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Movies From Space!

Posted on February 18th, 2019

Did you know there’s a space exhibit happening at the Booth Library right now?  There is, and it’s great!  Here on the fourth floor, the best way we could manage to express our excitement is to put together a theme-appropriate movie display.  But these aren’t just any regular old movies.  They’re movies… FROM SPACE!

We’ve assembled only the best of our collection for your perusal: Informative documentaries, thrilling sci-fi classics, and that one movie where a bunch of dogs put on dog-sized space suits and go to the moon all by themselves.  You’ll love it.

Did you also know that the fourth floor is the highest floor in the library, which makes it closer to outer space than all the other floors?  How fitting!  Float on up and check out our fantastic display!

  • Fantastic Planet = [la Planète Sauvage]
  • PN1997 .P525x .DVD
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  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • PN1992.77.F76 .F766x .DVD
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  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • PN1997 .H5835x .DVD
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On the Shoulders of Giants, 50 years since the Moon landing

Posted on January 24th, 2019

The most recent exhibit and program series here at Booth Library will officially open on January 24, 2019. On the Shoulders of Giants is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Moon landing in 1969. The NASA 50th anniversary website provides pictures, videos and audio of the Apollo mission. Check out an interview from the New York Times, held with the three astronauts, a week before the launch. Be sure to come and check out the exhibits and program series here at Booth Library to find out more about this historic event.

The following list of books, currently on display in Marvin Foyer are available for you to check out.

 

  • Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook
  • Orloff, Richard W., 1948-
  • TL789.8.U6 A5124 2006x
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  • Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects
  • Muir-Harmony, Teasel E.,
  • TL789.8.U6A5 M85 2018x
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  • Destination Mars: New Explorations Of the Red Planet
  • Pyle, Rod.
  • TL799.M3 P95 2012
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  • Destination Moon: The Apollo Missions in the Astronauts’ Own Words
  • Pyle, Rod.
  • TL789.8.U6 A575 2005
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  • Dreams, Hopes, Realities: Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center: The First Forty Years
  • Wallace, Lane E., 1961-
  • TL862.G6 W35 1999
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  • Far Side Of the Moon: A Photographic Guide
  • Byrne, Charles J., 1935-
  • QB595 .B97 2008x
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  • First Men on the Moon: The Story Of Apollo 11
  • Harland, David M. (David Michael), 1955-
  • TL789.8.U6 A53846 2007x
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  • Flight: My Life in Mission Control
  • Kraft, Christopher C.
  • TL789.85.K7 A3 2001
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  • It’s a Question Of Space: An Ordinary Astronaut’s Answers to Sometimes Extraordinary Questions
  • Anderson, Clayton C., 1959-
  • TL793 .A51486 2018
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  • Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America’s Race in Space
  • Cernan, Eugene,
  • TL789.8.U6 A52435 2009x
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  • Marketing the Moon: The Selling Of the Apollo Lunar Program
  • Scott, David Meerman.
  • TL789.8.U6 A58156 2014
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  • One Giant Leap: The Extraordinary Story Of the Moon Landings
  • Furniss, Tim.
  • TL799.M6 F87x 1998
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  • Pioneering the Space Frontier
  • United States. National Commission on Space.
  • TL789.8.U5 U565 1986
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  • Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America’s First Women in Space Program
  • Weitekamp, Margaret A., 1971-
  • TL789.85.A1 W45 2006x
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  • Rocket Ranch: The Nuts and Bolts Of the Apollo Moon Program at Kennedy Space Center
  • Ward, Jonathan H.,
  • TL789.8.U6 A6643 2015x
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  • Space Exploration for Dummies
  • Phillips, Cynthia, 1973-
  • TL793 .P47 2009x
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  • Space Shuttle: The First 20 Years
  • TL795.5 .S63 2002x
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  • Turning Dust to Gold: Building a Future on the Moon and Mars
  • Benaroya, Haym, 1954-
  • TL795.7 .B46 2010
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  • U.s. National Debate Topic 2011-2012: American Space Exploration and Development
  • TL789.8.U5 U514 2011
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Novels set during the 1918 influenza epidemic

Posted on September 13th, 2018

For readers interested in experiencing what life was like a century ago, as the 1918 influenza epidemic swept through the country, below are some works of fiction that are owned by Booth Library.  These novels will take you back in time to reveal stories of family, survival, and personal strength.

