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Harris, Blake J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball, a behind-the-scenes business thriller about how the small, scrappy Sega, led by one unlikely visionary, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and changed the face of entertainment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.761 HAR

Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Shelton, Paula Young

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Paula Young Shelton grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Over 50 titles across all genres from all-time classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage 2 to deep RPGs like the Phantasy Star series; arcade action, shooters, beat'm ups, puzzlers, old favorites and hidden gems.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME SWITCH SEG

Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Soul Sock Séga (2:58) / Ti L'Afrique -- Mademoiselle (3:04) / Jean Claude -- Eliza (4:09) / Georgie Joe -- Manuel Bitor (4:14) / John Kenneth Nelson -- La Vie En Badinage (2:51) / Marie Josée, Roger Clency -- Bonom Chinois (3:29) / Claudio -- Séga Lenoir (3:39) / Stardust -- L'Amour Artificiel (4:12) / Coulouce -- Bhai Aboo (4:22) / Claudio -- Mo Parrain (2:57) / Christophe -- Pop Soul Séga...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN SOU

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Reverend F. D. Reese's favorite subject to teach his students was freedom. But in Selma, Alabama, unfair tests and police officers' swinging billy clubs kept African Americans from voting. Reverend Reese knew something had to change, so he asked his fellow teachers to do something dangerous, something that might lead to beatings and prison time. He asked them to march.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WAL

Quin, Tegan

Summary: High School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who grew up at the height of grunge and rave culture in the nineties, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexuality, often alone, they also faced academic meltdown, their parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 QUI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 Quin 2019

Cooper, Andrew Scott

Summary: " An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955 COO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 995.05 COO

Rees, Lucy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Countryman Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.9 REE

Moriarty, Laura.

Summary: Leigh is the mother of high-achieving, popular high school senior Kara. Their relationship is already strained for reasons Leigh does not fully understand when, in a moment of carelessness, Kara makes a mistake that ends in tragedy -- the effects of which not only divide Leigh's family, but polarize the entire community. We see the story from Leigh's perspective, as she grapples with the hard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Moriarty

Summary: Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team of the Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas take on high-stakes swindlers, card sharks, and hostile takeovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAS

Summary: Ed Deline and his top-notch surveillance team are back, making sure that all is well in the Montecito Resort & Casino.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: "Reverend F.D. Reese was a leader of the Voting Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama. As a teacher and principal, he recognized that his colleagues were viewed with great respect in the city. Could he convince them to risk their jobs--and perhaps their lives--by organizing a teachers-only march to the county courthouse to demand their right to vote? On January 22, 1965, the Black teachers left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 WAL

Summary: Fela Anikulapo-Kuti created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, a combination of jazz, funk, and Nigerian percussion styles. It was also a political force, a propulsive delivery system of Fela's revolutionary ideas, pitched against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a tilt towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan-Africanist politics to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FIN

Huddleston, Emma

Summary: Presents how plants and animals work together to spread seeds, as well as the threats they face and how they can be protected.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 581.4 HUD

Reina, Miquel

Summary: "Harold y Mary Rose Grapes son un matrimonio que, tras la trágica muerte de su hijo, dejó a un lado sus sueños de juventud y se resignó a vivir en una isla remota, alejados de todo. Sin embargo, el destino les vuelve a poner a prueba: deben abandonar su hogar de una manera que nunca habrían imaginado, por un problema de delimitación de costas. La noche antes de ser desahuciados, mientras...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Espasa 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC REI

Summary: "The Palio is the oldest horse race in the world, and turns the Italian city of Siena into a high-stakes battleground of strategy, intrigue, and simmering machismo. ... Palio follows the legendary maestro Gigi Bruschelli, winner of 13 races and master of the intrigues that surround the Palio, and his former protégé Giovanni Atzeni ..."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Abbott, Elizabeth.

Summary: "Sugar" offers a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from the ways in which it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fueled the Industrial Revolution and jump-started the fast-food craze.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duckworth Overlook 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 ABB

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Kawa, Katie

Summary: "From the earliest days of her career, Lady Gaga has used her music to inspire people to love themselves for who they are. As readers discover the years of bullying that pushed Lady Gaga to become a force for positivity and inclusivity in show business, they are shown how musicians can create songs that really do make a difference in people's lives. The insightful biographical text and quotes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LAD

Kirschner, Ann.

Summary: For nearly fifty years, Sala Kirschner kept a secret: she had survived five years as a slave in seven different Nazi work camps. We know surprisingly little about the vast network of Nazi labor camps, where imprisoned Jews built railroads and highways, churned out munitions and materiel, and otherwise supported the limitless needs of the Nazi war machine. This book gives us an insider's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KIR

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Riekehof, Lottie L.

Summary: This is a guide for mastering the current basic signs used to communicate with deaf people in either the word order of the English language or in the American Sign Language pattern. It provides the basic vocabulary needed for persons entering interpreter training programs. Over 1500 signs have been illustrated and are grouped by chapter into their natural categories. Includes line drawings and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Logion Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 419 RIE

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