New Material in BPD

New Books in BPD 3/26/2020

DB 97410 If It Makes You Happy – by Claire Kann – While spending the summer helping her granny at her diner in the small town of Misty Haven, Winnie is suddenly (and much to her surprise) crowned Summer Queen. Now she has to balance her new responsibilities with her previous plans. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 2019.

 

DB 97646 Lost Country – by William Gay – Tennessee, 1955. Edgewater, recently discharged from the Navy, is searching for what to do next with his life. He meets up with Roosterfish, a one-armed conman, who takes Edgewater under his wing. They travel together, both trying to search for what life holds for them. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

 

DB 97667 An Irish Country Family: An Irish Country Novel – by Patrick Taylor – 1963. Freshly-minted doctor Barry Laverty begins his houseman’s year at the Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital. There he learns all the latest medical techniques. Six years later, he uses the skills he learned there to care for the residents of Ballybucklebo. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.

 

DB 97425 Flying Blind: One Man’s Journey out of Darkness – by Lou Briganti – An account of the experiences of Joe Koury, who lost his sight suddenly at the age of nineteen and started a new life as a blind man. Strong language. 2018.

 

DB 97614 You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For – by Kyle Carpenter & Don Yaeger – Memoir from a Marine who received the Medal of Honor after throwing himself on a grenade to save a fellow Marine. Discusses his experiences in Afghanistan and provides advice for living a good life and finding purpose. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2019.

 

DB 97615 Three Days at the Brink: FDR’s Daring Gamble to Win World War II – by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney – Account of the Tehran Conference during World War II, when FDR, Churchill, and Stalin met in secret to plot D-Day and the war’s endgame. Draws on transcripts, oral histories, and declassified State Department and presidential documents. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2019.

 

DB 97602 Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities – by Shannon Messenger – Sophie wants answers, even if the truth is dangerous and comes with terrifying new responsibilities. With every memory that Sophie recalls, the more she questions everything about herself and her friends. Sequel to Flashback (DB 92915). Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2019.

 

DB 97605 The Fowl Twins – by Eoin Colfer – Eleven-year-old twins Myles and Beckett Fowl help a troll evade nefarious forces that want his magic. Commercial audiobook. For grades 4-7. 2019.

 

DB 97606 Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History – by Vashti Harrison & Kwesi Johnson – Profiles over thirty-five trailblazing black men from throughout history. Includes both iconic and lesser-known figure, such as Revolutionary War spy James Armistead Lafayette, zoologist and educator Charles Henry Turner, inventor Garrett Morgan, and musician Prince. Commercial audiobook. For grades 3-6. 2019.