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Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Lowry, Lois.

Summary: At the annual Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas is chosen for something special as his life assignment. This leads him to The Giver, a man who holds all the memories of the past. Through this man, Jonas learns the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2000

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LOW
1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LOW

Harkness, Deborah E.

Summary: A fully illustrated guide to Deborah Harkness's #1 New York Time A Discovery of Witches In The World of All Souls, Harkness shares the rich sources of inspiration behind her bewitching novels. She draws together synopses, character bios, maps, recipes, and even the science behind creatures, magic, and alchemy--all with her signature historian's touch. Bursting with fascinating facts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Shepard, Ray Anthony

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Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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Korda, Michael

Summary: The acclaimed author of the "New York Times"-bestseller "Ike" returns with a definitive new biography of the legendary British scholar, adventurer, soldier, and hero who became a myth in his lifetime--T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Lawrence 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.415 KOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LAWRENCE KOR

Summary: Collects articles, interviews, poems, and stories on romance, friendship, and self-care from the online magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305 ROO

Summary: Jumpin' Jupiter! The stars of Space Jam have teamed up for a winning collection of 30 uproarious Looney Tunes adventures. The starting lineup begins with Bugs Bunny at his buggiest, facing off against a mad scientist, a gruff construction worker, a peeved papa gorilla and more. Next on the court is Daffy Duck in a showcase that includes a fowl friend as a pushy insurance salesman, and amateur...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Noah Adams, boasting over thirty years broadcasting experience on National Public Radio, presents a collection of entertaining stories and informational experiences focused on America's roadside attractions, including such selections as Unraveling the story behind a big ball of twine; Backyard folk; Art thrives in Michigan; and At Velvet Museum, get in touch with kitsch.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.44 NPR

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Roth, Geneen.

Summary: The bestselling author of "When Food Is Love" helps overeaters find the underlying reasons for using food as an emotional buffer. Roth also provides seven basic guidelines for eating and other therapeutic self-help tools.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 616.85 Rot

Dashner, James

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2009

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD-YA FIC DAS

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC DAS

Summary: Vietnam, 1968. A true story of a middle-aged air force officer, LTC Iceal Hambleton, who's never seen combat before. He is stranded behind enemy lines and all he can do is wait and hope. Then a voice crackles over his radio, and he has found a friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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Dickens, Charles

Summary: Hard Times is the story of two children, Tom and Louisa Gradgrind, whose lives have become bitter products of their father's educarional philosophy. In his relentless reliance on the acquisition of facts and facts alone, Father Gradgrind has made his children's lives a passionless purgatory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1992

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Summary: A stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and Thomas Wolfe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Genius 2016

Summary: 20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mamma 2008

Cummings, E. E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright 1978

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.481 Cummi

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair, Publisher 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 JOH

Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 KIN

Summary: Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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

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: A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, fugitive killer Duke Mantee sweats out a manhunt, holding disillusioned writer Alan Squier, young waitress Gabby Maple, and a handful of others hostage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Contents: Five Hebrew love songs ; Cloudburst ; I thank you God for most this amazing day ; She weeps over Rahoon ; Little birds ; Water night ; Sleep / Eric Whitacre -- Agnus Dei / Edward Elgar-David Giardiniere -- Hymn to the mother of God / John Tavener -- There will be rest / Frank Ticheli -- Ave Maria / Giancarlo Aquilanti -- Tonight eternity alone / René Clausen -- O magnum mysterium / Morten...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VA Water 2003

Adams, Richard

Summary: Examines the events of the Civil War through the eyes of General Robert E. Lee's closest companion and devoted horse, Traveller.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA