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Summary: Still stationed on their naval base on the tiny island of Taratupa during World War II, Lt. Cdr. Quinton McHale, Ensign Parker and the rest of the scheming crew of PT-73 are back with more adventures from the Pacific. The Skipper and his swabbies are on a permanent quest for wine, women and profit in between war maneuvers. Battles with the Japanese could never measure up to the ongoing conflict...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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Summary: Veteran seaman Quinton McHale is commissioned into the Navy Reserve at the start of WWII. He becomes Skipper of Torpedo Patrol (PT) Boat #73, stationed on the island of Taratupa in the Pacific. Assigned to his command are six free-spirited, good-hearted swabbies who love to have fun. McHale and his men are constant irritants to their base commander, Captain Wallace B. Binghamton. Binghamton is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series McHale's 2007

Summary: Follow marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin as she explores 3,000 feet beneath the ocean, near the Galapagos islands, to collect rare and unusual species for study.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Leroy, Margaret.

Summary: While her husband is away in the army, Vivienne de la Mare, living in a farmhouse on World War II-occupied Guernsey in the Channel Island with her two daughters and mother-in-law, falls in love with a German officer and must make a difficult decision that could tear her family apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion/Voice 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LER

Summary: In an effort to win control of the Marshall Islands gateway to the Japanese empire, U.S. aircraft bombarded Japanese ships in the lagoon at Kwajalein for weeks. Later, this lagoon became the graveyard for WWII era airplanes and shipwrecks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janson Media 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.424 SIL

Summary: "Close encounters of the oceanic kind."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV 551.46 Into 2002

Bareuther, Carol.

Summary: "Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of the Virgin Islands, including shopping on St. Thomas, hiking on St. John, and bar-hopping on Jost Van Dyke. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 VIR

Kessler, Liz

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A class trip to a beautiful island is overshadowed by a local myth about a mysterious ship that may have ties to the lost city of Atlantis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Kessler 2015

Stewart, Paul D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.866 STE

Yanique, Tiphanie.

Summary: " A major debut from an award-winning writer-an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of the Virgin Islands. In the early 1900s an important ship sinks into the Caribbean Sea, just as the Virgin Islands are transferred from Danish to American rule. Orphaned by the sunk vessel are two sisters and their half-brother, now faced with an uncertain identity and future. Each of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAN

Summary: The life stories of the five Marines and one Naval officer that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2007

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FLA RATED R

Brewer, Stephen

Summary: The recent economic crisis in Greece has, paradoxically enough, created better conditions for tourism. The Greeks are painfully aware that tourism is their best-functioning remaining industry. They value the visitor as never before, treat them with a warmth and courtesy that exceeds what you’ll find in other parts of Europe. And more people are therefore coming here in unprecedented numbers. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frommer Media LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.8 ATH

Earle, Sylvia A.

Summary: A brief introduction to coral reefs, including where they are found, how they grow, what lives in them, their importance, and efforts being made to protect and restore them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.42 EAR

Summary: Documents the conservation scientist author's diving exploration of the Phoenix Islands in an effort to establish an act to preserve the region's healthy and abundant sea life that also addresses the needs of Kiribati's fishing industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.9736 UND

Corne, Lucy

Summary: A guide to visiting the Canary Islands, providing background on the history and culture of the islands, describing the attractions of various cities and regions, featuring rated reviews of restaurants and accommodations, and including a directory of helpful information, and notes on transportation, health, and language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916 CAN

Hennessy, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Ann)

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Summary: The Galápagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. This book tells the story of the islands' namesakes--the giant tortoises--as coveted food sources, objects of natural history, and famous icons of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2019

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McAlpine, Ken

Contents: Santa Rosa Island -- Crosses in the sand -- Anacapa Island -- A sequoia in the desert -- San Miguel Island -- Almost famous -- Santa Barbara Island -- Lunch in Beverly Hills -- Santa Cruz Island -- The world to come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trumpeter 2009

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

Quigley, Kathleen.

Summary: The Summer Cottage captures the charm of island living and waterfront houses, featuring the cottages and summer estates of the Thousand Island region, an archipelago of nearly two thousand islands in the St. Lawrence River between the U.S. and Canadian borders of New York and Ontario. Stunning beauty and quiet majesty mark the landscape encompassing this mighty river and its forested islands,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.72 QUI

Summary: Within the dark recesses of Horai Island, a group of half-demons lives under the demonic rule of the Four War Gods. Escaping with barely a shred of hope, Ai, the youngest of the half-demons, returns to the island to face them with InuYasha's help. Fourth feature film based on the characters in the manga and television series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Video 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME INU

Contents: Panpipe ensemble, 'au tahana. Music to raise the house ; Swine shrieks ; Love song piece and ho'osia ritual ; Parrot piece ; Mound bird -- Panpipe ensemble, 'au ripi. Introduction piece ; Haridata's grief ; Popora's weeping ; the frogs of Darana ; Closing piece -- Panpipe ensemble, 'au taka'iori. Rihe piece ; Kinkina bird piece ; Infant's cry -- Panpipe ensemble, 'au keto. Stop and go ; Moaning...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Multicultural Media 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC SOL

Summary: Told from the perspectives of eight different Pacific Island cultures, directed by eight different female Pacific filmmakers, and starring eight different indigenous actresses as the title character, this portmanteau film about female empowerment tells the story of one fictitious woman's life in eight separate vignettes, each segment advancing a decade or so forward, deploying a single...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Krebs, Laurie.

Summary: Rhyming text presents facts about the Galapagos Islands and introduces the wildlife, such as giant tortoises, black iguanas, and brightly-colored lava crabs, who live there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KRE

Summary: One of the little-known stories of WWII is the fate of the Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. Tells the story through the eyes of three island families and the German soldiers with whom their lives become interwined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: Standing almost alone in the great Southern Ocean, South Georgia Island plays host to some of the largest concentrations of animals anywhere on Earth during the spring and summer months.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV 919.7 Survival 2002