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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 Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

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, Call number: 303 GRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.6 REG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wolf, Jennifer Shaw

Summary: Allie lost everything the night her boyfriend, Trip, died in a horrible car accident-including her memory of the event. She doesn't remember driving on the cliff road. She doesn't recall jumping from the truck just before Trip lost control. As their small town mourns his death, Allie is afraid to remember because doing so means delving into what she's kept hidden for so long, the horrible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WOL

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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1 hold on 2 copies

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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Garrett, Anne G.

Summary: The state of violence in American schools today and methods for making and keeping schools safer places are the topics of this book. Chapter one presents statistics and information on court cases, general statutes, and due process as they relate to school violence. Chapter two discusses characteristics of children with violent tendencies and includes profiles of potentially dangerous children....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.782 GAR

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 179.7 ZIZ

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series and Box Set 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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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

3 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, Call number: 378.1 BAT

Moloney, Ed

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "On condition that their stories be kept secret until after their deaths, two key paramilitary leaders on opposite sides of Northern Ireland's troubles spilled the bloody secrets of their long and violent war"--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5 MOL

Summary: Following the murder of a couple by their eleven-year old son, Detective Harry Ambrose returns to his hometown in rural New York to assess the unsettling and heart wrenching crime. He finds himself pitted against those who'll stop at nothing to protect its secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: The story follows a young mother who, when on a day trip with her husband and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what,' but the 'why.' When an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIN

Summary: "The comic book industry comes together to support the survivors and honor those killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Writers and artists from across the globe have created exclusive new material expressing their sorrow, compassion, frustration, and hope, all inspired by the tragic events. In doing so, they celebrate the victims, survivors, and their families...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LOV

Younge, Gary

Summary: "On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in theUnited States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.6 YOU

Summary: Elder Tales has become a global phenomenon, immersing millions of players in its online fantasy world. However, something goes wrong with the twelfth expansion pack. Eight-year veteran Shiroe and 30,000 other players suddenly find themselves trapped in the game's no-longer-fictional universe!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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