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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 09/29/17
Next update: 10/06/17
DB 87612 A Book Of American Martyrs – By Joyce Carol Oates – IN A SMALL OHIO TOWN IN THE LATE 1990S, LUTHER DUNPHY ASSASSINATES AUGUSTUS VOORHEES, A DOCTOR WHO HAS PERFORMED ABORTIONS. THE FAMILIES OF BOTH THE MURDERER AND THE DOCTOR MUST DEAL WITH THE AFTERMATH. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2017.

DB 87602 A City Dreaming - By Daniel Polansky - WITCH M RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY AND BECOMES EMBROILED IN A CONFLICT BETWEEN RIVAL MAGICAL QUEENS. THIS SHADOWY NEW YORK HAS HIPSTER ZOMBIES, GHOST SUBWAYS, AND DEMONIC COFFEE SHOPS, AND IT IS UP TO M TO SAVE IT ALL. VIOLENCE AND SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2016..

DB 87115 The Romantics –By Leah Konen – WHEN HIS FIRST BIG RELATIONSHIP CRUMBLES ON THE HEELS OF HIS PARENTS' PAINFUL SEPARATION, SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD GAEL IS HEARTBROKEN UNTIL LOVE INTERVENES. STRONG LANGUAGE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2016.

DB 87498 The Fall Of The House Of Wilde: Oscar Wilde And His Family – By Emer O’Sullivan - AN EXAMINATION OF OSCAR WILDE AS WELL AS HIS PARENTS AND THE WAYS THAT THEIR OWN BEHAVIOR SHAPED THE FAMOUS WRITER. THE AUTHOR ASCRIBES WILDE'S INTELLECTUALISM, FLAMBOYANCE, HEDONISM, RECKLESSNESS, PRIDE, SENSE OF SUPERIORITY, LIBERAL SEXUAL VALUES, AND MORE TO SIR WILLIAM WILDE AND LADY JANE WILDE. 2016.

DB 87577 The Cubs Way: The Zen Of Building The Best Team In Baseball And Breaking The Curse – By Tom Verducci - AN AWARD-WINNING SPORTSWRITER LOOKS AT HOW A CHICAGO BASEBALL TEAM THAT HAD NOT WON A WORLD SERIES SINCE 1908, MOSTLY MADE OF YOUNG PLAYERS, FINALLY WON IT ALL IN 2016. INCLUDES INTERVIEWS WITH TEAM OWNER THEO EPSTEIN, MANAGER JOE MADDON, AND CUBS PLAYERS. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2017.

DB 87589 The Chaos Of Empire: The British Raj And The Conquest Of India – By Jon Wilson – THIS NARRATIVE HISTORY COVERS BRITAIN'S RULE FROM THE 1680S UNTIL INDIAN INDEPENDENCE IN 1947. FOLLOWING THE LIVES OF BRITISH AND INDIAN ADMINISTRATORS, SOLDIERS, AND SUBJECTS, THE AUTHOR UPENDS THE TRADITIONAL VIEW OF THE BRITISH RAJ, REINTERPRETING IT AS SOMETHING ROOTED MORE IN VIOLENCE THAN VIRTUE. 2016.

DB 84607 Simon Ellis Spelling Bee Champ – By Claudia Mills – SIMON ELLIS AND THE REST OF THE THIRD GRADE PREPARE TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPELLING BEE WHERE SIMON'S COMPETITIVE SPIRIT TAKES OVER, UNTIL HE REALIZES THAT SOMETIMES THE BEST WAY TO WIN IS TO TAKE A CHANCE AND LET OTHER PEOPLE SHINE. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2015.

DB 87643 A Guide To the Other Side – By Robert Imfeld - THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD BAYLOR DOES NOT LIKE GHOSTS, BUT AS A MEDIUM HE SEES THEM EVERYWHERE, AND THAT INCLUDES THE HELPFUL GHOST OF HIS TWIN SISTER, KRISTINA. AFTER AN EVIL SPIRIT TERRORIZES BAYLOR AND KRISTINA DISAPPEARS, HE TRIES TO UNCOVER WHAT IS HAPPENING AND FIND HER ON HIS OWN. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2016.

DB 87523 Lesser Spotted Animals: The Coolest Creatures You’ve Never Heard Of – By Martin Brown - A COLLECTION OF AMAZING YET OFTEN LESSER-KNOWN ANIMALS. INCLUDES AN AUSTRALIAN TERMITE-EATING CREATURE CALLED A NUMBAT AND A GIANT GUAR, WHICH IS BIGGER THAN A BULL AND WHOSE BELLOW CAN BE HEARD FROM A MILE AWAY. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2