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Between the lions( Visual )

102 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 5,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storybook tornado blows into the library and makes a terrible mess. Key word: west. Word family: -est. Target vowel: short e. Target consonant: w. Genre: folk tale. Subject/Themes: the environment and writing stories and poems
Peep & the big wide world( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 4,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Peep, Chirp, and Quack as they explore their big world and then join real kids as they explore their own world
Arthur by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky is excited about preparing for her arrival and visiting China. When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for 'emergencies only, ' Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting. Brain is the smartest kid in his class, but what his friends don't know is that he was kept back in kindergarten
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia, current treatments, and the American obsession with thin women. Interviews health experts and models, ballet dancers, and other young women who are seeking recovery or have conquered their disease
The Inspector Lynley mysteries( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard is assigned to investigate the gruesome murder of a farmer in a seemingly peaceful country village, but it's his new partner, Sgt. Barbara Havers whom he's finding indecipherable. Havers is as gritty, rumpled, and working-class as the Inspector is refined, well-heeled, and sophisticated. -- Container
Yoga for the rest of us by Peggy Cappy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will ease you into the world of yoga - whatever your age or ability - and can become your personal at-home trainer. Discover how easily yoga can be incorporated into your daily routine and how quickly you'll see the benefits for your body and spirit
Vietnam a television history( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
The miracle of life by Northern Virginia Community College( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Evolution( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary television mini-series on evolutionary science and its effect on our lives and on our planet
Walking the Bible with Bruce Feiler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings
Secrets of lost empires by Michael Barnes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television programs on the history of the Colosseum and Stonehenge. Nova sent archaeological teams to each site to test their hypotheses using traditional building techniques
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the race to decode human DNA and raises questions of whether or not we may want to know what's in our genes and whether decoding DNA will lead to cures. Program features Eric Lander, director of the Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research
Saved by the sun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"NOVA presents a provocative mix of scientists, economists, and ordinary citizens who are all pushing the envelope of solar power's untapped potential"--Container
What's up with the weather?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines both sides of the global warming debate
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
Nova( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the lives of three Ethiopian women, rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, who leave home in search of seeking treatment for obstetric fistula. The program follows them walking for hours on their journey to transportation to a special hospital in Addis Ababa where they find solace for the first time in years, and stays with them as their lives begin to change
 
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The Inspector Lynley mysteriesVietnam a television historyEinstein's big ideaEvolutionWalking the Bible with Bruce FeilerKing LearNova