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Summary: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Akeelah 2006

Summary: "Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Pistachio Disguisey is a mild-mannered waiter whose life is about to change. A criminal mastermind kidnaps his parents and is forcing his father to steal priceless treasures from around the world. His grandfather informs him he is descended from a long line of disguise artists and now it's up to Pistachio to save the day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

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