This list is offered in conjunction with the fall 2018 Booth Library exhibit “The Flu Then and Now: 1918 to 2018.”  Read more about each book, and check its status on the shelf, through the links below.

  • As Bright As Heaven
  • Meissner, Susan, 1961-
  • Best Sellers PS3613.E435 U53 2018
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In Philadelphia in 1918, the lives of the Bright family change dramatically when the flu arrives on their doorstep.

  • A Beautiful Poison
  • Kang, Lydia,
  • Read & Relax PS3611.A545 B43 2017x
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A suspenseful murder mystery set in New York City, as the “Spanish flu” spreads through the city’s population, but were some suspicious deaths caused by the flu, or something else?

Lehane’s epic of the tumultuous post-World War I period in Boston includes significant events of the era, including the influenza epidemic.

  • Infinite Now
  • Tarquini, Mindy.
  • Read & Relax PS3620.A767 I54 2017x
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The heroine of this quirky historical fantasy novel is a young Italian immigrant with magical abilities who loses her parents to the influenza epidemic and takes control of her life in a unique way.

  • The Uninvited
  • Winters, Cat,
  • Read & Relax PS3623.I6743 U55 2015
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After returning to the world following a bout with the “Spanish Flu,” Ivy Rowan discovers she can see ghosts of those who died.

  • Wickett’s Remedy
  • Goldberg, Myla.
  • PS3557.O35819 W53 2005
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At the time of the influenza epidemic in Boston in 1918, a female entrepreneur tries to ensure her future.

The Great Outdoors at Booth Library

Posted on June 20th, 2018

Summer is the travel season and the great American road trip isn’t complete without a stop at one of our nation’s majestic wilderness areas. Enjoy these National Park Service Posters, learn about the American Conservation Movement, and pick up some summer reading about the outdoors. Not traveling this summer? Visit Booth Library’s display of local wildlife photography shot entirely in Coles County, Illinois!

  • America’s National Park System: The Critical Documents
  • E160 .A579 2016
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  • America’s National Park System: The Critical Documents
  • E160 .A579 1994
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  • American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
  • PS169.E25 A44 2008x
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  • Ansel Adams: Classic Images
  • Alinder, James.
  • TR647 .A43 1985b
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  • Ansel Adams and the American Landscape: A Biography
  • Spaulding, Jonathan, 1957-
  • TR140.A3 S63 1995
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  • Ansel Adams, an Autobiography
  • Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984.
  • TR140.A3 A33 1985
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  • Arthur Goes to Camp
  • Brown, Marc Tolon.
  • 800 B8137agc
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  • Benton Mackaye: Conservationist, Planner, and Creator Of the Appalachian Trail
  • Anderson, Larry, 1950-
  • QH31.M137 A83 2002
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Cesar Chavez Day, March 31

Posted on April 6th, 2018

Although the annual marker for Cesar Chavez Day is just past, you can still review the informative exhibit in Booth. Here are several titles currently on display and available to check out.

