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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 12/23/16
Next update: 01/06/17
DB 85030 The Poison Tree– By Erin Kelly – AS KAREN PICKS UP REX FROM PRISON AT THE END OF HIS SENTENCE FOR MURDER, SHE REMEMBERS THE EVENTS OF TEN YEARS PRIOR, WHEN SHE BEFRIENDED THE WILD BIBA AND BEGAN A RELATIONSHIP WITH REX, BIBA'S OLDER BROTHER. THE SUMMER ENDED IN BLOOD. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2009.

DB 85042 The Whitehall Mandarin - By Edward Wilson - WHEN AN MI6 MOLE PLANTED IN THE KGB REPORTS A SOVIET SPY RING IN LONDON, CATESBY, FROM THE MIDNIGHT SWIMMER (DB 84749), IS SUMMONED. HIS QUEST LEADS HIM THROUGH THE SEX SCANDALS OF 1960S LONDON TO THE JUNGLES OF VIETNAM. SOME VIOLENCE, SOME STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2014.

DB 85048 What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours: Stories – By Helen Oyeyemi –THEMES OF KEYS AND LOCKS ABOUND IN THIS COLLECTION OF NINE LOOSELY LINKED SHORT STORIES BY THE AUTHOR OF BOY, SNOW, BIRD (DB 78650). IN "BOOKS AND ROSES," A BABY IS LEFT AT A MONASTERY WITH A GOLDEN KEY AROUND HER NECK. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 84328 The Art Of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life – By Sarah Kaulman – A DANCE CRITIC LOOKS AT THE MEANING OF GRACE. EXAMPLES RANGE FROM POLITICIANS TO PERFORMERS, INCLUDING ACTORS LIKE CARY GRANT AND ATHLETES LIKE ROGER FEDERER. SHE TALKS ABOUT WHAT QUALITIES EPITOMIZE GRACE, SUCH AS POLITENESS, TOLERANCE, SELF-CONTROL, AND BEING COMFORTABLE IN YOUR OWN SKIN. 2016

DB 84529 The Career Guide For Creative And Unconventional Peolple– By Carol Elkeberry - FOURTH EDITION OF GUIDEBOOK TO CAREER DECISION-MAKING FOR CREATIVELY MINDED PEOPLE. COVERS IDENTIFYING SKILL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES, LIKELY OCCUPATIONAL TRACKS, INFUSING TRADITIONAL CAREERS WITH CREATIVE TRAITS, SATISFYING ALTERNATIVES, AND TARGETING AND DEVELOPING A DESIRED CAREER. INCLUDES ENTRIES DESCRIBING 281 POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS. 2015

DB 84865 What It Means To Be A Libertarian: A Personal Interpretation– By Charles Murray–THE COAUTHOR OF THE BELL CURVE: INTELLIGENCE AND CLASS STRUCTURE IN AMERICAN LIFE (DB 39153) OUTLINES THE TENETS OF CLASSICAL LIBERTARIAN PHILOSOPHY FROM HIS PERSPECTIVE. HE DISCUSSES THE BENEFITS OF LIMITING CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS. 1997

DB 85114 The First Last Day –By Dorian Cirrone - TWELVE-YEAR-OLD HALEIGH AND HER BEST FRIEND KEVIN ENJOY THE LAST FEW DAYS OF SUMMER AT THE SHORE. WHEN SHE PAINTS A PICTURE WITH A MYSTERIOUS SET OF PAINTS FOUND IN HER BACKPACK, THE TWO GET STUCK IN A TIME LOOP--WHERE SUMMER NEVER ENDS. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 85119 My Dog Is Better Than Your Dog: Crime Biters – By Tommy Greenwald –JIMMY BISHOP LIKES CRIME FIGHTERS, VAMPIRES, AND DOGS, BUT HE DOES NOT CARE FOR HIS NEW BABYSITTER, SO HE IS DELIGHTED WHEN HIS NEW DOG, ABBY--WHO SLEEPS DURING THE DAY AND GROWS HUGE FANGS AT NIGHT--TURNS OUT TO BE A CRIME-FIGHTING, ANTI-BABYSITTER, VAMPIRE DOG. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2015.

DB 83023 Germy Blew It – Again! – By Rebecca C. Jones - IN ORDER TO PAY OFF A SCHOOL DEBT, GERMY FROM GERMY BLEW IT (DB 29825) SEARCHES FOR WAYS TO GET CASH QUICK. HIS PARENTS SUGGEST SHOVELING, BUT GERMY BELIEVES AN EASY GERBIL-BREEDING BUSINESS IS THE BETTER WAY TO GO.