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Brodkorb, Michael

Summary: "On the evening of April 19, 2013, Samantha and Gianna Rucki disappeared. Two of five children born to David Rucki and Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, the teenage sisters vanished in the midst of their parents divorce. The girls father, David Rucki, worked tirelessly with law enforcement to search day and night for his two missing daughters, following every lead while raising three remaining children at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wise Ink Creative Publishing 2018

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Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Ahmed, Badeeah Hassan

Summary: "Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom. Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of women and girls of Ezidi ethnicity, a much-persecuted minority culture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AHM

Moore, Michael Scott

Summary: "With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between personal narrative and journalistic distance in this page-turning and novelistic account of 977 days held captive by Somali pirates. Moore set off for Somalia in January 2012 after reporting on a historic trial of ten Somali pirates in Germany. He went with an open...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave,, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MOO

Ferrell, Carolyn

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Dear Miss Metropolitan tells the fragmented story of Fern, Gwinnie, and Jesenia, three girls abducted by a monster who calls himself Boss Man and held captive in a decaying house in Queens for a decade. Inspired by real events, the tale is inventively revealed by multiple narrators before, during and after their ordeal. Documents, newspapers, excerpts from books, photographs, interviews, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Gangsei, Jan

Summary: Eight years after being kidnapped, Addie Webster, now sixteen, resurfaces under mysterious circumstances, significantly changed, and her childhood best friend, Darrow Fergusson, is asked by a national security advisor to spy on her to uncover whether she is a threat to her father's Presidency or the nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GAN

Summary: A young Civil War veteran named Jackson wakes up to find his beautiful wife kidnapped by a band of ruthless bandits. With killers around every corner, the lines begin to blur between who the good and the bad are, including Jackson. As a final gunfight looms for our hero and he is asked to risk it all to save the woman he loves, this action-packed western takes twist and turns that will break...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Diablo 2016

Summary: Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2011

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

Johansen, Iris

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life. Then she gained her sight through a revolutionary surgical procedure. Her former disability has left her incredibly observant and insightful--able to detect what other investigators may not. So when a world-famous pop star is kidnapped mid-show, investigator Kendra leads a pulse-pounding race to rescue the young woman from a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2021

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Johansen, Iris

Summary: "Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life. Then she gained her sight through a revolutionary surgical procedure. Her former disability has left her incredibly observant and insightful -- able to detect what other investigators may not. So when a world-famous pop star is kidnapped mid-show, investigator Kendra leads a pulse-pounding race to rescue the young woman from a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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Summary: Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

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

Summary: Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, gets bored and kidnaps Santa after he learns of the wonder of Christmas. Digitally restored and remastered.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NIG

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

Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogota, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 BET

Carter, Ally

Summary: Six years ago Maddie lived in Washington D.C. with her father, a Secret Service agent assigned to the President's family, and her best friend was Logan, the President's son; but after her father was wounded in an attempted kidnapping the two of them moved to a remote cabin in Alaska and Logan never replied to her letters-- but now he has suddenly turned up on her doorstep, and, while she has no...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CAR

Claflin, Stacy

Summary: "He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he'll risk his life to save hers. Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister's disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Emerson, Kevin

Summary: Five years ago Elian was kidnapped. Physicall and emotionally abused, brainwashed, now his captor sends him into the mall-- with a bomb strapped to his chest. Across the mall is Maya, a girl whose crippling anxiety holds her prisoner in its own way. When Maya keeps Eli from detonating the bomb, nothing is the same. They are drawn together by their dark pasts-- and only time will tell if meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018

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Ioka, Waco

Summary: "Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather's ability to see spirits--and his massive debt to them! Now she's been kidnapped and taken to Kakuriyo, the spirit world, to make good on his bill. Her options: marry the head of the inn her grandfather trashed, or get eaten by demons. But Aoi isn't the type to let spirits push her around, and she's determined to redeem her grandfather's IOU on her own ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KAK

Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: "A mysterious evil beast has been capturing townspeople and dragging them into the forest! Can Princess Pulverizer find the fiend and continue her Quest of Kindness?"--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KRU

Peterson, Megan Cooley

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Piper knows that Father is a Prophet. Infallible. The chosen one. She would do anything for Father. That's why she takes care of all her little sisters. That's why she runs end-of-the-world drills. That's why she never asks questions. Because Father knows best. Until the day he doesn't. Until the day the government raids the compound and separates Piper from her siblings,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC PET

Pierce, Tamora.

Summary: The Legend of Beka Cooper gives Tamora Pierce's fans exactly what they want, a smart and savvy heroine making a name for herself on the mean streets of Tortall's Lower City, while offering plenty of appeal for new readers as well.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2011

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

Whitley, Jeremy

Summary: "Tara Smith's parents are super strict with all their rules and routines, and Tara is a dutiful daughter. Rule #1: No friends her own age. Rule #2: keep her bracelet on, or else. But when she breaks her routine--and then loses her bracelet--she's in trouble. Now outed as an extraterrestrial after wielding fire and losing her humanoid form, Tara is captured by the government. She's given two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WHI

Varley, Dax

Summary: When his mother disappears one night, her room awash in blood, and marked by footprints that do not belong to any human or animal, Max is determined to find and rescue her, even if it means killing every demon on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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