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Summary: A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2010

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

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Summary: Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius. You've never met a college student quite like 'Rancho.' From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down-along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for 'Virus, ' the school's uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox 2011

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

Levine, Karen

Summary: A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 BRA

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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Summary: Two youngsters find themselves at home with nothing to do on a rainy afternoon. But when the magical, mischievous Cat in the Hat arrives on the scene, they're all cat-apulted into a day of rousing, romping, outlandish antics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv S

Summary: In season five, Dexter goes from happily married husband to guilt-ridden single dad. How will it affect his ability to maintain an average-guy facade while satisfying his need to kill?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEX

Summary: Young Tommy and Anneka find a strange girl, Pippi Longstocking, has moved in on her own next door to them in their small Swedish town. They befriend the zany, superstrong Pippi and she takes them on all sorts of madcap adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth 2005

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum Publications 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

Summary: Fed up with their parents' rules, Pippi's friends decide to run away from home. They venture into the Swedish countryside with Pippi and her horse, encountering fun along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth 2005

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

Summary: Dexter Morgan is a Miami police forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2007

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

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

Summary: Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami, and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Alvin 2016

Summary: Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he desides he had hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, but it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY FLU

Levine, Karen

Summary: A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 LEV

Summary: Follow the exploits of Daffy Duck, the Scrooge-like proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart. Daffy demands that his employees work on Christmas Day. It's up to Bugs Bunny and the ghosts of Christmas to save the day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: DVD JUV BAH

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Summary: When a mean Dancing Elf tricks Swiper and traps him in a bottle, Dora needs to dance to the rescue.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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Summary: The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BEC

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Because 2005

Keats, Ezra Jack

Summary: The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Keats 1962

Brown, Brené.

Summary: Discusses how to embrace vulnerability in order to live whole, courageous lives, explaining that traits typically regarded as character flaws and weaknesses are actually clear paths to engagement and meaningful connections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ediciones Urano 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 BRO

Luciani, Brigitte

Summary: The reader is asked to guess what Roxanne must leave behind (ball, umbrella, book, turtle, or baby) as she tries various means of transportation to get to the beach.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North-South Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J468 LUC SPANISH

Summary: After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JAM

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD JAM

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

Summary: Clifford learns what getting bigger is all about. Life lessons are more fun when you learn them with Clifford. Join in these adventures as Clifford and his friends get bigger and braver, and learn about new grown-up responsibilities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Kenai, a young Native American boy who wants to be a man, sets out to take revenge after his older brother is killed by a mother bear protecting her cubs. When Kenai finds himself magically transformed into the creature he hates most, a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps while learning some life lessons. In his quest to return to human form, he is befriended by a talkative bear...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BRO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BRO