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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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

McCourt, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: An unflinching vision of life on the dole in Ireland told with humor and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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Summary: A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Eccentricity defines daily life in Rome, Wisconsin, where the Tin Man from "The wizard of Oz" is murdered, a student brings a severed hand to school for show-and-tell, and a woman runs over her husband with a steam roller pleading "not guilty by reason of menopause." Sheriff Jimmy Brock has seen it all. Indeed, behind the tidy picket fences of this quirky little town lie all the same problems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PIC

Di Prima, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DI PRIMA, DIANE DIP

Greenberg, Mark

Summary: Back in 2007, when Barack Hussein Obama announced his campaign, his election seemed to be a long shot. But he won in a decisive victory, also garnering a record 69.5 million votes, and on January 20, 2009, he became the 44th president of the United States and its first African American chief executive. Now, after two terms, this book explores Obama's journey in pictures, from his remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 OBAMA, BARACK GRE

Summary: After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: The sons of the Phelan family - two farmers, a schoolteacher, and a priest - are torn between nonviolent protest and bloody revolt during the Irish potato famine of the 1840s. Real-life brothers Joe, Mark, Paul, and Stephen McGann star as the Phelans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HAN

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Summary: The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischevious Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEC

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: A clueless aspiring criminal named John 'Rugged' Rudgate spends his days forging rebate coupons and selling speakers out of the back of his van. One day, Rugged runs into an old acquaintance, the dim-witted Jeff, who recently returned home to help his cynical sister run the storage facility that they inherited from their father. When Rugged tries to force his way into the family business,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Live 2007

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAN

Summary: For the first time in years, the entire Whitfield clan comes home to celebrate Christmas and learn through the drama and emotional baggage how to be a family once again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday T

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Summary: Cheaper by the dozen: Tom and Kate Baker have made many sacrifices in their professional lives in order to raise their 12 children. When Tom is offered a job as a Division I college football coach, he moves the entire pack to a suburb in Chicago. This move shakes up the entire family, but when Kate's memoirs get published, she takes off on a book tour. The lack of parental guidance creates...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Cheaper

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Summary: The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The family and friends of prominent Danish patriarch Helge Klingenfeldt gather at his country estate to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Two months prior to this event, Helge's daughter committed suicide. Her twin brother, Christian, makes a birthday toast that brings a barrage of family secrets out into the open.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Obama, Michelle

18 holds on 14 copies

Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBA

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