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Wilson-Lee, Edward

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books tells the story of the first and greatest visionary of the print age, a man who saw how the explosive expansion of knowledge and information generated by the advent of the printing press would entirely change the landscape of thought and society. He also happened to be Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, while his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B COLON WIL

Summary: The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego, plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack and Ivy. Based on the award-winning line of educational computer games, the energizing series is rich in both excitement and education as Carmen Sandiego attempts to steal the most valuable objects in the world. It's up to the detectives and the audience to figure out where in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cookie Jar 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WHE

Contents: disc 1. You upset me baby (B.B. King) -- Midnight in the Barrel House (Johnny Otis feat. Pete "Guitar" Lewis) -- First time I met the blues (Buddy Guy) -- Cotton crop blues (James Cotton feat. Pat Hare) -- Lookin' for my baby (Little Milton) -- Rock me (Muddy Waters) -- The stumble (Freddy King) -- All your love (I miss loving) (Otis Rush) -- Chicken-hearted woman (Clarence Samuels feat. Johnny...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantastic Voyage/Future Noise Music 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SCR

Contents: First recorded promotional message on the Edison Phonograph (1906) / Len Spencer -- The German peril (1917) / Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany James Gerard Watson (i.e. James Watson Gerard) -- Address from France (1918) / General J.J. "Black Jack" Pershing -- On Lindbergh's return to the U.S. (1927) / President Calvin Coolidge and Charles Lindbergh -- Abdication address (1936) / King Edward...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA GRE

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EMP

Summary: Maggie is a young plainswoman raising her two daughters in the desolate wilderness of New Mexico. When daughter Lily is kidnapped by a dark-hooded phantom with shape-shifting powers, Maggie's long-estranged father offers to help find her. Though stunned by his return, Maggie knows she must swallow both hurt and pride if she is ever to see Lily again. Unaware of the frightening events that lurk...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: The search begins. For the mistress and the son of a mob boss. For Barry 'Bottomless Pit' Rosen, missing soon after he won a competitive chili-eating contest. For an air traffic controller who reported possible terrorist activity. For a basketball star, a stripper, a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Some of them are reunited with loved ones. Some remain forever missing. All are part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2012

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

Contents: disc 1. Day tripper (Shockabilly) -- Killing time (The Massacre) -- Télé, après le météo (Ferdinand) -- Disco rough (Mathematiques Modernes) -- Day breaks, day heals (Thomas Leer & Robert Rental) -- Living in vain (Snakefinger) -- Downing Street rock (Blackbeard; Winston Edwards) -- Sport (Lightnin' Rod) -- The Escapades of Futura 2000 (Future 2000; The Clash) -- Wildstyle (Timezone) -- Makossa...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Strut Records 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CHA

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Contents: Disc 1. The camp meeting jubilee (Unknown) -- My man rocks me (Trixie Smith) -- Kansas city blues (Jim Jackson) -- Going to move to Alabama (Charley Patton) -- Move it on over (Hank Williams) -- It's tight like that (Tampa Red) -- Pinetop's boogie woogie (Clarence "Pinetop" Smith) -- Jimmy's blues (Jimmy Blythe) -- Crazy about my baby (Blind Roosevelt Graves) -- Tiger rag (Washboard Rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FIR

Gilson, Che.

Summary: When 15-year-old Priscilla's parents pass away, she has nowhere to go but to her last "living" relatives in the European town of Nachtwald. Once there, she learns that not only is Nachtwald populated by ghosts, werewolves, witches and other preternatural beings, but that her relatives are vampires. Amidst the pandemonium, she turns to her diary, and slowly learns what it takes to survive a new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TOKYOPOP, Inc. 2015

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Contents: Disc 1. Some Commodore highlights: Love is just around the corner Eddie Condon (3:03) -- Strange fruit Billie Holiday (3:10) -- A good man is hard to find pt. 1 (jam session) (4:25) -- (You're some) Pretty doll Fats Waller (with Eddie Condon) (2:49) -- (Back home in) Indiana Don Byas, Slam Stewart (5:13) -- At a Georgia camp meeting Sidney Bechet (3:13) -- A handful of stars: Way down yonder in...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: GRP Records 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ COM

Summary: Henry Kent meets writer Daisy Langrish and offers to take care of her overgrown garden. The relationship develops but Mr. Kent is fooling no one but Daisy!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2006

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

Summary: While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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

Summary: In 19th century New Mexico, a father comes home hoping to reconcile with his daughter, Maggie. Maggie's daughter is kidnapped, forcing father and daughter to work together to get her back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Salvagers discover the Antonia Graza, an Italian luxury liner with a dark secret. The passenger ship has been missing since 1962, floating adrift on the Bering Sea, the salvagers claim the vessel as their own. But the Antonia Graza in not uninhabited. Once towing of the ghost ship towards harbor has begun, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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Dillon, Leo

Summary: In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Johnson, J. J.

Contents: El camino real (6:10) -- Enigma (6:25) -- Gingerbread boy (5:20) -- Canonn for Bela (3:20) -- Comfort zone (7:48) -- Wild is the wind (5:02) -- If I hit the lottery (4:08) -- Cross currents (6:52) -- Ballad for Joe (4:26) -- Cadenza (1:41) -- Why Indianapolis, why not Indianapolis? (5:51) -- Horn of plenty (3:33) -- Ballade (6:30) -- Swing spring (3:21).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Verve 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JOH

Summary: Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie About 2003

Wilson, Bee.

Summary: Since prehistory, humans have striven to tame fire and ice, and have braved the business ends of mashers, scrapers, and razor-sharp knives—all in the name of creating something delicious (or, at least, edible). The technology of food matters even when we barely notice it is there, but in recent years kitchen technology has become increasingly elaborate and eye-catching, transforming the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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