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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 01/20/17
Next update: 01/27/17
DB 85324 The North Water– By Ian McGuire – AFTER RETURNING TO ENGLAND FROM INDIA AND THE SEPOY REBELLION, PATRICK SUMNER IS WITHOUT PROSPECTS, BUT JOINS THE CREW OF A WHALING EXPEDITION AS THE SHIP'S SURGEON. WHEN A CABIN BOY DIES, PATRICK HUNTS DOWN THE PERPETRATOR, EVEN AS THE SHIP COMES DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO THE ARCTIC. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85325 The Last Days Of New Paris - By China Mieville - IN THE CHAOS OF WORLD WAR II-ERA PARIS, AMERICAN ENGINEER JACK PARSONS ACCIDENTALLY UNLEASHES A NIGHTMARISH POWER. NEARLY A DECADE LATER, A SURREALIST FIGHTER, THIBAUT, WALKS THE STREETS OF A HALLUCINOGENIC PARIS THAT IS TRAPPED IN UNENDING CONFLICT BETWEEN THE NAZIS AND THE RESISTANCE, STALKED BY THE FORCES OF HELL. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85326 The Curse Of Tenth Grave – By Darynda Jones - THREE GODS ARE ON EARTH, AND IT IS UP TO PI AND GRIM REAPER CHARLEY DAVIDSON TO TRAP THEM BEFORE THEY CAN TAKE HER DAUGHTER. THINGS ARE COMPLICATED BY THE FACT THAT ONE OF THOSE GODS IS THE LOVE OF HER LIFE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 84889 Man, Myth, Messiah: Answering History’s Greatest Question – By Rice Brooks –AUTHOR OF GOD'S NOT DEAD (DB 80806) PRESENTS EVIDENCE FOR A HISTORICAL JESUS. DISCUSSES THE HISTORY OF THE DEBATE, POINTS OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN BELIEVERS AND SKEPTICS, REASONS FOR RELYING ON THE BIBLE AS A SOURCE DOCUMENT, JESUS'S CRUCIFIXION AND RESURRECTION, MIRACLES, DISCIPLESHIP, AND MORE. 2016

DB 84946 The Gene – By Siddhartha Muckerjee - PHYSICIAN AND PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES (DB 72227) EXAMINES THE BIRTH, GROWTH, AND FUTURE OF WHAT HE CALLS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND DANGEROUS IDEAS IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE. DISCUSSES KEY GENETICISTS' WORK, BEGINNING WITH MENDEL'S 1856 DISCOVERY OF HEREDITY IN PEA PLANTS. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 85002 Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways To Listen In An Age Of Musical Plenty – By Ben Ratliff – MUSIC CRITIC FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES ADDRESSES MUSIC APPRECIATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE, WHERE LISTENERS HAVE INSTANT ACCESS TO ALMOST ANY SONG. INCLUSIVE OF ALL MUSICAL GENRES, HE FOCUSES ON HOW WE SHAPE THE LISTENING EXPERIENCE. INCLUDES RECOMMENDED PLAYLISTS. 2016

DB 85227 Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story – By Nora Raleigh Baskin - RELATES HOW THE LIVES OF FOUR ETHNICALLY DIVERSE CHILDREN LIVING IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY INTERSECT AND ARE AFFECTED BY THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 85248 Ms. Bixby’s Last Day – By John David Anderson – WHEN THREE SIXTH-GRADE BOYS, TOPHER, BRAND, AND STEVE, LEARN THAT THEIR FAVORITE TEACHER, MS. BIXBY, WILL BE LEAVING THE SCHOOL YEAR EARLY DUE TO CANCER, THEY REMEMBER HER COOL SPIRIT THROUGH STORIES. DETERMINED TO GIVE HER ONE REALLY SPECIAL DAY, THEY EMBARK ON AN ILL-ADVISED MISSION. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 85191 Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream Of Inventions– By Chris Barton - CHRONICLES THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF LONNIE JOHNSON, A NASA ENGINEER AND INVENTOR. HIGHLIGHTS RANGE FROM HIS INQUISITIVE CHILDHOOD TO HIS ACCIDENTAL INVENTION OF THE SUPER SOAKER WATER GUN. FOR GRADES K-3. 2016.