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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 07/07/17
Next update: 07/21/17

DB 87106 The Year We Turned Forty – By Liz Fenton And Lisa Steinke –THE YEAR THREE BEST FRIENDS--JESSIE, GABRIELA, AND CLAIRE--TURN FORTY IS THE HARDEST YEAR OF THEIR LIFE, AND ALL THREE FACE LOSS. WHEN THEY TURN FIFTY, THEY HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE DIFFERENT DECISIONS--BUT THEY MAY NOT BE THE RIGHT ONES. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87103 The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe - By D.G. Compton - VERY FEW PEOPLE DIE OF ANYTHING BUT OLD AGE ANYMORE, AND THE EXCEPTIONS PROVIDE MATERIAL FOR TELEVISION SHOWS IN WHICH AUDIENCES WATCH SOMEONE'S DYING WEEKS. WHEN KATHERINE MORTENHOE LEARNS SHE HAS ONLY FOUR WEEKS TO LIVE, SHE KNOWS THAT THIS MEANS SHE'S ABOUT TO LOSE HER PRIVACY AS WELL. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 1974.

DB 87105 Girl Mans Up – By M.E. Girard – SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD PEN IS A GIRL, BUT SHE LOOKS LIKE A BOY. SHE'S FINE WITH IT, BUT HER PARENTS WANT HER TO ACT AND DRESS MORE LIKE A GIRL. PEN, HOWEVER, WANTS EVERYONE TO ACCEPT HER THE WAY SHE IS. STRONG LANGUAGE AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 86622 Brilliant Beacons: A History Of The American Lighthouse– By Eric Jay Dolin – AUTHOR OF FUR, FORTUNE, AND EMPIRE (DB 74803) AND WHEN AMERICA FIRST MET CHINA (DB 80624) CHRONICLES THE DEVELOPMENT, USAGE, AND HISTORY OF LIGHTHOUSES IN AMERICA. EXAMINES THE IMPACT OF THEIR USE ON COMMERCE, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT AND CONTROL, AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES. PROFILES PERSONALITIES INVOLVED IN RUNNING LIGHTHOUSES. 2016.

DB 86550 Stalling For Time: My Life As An FBI Hostage Negotiator – By Gary Noesner - CHIEF FBI HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR FOR TEN OF HIS THIRTY YEARS AS AN INVESTIGATOR, INSTRUCTOR, AND NEGOTIATOR RECREATES SOME OF THE CASES HE AND COLLEAGUES PARTICIPATED IN. INCLUDES THE DAVID KORESH STANDOFF IN WACO, TEXAS, AND--HIS FINAL CASE--THE SNIPERS WHO TERRORIZED THE WASHINGTON, D. C., AREA IN 2002. VIOLENCE AND STRONG LANGUAGE. 2010.

DB 86546 I Am Brian Wilson – By Brian Wilson – ONE OF THE FOUNDING MEMBERS OF THE BEACH BOYS REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE, HIS MUSIC, AND HIS BATTLES WITH MENTAL ILLNESS. WILSON DISCUSSES THE ABUSE HE EXPERIENCED FROM HIS FATHER AND HIS PSYCHIATRIST, AND HIS BATTLE BACK TO HEALTH, HAPPINESS, AND MAKING MUSIC. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. BESTSELLER. 2016.

DB 86883 Frank And Lucky Get Schooled – By Lynn Rae Perkins - YOUNG FRANK AND HIS DOG, LUCKY, LEARN ABOUT EACH OTHER, GO TO SCHOOL TO LEARN MORE, AND THEN EXPLORE THE WORLD AROUND THEM. THEY STUDY SCIENCE, GEOGRAPHY, AND EVEN FOREIGN LANGUAGES TOGETHER. FOR GRADES K-3. 2016.

DB 86825 The Friendship Experiment – By Erin Teagan - WHEN ASPIRING SCIENTIST MADELINE LITTLE STARTS SIXTH GRADE, SHE WRITES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES TO METHODICALLY DEAL WITH THE UNKNOWNS. HOWEVER, MADDIE LEARNS THAT SHE CAN'T CONTROL EVERY LITTLE ASPECT OF HER LIFE. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2016.

DB 87226 Who Was Frederick Douglass – By April Jones Prince – PRESENTS THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS (1818-1895), WHO ESCAPED SLAVERY IN MARYLAND TO BECOME A SPEAKER AND WRITER FOR ABOLITION AND THE RIGHTS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AND WOMEN. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2014.