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Jensen, Sean

Summary: "For more than a decade, Brian Urlacher was the face of the Chicago Bears, one of the NFLs most storied franchises. An eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker, Urlacher established himself as one of the leagues preeminent defenders with his athleticism, intelligence and ferocity. He is widely expected to gain entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he is eligible in a few years which is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URL

Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Summary: A collection of 101 true personal stories from older kids and adults about their preteen years, recalling issues with friends, embarrassing moments, bullies, family, sports, self-confidence, crushes, life lessons, and learning to do the right thing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J158.1 CHI

Dahl, Michael.

Summary: Little Dino learns to use his strong hands and arms for helping instead of hitting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAH BASKET

PewDiePie

Summary: A popular blogger shares humorous pieces of advice and positivity, including "Never forget you are beautiful compared to a fish" and "Every day is a new fresh start to stay in bed."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 158 PEW

Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

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Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Kwame Alexander shares inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE

Pryor, Kimberley Jane.

Summary: "Discusses what values are and how self-discipline can help you"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179.9 PRY

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: A lengthy California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, turning Alyssa's quiet suburban street into a warzone, and she is forced to make impossible choices if she and her brother are to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHU

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHU

Summary: The teen scene is over for these adolescent phenoms--Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy and Raven--as they launch into a feud with the ultimate team of villains: The Brotherhood of Evil. Led by criminal mastermind Brain, this motley group--Madam Rouge, Monsieur Mallah and General Immortus--plots to rid the world of every superhero. One by one, they take out honorary Titans like Wildebeest and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TEE

Rice, Ashley.

Summary: This bestselling book that has been enjoyed by girls all over the world has now been completely redone to include all new illustrations and inspiring new writings. The special updated edition also features a glitter varnish cover and a ribbon bookmark with charm that girls everywhere will love. Bestselling author and illustrator Ashley Rice makes this book fun and uplifting with her adorable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Mountain Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 RIC

Summary: In Barcelona, Spain during the last decade of the Cold War, Ted Boynton, the Spanish representative for a Chicago electric engine firm, plays host to his cousin, Fred Boynton, a lieutenant in the Navy. Ted is earnest and ambitious, but not a typical American salesman. Fred is an advance man for the Sixth Fleet's upcoming shore leave. They are smart but somewhat naive white-collar workers, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2002

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

Summary: The cunning villain Blood Brother has his mind set on controlling the world, and it's up to the Teen Titans to stop him. There's one problem: only Cyborg is immune to Blood Brother's mind-controlling powers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Hische, Jessica

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Summary: Illustrations, hand-lettering, and easy-to-read text reveal a child's bedtime promise to strive the next day to be adventurous, strong, curious, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HIS

Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "A collection of Lucy's early comics. This book is populated with experiments, assignments, and style attempts in a collection of short pieces that range from the charming to the obscene. Enjoy her later work? Take a glimpse through some of the foundations that established Lucy's drawing and writing style in this collection of her student works"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucy Knisley 2008

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

Pryor, Kimberley Jane.

Summary: "Discusses what values are, why being helpful is a worthwhile value and how to be helpful"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179.9 PRY

Pryor, Kimberley Jane.

Summary: "Discusses what values are and how integrity can help you"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179.9 PRY

Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

Faulkner, Harris

Summary: Growing up in a military family, journalist and news anchor Harris Faulkner experienced firsthand how success in life is rooted in the knowledge, integrity, and duty that came from her military surroundings. She shares the formative lessons in leadership and work ethic she learned from a lifetime spent absorbing the military mindset, and offers recommendations for how all families can benefit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FAULKNER, HARRIS FAU

Nerburn, Kent

Summary: The author talks about the difference between manhood and maleness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 170.81 NER

Holyoke, Nancy.

Summary: In this book you'll learn--through fun quizzes, advice, and letters from girls like you--that manners aren't about being stuffy, boring, or formal. It gives you the skills you need to handle all kinds of tough and tricky times that will come your way. They give you what it takes to wow the world!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 395 HOL

Summary: After her death at the hands of The Master and a summer vacation spent with her father, Buffy returns to Sunnydale in a strangely withdrawn and snappy mood. Determined to break off her relationship with Angel, she seems a little too eager to renew her Slayer training. She needs to get Angel out of her blood is proving to be harder than she thought. As the two draw even closer together, their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BUF

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: Headstrong and independent, Christy is determined to change the lives of the children in Cutter Gap. Yet it seems that anything new and strange poses a threat to the mountain people, who are proud of their way of life. Evidently, Christy has angered someone enough to cause a string of mysterious pranks. The handsome minister fears that the pranks will turn dangerous. Unfortunately, he doesn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Evergreen Farm 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAR