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Wilson, Kevin

Summary: Performance artists Caleb and Camille Fang dedicated themselves to making great art. But when an artist's work lies in subverting normality, it can be difficult to raise well-adjusted children. Just ask Buster and Annie Fang. For as long as they can remember, they starred (unwillingly) in their parents' madcap pieces. but now that they are grown up, the chaos of their childhood has made it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL
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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wilson 2011

Wilson, Kevin

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Summary: Lillian and Madison were unlikely, yet inseparable friends at their boarding school. Then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal, and they have barely spoken since. Years later, Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading for her help. Madison's twin stepkids are moving in, and she wants Lillian to be their caretaker. However, there's a catch: the twins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIL

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Wilson 2019

Wilson, Kevin

Summary: When Isabelle Poole meets Dr. Preston Grind, she's fresh out of high school, pregnant with her art teacher's baby, and totally on her own. Izzy knows she can be a good mother but without any money or relatives to help, she's left searching. Dr. Grind, an awkwardly charming child psychologist, has spent his life studying family, even after tragedy struck his own. Now, with the help of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Wilson, Kevin

Summary: Kevin Wilson's characters inhabit a world that moves seamlessly between the real and the imagined, the mundane and the fantastic. "Grand Stand-In" is narrated by an employee of a Nuclear Family Supplemental Provider<U+2014>a company that supplies "stand-ins" for families with deceased, ill, or just plain mean grandparents. And in "Blowing Up On the Spot," a young woman works sorting tiles at a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2009

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Summary: Adult siblings Baxter and Annie, scarred from an unconventional upbringing, return to their family home. When their parents, performance artists famous for elaborate public hoaxes, go missing under troubling circumstances, Baxter and Annie investigate. Unsure whether it's foul play or just another elaborate ruse, nothing can prepare them for what they discover.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: In her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2021, guest editor Jesmyn Ward says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair." The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersing the reader in powerfully imagined worlds and allowing them to bring some of that power into their own lives. From a stirring portrait of Rodney King's final days to a surreal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2021

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Summary: Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, this film traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family, led by a well-intentioned but domineering father, as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. A heartrending story about the universal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAV

Summary: " ... Dr. Dolittle plays Cupid to a bumbling circus bear to help a group of forest creatures save their habitat. With the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dolittle must teach this overgrown teddy the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Dr. 2002

Summary: Spunky and rebellious, Becky is brought to a weekend getaway at a lake house by her father Jeff in an effort to try to reconnect. The trip immediately takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts on the run, led by the merciless Dominick, suddenly invade the lake house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: When her unconventional family relocates to a quiet country town, 15-year-old Tamara discovers new friends, new romance, and a chance at a normal life. But her mother's sudden illness forces young Tamara to suddenly grow up to keep everyone together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. Assigned to an abandoned fort with a Sioux tribe as his only neighbor, he overcomes the language barrier and mutual fear and distrust to become a friend of the tribe. But his knowledge of their ultimate fate forces him to make a crucial decision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN DAN

Ellis, Warren.

Summary: "Six missions. Six chances to save the world. No time to lose. No margin for error. And no one will ever know-- unless they lose."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc. 2012

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Summary: A U.S. Army soldier is allowed to pick his post; he decides to see the West before it is settled. Based on Michael Blake's novel. On AFI's 100 Movies list.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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Summary: Bud Johnson is an apathetic, beer drinking, lovable loser, who is coasting through a life that is passed him by. His one bright spot in his mundane existence is his precocious, over achieving twelve-year old daughter, Molly. She takes care of them both. She accidentally sets off a chain of events on Election Day, which culminates in the presidential election coming down to one vote, Bud's....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD S

Wilson, Karma.

Summary: The zoo animals go on strike until the tears of a disappointed little girl make them realize that they actually like what they do.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Summary: Renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns for a new season. Using genealogical detective work and cutting-edge DNA analysis, Gates guides influential guests deep into the branches of their family trees, revealing surprising stories of love, hardship, and triumph that transcend borders and merge to form an American root system fortified by its diversity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Summary: Two country handymen and a seismology student discover a desolate town infested with gigantic man-eating creatures that live underground.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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

Shenandoah, Joanne.

Contents: Giving thanks (4:26) -- Circle (5:26) -- Prepare yourself (6:23) -- Daughter of water (7:12) -- 100 winters (4:30) -- Tell me your dreams (5:15) -- Thunder beings (6:38) -- Earth pulse (3:54) -- Her dance (3:29) -- Help us be peaceful (6:04) -- Everyone stand up (5:36).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Wave Records 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/NORTH AMERICAN SHE

Summary: When Doreen Green, also known as Squirrel Girl, volunteers to teach a high school computer programming class, she discovers that one of her students is Kamala Khan, who moonlights as the superhero Ms. Marvel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 MAR

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Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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