New Library Materials – September 2008


The Last King of Scotland

Dirty Pretty Things

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Far From Heaven [Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert]

Black Adder: Season II [Rowan Atkinson]

Black Adder: Season III [Rowan Atkinson]

War Dance: The War Stole Everything, Except Their Music

Africa Blood & Guts (Africa Addio)

TED The Future We Will Create Inside the World of TED

Depression: Out of the Shadows

Big Fish

Dancer in the Dark

The Talented Mr. Ripley [Matt Damon. Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law]

No Country for Old Men

Paradise Now

The Yearling

Where American Began: Colonial Williamsburg

Chinyanja Basic Course (African Language: Zambia)

How to Eat Fried Worms



Summaries of Leading Cases on the Constitution



The Cult of the Amateur

The New Media Monopoly

Understanding Knowledge as a Commons: From Theory to Practice

The Elements of Library Research What Every Student Needs to Know

Moderating Usability Tests Principles & Practices for Interacting

Designing Interfaces [Patterns for Effective Interaction Design]

Don’t Make Me Think A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

Handbook of Usability Testing How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests

Measuring The User Experience Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics


Applied Science

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators



Introducing Evolutionary Psychology

Mismatch: Why Our World No Longer Fits Our Bodies

Annual Editions: Biological Psychology

Passionate Slugs & Hollywood Frogs An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Backyards

The Birth of Mathematics Ancient Times to 1300 [Pioneers in Mathematics]

Brittle Stars & Mudbugs

River-Walking Songbirds & Singing Coyotes



Chaos in the Classroom A New Theory of Teaching and Learning

Personal Information Management: Tools and Techniques for Achieving Professional Effectiveness

Personal Information Management

School Law for the 1990s: A Handbook

Annual Editions: Computers in Education

Podcasting for Teachers [Emerging Technologies for Evolving Learners]

Information Literacy: Educating Children for the 21st Century

Information Literacy: One Key to Education [New Directions for Teaching and Learning]

Leadership and Technology at Independent Schools A Handbook for School Leaders in Administration, Technology and Academics

Preparing Teachers for a Changing World What Teachers Should Learn and Be Able to Do


Social Issues / Government / Political Science

Club Drugs

Hot, Flat, and Crowded Why We Need a Green Revolution – And How It Can Renew America (Friedman)

The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and its Geostrategic Imperatives

The Revolution A Manifesto

Immigrants’ Rights After 9/11 Point Counterpoint

Beyond Oil: the View from Hubbert’s Peak

Oil and the Future of Energy: Climate Repair / Hydrogen / Nuclear Fuel / Renewable and Green Sources

Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

Peak Oil Survival: Preparation for Life After Gridcrash

Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda

Friedman’s Fables

Leadership and the New Science

Team Talk: the Power of Language in Team Dynamics

Agriculture The Food We Grow and Animals

Freedom of Assembly [American Rights]

The Big Deal About Alcohol What Teens Need to Know About Drinking

Global Warming Understanding the Debate [Issues in Focus]

The Girls’ Guide to Guys Straight Talk for Teens on Flirting, Dating, Breaking, Making Up & Finding True Love

Endangered Species

Food Security for the World

Food Security for the Faint of Heart Keeping your Larder Full in Lean Times

Annual Editions: Violence and Terrorism

Women in the Japanese World

Women in the World of China

Women in the Arab World

Anxiety Disorders

The World of the Worker: Labor in Twentieth-Century America

The History and Methods of Torture

Organized Crime

Hate Crimes [Crime and Detection]

Hate Crimes: a Reference Handbook

Culture and Customs of Israel [Culture and Customs of the Middle East]

Reflections on the Revolution in France



Iran, a Country Study

A History of Sweden

A Concise History of Sweden

Witchcraft and Magic in 16th and 17th Century Europe

The True Story of the Bilderberg Group

The Story of the Moors After Spain

Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of al-Andalus

Darfur Diaries Stories of Survival

Darfur A New History of a Long War

The USA and the World

East, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific

Culture and Customs of Zambia [Culture and Customs of Africa]

Tudor England

The Iraq War: Causes and Consequences

The Moors The Islamic West 7th-15th Centuries AD [Men-At-Arms]

Daily Life Ancient Greece [Changing Times]

The Industrial Revolution in Europe Germany, France, Russia, 1815-1914

The McCarthy Hearings [At Issue in History] [Opposing Viewpoints Series]

Saladin: The Sultan and His Times, 1138-1193

A History of Modern Britain

The Rise and Fall of the Taliban [At Issue in History]

The Kurds State and Minority in Turkey, Iraq and Iran [Conflict and Crisis in the Post-Cold War World]

Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941



Three Cups of Tea

Everything’s an Argument (Writing)


Chinese History and Culture

Origins of Chinese Martial Arts

China: Its History and Culture 4th Ed.

The Moon Maiden

The Birth of the Monkey King

Legends of the Fortune Gods

Adventures of Monkey King

Patron Gods of Popular Chinese Trades

Guan Yin Goddess of Compassion

Origins of Chinese Science and Technology

The Four Great Beauties of China

Origins of Chinese Festivals

Best Chinese Myths Beginning of Time

Gateway to Chinese Culture

Origins of Chinese People and Customs

The 8 Immortals The Eight Immortals Cross the Sea

The Legend of Zhong Kui

Wu Zetian The Mighty Woman Sovereign of China

The Legend of Justice Bao



Beneath the Roses

Art Photography Now

Acting the Part: Photography As Theatre

Acting Out: Invented Melodrama In Contemporary Photography

The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

This is Your Brain on Music

The rise of music in the ancient world, East and West


Online Resources

Ultimate Camp Resource [Games for Camps and Retreats]

Educating the Net Generation


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