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Summary: "In the spirit of The Blind Side comes this inspiring true story of family, faith, and football... Jon Abbate [is] a rising football star at Wake Forest University... [L]ives are suddenly shattered when the family's youngest son, Luke, is killed in a tragic accident. Inspired by Luke's memory, Jon courageously leads the Wake Forest team to a series of last-minute victories--leading to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD F

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family 5th 2011

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WIL

Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROC

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PUR

Summary: Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, we meet Sofia, an average girl whose life suddenly transforms when her mother marries the king and she becomes a princess. Sofia must learn to navigate the extraordinary life of royalty while holding onto her own hopes and dreams. Her journey to be the best she can be also paves the way for those around her to realize how special they each are....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SOF

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juvenile So

Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GLO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Glory 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD GLO

Lacey, Josh.

Summary: Tom goes with his Uncle Harvey to Peru, where they narrowly escape imprisonment and death as they hunt for buried treasure after tracking down a journal written by John Drake, a young relative of Sir Francis Drake, on a voyage to Lima in 1577. Includes biographical information on John and Francis Drake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAC

Mendelson, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 MEN

Summary: This rockin' and rollin' modern-day story finds Goofy bonding with his teenage son, Max, on a cross-country road trip. But en route to the ol' fishing hole, they find themselves up to their floppy ears in misadventure! Will Max learn there's nothing wrong with taking after dear old dad-- even if he is a little goofy?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney DVD 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GOO

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Bergen, Peter L.

Summary: Based on exhaustive research and unprecedented access to White House officials, CIA analysts, Pakistani intelligence, and the military, this is the definitive account of ten years in pursuit of bin Laden and of the twilight of Al-Qaeda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.325 BER

Elish, Dan

Summary: On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the raid that captured bin Laden to life. Kids will feel as though they are in the room with President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the others in the cabinet who called for and monitored the raid. Primary source quotations make the event feel immediate, and photographs by the White House...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.104 ELI

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAS

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MUL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MUL

Summary: Year 1 : Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone: The magical adventure begins when Harry Potter is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HAR

Summary: The Berenstain Bears return with jack-o'-lantern adventures that will make your bones tingle with fright and delight! The bear cubs are called upon to use their best scouting skills to solve the great pumpkin disappearance; brave a spooky old mansion; ward off ghosts and save their much-loved Bat Cave. In the end, the cubs learn that spooky things always come with a simple explanation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Holidays - Halloween, Call number: DVD JUV BER

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ADV

Summary: Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE QUA

Hersh, Seymour M

Summary: In 2011, an elite group of US Navy SEALS stormed an enclosure in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad and killed Osama bin Laden, the man the United States had begun chasing before the devastating attacks of 9/11. The news did much to boost President Obama’s first term and played a major part in his reelection victory of the following year. But much of the story of that night, as presented to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 HER

Summary: Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ZER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZER RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ze

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