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Jacobs, R. J.

Summary: After years of learning how to manage her bipolar disorder, Emily Firestone finally has it under control. Even better, her life is coming together: she's got a great job, her own place, and a boyfriend, Paolo, who adores her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

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Summary: Explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage, and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including the author's tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

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

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Based on the New York best seller, this tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WON

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Wonder 2018

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

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

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

Summary: When a dangerous and powerful magic ring falls into his hands, a hobbit named Frodo gets caught up in an adventure. The mighty wizard Gandalf and a daring band of elves, dwarfs and warriors defend their enchanted land from the wicked sorcerer who would see it destroyed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

Jacobs, Wilbur R.

Contents: Indian-white contact: background. The white man's frontier in American history: the impact upon the land and the Indian -- Unsavory sidelights on Colonial trade -- Wampum and the protocol of treaty-making -- White gift-giving: French skills in managing the Indians -- Indian-white contact: frontier conflicts. -- British Indian-white relations: Edmond Atkin's scheme for imperial control -- A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: A.J. explores the big issues of our time--happiness, dating, morality, marriage--by immersing himself in eye-opening situations. In his role as human guinea pig, Jacobs fearlessly takes on a series of life-altering challenges that provides readers with equal parts insight and humor. (And drives his patient wife, Julie, to the brink of insanity.) Among the many adventures: He outsources his life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 914.54 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Raised in a secular family but interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of mixed fibers; to stone adulterers....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 220 JAC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220 JAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 220 Jac

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: A book of essays on all of A.J.'s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including "My Outsourced Life" and "The Truth About Nakedness."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and seemingly impossible quest to read the Encyclopedia Brittanica from A-Z.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 031 JAC

Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TOLKIEN

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 TOL

Jacobs, A. J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Jacobs, A. J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.1 JAC

Bakshi, Ralph

Summary: Frodo the Hobbit and his friends fight to save Middle-Earth from the Dark Power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Chronicles the efforts of an NPR contributor to read the "Encyclopedia Britannica" from A to Z, sharing the humorous mishaps that occurred as a result of the endeavor, from changed family relationships to his efforts to join Mensa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 031 Jacobs

Jacobs, A. J.

Summary: Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in headfirst and attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 220 JAC

Jacobs, Barry J.

Contents: Prologue -- First days -- Defining commitments -- Utilizing support -- Handling sacrifice -- Weighing hope and acceptance, fantasy and reality -- Fostering awareness and flexibility -- Protecting intimacy -- Sustaining the spirit -- Last days -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 JAC

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grafton 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 TOL

Jacobs, L. R. (Lana Rose)

Summary: Offers a brief overview of the life and career of basketball player LeBron James, discussing his childhood, schooling, years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, career accomplishments, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JAC

Presser, J. (Jacob)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1969

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.2 PRE

Summary: Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2000

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

J Crane A Jacobs J>Brewster

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Miller 1953

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Frodo, the hobbit, makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Lord 2003