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Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 920.72 CLINTON

Contents: Maps of Kalkaska Townships and Cemetery names complied by various researchers including the following townships and cemeteries: Rapid River, Maple Grove Cemetery -- Rapid River, Westwood Cemetery -- Clearwater, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery -- Clearwater, Clearwater or Gillitt Cemetery -- Coldsprings, Coldsprings Cemetery -- Blue Lake, Unknown Cemetery -- Kalkaska, Evergreen Cemetery --...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: 1988

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1 available in Genealogy Collection, Call number: GEN 977.48 TOWNSHIPS

Mueller, Robert S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 MUELLER

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter has written importantly about his spiritual life and faith. In this book, he offers a personal consideration of "moral values" as they relate to the important issues of the day. He puts forward a passionate defense of separation of church and state, and a strong warning of where the country is heading as the lines between politics and rigid religious fundamentalism are blurred....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 CARTER

Goldsmith, Jack L.

Summary: A key advisor to President Bush recounts his political clashes with powerful administration figures when he questioned the choices of his predecessors about the way the war on terror was being conducted, in an account in which he cites historical parallels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 GOLDSMITH

Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 BRILL

Summary: Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1039

Geist, William.

Summary: The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 GEIST

Nutt, Amy Ellis.

Summary: "The Maines were a middle-class, hard-working, politically conservative New England couple whose lives felt complete when they adopted identical twin sons. As toddlers, Jonas was the son Kelly and Wayne Maines expected, but Wyatt was only interested in girls' clothes and toys. By age five, this conflict was tearing Wyatt--and the family--apart. Today, Wyatt is Nicole. She and Jonas are now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 NUTT

Wiegand, Wayne A.

Summary: "Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that many are registered borrowers. Although library authorities have argued that the public library functions primarily as a civic institution necessary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 WEIGAND

Summary: Michael Moore interviews Americans who have been denied treatment by the United States health care insurance companies -- companies who sacrifice essential health services in order to maximize profits. Sheds light on the how complicated it can become for communities and individuals, and the sacrifices they have made when they are denied health care coverage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 121

Williams, Terry Tempest

Summary: America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams presents The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine to Big...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 WILLIAMS

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told throughthe improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.009 EGAN

White, Mel

Summary: This is a comprehensive guide to every site and swath of landscape in the U.S. National Park system, from coast-to-coast and world famous National Parks to lesser known sites of historical or natural significance including national trails and affiliated areas. Includes practical advice on how to reach each park, when to go and what to do there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 WHITE

Shankle, George Earlie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholarly Press 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.4 SHANK

Summary: Fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town with his parents. The local kids call him a Dork because he can't even throw a baseball. That changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses, and fearsome confrontations with the dreaded Beast and its owner who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 730

Carter, Ashton B.

Summary: The twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the innter working of the Pentagon, its vital mission, and what it takes to lead it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 76

Goggins, David

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Sullivan, Michael

Contents: A blueprint for boys and reading -- The reading gap -- Boys and girls are different -- Read for fun, read forever -- Exposing boys to story -- Honoring boys' literature -- Promoting reading to boys -- Creating the culture of literacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Library Association 2009

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PAR 028.55 SULLIVAN

Fraser, Steve

Summary: "A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 FRASER

Sandel, Michael J.

Summary: "A world-famous political philosopher, and the bestselling author of Justice, reveals the driving force behind the resurgence of populism: the tyranny of the meritocracy and the resentments it produces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Weber, Bruce

Summary: "Based on his popular series in the New York Times chronicling his cross-country bicycle trip, bestselling author Bruce Weber shares his adventures from his solo ride across the USA. Riding a bicycle across the US is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few achieve. Bestselling author and New York Times reporter Bruce Weber made the trip, solo, over the summer and fall of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.609 WEBER

Bruder, Jessica

Summary: "From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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Kauffman, Bill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52097 KAUFFMAN

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