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Summary: Follows designer-activist Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design and build project...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IF

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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Tougias, Mike

Summary: "An all-new harrowing maritime tale of the sinking and rescue efforts surrounding the HMS Bounty--the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty--which sank during Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Tuesday, October 24, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9163 TOU

Denecke, Edward J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 550 DEN

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Worley, Peter.

Summary: " ... Draws out the philosophy that lies behind each story in Homer's epic tale to introduce children not only to the exciting fables of Odysseus, but also to that other great Greek tradition, philosophy. Explore with Odysseus the value of happiness, non-existent entities, moral dilemmas, the philosophy of prophecy, and the nature of love ..." -- back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum International Pub. Group 2012

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CenturyLink

Summary: Includes -- Bear Lake -- Benzonia -- Beulah -- Burdickville -- Cedar -- Elk Rapids -- Empire -- Fife Lake -- Glen Arbor -- Glen Lake -- Hannah -- Honor -- Interlochen -- Karlin -- Kingsley -- Lake Ann -- Lake Leelanau -- Lime Lake -- Little Traverse Lake -- Maple City -- Mayfield -- Northport -- Summit City -- Suttons Bay -- Traverse City -- Williamsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CenturyLink 0000

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R PHONE 2017 CenturyLink

Summary: Hope, heartbreak and a hurricane, all in season eight. So many plans glow with happiness in these 22 episodes. Nathan begins an exciting new career. Haley joyfully awaits the arrival of Jamie's little sister. Brooke and Julian invite all their friends to a wonderful wedding, and Skills makes sure this Tree Hill hitching goes off without a hitch. But darkness mingles with the light. After last...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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LeBeau, Patrick Russell

Summary: Rethinking Michigan Indian History is a teaching tool that honors the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi and the twelve federally recognized tribes of Michigan by recognizing their role and place in Michigan history--exploring what most people know (or do not know) about them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 LEB

O'Brien, Valerie.

Summary: A book of 75 writing prompts for teens. These prompts are creative and can be used for descriptive, narrative, and expository writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Create Space Independent Publishing Platform 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 808 O'Br

Summary: An in-depth document of the lives of teenagers from south central Los Angeles as they struggle to stay off the streets and find a better life through "Colors United," a performing arts group for inner city kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COL

McGeehan, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 MCG

Summary: Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV An 6

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Summary: This film follows 6 students from Lincoln Alternative High School in Walla Walla, Washington. The principal and teachers embraced a non-punitive, trauma-informed model of teaching and discipline in order to counteract the chaos and violence present in the school. Using the ACE's model in the classroom helped the students understand their negative emotions and create an atmosphere for success.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Dean, Andrea Oppenheimer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.71 DEA

Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Perplexed by plate tectonics? Confused by climates? Disorientated by demographics? Help Your Kids With Geography helps parents to get a grasp on what their children learn in geography class by exploring all these topics and more."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2019

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Summary: With the Happy Atoms Introductory Set, you can snap together hundreds of different molecules. Because the atoms already have the correct number of free electrons and empty bonding sites, it is difficult to build a molecule that doesn't actually exist. Happy Atoms function like the building blocks of the universe!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Kosmos 2016

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Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric)

Summary: Financial choices can make a big difference in how comfortable your life is. Topics often not taught in schools or in homes, three reasons to use a credit card, the ultimate use of money, the five places to invest, how to retire in 24 years, and five suggestions for choosing a good spouse. PLUS you'll learn about insurance, taxes, personal habits that will help make you successful, real estate,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Polka Dot Publishing 2015

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Boyd, Gregory A. (Gregory Alan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arphax Pub. Co. 2006

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.37411 BOY

Summary: Using historical footage and dramatic reenactments, this film focuses on one of the seminal events in the march for human rights -- the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. Thousands of people from across the nation joined in a struggle for justice for the some of the most exploited people in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Poverty Law Center 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VIV

Summary: Goodbye, Tree Hill High. Graduation nears and with its approach comes the realization that, for students and parents alike, life is changing forever. There are new loves to nurture, old scores still to settle. The longtime triangle of Lucas, Peyton and Brooke finally comes down to two. The memory of Keith--or is it his spirit?--inspires Lucas and Nathan and haunts Dan. Peyton is terrorized by a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Boaler, Jo

Summary: "Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler--Stanford researcher, professor of math education, and expert on math learning--has studied why students don't like math and often fail in math classes. She's followed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 510 BOA

McKellar, Danica.

Summary: Actress and math genius Danica McKellar continues to shatter the "math nerd" stereotype by showing girls how to ace middle school math--and actually feel cool doing it! With Danica's trademark sass and style, this book tackles algebra: the most feared of all math classes and the most common roadblock to high school graduation. McKellar instantly puts her readers at ease, showing teenage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 512 MCK