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Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This is an unashamedly opinionated film. In Gore Vidal's America, the political coup has already happened. The right have triumphed and the human values of the liberals have been consigned to history. But how did this happen and who organized it? In this film Gore Vidal's acerbic, opinionated and informed approach rips away at the facade of the new America. The film dramatizes Gore's political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bullfrog Films 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Peña, Nelson

Summary: Kobe Bryant's basketball career reads like a road map for the pursuit of greatness. He is talented, yet, but his relentless work ethic, his tireless pursuit of knowledge, his unflappable confidence and his turbo-charged ambition drove him to become an icon with a lasting legacy. Peña provides a biographical book at Kobe's upbringing and his celebrated career with the Los Angeles Lakers. With...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Point Books, published and distributed by St. Martin's Publishing Group 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRYANT, KOBE PEN

Lazenby, Roland

Summary: "Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan on the court. The debate about whether he achieved that is a furious one--but Kobe has surpassed Jordan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRYANT, KOBE LAZ

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: What goes into making a legend? In the world of sports, few names are as synonymous with the game that they played as Kobe Bryant and basketball. Simply put, he was one of the greatest of all time, and his life and his legacy will be celebrated for lifetimes to come. This new documentary examines basketball champion Kobe Bryant and the life of a legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighters for his country. An African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi, Jesse became the Navy's first black carrier pilot, defending a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 MAK

Bryant, Kobe

Summary: In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant shares his vast knowledge and understanding of the game. Citing an obligation to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students of the game how to play it "the right way," The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the mind of one of the most analytical and creative basketball players ever. Bryant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 BRY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 BRY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BRYANT BRY

Feek, Rory Lee

Summary: Singer Joey Martin and her songwriter husband Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music and a baby daughter when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. Rory blogged about the final months of Joey's life. In this memoir, Rory takes us for the first time into his own challenging life story and what it was like growing up in rural America with little money...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FEEK, RORY FEE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FEEK FEE

Holman, Sheri.

Summary: In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Kids will strategize and play their way through science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges designed to change the way they think. Train your attention, memory, accuracy, and logic skills; Learn basic programming skills; Discover interesting facts about space; Practice Common Core math."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Summary: "Kids will strategize and play their way through science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges designed to change the way they think. Train your attention, memory, accuracy, and logic skills; Learn basic programming skills; Discover interesting facts about space; Practice Common Core math."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Summary: Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was a leftist novelist and polemicist. Armed with deep-seated distrust and enmity, Vidal and Buckley believed each...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pirog, Carol

Summary: "Use this simple guide to help your child survive Common Core Math with self-esteem and your relationship intact. A quick read that will enable you to immediately begin helping your child become successful while giving background information on Common Core problems and your goals for your child."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Book Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 372.7 PIR

Lawrence, Jack

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1940

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

DeMille, Nelson.

Summary: Anti-terrorist task force agent John Corey and his FBI agent wife, Kate Mayfield, search for the mastermind behind the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEM

Ruiz, Gabriel.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Promotora Hispano Americana de Musica 1943

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Lacalle, Joseph M.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: E.B. Marks Music Corp. 1940

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Whittle, Richard.

Summary: "The creation of the first weapon in history that can stalk and kill an enemy on the other side of the globe was far more than clever engineering. As Richard Whittle shows in Predator, it was the most profound development in military and aerospace technology since the intercontinental ballistic missile. Once considered fragile toys, drones were long thought to be of limited utility. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2014

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Summary: In the Mexican state of Michoacá́n Dr. José Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley, Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico's drug wars from seeping across our...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: From serving as the 45th U.S. Vice President to winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Al Gore has always been committed to environmental stewardship. But in his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth, Gore found a way to focus attention on climate change in a way no one had before. Following up two years later with this cautionary TEDTalk, Al Gore presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Soll, Karen

Summary: "Simple text and full-color photographs describe the hottest places on the planet"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.913 Sol

Summary: Three are dead. Who is number four? John Smith is an extraordinary teen masking his true identity to elude a deadly enemy sent to destroy him. Living with his guardian in the small town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected life-changing events, his first love, powerful new abilities, and a secret connection to the others who share his incredible destiny. Complete with deleted scenes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Murphy, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.052 MUR

Cook, Kerry Max

Summary: "Chronicles how a smalltown murder became one of the worst cases of prosecutorial misconduct in American history, and sent the author, an innocent man, to hell for 22 harrowing years--Cook is one of the longest-tenured death-row prisoners to be freed. Convicted of killing a young woman in Texas, Cook was sentenced to death in 1978 and served two decades in a prison system so notoriously brutal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.764 COO

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