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Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ESS

Makiya, Kanan

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Republic of Fear, a gritty, unflinching, haunting novel about Iraqi failure in the wake of the 2003 American war. Told from the perspective of a Shi'ite militiaman whose participation in the execution of Saddam Hussein changes his life in ways he could not anticipate, the novel examines the birth of sectarian politics out of a legacy of betrayal and victimhood....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAK

Rissman, Rebecca

Summary: In "narrative nonfiction format, this ... book follows a selection of people who experienced the 2011 Japan Tsunami"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.34 RIS

Jarman-Pinto, Bryony

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Contents: Rolling In The Deep (3:48) -- Grenade (3:41) -- Firework (3:44) -- Moves Like Jagger (3:21) -- Super Bass (3:22) -- What's My Name? (3:51) -- Work Out (3:46) -- You And I (4:07) -- Pumped Up Kicks (3:31) -- Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites (3:17) -- Paradise (Radio Edit) (4:38) -- Walk (4:16) -- If I Die Young (3:35) -- The Cave (3:37) -- Holocene (4:19) -- Just A Kiss (3:37) -- Mean (3:57) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NARAS Grammy Nominees / Republic 2012

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Dante Alighieri

Summary: Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise -- the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 851.1 DAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALI

Japan

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: [s.n] 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Best friends Mia and Mel are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they've built from the ground up. Unfortunately, they're in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a big buyout offer from a notorious titan of the cosmetics industry Claire Luna proves too tempting to pass up, putting Mel and Mia's lifelong friendship in jeopardy. The beauty business is about to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A simultaneous mass suicide rocks the globe and sends society into a state of shock. A small group stands up to take credit for the event, claiming they've hijacked the consciousness of every person on the planet. Everything about the terrorists' message sounds too familiar to Tuan. She suspects her old friend Miach might be involved, but how could that be when she'd supposedly killed herself...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Detective Maiku Hama navigates the Yokohama underworld with super cool threads and two-fisted street smarts. But when he comes to the aid of a Taiwanese waiter at a local parlor, the unflappable Hama has no idea what he's in for. Though seemingly a luckless immigrant on the threshold of Yokohama's gutter, Hama's client holds the secret to a ferocious gangland revenge triangle that soon has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOS

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Summary: Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Kaito

Summary: "An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their same-sex best friends have already fallen for them. For some reason, Taichi Ichinose just can't tolerate Futaba Kuze. But at the start of his third year in high school, he finds himself in the same homeroom as her, along with his childhood friend and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2020

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Summary: Brothers Michael and Tommy are at odds with their family, their friends, and their careers. As Tommy pursues his chance to be a rising star in politics, Michael seeks his power in the gritty underworld of crime and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: "Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi ... and Shun ... but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment 2013

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

Cahan, Richard

Summary: The world was in ruin at the end of World War II: from the Blitz in London to the aftermath of the atomic bomb blasts in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A small group of Army soldiers witnessed it all. They photographed Germany's last push, the Battle of the Bulge, and they rode into Germany to witness unimagined destruction. They documented the Burma Road, which opened Mainland China to supplies, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CityFiles Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CAH

Summary: A hobo becomes an overnight celebrity. But, as usual, more fame leads to more power, and more power leads to more corruption. Will he be exposed as the fraud that he is?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FRA

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