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Solomon, Rivers

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society -- and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the [...] song "The Deep" from Daveed Diggs's rap group clipping. Yetu holds the memories for her people -- water-dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2019

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC SOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SOL

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: "Thirty diverse and award-winning authors and illustrators capture frank discussions about racism, identity, and self-esteem"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TAL

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Watson, Willie

Contents: Midnight special (4:39) -- Long John Dean (2:55) -- Stewball (3:47) -- Mother Earth (3:36) -- Mexican cowboy (3:54) -- James Alley blues (4:06) -- Rock salt and nails (3:47) -- Bring it with you when you come (2:47) -- Kitty puss (3:16) -- Keep it clean (3:35).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK WAT

Hudson, Wade (EDT)/ Hudson, Cheryl Willis (EDT)/ Bryan, Ashley (FRW)/ Various (NRT)

Summary: A collection of essays, letters, poems, songs, and stories celebrates standing up against prejudice and racism, and includes entries by such authors as Kwame Alexander, Kat Williams-Garcia, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jason Reynolds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 808.8 WE

Hudson, Cheryl Willis

Summary: Profiles notable African American women in various fields from Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, and Ida B. Wells to Condoleeza Rice, Beyoncé, and the founders of Black Lives Matter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 HUD

Hudson, Cheryl Willis.

Summary: Put on your hard hat and step inside the construction zone: you're invited on a virtual tour of a building in progress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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Contents: Charmaine (Frank Brunson) -- Mattie Bee (Emmett Hobson) -- Right now (Zilla Mays) -- Big foot mammy (Paul Williams) -- Hoodoo (Roy Gaines) -- Should, holler and scream (George Benson) -- Blackboard rock (Beverly Wright) -- Bye bye baby (Clayton Love) -- Champ ale (Sonny Brooks) -- The last laugh will be on you (Johnny Bird Orchestra, with Mr. Blue) -- Run a' long (Lil McKenzie) -- I'm trapped...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: 1950, rural Alabama. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint and away from the rival club across the way. He lays off his regular talent and hires the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a one night only gig. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2008

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

O'Hanlon, William Hudson.

Summary: Offers advice on changing one's life, shares ways to solve problems, and shows how to break out of unproductive routines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 OHA

Contents: Gibble gobble (Willie Wright & his Sparklers) -- Broadway (Hank Ballard) -- What makes you so cold (Lulu Reed) -- My nerves (Little Willie John) -- I don't know about you (Lloyd Nolan) -- The slummer the slum (the "5" Royales) -- Where you at Jack (Little Mummy) -- That's it man (the Valentines) -- Mind your own business (Eugene Church) -- Regardless (Charles Brown) -- Here it 'tis right here...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vampi Soul 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES R&B

Summary: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE EVE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Cheaper 2004

Summary: The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego, plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack and Ivy. Based on the award-winning line of educational computer games, the energizing series is rich in both excitement and education as Carmen Sandiego attempts to steal the most valuable objects in the world. It's up to the detectives and the audience to figure out where in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cookie Jar 2012

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

Summary: Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. After only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down to a dead stop. Devastated and desperate to get her back, Dustin turns to his best friend, Tank, the rebound specialists. A master at seducing and offending women, Tank gets hired by freshly dumped guys to take their ex-girlfriends out...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists. Featuring poems, letters, personal essays, art, and other works from such industry leaders as Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming), Jason Reynolds (All American Boys), Kwame Alexander...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.8 WE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J303.3 HUD

Dutton, Fred W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DUT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 917.70 DUT

Summary: Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Summary: In Frogtown Hollow live Emmet and Ma Otter, a family with little money but lots of love. With Christmas coming, they want very much to buy each other a store-bought gift, but are barely scraping by doing odd jobs. When a local talent contest offers a special prize. Emmet must make a sacrifice to join his jug band for the competition. Will the jug band prevail or will fierce competition from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hit Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY EMM
2 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: DVD JUV EMM

Summary: Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful...

Format: moving image

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

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE XMEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD XME

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Restoration : Robert Merivel is a young man who seems to have everything ... until an affair leads to scandal, suddenly leaving him heartbroken and penniless.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Watson, William Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Evangelical Press 1942

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 280.4 Watson Vol. 1 1838-1940

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