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Summary: Alana doesn't understand why she is always influenced by anger. But she has always been trying to fight it. Born during a volcanic eruption, which separated her from her parents, Alana was adopted by a rich woman who has been trying to help her live a normal life. As she reaches adulthood, Alana discovers the truth about her origin: she's no ordinary human being. She may in fact be the ultimate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Peace

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Traffic Entertainment Group 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN PEA

Pearla

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PEA

Summary: Selected, annotated and produced by Stephen Wade, the 30 tracks on this release were all recorded during 1933 and 1946. There are recordings from Kentucky, Arkansas, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Kansas, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and New York.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK TRE

Summary: Rudy Baylor (Damon) is a jobless young attorney. However, he is also the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. In this judicial drama, Rudy learns to hate corporate America as he falls in love with a battered young married woman. Will he be up to the task?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2000

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lincoln 2013

Summary: Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth. Some of Earth's residents want to embrace the Martians, while others want to destroy them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Aris, Pepita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5946 ARI

Pearce, Erin

Summary: DJ Lance Rock, four friendly monsters, and one robot become super spies, uncover mysteries, explore DJ Lance Rock's house, and teach preschoolers simple life lessons and encourage exercise through music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2012

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

Pearcey, Nancy.

Summary: Argues that the modern secularism of art has fragmented society and compromised the concepts of liberty and dignity, and makes a case for biblical Christianity as the more holistic and humane cultural alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B & H Pub. Group 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 211.6 PEA

Pearch, Sara.

Contents: Equipment and materials -- Basic techniques -- Decorating -- Firing and glazing -- Pinch pots -- Coil pots -- Slab pots -- Wheel thrown pots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 738 PEARC

Peace, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Haunting and evocative, brutal and surreal, these twelve connected tales evoke the life of the Japanese writer Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927), whose short story "In the Grove" served as an inspiration for Akira Kurosawa's famous film Rashōmon, and whose narrative use of multiple perspectives and different versions of a single event influenced generations of storytellers. Writing out of his own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Pearce, Erin

Summary: The Yo Gabba Gabba characters teach the importance of family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2009

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

Pearce, Erin

Summary: DJ Lance Rock, four friendly monsters, and one robot teach preschoolers simple life lessons and encourage exercise through music as they celebrate Brobee's birthday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearce, Fred.

Summary: It was with the Colorado River that engineers first learned to control great rivers. But now the Colorado"s reservoirs are two-thirds empty. Great rivers like the Indus and the Nile, the Rio Grande and the Yellow River are running on empty. And economists say that by 2025, water scarcity will cut global food production by more than the current U.S. grain harvest. Veteran science correspondent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.91 PEA

Pearce, Jackson

Summary: When Ellie, who loves to invent and build things, decides to build a doghouse as a gift, she needs to get past the boys-against-the-girls neighborhood feud and ask for help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PEA

DeVita, Vincent T.

Summary: "The true story of the war on cancer from one of its generals In The Death of Cancer, Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr.--former director of the National Cancer Institute, former physician-in-chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering, director of the Yale Cancer Center, former president of the American Cancer Society, and developer of the first successful chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.994 DEV

Pearce, Erin

Summary: DJ Lance Rock, four friendly monsters, and one robot teach preschoolers simple life lessons and encourage exercise through music as they learn about running a circus and having fun with their friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearce, Erin

Summary: DJ Lance Rock, four friendly monsters, and one robot teach preschoolers simple life lessons and encourage exercise through music. Contains four episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

Pearce, Fred

Summary: In an era of climate change and widespread ecological damage, it is absolutely crucial that we find ways to help nature regenerate. Embracing the new ecology, Pearce shows us, is our best chance. To be an environmentalist in the twenty-first century means celebrating nature's wildness and capacity for change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577 PEA

Pearce, Guy

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: After World War II, a former Dutch resistance fighter tries to save the life of a renowned artist and art dealer accused of conspiring with the Nazis because he is convinced of his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Pearse, Emma.

Summary: This is the story of a dog's journey back to her family. Sophie Tucker, a three-year-old Australian blue heeler, goes overboard into the predator infested waters of the Great Barrier Reef, and Sophie's heartbroken family has given her up for lost; little do they know that Sophie swam six miles to an isolated nature preserve called St. Bees, where she survived unassisted for five months by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 PEA

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