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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 06/30/17
Next update: 07/07/17
DB 86904 Run You Down – By Julia Dahl – TEENAGER AVIVA KAGAN LEFT HER BROOKLYN HASIDIC JEWISH LIFE FOR A COLLEGE BOY---AND THEN DISAPPEARED. TWENTY-THREE YEARS LATER, THE CHILD SHE LEFT BEHIND IS NEW YORK CITY TABLOID REPORTER REBEKAH ROBERTS. A MAN FROM AN ULTRA-ORTHODOX ENCLAVE CONTACTS REBEKAH ABOUT HIS YOUNG WIFE'S MYSTERIOUS DEATH. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2015.

DB 86842 When The Music’s Over: An Inspector Banks Novel - By Peter Robinson - NEWLY PROMOTED DETECTIVE SUPERINTENDENT BANKS'S FIRST CASE IS A COLD ONE--POET LINDA PALMER IS ACCUSING VARIETY-SHOW CELEBRITY DANNY CAXTON OF RAPING HER FIVE DECADES AGO. MEANWHILE, DI ANNIE CABBOT IS CALLED TO INVESTIGATE WHEN THE NAKED, BEATEN CORPSE OF A TEEN GIRL IS DISCOVERED BY THE ROAD. STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME VIOLENCE. 2016.

DB 86640 The Things We Wish Were True– By Maybeth Mayhew Whalen –IN SYCAMORE GLEN, NORTH CAROLINA, THE COMMUNITY POOL IS THE CENTER OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD. WHEN A NEARLY TRAGIC ACCIDENT OCCURS AT THE POOL AND ONE LONG-ABSENT RESIDENT RETURNS, NEIGHBORS ARE FORCED TO CONFRONT THE SECRETS THEY'VE BEEN KEEPING. 2016.

DB 86568 Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story; A Blind Broadcaster’s Story Of Overcoming Life’s Greatest Obstacles – By Ed Lucas And Christopher Lucas – A BLIND BASEBALL BROADCASTER TELLS HIS PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL STORY. LUCAS LOST HIS SIGHT IN AN ACCIDENT IN 1951 AT AGE TWELVE. HIS LOVE OF BASEBALL LED HIM TO A CAREER BROADCASTING GAMES AND INTERVIEWING PLAYERS. HIS LOVE OF HIS CHILDREN LED HIM TO FIGHT FOR CUSTODY AFTER HIS WIFE LEFT. 2015.

DB 86565 Mapping The Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal The Cosmos – By Priyamvada Natarajan - ASTROPHYSICIST SURVEYS THE SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES OVER THE TWENTIETH AND EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES AS RELATED TO THE COSMOLOGICAL MAP. DISCUSSES THE CHANGES IN VIEW REGARDING WHETHER THE MAP IS STAGNANT OR DYNAMIC, THE WAYS RADICAL IDEAS HAVE BEEN TESTED AND CONVERTED TO MAINSTREAM, AND ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY TO STUDY THE COSMOS. 2016.

DB 86548 Queen Of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain’s Cold War Spy Master –By Paddy Hayes – A RECOUNTING OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRITISH SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (SIS) FROM WORLD WAR II UNTIL THE COLD WAR AS SEEN THROUGH THE LIFE OF DAPHNE PARK, ONE OF ITS MOST UNUSUAL AND HIGHEST-RANKING AGENTS. DISCUSSES HOW PARK WAS ABLE TO RISE THROUGH THE RANKS OF A PREDOMINANTLY MALE FIELD. 2015.

DB 85789 The Imagination Box – By Martyn Ford - TIM, A TEN-YEAR-OLD ORPHAN, DISCOVERS THAT PROFESSOR EISENSTONE'S BOX CAN MAKE THE THINGS HE IMAGINES BECOME REAL. TOGETHER, ALONG WITH THE PROFESSOR'S GRANDDAUGHTER DEE, THEY MUST KEEP THE CONTRAPTION FROM GETTING INTO THE WRONG HANDS. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2015.

DB 86361 The Candymakers And The Great Chocolate Chase – By Wendy Mass - FORMER COMPETITORS LOGAN, MILES, PHILIP, AND DAISY EMBARK ON A TOUR TO PROMOTE THE WINNING CANDY BAR. THEY EXPERIENCE AN ADVENTUROUS JOURNEY FULL OF HIDDEN TREASURES, SECRET WORLDS, AND CANDY. SEQUEL TO THE CANDYMAKERS (DB 84040). FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 86110 Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life And Times Of Pete Seeger – By Anita Silvey –PORTRAIT OF PETE SEEGER (1919-2014), AN INTERNATIONALLY HONORED FOLK MUSICIAN AND ACTIVIST WHO DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO FURTHERING HUMANITARIAN CAUSES THROUGH MUSIC. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.