  • Art Of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets Of Seattle
  • Reed, T. V. (Thomas Vernon)
  • HN90.R3 R395 2005
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  • Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the Ufw, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century
  • Shaw, Randy, 1956-
  • HD6515.A292 U548 2008
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  • Cesar Chavez: A Biography
  • Bruns, Roger A., 1941-
  • HD6509.C48 B78 2005
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  • Cesar Chavez and the Common Sense Of Nonviolence
  • Orosco, José-Antonio, 1971-
  • HD6509.C48 O76 2008
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  • César: Sí, Se Puede! Yes, We Can!
  • Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.
  • 811.54 B457ces
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  • César Chávez: A Triumph Of Spirit
  • Griswold del Castillo, Richard.
  • HD6509.C48 G75 1995
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  • César Chávez and La Causa
  • La Botz, Dan.
  • HD6509.C48 L3 2006
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  • César Chávez, the Catholic Bishops, and the Farmworkers’ Struggle for Social Justice
  • Prouty, Marco G., 1973-
  • HD6509.C48 P76 2006
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  • Chronology Of Labor in the United States
  • Wright, Russell O.
  • HD6508 .W74 2003
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  • Crusades Of Cesar Chavez: A Biography
  • Pawel, Miriam, 1958-
  • HD6509.C48 P38 2014x
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  • Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers
  • Warren, Sarah E.
  • 331.4092 H8714wa
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  • Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins: How Absolutely Anyone Can Pitch In, Help Out, Give Back, and Make the World a Better Place
  • Levinson, David T.
  • HN49.V64 L48 2011x
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  • Farm Workers and Agri-business in California, 1947-1960
  • Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984.
  • HD6515.A292 C33
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  • Farmers’ and Farm Workers’ Movements: Social Protest in American Agriculture
  • Mooney, Patrick H.
  • HD6515.A29 M66 1995
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  • Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement
  • Ferriss, Susan.
  • HD6509.C48 F47 1998x
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  • From the Jaws Of Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy Of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement
  • García, Matt.
  • HD6509.C48 G37 2012
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  • Latina Activists Across Borders: Women’s Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas
  • Peña, Milagros, 1955-
  • HN49.W6 P46 2007
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  • Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers
  • Nahmias, Rick, 1965-
  • HD1527.C2 M54 2008
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  • Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement Before the Ufw: Puerto Rico, Hawai’i, California
  • Valdés, Dennis Nodín.
  • HD1527.C2 V35 2011
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  • Side by Side: The Story Of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez = Lado a Lado: La Historia De Dolores Huerta Y César Chávez
  • Brown, Monica, 1969-
  • 331.88 B8143si
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  • Trampling out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls Of the United Farm Workers
  • Bardacke, Frank.
  • HD6509.C48 B37 2011
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Tattoo Resources supporting Designs of Duty exhibit

Posted on February 18th, 2018

designs of duty poster

 

 

Currently featured in the Marvin Foyer of Booth Library is the Designs of Duty exhibit of military tattoos.

“an exhibit featuring East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos, Designs of Duty will be on display at Booth Library from Jan. 22 through May 11, 2018.

“Designs of Duty” tells the stories of seven military veterans who served our country over a 45-year period throughout Asia and Europe. Veterans featured in the exhibit are Eric Hiltner and Wilson Reynolds of Charleston, Ken Fernandes of Newman, Random Clavin of Nokomis, Adam Griffy of Olney, Shane Wright of Shelbyville and Lyle Gordon of Towanda.

The exhibit also features several titles from Booth’s collections about military tattoos and body art in general. These titles are on display and available for check out in the Marvin Foyer.

In addition to these books, Booth also has Electronic Encyclopedia entries on the topic, and scholarly articles via JSTOR from many academic disciplines.

