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Summary: A stop-motion animated film about toys come to life, based on the Belgian television series with the same title. Cowboy and Indian give Horse a homemade brick barbecue for his birthday, but too many bricks arrive and they destroy their house. Surreal adventures follow as the trio travels to the center of the earth, treks across frozen tundra, and discovers a parallel underwater universe where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: A rash of brutal murders sweeps a quiet rural village where a mysterious stranger just appeared. When the investigating officer watches his daughter fall under the same savage spell, he consults a shaman for answers, unknowingly escalating the situation into something far more dangerous.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: JCVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels. When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe JCVD is responsible...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Peace Arch Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Han, Han

Summary: Han Han is the most influential (and provocative) young person in China, equally beloved and reviled for the satirical wit with which he takes on everyone from corrupt politicians to ludicrous protesters. In this collection of essays, he tackles everything from Internet culture in a country that censors the Internet to his own escapades driving around with fake police IDs and a megaphone, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 890 HAN

Summary: A chronicle of the life of a Buddhist monk from childhood to the end of his days.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Liu, Jae Soo.

Summary: A story, in pictures and music, of children on their way to school on a rainy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book Pub. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIU

Summary: Wilhelmina is a Chinese-American lesbian and a young surgeon who has kept her sexual orientation secret from her conservative Chinese community in New York. But when her widowed mother becomes pregnant and is kicked out by her own parents, Wil suddenly has to juggle her mother's secrets with her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Slott, Dan/ Dematteis, J. M./ Van Meter, Jen/ Elson, Richard (ILT)/ Ramos, Humberto (ILT)

Summary: When Otto Octavius takes over Peter Parker's body, he dons Parker's famous mask in order to prove he can be a better Spider-Man than ever before.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Enterprises 2013

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

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

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

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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 charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Fan, Terry.

Summary: Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FAN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FAN

Jans, Nick

Summary: "The unlikely true story of a six-year friendship between a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636 JAN

Jin, Ha

Summary: A collection of stories that delve into the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the songs of his girlfriend's parakeet; a group of young children declare their wish to change their names so that they might sound more "American," unaware of how deeply this will sadden their grandparents; a Chinese professor of English attempts to defect with the help...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JIN

Tan, Amy.

Summary: Struggling to regain her voice and express her true feelings to her husband, ghostwriter Ruth Young discovers that her inability to speak closely parallels the story of her mother LuLing's early life in China, where Ruth finds the famous bonesetter, a woman whose mouth was sealed shut during a suicide attempt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

Uttal, Jai.

Contents: Lake of exploits (4:31) -- Hara shiva shankara (7:50) -- Be with you (5:26) -- Gopala (8:27) -- Rama bolo (7:59) -- Radhé radhé (7:29) -- Monoka (6:27) -- Beggars and saints (6:46) -- Lake of exploits pt. 2 (4:40) -- Conductor (5:49) -- Coda (1:14).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Triloka 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE UTT

Wan, Joyce

Summary: Encourages a young child to dream big, following the inspiration of such female trailblazers as Harriet Tubman, Jane Goodall, Katherine Johnson, and Junko Tabei.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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Adams, Jad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: I.B. Tauris 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOWSON, ERNEST ADA

Fan, Terry

Summary: "A little boy builds a ship to honor his late grandfather and sets sail for the magical place where ocean meets sky from his grandfather's stories"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FAN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FAN

Jain, Mahak

Summary: After the lights go out in her house, Maya's mother distracts her from her fear of the dark with a retelling of the legend of the banyan tree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAI

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MA

Miller, Jax.

Summary: Living in witness protection to hide from her late husband's violent family, Freedom Oliver risks her life in order to save the kidnapped daughter she gave up for adoption.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL