New Library Materials – June, July, August, September 2011


Revolution in Cairo & Go Inside the Muslim Brotherhood   (Frontline)

Evolution (8-hr PBS Special)

Marijuana: The Gateway Drug

What Kids Want to Know About Sex and Growing Up

Tobacco Horror Picture Show

Architecture and Design of Man and Woman

Japanese Relocation


Amores Perros

Blue Gold: World Water Wars

The Spirit of Crazy Horse

The Duel: Hamilton vs Burr

Inside Job

Henry Ford

Franklin D. Roosevelt:  The War Years

Frederick Douglass

Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air



A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Sources of the West: Readings for Western Civilization


Online Resources (look for links in catalog)

The Theory, Practice & Influence of Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience

Henry Thoreau and ‘Civil Disobedience

The Thoreau Reader Annotated works of Henry David Thoreau

Human Atlas Project

The Catholic Encyclopedia online

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

European History Primary Resources

Global Exploration Roadmap (NASA, 2011)



Science / Applied Science (& Business)

Napoleon’s Buttons : 17 molecules that Changed History

Eckert Animal Physiology: Mechanisms and Adaptations

Vertebrates Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution

Culturetopia: The Ultimate High Performance Workplace

What is Biodiversity?

Sustaining Life:  How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity



Linux Pocket Guide

Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

Gamification by Design: Implementing Game Mechanics in Web and Mobile Apps


Social Issues

What the World Eats

Abortion in America: The Origins and Evolution of National Policy, 1800-1900

Abortion Rites: A Social History of Abortion in America

Gold: Its Beauty, Power, and Allure

Capturing the 21st Century Security Agenda

The Abortion Rights Controversy in America: A Legal Reader

Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History


Great American Court Sases

The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Nonprofit Organization : Participant’s Workbook  (Drucker Foundation)

The Watchman’s Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

News of a Kidnapping

Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study

How to be President: What to Do and Where to Go Once You’re in Office

The Limits to Growth: the 30-Year Update


Political Philosophy

The Political Philosophy of Hobbes: Its Basis and Its Genesis

The Social Contract (Rousseau)



Traditional Europe: A Study in Anthropology and History

Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima

Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Explaining Auschwitz and Hiroshima: History Writing and the Second World War 1945-1990

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Korean War: A History

Last call: the Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Hiroshima: Why America Dropped the Atomic Bomb

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope


Hiroshima: The Shadow of the Bomb Turning Points in History

Legacy of Mao Zedong

Ancient Mesopotamia


Step Into Ancient Japan

Step Into the Stone Age

Japanese Children’s Day and the Obon Festival



Reconstruction America: After the Civil War

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest

The Yakima

Ottoman warfare, 1500-1700

The Battle of Gettysburg in American History

Usborne World History: Prehistoric World



Tristessa  (Kerouac)

Democracy and the Novel: Popular Resistance to Classic American Writers

Woman at Point Zero

The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

Collected Stories /       O’Connor, Frank

Poetry and Tales /       Poe, Edgar Allan

Eating Animals  (Foer)

Desert Solitaire

The Laramie Project

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Into the Wild

Kimberly Akimbo

The White Tiger: A Novel

The Last Time I saw Amelia Earhart: Poems


Apocalyptic Swing: Poems

American Busboy: Poems

Sudden Anthem

Poets on Teaching: A Sourcebook

The Hunger Games


Art Library 

Introduction to African Art



Learner-centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice

Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education


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