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Temple Grandin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle.
The Pacific ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
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.
Grey Gardens ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives.
4 little girls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern.
True blood. The complete second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire.
You don't know Jack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Angel of mercy, or murderous 'Doctor Death'? Jack Kevorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.
True blood. The complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiancé, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington.
Into the storm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
This sequel to the award-winning film The Gathering Storm offers an intimate look at the making of a nation's hero, when Churchill was at his most commanding and effective. It shows how his prowess as a great wartime leader ultimately undermined his political career and threatened his marriage.
A dog year ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story.
If God is willing and da creek don't rise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
This follow-up to director Spike Lee's documentary, When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, focuses on the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Bookending stories of individual heartache and perseverance are two momentous events: the historic 2010 Super Bowl victory by the New Orleans Saints and the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Bored to death. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Meet Jonathan Ames: writer, romantic, unlicensed private detective. Moonlighting from his job as a novelist and writer for a New York magazine, Jonathan is looking to jettison some heavy emotional baggage (his girlfriend just dumped him, okay?) through an unusual second career of cracking cases of missing persons, espionage and infidelity in the Big Apple.
Get Smart. Season 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Max and 99 pursue their elusive KAOS adversaries around the world - going from Greenland to the scorching sands of the Sahara desert; come face-to-face with their dastardly foes; stay in a Bedoin tent; stay at the "Pussycat Club;" and deep beneath the eaves in a secret KOAS submarine. The madcap misadventures just get funnier.
Wishful drinking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
As she demonstrates in this uproarious and often poignant performance, Carrie Fisher is not just an accomplished actress, screenwriter and best selling author. She's the offspring of showbiz royalty, daughter of celebrated actress Debbie Reynolds and crooner Eddie Fisher, whose very public affair with Elizabeth Taylor ended a storybook marriage. Revealed is the not-so-glittering side of being a celebrity, combining wry wit and raw facts to humanize Fisher's topsy-turvy life.
Teenage paparazzo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
An exploration of the tenuous relationship between celebrities and the people who make a living selling their images. After a chance encounter with a 13-year-old paparazzo, Austin Visschedyk, Grenier takes a step back to think about the celebrity- obsessed culture that has produced the boy. Adrian starts hanging out with the young photographer, learning the tricks of the trade, as well as what made the precocious teen want to spend his free time running around looking for celebrities.
The life & times of Tim. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Meet Tim, an ordinary guy who makes a habit out of misunderstanding. On the surface, Tim is a nice, even-keeled, 20-something New Yorker who just wants to get promoted at work, but the simplest day-to-day decisions always seem to get in his way.
Brave New Voices. 2010 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Celebrates youthful excitement, creative expression, and inspired stage presentations. Captures the exhilarating verbal adrenaline of the freewheeling Grand Slam Finals showdown between four teams; Denver, Albuquerque, the California Bay Area and New York City, all performing in front of a raucous audience at L.A.'s Saban Theatre.
El perro y el gato. The adventure begins/La aventura comienza ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Meet El Perro y El Gato. In their debut show, they introduce preschoolers as well as older brothers and sisters to their non-stop world. With lots of vibrant colors and plenty of attitude, these two best friends, a dynamic dog and a laid-back cat, create wonderful adventures from the beach to the zoo to the first day of school. And everything is in English and in Spanish. El Perro y El Gato is a totally fun way to learn both languages!
El perro y el gato. From here to there/De aqui para alla ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Who wants to be an astronaut? Or a vet? Or go on a jungle adventure? Then join up with El Perro y El Gato, two best friends who go from an under the sea encounter with an octopus to a not-quite-ordinary trip to the supermarket. Wherever they go, it's always fun, and always in English and in Spanish. This dog and cat are going places!
El perro y el gato. Together again/Juntos otra vez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Take a trip with El Perro y El Gato as they pack for a vacation in the wild, wild west and the hills of Hollywood. Don't forget your sunglasses! And the adventures don't end at the airport! It's non-stop action as our gregarious dog and unflappable cat figure out what it means to be best friends, and pass on a few bilingual lessons, of course. Learning a new language has never been so much fun!
El perro y el gato. Unleashed/Sin correa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
What could be more fun than hanging out with an unstoppable dog and a taking-it-easy cat, and learning a new language along the way? Their worldviews may be different, but they're still best friends, and totally bilingual. El Perro y El Gato make some beautiful music, do a little yoga, walk us through all four seasons, and welcome a new baby to the family.
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