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Samuels, Sharee

Summary: "I wear black when I work out; it's a funeral for my fat. Why a funeral? Because death is permanent; when something dies, it's not coming back. Sharee Samuels was seventeen and 256 pounds when she hit her rock bottom. But with incredible determination and an unflaggingly positive attitude, she went on to lose more than one hundred pounds over the course of five years. When she began documenting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

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Summary: Jo Gillespie is a policewoman whose detective husband is killed in the line of duty while working undercover on a case. Her coworkers expect her to stay out of the investigation, but when alarming information about her husband comes to light, Jo loses faith in her police family and sets out to find the killer herself. Along the way she learns of the many dark secrets surrounding her husband,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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Summary: Marcus Aurelius Antonius is philosopher-emperor of Rome who summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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

Summary: "In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states ... even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Contents: Stray: All in your mind -- The Open Mind: Cast a spell -- The Mooche: Hot smoke and sassafras -- Crushed Butler: My son's alive -- Chicken Shack: Going down -- Cycle: Father of time -- The Deviants: I'm coming home -- The Pink Fairies: Do it -- The Factory (England): Time machine -- The Groundhogs: Cherry red -- Wicked Lady: I'm a freak -- Charge: Rock my soul -- Hawkwind Zoo: Sweet mistress of...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Grapefruit Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK I'M

Summary: An adventurous young falcon named Kai leaves his remote country home for Zambezia, the fabulous city of birds, against his father's wishes. When his father is captured by an evil lizard who plans to attack the city, Kai must learn the importance of teamwork to rescue his father and save his new friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: A little girl and her dying mother obtain the services of a talented cook. What begins as a six-month arrangement spans fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Codeblack Films / Lionsgate 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MR.

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mr. 2016

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

Summary: Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch. There she mets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wolfe Video 2007

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Miller, Sharee

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Summary: Aria loves her soft and bouncy hair, but must go to extremes to avoid people who touch it without permission until, finally, she speaks up. Includes author's note.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Samuels, Barbara.

Summary: A boy who loves trucks is disappointed when he receives a cat named Lola instead of a toy fire truck, but Lola proves to be a "trucker" after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAM

Shake.

Contents: Disc 1. Mood swing -- Live for friction -- Plugged in -- Here, there & nowhere -- Arise -- The floor filler -- Happy to be here -- March into darkness -- Breathe deeper -- Electron rider -- Stereotype -- Detroit state of mind.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fractional Recordings/Rush Hour Recordings 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC SHA

Samuels, Barbara

Summary: Sophie and Winston are excited about raising chickens in their backyard in the city, but when will there be eggs?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2019

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Samuels, David

Summary: The continuing story of James Hogue, the con artist, a homeless itinerant, who assumed a false identity and was admitted to Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SAM

Summary: Upon his release from a mental institution, Spider takes up residence in a halfway house. Paranoid, quiet, and forever making notes, Spider spends much of his time remembering his youth, specifically a horrific event from his childhood that occurred after he came to believe that his father was having an affair.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Samuels, Barbara.

Summary: Certain that they will win a trip to Hawaii, Dolores enters her cat Duncan in the Meow Munchies contest and goes all out preparing for their trip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAM

Samuels, Barbara.

Summary: Dolores has agreed to stop "borrowing" things from her older sister Faye's dresser, but then she discovers a special Valentine's Day necklace there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E Sam

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAM

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1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE SAM

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE SAM

Samuels, Debra.

Summary: Presents recipes for traditional Japanese dishes that are accessible for the novice home cook, from such familiar favorites as chicken teriyaki and shrimp tempura to pumpkin rounds and mochi dumplings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle 2011

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Algotsson, Sharne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rockport Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747.29 ALG

Summary: An irreverent look at obesity in America and one of its sources - fast food corporations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hart Sharp Video 2004

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUP

Summary: A schoolteacher learns that she was once a lethal assassin for the CIA, and teams up with a wise-cracking detective to uncover her past before a hi-tech army of corrupt government renegades kills them both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1997

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Long 1997

Summary: Tackling an extremely sensitive issue in a vibrant, humorous way, this is the story of Yehezkel and his wife Levana. Well into their 70s, they are living contented lives inside a Jerusalem retirement home. But they are shocked when their dear friend Max falls prey to an irreversible illness. Looking to escape a slow, painful death, Max asks Yehezkel for help to end his suffering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAR

Summary: Louis and Floyd are two former backup soul singers who have not spoken to each other in 20 years. They reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently deceased lead singer. Cleo is a beautiful young woman who is believed to be Floyd's daughter. She accompanies them as their new singer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2009

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SOU

Makdisi, Saree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 MAK

Summary: Miss Marple solves mysteries set against a rich background of grand English estates, gorgeous scenery, and post-WWII period detail. The mirror crack'd from side to side: Hollywood star Marina Gregg has moved into Gossington Hall. When Marina and her dashing young husband host a party for the village, a garrulous fan drops dead after drinking a poisoned cocktail. The secrets of Chimneys: Miss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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