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List updated: 07/21/17
Next update: 07/28/17
DB 86581 The Miracle On Monhegan Island – By Elizabeth Kelly – SHIH TZU NED RECOUNTS THE SUMMER HE WAS STOLEN FROM A CAR AND TAKEN TO MONHEGAN ISLAND IN MAINE. SPARK MONAHAN, THE MAN WHO STOLE NED, HAS RETURNED HOME. SPARK'S SON HALLY BEGINS HAVING VISIONS THAT SPARK'S FATHER, PASTOR RAGNAR, CAPITALIZES ON TO REVITALIZE HIS CHURCH. 2016
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DB 86668 News of The World - By Pauletta Jiles - 1870. CAPTAIN KIDD RIDES ACROSS TEXAS DELIVERING THE NEWS OF THE DAY. HE IS ASKED TO TAKE TEN-YEAR-OLD JOHANNA LEONBERGER, RECENTLY RESCUED FROM A KIOWA TRIBE, TO HER FAMILY NEAR SAN ANTONIO. THE CAPTAIN MUST DEAL WITH JOHANNA'S INABILITY TO REACCLIMATE TO WHITE CULTURE. SOME VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016.

DB 86675 The Raft – By Fred Strydom – ON DAY ZERO, ALL THE PEOPLE ON EARTH LOSE THEIR MEMORY. THE COLLAPSE OF CIVILIZATION IS INSTANTANEOUS, AND PEOPLE BEGIN TO FORM ISOLATED COMMUNES. KAYLE JENNER'S ONLY MEMORY IS A VAGUE VISION OF HIS SON. IN THE SEARCH FOR HIS BOY, KAYLE WILL DISCOVER THE TRUTH BEHIND DAY ZERO. SOME VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2015
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DB 86236 Brown Is The New White: How The Demographic Revolution Has Created A New American Majority – By Steve Phillips – POLITICAL ACTIVIST CONTENDS THAT IT IS FOOLHARDY FOR POLITICIANS NOT TO CHASE THE VOTES OF PEOPLE OF COLOR, GIVEN THE EXPLOSIVE POPULATION GROWTH OF THESE GROUPS. THE AUTHOR DRAWS ON HIS OWN POLITICAL EXPERIENCE TO ARGUE THAT PROGRESSIVES RISK MISSING A CRUCIAL MOMENT IN HISTORY--AND LOSING AS A RESULT. 2016.

DB 86223 The Rise And Fall Of Nations: Forces Of Change In The Post-Crisis World – By Ruchir Sharma - INVESTOR AND COLUMNIST ANALYZES THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AFTER THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS. DESCRIBES TEN RULES FOR IDENTIFYING FUTURE WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. PRESENTS EACH RULE'S FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING A NATION'S POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND THE WAYS THEY INFLUENCE THE NATION'S ECONOMIC STABILITY. 2016.

DB 86174 The Hamilton Collection: The Wisdom And Writings Of The Founding Father – Edited By Dan Tucker – A CURATED COLLECTION OF THE WRITINGS OF FOUNDING FATHER ALEXANDER HAMILTON. INCLUDES PERSONAL LETTERS, BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENTAL CORRESPONDENCE, EXCERPTS FROM HIS PUBLISHED WRITINGS (INCLUDING THE FEDERALIST PAPERS), LOVE LETTERS TO HIS WIFE, AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH HIS FRIEND-TURNED-NEMESIS AARON BURR. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 86669 The Carver Chronicles – By Karen English - BOOKS ONE THROUGH THREE, WRITTEN BETWEEN 2013 AND 2015, FEATURING CARVER ELEMENTARY KIDS. IN DOG DAYS, GAVIN FRETS ABOUT HIS COOL IMAGE AFTER DOG-SITTING A YAPPY POMERANIAN. RICHARD'S POOR SCHOOL PERFORMANCE GETS HIM IN TROUBLE IN SKATEBOARD PARTY. INCLUDES DON'T FEED THE GECKOS!. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2015.

DB 86705 Rebellion Of Thieves: A Robyn Hoodlum Adventure – By Kekla Magoon - ROBYN LOXLEY PLANS TO SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESCUE HER PARENTS FROM THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION BY COMPETING IN THE IRON TEEN CONTEST, ALTHOUGH SUCCESS COULD BRING UNWANTED ATTENTION FROM CROWN. SEQUEL TO SHADOWS OF SHERWOOD (DB 82538). FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 86752 Charles Darwin’s Around -The- World Adventure – By Jennifer Thermes SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF NATURALIST CHARLES DARWIN, TRACING HIS EXPLORATORY ADVENTURES AROUND SOUTH AMERICA ABOARD THE HMS BEAGLE IN 1831. DARWIN'S COLLECTION OF INSECTS, FOSSILS, AND ANIMAL SPECIMENS, ALONG WITH HIS OBSERVATIONS OF THE NATURAL WORLD, WOULD CHANGE HOW THE WORLD VIEWED EVOLUTION. FOR GRADES K