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Summary: A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2011

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

Gout, Leopoldo

Summary: As 200 geniuses from around the world go head to head in a competition hand-devised by India's youngest CEO and visionary, the stakes are higher than anyone can imagine. Like life and death. Welcome to the revolution... and get ready to run.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan 2016

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Summary: Jarod continues his suspenseful journey as he uses his powers of reason and logic to right wrongs, while searching for his past and the family he lost. In his adventures he poses as a variety of people, from a paroled felon to a mental patient.

Format: moving image

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

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

Walden, Mark.

Summary: It's up to Otto to save the world from a renegade faction of the world's most powerful villains, known as the Disciples. And when they kidnap two of Otto's friends, things get personal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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Walden, Mark.

Summary: The Higher Institute of Villainous Education is in grave danger. It's learder, Dr. Nero, has been captured by the world's most ruthless security force. It's up to Otto to save Dr. Nero. But first Otto must escape Nero's sinister replacement and H.I.V.E. itself. Will Otto be able to break into M16 as no other villain has ever done?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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Summary: Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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Summary: Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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Summary: In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Originals 2013

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Summary: When a group of college geniuses discover that their professor has them working on a secret weapon for the military, they set out to get revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)

Contents: I. Introduction in Defence of Everything Else -- II. The Maniac -- III. The Suicide of Thought -- IV. The Ethics of Elfland -- V. The Flag of the World -- VI. The Paradoxes of Christianity -- VII. The Eternal Revolution -- VIII. The Romance of Orthodoxy -- IX. Authority and the Adventurer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 239 CHE

Simonton, Dean Keith

Summary: What it takes to be a genius: nine essential and contradictory ingredients. What does it take to be a genius? A high score on an IQ test? Brilliant physicist Richard Feynman's IQ was too low for membership in Mensa. Suffering from varying degrees of mental illness? Creativity is often considered a marker of mental health. Be a child prodigy like Mozart, or a later bloomer like Beethoven? Die...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153.9 SIM

Ashkar, Michael

Summary: In the sixth century of the common era, the Prophet Muhammad appeared in the Arabian Peninsula, proclaiming the message that there was only one god, called Allah, and that all people should obey Allah's requirements for their lives. Today, Islam is the second-largest religion in the world, with more than 1.6 billion Muslims adhering to this faith. However, although all Muslims do revere Islam s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 297 ASH

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GIB

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Patterson, James

Summary: Max Einstein and a group of international geniuses use their creativity and curiosity to help solve some of the world's toughest problems with science.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Summary: The show offers an extraordinary look into the life of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. Beyond his groundbreaking theories of relativity, witness Einstein's struggles to be a good husband and father, and a man of principle during a time of global unrest. A ten-episode journey of discovery guided by Einstein's wit, wisdom and insatiable thirst for knowledge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV GEN
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Summary: For nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science is not always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted, and somewhat naive Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Nasar, Sylvia.

Summary: The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NASH, JOHN NAS

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: "Waylon, a boy with the mind of a scientific genius and the vulnerable heart of an eight-year-old, is trying to understand his older sister and deal with changes among the kids at school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2016

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: A brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy, considered by many to be mentally retarded, discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Jinks, Catherine.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old genius Cadel Piggot Greenaus sets aside his new, crime-free life when his best friend Sonja is attacked, and he crosses oceans and continents trying to track down his nemesis Prosper English, breaking whatever rules he must.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JIN

Keil, Melissa

Summary: Told from two viewpoints, Sophia, seventeen, a Sri Lankan-Australian math prodigy with social anxiety, is panicking about her future when classmate and amateur magician Joshua proclaims his love for her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KEI

Pollock, Tom (Tom H.)

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Peter Blankman is a math genius. He also suffers from devastating panic attacks. Pete gets through each day with the help of his mother--a famous scientist--and his beloved twin sister, Bel. But when his mom is nearly assassinated in front of his eyes and Bel disappears, Pete finds himself on the run. Dragged into a world where state and family secrets intertwine, Pete must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC POL

Summary: The Doctor has returned Tegan to 1981--the right time, but the wrong place. The TARDIS has landed on a massive spaceship four days away from Earth. The spacecraft appears abandoned at first, but actually carries a force of frog-like aliens that may challenge the future of humankind on Earth. The spaceship is the domain of Monarch, a scientific genius of almost god-like power. Monarch rules over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking poses enduring scientific questions to teams of non-scientists to test their problem solving skills and summon their inner-genius, covering topics such as time travel, the existence of life on other planets, how the universe came to be, and the origins of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2016

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