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Contents: Rumble in the jungle/Fugees featuring A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes & Forte -- Drew "Bundini" Brown -- Ain't no sunshine/You/Bill Withers -- Sweet sixteen/B.B. King -- African girls chant -- When I get to Africa/Ali -- The payback/James Brown -- Mobutu chant-- I'll be around /Spinners -- Put it where you want it/Jazz Crusaders -- Wait till I kick Foreman's behind/Ali -- I got some help I...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercury 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC WHE

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chen, Jiang Hong

Summary: Master artist Han Gan's painted horse comes alive to help save ancient China from attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 CHE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC HON

Chen, Jiang Hong

Summary: When a tigress whose cubs were killed by hunters ravages villages, the king gathers his army but Lao Lao, a seer, advises him to send his son, Wen, to the tiger, instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New York Review Children's Collection 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHEN

Cheney, Dina.

Summary: You've been using your microwave to make mug cakes-- but a person can't live on cake alone! Cheney shows you how to throw a handful of ingredients into a mug, and create a satisfying meal in about five minutes. The perfect solution for busy people with crazy schedules!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 CHE

Pappas, Dina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Martingale 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.46 PAP

Anastasio, Dina

Summary: Introduces facts about the Super Bowl, including the history of the game, famous players throughout its history, and the spectacle of the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.33 Anastasio 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.332 ANA

Anastasio, Dina

Summary: "Who HQ rolls out the red carpet for Where Is Hollywood?--the film capital of the world. Developed in the 1880s by Midwesterners looking for a sunny winter getaway, Hollywood was a small housing development outside still-small Los Angeles. But everythingchanged in the early 1900s when filmmakers from New York flocked to the area, where they could make movies without having to pay Thomas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 384.8 ANA

Anastasio, Dina

Summary: "Readers will learn about the Eiffel Tower, the beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Set up for the World's Fair in 1889, the Eiffel Tower greets millions of visitors each year who climb up its wrought-iron stairs, ride its glass elevators, and enjoy the wonderful views of the city spread out below it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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Rudick, Dina

Summary: A sustainable source of ideas to help your children learn the ins and outs of animal husbandry, Barnyard Kids encourages children to get outside, enjoy nature, and reap the benefits of their hard work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2015

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Anastasio, Dina

Summary: "Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi! The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories about the people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 ANA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

Anastasio, Dina

Summary: Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET IRWIN

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Dina, Karin.

Summary: Rick and Karin Dina are both healthcare practitioners and long-time followers of a raw food diet. They have provided scientific information on how to construct nutritious raw diets through their Science of Raw Food Nutrition classes to hundreds of students. This book is a compendium of the latest information from peer-reviewed research and their own clinical experience on why raw diets are so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Healthy Living Publications 2015

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Nayeri, Dina

Summary: In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri--an author whose "exploration of the exile's predicament is tender and urgent" (The New Yorker)--examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood escape from Iran, and through the stories of other refugees and asylum seekers. What is it like to be a refugee? It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.87 NAY

An, Jiang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bess Press 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J CHINESE 495.1 AN

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Jeffrey is the killer hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is a relentless cop whose mission is to stop Jeffrey at all cost. The two enemies form a strange bond that blurs the line between good and evil. When Jeffrey is double-crossed by the mob in a shootout, Lee picks up his trail in a church while Jeffrey's mistress is caught in a crossfire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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