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Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Experience the events that followed the Sobibor death camp prisoner's decision to escape. Readers will discover a powerful story of human courage and mankind's fierce will to live."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 YOM

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 Kingsley

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

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Riggs, Ransom

Summary: After fleeing an army of terrible monsters, Jacob Portman and his peculiar friends find themselves lost at sea, and the only person who might be able to get them ashore safely, their illustrious headmistress Miss Peregrine, is stuck in the form of a bird! Hoping to find a way to get Miss Peregrine back to normal -- or as normal as a peculiar can get -- the children journey to London. But no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RIG

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAP

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Pursued by a killer cyborg tank and surrounded by snakes that spit fire, teenage friends Zak and Erro the furling from the planet Quom, must figure out a way to survive if they are ever to escape from the prison planet called Alcatraz--a situation they are in because they stowed away on a space ship they did not know was headed here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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

Riggs, Ransom.

Summary: Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD-YA FIC RIG

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC RIG

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Zak Nine, his alien friend Erro, and another prisoner have found a small spacecraft and if they can dodge the missiles that the guards are firing after them perhaps they can finally escape from planet Alcatraz; but there is something wrong with the stars in front of them--they are not really stars at all, and now they find themselves confronted by Alcatraz's biggest secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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

Davis, Charlotte Nicole

Summary: "The country of Arketta calls them Good Luck Girls--they know their luck is anything but. Sold to a "welcome house" as children and branded with cursed markings. Trapped in a life they would never have chosen. When Clementine accidentally kills a man, the girls risk a dangerous escape and harrowing journey to find freedom, justice, and revenge in a country that wants them to have none of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAV

Summary: Years after he fought his way out of prison, Ray Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from to save his friend from the prison's brutal human battleground, known as Hades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Dahl, Michael

Summary: When Zak, a human teenager from Earth Base Zeta, and his teenage Furling friend, Erro, stowed away on a military spacecraft they thought they were going to see a space battle--instead they ended up on the prison planet, Alcatraz, and now they are being pursued by the prison's killer drones through a jungle which may be just as deadly as any drone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Dahl, Michael

Summary: Captured by the sadistic guards of the prison planet Alcatraz, the two teenage friends, Zak, and the alien Erro, are placed in bottomless cages hovering over a sea of poison acid and if they fall asleep or lose their grip they will fall to their deaths--and Zak will need all of his ingenuity if he is going to figure out a way to save himself and his friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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

Krasner, Barbara

Summary: Engages readers with incredible stories of people who made daring escapes from war-torn East Germany. From the early 1960s to the late 1980s, thousands of people fled the communist regime in East Germany to the freedom of West Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.1 KRA

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Summary: On Constable Shane Cooper's first day with the Red Hill Police Department, a convicted murderer escapes from prison and seeks revenge on the men who put him there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN RED

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A team of reality TV ghost hunters experiences true paranormal activity for the first time while filming a make-or-break episode in the most haunted mansion in Mexico. Facing cancellation on the one hand and supernatural entities on the other, the team must figure out a way to bust the ghosts, deliver the episode of a lifetime, and escape with their lives intact.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WHI

Bartók, Mira

Summary: In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAR

Kilbourne, Jimmy W.

Summary: Survival stories from World Wars I and II and the conflicts in Korea and Southeast Asia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 358.4 KIL

Summary: The gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. These women and children are Yazidis, a religious minority that have been targeted by ISIS for particularly brutal treatment, as ISIS tries to impose upon them what it claims is a pure version of Islam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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

Summary: One of the most exciting adventure tales ever told, this action epic recounts the planning, execution, and aftermath of a daring true-life escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, in which 250 men attempted to tunnel their way to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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