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Cook, Lorna

Summary: "1943: The world is at war, and the villagers of Tyneham are being asked to make one more sacrifice: to give their homes over to the British army. But on the eve of their departure, a terrible act will cause three of them to disappear forever. 2018: Melissa had hoped a break on the coast of Dorset would rekindle her stagnant relationship, but despite the idyllic scenery, it's pushing her and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Palmer, Hugh.

Contents: Lowlands -- Highlands -- Islands -- Traveller's guide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 941.1 PAL

Summary: The idyllic, rural past of a Suffolk village comes to life through the memories of an old man who tends a country graveyard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFI 2011

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Hard-luck hound Hank finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's evil plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant teacher to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Chim, Wai

Summary: "Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields. When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals...But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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

Simon, Christine

Summary: Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a problem: unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to fix the town's pipes, the water commission will shut off the water to the village and all its residents will be forced to disperse. So in a bid to boost tourism, and revenue, he spreads a harmless rumor that movie star Dante Rinaldi will be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC SIM

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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Campbell, Karen

Summary: "Trapped in Tuscany as war rages along the Gothic Line, Vittoria Guidi doesn't understand where her allegiances should lie. With her Scots-Italian father or Fascist mother? With Mussolini, or her King? With the life she wants, or is told to live? As Germans occupy the mountains surrounding Barga and American Buffalo soldiers draw near, loyalties are tested and families torn apart. Frank Chapel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Colgan, Jenny

Summary: "Nothing invokes nostalgia like an old-fashioned candy shop. But nostalgia isn't really Rosie Hopkins's thing-not with her busy London routine that includes fantastic friends and an...acceptable boyfriend. Even so, Rosie does her Aunt Lilian a favor and takes a job in her small village sweetshop. As Aunt Lilian struggles with the idea that it might finally be time to retire from the business, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Creech, Sharon.

Summary: In a tiny village in the Swiss Alps, an angel meets an American girl named Zola who has come with her father to open a school, and together Zola and the angel rescue a group of homeless orphans, who gradually change everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Creech 2009

Ellicott, Jessica

Summary: "In the lean years following World War I, brash American adventuress Beryl Helliwell and prim and proper Brit Edwina Davenport form a private inquiry agency to make ends meet, hoping that crime does indeed pay . . . The latest occurrence to disturb the peace in the quaint English village of Walmsley Parva hits rather too close to home-in fact, the prime suspect has taken up residence in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: In the African village of Kosawa, people live in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by a large and powerful American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. Promises of clean up and financial reparations to the villagers are made, and ignored. The country's government, led by a corrupt, brazen dictator, exists to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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

Penny, Louise.

Summary: A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried--but not forgotten.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone 2009

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC PEN

Summary: Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HOT

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

Summary: Uncork the aging effervescence of the Yorkshire Dale's famously merry men and women. Sometimes sober, sometimes not, they exercise a suit of armor to get rid of the squeaks, challenges a legless man to a bicycle race, and cross-dress with hilariously disastrous results. Barry misses his midlife crisis. Howard panics at a stern voice from on high. And someone's singing 'Happy Birthday' in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: Naruto has an irrepressible spirit, and even though his friend and teammate Sasuke has gone over to the evil Orochimaru, he's determined to carry out his shinobi duties. His missions include searching for Orochimaru's hideout, tracking an escaped prisoner, and saving a gold-mining town from a group of thugs. Then his leadership skills are put to the test when he takes Konohamaru and his pals on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2010

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

Atinuke

Summary: "The team behind Baby Goes to Market and B Is for Baby visit a Nigerian village for a humorous ode to childhood ingenuity. Lami is the best chicken catcher in the whole village. Her sister may be speedy at spelling, her friend fast at braiding hair, and her brother brave with bulls, but when it comes to chickens, nobody is faster or braver than Lami. That is, until the day when Lami chases a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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Cube Kid

Summary: Challenged to select his field of study at Minecraftia school, Runt, twelve-year-old villager with ambitions to become a warrior, discovers that only the year's top five students will be able to receive warrior training.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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Jones, Diana Wynne.

Summary: After his grandfather dies, Andrew Hope inherits a house and surrounding land in an English village, but things become very complicated when young orphan Aidan shows up and suddenly a host of variously magical townsfolk and interlopers start intruding on their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC JON

Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: When Lalani Saritas mother falls ill with an incurable disease, Lalani embarks on a dangerous journey across the sea to find the fabled girl with golden feet, in the hope of safeguarding her own future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Stevens, Mitchell

Summary: On a snowy hilltop in the north of England lives a lonely old farmer. Every night, he watches the lights flickering cheerily in his village--until World War II brings darkness to his country. As Christmas approaches and the village is threatened by enemy bombers, the old farmer devises a plan to bring hope and light back to his friends and remind all of the peace the Christmas season brings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CFI 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2663 STE

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