New Library Materials – January 2010


Prom Night in Mississippi [with Morgan Freeman]

The Card Game [Frontline]

Mad Hot Ballroom

Def Poetry Season 6

Richard Wright – Black Boy

Manufactured Landscapes

Mozart and the Whale

Design Vol. 2

Daniel Ellsberg [Leak of the Pentagon Papers]

Magnificent Seven

American Movie

Einstein’s Big Ideas & Exploring Space: The Quest for Life

Roll Over: The Hidden History of the SUV

The Long Walk Home

Harvest of Fear (Genetically-modified foods)

Twelfth Night

King Lear [Laurence Olivier]

The Taming of the Shrew

Richard III [Ian McKellen]

Much Ado About Nothing [Kenneth Branagh]

Amazing Grace

The U.S. Congress and You

AV Equipment

Kindle Ebook Reader

M-Edge Cover for Kindle

Online Resources

D.School Bootcamp Bootleg [Stanford’s Design School freshman introduction]

Kahn Academy Math Tutorials [on YouTube]

Brightstorm – Math Tutorials

Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project []


English Words from Latin and Greek Elements


Google Pocket Guide

The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

Teaching Web Search Skills: Techniques and Strategies of Top Trainers

Information Literacy Instruction for Educators: Professional Knowledge for an Information Age

Information and IT Literacy: Enabling Learning in the 21st Century

Information Literacy Instruction Handbook

PHP and MySQL Web Development

Social Issues/Religion

Waste and Want: a Social History of Trash

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations

Heroes, Gods & Emperors from Roman Mythology

Drugs : America’s Holy War

The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle

American Protest Literature

Body Outlaws

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

Reframing Sociocultural Research on Literacy: Identity, Agency, and Power

The Layman’s Bible Encyclopedia

Big Coal: the Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future

Natural High: Powerful Messages From America’s Top Celebrities and Athletes About Living Drug Free

The Liberal Case Against Abortion

ProLife Answers to Prochoice Arguments

Why Prolife?

Bases Loaded: the Inside Story of the Steroid Era in Baseball by the Central Figure in the Mitchell Report

Why Marijuana Should be Legal

Universal Health Care: What the United States Can Learn From the Canadian Experience

Marijuana Medical Handbook: a Guide to Therapeutic Use

The Ethics of Abortion: Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

Nine Parts of Desire: the Hidden World of Islamic Women

Regulating How We Die: the Ethical, Medical, and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted Suicide


AIGA Graphic Design USA

Design Basics

Designing Your Second Life: Techniques and inspiration for you to design your ideal parallel universe within the online community, Second Life

The Unofficial Tourists’ Guide to Second Life

The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music

Show Boat: the Story of a Classic American Musical

Audio Made Easy: or How to be a Sound Engineer Without Really Trying

The James Brown Reader: 50 years of Writing about the Godfather of Soul

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

Splendors of the American West: Thomas Moran’s Art of the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone : Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Photographs from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art

European Master Paintings from Swiss Collections: Post-impressionism to World War II : [exhibition]

Arte Italiana, 1960-1982

Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art: Exhibition


Some Canadian Women Artists

Leonardo Da Vinci: the Genius Who Defined the Renaissance

Photography collection


Clyfford Still

Unsuspected Genius: the Art and Life of Frank Duveneck

Before Photography: Painting and the Invention of Photography

It’s Beautiful Here, Isn’t It


The Time Traveller: Book of Rome & Romans Travel Back in Time and Explore the Romans’ World

Trail to Wounded Knee: Last Stand of the Plains Indians, 1860-1890

Martin Luther King, Jr. A Photographic Story of a Life

Slavery By Another Name: the Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

Perfecting Sound Forever: an Aural History of Recorded Music

The Italian Renaissance

The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

The Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914

The American heritage picture history of the Civil War

Science/Applied Science/Medicine

The Great Atlas of the Universe

Influenza 1918: the Worst Epidemic in American History

Strange Behavior Tales of Evolutionary Neurology

Scattered Minds: Hope and Help for Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

The Scientific, Religious, Ethical and Political Issues Fundamentals of the Stem Cell Debate

Language and Literature

The Graywolf Annual Five: Multi-Cultural Literacy

Pound as Wuz: Essays and Lectures on Ezra Pound

American Working-class Literature: An Anthology

The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel



The Layman’s Bible Encyclopedia


Teaching as Leadership: How Highly Effective Teachers Close the Achievement Gap

Framing Library Instruction

Landscapes of Learning

Teaching Youth Media: A Critical Guide to Literacy, Video Production & Social Change

Technology in its Place: Successful Technology Infusion in Schools

Education on the Edge of Possibility

Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning

Best Practices for Using Games & Simulations in the Classroom Guidelines for K-12 Educator

Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts, and Social


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