New Library Materials – October 2009

Note: Many of the history resources have been transferred from the MS library to the US library which is why the list is so long this month.



Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

Stand and Deliver

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Autio Makes Night Music (Sculpture)

Gold Fever

Witness to History: 4 volumes

Liberty! The American Revolution – 3 vols.

Days of Waiting: A film by Steven Okazaki


United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights and the Constitutional Amendments

Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery

Lincoln and Lee at Antietam

The Great Indian Wars 1540-1890

After Silence Civil Rights and the Japanese American Internment During World War II

Craft In America I & II

Secrets of the Mind

Secret of the Wild Child

Mind of a Serial Killer


Bad Seed:  The Truth About Our Food

The Triumph of the Nerds:  An Irreverent History of the PC Industry

Truman: American Experience

Aging Out:  What Happens When You’re Too Old for Foster Care?

The Panic is On:  The Great American Depression As Seen By the Common Man

Smoke Signals [Sherman Alexie]

Mesopotamia Ancient Civilizations for Children

Killer Flu: Secrets of the Dead

Online Resources

Tough Guise Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (streaming)

Western Soundscape Archive (audio – animal calls)

FindLaw:  US Supreme Court Center   (database)

Educating the Net Generation            (e-book)

Our Courts – 21st Century Civics (Sandra Day O’Connor’s site) (info & games)


Encyclopedia of American Studies

Encyclopedia of American Cultural & Intellectual History

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy

Historic U.S. Court Cases: An Encyclopedia

Wordsworth Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Great American Court Cases

Social Issues/Government/Economics

Espionage : A Reference Handbook

Rethinking Life & Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics

Kings and Philosophers, 1689-1789

Without sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America

Pitch Blackness

The Social Life of Information

The Anti-Federalist Papers: and, The Constitutional Convention Debates

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: a Reference Guide

Integrating Islam: Political and Religious Challenges in Contemporary France

The Ku Klux Klan A History of Racism and Violence

Language / Literature

Full Woman, Fleshly Apple, Hot Moon


Photo Art: Photography in the 21st Century

Peter Beard Scrapbooks from Africa and Beyond

A Certain Alchemy

Joseph Cornell’s Dreams

Making Things / Applied Technology / Business/ Management

Design Handbook Concepts Materials Styles

Python in a Nutshell


Step Into The Viking World

Step Into The Celtic World

How Would You Survive in the Middle Ages

Knights and Castles

The Usborne Book of Castles Internet-linked

The 1960s /

Maria Theresa and the House of Austria,

The Korean War

Liberty for All? 1800-1860 Book 5

The Truth about Sacajawea

The Viking World

Lewis & Clark Voyage of Discovery Bicentennial Edition

A Monarchy Transformed: Britain 1603-1714

Doomed Queens

Marie Therese The Fate of Marie Antoinette’s Daughter

Civil Wars, And Monarchy In France, In The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. v.2 of A History of France Principally During That Period

The English King: A Study of the Monarchy and the Royal Family, Historical, Constitutional and Social

The Habsburg Monarchy: from Enlightenment to Eclipse

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-bottoms : Pop Culture of 20th-century America

The Austrian Mind: An Intellectual and Social History, 1848-1938

Ancient China

The Greeks:  The Usborne Illustrated World History

Growing Up in Ancient Greece

Find Out About Ancient China: What Life was Like in the Chinese Empire

Made in China: Ideas and Inventions from Ancient China

The Ancient Chinese People of the Ancient World

Ancient China – See Through History

The Great Wall of China

Adventures in Ancient China

Ancient China Early Civilizations

FDR: A Presidency Revealed

Ancient Greece Daily Life

Causes and Consequences of World War I


The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

The Ancient Near Eastern World

The Medieval Messenger: Friday October 13, 1349

The Presidents

Escape – Teens Who Escaped the Holocaust to Freedom

From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy: French Kings, Nobles & Estates

Peoples of the Sea Wind: The Native Americans of the Pacific Coast

The Emperor’s Silent Army Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China

The Age of Religious Wars, 1559-1715

The Fall of the House of Habsburg

Eighteenth-century Europe, Tradition and Progress, 1715-1789

The Foundations of Early Modern Europe, 1460-1559

Maria Theresa

AV Equipment

Mbox 2 Mini    (1)

FlipUltra 2nd Generation (4)


The Change Handbook: the Definitive Resource on Today’s Best Methods for Engaging Whole Systems

The Human Side of School Change: Reform, Resistance, and the Real-Life Problems of Innovation

The Race Between Education and Technology

The Education of a Coach


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