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Displaying library items 61 - 70 of 525
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My Magic Ears is a book about a hearing impaired girl who receives cochlear implants and the world of sound that she discovers.

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A deceptively simple picture book about standing up for oneself and against bullies. From the inside jacket: Blue is a quiet color. Red is a hot head. Red likes to pick on Blue.Yellow, Green, Purple, and Orange don't like what they see, but what can they do?

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An initially whimsical look into the lives of two Parisian Jewish girls born on the same day, from the awkwardness of childhood to the dullness and desperation of adolescence, Mina Tannenbaum has some serious points to make about women’s lives and the rifts that open up as we enter adulthood.

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Mr Plumbean lives on a neat street where all the houses are the same. One day a seagull drops a can of orange paint on his roof.

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The Act of Killing is a documentary based on the murder of many thousands of ethnic Chinese, and others deemed to be communists, in Indonesia in 1965-66. The murderers are still alive, have never been tried, and remain significant figures in their communities.

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What exactly does it mean to be human? Andrew Martin, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, is not himself. This becomes clear when he’s found walking naked through the manicured grounds of his own college, apparently having suffered amnesia or nervous breakdown brought on by overwork.

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Kieslowski's film opens with a scene of brutal inhumanity.

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In which an elderly woman, a music teacher, invites her unwilling students to give a musical recital at her home.

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‘When I think of autumn, I think of someone with hands who did not want me to die.’ Tenderness is in short supply in nine-year-old Claudia’s life, but as she lies ill in bed with her mother taking care of her, she is in no doubt that she is loved.

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Two Girls, Fat and Thin is the story of fat Dorothy and thin Justine.

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