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Summary: After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAL
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAL
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAL

Winston, Keith

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.5481 WIN

Friedman, Thomas L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 FRI

Friedman, Matti

Summary: "Describes the author's harrowing experiences manning a remote Israeli outpost with a regiment of other young soldiers, during a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s that foreshadowed other unwinnable conflicts in the Middle East,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, MATTI FRI

Sacco, Joe.

Summary: "From the great cartoonist-reporter, a sweeping, original investigation of a forgotten crime in the most vexed of places. Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Raw concrete buildings front trash-strewn alleys. The narrow streets are crowded with young children and unemployed men. On the border with Egypt, swaths of Rafah have been bulldozed to rubble. Rafah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 SAC

Chomsky, Noam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South End Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 CHO

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But then 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home to confront his pain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Along with the ordinary soldiers, civilians, and kibbutzniks who contributed to the independence movement, notable dignitaries share their most personal anecdotes about this remarkable moment in history," the establishment of the Jewish state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 956.94 LEV

Abi-Ezzi, Nathalie

Summary: "In her peaceful town outside Beirut, Ruba is slowly awakening to the shifting contours within her household: hardly speaking and refusing to work, her father has inexplicably withdrawn from his family in favor of his favorite armchair; her once-youthful mother looks so sad that Ruba imagines her heart must have withered like a fig in the heat; and Ruba's brother, Naji, has started to spend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABI

Summary: The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Abdelnour, Salma.

Summary: The author chronicles her return to Lebanon after leaving the war-torn country at the age of nine and living in the United States for thirty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.925 ABDELNOUR, SALMA ABD

Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra

Summary: In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jeff Goldblum may have starred in some of the biggest movies in history, but to secure a green card for his young Canadian fiancée, he's agreed to do a two-week regional theater production of "The music man" in his Pennsylvania hometown. Now he's faced with grueling rehearsals, a furious agent, good friends with their own troubles whom he's convinced to co-star, and the very real prospect of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Murphy, Jack

Summary: "A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUR

Damm, Peter L.

Summary: Stories of a young boy's journey to adulthood in small town rural Upper Midwest in the 1950s and 60s. A funny, poignant, moving and beautifully written memoir about the challenges, mischief, fears and lessons of growing up as the youngest of five brothers and one sister, Catholic education, the natural world, trying to understand religious and adult mysteries, honor, family, truth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O'Brien & Whitaker 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAMM, PETER DAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DAMM DAM

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Tunnell, Michael O.

Summary: "In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries paint a vivid picture of daily life in an internment camp: schoolwork, sports,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 TUN

Abirached, Zeina

Summary: The author recounts her childhood experiences in Beirut during the civil war between Christians and Muslims in the 1980s, as her family tried to carry on a normal life despite violence, a partition of the city, and a lack of food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ABI

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Rogal, William W.

Summary: "Chronicling the growth of a recruit from boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, to a seasoned troop leader, this memoir also relates the experiences of the 200 soldiers in A Company, First Battalion, Second Marines, as they engaged in island warfare in the South Pacific at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 ROGAL, WILLIAM W

Jal, Emmanuel.

Summary: In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven-year-old Sudanese boy, living in a small village. But as Sudan's civil war moved closer, his family moved again and again, seeking peace. Then, one terrible day, Jal was separated from his mother, and later learned she had been killed; his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese Liberation Army, fighting for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 962.404 JAL, EMMANUEL JAL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Gordon, Alan (Alan R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

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