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Summary: In this documentary, Che Smith (a.k.a. Rhymefest, the Grammy-winning rapper) reunites with his father, an alcoholic living on the streets of Chicago, and struggles to deliver him to safety and an existence that is productive and meaningful, in essence, taking responsibility for the man who had abandoned him as a young child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Edman, Elizabeth M.

Summary: "Frustrated by the notion that “Christian love = tolerance,” Edman argues that Christianity, at its scriptural core, is not a tradition that is hostile to queer people but is, in fact, itself inherently queer. Edman reveals how “queering” Christianity—that is, disrupting simplistic ways of thinking about gender and sexuality--can illuminate contemporary Christian faith and shows why queer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 EDM

Simon, Elizabeth

Summary: Describes how to care for an iguana as a pet, their life cycle, the different parts of an iguana, and famous iguana tales throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weigl Publishers Inc. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 639.39542 SIM

Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV FR 1

Summary: The story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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

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

Summary: Five years after the shocking events that rocked her hometown in New Zealand, Detective Robin Griffin has returned to Sydney and is trying to rebuild her life. When the unidentified body of an Asian girl washes up on Bondi Beach, there appears little hope of finding the killer, until Robin realizes "China Girl" didn't die alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Collects five stories about princesses who overcome obstacles to realize their dreams and create happy lives for themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Rudnick, Elizabeth.

Summary: While battling the Absorbing Man, the Incredible Hulk is captured and brought to the Cube after saving two S.H.I.E.L.D. agents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUD

Summary: Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Heiman, Diane.

Summary: Career choices ranging from clothing designer, coach, animator to aerospace engineer and many more are explored. Includes interviews with real women, activities for girls to "try out" each career, quizzes, puzzles and journal pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.7 HEI

Rudnick, Elizabeth.

Summary: When the United Nations is attacked, Tony Stark becomes Iron Man to save the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUD

Summary: Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2014.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 BES

Rudnick, Elizabeth.

Summary: The Norse god Thor, a member of the Avengers superhero team, helps people in trouble and battles the supervillain team the Wrecking Crew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2013

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Summary: "Germany 1958. In those years, "Auschwitz" was a word that some people had never heard of, and others wanted to forget as quickly as possible. Against the will of his immediate superior, young prosecutor Johann Radmann begins to examine the case of recently identified teacher who was a former Auschwitz guard. Radmann soon lands in a web of repression and denial, but also of idealization. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LAB

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

Summary: The complete third season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring thirty-seven episodes aired in 1961-62.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: For decades, science fiction has compelled us to imagine futures both inspring and cautionary. Whether it's a warning message from a survey ship, a harrowing journey to a new world, or the adventures of well-meaning AI, science fiction inspires the imagination and delivers a lens through which we can view ourselvs and the world around us. With The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Four,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade books 2019

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Summary: Raffi's most popular songs sung by some of country's most popular musicians. You and your child will love Marty Stuart's rendition of Naturally, while The Bowling Song is covered by Asleep at the Wheel.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JUV COU

Summary: In July 2000, scientists made an announcement that triggered front-page headlines around the globe: they had read over 3-billion chemical 'letters' that make up human DNA, and done it faster than anyone expected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 599.935 DVD Cracking 2004

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

Rusch, Elizaberth

Summary: An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TES

Winthrop, Elizabeth.

Summary: A gift of a toy castle, complete with silver knight, introduces William to an adventure involving magic and a personal quest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1985

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

Cohen, Lizabeth

Contents: New Haven in the 1950s: creating a laboratory for urban renewal -- The making of an urban renewer -- Urban renewal as a liberal project -- Trouble right here in model city -- Boston in the 1960s: rebuilding the city on the hill -- Sizing up the old Boston-- Battling for a new Boston -- Negotiating neighborhoods -- New York in the 1970s and 1980s: winning and losing an empire in the empire state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "Oscar- winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world's most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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