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Baraka, Amiri

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.643 JON

Summary: A touching film about a single mother who lives with her 12-year-old daughter in the Grbavica district of Sarajevo, a neighborhood once used as an internment camp during the Yugoslav wars. A beautiful and tender story that you won't soon forget.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2007

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

Contents: Dunya salam / Baaba Maal. -- My culture / Robie Williams & Maxi Jazz. -- The way you dream / Michael Stipe & Asha Bhosle. -- Ma' Africa / Mahotella Queens & Ulali. -- Braided hair / Speech & Neneh Cherry. -- Ta moko / Whiri Mako Black. -- Bushes / Baaba Maal. -- Passion / Michael Franti. -- Daphne / Eddi Reader, the Mahotella Queens & Revetti Sakalar. -- All aloned / On Eilean Shona. -- Racing...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm 2002

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM ONE

Summary: Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Set in 16th century Japan, an aging ruler, Lord Hidetora, announces his intention to divide his land equally among his three sons. This decision to step down unleashes a power struggle between the three.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Home Video 1998

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

Summary: In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons. They turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellsping 2003

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

Summary: It's Election Day on a remote island off the coast of Iran and a ballot box is parachuted to shore. An unnamed soldier is assigned to escort a female bureaucrat to gather votes. Together, they embark on a chaotic journey, turning the island upside down desperately seeking anyone's vote! There is more to the Secret Ballot than the two could ever imagine!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2002

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

Summary: A farmworker sneaks across the border from Mexico into California in an effort to make money to send to his family back home. It is a story that happens every day, told here in an uncompromising, groundbreaking work of realism from American independent filmmaker Robert M. Young. Vivid and spare where other films about illegal immigration might sentimentalize, Young's take on the subject is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Everything seems secure on Monster Island until aliens use remote-control devices to command the monsters, including Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan and King Ghidorah, to destroy New York, Moscow, London and Peking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyo Shock 2011

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

Summary: A botched kidnapping of a Japanese executive's son turns into a race-against-time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry or war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 2005

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

Amish

Summary: A tale inspired by Hindu mythology is set in a powerful empire in ancient Meluha, where a hero foretold in legend rises to save his people from the threats of a dying river and Chandravanshis terrorism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jo Fletcher Books, an imprint of Quercus 2014

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Amish.

Summary: Shiva is gathering his forces. He reaches the Naga capital, Panchavati, and Evil is finally revealed. The Neelkanth prepares for a holy war against his true enemy, a man whose name instils dread in the fiercest of warriors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westland 2013

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Amish.

Summary: The hunt is on. The sinister Naga warrior has killed his friend Brahaspati and now stalks his wife Sati. Shiva, the Tibetan immigrant who is the prophesied destroyer of evil, will not rest till he finds his demonic adversary. His vengeance and the path of evil will lead him to the door of the Nagas, the serpent people. Of that he is certain. The evidence of the malevolent rise of evil is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westland

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMI

Verdi, Giuseppe

Summary: Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2012

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA TRO

Ben-Ari, Miri.

Contents: Rejoice (4:31) -- Easy now (4:31) -- Like a rose (3:42) -- Sahara (6:25) -- The scrapper (3:30) -- Dream (3:39) -- Room 511 (5:25) -- In the shade of the tree (8:13) -- Epilogue (1:47)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Half Note Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ Ben-A

Greenberg, Mark

Summary: Back in 2007, when Barack Hussein Obama announced his campaign, his election seemed to be a long shot. But he won in a decisive victory, also garnering a record 69.5 million votes, and on January 20, 2009, he became the 44th president of the United States and its first African American chief executive. Now, after two terms, this book explores Obama's journey in pictures, from his remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 OBAMA, BARACK GRE

Purperhart, Helen.

Summary: This ingenious book uses the postures and movements of zoo animals to teach yoga movements to children. The first part of the book covers theoretical and practical information for parents and teachers working with yoga. Part two takes readers to every part of the zoo, from the insect and reptile houses to the ape cage and the aquarium. Here youngsters come face to face with a tiger, look in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hunter House 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.7 Pur

Amini, Majid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.7 Amini

Amiry, Suad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 AMI

Aliki

Summary: Explains how the various orders and suborders of dinosaurs were similar and different in structure and appearance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TROPY 0000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Aliki.

Summary: Briefly introduces various types of dinosaurs whose skeletons and reconstructions are seen in museums and explains how scientists uncover, preserve, and study fossilized dinosaur bones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1988

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Aliki.

Summary: Explains how fossils are formed and what they tell us about the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 560 ALK

Aliki.

Summary: Describes human growth and how the different parts of the body change as it grows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1993

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET