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Summary: Television series about kids in trouble with the law who become undercover detectives. The trio consists of rich, long-haired Pete Cochran, Lincoln "Linc" Hayes from Watts, and the beautiful flower child Julie Barnes. They're recruited by police captain Adam Greer for a covert unit that will help bridge the generation gap. These three young cops with love beads wrestle with criminals and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Television series about kids in trouble with the law who become undercover detectives. The trio consists of rich, long-haired Pete Cochran, Lincoln "Linc" Hayes from Watts, and the beautiful flower child Julie Barnes. They're recruited by police captain Adam Greer for a covert unit that will help bridge the generation gap. These three young cops with love beads wrestle with criminals and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In the exhilarating, heart-rending final season, club favorites reunite and a new group of young performers takes center stage. Following her disastrously short sitcom career, Rachel returns to McKinley High to find Principal Sue Sylvester trampling the arts, including the glee club. Without missing a beat, Rachel and a newly single Kurt set out to revitalize New Directions, hoping for a shot...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveling this tragedy from point of impact, the film reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to the shocking crime as well as the aftermath"--Movie Web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shapeshifter 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VAL

Robb, Daniel.

Summary: Offering profound insight into the lives of violent teens, this beautifully written memoir recounts the author's year and a half spent living with and teaching troubled adolescents on a remote island off the Massachusetts coast. Off the coast of Cape Cod lies a small windswept island called Penikese. Alone on the island is a school for juvenile delinquents, the Penikese Island School, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.748 ROB

Summary: Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Passion River] 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIC
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RIC

Summary: A retired Hollywood crew-member becomes an unlikely mentor to an ambitious but troubled teen interested in attending film school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC in Theaters 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAN

Summary: Grace is a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers. Passionate and tough, Grace is a formidable caretaker, and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason. But Grace's own difficult past, and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself, throws her into unforeseen confusion, made sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Short 2014

Evenson, Brian

Summary: When Rudd, a troubled teenager, embarks on a school research project, he runs across the secret Mormon ritual of blood sacrifice, and its role in a 1902 murder committed by the grandson of Brigham Young. Along with his newly discovered half-brother, Rudd becomes swept up in the psychological and atavistic effects of this violent, antique ritual.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

Summary: Collects five cinema-verité-style documentaries by Canadian director Allan King that provide intimate portraits of troubled youth, a married couple, terminally ill patients, and nursing home residents with dementia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ACT

Etler, Cyndy

Summary: When the author is sent to Straight, Inc., a "tough love" program for troubled teens, she is psychologically beaten for months and forced to return to high school with a battered psyche.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ETL

Summary: Based on John Steinbeck's novel and directed by award-winning director Elia Kazan. The emotionally charged film tells the story of lonely youth Cal, who vies for the affection of his hardened father and favored brother, Aron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Blu-ray East 2013

Summary: Season four of the exhilarating Emmy-winning series finds Rachel and Kurt in New York City, Finn with a surprising new career, Will and Emma at a crossroads and Sue confronting a shocking situation! Meanwhile, tension mounts as the kids in New Directions head for Regionals, facing new challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows the adventures of two young men and a young woman in the 1960's who are undercover police officers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Olivares, José M. de

Contents: Troubled and troublesome teenagers -- Crossing the line -- The lure of the street -- What you can do -- Establishing a nonthreatening relationship -- Imposing consequences -- Redirecting talents and abilities -- Drugs, gangs and violence -- Making choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.74 OLI

Summary: "Pete Cochran, "Linc" Hayes, and Julie Barnes are young people who were on the wrong side of the law. Taken in by Captain Adam Greer, they're assigned to a special task force working undercover for the police. Now these counterculture cops can infiltrate places that only kids know about."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meeder, Kim.

Summary: Kim Meeder shares the true stories of emotionally and physically crippled children who have rediscovered happiness through the horses on her ranch in Central Oregon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 MEE

Zieger, Gay Pitman.

Summary: "It was a time marked both by social change and by new thinking about the welfare of children, especially the neglected, delinquent, or abused. Here Gay Zieger tells the story of the remarkable humanitarians and reformers in the Detroit area who offered such children shelter, food, and comfort. Their efforts ultimately evolved into one of the most dramatic illustrations of a "junior republic"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.732 ZIE

Summary: Filthy clothes, needle marks, panhandling.is this an accurate picture of teenage homelessness? Going behind common stereotypes, this video tells human stories about human beings-most of them young people who know homelessness firsthand. Amber and Tieshi describe the harsh reality of life on the street, clearly demonstrating the same needs, fears, and hopes that all teens have. Andy explains...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Kim, Anne

Summary: "For the majority of young adults today, the transition to independence is a time of excitement and possibility. But 4.5 million young people or a stunning 11.5 percent of youth aged sixteen to twenty-four experience entry into adulthood as abrupt abandonment, a time of disconnection from school, work, and family. For this growing population of Americans, which includes kids aging out of foster...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 KIM

Summary: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A high school teacher with a drug habit finds a friendship in an unlikely source - one of his troubled students. Will their relationship help them or harm them?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When a family emergency forces a troubled teen to do the wrong thing for the right reason, a community discovers the meaning of forgiveness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Shimon Schocken is a computer science professor and dedicated educator who spends much of his free time on a mountain bike. To share the life lessons he learned while riding, he began an intensive outdoor program aimed at improving the lives of Israel's juvenile inmates. In this TEDTalk, Schocken describes being moved by both the extreme difficulties and profound successes of those he has...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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