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Picciolini, Christian

Summary: "At fourteen, Christian Picciolini was recruited by a now notorious skinhead leader and encouraged to fight with the movement to "protect the white race from extinction." Soon, he had become an expert in racist ideology, a neo-Nazi terror who roamed the neighborhood, quick to throw fists. By the time he left the movement years later and was able to see clearly for the first time, Picciolini...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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Buckley, Veronica.

Summary: "She was born on a bitterly cold December night in 1626 and mistakenly declared a boy. On her father's death six years later she inherited the Swedish throne. She was educated as a prince, yet could eat and swear like the roughest soldier. She was painted a lesbian, a prostitute, a hermaphrodite and an atheist. She was learned but restless, progressive yet self-deceiving. Her leadership was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fourth Estate 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHRISTINA, QUEEN BUC

Christman, Jill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 CHR

Paul, Christi.

Summary: The television news anchor recalls how her faith helped her rebuild her life after being in an abusive marriage, and provides advice for others in similar circumstances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAUL, CHRISTI PAU

Summary: Could America's newest singing sensation be found right here in Odyssey? The popular TV show "America Sings!" comes to small-town U.S.A. But do Connie, Harlow and Bart have what it takes to be the last singer standing? Meanwhile, Eugene and Katrina are off to deepest Africa in search of clues about his past. But a raging river stands between them and the truth!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus on the Family 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA FICTION ADV

Lawton, Wendy.

Summary: The daughter of a German and a Jew, Anna's dreams of becoming a famous ballerina are crushed by increasing Nazi persecution, but she is sustained, even while in a Nazi work camp, by her strong Christian faith and the conviction that she will one day be reunited with her mother and sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

Summary: We discover the history of Greenway, which provides a rare insight into the life of Agatha Christie, including an exclusive interview with Christie's only grandson Matthew, and also interviews with Janet Morgan, Agatha's biographer, and the Agatha Christie expert and crime writer Baroness P.D. James. Also featured is stunning footage of Greenway House, Christie's magical manor in Devon where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

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

Jakes, T. D.

Summary: "In his most personal offering yet, Bishop Jakes tells crushing stories from his own journey-the painful experience of learning his young teenage daughter was pregnant, the agony of watching his mother succumb to Alzheimer's, and the shock and helplessness he felt when his son had a heart attack. Bishop Jakes wants to encourage you that God uses difficult, crushing experiences to prepare you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faithwords 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 234 JAK

Thachet, Prathibha

Summary: The book, The Legacy of Southist Syrian Christians: Contributions of Knanaya Community to Kerala in a Historical Perspective, was written to educate the youth and the readers about the Knanaya Catholic community and what great contributions this minority community has made for the socioeconomic advancement of Kerala, a southern state in the Indian subcontinent. The book gives a short historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris Corp 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 280 THA

Summary: This remarkable story from the past is especially timely today. Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800 years in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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David, Ellen

Summary: Four-year-old Caillou learns new lessons about life and the world around him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2008

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

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

Summary: Discharged from the Navy with his duffle bag and service rifle in hand, Elvis sets out for the town of Corpus Christi. He is trying to track down the father he has never met. He soon learns that his father, David, is now the pastor of a thriving Baptist Church and wants nothing to do with Elvis. David orders his family to stay away from the stranger, but Elvis has already befriended the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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

Summary: The story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment manifests itself into her relationships with her adopted children, Christina and Christopher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

Summary: Tells the story of Christina Noble, who leaves the slums of her childhood in Ireland to work for the welfare of the street children of Vietnam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

McDowell, Christina

Summary: After the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of her beloved father, who was one of the guilty players in the schemes of the "Wolf of Wall Street," the author details the harsh realities of a fall from grace as she and her family dealt with addiction, depression, homelessness and loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MCD

Crawford, Christina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: D.I. Fine 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRA

Belz, Mindy

Summary: "Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these 'infidels' You have no place in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stay, leave, or be killed."Sweeping from Syria into Iraq, Islamic State fighters (ISIS) have been brutalizing and annihilating Christians. How? Why? Where did the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.9 BEL

Kittelstrom, Amy

Summary: "Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation's founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far more nuanced and complex than today's debates would suggest and closer to the heart of American intellectual life than is commonly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KIT

Bird, Christiane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.72 BIR

Summary: Agatha Christie's astute Belgian detective is on the case in these four feature-length mysteries from the hit series. Beautifully remastered, these definitive adaptations capture the unrivaled elegance of the Art Deco era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: A police superintendent asks Hercule Poirot to investigate a case where a man may have been convicted for a murder he didn't commit; the headmistress at an all girls' school asks Poirot to solve the murders that have been committed there; the cast and crew of "Poirot" discuss the making of the episodes and bringing the detective to the screen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Tec, Nechama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 TEC

Kaiser, Charles.

Summary: This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle’s military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 KAI

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