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Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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Elliott, Kate

Summary: "Jessamy is at the crux of a revolution forged by the Commoner class hoping to overthrow their longtime Patron overlords, but when enemies from foreign lands attack the kingdom, she must find a way to defend their home and all the people she loves, Efeanand Saroese alike"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Cass, Kiera

Summary: Para treinta y cinco chicas, La Selecciónes una oportunidad que solo se presenta una vez en la vida. La oportunidad de escapar de la vida que les ha tocado por nacer en una determinada familia. La oportunidad de que las trasladen a un mundo de trajes preciosos y joyas que no tienen precio. La oportunidad de vivir en un palacio y de competir por el corazón del guapísimo príncipe Maxon. Sin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roca Editorial 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH CAS

Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their society: running a husband's household or raising his children. Both paths promise luxury. Daniela Vargas is the top student, but her pedigree is a lie she must keep up or be sent back to the strife of the lower class. But then she is asked to spy for a resistance group fighting for equality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Cass, Kiera

Summary: Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illéa, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illéa's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Davis, Charlotte Nicole

Summary: "The country of Arketta calls them Good Luck Girls--they know their luck is anything but. Sold to a "welcome house" as children and branded with cursed markings. Trapped in a life they would never have chosen. When Clementine accidentally kills a man, the girls risk a dangerous escape and harrowing journey to find freedom, justice, and revenge in a country that wants them to have none of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAV

Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: On the other side of Medio's border wall, the oppressed class fights for freedom and liberty, sacrificing what little they have to become defenders of the cause. Carmen Santos is one of La Voz's best soldiers: she spent years undercover, but now, with her identity exposed and the island on the brink of a civil war, Carmen returns to La Voz's headquarters. There she must reckon with her beloved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Dao, Julie C.

Summary: Bao, a poor physician's apprentice, and Lan, the wealthy nobleman's daughter he loves, work together to break a curse and save the kingdom of Feng Lu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Downton 2015

Summary: Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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

Mueenuddin, Daniyal.

Summary: Each compelling tale revolves around the life and legacy of K.K. Harouni, a wealthy landowner in feudal, corruption-fueled Lahore. In this cutthroat society, a servant girl can immediately gain prestige by seducing a powerful married man--and then lose it just as swiftly.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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

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Summary: The show follows Margaret and Helen Schlegel, two intelligent, idealistic sisters living together in Edwardian London with their hypochondriac brother, Tibby. Their loving but interfering Aunt Juley tries to keep the siblings in line after the death of their parents, but a series of events push the sisters to lead unorthodox lives full of romance, tragedy, and drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2020

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Summary: Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Passion River] 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIC
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RIC

Summary: In a tale akin to "Romeo and Juliet," the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malú is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background coarse and commonplace. Jorgito's mother is a poor socialist who is proud of her family's social standing, and places similar restrictions on her son....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2007

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

Summary: When it comes to snobbery, Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced 'bouquet') is in a class of her own. Desperate to impress the neighbors and elbow her way into the local aristocracy, every moment of Hyacinth's day is spent going to manic lengths in her quest for perfection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. 2013

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Derks, Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grey House Publishing 2000

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 305.5 DER

Revoyr, Nina

Summary: Rick Nagano is a graduate student in the history department at USC, struggling to make rent on his South Los Angeles apartment near the neighborhood where his family once lived. When he lands a job as a research assistant for the elderly Mrs. W--, the heir to an oil fortune, he sees it first simply as a source of extra cash. But as he grows closer to the iconoclastic, charming, and feisty Mrs....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

Winston, Sherri

Summary: "Working on an assignment for her journalism class, Brianna Justice learns about coding, and the difference between herself and a group of inner city girls"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIN

Summary: This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the director's first use of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define his films. The adopted son of legendary kabuki actor Kikunosuke, who is striving to achieve stardom by mastering female roles, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN STO

Turansky, Carrie.

Summary: "Worlds lie between the marketplaces of India and the halls of a magnificent country estate like Highland Hall. Will Julia be able to find her place when a governess is neither upstairs family nor downstairs help? Missionary Julia Foster loves working alongside her parents, ministering and caring for young girls in India. But when the family must return to England due to illness, she readily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION TUR

Derks, Scott.

Contents: v. 1. The working class -- v. 2. The middle class -- v. 3. The upper class -- v. 4. Their children -- v. 5. Americans at war -- v. 6. Women at work -- v. 7. Social Movements -- v. 9. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War -- v. 10. Sports & recreation

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grey House Pub. 2000

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3 available in Reference, Call number: R 305.5 DER

Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

Brown, Don

Summary: On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 976 BRO

Gaynor, Hazel

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Summary: Ireland, 1912, Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Séamus, the sweetheart she left behind. When disaster strikes, Maggie is one of the few passengers in steerage to survive. Waking up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAY

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