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Summary: Follows the high school careers of two young, African-American men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The film features the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ABA

Summary: The extraordinary story of one American family's unique adventure running a cinema in one of the most isolated villages on the planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2006

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

Myron, Vicki.

Summary: Tells the story of Dewey Readmore Books, a kitten abandoned in the Spencer Library return box and nursed back to health by a librarian, who discovers that (like his librarian friends) helping people big and small is what he is meant to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MYR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYR

Summary: Documentary about the war in Iraq, with footage shot by U.S. National Guardsmen who agreed to film their year in Iraq. re.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2007

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Summary: Returns to rural southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie, a troubled young boy from ten years ago. The film began as a way of discovering what forces shaped Stevie's life. Part way through the filming, Stevie is arrested for a serious crime, and tears his family apart. The modest profile turned into a chronicle of Stevie, his broken family, the justice system and the filmmaker himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Straight from the front lines in Iraq, it is the first war movie filmed by the soldiers themselves. Steve is a wisecracking carpenter who aspires to be a writer. Zack is a Lebanese-American university student who loves to travel and is fluent in Arabic. Mike is a father and resolute patriot who rejoined the Army after 9/11. These soldiers captured over 800 hours of footage, providing a glimpse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Colleen, Marcie

Summary: A funny chapter book series filled with full-color illustrations and adorable animals! It's the most wonderful time of the year in the Grumpy Woods--the Great Hibernation! Mayor Quill, Humphrey Hedgehog, and the rest of the animals are looking forward to some much-needed rest, but the Super Happy Party Bears want to add more YAY to the holiday--by delivering homemade presents! When the critters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2017

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Ebert, Roger

Summary: Life and career of film critic Roger Ebert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIF

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Summary: Profiles three "violence interrupters" who work to protect their Chicago communities by intervening in disputes before they become violent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Colleen, Marcie

Summary: "When a few beavers come to town, the Grumpy Woods are even more grumpy than usual. These beavers are chewing down the trees and drying up their river water with a dam. Everyone gets even angrier when the Super Happy Party Bears throw a dance party to celebrate the new dam, but when they dance that dam right down the river, everyone admits the bears aren't so bad after all"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2016

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Colleen, Marcie

Summary: "The Grumpy Woods residents find Wallace Woodpecker's pecking preposterously loud, but the bears think Wallace is beating a nice rhythm--it is great for early-morning dancercise"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: In a small village in the south of England, a handsome working man falls in love with the newly arrived schoolteacher from a wealthy family who happens to be the village beauty. Other richer men want to win her hand as well. Who will win her hand?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Baker, James Addison

Summary: A memoir by the former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff describes his experiences during his thirty-five-year career in politics, discussing the Iran-Contra scandal, the Reagan assassination attempt, and other important events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAK

Baldwin, James

Summary: First published in 1963, James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America's so-called "Negro problem." As remarkable for its masterful prose as for its frank and personal account of the black experience in the United States, it is considered one of the most passionate and influential explorations of 1960s race relations, weaving thematic threads of love, faith, and family into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2019

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 305.8 BAL

Summary: Fantasia: Features a blend of animation set to classical music, and live action scenes of the orchestra. Pieces include: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, The Pastoral Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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James, Bob

Contents: You better not go to college -- Geste Humain -- Sofia -- Follow me -- My old flame -- Another time, another place -- Montezuma -- Genevieve -- Deep in the weeds.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: OKeh 2013

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

Summary: Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: The focus is on two members of Section 20, a secret British anti-terrorist organization, Michael Stonebridge is a British soldier trying to overcome a tragedy and Damien Scott a disgraced U.S. Delta Force operative. Contains episodes 41-50.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Will is the quirky street performer with a free spirit and a heart of pure gold. The object of Will's lifelong affection is Emma, the beautiful young actress whom he has never stopped loving since they were childhood sweethearts. But when they reunite, and Will gets swept up in Emma's complicated past, his innocence and all-consuming passion could cost him everything he's ever wanted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Hamilton, Steve

Summary: When the FBI catch Martin T. Livermore, the key suspect in the abduction and murder of at least five women, in Scottsdale, Arizona, he insists he will only speak to retired police officer Alex McKnight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAM

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAM

Summary: "Follow along as Mike and Sulley try to save Monstropolis and return Boo to her human world!"--Book cover, p. [4].

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Paperback, Call number: JE FIC DIS

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