Violence

Facing Fear (2013)

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In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary, worlds collide when a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime attack meet by chance 25 years after the incident that dramatically shaped both of their lives. Together, they embark on a journey of forgiveness that challenges both to grapple with their beliefs and fears, eventually leading to an improbable collaboration...

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High
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Length: 
00:23
Facing Fear

School Violence: You Can Prevent It (2016)

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According to a recent report from the National Center for Educational Statistics violence, including student violence against teachers, is on the rise in America’s schools. Statistics show that nearly 7% of high schoolers stayed home because they felt unsafe at or on their way to school.

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Middle
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00:18
School Violence: You Can Prevent It

Scorpia Rising - The Final Mission: An Alex Rider Adventure (Unabridged)

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Scorpia has dogged Alex Rider for most of his life. They killed his parents, they did their best to con Alex into turning traitor, and they just keep coming back with more power. Now the world's most dangerous terrorist organization is playing with fire in the world's most combustible land: the Middle East. No one knows Scorpia like Alex. And no one knows how best to get to Alex like Scorpia.

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780L
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10:13
Scorpia Rising - The Final Mission: An Alex Rider Adventure (Unabridged)

Lucky: A Memoir (Unabridged)

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In a memoir hailed for its searing candor and wit, Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones) reveals how her life was utterly transformed when, as an 18-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped and beaten in a park near campus.

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HL750L
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09:11
Lucky: A Memoir (Unabridged)

Nineteen Minutes (Unabridged)

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New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult, known for tackling today's hot-button issues, delivers the riveting tale of one small town's entanglement with high-school violence.

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890L
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21:05
Nineteen Minutes (Unabridged)

Responding to Domestic Violence Part I (2007)

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Domestic violence is increasingly becoming a big problem for law enforcement officials. In this title, ALERT covers the ABC’s of responding to domestic violence abuse calls, as well as covering the understanding of the three phases of the cycle of violence. Tactical and legal issues surrounding domestic violence response are also covered. Special focus on first response and victim assistance.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:35
Responding to Domestic Violence Part I