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Summary: Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she's a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. But when her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment of their peers, Nisha's parents send her to live with extended family in a small town in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

Saeed, Aisha

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Summary: "Naila's conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: she may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up--but they will choose her husband. Following their cultural tradition, they will plan an arranged marriage for her. And until then, dating--even friendship with a boy--is forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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Summary: Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV MY

Summary: Jewish-American journalist, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of 2002. The violent act became an international scandal as the group that claimed responsibility for the crime demanded the liberation of prisoners from the American detainee prison in Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. The American government does not give in to the terrorists' demands. Mariane travels to Pakistan and is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: "She's your new favorite. She's everyone's new favorite. And now she's joining the big leagues. Look out world, Kamala Khan is an Avenger! But is she really cut out to be one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes? Saving the world is important, but Jersey City still needs its protector--and a development company that co-opted Ms. Marvel's face for its project has more in mind for gentrification than just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MS

Wilson, G. Willow

Summary: "Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City -- until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc. 2014

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2 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MS

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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Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: "A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

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

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

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

Summary: A gifted but troubled biracial teenager is torn between her protective mother and the theater director who pushes her to use her personal struggles in her art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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...

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

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2 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

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani teenager whose support for education for girls in her country led to her being shot by the Taliban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 YOU

Brown, Dinah

Summary: Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET YOUSAFZAI

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

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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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Lee 2010

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 Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YOU

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

Summary: Home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta must turn around and embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts, where they sense that a rebellion is simmering, and probably sparked by Katniss. The Capitol proves they are very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games: an anniversary competition that will draw contestants from previous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI HUN