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  • Performing arts.

    Performing arts.2006

    Series: Careers In Focus

    BOOK

    Call #: 791 PER YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Judy Garland [downloadable ebook] / a biography

    Judy Garland / a biography2013

    by Anne Edwards

    (675)

    EBOOK

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  • Sir Charlie [downloadable audiobook] / Chaplin, the funniest man in the world

    Sir Charlie / Chaplin, the funniest man in the world2012

    by Sid Fleischman

    Summary: A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin.

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • The immortal count [downloadable ebook] / the life and films of Bela Lugosi

    The immortal count / the life and films of Bela Lugosi2003

    by Arthur Lennig

    (103)

    EBOOK

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  • The dark side of genius [downloadable audiobook] / the life of Alfred Hitchcock

    The dark side of genius / the life of Alfred Hitchcock2012

    by Donald Spoto

    Summary: The story of the man who changed people's relationships with their showers forever, thanks to Psycho, this is the classic, Edgar Award-winning biography of the enigmatic and intensely private Alfred...  more »

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  • Life itself [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    Life itself / a memoir2011

    by Roger Ebert

    (5,817)

    Summary: Roger Ebert has been reviewing films since 1967. The first film critic ever to win a Pulitzer Prize, he has been a fixture on television for over 30 years. Then, complications from thyroid-cancer...  more »

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  • Isabelle

    Isabelle2014

    by Laurence Yep

    Series: Girl Of The Year. 2014: Isabelle - #1

    (644)

    Summary: Isabelle, who attends a performing arts school in Washington, D.C., with her older sister, Jade, has a passion for ballet dancing but lacks self-confidence.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN ISABELLE

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Take a bow

    Take a bow2012

    by Elizabeth Eulberg

    (6,611)

    Summary: Emme, Sophie, Ethan, and Carter are seniors at a performing arts high school in New York City, preparing for the senior recital and feeling the pressure to perform well and take the next step in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F EULBERG

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Pocket full of colors : the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire

    Pocket full of colors : the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire2017

    by Amy Guglielmo

    (914)

    Summary: From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BLAIR

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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  • Strong looks better naked

    Strong looks better naked2016

    by Khloe Kardashian

    (4,268)

    Summary: Khloe Kardashian shares her secrets for finding strength of body, mind, and heart with stories of her own struggles with weight, relationships, and her self-image. In a culture that worships skinny,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KARDASHIAN

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  • You don't look your age ... : and other fairy tales

    You don't look your age ... : and other fairy tales2017

    by Sheila Nevins

    (2,795)

    Summary: Famed documentary producer Sheila Nevins is the one person who always tells it like it is, and who will say, "Learn from my mistakes and my successes. Because you don't get smarter as you get older,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B NEVINS

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  • Rhythm ride : a road trip through the Motown sound

    Rhythm ride : a road trip through the Motown sound2015

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    (398)

    Summary: A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the "sound of young America."

    BOOK

    Call #: 781.644 PIN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Nevertheless : a memoir

    Nevertheless : a memoir2017

    by Alec Baldwin

    (4,446)

    Summary: From his work in popular movies to his role as Jack Donaghy on the irreverent series 30 Rock, Baldwin is both a household name and a deeply respected actor. Now he transcends his public persona,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B BALDWIN

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  • What was Woodstock?

    What was Woodstock?2016

    by Joan Holub

    Series: What Was--?

    (154)

    Summary: "On August 15, 1969, a music festival called 'Woodstock' transformed one small dairy farm in upstate New York into a gathering place for over 400,000 young music fans. Concert-goers, called...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 WHA

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Nevertheless [CD book] : a memoir

    Nevertheless : a memoir2017

    by Alec Baldwin

    Summary: From his work in popular movies to his role as Jack Donaghy on the irreverent series 30 Rock, Baldwin is both a household name and a deeply respected actor. Now he transcends his public persona,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B BALDWIN

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  • Sidemen XIX

    Sidemen XIX2016

    (631)

    Summary: Billions of you have watched their videos and millions of you have followed them on social media. So here we go; it's time to back up because YouTube superstars, The Sidemen, are finally here in book...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.46 SID YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wimpy kid movie diary : the next chapter

    The wimpy kid movie diary : the next chapter2017

    by Jeff Kinney

    (1,453)

    Summary: Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 791.4372 KIN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Note to self

    Note to self2017

    by Connor Franta

    (7,775)

    Summary: In his first memoir, A Work in Progress, Connor Franta shared his journey from small-town Midwestern boy to full-fledged Internet sensation. Now, two years later, Connor is ready to bring to light a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRANTA

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  • What is it all but luminous : notes from an underground man

    What is it all but luminous : notes from an underground man2017

    by Art Garfunkel

    (474)

    Summary: From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel -- a memoir (of sorts): artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B GARFUNKEL

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  • Unqualified : love and relationship advice from a celebrity who just wants to help

    Unqualified : love and relationship advice from a celebrity who just wants to help2017

    by Anna Faris

    (9,064)

    Summary: After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream), navigating dating and marriage in Hollywood, and building a podcast around romantic advice,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FARIS

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  • A stitch of time : the year a brain injury changed my language and life

    A stitch of time : the year a brain injury changed my language and life2017

    by Lauren Marks

    (335)

