Summary: Twelve-year-old Theo uses arcane knowledge and her own special talent when she encounters two secret societies, one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to harness it to bring chaos to the world, both of which want a valuable artifact stolen from the London museum for which her parents work.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAF
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lafev
Summary: After more than a decade of sober political dramas and social-minded periodpieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories. Featuring colorfully surreal sets and luminous cinematography, these haunting tales of demonic comeuppance and spiritual trials, adapted from writer Lafcadio Hearn's collections of...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN KWA
Summary: Japan, after suffering from a massive irreparable disaster, cuts itself off from the world. Children are so weak they can barely stand or walk: the only people with any get-go are the elderly. Mumei lives with his grandfather Yoshiro, who worries about him constantly. They carry on a day-to-day routine in what could be viewed as a post-Fukushima time, with all the children born ancient--frail...
Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Books 2018