  • 100 Years Of Tattoos
  • McComb, David,
  • GT2345 .M4185 2015x
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  • Bodies Of Subversion: A Secret History Of Women and Tattoo
  • Mifflin, Margot, 1960-
  • GT2345 .M54 2013x
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  • Chick Ink: 40 Stories Of Tattoos–and the Women Who Wear Them
  • GT2345 .H84 2007
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  • Inked: Tattoos and Body Art Around the World
  • DeMello, Margo.
  • GT2345 .D46 2014
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  • Long Goodbye: Khe Sanh Revisited
  • Archer, Michael, 1948-
  • DS557.8.K5 A725 2016
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  • Patch Of Ground: Khe Sanh Remembered
  • Archer, Michael, 1948-
  • DS557.8.K5 A73 2004
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  • Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them
  • Fitzgerald, Isaac.
  • GT2345 .F57 2014
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  • Tattoo Culture: Theory and Contemporary Contexts
  • Barron, Lee, 1970-
  • GT2345 .B43 2017
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  • Tattoo Dictionary: An A-z Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo
  • Aitken-Smith, Trent,
  • GT2345 .A395 2016x
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  • Tattooed Lady: A History
  • Osterud, Amelia Klem.
  • GT2346.U6 O87 2009
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  • Tattoos in American Visual Culture
  • Fenske, Mindy, 1969-
  • GT2345 .F455 2007
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AzkaBanned Books – Banned Books and Intellectual Freedom

Posted on September 24th, 2017

Our Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon exhibit happily coincides with Banned Books Week, September 24-30. So what do Harry Potter and Banned Books have in common? Harry Potter has faced many challenges in school and public libraries over the past twenty years. Fortunately, in more recent years, critics have left Harry Potter alone, but other books have taken its place on the top ten challenged books of the year. Books receive challenges for a variety of reasons, the most common being religion, sex, language, or even just encouraging young readers to disrespect their elders.

Come to the Marvin Foyer to look at a variety of children’s titles that have been challenged over the years. Exercise your first amendment rights and check out a banned book.

  • Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn,
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
  • 813 T911h
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  • Al Capone Does My Shirts
  • Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-
  • 813 C453al
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  • Among the Hidden
  • Haddix, Margaret Peterson,
  • 813 H117aml
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  • And Tango Makes Three
  • Richardson, Justin, 1963-
  • 800 R394tan
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  • Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret
  • Blume, Judy.
  • 813 B6255a
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  • Attack Of the Mutant Underwear
  • Birdseye, Tom.
  • 813 B532at
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  • Boy Who Lost His Face
  • Sachar, Louis, 1954-
  • 813 Sa14boy
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  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Paterson, Katherine.
  • 813 P273bri
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  • Call It Courage
  • Sperry, Armstrong, 1897-1976,
  • 813 Sp3c
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  • Censorship in Schools
  • Sherrow, Victoria.
  • 025.213 Sh57ce
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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Dahl, Roald.
  • 823 D1375c
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  • Crow Boy
  • Yashima, Tarō, 1908-1994.
  • 823.9 Y264cro
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  • Daddy’s Roommate
  • Willhoite, Michael, 1946-
  • 800 W669d 2000
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  • Drowning Of Stephan Jones
  • Greene, Bette, 1934-
  • 813 G832dro
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  • Eleanor & Park: [a Novel]
  • Rowell, Rainbow.
  • 813 R795el 2013
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  • Fat Kid Rules the World
  • Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)
  • 813 G561fat
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  • Girls and Sex
  • Pomeroy, Wardell Baxter.
  • 613.9 P7716g
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  • Halloween a B C
  • Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992.
  • 811 M551ha
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  • Heather Has Two Mommies
  • Newman, Lesléa.
  • 800 N465hea
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  • It’s Perfectly Normal: A Book About Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
  • Harris, Robie H.
  • 613.9 H243i
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  • Mommy Laid an Egg!: Or Where Do Babies Come From?
  • Cole, Babette.
  • 649 C674m
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  • My Brother Sam Is Dead
  • Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-
  • 813 C69m
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  • My Darling, My Hamburger: A Novel
  • Zindel, Paul.
  • 813 Z66m
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  • Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep
  • Prelutsky, Jack.
  • 811 P915ni
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  • Places I Never Meant to Be: Original Stories by Censored Writers
  • 813 B6255pl
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  • Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • Taylor, Mildred D.,
  • 813 T2162r 2001
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  • Story Of Little Black Sambo
  • Bannerman, Helen, 1862-1946.
  • 813 B22slbs
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  • Strega Nona: An Old Tale
  • DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
  • 800 D44s
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  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
  • Steig, William, 1907-2003.
  • 800 St33syl
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  • Teaching Banned Books: 12 Guides for Young Readers
  • Scales, Pat.
  • Z1019 .S33 2001
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  • Then Again, Maybe I Won’t: A Novel
  • Blume, Judy.
  • 813 B6255th
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  • There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom
  • Sachar, Louis, 1954-
  • 813 Sa14the
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  • Vegan Virgin Valentine
  • Mackler, Carolyn.
  • 813 M218veg
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  • What My Mother Doesn’t Know
  • Sones, Sonya.
  • 813 So57wha
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  • What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: The New Growing-up Guide for Parents and Sons
  • Madaras, Lynda.
  • 613.953 M261wha
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  • What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-up Guide for Parents and Daughters
  • Madaras, Lynda.
  • 613.955 M261wha
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  • Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems & Drawings Of Shel Silverstein.
  • Silverstein, Shel,
  • 811.54 Si394w 2004
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  • Where the Wild Things Are.
  • Sendak, Maurice.
  • 800 Se55w
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  • You Know You Love Me: A Gossip Girl Novel
  • Von Ziegesar, Cecily.
  • 813 V897yo
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Harry Potter: Interpretation and Exploration

