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Denecke, Edward J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: "Kids will strategize and play their way through science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges designed to change the way they think. Train your attention, memory, accuracy, and logic skills; Learn basic programming skills; Discover interesting facts about space; Practice Common Core math."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Summary: Shot over a ten-year period, this documentary follows the changing times in New York's East Village as seen through the eyes of Josh Pais who grew up on 7th Street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradise Acres Productions 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sherman, Scott (Scott G.)

Summary: "A riveting investigation of a beloved library caught in the crosshairs of real estate, power, and the people's interests--by the reporter who broke the story. In a series of cover stories for The Nation magazine, journalist Scott Sherman uncovered the ways in which Wall Street logic almost took down one of New York City's most beloved and iconic institutions: the New York Public Library. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 SHE

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Martin, Wednesday.

Summary: "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTIN, WEDNESDAY MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Martin 2015

Summary: America's frenzied debate over government health insurance has eclipsed another, no less challenging, national health care crisis-the plight of people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This Fred Friendly Seminar sheds light on barriers to treatment, ethical and legal dilemmas, and fragmented social policies that are creating a nightmare for families, filling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Berger, Joseph

Summary: Explores the ethnically diverse and constantly changing neighborhoods of New York City to bring to life its people, culture, cuisine, and sights, while demonstrating that people of varied backgrounds can live together in harmony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.47 BER

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Summary: For many teenagers in Mexico, heading across the U.S. border after high school is much more common than heading off to college. But as law enforcement continues to tighten security, that journey is growing more and more hazardous. Filmed on both sides of the border, this program briefly examines issues surrounding illegal immigration-particularly how much more a person can earn in America than...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Take a trip to historic Tombstone, Arizona, and relive Wyatt Earp's gunfight at the O.K. Corral-or watch 21st-century vigilantes scour the landscape for Mexican invaders. Modern pseudo-cowboys haunt Southwestern communities with growing frequency, and they represent one of several new trends examined in this documentary on America's immigration anxiety. Focusing on the porous U.S.-Mexico border...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Panetta, Karen

Summary: "There is a place for all girls and young women--not just the science fair winners and robotics club members--in STEM classes and careers. To succeed in science and tech fields today, girls don't have to change who they are. A girl who combines her natural talents, interests, and dreams with STEM skills has a greater shot at a career she loves and a salary she deserves. The authors present...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 PAN

Summary: A Touch of Greatness is a feature-length documentary film focusing on the extraordinary work of Albert Cullum, an elementary school teacher for over twenty years and a pioneer in American education. Championing an unorthodox educational philosophy, Cullum regularly taught his elementary school children literary masterpieces, most notably the works of Shakespeare, Sophocles and Shaw. Combining...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Aubin Pictures 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

France, David

Summary: "From the creator of and inspired by the seminal documentary of the same name--an Oscar nominee--the definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, and the powerful, heroic stories of the gay activists who refused to die without a fight. Intimately reported, this is the story of the men and women who, watching their friends and lovers fall, ignored by public officials,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1969 FRA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SAT

Summary: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Romberg, Sigmund

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Williamson Music Inc. 1944

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: While poverty has traditionally been a problem only for the unemployed, a new demographic of Americans has emerged-the working poor. This program explores the disturbing realities that many people in low-wage jobs face every day-such as having to decide whether to pay the rent, buy groceries, or see a doctor. Viewers will learn how standards of living are often measured, how suburban areas have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: For many Americans, the threat of sudden poverty has less to do with the nation's overall economy than it does with personal circumstances. This program discusses the hard facts of situational poverty with a focus on the four most common triggers: job loss, the fastest way to become impoverished; health issues, such as severe injury or long-term illness; the loss of a spouse through divorce or...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Tippins, Sherill.

Summary: "An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.94 TIP

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The United States continues to be the wealthiest country in the world, yet one in eight Americans-approximately 37 million people-live below the poverty line. This program analytically and sympathetically discusses the effects and implications of poverty, examining factors such as illiteracy, insufficient job skills, substance abuse, and crime. The phenomenon of multigenerational poverty is...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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