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Summary: Lisa is the last person some would expect to find in a highway-side 'sports bar with curves,' but as general manager at Double Whammies, she has come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely, but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction. Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan and reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRI

Summary: "This collection offers more than 1,000 escapades to experience across the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 UNI

Canning, Amanda

Summary: Explore the world's most thrilling snow adventures with the latest instalment in Lonely Planet's Epic series. From skiing British Columbia's Coast Mountains to ice-caving in Iceland and splitboarding the mountains of Hokkaido in Japan, this book contains 50 first-person stories plus a further 150 route ideas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.2 CAN

Summary: "With career paths, skills guides, industry profiles, and more, this book is guaranteed to show you the way from high school to the right job for you"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 331 PAW

Summary: Two country handymen and a seismology student discover a desolate town infested with gigantic man-eating creatures that live underground.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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Summary: From robotics engineering and computer games development to environmental law and eco-friendly construction, this job guide features hundreds of careers, including trending opportunities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 331.702 CAR

Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Summary: "This practical and inspiring book provides the perfect way to plan your next escape. Whatever your pleasure, 1,000 Perfect Weekends has a unique itinerary built to excite you and your travel companions, illustrated with dramatic National Geographic photographs. Divided by theme and interest-including nature parks, city escapes, country weekends, mountain retreats, and more-this fun-packed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 ONE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 ONE

Dorsey, Tim.

Summary: Embarking on a plan to finish the motorcycle journey of his Easy Rider heroes in the Florida panhandle, Serge Storms and his sidekick Coleman encounter corrupt politicians, homicides, and mind-altering drugs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOR

Macmillan, Gilly

Summary: By the time you read this, I'll have killed one of your husbands. In an isolated retreat, deep in the Northumbria moors, three women arrive for a weekend getaway. Their husbands will be joining them in the morning. Or so they think. But when they get to Dark Fell Barn, the women find a devastating note that claims one of their husbands has been murdered. Their phones are out of range. There's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAC

Crosby, Molly Caldwell.

Summary: Crosby, acclaimed author of "The American Plague," explores the frightening history of a long forgotten disease--sleeping sickness--and details the frantic effort to conquer it before it strikes again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 CRO

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Being in a wheelchair prevents Iako from hitting the real gridiron, but he makes up for it by being a whiz at the video game, Football Blitz, so when the opportunity arises, Iako enters an esports tournament to prove he can compete as well as anyone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thema has always preferred books to video games, but when her younger twin brothers show her the battle game Shrinking Island Showdown she is hooked--and with her brothers help she plans to become good enough to compete in an esports competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Antonia volunteers to play a different role when a new and inexperienced player joins her esports team, but when her new position proves to be more difficult than she expected, she realizes she must learn new strategies or risk letting her team down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Since she received an old game console Ivette has become involved with speedrunning an old game called The Shattered Blade--so interested she enters a contest which pits her against an online gamer called Quick Silver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Summary: Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel decides to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrives in Kenya where he is joined by his girlfriend. But discovering Africa as a tourist is not enough for Gabriel. He decides to go deeper, leaving on his own for a journey across countries, new friendships and raw emotions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Entertainment 2018

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Francis is spending a week at an esports camp, hoping to get even better at Red Car Racers, his favorite game; but finding himself surrounded by older and more experienced players he stuggles with his performance--and his confidence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Miller, Marie-Therese

Summary: "As more people watch and play esports, people from around the world have become famous for their gaming abilities. Meet amateur and professional gamers and learn how they started their esports careers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 MIL

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: For some sports fans, there is no better way to experience a sport than to cheer in person or even try it themselves. There are many incredible sports venues to visit, from college stadiums to Olympic parks. Sports Venue Bucket List examines some amazing stadiums and the fan experience at each one. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.2 KOR

Summary: A night in Terror Tower: Sue and Eddie are out sightseeing at the infamous Terror Tower when the wax figures in the Tower's torture chambers start to move. Suddenly the two are traveling back in time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD G

Bunting, Eve

Summary: While helping their dad run Fred's Fall Color Tours in New England, Jim and Andy think the tourists are pretty silly; then one night the boys experience something which makes them change their minds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Bunting

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When a local eSports team asks Valentina to join them for an upcoming tournament she realizes she needs to learn teamwork to succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When Samuel learns the classic world-building game Buildtopia is getting an eSports competition, he turns his love of the game into an opportunity to complete and connect with new friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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