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Summary: Mr. Smith is not the best idea for looking after a child, yet after stumbling upon a blazing shoot-out, helping to birth a child amidst a hail of gunfire, and seeing the mother die before his eyes, he becomes determined to protect the young innocent at all costs. His adversaries are equally determined, and they will not stop until the newborn is dead. Now, in order to ensure that maniacal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SHO

Summary: For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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4 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PET

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pete's 2016

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD PET

Summary: Season two explodes into action with the brash Cody bad boys in the midst of a high-adrenaline heist. Their haul is a dud, and the frustrated brothers rebel against their all controlling mother, Smurf, as well as each other. An external threat from Smurf's past adds to the chaos, jeopardizing her gift, and ominous responsibility.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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

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...

Format: moving image

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

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Summary: When his mother dies of a heroin overdose, seventeen-year-old Joshua "J" Cody moves in with his estranged relatives in a Southern California beach town. Heading up their petty crime dynasty are J's manipulative grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, whose iron-fisted, velvet-gloved tough love controls her four sons; adopted right-hand man "Baz"; intense, mentally disturbed Pope; tough, hyperactive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HOU

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

Summary: It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BFG

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5 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BFG

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family BFG 2016

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

Summary: Cloud Strife struggles with his past, and decides to live a solitary life, in a peaceful town with orphans. Then one ordinary day, Cloud receives a phone call for a job asking protection from a mysterious man named Kadaj.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FIN

Summary: Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GOO

Summary: Ten year old Haré enjoys a peaceful life until his mother adopts an orphan girl named Guu. Guu turns poor Haré's life inside out when she reveals that she's actually a mind-reading, magic-using monster with a taste for driving Haré insane!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: AN Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME HAR

Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

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

Summary: A story of redemption, vengeance, and self-discovery set against the birth of England, this drama follows young warrior and outsider Uhtred on a fierce mission to reclaim his birthright. The series combines real historical figures and events with fiction, retelling the history of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite the many separate kingdoms into what would become England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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

Summary: All dogs go to heaven: Set in 1939 New Orleans, the story centers on Charles B. Barkin, a roguish German shepherd with the charm of a con man and the heart of a marshmallow. Out for revenge against his double-crossing former partner, a cigar-chomping pit bull known as Carface, Charlie finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan named Anne-Marie. Her astounding ability to talk to animals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ALL

Summary: Beshay, a man cured of leprosy, has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meager possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he set out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago. And that's what young orphan Casey and a sly con man are determined to find.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Ciel Phantomhive is the most powerful boy in all of England, but he bears the scars of unspeakable suffering. Forced to watch as his beloved parents were brutally murdered, Ciel was subsequently abducted and violently tortured. Desperate to end his suffering, the boy traded his own soul for a chance at vengeance, casting his lot with the one person on whom he could depend: Sebastian, a demon...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Yearning for a family, an orphaned, non-migratory bird convinces a small group of migrating birds to allow him to lead them on their journey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2015

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Summary: Coraline Jones finds a magical world that is similar to her own, but when her "other parents" try to get her to stay, Coraline must summon her courage and resourcefulness to find her way home; a boy who can speak with the dead fights ghosts and zombies tosave his town from an ancient curse; an orphan boy who has been raised by a group of trash collectors known as the Boxtrolls, must help his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2015

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

Summary: "Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR INN

Summary: A community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, 'into the light,' where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD BOX

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Blu-ray Family Boxtrolls 2015

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

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

Summary: This is a live-action re-telling of Johanna Spyri's tale of the orphan Heidi who was sent to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. But this Heidi is different as all of the characters are played by real dogs wearing clothing, wigs, hats, etc.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 4Paws Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: At Grace Field House, life couldn't be better for the orphans! Though they have no parents, together with the other kids and a kind 'Mama' who cares for them, they form one big, happy family. No child is ever overlooked, especially since they are all adopted by the age of 12. Their daily lives involve rigorous tests, but afterwards, they are allowed to play outside.There is only one rule they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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