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Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Aaron and Tillie do not know each other, but they both feel suicidal and arrive at the George Washington Bridge at the same time, intending to jump. Includes resources about suicide prevention and suicide prevention for LGBTQIA+ youth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KON

Bauer, Belinda

Summary: "Felix Pink is a retired widower leading a boring life and hoping to die a boring death. He volunteers as an Exiteer-someone who sits with terminally ill people as they die by suicide, assisting with logistics and lending moral support, then removing the evidence to take the burden off their loved ones. When Felix lets himself in to Number 3 Black Lane, he's there to perform an act of kindness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAU

Benwell, Sarah

Summary: In Japan, teenaged Abe Sora, who is afflicted with "Lou Gehrig's Disease," finds friends online and elicits their help to end his suffering.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster/BFYR 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC BEN

Andō, Natsumi.

Summary: She's Awake! Having wandered the realm between life and death, Arisa finally awakens. But, she doesn't remember anything...?! Then when Midori suddenly appears at the hospital and hands her something, she disappears! What is the relationship between Midori "The King" and Arisa?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 ARI

Palmer, Daniel

Summary: "Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die - until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. He begs to die, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Palmer 2016

Dugdall, R. E

Summary: A psychological thriller that explores the morality of euthanasia traces the high-profile case of probation officer Cate Austin, who confronts an impossible choice when she must recommend the sentence of a woman charged with assisted suicide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUG

Kellerman, Jonathan.

Summary: LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis and his friend, psychologist Alex Delaware try to find the murderer of a physician known for his work in assisted suicide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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

Artist Not Provided

Summary: Explores the world of assisted suicide, hearing from the people choosing to die, their assisters, and right-to-die organizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUI

Tate, Nikki

Summary: "This nonfiction book for teens examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Books Publishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: YA 179.7 TAT

Bondurant, Matt

Summary: A suspenseful novel about a young American couple--Elly and Fred--who win a pub on the southern most tip of Ireland and discover the body of an eccentric villager Elly knows floating in the sea. Was it a suicide?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: "Ten-year-old Della has always had her older sister, Suki. When their mom went to prison, Della had Suki. When their mom's boyfriend took them in, Della had Suki. When that same boyfriend did something so awful they had to run fast, Della had Suki. Suki is Della's own wolf -- her protector. But who has been protecting Suki? Della might get told off for swearing at school, but she has always...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRA

Moon, Sarah

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke of Brooklyn has always been the kind of child who prefers reading books to playing with friends (not that she has many of those) and since fifth grade the one person who seemed to understand her was the school librarian--sowhen Mrs. Wexler was killed in an accident Sparrow's world came apart, and when she was found on the edge of the school roof everyone assumed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MOO

Runton, Andy.

Summary: Good friends Owly and Wormy are disappointed when their new plant attracts fat, green, bug-like things, instead of butterflies, until a metamorphosis occurs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RUN

Humphry, Derek

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hemlock Society 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 HUM

Krueger, William Kent

Summary: When twelve-year-old Cork O'Connor stumbles upon a body hanging from a tree, it is up to his father, the town sheriff, to find answers. But meanwhile, a determined Cork begins to look for answers on his own.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: While Professor X, Dr. MacTagert, Banshee, and others go out to dinner, Logan stays home to watch the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals and look after Piotr's sister, Illyana. Kitty Pryde, Siryn, and Amp agree to keep Illyana entertained. The girls explore the basement and run a training program involving robot replicas of evil mutants. They soon become bored with the program, leaving it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

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

Hodkin, Michelle

Summary: Noah Shaw doesn't think he needs his father's inheritance... but he does. Noah believes there's something off about the suicides in his visions... and there is. Noah is convinced that he still knows the real Mara Dyer... but he does not. Everyone thought the nightmare had ended with Mara Dyer's memoirs, but it was only the beginning. As old skeletons are laid bare, alliances will be tested,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOD

Van Lente, Fred.

Summary: The reason Wolverine never tells anybody about his birthday is that every year on that date Sabretooth shows up to dice him into cutlets. Now the love of his life, with whom he is sharing his birthday dinner, is in grave danger!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Asher, Jay

Summary: Clay Jensen desearía no tener nada que ver con la casetas que grabó Hannah Baker. Porque Hannah está muerta y se debería haber llevado sus secretos con ella. Pero si Clay recibió las casetas es porque, de alguna manera, él fue responsable de la muerte de la joven. Y lo que ella grabó en esas cintas puede cambiar la vida de Clay y de todos sus compañeros para siempre.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VRYA, un sello de V&R Editoras 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPA

Summary: This is the story of a young man, David, who at 16 years of age survived a suicide attempt. Now 22, he shares the events of his life leading up to the attempt, including how low self-esteem led to drug addiction, and how the addiction encouraged the sense that life was no longer worth living. David goes on to describe the suicide attempt, his recovery from addiction, and how he has since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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