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Curtains Up! Biographies

Earn your Curtains Up! badge by reading about one of these authors, actors, journalists, artists, or musicians.

George Harrison: behind the locked door by Graeme Thomson

A fine romance by Candice Bergen

Young Eliot: from St. Louis to The waste land by Robert Crawford

A complex fate: William L. Shirer and the American century by Ken Cuthbertson

It's a long story: my life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz

Words without music: a memoir by Philip Glass

Game On!

Earn your Game On: Electrified badge by watching one of these films about the world of games.

Answer this! [videodisc] by Wrekin Hill Entertainment and ; Neka Films present ; produced by Mike Farah, Anna Wenger ; written & directed by Christopher Farah — Trivia games

California split [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Spelling/Goldberg production of a Robert Altman film ; written by Joseph Walsh ; produced by Robert Altman and Joseph Walsh ; directed by Robert Altman ; a Persky Bright/Reno feature — Poker

The Cincinnati Kid [videodisc] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Martin Ransohoff production — Poker

The Flamingo kid [videodisc] by ABC Motion Pictures, Inc — Gin rummy

The hustler [videodisc] by Twentieth Century Fox — Billiards

'The Selection' Read-a-Likes

Looking for a book similar to The Selection? Try one of these:

Red queen by Victoria Aveyard

Matched by Ally Condie

The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Shatter me by Tahereh Mafi

Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Beauty queens by Libba Bray

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Funny Sci-Fi for Teens

Poison by Bridget Zinn

Scorch by Gina Damico

The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

How to ditch your fairy by Justine Larbalestier

The abused werewolf rescue group by Catherine Jinks

Girl genius omnibus. Volume one, Agatha awakens by Phil & Kaja Foglio

More Movies About Sports

The bad news Bears [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures Corp.

Bobby Deerfield [videodisc] by Columbia pictures and Warner Bros presents

Chariots of fire [videodisc] by Allied Stars presents an Enigma production

The color of money [videodisc]

Eight men out [videodisc] by Orion Pictures Corporation

Fear strikes out [videodisc] by a Paramount picture

Final shot [videodisc]: the Hank Gathers story by Tribune Entertainment presents a James P. McGillen, Alexander/Enright Production

Sports Biographies

Billy Martin: baseball's flawed genius by Bill Pennington

The closer by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey

Every day I fight by Stuart Scott ; with Larry Platt

The last cowboy: a life of Tom Landry by Mark Ribowsky

The life and career of David Beckham: football legend, cultural icon by Tracey Savell Reavis

Made in America by Chris Chelios, with Kevin Allen ; forword by Wayne Gretzky

Mr. Hockey: my story by Gordie Howe ; foreword by Bobby Orr

Look What's in Large Print: June 2015

This month the spotlight is on historical fiction.  Well-written historical fiction provides a window into everyday life, what was important, how people spoke and thought...

The body snatchers affair [large print]: a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery by Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini

The nightingale [large print] by Kristin Hannah

The angel court affair [large print]: a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Anne Perry

The tempting of Thomas Carrick [large print] by Stephanie Laurens

Murder in Murray Hill [Large print] by Victoria Thompson

Fifth Grade Mystery Suggestions

Fifth Grade

Unsolved extraterrestrial mysteries by David Southwell and Sean Twist

Gilda Joyce, psychic investigator by Jennifer Allison

The dark lady by Irene Adler ; illustrations by Iacopo Bruno

Moonshadow: rise of the ninja by Simon Higgins

STORM: the Black Sphere by E.L. Young