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October 2016

Donald in Mathmagic Land / 1959

"With Disney's trademark blend of music and animation, Donald in Mathmagic Land travels across the curriculum and right into the real world. Students can actually see math's connections to art, architecture, plants, sports, and games. This Classroom Edition DVD includes Public Performance Rights and a printable teacher's guide."

QA40.5 .D6 2004



 

Everything is illuminated / 2005

A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

PN1997.S345 E94 2005


The book thief / 2013

Based upon the best-selling novel. The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them.

PN1997.2 .B675 2014


                              


 

Appalachia a history of mountains and people / 2009

Explores the intersection of natural history and human history in the Appalachian Mountain region.

F217.A65 A67 2009 -- Available in our Blount County campus library


The Queen family Appalachian tradition & back porch music / 2006

The mountains of Appalachia are home to a folk music tradition that traces its roots to England, Scotland, and Ireland. Picking up the African banjo and other influences in its evolution, this tradition gave rise to gospel, bluegrass and country music. The Queen family of Western North Carolina have come to represent Southern Appalachian heritage and a way of life that's passing, but not yet gone.

M1629 .Q44 2006 -- Also available streaming


                              


 

Jaco / 2015

A film following the life, career, and decline of legendary bass guitarist Jaco Pastorius, featuring interviews with friends, family, and other artists. Bonus materials include outtakes and stories from Joni Mitchell, Flea, Carlos Santana, Mike Stern, and others.

ML419.P43 M55 2015


Jim Henson's The storyteller: the complete collection / 1987-1989

An anthology of classic folk tales, fables, and legends retold by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Includes Hans my hedgehog ; The heartless giant ; The three ravens ; The true bride ; The soldier & death ; Fearnot ; A story short ; The luck child ; Sapsorrow.

PN1997.2 .J564 2004