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Summary: Eighteen months after faking his own death, Jack Bauer returns to L.A. when it becomes clear that the only four people who know he is still alive are being targeted for assassination. The killings coincide with the signing of an anti-terrorism treaty with Russia, leading Jack to suspect a line between the assassinations, the treaty, and a group of Russian terrorists. But as the terror unfolds,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWE

Summary: Can art antagonize? Seduce? Inspire transformation? And if so, how might desires and taboos shape our ability to imagine? Fantasy, featuring contemporary artists Jeff Koons, Mary Heilmann, Florian Maier-Achen, and Cao Fei, explores a defiant and unconventional world of sculpture, painting, video and photography-a techno-inspired collection that is at times hallucinatory, irreverent, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What happens when the artists becomes the art? In Transformation, three artists satirize society and reinvent icons of literature, art history, and pop culture by inhabiting the characters they create and capturing the sensibilities of our age. It is a personal portrait of Yinka Shonibare MBE, Cindy Sherman, and Paul McCarthy-three contemporary artists refashioning their identity by way of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Why do we find comfort in some systems while rebelling against others? How can the artist use systems as a mean of expression? Systems explores these questions in the work of contemporary artists Julie Mehretu, John Baldessari, Kimsooja, and Allan McCollum—all motivated to explain and explore the infinite systems of life as they experiment with abstract composition, performance art, stenciling,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Might a work of art move us to temper our more destructive impulses? In what ways do artists’ feelings of empathy contribute to works that tackle problematic subjects and address the human condition? Compassion, features three contemporary artists-William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo, and Carrie Mae Weems-whose unique works and experimental methods explore the conscience and the possibility of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precocious six-year-old Bertie joins the scouts to escape his mother, Matthew learns to handle the challenges of marriage, and Domenica deals with loneliness. Even four-legged Cyril gets in on the action, finding himself a bit of canine romance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MCC

Blade, Adam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BLA

Crais, Robert.

Summary: "Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice--these are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case--until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M CRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY CRA

Summary: Collects five cinema-verité-style documentaries by Canadian director Allan King that provide intimate portraits of troubled youth, a married couple, terminally ill patients, and nursing home residents with dementia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ACT

Stine, R. L.

Summary: After her friend Zeke starts to get a little too involved in his role as a phantom in the school play, Brooke becomes spooked by scary phenomena backstage and ponders whether an actual phantom is trying to keep the show from occurring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Stine 1994

Friedman, Laurie B.

Summary: Ten-year-old Mallory is not looking forward to the summer as her friends are either moving or away on vacation, but she soon learns that some changes can be good, and some things are forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED FRI

Feehan, Christine.

Summary: Awakened in human form, Tatijana of the Dragonseekers longs to explore the modern world in which she now lives until she meets her destiny in the form of Fenris Dalka whose past, secrets, and enemies are linked to hers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FEE

Shiibashi, Hiroshi

Summary: While the day belongs to humans, the night belongs to yokai, supernatural creatures that thrive on human fear. Caught between theseworlds is Rikuo Nura. He's three-quarters human, but his grandfather is none other than Nurarihyon, the supreme commander of the Nura clan, a powerful yokai consortium. So, Rikuo is an ordinary teenager threequarters of the time, until his yokai blood awakens. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 NUR

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Stage fright on a summer night: Jack and Annie travel in their magic tree house to Elizabethan London, where they become actors in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and try to rescue a tame bear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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Teitelbaum, Michael.

Summary: Discusses Sasquatch, the Loch Ness monster and other monstrous creatures that may or may not exist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 001.944 Tei

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: When Frank and Joe Hardy visit their friend Chet at summer art school, they find themselves on the trail of an art thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

McNamara, Margaret

Summary: Fairies Sylva Bell and Poppy Flower are overjoyed when they find Queen Mab's old dollhouse, but as the two friends play with it, they start to unlock its secrets and discover its special magic--a magic that has a history of putting friendships to the test.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MCN

Oust, Gail

Summary: "Piper Prescott and Police Chief Wyatt McBride might have gotten off on the wrong foot but, over the past year, their interactions have evolved into a friendship of sorts. And when the body of Shirley Randolph is found floating in a fishing hole, their relationship reaches entirely new territory. Shirley, the town's Realtor of the Year, was also Wyatt's suspected romantic interest, and now the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M OUS

Kava, Alex

Summary: "In Alabama: A deadly outbreak of tornadoes sends K9 handlers, Ryder Creed and Jason Seaver with their scent dogs, Grace and Scout to search for survivors. As storms intensify and Ryder and Jason race against time to save victims, they end up racing to save themselves. In Chicago: Francine "Frankie" Russo is irritated when her young co-worker calls at 5:00 am for a video-chat and catches her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prairie Wind Publishing 2019

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Stilton, Geronimo.

Summary: More stories from the journalist-mouse who runs a newspaper and whose passion is writing adventure stories.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC STI

Willems, Mo

Summary: "Piggie really likes slop. She likes it so much, she wants Gerald to try some! But can Gerald find the courage to do it? Or will the smell alone be too much to handle?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2015

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3 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN WIL

Blade, Adam.

Summary: The evil Wizard Malvel's final Beast has reached the doors of King Hugo's palace! Stealth the Ghost Panther lassoes victims with his three tails, scratching the good citizens of Avantia and turning them into evildoers. To rescue his father, Tom must capture the final piece of Amulet from Stealth's collar--before all Avantia turns to evil!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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Crider, Bill

Summary: In Clearview, Texas, a wealthy recluse has joined the community and is leading the restoration of an old opera house. When he falls to his death, Sheriff Dan Rhodes suspects that he’s been murdered, but there doesn’t seem to be a motive. Who would want to kill someone who’s helping the town and hasn’t been around long enough to make any enemies? The Sheriff’s suspicion proves to be true,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

Holub, Joan

Summary: Feeling like an outsider at Oceanus Middle School and missing her dad, Eos, the goddess girl of dawn, uses a prophecy and her new power to make her best friend Tithonus immortal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HOL