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Scharpling, Tom

Summary: The comedy writer and host of the weekly radio-call in comedy show "The best show" with Tom Scharpling discusses how he came back from the brink of self-destruction to forge a career in television writing and production.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHARPLING, TOM SCH

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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Summary: In a re-telling of the story, Tom and Jerry help the boy Charlie attain a Golden Ticket and secretly accompany him into the Chocolate Factory to prevent one of Wonka's competitors from stealing a special candy known as the Everlasting Gobstopper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: It's Halloween, time for spooky thrills and creepy chills. These seven animated adventures are filled with bats, ghosts, witches and our favorite cat and mouse team, Tom and Jerry!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2013

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Summary: This third and final Spotlight Collection showcases 35 classic cartoons, 15 freshly remastered in their original CinemaScope widescreen. On any screen, large or small, Tom and Jerry remain the friskiest animated adversaries of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Ungerer, Tomi

Summary: This glorious treasury brings together eight iconic tales by Tomi Ungerer, featuring well-known classics (The Three Robbers, Moon Man, Otto), acclaimed recent works (Fog Island), and lost gems (Zeralda's Ogre, Flix, The Hat, and Emile), some of which are being published for the first time in 50 years! Special features include a personal letter from Tomi, new quotes and anecdotes about each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press Limited 2016

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Gottesfeld, Jeff

Summary: "With every step, the Tomb Guards pay homage to America's fallen. Discover their story, and that of the unknown soldiers they honor, through resonant words and illustrations. Keeping vigil at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Arlington National Cemetery, are the sentinel guards, whose every step, every turn, honors and remembers America's fallen. They protect fellow soldiers who have paid the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOT

Summary: Starring DC Comics favorites the Atom, the Flash, Green Lantern, and Hawkman, these action-packed Filmation Associates-produced adventures pit our heroes against alien invaders and fantastical creatures from strange worlds, all intent on taking over planet Earth. Compilation features each super hero in their own cartoon plus bonuses starring the Justice League of America and the Teen Titans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Colton, Larry.

Summary: Documents the stories of four World War II prisoners of war who were tortured by their Japanese captors, describing the events that led to their imprisonment, the brutal conditions that forged their deep bond, and their considerable struggles to re-acclimate to civilian life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5451 COL

Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LONGBOAT, TOM BAR

Summary: Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse continue to taunt each other in their new adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Tom and Jerry are in for spooks galore in this monster collection. With 20 eerie cartoons and two bonuses, your goodie bag will be overflowing with fun!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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Delaney, Joseph

Summary: Thomas Ward has served as the Spook's apprentice for three years. He has battled boggarts, witches, demons, and even the devil himself. Tom has enemies: the Fiend stalks him, waiting for a moment of weakness. The terrifying Morrigan, goddess of witches, warned him never to step foot on her homeland, Ireland. But now war has consumed their own country, and Tom, his friend Alice and the Spook...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEL

Pearce, Joseph

Summary: "Pizza mogul, sports owner, billionaire, devout Catholic, university founder, philanthropist. These are just a few of the many words that describe Tom Monaghan. The man who built Domino's Pizza into an empire, owned the Detroit Tigers, built a Catholic college, then moved it halfway across the country and turned it into a university surrounded by a growing city is all of those things and more....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TAN Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONAGHAN, TOM PEA

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: Contains three novels on the topics of slavery, romance, and changes in the lifestyles in an old small town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1982

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Winfrey, Kerry

Summary: "Romantic-comedy-obsessed Annie Cassidy dreams of being the next Nora Ephron. She spends her days writing internet content, rewatching Sleepless in Seattle, and waiting for her movie-perfect meet cute. If she could just find her own Tom Hanks--a man who's sweet, sensitive, and possibly owns a houseboat--her problems would disappear and her life would be perfect. But Tom Hanks is nowhere in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Winfrey 2019

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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Summary: Includes interviews with The Grateful Dead, Tom Wolfe, Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey. Also includes four live performances by The Grateful Dead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory LLC 2006

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

Michell, Tom.

Summary: "Whether as rugby team mascot or assistant swimming coach, the penguin known as Juan Salvador touches and transforms everyone he encounters, including Tom Michell, the young teacher who finds him and rescues him from an oil spill disaster. After a time, Juan Salvador (meaning "the saved one") receives a new name: Juan Salvado, or "the savior." Set against the turbulent world of political unrest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MICHELL MIC

Zanes, Warren.

Summary: An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with Petty No one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Petty's music and the remarkable rock and roll history he and his band helped to write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PETTY, TOM ZAN

Summary: Scooby-Doo! and the legend of the vampire: While on vacation in Australia, Scooby and the gang attend a music festival at Vampire Rock. When a legendary creature called Yowie Yahoo begins kidnapping the acts and turning them into vampires Scooby and crew help crack the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EMP

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