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Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Hill, Jess

Summary: "A deeply researched account from an award-winning journalist that uncovers the ways in which abusers exert control in the darkest-and most intimate-ways imaginable We fear dark alleys when in truth, home is the most dangerous place for a woman. Of the 87,000 women killed globally in 2017, more than a third (30,000) were killed by an intimate partner, and another 20,000 were killed by a family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.82 HIL

Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Grossman, Dave

Summary: "The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it" -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 GRO

Regan, Lisa

Summary: Children will follow Henry as he deals with his feelings of anger and his bad habit of hitting through various situations involving friends and family. His big brother Ben cheats at hide-and-seek. A group of children playing in the park leave him out of their game. His father asks him to behave while they shop. Readers are given a description of the situation, three choices, the action chosen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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Englehardt, John

Summary: Bloomland opens during finals week at a fictional southern university, when a student walks into the library with his roommate's semi-automatic rifle and opens fire. When he stops shooting, twelve people are dead. In this richly textured debut, John Englehardt explores how the origin and aftermath of the shooting impacts the lives of three characters: a disillusioned student, a grieving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dzanc Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Rose, Jacqueline

Summary: We see it in the streets, where black people are dying at the hands of the police. We see it in our courts, whose scales are tipped toward the powerful. What about the violence behind closed doors? Rose examines violence from postapartheid South Africa to Trump's White House; trans rights, sexual assault, and the #MeToo movement. Is violence always gendered and, if so, always in the same way?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 ROS

Hill, Anita

Summary: "From the woman who gave the landmark testimony against Clarence Thomas as a sexual menace, a new manifesto about the origins and course of gender violence in our society; a combination of memoir, personal accounts, law, and social analysis, and a powerful call to arms from one of our most prominent and poised survivors. In 1991, Anita Hill began something that's still unfinished work. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIL

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Moser, Adolph

Summary: Examines the "kinds of violence that threaten the lives of children and the overwhelming influences that can move them to become violent themselves."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Landmark Editions 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303 MOS

Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Katz, Jackson.

Summary: Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that the epidemic of violence against women is a men's issue--into athletic terms, the military and frat houses across the country. His book explains carefully and convincingly why--and how--men can become part of the solution, and work with women to build a world in which everyone is safer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8 KAT

Summary: "Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, Drawing Power : Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil Ferris, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, MariNaomi, Liana Finck, and Ebony Flowers the anthology's contributors comprise a diverse group of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2019

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DRA

Summary: The key to reducing violence is understanding its roots. This program offers insights and suggestions that can stop dangerous incidents before they start. Among the topics explored are ways to avoid becoming a victim of campus crime, domestic abuse and the cycle of violence theory as defined by psychologist Lenore Walker, date rape and guidelines for preventing it, the triggers for bias crimes,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origins causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Pictures 2018

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

Gill, Joel Christian

Summary: "Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 GIL

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco's busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital, UCSF at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE

Wozniak, Danielle F.

Summary: Backed by 30 years of real-world practice, this comprehensive guide will help victims of domestic violence find the path to survival and healing. With the guidance of this book, victims can finally conquer their past and step into a brighter future. Simple, straight-forward, and practical, Surviving Domestic Violence will help women thrive again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8 WOZ

Zizek, Slavoj.

Summary: "Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Zizek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, Zizek brings new light to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; and, in daring terms, he reflects on the powerful image and determination of contemporary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2008

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Summary: Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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

Summary: Paul is a lone drifter who wanders into the forgotten town of Denton, Texas, dubbed by the locals as the valley of violence. There, he picks a fight with the wrong man, Gilly, the troublemaking son of the town's unforgiving marshal. As tensions arise between Paul and Gilly, an inevitable act of violence starts a disastrous chain reaction that quickly drags the whole town into the bloody...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In 2029, a weary Logan earns a living as a chauffeur while caring for the ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to escape from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant girl with extraordinary fighting prowess requires his help to outrun sinister figures working for a powerful corporation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Logan 2017

Baty, Kathleen.

Summary: Describes the potential dangers for college-bound women in every facet of college life, and discusses how readers can protect themselves, avoid dangerous situations, and feel empowered to handle difficult issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 BAT

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