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List updated: 11/03/17
Next update: 11/10/17
DB 87939 Precious And Grace – By Alexander McCall Smith - A CANADIAN WOMAN APPROACHES PRECIOUS RAMOTSWE, BOTSWANA'S PREMIER LADY DETECTIVE, WITH A COMPLEX CASE: THE YOUNG WOMAN SPENT PART OF HER CHILDHOOD IN BOTSWANA AND NEEDS HELP FINDING A LONG-LOST ACQUAINTANCE. BUT MUCH TIME HAS PASSED, AND HER MEMORY YIELDS FEW CLUES. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 88008 Gods And Kings - By Lynn Austin - HEZEKIAH, SON OF KING AHAZ OF JUDAH, DISCOVERS THAT HIS FATHER IS PLOTTING TO SACRIFICE HIM. HEZEKIAH'S MOTHER WORKS TO SAVE HIM EVEN AS HE SEARCHES FOR A WAY TO REUNITE HIS PEOPLE WITH YAHWEH. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2005

DB 88016 The Hidden Memory Of Objects – By Danielle Mages Amato - MEGAN BROWN STRUGGLES TO ACCEPT THAT HER BROTHER TYLER DIED FROM A DRUG OVERDOSE. DETERMINED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED IN THE MONTHS LEADING UP TO HIS DEATH, MEGAN FOCUSES ON THE OBJECTS HE LEFT BEHIND. SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. FOR SENIOR HIGH AND OLDER READERS. 2017.

DB 87889 Butter: A Rich History – By Elaine Khosrova - DEEP ANALYSIS OF THE HISTORY, USE, AND ALLURE OF BUTTER. DISCUSSES THE ECONOMICS OF BUTTER PRODUCTION, REGIONAL VARIATIONS, AND THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION. INCLUDES RECIPES FEATURING BUTTER AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING YOUR OWN. 2016.

DB 88014 The Secret History Of The World: As Laid Down By The Secret Societies – By Mark Booth - A TOUR OF THE HISTORIES PERPETUATED BY SECRET OR UNDERGROUND SOCIETIES THAT CONTRADICT MAINSTREAM ACCOUNTS. EXAMINES ANCIENT MYTHOLOGY, JEWISH FOLKLORE, CHRISTIAN CULTS, FREEMASONS, AND MORE. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2008.

DB 88023 How The Wise Men Got To Chelm: The Life And Times Of A Yiddish Folk Tradition – By Ruth von Bernuth – AN EXAMINATION OF THE EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWISH LITERARY TRADITION OF STORIES ABOUT A TOWN CALLED CHELM, WHICH WAS MEANT TO BE A TOWN OF FOOLS. DISCUSSES THE DUAL IDENTITY OF CHELM IN REALITY AND FOLKTALE TRADITION. THE AUTHOR PLACES CHELM LITERATURE IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND DISCUSSES ITS PRECURSORS. 2016.

DB 88069 The Absent Author: A To Z Mysteries – By Ron Roy – AFTER FAMOUS MYSTERY WRITER WALLIS WALLACE FAILS TO APPEAR AT THE BOOKSTORE TO AUTOGRAPH BOOKS, DINK FIGURES OUT THAT HE’S BEEN KIDNAPPED. DINKS AND HIS BEST FRIENDS, JOSH AND RUTH ROSE, TRACE WALLACES ITINERARY, HOPING THEY WILL ARRIVE IN TIME TO RESCUE HIM. COMMERCIAL AUDIO-BOOK. FOR GRADES 2-4, 1997.

DB 87855 Me And Marvin Gardens – By Amy Sarig King - OBE DEVLIN SPENDS A LOT OF HIS TIME CLEANING UP THE POLLUTED CREEK THAT RUNS THROUGH WHAT LITTLE IS LEFT OF HIS FAMILY'S ONCE-EXTENSIVE FARMLAND. BUT ONE DAY BY THE CREEK OBE FINDS A STRANGE CREATURE THAT EATS PLASTIC, AND HE KNOWS HE MUST PROTECT IT. FOR GRADES 3-6. 2017.

DB 87813 To Dare Mighty Things: The Life Of Theodore Roosevelt – By Doreen Rappaport - RECOUNTS THE LIFE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT JR. (1858-1919), THE TWENTY-SIXTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. DISCUSSES HIS HAPPY YOUTH AS A NATURALIST, HIS TIME IN CHARGE OF A CAVALRY REGIMENT NICKNAMED THE "ROUGH RIDERS," AND HIS EFFORTS IN CONSERVING AMERICA'S NATURAL RESOURCES. 2013.