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Summary: Alana doesn't understand why she is always influenced by anger. But she has always been trying to fight it. Born during a volcanic eruption, which separated her from her parents, Alana was adopted by a rich woman who has been trying to help her live a normal life. As she reaches adulthood, Alana discovers the truth about her origin: she's no ordinary human being. She may in fact be the ultimate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Aki, Evi

Summary: In Flavors of Africa, Evi Aki shares the traditional Nigerian dishes she grew up enjoying, as well as typical eats from all across the continent. She introduces customary recipes from each of Africa's different regions, including meals from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Angola and more, all of which she collected with the help of relatives and family friends. Whether...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishng Co. 2018

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Ali, Kasim

Summary: "If love really is a choice, how do you decide where your loyalties lie? It's the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve and Nur is steeling himself to tell his parents that he's seeing someone. A young British Pakistani man, Nur has spent years omitting details about his personal life to maintain his image as the golden eldest child. And it's come at a cost. Once, Nur was a restless college...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALI

Aria, Max

Summary: The mighty warrior god Thor does battle against the evil Loki who plots to destroy the universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Invincible Pictures 2020

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THO

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Aris, Pepita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5946 ARI

Kershenbaum, Arik

Summary: "From a noted Cambridge zoologist, a wildly fun and scientifically sound exploration of what alien life must be like, using universal laws that govern life on Earth and in space. Scientists are confident that life exists elsewhere in the universe. Yet rather than taking a realistic approach to what aliens might be like, we imagine that life on other planets is the stuff of science fiction. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576.8 KER

Aria, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 ARI

Summary: "This revelatory, award-winning debut feature from co-directors (and twin brothers) Arie and Chuko Esiri is a heartrending and hopeful portrait of everyday human endurance in Lagos, Nigeria. Shot on richly textured 16 mm film and infused with the spirit of neorealism, Eyimofe (This Is My Dream) traces the journeys of two distantly connected strangers--Mofe (Jude Akuwudike), an electrician...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN EYI

Anwar, Arif

Summary: "Seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle sixty years of Bangladeshi history. Shahryar, a recent PhD graduate and father of nine-year-old Anna, must leave the US when his visa expires. In their last remaining weeks together, we learn Shahryar's history, in a village on the Bay of Bengal, where a poor fisherman and his wife are preparing to face a storm of historic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANW

Aria, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 ARI

Kaplan, Arie

Summary: Prankster Harley Quinn orchestrating a jewel heist in Gotham City-and it is up to Batman to stop her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KAP

Andrews, Arin.

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning teen memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AND

Kaplan, Arie

Summary: "This action-packed leveled reader follows players Emmy and Birch, along with their tame wolf Byte, as they explore a dark Minecraft mansion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KAP

Prather, Aric

Summary: "From renowned sleep scientist Dr. Aric Prather, a book that offers a simple yet powerful plan to improve your sleep in seven days We need to sleep to survive. If we stopped sleeping, we would die. Sure, it would take a while, but sleep is as essential as food, water, and oxygen. Eventually, without it, our bodies begin to shut down. So why on earth can something that should be so natural,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 PRA

Summary: Aviva is a poor cook at a local Tiberias hotel whose big dream is about to come true. Through her sister, Anita, she meets Oded, a famous write who promises he'll make Aviva a great writer too. But Aviva's big break starts to affect her family, and not necessarily in a good way. Aviva's future begins to alternate between despair and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Set in the ferocious Gobi Desert, the story follows Lieutenant Li and Japanese emissary Lai Xi, both first-class warriors and master swordsmen. After decades of service to the Chinese Emperor, Lai Xi longs to return to Japan, but is instead sent to the west to chase wanted criminals. His only passport back to Japan is to capture and execute Lieutenant Li, a renegade soldier wanted for leading a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Makino, Aoi

Summary: After that day, she stopped being a girl. In the wake of an assault, Nina Kamiyama, a former idol in the group Pure Club, shuns her femininity and starts dressing as a boy. At high school, she keeps to herself, but fellow student Hikaru Horiuchi realizes who she is. What secrets is she keeping? The shocking drama starts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media LLC. 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 NOT

Nomani, Asra Q.

Summary: "Wall Street Journal" correspondent Asra Nomani chronicles the experiences she had while accompanying other Muslims on the pilgrimage to Mecca required of all Muslims once in their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.352 NOM

Summary: When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives in a remote Tibetan village, he immediately finds himself embedded in a relentless manhunt across the barren waste lands of Kekexili. Acting without the Chinese government's approval, this ragtag group of impoverished vigilantes has sworn to capture of kill the poachers responsible for decimating the sacred antelope of Kekexili.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOU

Summary: The tragedy and horror of the 9/11 attacks triggered a host of changes in America, including a reassessment of the role of sports and its accompanying hero-worship. Batting averages and home run totals were no longer paramount, particularly in New York, but in the Fall of 2001 baseball played a significant role in the city's recovery efforts. Revisits that remarkable and inspiring phenomenon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

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

Cushman, Abi

Summary: Strategically placed die-cuts provide clues for readers searching for the noisemakers--and troublemakers--on a busy street.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CUS

Summary: As Eyal finishes the traditional Jewish week of mourning for his late son, his wife Vicky urges him to return to their routine. But just because the shiva has ended doesn't mean it's life as usual. Each coping in their own way, Eyal and Vicky both attempt to regain a sense of control over their future, as they struggle to discover that there are still things in life worth living for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Balingit, Abi

Summary: "A sweet baking book of fantastically imaginative remixed Filipinx American dessert recipes, plus stories of the Filipinx American experience by baker-activist, Abi Balingit When the pandemic started her lonely work-from-home life in 2020, Abi channeled all her energy into the one thing that brought her joy: baking. She started to produce Pasalubong boxes filled with novel treats that blended...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest an Imprint of William Morrow 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.86 BAL

Maxwell, Abi.

Summary: Abandoned as an infant and raised by a young couple, Alice Thornton grows up aching for acceptance and wholly unaware of the women who came before her, a situation that compels her pursuit of a man who cannot love her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

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