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Summary: After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

Cusolito, Michelle

Summary: "Climb aboard Alvin, the famous deep-sea submersible credited with helping to find the Titanic, and take a trip two miles down to the bottom of the ocean.Experience a day in the life of an Alvin pilot and join scientists at the seafloor to collect samples and conduct research. Along the way, discover what one wears, eats, and talks about during a typical eight-hour trip in a underwater craft...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 627.7 CUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J627 CUS

Higginbotham, Adam

9 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.17 HIG

Summary: The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WE RATED PG

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family We 2007

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events of what scientists accept as the worst nuclear disaster in history, with emphasis on the environmental effects on the immediate area and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Summary: Trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, five people discover that the Devil is among them, and no one can escape their fate. This chilling, supernatural thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat all the way to a heart-stopping ending with a truly wicked twist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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Aronson, Marc.

Summary: "The amazing story of the Chilean miners and their incredible rescue!"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.11 ARO

Summary: A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2009

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

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB

Summary: Describes the devastating accident and case of mistaken identity that left one family grieving for the young woman they thought was their daughter while the wrong family cared for the lone survivor, and describes the healing journey of survivor Whitney Cerak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 617.4 MIS

Summary: Five lives were lost in a tragic accident involving a Taylor University van, and one young woman, severely injured and comatose, was rushed to the hospital. Families, faculty, students, and communities grieved their losses and joined in prayer and hope as the one young woman, Laura Van Ryn, fought for her life in a hospital bed. The national news spread the story, and people everywhere shared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.4 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 Mistaken

Herren, Greg.

Summary: When Eric Matthews wakes up in the hospital, he discovers that he has no memory of his accident, and that he is suspected of murdering a classmate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Strokes Books 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Herren 2011

Parrado, Nando

Summary: A survivor of the horrific 1972 plane crash that stranded his rugby team in the Andes for seventy-two days provides his account of the ordeal and of his desperate expedition across seventy miles of frozen wilderness to find help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 982.6 Parrado

Summary: Investigates the theory that the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine had been orchestrated by the Soviet Union as a screen for the decommissioning of the Duga (i.e., Woodpecker) ballistic missle advance warning system (based in the vicinity of the reactor) because of the inevitable change in relations between Ukraine and what was soon to become post-Cold War Russia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Woods, Michael

Summary: Describes environmental disasters, including oil spills, chemical leaks, toxic pollution, and nuclear accidents, and discusses how they impact people, wildlife, and the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.702 WOO

Drago, Dorothy A.

Summary: "In Living Safely, Aging Well, nationally recognized safety expert Dorothy A. Drago spells out how to prevent unintentional injury while cooking, gardening, sleeping, driving--and just walking around the house."--www.Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.0438 DRA

Delinsky, Barbara.

Summary: What comes after the moment that forever changes your life? This question haunts Julia Bechtel, Noah Prine, and Kim Collela, the only survivors of a terrible boating accident that claims the lives of nine other people off the coast of Maine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEL

Boyd, Damien.

Summary: A trainee jockey has been kicked to death by an aggressive stallion at the local stables. Deemed an accidental death, the case is closed. But when the jockey's brother returns from active service, he sparks an armed siege, demanding the investigation be re-opened and the truth uncovered.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Hawley, Noah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "On a foggy summer night, eleven people -- ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter -- depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs -- the painter -- and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dougherty, Martin J.

Summary: Explains what a drone is and how these vehicles are operated and offers facts about the size, speed, and uses of a wide range of military and civilian drones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J623.74 DOU

Lock, Deborah.

Summary: Describes the kinds of jobs submersibles, submarines, and robot submersibles are used for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

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

Raymer, Dottie.

Summary: Explains what to expect when one is left home alone and how to respond when the unexpected happens, with activities to help learn about one's home, neighborhood, and capabilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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