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Hedges, Peter.

Summary: Tim Welch is a popular history teacher at the Montague Academy, an exclusive private school in Brooklyn Heights, New York. Kate is not ordinary, but she aspires to be. She stays at home with their two young sons in a modest apartment, trying desperately to become the parent she never had. Tim and Kate are seemingly the last middle-class family in the Heights, happily getting by, until one day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton.Penguin Group (USA) 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HED

Hedges, Peter.

Summary: Tim Welch is a popular history teacher at the Montague Academy, an exclusive private school in Brooklyn Heights. As he says, "I was an odd-looking, gawky kid but I like to think my rocky start forced me to develop empathy, kindness, and a tendency to be enthusiastic. All of this, I'm now convinced, helped in my quest to be worthy of Kate Oliver." Now, Kate is not inherently ordinary. But she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group (USA), Inc. 2010

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Hedges, Peter.

Summary: Gilbert Grape, a resident of provincial Endora, Iowa, endures the eccentricities of his family and neighbors--including his mother, who is eating herself to death; his Elvis-fanatic sister; his retarded brother; and his married lover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poseidon Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HED

Summary: Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He has three daughters and is a widower. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DAN

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

Summary: When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2012

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

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

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

Summary: Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place for a Thanksgiving feast. While she frantically tries to complete the meal, the family drives in from Pennsylvania sharing less-than-pleasant opinions about April's lifestyle. Her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pieces 2003

Summary: Gilbert Grape is devoted to his family but feeling unhappy about the hopelessness of his life when a young woman breezes into town and changes everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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

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

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Summary: Ben Burns, a drug-addicted teenager, shows up unexpectedly to visit his family on Christmas Eve. His wary mother welcomes him, but after finding out he's still in danger, she must to do everything she can to help her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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

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

Summary: Nun Colleen has avoided all contact with her family until her mother emails her that her brother has returned home. She returns home to Asheville, North Carolina and finds her goth-inspired bedroom just as she hed left it. Despite her parents being happy to see her, unease and awkwardness abound. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq War. During...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2012

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

Summary: Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place for a Thanksgiving feast. While she frantically tries to complete the meal, the family drives in from Pennsylvania sharing less-than-pleasant opinions about April's lifestyle. Her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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Heger, Mike.

Summary: Offers advice on selecting and caring for over 1,700 varieties of perennials that thrive in colder climates, including dividing, transplanting, cutting, drying, and companion planting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 635.9 HEG

Heder, Thyra

Summary: Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happens when he disappears on the eve of her seventh birthday to find her a special present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HED

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HED

Heder, Thyra

Summary: Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HED

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HED

Heder, Thyra

Summary: There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at the market or the bus stop, with your fingers or your face. You can dance because you're happy or even because you're sad. But what's the best way to dance? Exactly how you want to! There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HED

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HED