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Availability: 126.96.36.199/... The Amityville Horror (Widescreen Special Edition) / screenplay by Scott Kosar ; directed by Andrew Douglas. A young couple and their children who move into a house that was once the site of a horrific series of murders.
Availability: 188.8.131.52/... John Carpenter's Halloween A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Availability: 184.108.40.206/... X-Men: Days of Future Past / screenplay by Simon Kinberg ; director, Bryan Singer. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past; to save our future.
Availability: 220.127.116.11/... The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary / story and screenplay, Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper ; producer/director, Tobe Hooper. 40 years ago, five youths on a weekend getaway in the Texas countryside fell prey to a butcher in a mask made of human skin and his cannibalistic family, and horror cinema would never be the same.
COMING SOON - Availability: 18.104.22.168/... Thinking Strategies Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines-Philip Yenawine “What’s going on in this picture?” With this one question and a carefully chosen work of art, teachers can start their students down a path toward deeper learning and other skills now encouraged by the Common Core State Standards.
COMING SOON - Availability: 22.214.171.124/... The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4) by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author), Matt Wagner (Illustrator), George Pratt (Illustrator), Dick Giordano (Illustrator), Kelley Jones (Illustrator), P. Craig Russell (Illustrator), Mike Dringenberg (Illustrator), Malcolm Jones III (Illustrator)What happens when Lucifer decides to leave hell? - the fourth volume of The Sandman answers that question as Dream heads to Hell once again.
COMING SOON - Availability: 126.96.36.199/... Saga, Volume 3 (Saga #13-18) by Brian K. Vaughan - Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the universe. Searching for their literary hero, new parents Marko and Alana travel to a cosmic lighthouse on the planet Quietus, while the couple's multiple pursuers fi...more
COMING SOON - Availability: 188.8.131.52/... Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls (The New 52) Paperback – March 26, 2013 by Scott Snyder Batman puts down an insurrection at Arkham Asylum when one of the guards is paid to release the inmates. Harvey Bullock discovers a tortured murder victim pinned to the wall of his apartment with numerous knives bearing an owl insignia. They find a hidden message on the wall saying that "Bruce Wayne will die tomorrow,"
Availability: 184.108.40.206/... The sea and civilization : a maritime history of the world / Lincoln Paine. A retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.
Availability: 220.127.116.11/... The Sandman: A Game of You - Book V (Sandman Collected Library) Author Neil Giman - Take an apartment house, mix in a drag queen, a lesbian couple, some talking animals, a talking severed head, a confused heroine, and the deadly Cuckoo. Stir vigorously with a hurricane and Morpheus himself and you get this fifth installment of the Sandman series
Availability: 18.104.22.168/... Sandman: World's End v. 8 (Paperback)World's End' tells of travellers caught in the vortex of a reality storm. They wait out the storm by sharing tales in the flickering amber glow of the fire. As the accounts are related, a larger design unfolds.
Availability: 22.214.171.124/... Snapshots of Reality: A Practical Guide to Formative Assessment in Library Instruction- Authors Mary Snyder Broussard, Rachel Hickoff-Cresko, and Jessica Urick Oberlin for ACR - Snapshots of Reality is a practical book for instructional librarians. The chapters in this volume assume that classroom-based assessment does not have to take away from invaluable instruction time, nor does it have to be some overwhelmingly complicated task.
Availability: 126.96.36.199/... THE LOGIC OF LIFE Author-Tim Hartford “Life often seems to defy logic. When a prostitute agrees to unprotected sex, or a teenage criminal embarks on a burglary, or a smoker lights another cigarette, we seem to be a million miles from what we would call rational behaviour.
Availability: 188.8.131.52/... Superintelligence Paths, Dangers, Strategies by author Nick Bostrom - The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become very powerful.
Availability: 184.108.40.206/... Art of Seamanship: Evolving Skills, Exploring Oceans, and Handling Wind, Waves, and Weather by Ralph Naranjo - Wind, waves, weather, and water demand the practiced art of seamanship "Planning and reacting to the unanticipated are the flip sides of seamanship. This blending of pre-voyage preparedness with effective on-the-water response is learned rather than inherent—together they define the art of seamanship.
Availability: 220.127.116.11/... The Fourth Revolution: How the infosphere is reshaping human reality by Luciano Floridi . The Author -one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the way we shop, work, learn, care for our health, entertain ourselves, conduct our relationships; the way we interact with the worlds of law, finance, and politics.
Availability: 18.104.22.168/... World Order Hardcover – September 9, 2014 by Henry Kissinger - The Author offers a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. era—Kissinger now reveals his analysis of the ultimate challenge for the twenty-first century:
Availability: 22.214.171.124/... Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders - L. David Marquet (Author) Turn the Ship Around! is the true story of how the Santa Fe skyrocketed from worst to first in the fleet by challenging the U.S. Navy’s traditional leader-follower approach. Struggling against his own instincts to take control, he instead achieved the vastly more powerful model of giving control.
Availability: 126.96.36.199/... Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State by Cass R. Sunstein The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is the United States’s regulatory overseer. In Valuing Life, Cass R. Sunstein draws on his firsthand experience as the Administrator of OIRA from 2009 to 2012 to argue that we can humanize regulation—and save lives in the process.
COMING SOON - Availability: 188.8.131.52/... Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty. LibraryReads pick September 2014.