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  • Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers

    Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers2021

    by Robin Stevenson

    Series: Kid Legends

    (26)

    Summary: Every trailblazer started out as a kid. Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. This book tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York

    Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York2021

    by Elon Green

    (2,782)

    Summary: The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 GRE

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Maniac : the Bath school disaster and the birth of the modern mass killer

    Maniac : the Bath school disaster and the birth of the modern mass killer2021

    by Harold Schechter

    (849)

    Summary: In 1927, while the majority of the township of Bath, Michigan, was celebrating a new primary school, local farmer and school board treasurer Andrew P. Kehoe had other plans. Behind his ordinary...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 SCH

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Leave out the tragic parts : a grandfather's search for a boy lost to addiction

    Leave out the tragic parts : a grandfather's search for a boy lost to addiction2021

    by Dave Kindred

    (297)

    Summary: Jared Kindred left his home and family at the age of eighteen, choosing a life of riding train cars and making friends on the street. He was an addict for most of his short life, drinking far too...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.92 KIN

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lady Bird Johnson : hiding in plain sight

    Lady Bird Johnson : hiding in plain sight2021

    by Julia Sweig

    (429)

    Summary: In the spring of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson had a decision to make. Just months after moving into the White House under the worst of circumstances -- following the assassination of President...  more »

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    Call #: B JOHNSON

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Come fly the world [eAudio] : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am

    Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am2021

    by Julia Cooke

    (2,390)

    Summary: Required to have a college degree, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on iconic Pan Am between 1966 and 1975 also had to...  more »

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  • Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair : inside the 1944 plot to kill Hitler and the ghost children of his revenge

    Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair : inside the 1944 plot to kill Hitler and the ghost children of his revenge2021

    by Ann Bausum

    (79)

    Summary: During the summer of 1944, a secretive network of German officers and civilians conspired to assassinate Adolf Hitler. But their plot to attack the dictator at his Wolf's Lair compound failed, and an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 943.086 BAU YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty

    Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty2021

    by Patrick Radden Keefe

    (8,337)

    Summary: The Sacklers are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that...  more »

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    Call #: 362.29 KEE

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier

    Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier2021

    by Bob Drury

    (682)

    Summary: It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America|s |First Frontier| beyond the Appalachian Mountains...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 976.9 DRU

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Out of many, one : portraits of America's immigrants

    Out of many, one : portraits of America's immigrants2021

    by George W. Bush

    Summary: In this powerful new collection of oil paintings and stories, President George W. Bush spotlights the inspiring journeys of America's immigrants and the contributions they make to the life and...  more »

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    Call #: 759.13 BUS

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The puzzle solver : a scientist's desperate quest to cure the illness that stole his son

    The puzzle solver : a scientist's desperate quest to cure the illness that stole his son2021

    by Tracie White

    (242)

    Summary: At the age of twenty-seven, Whitney Dafoe was forced to give up his life as a photographer who traveled the world. Bit by bit a mysterious illness stole away the pieces of his life: First, it took...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.0478 WHI

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power

    Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power2021

    by Susan Page

    (380)

    Summary: Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi didn't begin running for office until she was forty-six years old, her five children mostly out of the nest. Since then she has lived on the cutting edge of the revolution in...  more »

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    Call #: B PELOSI

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am

    Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am2021

    by Julia Cooke

    (2,390)

    Summary: Required to have a college degree, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on iconic Pan Am between 1966 and 1975 also had to...  more »

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    Call #: 629.13 COO

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The hope we hold : finding peace in the promises of God

    The hope we hold : finding peace in the promises of God2021

    by Jeremy Vuolo

    (845)

    Summary: Jinger Vuolo did not have what you'd call a typical childhood. The sixth child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's nineteen, she grew up with the bright lights of television crews in her home, filming...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B VUOLO

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Marathon don't stop : the life and times of Nipsey Hussle

    The Marathon don't stop : the life and times of Nipsey Hussle2021

    by Rob Kenner

    (228)

    Summary: In the ten years since he first met Nipsey Hussle in the offices of Vibe, journalist Rob Kenner followed Hussle's career, paying close attention to the music and business movement he was building in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HUSSLE

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency

    The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency2021

    by Jean Becker

    (200)

    Summary: This book tells the story of how, after his devastating loss to Bill Clinton in 1992, President George H.W. Bush rebuilt his life, found a way to make a difference, and how, by the time he died in...  more »

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    Call #: B BUSH

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Send a girl!

