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Summary: When Fernando and Marie decide to dedicate themselves full time to various political causes, their nine-year-old daughter, Anna, must learn to face the world on her own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2007

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT BLAME

Sebba, Anne

Summary: "Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During the occupation, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner. While Parisian men were either fighting at the front or captured and forced to work in German factories, the women of Paris were left behind where they would come face to face with the German conquerors...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.409 SEBBA

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD TV CROWN 2

Alexander, Elizabeth

Summary: "In the midst of civil unrest in the summer of 2020 following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, one of the great literary voices of our time, Elizabeth Alexander, wrote a moving reflection on the psyche of young Black America, turning a mother's eye to her sons' generation. Originally published in the New Yorker, the essay brilliantly and lovingly observed the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 ALEXANDER

Summary: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT INGLOURIOUS

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CROWN

Suri, Jeremi

Summary: "In Civil War by Other Means, Jeremi Suri, shows how the victory of the Union was never secure and the resistance to it began immediately. Key Confederate figures fled to exile in Mexico after their defeat and returned when they could safely resume their former lives once the threat of Northern domination had been quashed. Many antebellum influences and attitudes lived on secretly, and their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 SURI

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Tells the story of Julian's Grandmaere's childhood as she, a Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II and how the boy she once shunned became her savior and best friend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC PALACIO

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DONNELLY

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD TV CROWN 1

Hubbard, Ben (Journalist)

Summary: "MBS is the untold story of how a mysterious young prince emerged from Saudi Arabia's sprawling royal family to overhaul the economy and society of the richest country in the Middle East--and gather as much power as possible into his own hands. Since his father, King Salman, ascended to the throne in 2015, Mohammed bin Salman has leveraged his influence to restructure the kingdom's economy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953.805 HUBBARD

Harry

Summary: It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mothers coffin as the world watched in sorrow--and horror. As Diana, Princess of Wales, was laid to rest, billions wondered what the princes must be thinking and feeling--and how their lives would play out from that point on. For Harry, this is that story at last. With its raw,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in CD, Call number: AUDIO 941.086092 HARRY

Mackrell, Judith.

Summary: The forefront British dance critic and award-nominated author of Bloomsbury Ballerina presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker and Tamara de Lempicka.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 MACKRELL

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, fourteen-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself four hundred years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as "The Three Musketeers."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION GIBBS

Bergreen, Laurence

Summary: "An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history-as a pirate raiding Spanish galleons, as the first explorer to successfully circumnavigate the globe, and as a naval hero who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.05 BERGREEN

Follett, Ken.

Summary: D-day is approaching. They don't know when or where, but the Germans know it will be soon. For a group of british intelligence operatives in France the stakes have never been higher: knowing that the Allied attack depends upon their lines of communication and in the days before the invasion no target is of greater strategic importance than the largest telephone exchange in Europe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOLLETT

Boxer, Elisa

Summary: "During World War II, families all across Europe huddled together in basements, attics, and closets as Nazi soldiers rounded up anyone Jewish. The Star of David, a symbol of faith and pride, became a tool of hate when the Nazis forced Jewish people to carry papers stamped with that star, so that it was clear who to capture. But many brave souls dared to help them. Jewish teenager Jacqueline...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2023

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Furst, Alan

Summary: "After the Nazi victory over Poland in 1939, thousands of Poles were sent to Germany as slave laborers. From inside enemy territory, they found ways to get valuable information to resistance fighters in France. Paul Ricard, a French writer of detective novels, is drawn in to working in the resistance, as a spy against the Reich, and is charged with getting the information from the Polish...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FURST

Summary: During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT SPENCER

Summary: A classic tale is reborn through the inspired imagination of cinematic dream-weaver Guillermo del Toro, directing alongside Mark Gustafson. Realized through boundary-pushing, breathtakingly intricate stop-motion animation, this dark rendering of the fable of the puppet boy and his maker, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, daringly transfers the story to Fascist Italy, where...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2023

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD J PINOCCHIO

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Summary: 657 days ago Meg's British father left their home in France to fight the Nazis, leaving some codes in a jar for her to decipher, and Meg and her French mother moved to the Perche, a region in France near Normandy known for its forests; now Meg watches theGerman soldiers in town, and sometimes carries messages for the French resistance--but suddenly things have gotten much more dangerous: there...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION NIELSEN

Egan, Timothy

Summary: "A historical thriller by the Pulitzer and National Book Award-winning author that tells the riveting story of the Klan's rise to power in the 1920s, the cunning con man who drove that rise, and the woman who stopped them. The Roaring Twenties--the Jazz Age--has been characterized as a time of Gatsby frivolity. But it was also the height of the uniquely American hate group, the Ku Klux Klan....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4209 EGAN

Norton, Elizabeth

Summary: "The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also a time when death during childbirth was rife; when marriage was usually a legal contract, not a matter for love, and the education you could hope to receive was minimal at best. Yet the Tudor century was also dominated by powerful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 NORTON

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GREGORY

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