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Summary: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY AKE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Akeelah 2006

Bateman, Jason

Summary: After losing a spelling bee as a child, forty-year-old Guy Trilby finds a loophole and enters the competition as an adult.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BAD

Bateman, Jason

Summary: After losing a spelling bee as a child, forty-year-old Guy Trilby finds a loophole and enters the competition as an adult.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Enderle, Adrienne

Summary: Dandy is already worried about the fifth grade spelling bee, because his family has a history of winning--and once it starts, things keep going wrong, and his best friend Malcolm realizes that the contest is being haunted and the boys need to find out why and banish the specter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE END