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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 12/09/16
Next update: 12/16/16
DB 84877 Vostok – By Steve Allen – AFTER THE REMAINS OF TWO MYSTERIOUS CREATURES EMERGE ON THE AMERY ICE SHELF IN ANTARCTICA, MARINE BIOLOGIST ZACHARY WALLACE IS ASKED TO EMBARK ON A DANGEROUS UNDERWATER EXPEDITION 13,000 FEET BENEATH THE ICE OF LAKE VOSTOK. SEQUEL TO THE LOCH (DB 81330). SOME VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2015.

DB 84896 Requiem - By Frances Itani - AFTER THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE, LENA, BINOSUKE OKUMA VISITS THE CANADIAN INTERNMENT CAMP WHERE HE AND HIS FAMILY HAD BEEN SENT DURING WORLD WAR II. HE REFLECTS ON THE FIVE YEARS HIS FAMILY SPENT THERE, THE YEARS AFTER, AND THE IMPACT IT MADE ON ALL OF THEM. 2011

DB 84897 What Belongs To You – Garth Greenwell – WHILE TEACHING AT A UNIVERSITY IN BULGARIA, AN AMERICAN PROFESSOR MEETS A YOUNG GAY PROSTITUTE AND HUSTLER NAMED MITKO. WHAT BEGINS AS A TRANSACTION TURNS INTO OBSESSION. EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 84148 More Readings From One Man’s Wilderness: The Journals Of Richard L. Proenneke – By Richard L. Proenneke – COLLECTION OF JOURNAL ENTRIES FROM THE AUTHOR OF ONE MAN'S WILDERNESS (DB 62252), COVERING THE PERIOD 1974 TO 1980. DISCUSSES LIFE IN TWIN LAKES WITH A GROWING TOURIST POPULATION, LIFE IN THE ALASKAN WILDERNESS, AND THE GROWING RECOGNITION OF PROENNEKE THAT RESULTED FROM THE PUBLICATION OF HIS FIRST BOOK. 2005

DB 84546 The Episodic Career: How To Thrive At Work In The Age Of Disruption – By Farai Chideya - JOURNALIST EXAMINES WORK CULTURE IN AMERICA IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. DISCUSSES THE STATE OF EMPLOYMENT, UNDERSTANDING PERSONAL GOALS WHEN IT COMES TO DETERMINING THE IDEAL WORK/LIFE BALANCE, WAYS TO DEAL WITH DISAPPOINTMENTS AND SETBACKS LIKE LAYOFFS, AND PLANNING FOR LIFE AFTER WORK. 2016

DB 84713 Earnhardt Nation: The Full Throttle Saga Of NASCAR’s First Family– By Jay Busbee – A SPORTSWRITER PROFILES THE EARNHARDT FAMILY, FAMOUS IN THE SPORT OF NASCAR. WHILE MUCH OF THE BOOK FOCUSES ON DALE EARNHARDT SR., WHO DIED IN A CRASH AT THE 2001 DAYTONA 500, IT ALSO COVERS HIS SON, KNOWN AS JUNIOR. INCLUDES DETAILED ACCOUNTS OF RACE EVENTS. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 85147 Serafina And The Twisted Staff –By Robert Beatty - SERAFINA IS A RAT CATCHER FOR THE BILTMORE ESTATE AND THE DAUGHTER OF A SHAPESHIFTING MOUNTAIN LION. IN 1899, WHEN AN EVIL THREATENS ALL THE HUMANS AND ANIMALS OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS, SHE SEARCHES WITHIN AND EMBRACES HER DESTINY. SEQUEL TO SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK (DB 82470). COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 85032 Waiting For Augusta – By Jessica Lawson – ALABAMA, 1972. ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD BEN, CARRYING AN URN WITH HIS FATHER'S ASHES, SETS OUT ON AN EVENTFUL JOURNEY TO THE AUGUSTA NATIONAL, A WORLD-FAMOUS GOLF COURSE, IN ORDER TO MAKE PEACE WITH HIS FATHER. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 85138 The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation On Trial – By Susan E. Goodman - RECOUNTS THE STORY OF FOUR-YEAR-OLD SARAH ROBERTS, AN AFRICAN AMERICAN GIRL WHO TOOK HER FIGHT TO COURT IN ORDER TO INTEGRATE A LOCAL WHITE SCHOOL IN BOSTON. DISCUSSES HOW THE MID-NINETEENTH-CENTURY CASE SET THE TONE FOR EQUALITY IN EDUCATION. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2016.