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Summary: The six Angulo brothers have grown up in their Manhattan apartment, home schooled by their parents, rarely if ever leaving their apartment. Their only connection to the outside world is television and the movies they watch and act out, complete with homemade costumes, in the apartment. When one of the brothers sneaks out for a few days on his own, the whole family dynamic is changed when he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOL

Pastro, Joana

Summary: In the city of Olinda, Brazil, Clara is looking forward to the Carnaval street parade, with the colorful, fantastic costumes that her great-grandmother makes for the family--but her Bisa is too old to follow the parade, so Clara decides to bring the parade to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAS

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Describes Angel Island Immigration Station and why it is a symbol of hope and struggle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Bastos, Waldemar

Contents: Sofrimento (4:04) -- Rainhya Ginga (5:19) -- Muxima (5:10) -- Kuribôta (7:07) -- Morro do kussava (5:47) -- Minha familia (5:48) -- Menina (3:57) -- Querida Angola (5:24) -- Kanguru (5:41).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Luaka Bop 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN BAS

Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

Morris, Marc

Summary: "Sixteen hundred years ago Britain left the Roman Empire and swiftly fell into ruin. Grand cities and luxurious villas were deserted and left to crumble, and civil society collapsed into chaos. Into this violent and unstable world came foreign invaders from across the sea, and established themselves as its new masters. The Anglo-Saxons traces the turbulent history of these people across the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 942.01 MOR

Contents: Prisoner's talking blues (Robert Pete Williams) (5:10) -- Stagolee (Hogman Maxey) (3:40) -- Electric chair blues (Guitar Welch) (5:08) -- Black night fallin' (Hogman Maxey) (4:27) -- Some got six months (Robert Pete Williams) (3:44) -- I'm gonna leave you Mama (Guitar Welch) (2:48) -- I'm lonesome blues (Robert Pete Williams) (4:00) -- Angola bound (a capella group) (5:50) -- Worried blues...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arhoolie 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES ANG

Contents: Avante juventude (Os Anjos) -- Senhor doutor (Quim Manuel O Espirito Santo) -- N'hoca (Tony Von) -- Kia Lomingo (Urbano De Castro) -- Bina (Jovens Do Prenda) -- Mabelé (Oscar Neves) -- Agarrem (Africa Ritmos) -- Saudades de Luanda (Os Kiezos) -- Bongololo (Kito) -- N'ga kunu m'butu (Muhongo) -- Lemba (Negoleiros Do Ritmo) -- Snipes (Dicanzas Do Prenda) -- Bazooka (Carlos Lamartine e Águias...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Analog Africa 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ANG

Govinda, Anagarika Brahmacari.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3923 GOV

Angell, Roger.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, a compendium of writings that celebrate the view from the tenth decade of his richly lived life In February 2014, The New Yorker published an essay by Roger Angell called "This Old Man," a meditation on life at age ninety-three. With great humor and not an ounce of self-pity or sentimentality, Angell wrote about health, mind, and memory;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Sandeen, Del

Summary: Maya Angelou was a writer, dancer, activist, and actress, and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Her body of work evokes emotions that range the full spectrum, from joy to heartbreak and from rage to hope. A phenomenal woman, she enriched the world of literature and society as a whole. This essential biography explores her life and creative output and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ANG

Summary: N'dala is an orphan from the Angolan province of Bie, a flashpoint in the rebellion that incited Angola's brutal civil war. In 1991 N'dala is airlifted by missionaries to the port city of Luanda, Angola's capital. He slips away from the nuns at the airport, choosing the solitude of the streets of the old city, but he is not prepared for living by his wits. His wandering leads N'dala to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Global Film Initiative 2005

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

Angell, Roger

Summary: "From the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, a compendium of writings that celebrate the view from the tenth decade of his richly lived life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 818 ANG

Angelou, Maya

Summary: In the third volume of her autobiography, the author recounts her passage into adulthood and the white world, and her initial experiences of marriage, motherhood, and show business.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANGELOU, MAYA ANG

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: At an airfield in Angola, two men board a leased Boeing 727; then, once it is in the air, slit the pilot's throat and fly to parts unknown. The consternation is immediate, as the CIA, FBI, FAA, and other agencies race to find out what has happened, in the process elbowing each other in the sides a little too vigorously. Army intelligence officer Major Carlos Guillermo Castillo is sent by the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2004

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

Spiro, Ruth

Summary: "Baby discovers the science behind spinning a dreidel on Hanukkah, exploring angular momentum, torque, friction, and gravity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: BOARD SPI

Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: After her death at the hands of The Master and a summer vacation spent with her father, Buffy returns to Sunnydale in a strangely withdrawn and snappy mood. Determined to break off her relationship with Angel, she seems a little too eager to renew her Slayer training. She needs to get Angel out of her blood is proving to be harder than she thought. As the two draw even closer together, their...

Format: moving image

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BUF

Bybee, Veeda

Summary: When nine-year-old Li, her mother, and brother Puck arrive from China at Angel Island immigration center in 1921, Li fears she will be deported for failing the tests. Includes historical notes and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BYB

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: At an airfield in Angola, two men board a leased Boeing 727; then, once it is in the air, they slit the pilot's throat and fly to parts unknown. The consternation is immediate, as the CIA, FBI, FAA, and other agencies race to find out what has happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Dundee, Angelo.

Summary: Legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee delivers an enthralling, streetwise account of a life spent sculpting men into world champions and vividly depicts his involvement in some of the sport's most thrilling and controversial moments. Inside and outside the ropes, Dundee has crossed paths with an unforgettable parade of personalities. He spins at least one great yarn for every champion,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUNDEE, ANGELO DUN

Jones, David Albert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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Contents: Rei do palhetinho / Mamukueno -- Comboio / Os Kiezos -- Ilha virgem / Jovens Do Prenda -- Ulungu wami / Ze Da Lua -- Pachanga Maria / Os Bongos -- Tira sapato / Dimba Diangola -- N'gui banza mama / Santos Junior -- Mi cantando para ti / N'Goma Jazz -- Macongo me chiquita / Ferreira Do Noascimento -- Uma amiga / David Ze -- Farra na madrugada / Jovens Do Prenda -- Semba braguez / Os Korimbas --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Analog Africa 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ANG

Theroux, Paul.

Summary: An acclaimed travel writer and novelist describes his journey across Africa, from Cape Town to Cape Province and into Namibia, riding elephants, meeting Bushmen, and discussing the changes that have taken place since his first visit fifty years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.881 THE

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