Adult comedy - R. Irresponsible 20-something Jenny arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff and his novelist wife, Kelly, after a breakup. Jenny's arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life and career.
Children - G. Big-hearted Goofy pulls out all stops for his son Max on Christmas. The problem is, he also shorts out the neighborhoods electricity and usually blows up his house in the process!
Adult drama - not rated. Mason is helping a child who'd otherwise find disappointment under the Christmas tree. The boy's war-widowed mom notes the gesture, and she's drawn to the handsome stranger.
Adult comedy. It's Christmas and Kevin is in trouble again. While with his dad at his new girlfriend's mansion, burglars try to rob the house, but Kevin might finally put these crooks on ice forever!
Children - not rated. In this hilarious holiday tale for all ages, 10-year-old Finn Baxter thinks his family's new house in Maine is haunted - but the truth might be even scarier! A trio of thieves is after a priceless painting hidden in a secret room by the previous owner. So when Finn and his sister find themselves home alone, Finn rigs up an elaborate array of techno-gadgets and booby traps to protect his pad from the bumbling criminals trying to break in.
Children. Every Who down in Who-ville likes Christmas a lot, but the Grinch who lives just north of Who-ville does not! So the cuddly as a cactus Grinch (with termites in his smile and garlic in his soul) tries to wipe out Christmas for the cheerful Who-villians, only to discover maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more. Special features include: Dr. Seuss and the Grinch; From Whoville to Hollywood; and much more. This version is the 1966 cartoon with the voice of Boris Karloff.
Children. Is this the year to finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition based on the hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun! This funny story is sure to become an instant classic, beloved by parents and children for many holidays to come!
Children - not rated. Linus and Lucy's baby brother, Rerun, believes he'll be the happiest little boy in the world if he receives one very special Christmas gift - his own dog. Unfortunately, his mom won't get him one, and he doesn't have the ten million dollars Charlie Brown says it will cost to buy Snoopy. Rerun figures there must be a way, and when he learns that Snoopy's brother, Spike, is coming to visit, he decides that he'll adopt him.
A collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people, because while many of LGBT teens can't see a positive future for themselves, we can. Including contributions from: Ellen DeGeneres, David Sedaris, Tim Gunn, Michael Cunningham, and many more.
Adult drama - not rated. The secret inhabitants of a boarded up mansion on Manhattan's ritzy 5th Avenue include a philosophizing hobo and some GI families who are unable to find apartments during the post-World War II housing crunch.
Children - PG. Join Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Miss Piggy and the entire Muppet gang. 'Tis the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theater is in danger of being torn down. When bad goes to worse, Kermit begins to believe that the world would be a better place if he had never been born. With heavenly help and hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, Kermit and the Muppets discover what matters most is their love for each other.
Adult drama - PG. Broke and depressed, George Bailey contemplates suicide, but is brought back from the edge by an angel who shows him the impact he has made on other's lives.
Adult horror - PG13. A darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday. The horror-comedy tells the story of young Max, who turns his back on Christmas as his dysfunctional family comes together and comically clashes over the holidays. When they accidentally unleash the wrath of Krampus, an ancient entity from European folklore, all hell breaks loose and beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own.
Children - not rated. Frosty the Snowman makes a visit to Evergreen, where the mayor runs a tight ship and there is no room for talk of magic. Frosty shows the town's children that magic is real, but the children meet some resistance when they try to share their stories.
Adult nonfiction (performance) - not rated. Here are all your favorite holiday entertainers on one amazing DVD! Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Mel Torme, and more, singing all your favorite Christmas songs, plus Bob Hope in some hilarious holiday sketches! Includes bonus CD.
Adult drama - not rated. During the Christmas holiday, an unscrupulous man who divorced his wife, barely sees his children, and is known as a Scrooge, is diagnosed with cancer and begins to rethink his life.
Adult comedy -R. It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague.
Adult comedy - not rated. Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain that can crack The New York Times crossword in four minutes. On a lecture tour in Ohio, he slips on the ice and is confined to the home of a bourgeois couple. He proceeds to plunge the household into chaos, ruling the place like a czar and meddling in everyone's love life.
