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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Skipper and his penguin pals have their hands full solving a whole bunch of problems, including a pigeon's planned attack on the visiting zoo commissioner, sightings of a flying orca, combating a poison dart frog, and the unstoppable growth of a green blob called Jiggles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Penguins 2010

Summary: New York City, November 1988. Bobby Green is the manager of a Russian nightclub owned by Marat Buzhayev. The club is frequented by gangsters like Buzhayev's nephew Vadim. Despite Bobby's hedonistic and amoral lifestyle, he is committed to his girlfriend Amada. Bobby has a secret, however, which he guards closely. His brother is Police Captain Joseph Grusinsky and his father, Bert, is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: In the uproarious eighth season, the arrival of baby Marvin reminds Marshall and Lily of things they need, like sleep, better jobs and sex. Meanwhile Barney uses his playbook to win over Robin, but not her scary dad. Marshall tries to right a wrong in court in hopes of becoming a judge, and Robin's past is judged. Ted designs an amazing building, and also has designs on Barney's half-sister....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series How 2013

Summary: The more things change, the more things get interesting in this all-new hilarious season. Ted's search for 'the one' continues while Marshall and Lily hope to become parents, Barney makes an uproariously awkward attempt to find his real father, and Robin finally feels like a true New Yorker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DD TV Series How 2011

Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

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

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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

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

Summary: After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY TMN

Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIG

Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: Go behind-the-scenes of a live sketch comedy show. Watch as Jack comes back to GE; Liz gets a visit from an adoption agency caseworker; Liz sits next to Oprah on her flight from Chicago to New York; Tracy and Jenna conduct a 'social experiment;' Jack hooks up with Liz's psycho ex-roommate; Liz thinks she has found the perfect mate; Don Geiss wakes from his coma; Jack falls in love with his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: From dating dilemmas to career conundrums, the recently engaged Ted and his feisty friends find themselves at the crossroads of young adult life. While newlyweds Marshall and Lily contemplate parenthood, single gal Robin explores the advantages of having 'friends with benefits.' Meanwhile, the irrepressible, opinionated Barney continues his hilariously dogged pursuit of the fairer sex. As for...

Format: moving image

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

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Summary: Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Miranda, editor of "Runway" magazine, is a terror to everyone around her. Her first assistant strives to please her, but can't quite pull it off. Enter Andy, a young woman who knows nothing of the fashion industry and has never read the magazine. Nonetheless, Miranda, hires her as second assistant. When Miranda demands that she obtain the next unpublished Harry Potter manuscript, it forces Andy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: "A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PHO

Summary: Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY I NOW

Summary: Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler are joined by detectives John Munch and Fin Tutuola, and ADA Alex Cabot. This unit deals with the crimes that are painful, emotional, and disturbing. These detectives, who work in a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit, work the sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia and child-abuse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: With both a baby and a wedding on the way, change is in the air and awesomeness abounds. As Marshall and Lily move away to start their family, Ted continues the search for the woman of his dreams. Meanwhile, Robin reveals a shocking secret and Katie Holmes joins the fun in the long-awaited return of the Slutty Pumpkin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series How 2012

Summary: Jerry is a very succesful stand-up comedian, mainly because of the people around him who offer an endless supply of great material. His best friend, George, is a balding, whiny kind of guy, who craves the kind of success Jerry has but is never willing to do what it takes to get it. Jerry's neighbor Kramer often barges into his apartment and imposes onto his life. Jerry's former girlfriend,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SEI

Summary: Corporate executive Jack Donaghy, in this behind-the-scenes romp about sketch show 'TGS;' its neurotic stars, Tracy Jordan and Jenna Maroney; hapless NBC page Kenneth Parcell and the rest of the befuddled crew working to create the 'magic of television.' Brought to you by the folks at GE Kabletown, it's a season of video obituaries, cross-dressing love, page showdowns, Canadian births and other...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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