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Hamnet & Judith —O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972- author.
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2020
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"A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the producti...

Daisy Jones & the Six : a novel —Reid, Taylor Jenkins, author.
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2019
2 available of 8 items

"A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of a world-famous 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer -- and the secret reasons behind their dramatic break up. Daisy Jones is a beautiful, broken girl growing up i...

The invention of wings —Kidd, Sue Monk.
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2014
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"The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be h...

Code name Hélène : a novel —Lawhon, Ariel, author.
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2020
2 available of 4 items

"A novel based on the real life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, about the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women in WWII"-- Provided by publisher....

The queen's secret : a novel of England's World War II queen —Harper, Karen (Karen S.), author.
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2020
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In this novel of royal secrets and intrigue set during World War II, Karen Harper lifts the veil on one of the worlds most fascinating families, and how its secret weapon of a matriarch maneuvered her way through one of ...

The Paris orphan —Lester, Natasha, 1973- author.
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2019
4 available of 11 items

Manhattan, Paris, 1942: When Jessica May's successful modelling career is abruptly cut short, she is assigned to the war in Europe as a photojournalist for Vogue. But when she arrives the army men make her life as diffic...

Lampedusa : a novel —Price, Steven, 1976- author.
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2019
9 available of 13 items

In sun-drenched Sicily, among the decadent Italian aristocracy of the late 1950s, Giuseppe Tomasi, the last prince of Lampedusa, struggles to complete a novel that will be his lasting legacy. With a firm devotion to the ...

Fast girls : a novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic team —Hooper, Elise, author.
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2020
2 available of 7 items

In 'Fast Girls', Elise Hooper explores the gripping, real life history of the female athletes of the first integrated womens Olympic team, and their journey to the 1936 summer games in Berlin, Nazi Germany. From the auth...

Mrs. Lincoln's sisters —Chiaverini, Jennifer, author.
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2020
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In 1875, Elizabeth Todd Edwards is shocked to learn her estranged sister, Mary Todd Lincoln, has tried to take her own life. This event causes Elizabeth to look back on her fraught relationship with her famous sister.

The brothers of Auschwitz —Adler, Malka, 1946- author.
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2020
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"Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the war. But one day in 1944, everything changes. The Nazis storm the homes of the Jewish village...

Diary of an awesome friendly kid : Rowley Jefferson's journal —Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.
Book
2019
2 available of 16 items

In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

We were the lucky ones —Hunter, Georgia, 1978- author.
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2017
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An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite. It is the spring of 1939, and three generati...

Sword of kings —Cornwell, Bernard, author.
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2019
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Uhtred of Bebbanburg is a man of his word. An oath bound him to King Alfred. An oath bound him to Ǽthelflaed. And now an oath will wrench him away from the ancestral home he fought so hard to regain. For Uhtred has swor...

Becoming Mrs. Lewis : a novel : the improbable love story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis —Henry, Patti Callahan, author.
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2018
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"The love story of C.S. Lewis and his wife, Helen Joy Davidman Gresham, was improbable--and seemingly impossible. Their Eros-story led to some of Lewis's greatest works, yet Joy is most commonly known for how she died. B...

The Quintland sisters : a novel —Wood, Shelley, 1971- author.
Book
2019
8 available of 9 items

Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just 17 when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny miracles born to French farmers in hardscrabble Northern Ontario in 1934. Emma cares for them throug...

Mary wears what she wants —Negley, Keith, author, illustrator.
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2019
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Inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants, this fresh, charming picture book encourages readers to think for themselves while gently challengin...

Jackie and Maria : a novel of Jackie Kennedy & Maria Callas —Paul, Gill, author.
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2020
2 available of 5 items

"Jackie Kennedy was beautiful, sophisticated, and contemplating leaving her ambitious young senator husband. Life in the public eye with an overly ambitious--and unfaithful--man who could hardly be coaxed to return from ...

The engineer's wife —Wood, Tracey Enerson, author.
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2020
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"When Emily Warren Roebling marries Captain Washington 'Wash' Roebling-the handsome, charming soldier of her dreams, and her brother's dear friend and aide during the Civil War-a lifetime of family fun and happiness seem...

Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear —Mattick, Lindsay.
Book
2015
5 available of 8 items

During World War I, Captain Harry Colebourn, a Canadian veterinarian rescued a bear cub on his way to Europe and took her to the war.

The lady of the rivers —Gregory, Philippa.
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2011
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When the death of Joan of Arc shows her the dangers faced by strong women, Jacquetta, a psychic descendant of a river goddess, studies alchemy and becomes the secret wife of Richard Woodville before returning to the cour...

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