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Rees, Douglas

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Elektra Kamenides is well on her way to becoming a proper southern belle in the small Mississippi college town she calls home. That is, until her mother decides to uproot her and her kid sister Thalia and start over in California. They leave behind Elektra's father--a professor and leading expert on Greek mythology, and Elektra can't understand why. For her, life is tragedy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Teens, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wiseman, Rosalind

Summary: Even the most well-adjusted moms and dads can experience peer pressure and conflicts with other adults. Author Wiseman provides tools to handle difficult situations involving teachers and other parents with grace: how to recognize the archetypal moms and dads--from Caveman Dad to Hovercraft Mom; how and when to step in and step out of your child's conflicts with other children, parents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.125 WIS

Nadzam, Bonnie.

Summary: "Lamb" traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAD

Summary: A heartrending portrayal of three couples after an unexpected act of violence disrupts their lives. They experience the profound moments in which they realize how precarious and remarkable life can be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wormald, Kenny

Summary: City boy Ren McCormick moves to a Southern town where dancing has been banned and encourages his friends to fight for the right to dance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Fo

Summary: City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Pattillo, Beth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Summary: Even today, many teenagers and adults do not understand that nicotine and caffeine are highly addictive substances. This program addresses the major health risks associated with smoking tobacco and drinking caffeinated beverages, with a special emphasis on lung cancer and other smoking-related conditions. The attractiveness of tobacco and caffeine in American culture is also explored,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Sanders, Jayneen

Summary: A step-by-step guide for parents and carers on how to protect children from sexual abuse through personal Body Safety Education. This guide contains simple, practical and age-appropriate ideas, as well as important information on how abusers groom. Body Safety knowledge empowers children. It goes a long way in keeping them safe from sexual abuse, and ensuring they grow up as assertive and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: UpLoad Publishing Pty Ltd 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.7 SAN