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Summary: Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life - seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids - Chief...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LAD

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Summary: On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tri-Star Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Summary: NYFD fire fighter Tommy Gavin and company face new challenges and old demons. As the season begins, Tommy is in the fight of his life, defending himself against arson and insurance fraud. He struggles to raise his new baby while facing paternity questions and fighting to keep his family together. Franco seems ready to settle into a steady relationship, but is shaken when he loses custody of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RES

Summary: Based on a true story, an inner-city Baltimore family copes with ever-present drug traffic and violence in their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY I NOW

Summary: Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Giffels, David.

Summary: "Award-winning author and journalist David Giffels explores the meaning of identity and place, hamburgers, hard work, and basketball in this collection of wry, irreverent essays reflecting on the many aspects of Midwestern culture and life from an insider's perspective.The Industrial Midwest built modern America, thrived for almost a century, then profoundly collapsed. But for cities like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0977 GIF

Summary: Set in 1959, a band of long-time buddies since high school gather at a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 Bartoletti

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Summary: Don't panic! The British TV adaptation of Douglas Adams's cult science fiction book series follows the misadventures of Arthur Dent, sole survivor of the demolished planet Earth. Join Dent and interplanetary researcher Ford Prefect as they encounter bad alien poetry, a depressed robot, a two-headed spaceship thief, and the Restaurant at the End of the Universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HIT

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Summary: Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Flynn, Sean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.37 FLY

Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOORE MOR

Moore, Wes

Summary: Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MOORE, WES MOO

Tyler, Anne

Summary: When Willa Drake gets a call telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, she drops everything to look after this woman. But the impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: "Babe Ruth's baseball glove goes missing before a Baltimore Orioles game. It's up to cousins Mike and Kate to find its whereabouts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 15

Beyer, Ramsey

Summary: Describes Ramsey Beyer's journey from an eighteen-year-old from a small town in Michigan through her freshman year at a bustling art school in a big city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BEY

Hartland, Jessie

Summary: Describes how Mary Pickersgill took on the job of hand-stitching an enormous flag that flew over Baltimores Fort McHenry, which inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.9 HAR

Lippman, Laura

Summary: When a lurid expose mysteriously appears on the front page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light and causes a business tycoon to commit suicide in his garage, private investigator Tess Monaghan takes on the case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIP

Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

Summary: Paul Coates was an enigmatic god to his sons: a Vietnam vet who rolled with the Black Panthers, an old-school disciplinarian and new-age believer in free love, an autodidact who launched a publishing company in his basement dedicated to telling the true history of African civilization. Most of all, he was a wily tactician whose mission was to carry his sons through inner-city adolescence--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2008

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DeLano, Patti

Summary: "Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Missouri Off the Beaten Path shares with you the Show Me State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed -- from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds and unusual locales. So if you've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 MIS