    Send a girl!2021

    by Jessica M. Rinker

    (115)

    Summary: Brenda Berkman was often told that she couldn't do certain things because she was a girl. When she grew up, she longed for a job that was challenging, different every day, and required physical and...  more »

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    Call #: J P HISTORY RINKER

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - History

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Banksy : graffitied walls and wasn't sorry

    Banksy : graffitied walls and wasn't sorry2021

    by Fausto Gilberti

    (53)

    Summary: Banksy is a world-famous graffiti artist who secretly spray paints pictures on streets and walls while no one is watching! His works are often about politics, war, and other important things, but he...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY GILBERTI

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - History

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Muhammad Ali was a chicken?

    Muhammad Ali was a chicken?2021

    by Dan Gutman

    (29)

    Summary: Did you know that Muhammad Ali was so terrified of flying on planes he would bring a parachute? Or that he won the Presidential Medal of Freedom? Bet you didn't know that he had an official...  more »

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    Call #: J B ALI

    Location: New Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Hear my voice : the testimonies of children detained at the southern border of the United States

    Hear my voice : the testimonies of children detained at the southern border of the United States2021

    (221)

    Summary: In Spanish and in English, a first-person account of children's experiences in detention at the southern U.S. border. Every day, children in migration are detained at the US-Mexico border. They are...  more »

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    Call #: J P NEIGHBOR HEAR

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Neighbors

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Simply Halston : the untold story

    Simply Halston : the untold story2021

    by Steven S. Gaines

    (81)

    Summary: Author Steven Gaines traces the life of Roy Halston Frowick, from the cornfields of the Midwest to the spires of Manhattan, where for ten years Halston reigned as the country's first celebrity...  more »

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    Call #: B HALSTON 2021 IOWA

    Location: New Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The guns of John Moses Browning : the remarkable story of the inventor whose firearms changed the world

    The guns of John Moses Browning : the remarkable story of the inventor whose firearms changed the world2021

    by Nathan Gorenstein

    (49)

    Summary: Few people are aware that John Moses Browning -- a tall, humble, cerebral man born in 1855 and raised as a Mormon in the American West -- was the mind behind many of the world-changing firearms that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 623.44 GOR

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Live your life : my story of loving and losing Nick Cordero

    Live your life : my story of loving and losing Nick Cordero2021

    by Amanda Kloots

    (2,181)

    Summary: In March 2020, Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero was hospitalized for what he and his wife, Amanda Kloots, believed to be a severe case of pneumonia. An eventual diagnosis of COVID-19 led to Nick's...  more »

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    Call #: B KLOOTS

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie : the extraordinary story of the founding mothers of NPR

    Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie : the extraordinary story of the founding mothers of NPR2021

    by Lisa Napoli

    (765)

    Summary: In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely. This was especially true in the news...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.44 NAP

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • El Chapo : the untold story of the world's most infamous drug lord

    El Chapo : the untold story of the world's most infamous drug lord2021

    by Noah Hurowitz

    (13)

    Summary: This is the true story of how El Chapo built the world's wealthiest and most powerful drug-trafficking operation, based on months' worth of trial testimony and dozens of interviews with cartel...  more »

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    Call #: 364.177 HUR

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • All that she carried : the journey of Ashley's sack, a black family keepsake

    All that she carried : the journey of Ashley's sack, a black family keepsake2021

    by Tiya Miles

    (139)

    Summary: In a display case in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture sits a rough cotton bag, called Ashley's Sack, embroidered with just a handful of words that evoke a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 MIL

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Albert Einstein was a dope?

