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Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016

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

Montgomery, Candice

Summary: On the day Torrey officially becomes a college freshman, he gets a call that might force him to drop out before he's even made it through orientation: the bee farm his beloved uncle Miles left him after his tragic death is being foreclosed on. Torrey would love nothing more than to leave behind the family and neighborhood that's bleeding him dry. But he still feels compelled to care for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MON

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "Erwin doesn't remember much about his journey across Europe when the war finally ended--and with good reason. He spent most of it asleep, carried by other survivors as they emerged from their hiding places or were liberated from the camps and traveled by train, truck, wagon, or on foot to the shores of Naples, where they filled the refugee camps and wondered what was to become of them. As he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Summary: A young heroin addict in Edinburgh tries to kick the habit but his junkie friends aren't making it easy for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: An autobiographical film based on the director's life beginning in 1942 during Hitler's struggle to wrest Egypt, especially the city Alexandria, from the British Army. Yehia, an aspiring actor, and his friends experience the impact of war. Yehia studies cinema in Alexandria, stages his first makeshift productions, and finally reaches the conclusion that his future lies in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALE

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Kenshi Masaki was taken from his home planet, transported to a galaxy far, far away, and captured by a gorgeous princess! This royal beauty quickly claims Kenshi as her personal servant and lends him out to all the lecherous ladies at her prestigious boarding school. On the rare occasion Kenshi doesn't have his hands full with a curvaceous coed, he can be found training for the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation 2009

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Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

Summary: The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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

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Summary: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOO RATED PG

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BOO

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

Summary: Since his mother's confinement to an institution, Andy has lived in the shadow of his stoic father. A family acquaintance, Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs the introverted young man as a photographer to document an asylum tour advocating for his increasingly controversial lobotomy procedure. As the tour progresses and Andy witnesses the doctor's career and life unravel, he begins to identify with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Dickens, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Mastai, Elan

Summary: "There's no such thing as the life you're "supposed" to have ... You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, and moon bases, where avocados never go bad and punk rock never existed. because it wasn't necessary. Except Tom just can't seem to find his place...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAS

Murakami, Haruki

Summary: "The debut short novels--nearly thirty years out of print-- by the internationally acclaimed writer, newly retranslated and in one English-language volume for the first time, with a new introduction by the author. These first major works of fiction by Haruki Murakami center on two young men--an unnamed narrator and his friend and former roommate, the Rat. Powerful, at times surreal, stories of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MUR

Louis, Édouard

Summary: "An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy. "Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again. Today I'm really gonna be a tough guy." Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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Summary: Set in 19th century England, this story follows young David Copperfield's difficult journey from boy to man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series David 2006

Summary: As the year begins to wrap up, Arata and Chizuru must face the end of their Relife. But there's still plenty to do, like get ready for the cultural festival and Christmas dates. Except there's one thing that's been on Chizuru's mind, and despite her best efforts, she can't get An to confirm whether or not Arata is a part of the experiment. Even so, Arata and Chizuru find themselves growing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Doyle, Brian

Summary: "On the last day of summer, a young college grad moved to Chicago and rented a small apartment on the north side of the city, by the lake. This is the story of the five seasons he lived there, during which he meets gangsters, gamblers, policemen, a brave and garrulous bus driver, a cricket player, a librettist, his first girlfriend, a shy apartment manager, and many other riveting souls, not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOY

Gaiman, Neil

Summary: Challenged to retrieve a fallen star, Tristran Thorn leaves the sleepy English village of Wall and crosses into the land of Faerie and the realm of Stormhold. Locating the star, he discovers it is no meteorite, but a young woman, Yvaine. When Yvaine evades him and escapes, Tristran discovers he is not the only one in pursuit of the star: there are dark forces in this magical land, and he must...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in LP Phonograph Record, Call number: VINYL COMEDY/SPOKEN GAI

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: "The first publication of a previously unknown work of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien. Kullervo, son of Kalervo, is perhaps the darkest and most tragic of all J.R.R. Tolkien's characters. "Hapless Kullervo," as Tolkien called him, is a luckless orphan boy with supernatural powers and a tragic destiny. Brought up in the homestead of the dark magician Untamo, who killed his father, kidnapped his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOL

Summary: Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Allen, Danielle S.

Summary: The author relates how her cousin was imprisoned at the age of fifteen for attempted carjacking and how she took him in upon his release, only to lose him to the deadly streets of South Central L.A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLEN, MICHAEL ALEXANDER ALL

Owen, James A.

Summary: Three young men are entrusted with the Imaginarium Geographica, an atlas of fantastical places to which they travel in hopes of defeating the Winter King whose bid for power is related to the First World War raging in the Real World.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OWE

Summary: Desperate to pay off mounting debts, a young man living in China agrees to carry out an assassination in South Korea. Soon the man finds himself at the center of a dangerous conspiracy as he begins to uncover a vicious trap of betrayal and lies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YEL

Gaiman, Neil.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of young Tristran Thorn and his adventures in the land of Faerie. He has fallen in love with beautiful Victoria Forester and in order to win her hand, he must retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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