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Summary: Five children in Swaziland dive into their imaginations to create an original African tale about a girl on a dangerous quest guided by legendary South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Stampler, Ann Redisch.

Summary: Impressed by a poor Jewish shoemaker's belief that God will ensure everything turns out as it should, a shah in Kabul, Afghanistan, devises a series of hardships to test the man's faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2012

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

Brooks, Felicity.

Summary: A retelling of the quests and adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC] 2006

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

Summary: In the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, thousands of scientific and religious texts-among Africa's oldest literature-have been hidden for centuries. This program examines the rich history and variety of Timbuktu's lost libraries and shows how they have recently garnered the world's attention. Viewers meet local scholars, as well as experts from across Africa and the Western world, who elucidate...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Hirschmann, Kris

Summary: Discusses elves and fairies in history, pop culture, literature, mythology, and folklore, including famous examples Legolas, Tinker Bell, and the Tooth Fairy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2013

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Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

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Hoena, B. A.

Summary: A graphic novel collection of eight myths from cultures around the world about the end of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 202 HOE

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