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Ross, David-Dorian

Summary: One of the most intimidating aspects of pursuing martial arts is understanding which approach is best for you. Discover an introduction to many styles of martial arts, including kung fu, karate, tae kwon do, judo, jeet kune do, and krav maga. Learn about the physical and mental aspects of martial arts, from the proper form for blocks, kicks, and punches to the necessary self-discipline and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.8 MAR

Covey, Sean

Summary: En el estilo de la clásica serie Los 7 hábitos, Sean Covey nos ofrece una entretenida e informativa guía para navegar la adolescencia. Ser joven es tan maravilloso como desafiante. En Los 7 hábitos de los adolescentes altamente efectivos, Sean Covey aplica los principios imperecederos de la serie Los 7 Hábitos a las difíciles circunstancias y decisiones que enfrentan los jóvenes. De manera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH COV

Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006

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

Merlino, Doug.

Summary: Doug Merlino takes us from the cage to the training gyms to the fighters' living rooms in a character-driven examination of the world's fastest-growing sport: MMA.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4 MER

Bond, Melissa

Summary: "From journalist and poet Melissa Bond, a gripping account of the author's addiction to benzodiazepines (a family of drugs that includes Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Ativan) and the hidden dangers they pose. As Melissa mothers her infant daughter and a special-needs one-year-old son, she suffers from unbearable insomnia, sleeping an hour or less each night. She loses her job as a journalist (a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOND, MELISSA BON

Barn the Spoon.

Summary: "Making is mindfulness made practical, and whittling is a renowned and rewarding craft. Drawing on the traditions of green woodworking, Barn the Spoon has created 20 modern makes, ranging from simple tools including the classic spoon to decorative items such as animals and woodprints. He shares the basic techniques to whittling and shows how these can be developed for different projects, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Leaping Hare Press 2022

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Summary: Simone Bitton, a Jewish woman born in Morocco who identifies with both Arab and Jewish cultures, examines the personal, cultural, and monetary costs of the Israeli West Bank Barrier, a wall being built to separate Israelis and Palestinians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Size Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: A one armed boxer (who happens to be a martial arts expert) is targeted by the blind master of the flying guillotine who wants revenge for the death of two disciples. Includes twelve minutes of film not seen in the original release version.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2002

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

Ricketts, Rachel

Summary: "Thought leader, racial justice educator, and sought-after spiritual activist Rachel Ricketts offers mindful and practical steps for all humans to dismantle white supremacy on a personal and collective level. Includes culturally informed, secular spiritual exercises, such as guided meditations, transformative breathwork, and journaling prompts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8009 RIC

Bergen, Benjamin K

Summary: "Everyone swears. Only the rare individual can avoid ever letting slip an expletive, whether after a few cocktails, a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet at the same time, we all accept all limits on swearing--tacitly, through censorship, and actively, as we hold our tongues around children in the vain effort to shield them. We even punish children for uttering, in passing, the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 400 BER

Wohlleben, Peter

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "When you walk in the woods, do you use all five senses to explore your surroundings? For most of us, the answer is no--but when we do engage all our senses, a walk in the woods can go from pleasant to immersive and restorative. Forest Walking teaches you how to get the most out of your next adventure by becoming a forest detective, decoding nature's signs and awakening to the ancient past and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2022

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Rawl, Paige.

Summary: "A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 RAW

Summary: "A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world. In the literary world, the debate around writing and commerce often begs us to take sides: either writers should be paid for everything they do or writers should just pay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 SCR

Summary: In the early 1600s, the Manchurians have taken over sovereignty of China and established the Ching Dynasty. The new government immediately imposes a martial arts ban, forbidding the practice of martial arts altogether in order to gain control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

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Hicks, Faith Erin

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Summary: Things are looking bright at the Beifong Metalbending Academy! But after all the adventures Toph's had with Aang, Sokka, Zuko, and Katara, the whole thing feels a bit dull. Luckily, Sokka and Suki come to visit and reintroduce some familiar faces from their wandering days. And while out and about to celebrate, Toph discovers something that just might put the sparkle back in her eye...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2021

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Summary: "An enthralling and incisive anthology of personal essays on the persistent impact of the AIDS crisis on queer lives. Every queer person lives with the trauma of AIDS, and this plays out intergenerationally. Usually we hear about two generations - the first, coming of age in the era of gay liberation, and then watching entire circles of friends die of a mysterious illness as the government did...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.19697 BET

Vercher, John

Summary: "Xavier "Scarecrow" Wallace, a mixed-race MMA fighter on the wrong side of thirty, is facing the fight of his life. Xavier is losing his battle with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), or pugilistic dementia-a struggle he can no longer deny. Through the fog of memory loss, migraines, and paranoia, Xavier does his best to keep in shape while he waits for the call that will reinstate him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VER
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Yang, Gene Luen

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Summary: Soon after returning home following the events of The Search, Fire Lord Zuko discovers that a rebel organization calling itself the New Ozai Society has slowly gained traction among the Fire Nation's citizens. Its goal? Assassinate Zuko and restore Ozai to the throne, before the country perishes! Laying evidence to their claim of a nation at risk are the shadowy Kemurikage - figures originating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 AVA

Winkler, Beate

Summary: "Captivating creative minds the world over, the art of Zentangle evokes meditation practices to create seemingly complicated line drawings that are actually easy to learn. In The Great Zentangle Book, certified Zentangle teacher (CZT) Beate Winkler provides simple and clear directions for creating 101 classic tangles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2016

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Summary: Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth, and Fire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Summoned to a mysterious island, three martial arts warriors engage in the ultimate battle of good against evil--the supernatural tournament of Mortal Kombat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Lowery, Jack

Summary: "By the late 1980s, the AIDS pandemic was deeply impacting gay and lesbian communities in America, and disinformation about the disease was running rampant. Out of the activist group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an art collective that called itself Gran Fury was formed, to create graphics and media that campaigned against corporate greed, government inaction, and public...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.19697 LOW

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