    Summary: An eloquent memoir of a 27-year-old actress who suffered a massive brain aneurysm onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and awoke to discover that she had aphasia, a rare condition in which one loses the ability to speak, read and write.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.133 MAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Un-ashamed

    Un-ashamed2016

    by Lecrae

    (3,653)

    Summary: Two-time Grammy winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned the lesson "if you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from their rejection" through more than his share of adversity -- childhood abuse,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LECRAE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Two's company : a fifty-year romance with lessons learned in love, life & business

    Two's company : a fifty-year romance with lessons learned in love, life & business2017

    by Suzanne Somers

    (133)

    Summary: In her most personal and inspiring book yet, Suzanne Somers shows readers how to shape a healthy, lasting relationship through the lens of her fifty-year love affair with her husband, Alan Hamel. For...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SOMERS

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  • Sensing the rhythm : finding my voice in a world without sound

    Sensing the rhythm : finding my voice in a world without sound2017

    by Mandy Harvey

    (211)

    Summary: The inspiring true story of Mandy Harvey, a young woman who became deaf at age nineteen while pursuing a degree in music, and how she overcame adversity and found the courage to live out her dreams.

    BOOK

    Call #: B HARVEY

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  • Natural disaster : I cover them. I am one.

    Natural disaster : I cover them. I am one.2017

    by Ginger Zee

    (2,584)

    Summary: ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she developed an obsession with weather as a young girl....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ZEE

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  • You're never weird on the Internet (almost) : a memoir

    You're never weird on the Internet (almost) : a memoir2015

    by Felicia Day

    (46,153)

    Summary: The Internet isn't all cat videos. There's also Felicia Day -- violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, hoagie specialist, and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B DAY

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  • Why not me?
    Staff Pick

    Why not me?2015

    by Mindy Kaling

    (177,795)

    Summary: Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it's falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 818.6 KAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A work in progress : a memoir

    A work in progress : a memoir2015

    by Connor Franta

    (18,047)

    Summary: In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation--so far. Connor offers a look at his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRANTA

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  • The year of Lear : Shakespeare in 1606

    The year of Lear : Shakespeare in 16062015

    by James Shapiro

    (1,756)

    Summary: "Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in England in 1606 affected Shakespeare and shaped the three great tragedies he wrote that year--King Lear, Macbeth, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 822.33 SHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Symphony for the city of the dead : Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

    Symphony for the city of the dead : Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad2015

    by M. T. Anderson

    (4,123)

    Summary: In September 1941, Adolf Hitler's Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one of the longest and most destructive sieges in Western history -- almost three years of bombardment and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SHOSTAKOVICH YA

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  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift2015

    by Tonya Maddox Cupp

    BOOK

    Call #: J B SWIFT

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Troublemaker : surviving Hollywood and Scientology

    Troublemaker : surviving Hollywood and Scientology2015

    by Leah Remini

    (56,104)

    Summary: Leah Remini has never been the type to hold her tongue. That willingness to speak her mind, stand her ground, and rattle the occasional cage has enabled this tough-talking girl from Brooklyn to forge...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B REMINI

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  • Truevine : two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest : a true story of the Jim Crow South

    Truevine : two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest : a true story of the Jim Crow South2016

    by Beth Macy

    (3,072)

    Summary: A true story of two albino African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a decades-long struggle to find them and to get justice for her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.3 MAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Not dead yet : the memoir

    Not dead yet : the memoir2016

    by Phil Collins

    (5,245)

    Summary: The Genesis front man and successful solo artist presents a reflective memoir that shares insights into the remarkable experiences behind many of his iconic songs and performances, discussing his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B COLLINS

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  • A perfect union of contrary things

    A perfect union of contrary things2016

    by Sarah Jensen

    (2,229)

    Summary: In the first authorized biography of the musician best known as the lead vocalist in the bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, as well as a successful vintner, gives unique insight into his history and career trajectory.

    BOOK

    Call #: B KEENAN

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  • Settle for more

    Settle for more2016

    by Megyn Kelly

    (7,212)

    Summary: Megyn Kelly, one of the most respected, hardest-hitting TV journalists in America, speaks candidly about her decision to "settle for more" -- a motto she credits as having changed her life, and the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KELLY

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  • Scrappy little nobody

    Scrappy little nobody2016

    by Anna Kendrick

    (78,310)

    Summary: "A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air recounts memorable milestones from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KENDRICK

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  • Sober stick figure : a memoir

    Sober stick figure : a memoir2016

    by Amber Tozer

    (811)

    Summary: The author shares her journey through alcoholism, including being raised by alcoholics, having her first drink at seven years old, becoming an alcoholic adult, stagnating in denial for years, and finally getting sober.

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.292 TOZ

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Talking as fast as I can : from Gilmore girls to Gilmore girls, and everything in between

    Talking as fast as I can : from Gilmore girls to Gilmore girls, and everything in between2016

    by Lauren Graham

    (95,156)

    Summary: "This book contains some stories from my life: the awkward growing-up years, the confusing dating years, the fulfilling work years, and what it was like to be asked to play one of my favorite...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B GRAHAM

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  • She ready [CD book] : from the hood to Hollywood

    She ready : from the hood to Hollywood2017

    by Tiffany Haddish

    Summary: In her debut album, Tiffany Haddish discusses her experience growing up in the foster care system, how she started out in comedy, and much more. The special originally aired on Showtime on August 18,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 792.76 HAD

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