Powell, John 1963-
Most widely held works about John Powell
Most widely held works by John Powell
How to train your dragon ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and Hmong and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
Ice age. Dawn of the dinosaurs ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut and in the process may find his true love; Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth; Diego, the saber-toothed tiger, wonders if he's growing too 'soft' hanging with his pals; and Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs. On a mission to rescue the hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a mysterious underground world where they have some very close encounters with dinosaurs, battle flora and fauna, and where they meet a relentless, one-eyed, dino-hunting weasel named Buck.
Two weeks notice ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits.
The Bourne identity ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,464 libraries worldwide
Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.
P.S.I love you ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future.
The Bourne supremacy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.
I am Sam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need.
United 93 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target.
The Italian job ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
Charlie, the mastermind of a Venice heist, is overseen by John, a lifelong criminal. But the thieves are ruthlessly double-crossed by one of their own, Steve. In order to get their stolen gold bars back, Charlie enlists John's reluctant safecracking-prodigy daughter, Stella. But Steve proves himself to be one step ahead of them, and Charlie finds that he'll have to make some daring last-minute changes to their plan by creating the largest traffic jam in Los Angeles' history.
Shrek ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
Chicken run ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
While the chickens on Mrs. Tweedy's farm dream of a better life, a clever hen named Ginger is hatching plans to fly the coop for good. The only problem is, chickens can't fly, or can they? Every escape attempt goes fowl until Rocky, a smooth-talking All-American rooster, crash lands in the coop. It's hardly poultry in motion when Rocky attempts to teach Ginger and her fine feathered friends to fly, but, with teamwork, determination, and a little bit of cluck, the fearless flock plots one last daring attempt in a spectacular bid for freedom.
Green zone ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
During the Iraq war, U.S. Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller leads Mobile Exploitation Team-Delta (MET-D) on a fruitless search of suspected WMD sites. When he wonders out loud why the intelligence is all wrong, he's told not rock the boat. Soon Miller, working with a local Iraqi informant named Freddy, is going after a Ba'athist general named Al-Rawi. CIA agent Martin Brown and journalist Lawrie Dayne share Miller's doubts; each have some pieces to the puzzle. They try to help Miller out, but Department of Defense official Clark Poundstone treats the WMD problem like a PR kerfuffle. When a Delta Force squad is dispatched to intimidate him and shut his team down, Miller's questioning mutates into a quest: to learn the identity and motives of "Magellan," the highly protected source of this faulty information.
Ice age. The meltdown ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
While Scrat the Saber-toothed Squirrel is still trying to find his precious acorn, the misfit trio of Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-tooth Tiger have settled down in an isolated valley with numerous other animals. However, the trio soon discover that the ice wall surrounding the valley is barely holding back a massive body of water behind it and the melting state threatens to break the wall and flood the valley. With their one chance of survival being a boat at the other end of the valley, the trio make a desperate exodus there. Along the way, they meet Ellie, a female mammoth who is convinced that she is an opossum like her brothers. While the strange group continues their trek across the valley, they must learn to get along. Manny struggles to find some connection to Ellie, who may be the only other one of his kind.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
John and Jane Smith are a married couple who are beginning to get bored with their quiet domestic life. What they don't know, however, is that they are both assassins, secretly traveling around the world and killing for hire. But their separate lives are about to collide when the discover they are each other's next target.
Antz ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas, whose chances with the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. When Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn.
Agent Cody Banks ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Cody Banks es solamente un joven típico, pero tiene un secreto - es un agente joven de la CIA. Su tarea es hacerse amigo de una compañera de clase para llegar a su papá, quien ayuda sin saberlo una organización mala. Puede completar su misión y quedarse con la chica?
Alfie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Alfie is what you'd call an unrepentant womanizer. He is a limo driver working in New York City, which, of course, provides him ample opportunity to continue his womanizing ways. That is until reality slaps him in the face. His carnality eventually gets in the way, and he decides to change his wandering ways.
The Bourne supremacy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.
Paycheck ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Jennings is the best reverse-engineer in the business. He is hired by his friend Rethrick to do a special job, with the promise of a multi-million dollar paycheck when successfully completed. When he is finished, all memory of what he had been working on is erased from his mind. That's when his problem really start to begin. He is hunted by the FBI for something he has no recollection of doing and has little time to work it out. Before his memory wipe, he sent himself 19 seemingly unconnected objects, to allow him to put the puzzle together and discover just what has gone on and what he has done.
Drumline ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Halftime is party time for the gifted street drummer who snares the top spot in his university's marching band. However, he initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top.
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