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Summary: A small town sheriff's department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." Cherry Darling meets up again with her old lover, El Wray, just as their Texas town is being overrun by "sickos" with festering sores turning them into zombies. Cherry has El Wray's jacket, which she took with her when she left and he keeps trying to explain how he looked for it for two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: One of the greatest TV dramas of all time continues with 13 gripping fourth season episodes of the critically acclaimed series. Small-town life in Dillon has changed irrevocably with the dramatic split of the school district. Coach Taylor finds himself fighting for the respect of the East Dillon Lions, while his wife Tami faces her own battles as Principal of the Dillon High Panthers. Across...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fr 4

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation made them free.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Rinaldi

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Cal Petterson is left alone on his Texas ranch when his wife Jane returns to her childhood home in California with their children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Summary: Mosey on back to the land of the Rio Grande, where Hank is wondering if he should vote for a fellow Texan in the presidential election. Later, while Bobby wishes her were older, Dale sues the tobacco company to get money for his wife's face lift.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Kylie Jean's grandparents fiftieth wedding anniversary is on Valentine's Day, and the whole family is planning a surprise party--but Kylie also wants her class to spread valentine cheer to Oak Manor, the local assisted living facility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Davis, Wendy

Summary: A memoir by the 2014 Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate traces her upbringing by a single mother, her early divorce, her Harvard Law School education, and the political achievements that led to her successful 2008 election to the Texas Senate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 DAVIS, WENDY DAV

Summary: Llewelyn Moss is a Vietnam vet who could use a break. One morning while hunting antelope, he spies several trucks surrounded by dead bodies. He decides to examine the site. He finds a case filled with $2 million and a truck loaded with heroin. Moss takes it with him, tells his wife he's going away for awhile, and hits the road until he can determine his next move. On his the way from El Paso to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NO RATED R

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD NOC

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER NO

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: "With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the town finds their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fr 2

Tomlinson, Chris.

Summary: "Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returns to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history, [telling] the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave plantation. Tomlinson discovers that his counterpart in the African American family is LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the greatest running backs in the history of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 TOM

Tomlinson, Chris.

Summary: Journalist Chris Tomlinson grew up hearing stories about his family's cotton plantation in Texas. LaDainian Tomlinson, football great, spent part of his childhood playing on the same land that his black ancestors had worked as slaves. Not until he could read did he realize that the area was named for his ancestor's slaveholders. The author explores the history of race and bigotry in Texas, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 TOM

Griffin, James J.

Summary: "Texas Ranger Jim Blawcyzk and his son are shot and his wife brutally attacked. All are left for dead as the attackers ride off with his stock. As he begins to recover, Blawcyzk defies his captain's direct orders and takes off on his own to find and kill every man that took part in the raid"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Hedgpeth, Don.

Summary: An anthology of excerpts from a variety of publications depicting the day-to-day life and experiences of the Texas cowboy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northland Press 1978

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.4 HED

Utley, Robert Marshall

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.4063 UTL

Burke, James Lee.

Summary: "...Hackberry Holland makes his first appearance in this early gem...Against the backdrop of growing civil rights turmoil in a sultry border town, the hard-drinking ex-POW attorney yields to the myriad of urgings of his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends to make a bid for a congressional seat--and finds himself embroiled in the seamy world of Texas powerbrokers. And when Hack attempts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Earth Day is coming, and Kylie Jean and the other second graders decide that the perfect way to celebrate is to clean up and beautify the school playground--and the whole town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, only one night matters: Friday night. Eric Taylor is the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and joy. Still stressing that the football players win. The town is counting that the team gives them victories. The close-knit residents face new challenges and uncertainties as they deal with the day-by-day pressures of life in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fr 3

Blake, Kevin

Summary: "Young readers will learn about the devastating Hurricane Harvey."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.4 BLA

Long, Mark

Summary: This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 LON

Summary: Exposé of the power struggle inside the Texas State Board of Education, the government body that determines what students learn in Texas public schools and, due to the buying power of their system, often the entire country. Showcases how public education has become the latest battleground in a new wave of cultural, religious, and ideological clashes, with Texas education board members advancing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2013

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

Arce, Julissa

Summary: "Julissa Arce explores her days in Mexico separated from her parents and her daily fears while growing up undocumented in Texas"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 ARC