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  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman2013

    by Wil Mara

    Series: Rookie Biographies

    (40)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B TUBMAN

    Location: Juvenile 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

    (1,440)

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

    How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child2017

    by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

    (3,869)

    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

    Location: YA Biographies

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

    How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child2017

    by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

    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.

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

    How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child2017

    by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

    (3,941)

    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.

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  • The woman who smashed codes : a true story of love, spies, and the unlikely heroine who outwitted America's enemies

    The woman who smashed codes : a true story of love, spies, and the unlikely heroine who outwitted America's enemies2017

    by Jason Fagone

    (11,373)

    Summary: Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.

    BOOK

    Call #: 652.8 FAG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

    Who was Alfred Hitchcock?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (260)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who is Maria Tallchief?

    Who is Maria Tallchief?2002

    by Catherine Gourley

    (312)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?

    Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?2015

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (154)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Maya Angelou?

    Who was Maya Angelou?2016

    by Ellen Labrecque

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (247)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who is Hillary Clinton?

    Who is Hillary Clinton?2016

    by Heather Alexander

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (293)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Roberto Clemente?

    Who was Roberto Clemente?2014

    by James Buckley Jr

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (250)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Roald Dahl?

    Who was Roald Dahl?2012

    by True Kelley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (963)

    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 »

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history

    Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history1999

    by Erik Larson

    (44,947)

    Summary: Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 976.4 LAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir
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    Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir2014

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (24,659)

    Summary: In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.874 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Gandhi?

    Who was Gandhi?2014

    by Dana Meachen Rau

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (613)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Abraham Lincoln?

    Who was Abraham Lincoln?2008

    by Janet B Pascal

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,908)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Who was Sacagawea?

    Who was Sacagawea?2002

    by Dennis B Fradin

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,122)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Harriet Tubman?

    Who was Harriet Tubman?2002

    by Yona Zeldis McDonough

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,570)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Jackie Robinson?

    Who was Jackie Robinson?2011

    by Gail Herman

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,011)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who is George Lucas?

    Who is George Lucas?2014

    by Pam Pollack

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (601)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

    Who was Theodore Roosevelt?2014

    by Michael Burgan

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (309)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who were the Wright Brothers?

    Who were the Wright Brothers?2014

    by James Buckley Jr

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (430)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Medgar Evers and the NAACP

    Medgar Evers and the NAACP2013

    by Gary Jeffrey

    (3)

    Summary: In graphic novel format, describes Medgar Evers' efforts to gain equal rights for African Americans in Missisippi, his work with the NAACP, and his assassination in 1963, which gave the Civil Rights Movement new momentum.

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN JEF

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Louis Braille?

    Who was Louis Braille?2014

    by Margaret Frith

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (388)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Frida Kahlo?

    Who was Frida Kahlo?2013

    by Sarah Fabiny

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (536)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Who was Ernest Shackleton?

    Who was Ernest Shackleton?2013

    by James Buckley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (260)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Who was Abigail Adams?

    Who was Abigail Adams?2014

    by True Kelley

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (551)

    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 »

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile 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: Juvenile 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-- ?

    (1,454)

    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.

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war

    Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war2014

    by Robert Michael Gates

    (6,668)

    Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    BOOK

    Call #: B GATES

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    Beyond band of brothers :2006

    by Richard D Winters

    (13,709)

    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

  • Lefty [downloadable ebook] / an American odyssey

    Lefty / an American odyssey2012

    by Vernona Gomez

    (100)

    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

    (408)

    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 »

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  • Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero

    Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero2013

    by Michael Korda

    Series: Eminent Lives

    (564)

    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

    (336)

    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

    (125,191)

    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 »

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    Call #: 741.59 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Buffering : unshared tales of a life fully loaded

    Buffering : unshared tales of a life fully loaded2016

    by Hannah Hart

    (10,095)

    Summary: "Hello, my darlings! I am incredibly pleased to present Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded! As a big fan of memoirs, I wanted to try my hand at writing about the events of my life that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HART

    Location: Adult Biographies

    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

    (3,585)

    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 »

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    Call #: 028.9 PAU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 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

    (5,863)

    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 »

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    Call #: 359.984 O'NE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details