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Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean
3.63
This graphic novel biography gave me chills - Becky, Teen Librarian

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Jan 27, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
 
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
4.03
Hit the nail on the head. - Tamara, Computer Services

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Jan 14, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
 
Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
4.02
Nice doggy book. - Ellyn, Outreach Services

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Sep 28, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.93
"She is one funny lady!" - Marie, Outreach Associate

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May 27, 2011
May 27, 2011
 
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
4.17
Pair with some other fine biographies of ladies doing their thing. - Becky, Youth Services

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Oct 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
 
How to Catch a Frog: And Other Stories of Family, Love, Dysfunction, Survival, and DIY
4.25
Charming and comforting. - Tamara, Computer Services

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Apr 08, 2015
Apr 08, 2015
 
Jim Henson: The Biography
3.96
LOVED this book!!! - Marie, Outreach Services

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Jan 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
 
Me...Jane
4.14
"Wow. The pictures of Jane Goodall as a child holding her stuffed chimpanzee toy blew me away." Robin, Youth Librarian

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Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero
4.02
Great picture book biography about a woman, pretending to be a man, who then becomes a spy. - Marisa, Youth Services Librarian

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Dec 29, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
4.13
I'd never stopped to wonder how the Macy's parade balloons came to be, but this book tells you how! - Becky, Youth Services

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Feb 17, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
 
The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
3.74
Very interesting story, and I enjoyed learning more about Logue's life than was presented in the film. - Mandy, Adult Librarian

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Mar 02, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos
4.06
I, too, remember the mind-blowing moment of learning that the sun was a star like the other tiny stars. - Becky, Youth Services

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Nov 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
Heart in the Right Place
3.79
This book caught me by surprise. It was a book club selection, and I loved it. - Nieca, Adult Services

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Dec 05, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
 
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son
3.78
Interesting reading about Pat Conroy's life and when he wrote his books. - Ellyn, Outreach Services

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Feb 07, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
 
Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything
4.07
So much love for Maira Kalman's techicolor illustrations and particularly human details plucked out of history. - Becky, Youth Services

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Jul 23, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
 
Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain
3.81
"Raw and honest. I already loved her work but I respect her so much more for telling her story." Mandy, Adult Services Librarian

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Aug 25, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
It Chooses You
3.83
I'm glad I picked it up, because what it said about the creative process, the distraction/isolation of the internet, and the pursuit of couplehood and ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
All Roads Lead to Austen: A Yearlong Journey with Jane
3.62
A thoroughly enjoyable trip along with an English professor as she takes Jane Austen to Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina. - R ...more
May 09, 2014
May 09, 2014
 
The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
4.06
"Pair this with Me, Jane for young readers. Love the story of the robin building a nest in her bookcase." - Robin, Youth Services Librarian

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Jul 22, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
3.79
I've been watching Ree for quite a while now (pioneer woman on food network), and this just makes me love her and her family more. - Jessica, Adult Se ...more
May 08, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
Queen of the Falls
3.85
The story of Annie Taylor, first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel . . . and survive. Much surprised me about this story -- she was 62 at th ...more
Dec 16, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Orani: My Father's Village
3.78
I'm not an immigrant myself, but I think this picture-book memoir captures perfectly a child's experience visiting the Old World where her father grew ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
Wait for Me!
3.73
"The Mitford sisters are a fascinating family - five sisters raised in an upper-class British home, one of whom became a countess, one who married the ...more
Jun 03, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.93
I am now like everyone else in the world and want desperately to drop everything and hike the Pacific Crest Trail. - Tamara, Computer Services

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Nov 28, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
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