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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 03/31/17
Next update: 04/07/17
DB 85758 The Wonder – By Emma Donoghue – IN A CABIN IN RURAL IRELAND, TOURISTS AND PILGRIMS VISIT THE FAMILY OF ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD ANNA O'DONNELL, WHO IS BELIEVED TO BE SURVIVING ON MANNA FROM HEAVEN. LIB WRIGHT, A NURSE DURING THE CRIMEAN WAR, IS HIRED TO WATCH OVER ANNA. LIB FEARS FOR ANNA'S WELL-BEING. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 85039 Anecdotes Of Destiny And Ehrengard - By Isak Dinesen - SIX SHORT WORKS OF FICTION FROM DANISH AUTHOR OF OUT OF AFRICA (DB 23011). INCLUDES "BABETTE'S FEAST," IN WHICH A WOMAN PREPARES A DECADENT MEAL FOR A COMMUNITY OF RELIGIOUS ASCETICS, AND THE NOVELLA EHRENGARD, ABOUT A RAKISH NOBLEMAN. 1963

DB 84721 The Bitter Side Of Sweet – By Tara Sullivan – KEPT AS SLAVE LABOR ON A CHOCOLATE PLANTATION IN THE IVORY COAST, AMADOU AND HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, SEYDOU, HAD GIVEN UP HOPE, WHEN A YOUNG GIRL ARRIVES AT THE CAMP AND REKINDLES THE URGE TO ESCAPE. VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 86286 Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity In The Midst Of life’s Storms – By Tim Tebow – HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER AND AUTHOR OF THROUGH MY EYES (DB 73458) REFLECTS ON THE JOYS AND DISAPPOINTMENTS HE HAS EXPERIENCED IN HIS LIFE AND THE IMPACT HIS FAITH HAS HAD ON HIS ABILITY TO RIDE THOSE WAVES. DISCUSSES HIS FOOTBALL CAREER, CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, MISSION WORK, AND MORE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86596 The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories From My Life – By John Le Carre - THE FAMOUS AUTHOR OF SPY NOVELS SUCH AS TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY (DB 38219) AND THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (DB 16772) RECOUNTS STORIES FROM HIS LIFE, INCLUDING HIS YEARS SERVING IN BRITISH INTELLIGENCE DURING THE COLD WAR. ALSO DISCUSSES HIS LIFE AS A WRITER. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86291 The Platinum Age Of Television: From I love Lucy to The Walking Dead; How TV Became Terrific – By David Bianculli –ON TV CRITIC SURVEYS SOME OF THE BEST SHOWS TO AIR ON TELEVISION, FOCUSING ON WHAT HE CALLS THE CURRENT SUPERLATIVE ERA THAT BEGAN IN 1999. HIGHLIGHTS FIVE SHOWS THE AUTHOR THINKS ARE MOST SIGNIFICANT IN EACH OF EIGHTEEN GENRES. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86646 Into The Lion’s Den: The Devlin Chick Mysteries – By Linda Fairstein - AFTER SOMEONE STEALS A PAGE OUT OF A RARE BOOK OF MAPS AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, TWELVE-YEAR-OLD DEVLIN QUICK IS DETERMINED TO BRING THE THIEF TO JUSTICE. WITH THE HELP OF HER MOTHER, THE LOCAL POLICE COMMISSIONER, DEVLIN AND HER FRIENDS PIECE THE CLUES TOGETHER. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2016.

DB 86650 The Warden’s Daughter – By Jerry Spinelli – LIVING WITH HER WARDEN FATHER IN AN APARTMENT ABOVE A 1950S PRISON, CAMMIE O'REILLY STRUGGLES TO COME TO TERMS WITH THE LOSS OF HER MOTHER, WHO DIED SAVING HER FROM HARM WHEN SHE WAS A BABY. CAMMIE INTERACTS WITH SOME OF THE REFORMED INMATES. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 86725 Bad Hair Day: Whatever After –By Sarah Mynowski - ON THEIR FIFTH TRIP THROUGH THE MAGIC MIRROR, SIBLINGS ABBY AND JONAH FIND THEMSELVES IN THE STORY OF RAPUNZEL--AND THEY BELIEVE THEY CAN FREE HER FROM HER TOWER, REUNITE HER WITH HER PARENTS, AND GIVE HER A HAPPY ENDING. SEQUEL TO DREAM ON (DB 79342). COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2014.