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Summary: The film tells the story of young Ramen Chef Masato who leaves his home and family's shop in Japan after his father dies in search of his mother's family and the recipes she left behind in Singapore. There he traces a culinary path of delicious signature dishes to find his estranged family across the sea. With the help of food blogger Miki, he learns the recipes of his mother's homeland and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Guojing

Summary: In this wordless graphic novel, a young girl traveling from her city apartment to her grandmother's country home becomes lost and enters a fantastical world in the clouds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GUO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GUO

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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Summary: Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Herg,̌

Summary: Whether he's trolling the high seas for treasure or blasting off for the moon, young reporter-sleuth Tintin and his faithful dog, Snowy, have delighted readers everywhere for generations with their timeless adventures. Join Tintin and Snowy as they tackle the toughest mysteries around the world in The Castafiore Emerald, Flight 714, and Tintin and the Picaros.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 1993

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Benga

Contents: Zero m2 -- Night -- B4 the dual -- E trips -- Someone 20 -- Light bulb -- Crunked up -- Go tell them -- Cut -- Emotions -- 3 minutes -- Pleasure -- 26 basslines -- Loose synths.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tempa 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BEN

Gong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Herg,̌

Summary: Tintin, a young reporter, and his dog Snowy journey around the world, and even to the Moon, seeking adventure and solving mysteries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HER

Summary: The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. A relationship is formed between an ex-gangster trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Leng, Qin

Summary: "With beautifully composed watercolor illustrations, Qin Leng recalls her own childhood in this story about a little girl who has always been the smallest: smallest of the family, smallest in school, smallest in a crowd. The girl faces her own set of challenges, but her loving parents and an unexpected visitor might change her perception for good."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LEN

Shepherd, Peng

Summary: "Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love. It is a sweeping debut that illuminates the power that memories have not only on the heart, but on the world itself. One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man's shadow disappears--an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHE

Meng, Cece.

Summary: When Old Turtle dies and is taken back by the sea, his friends remember that he was a wonderful teacher and friend who made his world a better place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MEN

Alexander, Zeno

Summary: When her parents are off traveling the globe, Lenora finds a secret doorway to a library containing all the universe's wisdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALE

Zent, Sheila.

Summary: Twenty designs for fashion-minded teens, with photos and easy-to-follow instructions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixth&Spring Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.2 ZEN

Meng, Cece.

Summary: Three independent chicks who dare to be different are reprimanded by the other barnyard residents for not being quiet and docile, until the smart, fearless trio takes on a runaway tractor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE MEN

Teng, Vienna

Contents: Feather moon (4:04) -- Harbor (4:23) -- Hope on fire (3:45) -- Shine (2:37) -- Mission Street (4:30) -- My medea (4:07) -- Shasta (Carrie's song) (3:29) -- Homecoming (Walter's song) (5:45) -- Anna Rose (3:05) -- Passage (4:17) -- The atheist Christmas carol (4:24)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Virt Records 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE TEN

Zeno Tornado.

Contents: High -- I love it -- City lights -- Hanging loose -- Blah blah baby -- Liver lover -- Love -- Highway man -- Road movie -- Lives a pissing against the wind -- Family man -- The fool -- Vanbang -- Rebel.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Voodoo Rhythm 2003

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