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Books

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A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers

A little girl sails her raft across a sea of words, arriving at the house of a small boy and calling him away on an adventure. Through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, the two travel together on a fantastical journey that unlocks the boy’s imagination. Now a lifetime of magic and adventure lies ahead of him . . . but who will be next?

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How This Book Was Made by Mac Barnett

You may think you know how this book was made, but you don't. Sure, the author wrote many drafts, and the illustrator took a long time creating the art, but then what? How'd it get into your hands? Well, open the cover and read through these pages to find out. Just beware of the pirates and angry tiger.

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The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield

Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark.


But when he watches the ground-breaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.


DVDs

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Underdogs

In this animated comedy with a whole lot of heart, Jake, with the help of the toy figures from his foosball table, embarks on a wild adventure in an attempt to save his village.

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The Jungle Book

In Disney's live-action epic adventure directed by Jon Favreau, Mowgli, a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves, embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he's forced to abandon the only home he's ever known.

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The Angry Birds

In this clever animated comedy, meet Red, Chuck and Bomb, a team of unlikely heroes, and finally learn why the birds are so angry!

Books

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The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who believes herself to be living off manna from heaven, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl.

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Woman of God by James Patterson

The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement reinvigorating the Church is about to reach the Vatican, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies who aren't afraid to kill for their cause.

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First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Piper Dove is a woman with a dream—to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy.

Which is why a great detective needs a first rate imagination. “The fact is . . . I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged.”


DVDs

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

The Turtles are back to battle a bigger threat alongside April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones. As they prepare to take on supervillain Shredder and his henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, they find themselves facing an even greater evil: the sinister Krang.

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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Mac and Kelly are forced to team up with their ex-neighbor Teddy to stop Shelby and the ladies of Kappa Nu in order to restore the peace and make their move to the suburbs.

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Money Monster

In the real-time, high stakes thriller, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor, who has lost everything (Jack O’Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.

Books

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Bad Girls of Fashion: Style Rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga by Jennifer Croll

Bad Girls of Fashion explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality.

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Making it Right: Building Peace, Settling Conflict by Marilee Peters

Making It Right relates true stories of young people who are working in innovative ways to further peaceful resolution of conflict and to heal past wounds. The book begins with individual injustices, such as bullying, and works up to collective ones, like wars. Each chapter begins with a dramatic fictional account, making the topic engaging and relevant for kids.