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  • 7 events that made America America [eAudio] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2012

    by Larry Schweikart

    (497)

    Summary: Larry Schweikart, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller A Patriot's History of the United States, examines some of the pivotal-yet mostly ignored-moments that have shaped our history.

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  • 7 events that made America, America [eBook] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America, America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2010

    by Larry Schweikart

    (497)

    Summary: Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. But other, equally significant events have altered our...  more »

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  • 7 events that made America, America [Playaway] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America, America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2010

    by Larry Schweikart (read by Peter Berkrot )

    (497)

    Summary: Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. But other, equally significant events have altered our...  more »

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    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973 SCH

    Location: Adult Playways

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  • The 9/11 attacks

    The 9/11 attacks2016

    by Laura K Murray

    Series: Turning Points (Creative Education)

    (7)

    Summary: "A historical account of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the events leading up to that day, the people involved, the monumental rescue and recovery efforts, and the lingering aftermath"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.931 MUR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 9 presidents who screwed up America : and four who tried to save her

    9 presidents who screwed up America : and four who tried to save her2016

    by Brion T. McClanahan

    (511)

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    Call #: 973.099 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The 12 most influential books of all times

    The 12 most influential books of all times2017

    by Barbara Krasner

    Series: Most Influential

    (6)

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    Call #: J 028.5 KRA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The 12 most influential speeches of all time

    The 12 most influential speeches of all time2017

    by Marne Ventura

    Series: Most Influential

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    Call #: J 815 VEN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The 12 worst shipwrecks of all time

    The 12 worst shipwrecks of all time2019

    by Joan Axelrod-Contrada

    (1)

    Summary: Disasters are fascinating, awe-inspiring, and scary, all at the same time. Lean the facts about many of the worst disasters in human history. Then get some tips on how to prepare for disasters and stay safe.

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    Call #: J 910.45 AXE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 13 fashion styles children should know

    13 fashion styles children should know2013

    by Simone Werle

    (21)

    Summary: "Lively spreads filled with illustrations, sidebar information, important events, and designer profiles allow readers to watch hemlines and shoulder pads rise and fall, understand the effects of...  more »

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    Call #: J 391.2 WER

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 17 Carnations [eAudio]

    17 Carnations2015

    by Andrew Morton

    Summary: "Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain,...  more »

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  • 17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history

    17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history2015

    by Andrew Morton

    (2,754)

    Summary: "Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain,...  more »

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    Call #: 941 MOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (108,440)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

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    Call #: 909.83 HAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century [eAudio]

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (108,506)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century [eBook]

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (108,625)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

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  • 1001 video games you must play before you die

    1001 video games you must play before you die2010

    (508)

    Summary: Gaming magazine authors from around the globe present a chronological yet qualitative history of the video game, with insight into the development, popularity, and influence of games that can't be missed.

    BOOK

    Call #: 794.8 ONE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1491 [eAudio] : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus

    1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus2005

    by Charles C. Mann

    (73,125)

    Summary: Mann shows how a new generation of researchers equipped with novel scientific techniques have come to previously unheard-of conclusions about the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans. In 1491...  more »

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  • 1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus

    1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus2005

    by Charles C. Mann

    (73,103)

    Summary: Mann shows how a new generation of researchers equipped with novel scientific techniques have come to previously unheard-of conclusions about the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans. In 1491...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 970.01 MAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1776

    17762005

    by David G McCullough

    (201,149)

    Summary: Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts,...  more »

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    Call #: 973.3 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1776 [CD book]

    17762005

    by David G. McCullough (read by David McCullough)

    (201,147)

    Summary: Presents the intensely human story of the those who marched with George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success.

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    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 MCC

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • 1776 [eBook]

    17762005

    by David G McCullough

    (201,145)

    Summary: Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts,...  more »

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  • 1776 [Playaway]

    17762005

    by David G McCullough

    (201,149)

    Summary: In the twelve fateful months of 1776, the American colonies could have-- and probably should have-- been forced back under British rule. However, a combination of cunning, determination, and sheer...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973.3 MCC

    Location: Adult Playways

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  • The 1910s decade in photos : a decade that shook the world

    The 1910s decade in photos : a decade that shook the world2010

    by Jim Corrigan

    Series: Amazing Decades In Photos

    (6)