Posted on August 16th, 2017

Go beyond the Harry Potter books to find other books by J. K. Rowling. Or, explore critical literary theory through the Harry Potter books. Like the movies? We have cinematic analysis as well.

  • Albus Dumbledore: Cinematic Guide
  • Baker, Felicity,
  • PN1995.9.H364 B347 2016x
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  • Children’s Literacy Practices and Preferences: Harry Potter and Beyond
  • Dempster, Steven,
  • LC149 .D39 2016
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  • Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter
  • PR6068.O93 Z62 2009
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  • Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor Explains the Final Harry Potter Adventure
  • Granger, John, 1961-
  • PR6068.O93 Z455x 2008
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  • Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature: Tolkien, Rowling and Meyer
  • Guanio-Uluru, Lykke,
  • PN56.F34 G83 2015x
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  • From Homer to Harry Potter: A Handbook on Myth and Fantasy
  • Dickerson, Matthew T., 1963-
  • PN56.F34 D53 2006
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  • From Here to Hogwarts: Essays on Harry Potter Fandom and Fiction
  • PR6068.O93 Z66 2016
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  • Harry Potter & Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds
  • Prinzi, Travis.
  • PR6068.O93 Z833x 2009
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  • Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide
  • Baker, Felicity,
  • PN1995.9.H364 B35 2016x
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  • Harry Potter: Page to Screen, the Complete Filmmaking Journey
  • McCabe, Bob.
  • PN1995.9.H364 M33x 2011
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  • Harry Potter: The Artifact Vault
  • Revenson, Jody,
  • PN1995.9.H364 R475 2016x
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  • Harry Potter: The Creature Vault: The Creatures and Plants Of the Harry Potter Films
  • Revenson, Jody,
  • PN1995.9.H364 C73 2014x
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  • Harry Potter: The Creature Vault: The Creatures and Plants Of the Harry Potter Films
  • Revenson, Jody,
  • PN1995.9.H364 C73 2014x
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  • Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
  • PR6068.O93 Z69 2004
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  • Harry Potter and the Classical World: Greek and Roman Allusions in J.k. Rowling’s Modern Epic
  • Spencer, Richard A. (Richard Albert),
  • PR6068.O93 Z8874 2015
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  • Harry Potter’s World: Multidisciplinary Critical Perspectives
  • PR6068.O93 Z73 2003
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  • Hermione Granger: Cinematic Guide
  • Baker, Felicity,
  • PN1995.9.H364 B353 2016x
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  • Hermione Granger Saves the World: Essays on the Feminist Heroine Of Hogwarts
  • PR6068.O93 Z73226 2012
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  • Heroism in the Harry Potter Series
  • PR6068.O93 Z538 2011
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  • Hidden Key to Harry Potter: Understanding the Meaning, Genius, and Popularity Of Joanne Rowling’s Harry Potter Novels
  • Granger, John, 1961-
  • PR6068.O93 Z677 2002
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  • Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon
  • PR6068.O93 Z734 2002
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  • J.k. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013
  • Errington, Philip W.
  • PR6068.O93 Z775 2015x
