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Summary: After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Untamed love: "The inspiring story of Caitlin, a lost child, Maggie, a dedicated teacher, and the unexpected miracles that happen when Caitlin is finally given the chance to shine"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

McPherson, Catriona

Summary: Jessie Constable has learned the hard way to always keep herself safe. But meeting Gus King changes everything. Before she knows it, Jessie is sleeping at Gus's house, babysitting his kids, becoming a part of his family. And yet, she can't ignore the unsettling questions. Who does she keep seeing from the corner of her eye? Why are strange men threatening her? Most importantly, what really...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCP

Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Childhood sexual abuse affects all social and economic groups. Psychiatrists, social workers, and law enforcement officials explain how the pattern of abuse is frequently spread throughout the family; why children can be manipulated into silent acceptance of abuse; the signs of sexual abuse and how and to whom they should be reported; the reliability of children as witnesses; teaching...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Overviews the five basic categories of child abuse and their effects on children. The video also examines the reasons adults abuse children, and describes ways to stop current abuse and prevent future abuse. Also stressed are means of obtaining help for victims.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Inspired by "simulated baby" counseling programs for teenage students, this video uses a classroom setting and dramatizations to teach personal responsibility and self-awareness in parenting and childcare. It helps young people recognize various forms of abusive behavior, including physical injury, sexual abuse, emotional humiliation, neglect of parental duties, and imminent risk, or knowingly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Families destroy themselves, so families have to heal themselves. If I Could is the heart-wrenching chronicle of Tracy Marasco, a single mother struggling to help her adolescent son James cope with severe emotional trauma resulting from abandonment by his father and sexual abuse by his father's cousin. To complicate the situation, Tracy herself was victimized as a child, sexually abused by her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This video speaks directly to adults and children with two helpful segments on confronting child abuse. The first emphasizes that adults in supervisory roles have clear responsibilities, not only to overcome fears of reprisal and report suspected abuse, but also to create a safe environment in which children can freely express problems. The reassuring second segment counsels children that they...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Kids who grow up facing brutality and neglect are lucky if a teacher or daycare provider catches on. Tragically, child abuse often goes unnoticed-and if a first-responder does detect it, he or she may not understand what measures must be taken. This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse-the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil start resorting to some seriously...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DUP

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DUP

Doller, Trish

Summary: Abducted at age five, Callie, now seventeen, has spent her life on the run but when her mother is finally arrested and she is returned to her father in small-town Florida, Callie must find a way to leave her past behind, become part of a family again, and learn that love is more than just a possibility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DOL

Pelzer, David J.

Summary: [This book] is [an] account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games - games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1995

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PELZER, DAVE PEL

Summary: After watching this program, viewers will be able to identify the acts and behaviors that are considered sexual abuse, describe the responsibility that professionals have in identifying and reporting sexual abuse, understand the context and prevalence of sexual abuse in society, describe some of the behaviors that abusers may exhibit when communicating with caregivers, and discuss some of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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St. Clair, Chip.

Summary: Describes the author's early experiences of abuse at the hands of Michael Grant, the man he thought to be his father, how he eventually turned the man over to the police, and his discovery that Grant was a wanted child murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ST.CLAIR StC

Linney, Laura

Summary: Two adult children of an elderly, cantankerous man must come together to care for their father despite that fact they have not spoken to him or each other in years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SAV

Summary: Ten years ago, Phoebe Maybury's hateful husband David disappeared from Streech Grange. Now, a naked, unidentifiable corpse has been discovered in the icehouse on the Grange and Inspectors Walsh and McLoughlin have to decide whose it is, whether he was murdered; and who killed him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ICE

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

Berry, Mike

Summary: "In their twenty-year marriage, Mike and Kristin Berry have had the joy of adopting eight children and fostering twenty-three. In Securely Attached, they offer practical insights, supported by therapeutic and medical facts, so all parents can better carefor the children in their home who have experienced past trauma"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2020

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Summary: When his brother disappears, mentally disabled Langston Bellows is left without a protector in Brooklyn's housing projects. Now under the control of his abusive mother, Langston must take his future into his own hands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KNU

Lowe, T. I. (Tonya)

Summary: "When a damaged young woman is given a chance to reclaim her life in a small South Carolina town, she must reckon with the dark secrets she left behind in order to accept the love she deserves. On the run from a violent past, Leah Allen arrived in tiny Rivertown, South Carolina, battered and broken, but ready to reinvent herself. By a stroke of fate, Leah is drawn to the Southern hospitality of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LOW

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Expertly mixes comedy, tragedy, and melodrama to tell the emotionally gripping story of the interesting lives of two former lovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media, Inc. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Summary: A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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