    Albert Einstein was a dope?2021

    by Dan Gutman

    (26)

    Summary: Did you know that Albert Einstein was a high school dropout, and that he failed his physics class when he finally made it to college? Or that when he died, his brain and eyeballs were removed from...  more »

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    Call #: J B EINSTEIN

    Location: New Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump2021

    by Jill C Wheeler

    (15)

    Summary: This biography introduces readers to Donald Trump, including his education, career as a real estate developer, success as a reality television star, and key events from Trump's administration...  more »

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    Call #: J B TRUMP

    Location: New Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The story of Michelle Obama : a biography book for new readers

    The story of Michelle Obama : a biography book for new readers2021

    by Christine A Platt

    (4)

    Summary: Michelle Obama is one of the most important women in American history. Before she served as the first Black first lady of the United States, Michelle was a smart and studious kid who wanted to give...  more »

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    Call #: J B OBAMA

    Location: New Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Starstruck : the cosmic journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Starstruck : the cosmic journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson2021

    by Kathleen Krull

    (270)

    Summary: The life story of America's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, will inspire you to reach for the stars!

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER B TYSON

    Location: New Junior Readers Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Aftershocks : a memoir

    Aftershocks : a memoir2021

    by Nadia Owusu

    (2,656)

    Summary: Young Nadia Owusu followed her father, a United Nations official, from Europe to Africa and back again. Just as she and her family settled into a new home, her father would tell them it was time to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 OWU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The aquanaut

    The aquanaut2021

    by Jill Heinerth

    (111)

    Summary: An autobiography about Jill Heinerth's experiences as a female diver, exploring life under the water.

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    Call #: E HEINERTH

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Have I ever told you Black lives matter

    Have I ever told you Black lives matter2021

    by Shani M. King

    (96)

    Summary: Black lives matter. King affirms the message repeatedly, tenderly, with cumulative power and pride. She celebrates 116 -- just a tiny sample -- of the Black lives who deserve to shine. Her book...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 305.896 KIN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Walk in my combat boots : true stories from America's bravest warriors

    Walk in my combat boots : true stories from America's bravest warriors2021

    by James Patterson

    (1,685)

    Summary: A collection of brutally honest stories usually only shared among comrades in arms, crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson and First Sergeant US Army (Ret.) Matt Eversmann....  more »

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    Call #: 355 PAT

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The princess spy : the true story of World War II spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones

    The princess spy : the true story of World War II spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones2021

    by Larry Loftis

    (1,216)

    Summary: When Aline Griffith was born in a quiet suburban New York hamlet, no one had any idea that she would go on to live a life of glamour and danger. As the U.S. enters the Second World War, the young...  more »

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    Call #: 940.5486 LOF

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The doctors Blackwell : how two pioneering sisters brought medicine to women-- and women to medicine

    The doctors Blackwell : how two pioneering sisters brought medicine to women-- and women to medicine2021

    by Janice P. Nimura

    (1,780)

    Summary: Elizabeth Blackwell believed from an early age that she was destined for greatness beyond the scope of "ordinary" womanhood. Though the world recoiled at the notion of a woman studying medicine, her...  more »

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    Call #: 610.92 NIM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You'll never believe what happened to Lacey : crazy stories about racism

    You'll never believe what happened to Lacey : crazy stories about racism2021

    by Amber Ruffin

    (9,459)

    Summary: A writer and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers and host of The Amber Ruffin Show, Amber Ruffin lives in New York, where she is no one's First Black Friend and everyone is, as she puts it,...  more »

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    Call #: 305.896 RUF

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Queens of the crusades, 1154-1291

    Queens of the crusades, 1154-12912021

    by Alison Weir

    Series: England's Medieval Queens - #2

    (419)

    Summary: This recreation of the action-packed century that saw the murder of Thomas Becket and the signing of the Magna Carta covers the lives and reigns of the first five Plantagenet queens, Eleanor of...  more »

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    Call #: 942.03 WEI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No truth without Ruth : the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    No truth without Ruth : the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg2021

    by Kathleen Krull

    (360)

    Summary: An introduction to the second female Supreme Court justice describes how she faced discrimination because of her gender throughout her education and working life, and how her fight for equality changed the way the law dealt with women's rights.

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    Call #: J B GINSBURG

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The soul of a woman : on impatient love, long life, and good witches

    The soul of a woman : on impatient love, long life, and good witches2021

    by Isabel Allende , translator

    (8,777)

    Summary: "When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children...  more »

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    Call #: 305.42 ALL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details