New at Orem Library

Picture Books

The Night Gardener The Night Gardener, Terry Fan and Eric Fan

Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work.

The White Cat and the Monk The White Cat and the Monk, Jo Ellen Bogart

A retelling of the anonymous Irish poem Pangur Bán. A monk leads a simple life. He studies his books late into the evening and searches for truth in their pages. His cat, Pangur, leads a simple life, too, chasing prey in the darkness. As night turns to dawn, Pangur leads his companion to the truth he has been seeking.

Grumpy Pants Grumpy Pants, Claire Messer

Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can’t shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over.

Nonfiction DVDs

 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, 921 Jobs

A critical examination of Steve Jobs, revered both as an iconoclastic genius and denounced as a barbed-tongued tyrant. Interviews with a handful of those closest to him unravel the larger than life myth he deliberately crafted and examine the endurance of his values, which continue to shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day.

The Kennedy Films The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew and Associates, 973.922 K38

In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president’s assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles, early exemplars of the movement known as Direct Cinema.

Meet the Hitlers Meet the Hitlers, 302.14 M4721

What’s in a name? Most of us don’t give it much thought. But some names can’t be ignored. Which is why 80-year-old Gene Hitler expects a double-take whenever he presents his Medicare card. And why teenager Emily Hittler finds high school a struggle for acceptance. The film explores complex issues like immigration, racism, and tolerance. Yet it’s ultimately a character-driven story, offering a moving portrait of its subjects.

DVDs

Here Comes Mr. Jordan Here Comes Mr. Jordan, FA 3649

Boxer Jo Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Kung Fu Panda 3 Kung Fu Panda 3, Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams

When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

Legend Legend, HB 19151

The true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. This classic crime thrillers takes viewers into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.

 

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