    Summary: "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1910-1919"--Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 973.9 COR 1910S

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 1920 : the year that made the decade roar

    1920 : the year that made the decade roar2015

    by Eric Burns

    (571)

    Summary: Acclaimed author Eric Burns investigates the year of 1920, which was not only a crucial twelve-month period of its own, but one that foretold the future, foreshadowing the rest of the 20th century...  more »

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    Call #: 973.913 BUR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The 1920s decade in photos : the Roaring Twenties

    The 1920s decade in photos : the Roaring Twenties2010

    by Jim Corrigan

    Series: Amazing Decades In Photos

    (19)

    Summary: "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1920-1929"--Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.9 COR 1920S

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The 1930s decade in photos : depression and hope

    The 1930s decade in photos : depression and hope2010

    by Jim Corrigan

    Series: Amazing Decades In Photos

    (7)

    Summary: "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1930-1939"--Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.9 COR 1930S

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The 1940s

    The 1940s1999

    by Michael Uschan V

    Series: A Cultural History Of The United States Through The Decades

    (6)

    Summary: Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of one of the pivotal decades of the twentieth century, a period of transition and crisis for the nation and for its citizens.

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    Call #: 973.918 USC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The 1940s decade in photos : a world at war

    The 1940s decade in photos : a world at war2010

    by Jim Corrigan

    Series: Amazing Decades In Photos

    (6)

    Summary: "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1940-1949"--Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.9 COR 1940S

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 1944 : FDR and the year that changed history

    1944 : FDR and the year that changed history2015

    by Jay Winik

    (1,306)

    Summary: "Chronicles the events of 1944 to reveal how nearly the Allies lost World War II, citing the pivotal contributions of FDR, Churchill, and Stalin,"--Novelist.

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    Call #: 940.5373 WIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1948 : Harry Truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed America's role in the world

    1948 : Harry Truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed America's role in the world2011

    by David Pietrusza

    (181)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.918 PIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The 1990s

    The 1990s2003

    by Marc Oxoby

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.929 OXO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The 2000s decade in photos : a new millennium

    The 2000s decade in photos : a new millennium2010

    by Jim Corrigan

    Series: Amazing Decades In Photos

    (4)

    Summary: "Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the first decade of the new millennium"--Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.9 COR 2000S

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Abigail Adams [downloadable audiobook]

    Abigail Adams2009

    by Woody Holton

    (2,128)

    Summary: Award-winning historian Woody Holton reveals that the perennially popular 'Founding Mother' has been woefully underestimated and that, although staunchly traditional in some areas, she was...  more »

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  • Abortion

    Abortion2018

    by Barbara Wexler

    (1)

    Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

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    Call #: 363.46 WEX YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln2015

    by AnnMarie Anderson

    (19)

    Summary: Provides a first person account of the life and accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Call #: J READER B LINCOLN

    Location: Junior Readers Biographies

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  • Abraham Lincoln [downloadable ebook]

    Abraham Lincoln2013

    (3)

    Summary: It may be little exaggeration to say that the figure of Abraham Lincoln embodies the American ideal more so than any other U.S. president. Although he came from humble beginnings and held several odd...  more »

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  • Abraham Lincoln's dueling words

    Abraham Lincoln's dueling words2018

    by Donna Janell Bowman

    (141)

    Summary: Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, early in his adult life, it nearly got him into trouble. He had to use his imagination to save his career -- and maybe even his life.

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    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler2010

    by Sean Price

    Series: Wicked History

    (169)

    Summary: Describes Adolph Hitler's rise to power, his destruction of democracy in Germany, and the cold-blooded murder of more than eleven million people, including six million Jews.

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    Call #: J B WICKED

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan2015

    Summary: Provides readers with opposing viewpoints on the issue of postwar reconstruction in Afghanistan.

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    Call #: 958.1 AFG 2015

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan2018

    by Ruth Bjorklund

    Series: Enchantment Of The World

    (14)

    Summary: It's geography for a new generation, an invaluable resource for facts and figures, and a fascinating, highly visual introduction to the world's countries. Look for full-color photos, original maps,...  more »

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    Call #: J 958.1 BJO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan2017

    by Joanne Mattern

    (2)

    Summary: Presents a look at the geography, government, economy, people, religion, and ethnic groups of Afghanistan.

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    Call #: J 958.1 MAT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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