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

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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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ELL

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

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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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 Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set 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

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

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

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

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

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

Austen, Jane

Contents: IPL kit contents--8 paperback books--each book is numbered book 1, book 2, etc. for the discussion leaders convenience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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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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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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Godbersen, Anna.

Summary: In 1900 New York City, fashionable debutante Diana Holland and married soldier Henry Schoonmaker flaunt the rules of society to be with one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GOD

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Godbersen 2009

Holland, Sara

Summary: In the kingdom of Sempera, time is extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one's own lifespan. The rich aristocrats like the Gerling family tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries. No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember; she and her father were once servants at their estate, Everless, until an accident drove them away. After...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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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

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

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

Summary: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Andrews, Jesse

Summary: In a society where a person's size is directly proportional to his or her wealth, littlepoor Warner, thirteen, and Prayer, fifteen, struggle to improve their lot in a world built against them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AND

Coleman, K. R.

Summary: Grace Valmont-Diaz is an unpopular sixteen-year-old, who dreams of escaping small-town Iowa. But when she learns of her royal heritage and receives a warm--but possible insincere--welcome in her homeland, Evonia, she must decide if she really wants her title and all it entails.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

Dev, Sonali

Summary: When a life-saving procedure gives Kimi a new lease on life, she and Rahul, the boy she befriended in her illness, must navigate their undeniable attraction, their lost friendship, complicated family dynamics, and a web of lies to learn the real meaning of courage, loss, and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC DEV