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  • J.k. Rowling: A Biography
  • Kirk, Connie Ann.
  • PR6068.O93 Z739 2003
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  • Legilimens!: Perspectives in Harry Potter Studies
  • PR6068.O93 Z537 2013x
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  • Lexicon: An Unauthorized Guide to Harry Potter Fiction and Related Materials
  • Vander Ark, Steve.
  • PR6068.O93 Z889 2009
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  • Mapping the World Of Harry Potter: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Explore the Best Selling Fantasy Series Of All Time
  • PR6068.O93 Z7635 2006
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  • Muggles and Magic: An Unofficial Guide to J.k. Rowling and the Harry Potter Phenomenon
  • Beahm, George W.
  • PR6068.O93 Z53 2007x
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  • Playing Harry Potter: Essays and Interviews on Fandom and Performance
  • PR6068.O93 Z8275 2015
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  • Quidditch Through the Ages
  • Whisp, Kennilworthy.
  • PR6068.O93 Q53 2001x
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  • Reading Harry Potter: Critical Essays
  • PR6068.O93 Z84 2003
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  • Riddles Of Harry Potter: Secret Passages and Interpretive Quests
  • Weiss, Shira Wolosky, 1954-
  • PR6068.O93 Z945 2010
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  • Ron Weasley: Cinematic Guide
  • Baker, Felicity,
  • PN1995.9.H364 B357 2016x
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  • Skill Of a Seeker: Rowling, Religion and Gen 9/11
  • Pukkila, Marilyn R.,
  • PR6068.O93 Z82 2015x
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  • Sorcerer’s Apprentice: An Anthology Of Magical Tales
  • GR75.S67 S67 2017
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  • Tales Of Beedle the Bard
  • Beedle (Bard)
  • PR6068.O93 T2 2016x
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  • Teaching Harry Potter: The Power Of Imagination in Multicultural Classrooms
  • Belcher, Catherine L., 1968-
  • PR6068.O93 Z535 2011
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  • Unlocking Harry Potter: Five Keys for the Serious Reader
  • Granger, John, 1961-
  • PR6068.O93 Z955x 2007
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  • Wisdom Of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us About Moral Choices
  • Kern, Edmund M., 1963-
  • PR6068.O93 Z735 2003x
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  • Wizard Of Their Age: Critical Essays from the Harry Potter Generation
  • PR6068.O93 Z955 2015
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  • Wizards Vs. Muggles: Essays on Identity and the Harry Potter Universe
  • PR6068.O93 Z958 2016
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Civil Rights era video, streaming for all the world to see @Booth

Posted on September 29th, 2016

This collection of African American Civil Rights Movement era film and television is available to stream through Booth’s subscription to Alexander Street Press. The selected videos build on the bibliography compiled by Marlene Slough in the program booklet for the For All the World to See exhibit currently at Booth. The videos are subtitled and accompanied by text transcripts. (Please note that viewing access is restricted to Eastern Illinois University patrons.)

allpowertothepeopleAll Power to the People!
Documentary on the historical context for the establishment of the civil rights movement and the formation of the Black Panther Party. (1996, 1 hr. 57 min.)

childshallleadthemA Child Shall Lead Them
Tells the story of public school desegregation in Nashville, Tennessee, beginning with first graders in September 1957. (2008, 23 min.)

