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Fales-Hill, Susan.

Summary: The daughter of a Broadway actress who performed with Lena Horne and Alvin Ailey recounts the inspiration she received from her mother and the challenges she endured as a half-white, half-African American television writer in Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 FAL

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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

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

Summary: This spirited adventure series revolves around a wild Arabian stallion-turned-racehorse named "the Black" and the only one who can ride him, young Alec Ramsay. In this season, Alec and the Black face a distractingly beautiful opponent and her mysterious racehorse, a group of jockeys whose practical jokes go too far, and an Arabian horse that bears an uncanny resemblance to the Black. Alec is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 2

Summary: Mulan, a young girl who does not fit in well with traditional society, disguises herself as a soldier to take her father's place in the Imperial army when the Huns invade China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MUL RATED G

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

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

Summary: An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Hank Hill is a propane salesman, his wife, Peggy, is a substitute teacher, and their 12-year-old son, Bobby, who is confused about the ways of life and the world, all live in a blue collar town in Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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

Summary: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Summary: Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks, Washington to live with her father. She begins her junior year in high school and becomes fascinated by Edward Cullen. He holds a dark secret which is only known by his family. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for, a true soul mate. But he knows the further they progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those close to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY TWI

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWI RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Tw1

Summary: Hank Hill is a propane salesman, his wife, Peggy, is a substitute teacher, and their 12-year-old son, Bobby, who is confused about the ways of life and the world, all live in a blue collar town in Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998

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Summary: This spirited adventure series revolves around a wild Arabian stallion-turned-racehorse named "the Black" and the only one who can ride him, young Alec Ramsay. In this season, Alec and the Black are challenged to a high-stakes race by a rival jockey and are the targets of an elaborate robbery plot. They also race the circuit in France, where the competition is the Black's greatest yet--and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 3

Summary: In various episodes from the second season, Hank rallies the town after a lawsuit by a fundamentalist shutters the local haunted house and abolishes trick or treating. The tenacious Hank is forced to immerse himself in the world of adult video after a video store computer's falsely claims that he rented and did not return a movie and it sullies his credit rating. Hank continues to look for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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

Rooney, Mickey

Summary: When young Alec Ramsay and a wild stallion are cast adrift after a ship-wreck, they help each other survive on a desolate island.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1998

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BLA

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Yosemite National Park embraces nearly 1,200 square miles located near the Sierra Mountains in California. One of the world's pre-eminent scenic wonders. Encompasses mountains, tranquil valleys, roaring rivers, mist-enshrouded waterfalls and groves of giant sequoias - the largest living things on Earth. Enjoy the sights of the massive granite shapes of Half Dome, El Capitan and Cathedral Rock,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Good Times 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.94 DIS

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

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Summary: The cubs learn lessons from their parents and neighbors about the importance of Easter, helping others, and the value of the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2009

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

Lehto, Steve.

1 hold on 4 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

Jal, Emmanuel.

Summary: In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven-year-old Sudanese boy, living in a small village. But as Sudan's civil war moved closer, his family moved again and again, seeking peace. Then, one terrible day, Jal was separated from his mother, and later learned she had been killed; his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese Liberation Army, fighting for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 962.404 JAL, EMMANUEL JAL

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Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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

Summary: "Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by."--Container.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Games, Call number: J Game Sushi Go!

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Howard, Martin (Martin J.)

Summary: "A boring day on the farm turns sporting when Shaun and the Flock invent their own ball game. 'Bitzerball' has tons of rules, including this one: that the rules can change at any time! When the pigs want in, the competition gets fierce and the game morphs into a tricky multiple-round obstacle course. Can Flock team captain Shaun best the pig captain and claim the Piggy Stomp title?"--Page [4]...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HOW

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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