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Summary: The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ACT

Esposito, Richard.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes study of the New York City Police Department Bomb Squad and the thirty-three officers who make up the unit follows the elite team from New Year's Eve 2003 during the annual Time Square celebration and throughout the next year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1798 ESP

Steyns, Lee Ann

Summary: "My first baby signs teaches basic signs that provide families with a way to communicate before babies can talk at all. The picture book format keeps the learning fun while introducing over 40 key American Sign Language (ASL) signs in context- each with their own visual and written guide. Your little one will learn to express their needs, wants, and frustrations with simple gestures-and you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Pauper Press, Inc. 2023

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Moore, Heather B.

Summary: "Based on a true story, this gripping WWII novel captures the resilience, hope, and courage of a Dutch family who is separated during the war when the Japanese occupy the Dutch East Indies, Java Island, 1941. Six-year-old Rita Vischer cowers in her family's dug-out bomb shelter, listening to the sirens and waiting for a bomb to fall. Her charmed life on Java--living with other Dutch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOO

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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

Bell, Cece

Summary: Starting a new school is scary, even more so with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest. At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here she is different. She is sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain to repel potential friends. Then Cece makes a startling discovery. With the Phonic Ear she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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Mirpuri, Gouri

Summary: "Although at times religious and ethnic tensions have risen to the surface, Indonesians live in relative harmony and have developed a distinct Indonesian identity since becoming an independent republic in 1949. With its multi-party democracy and free elections, modern Indonesia is a much more politically mature and tolerant place than it was during the Suharto era, when authoritarian one-party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.8 MIR

Reid, C. L.

Summary: Best friends Emma and Izzie take a pottery class together and make a new friend. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart and a sign language guide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE REI

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

Barron, Stephanie

Summary: "May 1816: Jane Austen is feeling unwell, with an uneasy stomach, constant fatigue, rashes, fevers and aches. She attributes her poor condition to the stress of family burdens, which even the drafting of her latest manuscript-about a baronet's daughter nursing a broken heart for a daring naval captain-cannot alleviate. Her apothecary recommends a trial of the curative waters at Cheltenham Spa,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Kuegler, Sabine.

Summary: Sabine Kuegler's childhood was far from typical. The child of German linguists and missionaries, she spent her youth living among the Fayu tribe in the most remote jungles of West Papua, Indonesia. There, as her family struggled for acceptance among the tightly knit and fiercely loyal community, Sabine spent her time swimming with crocodiles, shooting poisonous spiders with arrows, and chewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUEGLER, SABINE KUE

LeZotte, Ann Clare

Summary: "As a young teacher on Martha's Vineyard, Mary Lambert feels restless and adrift. So when a league of missionaries invite her to travel abroad, she knows it's a once in a lifetime opportunity. Paris is home to a pioneering deaf school where she could meet its visionary instructors Jean Massieu and Laurent Clerc--and even bring back their methods to help advance formal deaf education in America!...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Angkasa, Clar

Summary: "A graphic novel collection of girl-centered fantasy stories, based on Indonesian traditional tales"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2023

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Summary: Using dramatic recreations and CGI, the program brings the May 20, 1883, volcanic eruption to life. The massive eruption reduced the Indonesian island of Krakatoa to a third of its former size and sent waves that reportedly topped 100 feet high crashing onto Asian shores, killing 36,000. Portions of the program tie the resulting tsunami destruction to the December 26, 2004, tsunami.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Reid, C. L.

Summary: Emma is eager to foster Mittens the cat, but she did not anticipate the chaos a cat can cause--but than Mittens disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2024

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE REI

Contents: Halmahera. Mares (4:54) ; Lagu togal (7:41) (musicians of Desa Malapa, Kecamatan Makian) -- Buru. Kalabae (4:16) ; Tuang kolatu (4:41) ; Tigertama (2:20) ; Perusi tajang (2:59) ; Ranafafan (2:54) (musicians of Kampung Waereman, Kecamatan Buru Utara Barat) -- Kei. Marin uib (1:09) ; Wannar (3:52) ; Tiwal sawat (2:50) ; Snehet (excerpt) (3:58) ; Ngel-ngel (excerpt) (2:31) (musicians of Watlaar,...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/INDIAN INDONESIAN MUS

Hoffman, Carl

Summary: The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 995 HOF

Fusilli, Jim.

Summary: Pet Sounds is, rightly, one of the most celebrated pop albums ever released. It has also been written about, pored over, and analyzed more than most other albums put together. In this disarming book, Jim Fusilli focuses primarily on the emotional core of the album, on Brian Wilson's pitch-perfect cry of despair. In doing so, he brings to life the search for equilibrium and acceptance that still...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2005

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Summary: Through the stories of three CODAs (children of deaf adults), this film offers a previously unseen portrayal and exploration of these children's daily reality and upbringing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Hoffman, Carl

Summary: Retracing Rockefeller's steps, award-winning journalist Carl Hoffman traveled to the jungles of New Guinea to solve a decades-old mystery and illuminate a culture transformed by years of colonial rule.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 995 HOF

Pandean-Elliott, Petty

Summary: "Award-winning author Petty Pandean-Elliott tells the story of her Indonesian heritage through 150 much-loved and delicious recipes perfect for home cooks everywhere. Comprising more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is renowned as The Spice Islands, home of aromatics such as nutmeg, mace, and cloves - evocative ingredients that suffuse its piquant cuisine. The Indonesian Table explores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press Limited 2023

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Reid, C. L.

Summary: Emma and her family are going to visit Aunt Betty who has a farm, but Emma has never flown before and she is a little nervous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2024

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE REI

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

Summary: Journey back 15,000 years to trace humankind's incredible journey through time. Beginning with humanity's exodus from the Ice Age and chronicling milestones such as hunter-gatherer, farmer, builder, and city organizer. Reveals how humankind managed to survive and conquer the world. Explores the motivation of early humankind and its epic transformation to reveal the inspiring story of he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

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Morris, Heather

Summary: "In the midst of World War II, an English musician, Norah Chambers, places her eight-year-old daughter, Sally, on a ship leaving Singapore, desperate to keep her safe from the Japanese army as they move down through the Pacific. Norah remains to care for her husband and elderly parents, knowing she may never see her child again. Sister Nesta James, a Welsh-Australian nurse, has enlisted to tend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Morris

Reid, C. L.

Summary: Emma is too scared to ride her new bike but her brother helps her practice and gain the confidence she needs to conquer her fears. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart and a sign language guide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE REI

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