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Summary: A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him and lead his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Th

Tsabary, Shefali

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The time has come for parenting to become what it was always meant to be - about the parent. Dr Shefali Tsabary details how our children can be raised as conscious adults only when we as parents allow ourselves to be raised into a higher state of consciousness."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 TSA

Bryant, Kobe

Summary: In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant shares his vast knowledge and understanding of the game. Citing an obligation to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students of the game how to play it "the right way," The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the mind of one of the most analytical and creative basketball players ever. Bryant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 BRY

Rawl, Paige.

Summary: "A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RAW

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 RAW

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Perry, Bruce Duncan

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Oprah Winfrey, sharing stories from her own past, and a renowned brain development and trauma expert discuss the impact of trauma and adversity and how healing must begin with a shift to asking, "What happened to you?" rather than "What's wrong with you?"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 PER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 PER

Summary: General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM

Axelrod, Howard

Summary: "On a clear May afternoon at the end of his junior year at Harvard, Howard Axelrod left his dorm-room to play a pick-up game of basketball. In the skirmish for a loose ball, a boy's finger hooked behind Axelrod's eyeball and severed his optic nerve. Permanently blinded in his right eye, Axelrod returned a week later to the same dorm-room, but to a different world. A world where nothing looked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AXELROD, HOWARD AXE

Summary: Examines the realities of brain injuries sustained on the field by football players and the National Football League's attempts to cover the issue up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Tells how the Oakland Athletics general manager, Billy Beane, tried to use statistics to find better players without resorting to the larger budgets big-market teams were able to employ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moneyball 2012

Robinson, Chris

Summary: Healing Child Trauma Through Restorative Parenting details how children can be helped to recover with the use of Restorative Parenting, an innovative model informed by psychological and neurological understanding of trauma and its effects. It explains the critical role that people, relationships and the environment play in a child's recovery. It shows what constitutes a therapeutic environment,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 ROB

Kerr, Christopher

Summary: "The first book to explore the meaningful dreams and visions that bring comfort as death nears"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 KER

Black, Monica

Summary: "In the aftermath of World War II, a succession of mass supernatural events swept through a war-torn Germany. As millions were afflicted by a host of seemingly incurable maladies (including blindness and paralysis), waves of apocalyptic rumors crashed over the land. A messianic faith healer rose to extraordinary fame, prayer groups performed exorcisms, and enormous crowds traveled to witness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.4 BLA

Lawrence, David

Summary: "Keith Evans is a talented player on Peabody's basketball team. His father was a great player too. When Keith stops applying himself on the court, his father scolds him. Is Mr. Evans pushing Keith to achieve just to relive his glory days? Or is it something else?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Panet, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

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

Ravin, Idan.

Summary: "Basketball's most unlikely-and most sought-after-training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he's helped transform. Where do the best basketball players in the world turn when they want to improve their game? Whom does a future NBA Hall of Famer thank at his press conference when he's named Rookie of the Year? Who is it that Sports...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RAVIN, IDAN RAV

Summary: Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RAB
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RAB

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rabbit 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAB

Head, Simon.

Summary: "We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)-the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle class workers in the process. CBSs are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 HEA

Summary: Guiliana is the wife of Ugo, a plant manager in Ravenna. Recently released from the hospital after a car accident, Giuliana is in dire straits mentally, but Ugo thinks she's just hysterical. When she meets the charming Corrado, he seems sympathetic, shares her feeling of being lost, but he doesn't fully understand and his amatory advances are not what she needs. Living in the shadow of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RED

Junger, Sebastian

Summary: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians -- but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve Large Print 2016

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 302.3 JUN

Summary: A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Stoler, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Pub. Group 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 STO

Stoler, Diane Roberts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.481 STO

Zuboff, Shoshana

Summary: "Shoshana Zuboff, named "the true prophet of the information age" by the Financial Times, has always been ahead of her time. Her seminal book In the Age of the Smart Machine foresaw the consequences of a then-unfolding era of computer technology. Now, three decades later she asks why the once-celebrated miracle of digital is turning into a nightmare. Zuboff tackles the social, political,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 ZUB

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