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List updated: 06/09/17
Next update: 06/16/17
DB 86360 Hush Now, Don’t You Cry – By Rhys Bowen –1903. AFTER THEIR WEDDING, MOLLY MURPHY AND HER POLICE CAPTAIN HUSBAND ARRIVE FOR THEIR HONEYMOON AT AN ALDERMAN'S ESTATE. MOLLY HAS PROMISED TO STOP SLEUTHING NOW THAT SHE IS MARRIED, BUT WHEN THEIR HOST IS FOUND DEAD, MOLLY JOINS IN THE INVESTIGATION. 2012
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DB 86353 The Edge Of The Fall - By Kate Williams - THE DE WITT FAMILY STRUGGLES IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE EVENTS OF WORLD WAR I THAT THEY EXPERIENCED IN THE STORMS OF WAR (DB 84893). PARENTS RUDOLF AND VERENA LET THEIR ESTATE, STONEYTHORPE HALL, FALL INTO DISREPAIR. DAUGHTER CELIA RUNS OFF TO LONDON. SOME VIOLENCE. 2016.

DB 86332 Ghostly Echoes – By William Ritter – MISS ROOK AND JACKABY SEARCH FOR THE KILLER OF JENNIFER CAVANAUGH, THE GHOST LINGERING IN JACKABY'S RESIDENCE. BUT SOON A NEW, SIMILAR MURDER SHEDS LIGHT ON THE TEN-YEAR-OLD COLD CASE. SEQUEL TO JACKABY; BEASTLY BONES (DB 83832). VIOLENCE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 85900 Rescue At Los Banos: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid Of World War II – By Bruce Henderson – EXPLAINS HOW, AS ALLIED VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC DREW NEAR IN 1945, THE TREATMENT OF ALLIED POWS GREW MORE SADISTIC, WITH MOST NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE MUCH LONGER WITHOUT RESCUE. CONSEQUENTLY, GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR ORDERED A DANGEROUS RESCUE MISSION TO THE PRISON CAMP AT LOS BANOS IN THE PHILIPPINES. SOME VIOLENCE. 2015.

DB 85866 1493 For Young People: From Columbus’s Voyage To Globalization – By Charles C. Mann - ADAPTATION FOR A YOUNGER AUDIENCE BY REBECCA STEFOFF OF BESTSELLING HISTORY 1493 (DB 73773). ANALYZES GLOBALIZATION FROM FIFTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPEAN EXPLORATION AND COLONIZATION TO EARLY-TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY ECONOMIES AND CULTURES. HIGHLIGHTS THE BENEFITS AND UNFORESEEN CONSEQUENCES. FOR JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2014.

DB 85859 East West Street: On The Origins Of “Genocide” And “Crimes Against Humanity” –By Phillipe Sands – AN EXAMINATION OF HOW TWO MEN WITH SIMILAR BACKGROUNDS YET NO PERSONAL CONNECTION--RAFAEL LEMKIN AND HERSCH LAUTERPACHT--SIMULTANEOUSLY CAME TO DEVELOP THEORIES ABOUT AND PUSH FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF THE LEGAL CONCEPTS OF "GENOCIDE" AND "CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY" TO AID IN THE PROSECUTION OF NAZI WAR CRIMINALS. 2016.

DB 86365 Mechanica – By Betsy Cornwell - NICOLETTE'S HORRIBLE STEPSISTERS HAVE NICKNAMED HER "MECHANICA" BECAUSE OF HER FONDNESS FOR CREATING MECHANICAL INVENTIONS. ON HER SIXTEENTH BIRTHDAY, NICOLETTE DISCOVERS HER MOTHER'S HIDDEN WORKSHOP IN THE CELLAR, AND IT MAY JUST BE THE KEY TO HER CHANCE AT FREEDOM. FOR GRADES 6-9 AND OLDER READERS. 2015.

DB 86244 Gertie’s Leap To Greatness – By Kate Beasley - WHEN GERTIE'S ESTRANGED MOTHER DECIDES TO MOVE AWAY FROM TOWN, GERTIE DECIDES THE SHE NEEDS TO BE THE BEST FIFTH GRADER EVER IN ORDER TO SHOW HER MOTHER WHAT SHE IS LEAVING BEHIND. BUT A FELLOW CLASSMATE PROVES TO BE AN UNEXPECTED CHALLENGE. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 86127 Women In Science: Fifty Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World – By Rachel Ignotofsky – PROFILES FIFTY NOTABLE WOMEN AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS, FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE PRESENT. INCLUDES KATHERINE JOHNSON, AN AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIST AND MATHEMATICIAN, WHO WORKED FOR NASA AS A FEMALE COMPUTER AND LATER CALCULATED THE TRAJECTORY FOR THE APOLLO 11 MISSION. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.