Adult comedy - PG. The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.
Adult musical - not rated. Musical about St. Louis in 1903. Just before the opening of the St. Louis World's Fair, the entire Smith family is crushed to learn that Father has accepted a transfer to New York City. The five children do not want to leave their friends, or, most of all, miss the fair.
Adult comedy - not rated. Boyd and his family are forced to spend Christmas at his parents' house. When he realizes that he left his son's gifts at home, Boyd and his father must hit the road in a blizzard to retrieve the gifts before sunrise and save Christmas.
Children - G. Make the season merry as Mickey, Goofy, Donald, and all their pals star in a heartwarming retelling of Dickens' unforgettable holiday tale. Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck) is far too greedy to understand that Christmas is a time for kindness and generosity. But with the guidance of some wise ghosts (Goofy and Jiminy Cricket) and a bunch of newfound friends, Scrooge learns to embrace the spirit of the season.
Child nonfiction board book. Parallel title and text in Hindi and English. Also available in Hmong and in Spanish. Babies respond to and learn from seeing other babies! Little ones will love looking again and again at the sweet faces in this book. Age: 3 months - 2.
Children World Language - Age 3+. A collection of songs appropriate to the celebration of Christmas. Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Contents ; Jingle Bells -- Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer -- Mrs. Claus -- Up on the housetop -- The twelve days of Christmas -- Little Drummer boy -- Silver star -- It's Kwanzaa time -- Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa) -- Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah -- Dreidel -- How many candles -- (Let's make) Every day a holiday -- We wish you Happy Holidays.
"Publisher Comments: The only guide from the makers of the ACT exam, packed with 5 genuine, full-length practice tests and 400 additional questions online This new edition includes: A NEW never-before-seen, full-length practice test with optional writing test (215 questions) 400 online questions that can be filtered and organized into custom practice sets Updated writing prompts and directions Real ACT test forms used in previous years The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 is the only guide from the makers of the exam and includes actual ACT test forms taken from past ACT exams. This updated edition includes 5 actual ACT tests (all with optional writing test) to help you practice at your own pace and discover areas where you may need more work. The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 provides detailed explanations for every answer and practical tips on how to boost your score on the English, math, reading, science, and optional writing tests. You'll also get access to special online bonus content developed with the test taking experience in mind: Practice with 400 additional test questions that can be organized, filtered, and tracked for performance Take a closer look at test day, learn what to expect, and get familiar with the test-taking strategies that are right for you The Official ACT Prep Guide 2019-2020 is your definitive guide to getting ready for the ACT and feeling confident and comfortable on test day."
"Provides up-to-date content review for every section of the exam, including the reading and writing sections, along with test-taking tips, strategies, and full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations."
Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, this collection expores, as coeditor Cherrie Moraga writes, 'the complex confluence of identities--race, class, gender, sexuality--systemic to women of color oppression and liberation.
"Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, thiscollection expores, as coeditor Cherrie Moraga writes, 'the complex confluence of identities--race, class, gender, sexuality--systemic to women of color oppression and liberation'" --Backcover.
Although not thrilled when her summer plans are upended for a surprise cross-country train trip with her family and embarrassed because one of her moms is writing a tell-all book about the trip, twelve-year-old Sara Johnston-Fischer finds herself changing along with the landscape outside the train windows.
For ages 9-13
In this story without words, an overalls-clad young boy plays with a carpenter's measuring tape, while his similarly dressed father has plans to build a boat.
Min is a microbe. She is small. Very small. In fact, so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before -- like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted, tangled jungle of your shirt.
After Jacob and Sophie are prevented from using their school's bathrooms, their teacher helps her students write new rules about who can use which bathroom.
Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.
Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US to find work. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village—they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men—her own "Siete Magníficos"—to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over. Filled with unforgettable characters and prose as radiant as the Sinaloan sun, INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH is the story of an irresistible young woman's quest to find herself on both sides of the fence.
Child nonfiction book. Text in Hmong and English. Alternate title: Cuban tug-ib-xyoos, Mlaug! Mlaug. When the great god Shao promises Tiger nine cubs each year, Bird comes up with a clever trick to prevent the land from being overrun by tigers. Age: 5-8.