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Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Italian visual artist Yuir Ancarani's exquisite documentary enters the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs with a passion for amateur falconry. The opulence of this Middle Easterm gas state is on full display as the men race SUVs up and down sand dunes, fly their prized falcons around on private jets, and take their pet cheetahs out for desert spins in their souped-up Ferraris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Chapter 1982

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3771 CEM

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Bahari, Maziar.

Summary: A former prisoner in one of Iran's most notorious prisons offers a moving memoir of how thoughts of his family got him through the days of torture, in a book that also sheds light on Iran's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAHARI, MAZIAR BAH

Summary: Journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

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

Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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Contents: Disc 1: Digging the dirt (Peter Gabriel) -- Chris Martin inducts Peter Gabriel -- Peter Gabriel acceptance speech -- Washing the water (Peter Gabriel with Chris Martin) -- In your eyes (Peter Gabriel with Youssou N'dour) -- Art Garfunkel inducts Cat Stevens -- Cat Stevens acceptance speech -- Father & son (Cat Stevens with Paul Schaffer and the Hall of Fame Orchestra) -- Wild world (Cat Stevens...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC ROC

Shahani, Aarti Namdev

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Summary: The Shahanis came to Queens-from India, by way of Casablanca-in the 1980s. They were undocumented for a few unsteady years and then, with the arrival of their green cards, they thought they'd made it. This is the story of how they did, and didn't; the unforeseen obstacles that propelled them into years of disillusionment and heartbreak; and the strength of a family determined to stay together....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAHANI, AARTI NAMDEV SHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Shahani 2019

Summary: Having crossed continents and cheated death, Jotaro, Joseph, and crew finally arrive in Egypt to root out the charismatic evil threatening the Joestar lineage and the world. Fighting Stand with Stand, the ever-clever Joestars are put to the ultimate test as a bizarre new army of adversaries hailing from the Egyptian pantheon strike in ways more brutal and outrageous than ever before....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME JOJ

Geda, Fabio

Summary: An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GED

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GED

Matar, Hisham

Summary: "In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.92 MAT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATAR, HISHAM MAT

Thakrar, Shveta

Summary: Sheetal Mistry, a rising high school junior who is half-star, half-human, must win a competition in the starry court to save her human father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Matar, Hisham

Summary: "In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATAR, HISHAM MAT

Wendig, Chuck

Summary: "After escaping from the Guavian Death Gang and rathtars, Han Solo introduces Rey, Finn, Chewbacca, and BB-8 to Maz Kanata, while Kylo Ren meets with Supreme Leader Snoke about BB-8's whereabouts."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2018

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Amos, Tori

Summary: "Filled with compassionate guidance and actionable advice--and using some of the most powerful, political songs in Amos's canon--Resistance is for readers determined to steer the world back in the right direction."-Dust jacket. "A timely and passionate call to action for engaging with our current political moment, from the Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum singer-songwriter and New York Times...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AMOS, TORI AMO

Wendig, Chuck

Summary: "After Kylo Ren betrays Han Solo, he squares off against Rey and Finn, Poe leads an attack on Starkiller Base, and R2-D2 wakes up with some much-needed news."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STA

Wendig, Chuck

Summary: "Soon after Rey discovers a lightsaber, the First Order attacks, but when the Resistance comes to save the day, Kylo Ren kidnaps Rey."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STA

Wendig, Chuck

Summary: "Han Solo, Finn, and the Resistance work together to rescue Rey from the First Order, Rey uses the Force to escape on her own, and Han Solo comes face-to-face with Kylo Ren."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STA

Hay, Sam

Summary: When a little boy stumbles across a lost star, he decides to take care of it, putting it in a jar and carrying it with him everywhere. But when the sky calls out for its missing star, can the little boy and his sister figure out a way to return the star to its friends in the sky...even if it means saying goodbye forever?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HAY

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Feek, Rory Lee

Summary: Singer Joey Martin and her songwriter husband Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music and a baby daughter when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. Rory blogged about the final months of Joey's life. In this memoir, Rory takes us for the first time into his own challenging life story and what it was like growing up in rural America with little money...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FEEK, RORY FEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FEEK FEE

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