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    Alone atop the hill: the autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, pioneer of the national black press

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    2015

    Alone atop the hill: the autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, pioneer of the national black press

    Dunnigan, Alice

    In 1942, Alice Dunnigan, a sharecropper's daughter from Kentucky, made her way to the nation's capital and a career in journalism that eventually led her to the White House. With this book, Carol McCabe Booker has condensed Dunnigan's 1974 self-published autobiography to appeal to a general audience and has added scholarly annotations that provide historical context. Dunnigan's dynamic story reveals her importance to the fields of journalism, women's history, and the civil rights movement and creates a compelling portrait of a groundbreaking American.

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    American National Biography

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    Belgium & Luxembourg

    914.9304
    M398b
    2017

    Belgium & Luxembourg

    Mason, Antony

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg will lead you straight to the best attractions these countries have to offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations, and maps of Belgium and Luxembourg, the guide includes in-depth coverage of the region's best attractions, from fine art in Brussels to the canals of Bruges, the battlefields of Flanders and the best castles, museums, and architecture in between. Illustrated food features highlight local produce and classic dishes of Belgium and Luxembourg while the best hotels and restaurants in Belgium and Luxembourg have been selected by resident experts. The guide provides the insider knowledge every traveler will need, with sections on Flanders and Wallonia, specially devised walks, scenic and thematic tours, and comprehensive background on everything from Tintin to tapestry, not forgetting the best of Belgian beer. The guide includes family entertainment in Belgium, regional driving tours, cutaways, and floor plans for all major attractions as well as sights, markets, and festivals listed town by town. Make the most of your vacation with the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg.

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    Boone: a biography

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    M849b
    2009

    Boone: a biography

    Morgan, Robert.

    Uncovers the complex character of a frontiersman whose astonishing life was far stranger and more fascinating than the myths surrounding him, offering a whole new perspective of an American icon.

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    A crown in the stars

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    2012

    A crown in the stars

    Barnett-Gramckow, Kacy

    Retells the remarkable story of the Tower of Babel.

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    Denmark

    914.8904
    W819d
    2017

    Denmark

    Witkowska, Monika

    Make your trip to Denmark an unforgettable cultural experience with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. Tour royal castles and baroque waterside palaces, discover walking trails like the Hans Christian Anderson trail, or explore biking and canoe routes. Sample Danish cuisine in the best cafes, restaurants, and bars, or go shopping at charming shops, markets, and boutiques. We have tips for experiencing Denmark on any budget, from the bars, clubs, and nightlife of Copenhagen to the most gorgeous gardens, to fun things to do with children and families.

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    Flags of the world

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    Flags of the world

    Smith, Nicole.

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    Hammond world atlas

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    2004

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    Life in motion: an unlikely ballerina

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    2016

    Life in motion: an unlikely ballerina

    Copeland, Misty

    In this instant "New York Times" bestseller, Misty Copeland tells the story of her journey to become the first African American female principal dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged, and anxious thirteen-year-old to bcome one of America's most goundbreaking ballerinas. A true prodigy, she was attempting in months roles that take most dancers years to master. But when Misty became caught between the control and comfort she found in the world of ballet and the harsh realities of her own life, she had to choose to embrace bother her identity and her dreams, and find the courage to be one of a kind. With an insider's passion, Misty opens a window into the life of an artist who lives life center stage, from behind the scenes at her first classes to her triumphant role sin some of the world's most iconic ballets-not to mention on Broadway and in film. A sensational memoir as "sensitive" and "clear-eyed" as her dancing. "Life in Motion" is a story of identity and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life.

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    Mr. Smith goes to Washington [videorecording]

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    2009

    Mr. Smith goes to Washington [videorecording]

    Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of hia career.

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    Norway

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    2017

    Norway

    Evensberget, Snorre

    Explore Norway region by region, from the enchanting Northern Lights and beautiful fjords to the vibrant Oslo nightlife. Experience the culture, history, wildlife, and architecture of Norway with walks and hikes through dramatic landscapes and scenic routes, and guidance on Norwegian cuisine. Whether you are whale watching, exploring museums, or hiking across spectacular mountains, this in-depth guidebook provides all the insider tips you need. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Norway: Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance; Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights; Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums; Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area; Area maps marked with sights; Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation; Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights; Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and customs maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Norway truly shows you this country as no one else can.

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    The other Wes Moore: one name, two fates

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    2015

    The other Wes Moore: one name, two fates

    Moore, Wes 1978-

    Traces the parallel lives of two youths with the same name in the same community, describing how the author grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar and promising business leader while his counterpart suffered a life of violence and imprisonment.

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    The river of doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's darkest journey

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    2010

    The river of doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's darkest journey

    Millard, Candice.

    The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth; a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. He changed the map of the western hemisphere forever. Along the way, Roosevelt and his men faced an unbelievable series of hardships, losing their canoes and supplies to punishing whitewater rapids, and enduring starvation, Indian attack, disease, drowning, and a murder within their own ranks. Three men died, and Roosevelt was brought to the brink of suicide.The River of Doubtbrings alive these extraordinary events in a powerful nonfiction narrative thriller that happens to feature one of the most famous Americans who ever lived.

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    World Book people and places

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    R419
    v.6
    2010

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    World Book people and places

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    2010

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    World Book people and places

    910
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    2010

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    World Book people and places

    910
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    World Book people and places

    910
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    World Book people and places

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