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Carr, Brian Allen

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Riggle is living in rural Indiana with his uncle and uncle's girlfriend after the death of both of his parents. Now his uncle has gone missing, probably on a drug binge. It's Monday, and $800 in rent is due Friday. Riggle, who's been suspended from school, has to either find his uncle or get the money together himself. His mission exposes him to a motley group of Opioid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2019

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Summary: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Jimi.

Summary: A boy befriends the moon when it falls from the sky, until finally, after much love and nurturing, the moon remembers how to find its way back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE LIA

Summary: A young girl, Jinhui was sent to orphanage by her father. After accepting the reality of abandonment, she begins to establish relationships in the orphanage. She realizes that the orphanage cannot offer her the new life she needs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Jie jie you xian gong si 2011

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BRA

Liu, Jae Soo.

Summary: A story, in pictures and music, of children on their way to school on a rainy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIU

Summary: Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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

Jio, Sarah.

Summary: "In the summer of 1942, twenty-one-year-old Anne Calloway, newly engaged, sets off to serve in the Army Nurse Corps on the Pacific island of Bora-Bora. More exhilarated by the adventure of a lifetime than she ever was by her predictable fianc,̌ she is drawn to a mysterious soldier named Westry, and their friendship soon blossoms into hues as deep as the hibiscus flowers native to the island....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JIO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JIO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jio 2012

Rim, Sujean

Summary: "Chee-Kee, a young panda, moves with his parents to a new land of opportunity. Just when he's resigned to never fit in, Chee-Kee finds a way to use his own experience and ingenuity to save the day and show that he's one of a kind in all the best ways"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Wenders, Wim

Summary: In 1979, Wim Wenders traveled to New York City to make a film with legendary director Nicholas Ray. As Ray lays dying of cancer, he reflects on his life and career. The resulting film tells a moving story both about friendship and a life in cinema.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2003

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

Eaton, Jil

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Breckling Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 Eaton

Lee, Jid

Summary: Presents a personal account of the author's life inspired by Korean mythology and set against a backdrop of the nation's turbulent history, tracing five generations of her family while sharing her views on such topics as Japanese colonialism, the Korean War, and Cold War-era pogroms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 LEE

Mai, Jia

Summary: "One of China's bestselling novels, an unusual literary thriller that takes us deep into the world of code breaking In his gripping debut novel, Mai Jia reveals the mysterious world of Unit 701, a top-secret Chinese intelligence agency whose sole purpose is counterespionage and code breaking. Rong Jinzhen, an autistic math genius with a past shrouded in myth, is forced to abandon his academic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

Rim, Sujean

Summary: "What do the animals at the zoo do when the gates close at night? They boogie until dawn!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RIM

Sherman, Bim.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Wea Corp 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE SHE

Swaan, Wim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Lane 1984

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 726.6 SWA

Mitchell, J.M

Summary: In a true-to-life story about preserving what's important, Ranger Jack Chastain returns to the canyons of New Mexico after fighting wildfires, and steps into a political firestorm. When a mysterious set of provocations pit neighbor against neighbor, a battle between 'self interest' and 'do the right thing' ensues, trapping Chastain between people who must face hard truths about who they can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prairie Plum Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MIT

Sim, Tara

Summary: Colton, Daphne, and the others must choose between those striving to take down the world's clock towers so that time can run freely, and terrorists trying to bring back the lost god of time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SIM

Eaton, Jil

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter Publishers 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 Eaton

Jin, Ha

Summary: A collection of stories that delve into the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the songs of his girlfriend's parakeet; a group of young children declare their wish to change their names so that they might sound more "American," unaware of how deeply this will sadden their grandparents; a Chinese professor of English attempts to defect with the help...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JIN

Lee, J.M.

Summary: "An unidentified body is discovered in New York City, with numbers and symbols are written in blood near the corpse. Gilmo, a North Korean national who interprets the world through numbers, formulas, and mathematical theories, is arrested on the spot. Angela, a CIA operative, is assigned to gain his trust and access his unique thought-process. The enigmatic Gilmo used to have a quiet life back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Sherman, Bim.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mantra 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE SHE

Sim, Tara

Summary: In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, where a damaged clock can fracture time--and a destroyed one can stop it completely, eighteen-year-old mechanic Danny investigates fallen clock towers in British-occupied India and unravels more secrets about his and Colton's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SIM

Tolentino, Jia

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A writer at The New Yorker examines the fractures at the center of contemporary culture. In each essay, Tolentino writes about a cultural prism: the rise of the nightmare social internet; the advent of scamming as the definitive millennial ethos; the literary heroine's journey from brave to blank to bitter; and the punitive dream of optimization, which insists that everything, including our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Banna, Rim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST Banna