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Summary: Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MOS

Summary: Two friends are involved with the battle between Australia and the German-occupied Turks in this commentary on the wastes of war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2005

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

Summary: Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video and Turner Entertainment Co. 1997

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

Summary: After a sneak attack by a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his vessel, Captain "Lucky" Jack Aubrey is torn between duty and friendship as he embarks on a thrilling, high-stakes chase across two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy at any cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Blu-ray Movie Master 2003

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEA

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEA RATED PG-13

Summary: Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mosquito 1999

Summary: Inspired by an incredible true story beginning in 1940 when seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberian gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most merciless landscapes. They have little food and few supplies. They don't know or trust each other. But together, they must withstand nature at its most extreme. Their humanity is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WAY

Summary: An Amish boy witnesses a murder, and the cop on the case discovers it's part of a conspiracy in his department. Includes all-new special features including a five part documentary and much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WIT

Summary: A young man who survived a plane crash becomes more wildly alive and takes more risks when he discovers that the crash transformed him into a man without fear of death. Meanwhile, his wife struggles to find within him the man she married, and another survivor of the crash believes nothing and no one can heal her pain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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

Summary: During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAS

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Master 2004

Horacek, Petr

Summary: "The tiger is the most fearless animal in the jungle, but when hunters take him to a cage in the city he discovers there is something much more valuable than strength or power"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOR

Horáček, Petr.

Summary: A little girl sees a beautiful butterfly in the garden one day and while searching for the butterfly the next day she is amazed by all of the other colors in the garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Horac

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOR

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: STO Hor

Beckmann, Petr.

Contents: Dawn -- Belt -- Early Greeks -- Euclid -- Roman pest -- Archimedes of Syracuse -- Dusk -- Night -- Awakening -- Digit hunters -- Last Archimedeans -- Prelude to breakthrough -- Newton -- Euler -- Monte Carlo method -- Transcendence of [pi] -- Modern circle squarers -- Computer age -- Chronological table.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 512.709 BEC

Horacek, Petr.

Summary: Suzy longs to be different from all the other geese, but learns that imitating a lion may not be the best way to express her individuality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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Horáček, Petr.

Summary: When Mouse discovers that the big juicy apple she finds is too big to fit into her tiny home, she sets out to find a larger house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Hor

Leier, Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GUILD Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.41 LEI

Horacek, Petr.

Summary: A family drives their noisy car to Grandma's house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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Horáček, Petr

Summary: Rejected by his fellow penguins because of his unusual color, minimal diving, and jumping skills, Blue Penguin begins to sing in his loneliness and wonders if he will be able to convince the others that he is one of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOR

Horáček, Petr

Summary: A young child gets ready for bed by finishing playtime, eating supper, taking a bath, brushing teeth, and listening to a story before snuggling down for sleep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

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Horáček, Petr.

Summary: One night on the farm everything is topsy-turvy and the moon will only smile when things are put right. It's time for him to light the stars, one by one. This deeply satisfying counting story twinkles with warmth and ingenuity. Interactive and great fun, this book combines die-cut pages and peek-through holes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOR

Horáček, Petr

Summary: Assured by his animal friends that their meadow is the best place in the world, Hare embarks on a journey to see other places. He visits beautiful green fields, gushing rivers, and starlit deserts before missing his friends back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOR

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