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Summary: After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, a free-spirited teenager is sent to school in Austria and eventually makes the decision to return to Iran despite the tyrannical powers that rule her country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A teenage girl comes of age in Beverly Hills, California in 1976. Her life is further complicated by her family's tenuous financial situation and her friendship with her ne'er-do-well cousin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998

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

Summary: The dark crystal: The Mystics fight to overthrow the evil Skeksis and take back control of their planet. When Jen, a member of the Gelfling tribe, sets out to find the crystal's missing shard, his dangerous journey brings him face to face with monsters at every turn. Determined to restore peace to their planet, Jen will not back down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JIM

Summary: Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time at the beach, hanging out with friends and surfing. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, letting them know...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVDTV Series Gidget 2006

Self, Jeffery

Summary: JT is a gay high school senior determined to get out of Clearwater, Florida, and be the first person in his family to go to college, even though he can not figure out how to pay for it--until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competitionwhere the first prize is a college scholarship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SEL

Moshiri, Farnoosh.

Summary: The Drum Tower is Farnoosh Moshiri's fourth work of fiction concerned with the deleterious effects of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. This novel, told by a mentally ill, 16-year-old girl, depicts the fall of Drum Tower, the house of a family descended from generations of War Ministers. Rich in characters--Talkhoon, who struggles to control the winds she hears inside her head and who tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Heron Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ARG RATED R

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ARG

Summary: Seventeen, angry, and alienated from her estranged father, Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life gets turned inside out when her mother forces her to spend the summer with him in the small Georgia beach town where he lives. Here, Ronnie finds salvation, friendship, second chances, and first love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2010

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

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

Summary: Los Angeles teenager and overachiever Tracy is an excellent student in her seventh grade class and gets along well with her mother, Melanie. She fears that she's not cool enough to be friends with Evie, the most popular girl in school. Fueled with genuine adolescent energy, Tracy follows Evie's lead into the harsh realities of sex, drugs, and hard-edged adventure. Consumed with temptations and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: While spending summer vacation with her family on the idyllic southeast coast of Brazil, fourteen-year-old Filipa discovers that her father, a famous author, is betraying her mother by dallying with a beautiful young American woman. Wrestling with the truth, Filipa will soon discover that her father's infidelity is only the first of many dark secrets that lurk beneath the surface of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

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

Summary: The legend begins when a stranger confronts a teenage girl, Yoko, and she is pulled into another world to face her destiny. Thus begins Yoko's perilous and mystic journey to the Kingdom of Kei on an epic road of espionage, terror, and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: AnimeWorks 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME TWE

Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR GRE

Summary: A provocative coming-of-age story that cracks open the hidden, underground world of Iranian youth culture filled with sex, drugs and defiance. This suspenseful tale of love and defiance unfolds as a wealthy family struggles to contain their teenage daughter's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: "Aria is a volatile girl who wields two pistols and two swords and holds the highest rank in assault studies at a high school for young mercenaries. This pint-sized prodigy swoops in to save her classmate Kinji from a high-speed chase, but he ends up saving her after he switches from a boring wimp into a total hot shot. ... Convinced Kiinji's an ace, Aria strong-arms him into being her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions 2012

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Lee, Ying S.

Summary: Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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Summary: After losing her virginity, seventeen-year-old budding beauty Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her older gentlemen clients for erotic hotel room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2014

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

Summary: James Bond joins forces with NASA scientist Holly Goodhead to prevent a power-mad industrialist from destroying human life on Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: "It's been several months since the Fall of Beacon, and the worls of Remnant is still recovering. Tensions are high, lives have been lost, and the members of Team RWBY ... are divided. Each of our heroines now faces a journey of her own. ... New friends and enemies await, while the threat of an even larger catastrophe draws near."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Film Company 2017

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Summary: A young girl has an extremely vivid & symbolic dream the night before her mother goes in for surgery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY MIR

Summary: A stray horse helps a teenage girl cope with the loss of her mother to cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Multimedia 2006

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Safi, Aminah Mae

Summary: A Muslim-American teen goes into denial mode about her role in an out-of-control party that occured during Ramadan, a situation that escalates until she incurs damage that is harder to repair, forcing her to come to terms with her true self. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SAF