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Shimmer /
By Noël, Alyson.
Riley, dead at age twelve and now a Soul Catcher, works with her teacher Bodhi to help Rebecca, the daughter of a former plantation owner who, furious about being murdered during a 1733 slave revolt, is keeping those who died with her from crossing over.
© [2011], Scholastic,

Pure joy : the dogs we love /
By Steel, Danielle
Presents an endearing love letter to the pet dogs who have enriched the author's life, in a volume that celebrates the laugh-inducing moments, poignant exchanges, and heartfelt farewells shared by her family.

Here today /
By Martin, Ann M.,
In 1963, when her flamboyant mother abandons the family to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, eleven-year-old Ellie Dingman takes charge of her younger siblings, while also trying to deal with her outcast status in school and frightening acts of prejudice toward the "misfits" that live on her street.
© 2004., Scholastic,

Shock wave : a novel /
By Cussler, Clive.
Dirk Pitt of the National Underwater and Marine Agency leads a team to the Antarctic to find out why dolphins and seals are disappearing from around Seymour Island. This brings him in conflict with a mining company which is using deadly sound waves to drill for diamonds. But it also brings romance with the villain's beautiful daughter. By the author of Sahara.
© ©1996., Simon & Schuster,

Your first job /
By Fry, Ronald W.
A guidebook for entry-level job seekers that covers all aspects of jobs and careers in the 1990s, from finding and landing the job you want to keeping your career on an upward track.
© c1996., Career Press,

Impact /
By Greenleaf, Stephen
Two lawyers, friends in law school, are reunited when they represent a beautiful widow in her fight against an airline's legal department that dissects her past.
© c1989., W. Morrow,

I am enough /
By Byers, Grace,
Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

How to find another husband--by someone who did /
By Rothman, Rusty,
Bibliography: p. 187-191.
© c1985., Writer's Digest Books,

Australia /
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Brandon Walters, David Ngoombujarra, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis, Barry Otto, Kerry Walker, Sandy Gore, Ursula Yovich, Lillian Crombie, Yuen Wah, Angus Pilakui, Jacek Koman, Tony Barry, Ray Barrett, Max Cullen, Eddie Baroo.Production and costumes designed by Catherine Martin ; film editors, Dody Dorn, Michael McCusker ; co-producer, Catherine Martin ; original music by David Hirschfelder ; executive music supervisor, Anton Monsted ; visual effects supervisor, Chris Godfrey.MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, a scene of sensuality, and brief strong language.In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier.Special features include: Deleted scenes.

Impact :Flying to D-Day. : the Army Air Forces' confidential picture history of World War II : in eight books, declassified and now published for the general public for the first time, with fourteen new retrospective essays by World War II leaders and journalists /
© c1980., J. Parton,

Dream places : a grand tour of the world's best-loved destinations.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
© 1995., Rand McNally,

Scotland's splendour /
© [1960], Collins,

Hooked on drawing : illustrated lessons and exercises for grades 4 and up /
By Brooke, Sandy.
© c1996., Prentice Hall,

Answer book : fast facts about our world /
Maps & globes -- The universe -- Planet Earth -- Life on Earth -- Climates & habitats -- The human world -- World history -- Science & technology -- Countries of the world.
© c2009., National Geographic,

Dead as a dinosaur : a Mr. and Mrs. North mystery /
By Lockridge, Frances Louise Davis
© 1991., Thorndike Press,

Downton Abbey.
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.Title from disc surface and container.Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Tom Cullen, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Lily James, Rob James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Matt Milne, Lesley Nicol, Julian Ovenden, David Robb, Maggie Smith, Ed Speleers, Cara Theobold, Penelope Wilton, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Giamatti, James Fox.Art director, Charmian Adams ; set decorator, Gina Cromwell ; costume designer, Caroline McCall ; director of photography, Nigel Willoughby, Graham Frake ; production designer, Donal Woods ; editor, Al Morrow, Justin Krish, Paul Garrick ; music, John Lunn.Not rated.1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken.

Downton Abbey.
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.Title from disc surface.Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Tom Cullen, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Lily James, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Julian Ovenden, David Robb, Maggie Smith, Ed Speleers, Penelope Wilton.Composer, John Lunn.Not rated.As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he can't help but question his place in the world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? And with no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret. Downstairs, all of the servants must consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. No one, Mr. Carson to Daisy, will be left unaffected. The Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably intertwined as they rise to meet the new challenges of the day.Disc one. Part one ; Part two ; Part three -- Disc two. Part four ; Part five ; Part six ; Part seven -- Disc 3. Part eight ; Part nine: A Moorland Holiday.

Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal /
By Kinney, Jeff,
A Junior Library Guild selectionGreg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship."Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. It's a new school year, and Greg finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you're ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary." -- Provided by publisher.

War of honor /
By Weber, David,
System requirements for accompanying computer disk: CD-ROM for use with Macintosh or Windows.
© 2002., Baen ; Distributed by Simon & Schuster,

Last words /
By Carlin, George.
The old man and the sunbeam -- Holy Mary, mother of George -- Curious George -- The Ace of Aces and the Dude of Dudes -- Air Marshall Carlin tells you to go fuck yourself -- Two guys in their underwear -- Introducing the very lovely, very talented-- Brenda! -- Those fabulous Sixties -- Inside every silver lining there's a dark cloud -- The long epiphany -- Wurds, werds, words -- High on the hill -- Say goodbye to George Carlin -- Death and taxes -- I get pissed, goddamit! -- Working rageaholic -- Doors close, doors open -- Being, doing, getting -- New York boy.An autobiography that the late comedian nearly completed before he died chronicles his storied career, during which he pushed the boundaries of comedy and language and influenced several generations of performers.
© 2009., Free Press,