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Summary: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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

Summary: After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Summary: After deadly terrorists abduct his niece at a soccer match, an ex-soldier with lethal fighting skills wages a one-man war to save her and prevent mass destruction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Lucy is a cranky, volatile producer at a home shopping network in charge of hiring the station's on-air Santa Claus. The "real" Santa, who finds himself at the end of his 200-year contract, must convince Lucy that she is the perfect candidate to fill his shoes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

Smarsh, Sarah

Summary: During Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the '80s and '90s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country's changing economic policies solidified her family's place among the working poor. Her personal history affirms the corrosive impact intergenerational poverty can have on individuals, families, and communities. Combining memoir with powerful analysis and cultural commentary, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Farao

Contents: Tiaf -- Bodies -- Hunter -- Maze -- Feel -- Anchor -- Warriors -- Silence -- Fragments -- Are your real?

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK FAR

Farao

Contents: Marry me -- Lula loves you -- Get along -- Luster of the eyes -- Cluster of delights -- Gabriel -- Melodiya -- The ghost ship -- Triumph over me -- Truthsayer.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK FAR

Selah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Curb Records 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CHRISTN Sel

Mirah

Contents: Goat shepherd -- Oxen hope -- Turned the heat off -- Gold rush -- Fleetfoot ghost -- I am the garden -- No direction home -- 24th St. -- LC -- Radiomind.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MIR

Mirah

Contents: Counting -- Information -- Lake ocean -- Lighthouse -- Blinded by the pretty light -- Ordinary day -- Hot hot -- Love jetty -- Sundial -- Energy.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gollberg, Joanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lark Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 739.27 GOL

Earth.

Contents: Mirage -- Land of some other order -- The dire and ever circling wolves -- Left in the desert -- Lens of unrectified night -- An inquest concerning teeth -- Ralford (The felon wind) -- The dry lake -- Tethered to the polestar.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Lord 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Earth

Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Ragab, Salah.

Contents: Ramadan in space time -- Dawn -- Neveen -- Oriental mood -- Kleopatra -- Mervat -- Egypt strut -- Crossing {oubour} -- Calling you -- Kings valley / upper Egypt -- A Farewell theme -- Kleopatra (alternate take).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Art Yard 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ RAG

Saran, Suvir.

Summary: The author, born and raised in India and an acclaimed New York City restaurateur and chef, tells the story of moving to the country to raise goats, alpacas, ducks, geese, and chicken on 67 acres. Accompanied by more than 80 recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.59747 SAR

González, Saraí

Summary: Fourth grader Saraí Gonzalez can do anything. She can bake, dance, and run her own cupcake business. But when Saraí's grandparents are forced to move, even Saraí's not sure what to do. So she hatches a super-awesome plan with her younger sisters and cousin to buy back the house. Will Saraí find a way to save the day?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Sarat, Austin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.66 SAR

Walker, Sarai.

Summary: "A fresh and provocative debut novel about a reclusive young woman saving up for weight loss surgery when she gets drawn into a shadowy feminist guerilla group called "Jennifer"--equal parts Bridget Jones's Diary and Fight Club"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Walker 2015

Bunde, Karah.

Summary: "Turn simple shipping pallets into stunning crafts for your home! With DIY Wood Pallet Projects, you can finally personalize your space without having to spend a fortune on getting that perfect rustic chic look. Featuring 35 creative upcycling ideas, you'll transform old wood pallets into beautiful projects that will help fill your home and yard with style and personality. If you've never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 BUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 BUN

Summary: In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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

Goldberger, Paul.

Contents: Introduction -- Meaning, culture, and symbol -- Challenge and comfort -- Architecture as object -- Architecture as space -- Architecture and memory -- Buildings and time -- Buildings and the making of place -- Glossary -- A note on bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 720.1 GOL

Nordberg, Jenny.

Summary: An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden Afghan custom that will change your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl. Expanding on her widely read New York Times article "Afghan boys are prized, so girls live the part," in which she uncovered the phenomenon of bacha posh (literally "dressed up like a boy" in Dari), the practice of disguising and raising young girls as boys,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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