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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 10/13/17
Next update: 10/27/17
DB 86630 The Mistletoe Secret – By Richard Paul Evans - ALEX BARTLETT HAS BEEN READING THE POSTS FROM A BLOGGER CALLING HERSELF LBH--LAST BROKEN HEART--AND BELIEVES HE HAS FOUND A KINDRED SPIRIT. USING CLUES FROM HER BLOG, ALEX DECIDES TO TRACK LBH DOWN, TRAVELING TO HER UTAH HOME AT THE HOLIDAYS. 2016.

DB 87511 The Castle Cross The Magnet Carter - By Kia Corthron - TWO SETS OF BROTHERS, ONE BLACK AND ONE WHITE, NAVIGATE THE TUMULTUOUS WORLD OF AMERICA IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. AMBITIONS, SETBACKS, AND POOR CHOICES HAUNT THEM ALL. SOME VIOLENCE. 2016.

DB 87453 Ring, Books 1-3 – By Koji Suzuki - THREE WORKS OF JAPANESE HORROR, WRITTEN BETWEEN 1991 AND 1998, REVOLVING AROUND A CURSED VIDEO THAT CAN INFECT THOSE WHO WATCH IT. IN RING, A JOURNALIST INVESTIGATES THE DEATH OF FOUR TEENS. ALSO INCLUDES SPIRAL AND LOOP. TRANSLATED FROM THE JAPANESE. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 2006.

DB 87096 Dark Continent Of Our Bodies: Black Feminism And The Politics Of Respectability – By Frances E. White - FOUR ESSAYS BY HISTORIAN INTERROGATING RESPECTABILITY POLITICS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A BLACK FEMINIST. TOPICS INCLUDE: UNDERSTANDING BLACK FEMINIST THEORY; THE HISTORY AND INTERSECTION OF SCIENCE, RACE, AND WOMANHOOD; AFRICAN AMERICAN NATIONALISM; AND THE IMPACT OF RACE ON SEXUALITY. 2001.

DB 87245 The Story of Egypt: The Civilization That Shaped The World – By Joann Fletcher - AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF EGYPT THAT CHARTS THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION. THE AUTHOR UNCOVERS EVIDENCE OF FEMALE PHARAOHS, AN ANCIENT VERSION OF THE SUEZ CANAL, AND MORE. ALSO DISCUSSES SMALLER STORIES, INCLUDING ONE PHARAOH'S USE OF HAIR DYE AND ONE WOMAN'S HABIT OF NAIL-BITING. 2016.

DB 87396 Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook: Revised And Expanded Edition – By Beth Hensperger And Julie Kaufman – COLLECTION OF RECIPES FEATURING THE USE OF A SLOW COOKER. INCLUDES A DISCUSSION OF COOKING USING MOIST OR DRY HEAT, INFORMATION ON THE COMPONENTS OF A SLOW COOKER, AND ADVICE ON USING ONE. RECIPES INCLUDE AN INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH AND NOTES ON SERVING SIZE, TYPE OF COOKER, SETTING, AND COOK TIME. 2016.

DB 87526 Nikki And Deja, Books 1-6 – By Karen English – BOOKS ONE THROUGH SIX, WRITTEN BETWEEN 2007 AND 2013, FEATURING THE ADVENTURES OF TWO BEST FRIENDS, NIKKI AND DEJA, AS THEY NAVIGATE THE THIRD GRADE. INCLUDES NIKKI AND DEJA, BIRTHDAY BLUES, THE NEWSY NEWS NEWSLETTER, ELECTION MADNESS, WEDDING DRAMA, AND SUBSTITUTE TROUBLE. FOR GRADES 2-4. 2013.

DB 87534 Beauty And The Beast: Lost In A Book – By Jennifer Donnelly - AFTER SISTERS LOVE AND DEATH MAKE A BET OVER THE FATE OF THE BEAST, DEATH STACKS THE ODDS IN HER FAVOR BY PLACING AN ENCHANTED BOOK IN THE BEAST'S LIBRARY. DISTRACTED BY THE FANTASY OFFERED WITHIN THE PAGES, BELLE MUST CHOOSE HER REALITY. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2017.

DB 87907 Eyes And Spies: How You’re Tracked And Why You Should Know– By Tanya Loyd Kyi- DISCUSSES HOW INFORMATION AND DATA ARE COLLECTED AND USED BY INDIVIDUALS, GOVERNMENTS, COMPANIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS. PRESENTS ARGUMENTS FOR BOTH SIDES--MORE SECURITY VERSUS MORE PRIVACY--BY EXAMINING TOPICS SUCH AS IN-SCHOOL TRACKING WITH RFID CHIPS, WEBCAM SURVEILLANCE, AND THE DANGERS OF USING SOCIAL MEDIA. FOR GRADES 6-9. 2017.