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Mathews, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.53 MAT

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

Summary: Maggie is a young plainswoman raising her two daughters in the desolate wilderness of New Mexico. When daughter Lily is kidnapped by a dark-hooded phantom with shape-shifting powers, Maggie's long-estranged father offers to help find her. Though stunned by his return, Maggie knows she must swallow both hurt and pride if she is ever to see Lily again. Unaware of the frightening events that lurk...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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Davidson, James N.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938 DAV

Summary: A lonely, isolated thirty-something insomniac young professional seeks an escape from his mundane existence with the help of a devious soap salesman. They find release from their reality prison through underground fight clubs, where men can be what the world now denies them. Their boxing matches and harmless pranks soon lead to an out-of-control spiral towards oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Allen, Jeffery Renard

Summary: "In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Summary: Back in the late '80s, Randy 'The Ram' Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, decades past his prime, he barely gets by working small wrestling shows in VFW halls and as a part-time grocery store employee. He faces health problems that may end his wrestling career and is attempting to come to terms with his life outside the ring. He wants to reconcile with the daughter he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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

Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
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Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938 MCI
Call number: DVD 938 MIC

Barber, Terry

Summary: Robert Peary and Matthew Henson opened up the gateway to the North Pole. In 1909, they became the first people to reach the North Pole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HENSON, MATTHEW BAR

Summary: "Takes the viewer on an incredible journey to witness the breathtaking beauty of the Acropolis and the Parthenon - now and as they once were - and the majesty of the remains of Delphi, including the inspiring Temple of Zeus. Featuring: new location footage; stylish period reconstructions; ground-breaking 3D graphics and animation sequences; interpretations and analyses by the world's leading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur International Films 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ANC

Lester, Toby.

Contents: Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 912.73 LES

McDowell, Christina

Summary: After the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of her beloved father, who was one of the guilty players in the schemes of the "Wolf of Wall Street," the author details the harsh realities of a fall from grace as she and her family dealt with addiction, depression, homelessness and loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MCD

McBain, Ed

Summary: Toy designer Lainie Commins sues her boss for patent infringement, claiming he stole her cross-eyed bear. When the man is killed aboard his yacht in Florida, Lainie is accused of murder. Lawyer Mathew Hope takes up her defense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MCB

McDonald, Christina

Summary: "In the small hours of the morning, Abi Knight is startled awake by the phone call no mother ever wants to get: her teenage daughter Olivia has fallen off a bridge. Not only is Olivia brain dead, she's pregnant and must remain on life support to keep her baby alive. And then Abi sees the angry bruises circling Olivia's wrists. When the police unexpectedly rule Olivia's fall an accident, Abi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MCD

Russert, Tim.

Summary: The author offers a memoir of life with his father, a proud World War II veteran, describing growing up in 1950s Buffalo, the influence of his Catholic upbringing, and the importance of hard work, responsibility, and patriotism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax/Hyperion 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 RUS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 RUS

Matthews, Owen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 MAT

Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperone, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Edwards, Roberta

Summary: "Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Logelin, Matthew.

Summary: "Matt Logelin writes a courageous and searingly honest memoir about the first year of his life following the birth of his daughter and the death of his wife"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOGELIN, MATTHEW LOG

Paratore, Coleen

Summary: Willa, a romantic girl who wants a father, tries to find a husband for her mother, Cape Cod's most popular wedding planner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION PAR

Summary: During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CIN RATED PG-13

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

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

Gore, Leonid.

Summary: At his drawing table on a rainy day, a boy imagines all the ways in which different things might grow up, and comes to the conclusion that he will grow up to be just like his dad. On die-cut pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE GOR