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Vischer, Phil.

Contents: Muscatine and me -- Beginnings -- Making stuff -- "I want my MTV" --Off to school we go -- Work -- Life in the big city -- Technical mumbo jumbo -- Cue the vegetables -- Selling the veggies -- "Have we got a show for you" -- Baby steps -- Going up -- Life in the nuthouse -- Built to last -- The beginning of the end -- The middle of the end -- The end of the end -- Dreams, Part I -- Lessons --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Vischer

Summary: Two local outcasts attempt to save a local video store. Amateur film director Mike must find a way to save the business after his magnetized friend, Jerry, erases every movie in the store. Using an outdated video camera and their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies, from "Ghostbusters" to "Driving Miss Daisy," turning the two town misfits into local...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BE

Peet, Bill.

Summary: The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 PEE

Kochalka, James

Summary: "Johnny Boo creates an incredible Ice Cream Computer that can turn anything into delicious ice cream. Old toys that you don't want to play with anymore? Ice cream! Clods of dirt and grass? Ice cream! It works great ... until Squiggle decides to turn himself into ice cream! Then: Johnny Boo time travels to the future, where the Mean Little Boy tries to add him to his butterfly collection. Can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC KOC

Summary: London-based Chris Cunningham has created some of the most provocative and visually disturbing subject matter in the history of the music video or film. His unnerving, award-winning works have included Aphex Twin's Come To Daddy (an elderly woman is chased through an English council housing complex by pint-sized Richard James mutants); Bjork's All is Full of Love (Two robots fall in love as one...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Collection of photographs combined with commentary by 20 writers. The work documents the rich history of the social movements of the 1960's and 1970's with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area. Distinguished writers explore the rise of the Black Panthers, the Free-Speech and Anti-war movements, feminism, disability rights, environmental activism, the struggle for gay rights, Cesar Chavez and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkeley Art Center Association 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 327.172 WHO

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Describes the early lives of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later life and the causes they support.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338.7 MAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Allen, Garrison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Summary: Demonstrates basic steps to making DVDs at home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DVD International 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 778.5 DVD

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side. As if that s not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

McCormick, Scott

Summary: Mr. Pants is determined to win a film contest, but his sisters and their friends are not eager to participate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider)

Summary: Haggard tells the story of Cleopatra from the viewpoint of an Ancient Egyptian priest, who is given the responsibility of overthrowing the supposed impostor, Cleopatra. Haggard, who often employed hints of adventure and exoticism, portrayed Cleopatra as witty and devious, and she has an overwhelming presence that all can feel. Cleopatra, like the other characters, is both good and evil at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Dionne, Erin

Summary: Eighth-grader Hester Greene suffers from Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, plus anxiety, which is why she loves making movies where she is behind the camera and in complete control of the action--but if she cannot improve her language arts grade she will not be allowed to enter her video in The Hoot (a showcase of student work) and write a satisfactory ending to her middle school career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DIO

Cramer, Deborah

Summary: Each year, red knots, sandpipers weighing no more than a coffee cup, fly a near-miraculous 19,000 miles from the tip of South America to their nesting grounds in the Arctic and back. Along the way, they double their weight by gorging on millions of tiny horseshoe crab eggs. Horseshoe crabs, ancient animals that come ashore but once a year, are vital to humans, too: their blue blood safeguards...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 CRA

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Olsen, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 OLS

Summary: Includes the director's music videos for the bands Jay-Z, Linkin park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Audioslave, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Beck, Weezer, Eels, Snic Youth, Madonna, R.E.M., G. Love & Special Sauce, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, En Vogue and kd lang, as well as interviews, commentaries and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Boothroyd, Jennifer

Summary: What are the Top 10 challenges Cinderella faces? How about the Top 10 times Tiana showed her persistence? Relive some of the funniest moments, inspiring acts, and favorite parts about all of your favorite Disney princess movies. Learn more as you go, and test yourself with a quiz to see how much of a princess superfan you are!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BOO

Dowsett, Elizabeth

Summary: "Let your imagination run wild with Disney arts and crafts, party games, puzzles, and papercraft. With magical projects for every level of ability and clear, step-by-step, illustrated instructions, you will never be bored again! Build Cinderella's castle, take off with Buzz Lightyear's wings, dress up in Moana's flower crown, play Snow White bowling, race Lightning McQueen on your own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 745.5 DOW

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 DOW

Heley, Veronica.

Summary: Bea Abbot runs a domestic agency that doesn't "do" murder. There's nothing sinister about Zander's request for Bea to accompany him on an errand to a grieving widow, but it's awkward because it was Zander who'd exposed the scam that his boss Denzil had been running on the Tudor Housing Trust ... after which Denzil had, expectedly, died. Oliver, Bea's computer geek of an assistant, is delighted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Horn, Dara

Summary: Rachel has an unusual problem: she can't die. Her recent troubles-widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son-are only the latest. She's already put up with scores of marriages and hundreds of children, over 2,000 years-ever since she made a spiritual bargain to save the life of her first son back in Roman-occupied Jerusalem. There's only one other person in the world who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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