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List updated: 05/12/17
Next update: 05/19/17
DB 85720 Power Surge – By Ben Bova – THE SCIENCE ADVISOR TO A NEWLY ELECTED SENATOR, JAKE ROSS CRAFTS AN ENERGY PLAN THAT COULD MAKE AMERICA THE WORLD LEADER IN ENERGY PRODUCTION WHILE STILL PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. JAKE MUST LEARN, HOWEVER, HOW TO NAVIGATE WASHINGTON POLITICS AS HE RUNS AFOUL OF SPECIAL INTERESTS, LOBBIES, AND CYNICAL BUREAUCRATS. 2015.

DB 85721 The Amish Clockmaker - By Mindy Starns Clark And Susan Meissner - NEWLYWED MATTHEW ZOOK IS DEVELOPING PLANS TO EXPAND HIS FAMILY'S FEED AND TACK STORE, BUT HE RUNS INTO A PROBLEM OVER WHO OWNS THE PROPERTY. AS HE RESEARCHES, MATTHEW DISCOVERS THE STORY OF AMISH CLOCKMAKER CLAYTON RABER, ACCUSED OF MURDERING HIS WIFE. MATTHEW'S SEARCH FOR CLAYTON REVEALS LONG-HIDDEN TRUTHS. 2015.

DB 85722 Losing Faith – By Adam Mitzner – POWERFUL RUSSIAN CRIMINAL NICOLAI GARKOV THREATENS TO EXPOSE PREEMINENT NEW YORK CITY ATTORNEY AARON LITTMAN'S PAST AFFAIR WITH JUDGE FAITH NICHOLS IF LITTMAN REFUSES TO DEFEND HIM IN NICHOLS'S COURT. MEANWHILE, NICHOLS IS INFORMED THAT HER SUPREME COURT NOMINATION HINGES UPON GARKOV'S CONVICTION. LITTMAN'S ATTEMPT TO WARN NICHOLS ENDS IN MURDER. 2015.

DB 85355 Solitary: The Crash, Captivity And Comeback Of An Ace Fighter Pilot – By Giora Romm –THE FIRST ISRAELI AIR FORCE FIGHTER ACE RECOUNTS HIS EXPERIENCES AFTER BEING SHOT DOWN OVER THE NILE DELTA BY AN EGYPTIAN MISSILE. ROMM DESCRIBES HIS IMPRISONMENT, TORTURE, INTERROGATION, RELEASE, AND RETURN TO SERVICE. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2008 IN HEBREW. SOME VIOLENCE. 2014.

DB 85353 Dream Home: The Property Brother’s Guide To Finding And Fixing The Perfect House – By Jonathan Scott And Drew Scott - IDENTICAL TWIN BROTHERS AND STARS OF TELEVISION SHOW PROPERTY BROTHERS, AMONG OTHER HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOWS, SHARE LESSONS THEY HAVE LEARNED AS THEY BUILT THEIR REAL-ESTATE BUSINESS. DISCUSS PURCHASING PROPERTIES, HOME RENOVATION, AND SELLING A HOME--INCLUDING DETERMINING A BUDGET, IDENTIFYING CONTRACTORS, AND STAGING DESIGN. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 85352 No Dream Is Too high: Life Lessons From A Man Who Walked On The Moon – By Buzz Aldrin – ASTRONAUT WHO WAS ONE OF THE FIRST TWO HUMANS TO WALK ON THE MOON SHARES THIRTEEN LESSONS HE HAS LEARNED OVER THE COURSE OF HIS LIFE. USES PERSONAL EXPERIENCES TO HIGHLIGHT EACH LESSON AND DISCUSSES HIS SUPPORT OF FUTURE MANNED SPACE EXPLORATION PROGRAMS, PARTICULARLY TO MARS. 2016

DB 85791 Around America To Win The Vote: Two Suffragists, A Kitten And 10,000 Miles –By Mara Rockliff - 1916. TWO FRIENDS AND SUFFRAGISTS, NELL RICHARDSON AND ALICE BURKE, AND THEIR KITTEN DRIVE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO INSPIRE EQUAL VOTING RIGHTS FOR WOMEN.

DB 85898 Inspector Flytrap Books 1-2 – By Tom Angleberger - IN INSPECTOR FLYTRAP, A VENUS FLYTRAP AND HIS TRUSTY ASSISTANT, NINA THE GOAT, INVESTIGATE IMPORTANT CASES AT AN ART MUSEUM, A COOKIE SHOP, AND A GARDEN. IN THE PRESIDENT'S MANE IS MISSING, PRESIDENT HORSE G. HORSE REQUESTS THEIR SERVICES AT THE CAPITOL BUILDING!FOR GRADES K-3. 2016.

DB 85939 Friday Barnes, Under Suspicion – By R.A. Spratt – ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD FRIDAY QUICKLY SOLVES A NEW CASE AT THE POLICE STATION WHILE WAITING TO BE QUESTIONED UNDER STRANGE TERRORISM CHARGES. MEANWHILE, THERE IS A SCHOOL BAKE-OFF SCANDAL TO DEAL WITH, AND A NEW BOY SHOWS AN INTEREST IN HER. SEQUEL TO FRIDAY BARNES, GIRL DETECTIVE (DB 83715). FOR GRADES 3-6. 2014.