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Summary: Kim and Amy have been best friends since high school but haven't seen each other since Amy moved to the West Coast for grad school. They are reunited on a trip to Jay, Kim's boyfriend's lake house, joined by Jay himself, his stepbrother Alex, and Kim's cousin, Lin. When Amy left for the West Coast, she was in love with Jay, even though she thought it'd never work out because she was fat. Now...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA WAI

Summary: Ever since Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, was a little girl, the English have wanted her country and her crown. As a teenager, Mary is sent to France to wed its next king to save herself and her people. Waiting at the French Court is the gorgeous Prince Francis, his illegitimate half-brother Sebastian, a king on the brink of madness, a scheming queen, and the seer Nostradamus with a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD REI RATED PG-13

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 Bagieu

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

Praag, Menna van.

Summary: "A magical debut about an enchanted house that offers refuge to women in their time of need Distraught that her academic career has stalled, Alba is walking through her hometown of Cambridge, England, when she finds herself in front of a house she's never seen before, 11 Hope Street. A beautiful older woman named Peggy greets her and invites her to stay, on the house's usual conditions: she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

Praag, Menna van.

Summary: "Etta Sparks's cozy dress shop, tucked away at the end of a winding Cambridge road, is a magical place - anyone who steps inside the little blue door to glimpse the glorious silks and jewel-hued velvets can see they are someplace special. But only Etta knows the dresses she sells are actually magic - a few stitches from her needle and each gown imbues the wearer with the confidence to achieve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2014

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Praag, Menna van

Summary: Three years ago, the sisters confronted their demon father in that strange other-world called Everwhere. It was a battle that ended in a devastating loss, and the scars they carry seem to have slowly pushed the sisters apart . . . One sister, still raw with grief, is now a near recluse but determined to use her powers to resurrect what she has lost. Another has made the journey to learn more of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VAN

Praag, Menna van

Summary: "As children, Goldie, Liyana, Scarlet, and Bea dreamed of a strange otherworld where the four girls, half-sisters connected by blood and magic, could nurture their elemental powers. But at thirteen, they were ripped from Everwhere and separated. They later searched for one another and yearned to rediscover their supernatural strengths. But to realize their full potential, the blood sisters must...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRA

Van Praagh, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2000

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Van Praagh, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.91 VAN

Pang, Amelia

Summary: "After an Oregon mother finds an SOS letter in a box of Halloween decorations, a story unfolds about the man who wrote it: a Chinese political prisoner, sentenced without trial to work grueling hours at a "reeducation" camp--manufacturing the products sold in our own big-box stores"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.11 PAN

Van Praagh, James.

Summary: The famed medium explains how to develop innate psychic abilities, combining personal accounts of his spirit communications with a practical program for expanding one's intuition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.8 VAN

Van Praagh, James.

Summary: PARAPSYCH Lecturer, nationally known medium, and president of Spiritual Horizons in Los Angeles, Van Praagh conveys a strong message of the probability of life after death. He claims he is able to receive messages from dead loved ones and sees himself as a healer of grieving hearts. Here he tells moving stories of love and loss, and writes of relatives and friends of loved ones contacted who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.91 VAN

Van Praagh, James.

Summary: Shares stories of regret, remorse, and advice as received from spirits during the author's career as a medium, in a guide that counsels readers on being kind to others, letting go of emotional baggage, and self-forgiveness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Belief Spirit Van Praagh

Contents: The flying saucer (parts 1 & 2) (Buchanan & Goodman) -- Western movies (the Olympics) -- Baby talk (Jan & Dean) -- The all-American boy (Bill Parsons) -- The ballad of Davy Crockett (Bill Hayes) -- Seven little girls sitting in the back seat (Paul Evans & the Curls) -- Nee nee na na na na nu nu (Dicky Doo & the Don'ts) -- Got a match? (the Daddy-O's) -- Shaving cream (Benny Bell) -- Hot rod...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Varèse Sarabande 2002

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

Summary: Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KNO

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

Summary: One thousand years after an epic robot battle, sworn enemies Zork and Pinky wake up with no memory of who they are or how they wound up chained together. In search of answers, they begin wandering the barren wasteland, looking for RAM, the creator of all robots. But when they remember their past, will their newfound friendship prove to be stronger than an unbreakable chain?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Grindstone 2015

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

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

Summary: A remarkable portrait of a family and a community, of mothers and daughters, and of one indomitable woman. Earthy, sexy, romantic, filled with laughter and warmth, it's a joyous celebration of simple pleasures and enduring passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TUD

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: A collection of stories, in which each tale centers on a darkly magical carnival, includes contributions by best-selling authors Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, Rob Thurman, and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Elia and Elizabeth

Contents: Mis 32 dientes -- Se oculta el sol muere una flor -- Caminante soy -- Cuando salga la luna -- Cae la lluvia -- Alegría -- Tu sonrisa cariño -- La gran ciudad -- Buscandonos -- En los dias que era demasiado joven -- Hey, hey dimelo.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeida 1970

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1 available in LP Phonograph Record, Call number: VINYL LATIN ELI

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