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Summary: On his first day at a new school, eleven-year-old Billy goes up against the school bully in a challenge that ends up with a total gross-out date ... to eat 10 worms in one day. As the pressure mounts, Billy must summon all his strength to meet the dare, all the while keeping his weak stomach from betraying him and his big mouth from getting him in even more trouble.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HOW

Summary: Follows the lives of eight young Americans who share one goal: to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Bee is as intense a competition as any Olympic match, for both the spellers and their families. The unbearable pressure becomes even more extraordinary when it is felt by ordinary teenagers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Kalafa, Amy.

Summary: "In Lunch Wars, award-winning filmmaker and nutritionist Amy Kalafa answers the question she's received from parents around the country in response to her inspiring documentary film Two Angry Moms: "If I want to change the food culture in my kid's school cafeteria, how can I get started?" By explaining the issues surrounding school food; how to work with your school's "Wellness Policy"; the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.P. Tarcher 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.716 KAL

Summary: The comedy adventures of a working class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2008

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

Summary: Homer works, with pride, in a nuclear power plant run with more regard for profit that safety. Marge is his wife, who is a hardworking supermom. Together they have three kids: Bart is the oldest, but an underachiever ("and proud of it"), Lisa is the brains in the family and is know at school as the "principal's pet," and Maggie, who is the baby.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In an effort to address the obesity epidemic, in the USA 20 states mandate that students their body mass index (BMI) tested in order to gauge the student population's "health," even though BMI does not distinguish between muscle weight and fat weight. Notification letters are being sent to students whose body mass do not fall within a narrow range deemed "acceptable" by the state government,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Druck, Ken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Onomatopoeia 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.782 DRU

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