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Summary: "Filmed entirely inside the narrow confines of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal that transports villagers to an ancient mountaintop temple, [Manakamana] is an acute ethnographic investigation into culture, religion, technology and modernity ... For centuries, devoted pilgrims hoping to reach the fabled temple needed to undertake an arduous multi-day journey. Today, because of a new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2014

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

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

Summary: Catch an unforgettable glimpse into America's storied past as you ride the rails on these rolling museums of steam and steel. Focus on the history and mechanics of the engines themselves and a bit of local history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.09 GRE

Bonds, Russell S.

Summary: In April 1862, 20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line. In the aftermath half the team was executed; the half that escaped received the newly established Medal of Honor. -- publishers description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westholme Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 BON

Bone, Emily.

Summary: Presents information about trains and railroads, including the history of railroads, different types of trains, and famous trains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 385 BON
1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BON

Summary: From Denver to D.C., this DVD collection explores the heart of America's scenic beauty and legendary trains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Solomon, Brian

Summary: "Illustrated history of the North American Railroad industry's mergers and acquisitions illustrated with historical photography and 50 specially commissioned maps and line diagrams charting that evolution"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385 SOL

Summary: Chronicles the history of locomotive development, including photographs of over four hundred types of trains and seven of the world's most memorable railroad journeys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 385.09 TRAIN SMI

Jennison, Christopher

Summary: Vintage magazine covers from Railroad, The New Yorker, and The Saturday Evening Post and original Lionel Train advertisements dating from the 1950s are only a few of the nostalgia-filled images, many never before published, that illustrate this Yuletide anthology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 2004

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Summary: "A railroad adventure for the entire family!"

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TM Books & Video 2005

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

Summary: Catch an unforgettable glimpse into America's storied past as you ride the rails on these rolling museums of steam and steel. Focus on the history and mechanics of the engines themselves and a bit of local history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.09 GRE

Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HILLARY, EDMUND BAR

Engle, Margarita

Summary: During a Hindu festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, brothers Alu and Bhalu search for a dog they can honor with food and gratitude. Includes glossary of Nepali words and suggested activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Blanc, Katherine.

Summary: Chronicles Jordan Romero's quest to become the youngest person to climb the world's seven tallest mountains, including Mount Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balboa Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 954.96 Blanc 2010

Kamler, Kenneth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.52 KAM

Summary: Your little engineer will love riding along with Geo, a charming little animated train, as he takes kids on a trip through his day. Through a combination of animation and live action footage, they'll learn where trains go, what they carry, what makes them move--they'll even meet the people who work on them. It's going to be a busy day, so climb aboard!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fisher-Price, GeoTrax 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Grant, H. Roger

Summary: Looks at the impact and importance of railroads and railroad travel on cities and towns throughout the United States, from 1830 through 1930.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.0973 GRA

Warrick, Robert I.

Summary: "The Ann Arbor Railroad was as much a steamship line as a railroad. This text rich volume follows Michigan's most distinctive railroad from beginning to end with stunning photographs that will surprise readers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morning Sun Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385 WAR

Wegman, Mark

Summary: Over the course of 15 years, author Mark Wegman researched original railroad company drawings, records, and even paint chips to render 180 color profiles, front view, top views, and interior layouts representing the steam, diesel, and electric locomotives and the passenger cars of more than 40 of the most celebrated golden-age "name" trains across the nation. Wegman's drawings are accompanied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crestline, an imprint of Book Sales, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2014

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 385 WEG

Simpson, Cam

Summary: A heart-rending narrative that moves from the Himalayas to the Middle East to Houston and culminates in an epic court battle, this is a story of death and life - of the war in Iraq, the killings of the twelve Nepalese, a journalist determined to uncover the truth, and a trio of human rights lawyers dedicated to finding justice. At its heart is one unforgettable young woman, Kamala Magar, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAGAR, KAMALA SIM

Coburn, Broughton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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Dickmann, Nancy.

Summary: Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world; describes the first expedition to the top of the mountain completed by Edmund HIllary and Tenzing Norgay; and explains why climbing the mountain is so difficult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2013

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Schafer, Mike.

Summary: "This illustrated history examines the evolution of the mighty "Pennsy" from a disparate group of early horse-car lines into a twentieth-century transportation giant sprawling across 10,000 route miles in 13 of the nation's most populous states."--Dust jacket. "This hardcover edition of the original soft cover volume consists of all new photography from numerous collections. ... We introduce...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385 SCH

Summary: In this action-packed collection, featuring new character montages, the complete 'Snow Rescue' Special and more, the trainees work together for big winter fun and adventure! Its winter time in Chuggington and the Chuggers make special preparations for the magical Winter Parade, outfitting themselves in glowing colored lights for a special nighttime processional through town. A freezing fog...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2014

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

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