was Ernest Shackleton?2013

    by James Buckley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (289)

    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-- ?

    (685)

    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: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is George Lucas?

    Who is George Lucas?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (679)

    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-- ?

    (378)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Jackie Robinson?

    Who was Jackie Robinson?2011

    by Gail Herman

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,149)

    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

  • Who was Harriet Tubman?

    Who was Harriet Tubman?2002

    by Yona Zeldis McDonough

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,788)

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

    BOOK

    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-- ?

    (734)

    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-- ?

    (433)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Abraham Lincoln?

    Who was Abraham Lincoln?2008

    by Janet B Pascal

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (2,163)

    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-- ?

    (1,262)

    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-- ?

    (297)

    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

    (367)

    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 is Hillary Clinton?

    Who is Hillary Clinton?2016

    by Heather Alexander

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (354)

    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 Frank Lloyd Wright?

    Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?2015

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (194)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Maya Angelou?

    Who was Maya Angelou?2016

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (321)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Roberto Clemente?

    Who was Roberto Clemente?2014

    by James Buckley Jr

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (290)

    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 was Roald Dahl?

    Who was Roald Dahl?2012

    by True Kelley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,100)

    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

  • Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero

    Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero2013

    by Michael Korda

    Series: Eminent Lives

    (593)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic2006

    by Alison Bechdel

    (145,143)

    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 Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 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

    (3,814)

    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

    (7,027)

    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

    (2,521)

    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

  • The outrun

    The outrun2017

    by Amy Liptrot

    (7,168)

    Summary: When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was once home, memories of her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.861 LIP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hostage
    Staff Pick

    Hostage2017

    by Guy Delisle

    (5,472)

    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: 1 of 1 details

  • Sunshine state : essays

    Sunshine state : essays2017

    by Sarah Gerard

    (1,447)

    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

  • Walking to listen : 4,000 miles across America, one story at a time

    Walking to listen : 4,000 miles across America, one story at a time2017

    by Andrew Forsthoefel

    (1,721)

    Summary: "A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek, told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America." -- Amazon.com

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.51 FOR

    Location: Adult Displays - Nonfiction Aisle

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • What Milly did : the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling

    What Milly did : the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling2016

    by Elise Moser

    (34)

    Summary: "Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town's full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard | the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B ZANTOW

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ballplayer

    Ballplayer2017

    by Chipper Jones

    (1,056)

    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

    (1,727)

    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 water is wide : a memoir

    The water is wide : a memoir2009

    by Pat Conroy

    (20,941)

    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

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  • When breath becomes air [large print]

    When breath becomes air2016

    by Paul Kalanithi

    (465,439)

    Summary: At the age of 36, on the verge of a completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi's health began to falter. He started losing weight and was wracked by waves of...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 616.9942 KAL

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

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  • This close to happy : a reckoning with depression

    This close to happy : a reckoning with depression2017

    by Daphne Merkin

    (1,230)

    Summary: "This Close to Happy is the first account to endeavor to tell the story of what it feels to suffer a lifetime's worth of clinical depression from the inside out and from a woman's point of view" -- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8527 MER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Papillon

    Papillon2006

    by Henri Charrière

    (61,710)

    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