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Conley, Chip

Summary: At age 52, after selling the company he founded and ran as CEO for 24 years, rebel boutique hotelier Chip Conley was looking at an open horizon in midlife. Then he received a call from the young founders of Airbnb, asking him to help grow their disruptive start-up into a global hospitality giant. He had the industry experience, but Conley was lacking in the digital fluency of his 20-something...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2018

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Summary: Eragon is an orphaned farm boy whose destiny is sealed forever when a mystic stone chooses him for its keeper. This is no ordinary stone, this is the last surviving egg of the dragon race. Eragon is now the new Dragon Rider, the boy who will be a savior to the repressed peoples of the Kingdom. The Kingdom is ruled by the wicked King Galbatorix and his evil wizard Durza. Eragon, together with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Multiple Emmy Award winner Jean Smart stars as a legendary Las Vegas comedian who is forced to hire an ambitious young writer. These two talented comedic voices from different generations form an unlikely bond in this new comedy from "Broad City" alums Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky and Emmy Award winning executive producer Michael Schur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HAC

Summary: Violet Evergarden works as an Auto Memory Doll writing people's thoughts and feelings into letters. Her latest job is a change from the norm as she becomes a tutor to help the heir to the York family, Isabella, become a proper lady. Even though Isabella feels trapped in her new world and wrestles with grief, Violet's lessons offer a brief respite. But how long does it take to heal?

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME VIO

Higashimura, Akiko

Summary: "High schooler Akiko has big plans to become a popular mangaka before she even graduates, but she needs to get much better at drawing if she ever wants to reach her goal. Looking for an easy fix, she signs up for an art class, thinking all her problems will soon be solved. She's in for a surprise: her new instructor is a sword-wielding taskmaster who doesn't care about manga one bit. But maybe...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 BLA

Summary: A retired Hollywood crew-member becomes an unlikely mentor to an ambitious but troubled teen interested in attending film school.

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Publisher / Publication Date: IFC in Theaters 2008

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Baptist, Kelly J.

Summary: Now in middle school, Isaiah Dunn participates in a mentoring program, but he has a hunch that his mentee--a troublemaking third-grader name Kobe--has a secret and Isaiah is determined to get to the bottom of it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAP

Helveston, Eugene M.

Summary: "The Second Decade" offers a game plan for navigating two of the most important challenges facing today's youth: gaining academic skills through a quality education at school, and acquiring practical skills learned by working at a job. Exposing youth to the benefits of work -- earning money and gaining independence while taking on responsibility and embracing accountability -- adds valuable...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MarLi Bar Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 HEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.125 HEL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Parents Helveston

Summary: This is the story of Danny, a slave who has lived his whole life without any sort of normal human interaction, with the mind and personality of a young child, Danny has only ever learned one lession in life: how to fight. Treated like a dog, including being forced to wear a collar, by his owner/boss, Bart, Danny has been raised to be a lethal fighting machine. Danny fights in illegal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: Henry spends his time working in the brickyard owned by his family and grieving the loss of his wife. When a young boy enters Henry's life, both man and child find what they desperately need in each other.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films 2010

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Last 2010

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

Watson, Renée

Summary: Tired of being singled out at her mostly-white private school as someone who needs support, high school junior Jade would rather participate in the school's amazing Study Abroad program than join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at-risk girls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAT

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WAT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Watson 2017

Tagame, Gengoroh

Summary: "Set in contemporary suburban Japan, Our Colors is the story of Sora Itoda: a sixteen-year-old aspiring painter who experiences his world in synaesthetic hues of blues and reds, and is governed by the emotional turbulence of being a teenager. He wants to live honestly as a young gay man in high school, but that is still not acceptable in Japanese society. His best friend and childhood...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TAG

Tenzin Priyadarshi

Summary: "The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi was born in India to a prominent Hindu Brahmin family. At the age of six he began having visions of a snowy mountainous region in which men with shaved heads, in robes the color of sunset, wandered about. "It was as vividas if I were watching a scene from life," he writes. At the age of ten, he ran away from boarding school to find this place, taking a train to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TENZIN PRIYADARSHI TEN

Summary: From the Publisher: A newly revised edition of the book that helped define the coaching profession, Co-Active Coaching captures the essence of what it takes to design and maintain successful, collaborative, and empowering coaching relationships. The authors describe in detail their flexible and adaptive model-placing the client's agenda at the heart of the coaching partnership, define the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Davies-Black Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.3 WHI

Cushman, Kathryn.

Summary: "A college student with unfulfilled Olympic dreams and a talented but troubled teen runner try to find hope for the future in an unorthodox mentorship"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Pub Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUS

Gunn, Tim.

Summary: "A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award-nominated Project Runway and the reality show Under the Gunn. Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach in providing wisdom, guidance, and support to the scores of design hopefuls on Project Runway. Having begun...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.1 GUN

Smart, Bradford D.

Summary: "In this fully revised and updated edition of his best-selling management classic, Bradford D. Smart describes exactly how leading companies have embraced topgrading, and how you can, too. The author spells out his practical approach to the Topgrading Interview, the proven best practice for assessing talent. His intriguing case studies and shrewd advice are based on solid research - more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 SMA

Tavenner, Diane

Summary: "Diane Tavenner, founder of Summit Public Schools, offers a blueprint for a better way to educate our children, based on the revolutionary lessons, insights, and methodology she and her faculty developed over 15 years at their famously successful charterschools in California and Washington, which she is now introducing to public school systems across the country that Summit is partnering with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.39 TAV

Vanderwarker, Tony.

Summary: "The true story of an author mentored by John Grisham in the art of writing a thriller"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VANDERWARKER, TONY VAN

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. Her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy in Hatsumomo and she is rescued by Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Memoirs 2006

Copeland, Misty

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Summary: "Misty Copeland made history as the first African-American principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre. Her talent, passion, and perseverance enabled her to make strides no one had accomplished before. But as she will tell you, achievement never happens in a void. Behind her, supporting her rise was her mentor, Raven Wilkinson, who had been virtually alone in her quest to breach the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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Koz, S. M.

Summary: Paige, who plans on becoming a pilot, is assigned to mentor Logan, the new student at Wallingford Academy, who is only there as a part of a plea bargain for criminal behavior.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KOZ

Savage, Marjorie.

Summary: Offers guidance to parents on maintaining communication with college-age children, while respecting their need for independence, with advice on when parental intervention is critical and how to handle financial and credit issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fireside/Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 SAV

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