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Eighth Grade

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Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school (the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year) before she begins high school.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Only Yesterday =: Omoide Poro Poro

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After living her whole life in the city, 27-year-old Taeko decides to visit her relatives in the countryside. As she travels, memories of her youth resurface. And after meeting young farmer Toshio, she wonders if she's been true to the dreams of her childhood self.
DVD
2016; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Trois Souvenirs de Ma Jeunesse: Nos Arcadies = My Golden Days

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The story of Paul Dedalus, an anthropologist preparing to leave Tajikistan. Reflecting on his life, he has a series of flashbacks starting from his childhood in Roubaix; his mother's attacks of madness, his father's alienating depression. He remembers a student trip to the USSR, where a clandestine mission led him to offer up his own identity for a young Russian, whom he considered a phantom twin for the remainder of his life.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Play

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"An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The thieves used an elaborate scheme called the 'little brother number' or 'brother trick', involving advanced role-play and gang rhetoric rather than physical violence."
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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One Step Away: A Film From Life

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A documentary which focuses on a hippie commune in Northern California in1967.
DVD
2005; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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Teen Species

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"This series offers a highly visual insight into the minds and bodies of an extraordinary species and its progression from child to adult. The series will be driven by teenagers' own experiences; it will track teenagers of all ages, classes and cultures and document the changes they experience over almost two years. Video diaries bring viewers face-to-face with the major upheavals of teenage life, while the three programmes look in turn at the physical process of growing up; teenagers' sense of identity; and their sense of responsibility - including frequently changing passions." -- Container.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Childhood

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Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of 12 families on 5 continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical, and cultural. Includes documentary sequences, provocative historic films, and vivid clinical illustrations with on-screen commentary by experts.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development

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(Producer) Focuses on how adolescents' relationships with their parents, parenting style and values, and peer support of growing independence, all influence their identity search.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Adolescents

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Explores the development changes of adolescence and the major issues, such as risk-taking behavior and sexual activity, that often produce family stress at this time. Describes the role of nurses in the community as well as in acute setting with special emphasis on measures that help adolescents and their families deal with the emotional responses to illness or injury.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Child's Play: American Adolescence

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Examines how a rising divorce rate, frequent relocation, and a fascination with TV, video games, and computers are leaving more and more teenagers under-supervised, rootless, and isolated. Increasingly detached from traditional values and lifestyles, these young adults face daunting obstacles without the support base enjoyed by previous generations. Investigates the hurdles faced by today's teens and discusses how their hopes, fears, and expectations will shape American society. Experts include top officers of the Families and Work Institute, National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Center, and National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Control.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Stephanie

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Documentary about an American teenager's difficult transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Examines problems of young people who rebel against the traditional educational experience, often dropping out of school.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
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The Secret Life of the Brain: Episode 3 the Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own [electronic resource]

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Third in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. In this episode, research has shown that during puberty, when the brain begins teeming with hormones, the pre-frontal cortex, the center of reasoning and impulse control, is still a work in progress. Discusses the problems of the adolescent brain and also special risks, including addictive drugs or alcohol, with emphasis on the chaos of schizophrenia and research that is being done to understand and alleviate it.
Online
2005; 2001
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Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better [electronic resource]: Why the Sexes Excel Differently

Statistically speaking, why have men and women not proved equally adept at the same things? In this program, researchers debate whether differences in brain architecture lead to a division of talents and aptitudes between the sexes-and draw some startling conclusions. To illustrate these differences, children are observed in classrooms, on the playground, and at home.
Online
2005; 1991
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Baby's First Year [electronic resource]

This video provides a roadmap for parents and caregivers to help them understand a baby's first 12 months of life. Included in this presentation is the identification of key developmental issues, with specific regard to the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth an infant undergoes during his or her first year. Interviews with experts in the field of child development help to further educate the viewer on how to successfully navigate through this critical time in a child's life.
Online
2005; 2000
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Birth to One Year [electronic resource]

Five developmental stages of an infant's first year.
Online
2005; 1990
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Five to Eight [electronic resource]

The changes that occur during this pivotal time when intellectual development is closely accompanied by increasingly independent social activity and expectations.
Online
2005; 1990
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Kids' Sports [electronic resource]

As parents aggressively manage sports teams and push children to struggle for status and glory, the old-time values of fun and fair play have been severely undermined. What is fueling this overriding emphasis on competition and excellence at all costs? This program scrutinizes the current state of organized youth sports, focusing on the lessons that kids are really being taught. Experts include Professor Sandra Hoffereth, coauthor of a landmark study of how children spend their time; sports psychologist Dr. Michael Simon; Rick Wolff, Sports Illustrated correspondent; and the National Director of the American Sports Education Program.
Online
2006; 1999
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American Adolescence [electronic resource]

A rising divorce rate, frequent relocation, and a fascination with TV, video games, and computers are leaving more and more teenagers under-supervised, rootless, and isolated. Increasingly detached from traditional values and lifestyles, these young adults face daunting obstacles without the support base enjoyed by previous generations. This program investigates the hurdles faced by today's teens and discusses how their hopes, fears, and expectations will shape American society. Experts include top officers of the Families and Work Institute, National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Center, and National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Control.
Online
2006; 1999
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Early Socialization [electronic resource]: From Birth to Age Two

Life outside the womb requires an ability to interact with others right from day one. This informative program clinically tracks the social development of two young children, Max and Ellie. Video footage taken during their first 24 months demonstrates their progress from awareness and bonding; to communication by vocalization, facial expression, body language, and speech; to attachment to key adults; to parallel play, sharing with peers, and the rudiments of negotiation. In addition, Max and Ellie's parents provide their observations on the children's socialization and discuss some of the challenges of parenthood.
Online
2005; 1999
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Emerging Communication Skills [electronic resource]

This program explores the development of language during the first six years of life. While language development begins at birth with the sound of the human voice, caregivers need to provide the building blocks so that children can learn language skills during these first six years.
Online
2005; 1992