 

colorofjusticeThe Color of Justice
Explores judicial decisions that have shaped America’s racial attitudes—the Dred Scott case, Plessy vs. Ferguson, the 1970 court order to integrate the schools of Lamar, South Carolina—and reviews the efforts of modern political and judicial leaders to help break the color line in the nation’s schools, voting booths, courtrooms, and public accommodations. (1970, 24 min.)

februaryoneFebruary One
Documentary on the sit-in staged by four Black college students at the lunch counter of the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth five and dime store. (2003, 57 min.)

freedomsummerFreedom Summer
Spotlights the murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi on June 21, 1964. From the History Channel television miniseries 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America. (2006, 38 min.)

freedomtrainThe Freedom Train
Documents the National Negro Labor Council, formed in 1951 to advance Blacks in the workplace and eliminate racism inside the unions. (1996, 30 min.)

freedomscallFreedom’s Call
Dorothy Gilliam and Ernest Withers, two African-American journalists who covered the events of the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, return to the deep South where it all took place. Their journey to Memphis, Little Rock, Oxford, Jackson and the Mississippi Delta brings back memories of those turbulent times. (2007, 47 min.)

homeofthebraveHome of the Brave
Documentary on the civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered in 1965 as she campaigned for Black suffrage in Selma, Alabama. (2003, 1 hr. 14 min.)

july64July ’64
Using archival footage and interviews with those who were present, this film explores the genesis and outcome of a three-night riot that erupted in two predominantly Black neighborhoods in downtown Rochester, New York—the culmination of decades of poverty, joblessness and racial discrimination. (2004, 54 min.)

neverturnbackNever Turn Back
This tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer, a nonviolent motivator in the civil rights movement, includes an interview with her, comments from individuals who knew her or her work, and scenes of her galvanizing civil rights workers. (1983, 59 min.)

wwwwwbOff the Pig / Mayday / Repression
A trio of early documentaries about the Black Panther Party, by the Newsreel film collective. From the What We Want, What We Believe: The Black Panther Party Library collection. (1968, 14 min.; 1969, 13 min.; 1969, 13 min.)

 


ohfreedomOh, Freedom!

Traces the Black civil rights movement from 1955 when a Black woman refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man, to the cry for Black power nearly a decade later. Explores the movement and its impact through the words of the people involved, and through examinations of the concept of Black Power. (1970, 27 min.)

revolution67Revolution ’67
Focuses on the explosive urban rebellion in Newark, New Jersey, in July 1967, to reveal the long-standing racial, economic, and political forces which generated inner city poverty and perpetuate it today. (2007, 1 hr. 14 min.)

roadtobrownThe Road to Brown
This documentary tells the story of the battle to overturn Plessy v. Ferguson and of the man who led the charge, lawyer Charles Hamilton Houston. Moving from slavery to civil rights, the program provides a concise history of how African Americans finally won full legal equality. (1990, 57 min.)

rosaparksthepathtofreedomRosa Parks: The Path to Freedom
Biography of the dynamic but quiet woman whose demand for her civil rights led to the social changes of the 1960s. This documentary contains an overview of the events that took place in Montgomery, Alabama: Mrs. Parks’ arrest, the bus boycott, and the segregation laws that were finally overturned. (1996, 25 min.)

strangedemiseofjimcrowThe Strange Demise of Jim Crow
Not all civil rights victories of the 1960s played out in front of television cameras. This documentary focuses on Houston, Texas, as an example of how many Southern cities were desegregated in a quieter fashion, with behind-the-scenes negotiations, secret deals, and controversial news blackouts. (1997, 57 min.)

voicesofcivilrightsVoices of Civil Rights
Personal narratives of everyday people who lived through this transformative era, from bus boycotts in Birmingham to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the History Channel “Save Our History” series. (2005, 45 min.)

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