New Library Resources – January 2012

Notes on Kindle e-Books list: I finally caught up on my Kindle e-book cataloging. These purchases have been accumulating since last spring. I will be sending out more complete instructions about our Kindle initiative soon.

The End of Poverty? Think Again.
In the Womb
The Mosque in Morgantown Competing Paths to Change in An American Muslim Community

Kindle Books
The Murderer Next Door: Why the Mind Is Designed to Kill
Marijuana: Brain Damage. Birth Defects. Addiction.
Diversity and Complexity (Primers in Complex Systems)
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Living My Life: An Autobiography of Emma Goldman
Outlearning the Wolves: Surviving and Thriving in a Learning Organizations (Learning Fables Series)
Women of the Silk: A Novel
The Hummingbird’s Daughter: A Novel
The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment
Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word
The Art of Convening: Authentic Engagement in Meetings, Gatherings, and Conversations
The Essential Guide to Studying with Your iPad
The Hunger Games
Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology
Program or Be Programmed
A Mercy
Life is Short and So Is This Book: Brief Thoughts On Making The Most of Your Life
The Truth About Perfecting Your Presentation Skills
Flying Changes
Riding Lessons
The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice, and Product Reviews
Room: A Novel
Ape House: A Novel
The Works of Andre Norton
Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry
Caesar: Life of a Colossus
History of Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar: A Life
The Nazi Connection : Eugenics, American racism, and German National Socialism
Eugenics and Other Evils
NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children
Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage
On The Origin of Species – By Means of Natural Selection

Audio Books
The Odyssey by Homer
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Secret Life of Bees
Life of Pi

AV Equipment
Kodak Play Touch Video Camera (2)     Kindle Keyboard (2)

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts

Psychology (college textbook)
Free Will
Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room
Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking
The Philosopher’s Game: Match Your Wits Against the 100 greatest Thinkers of All Time
A History of Mass Communication: Six Information Revolutions
Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management
Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Seattle in Black and White: the Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity
The Jeffersonian Tradition in American Democracy
American Sphinx: the Character of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson and his World
Basta! La Historia de Nuestra Lucha / Enough! The Tale of Our Struggle
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63
A History of the Philippines: from Indio Bravos to Filipinos

Science and Applied Science
The Manager’s Pocket Guide to Systems Thinking & Learning
Marijuana is Safer: So Why are We Driving People to Drink?
See also: 8th Grade Class Collection

Salvage the Bones: a Novel
Key Writers on Art

Social Issues
Cannabiz: the Explosive Rise of the Medical Marijuana Industry
Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media: a Synthesis from the GoodPlay Project
Medical Marijuana

Philosophy of Education: the Key Concepts

8th Grade Science Class Collection
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn–and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize less
SYNC: How Order Emerges from Chaos in the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life
What’s Going on in There? How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome
Predictably Irrational: the Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Good Germs, Bad Germs: Health and Survival in a Bacterial World
The Origins of AIDS
Adrenal Fatigue: the 21st Century Stress Syndrome
An A to Z of DNA Science: What Scientists Mean When They Talk About Genes and Genomes
A Child is Born
Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual
Six Degrees: the Science of a Connected Age
The Emperor of All Maladies: a Biography of Cancer
Intuition: a Novel
Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure
Living Well with Pain and Illness: the Mindful Way to Free Yourself from Suffering
No Two Alike: Human Nature and Human Individuality
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: a Natural History of Four Meals
The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do
In Defense of Self: How the Immune System Really Works
How We Decide
The Female Brain
The Male Brain
You: the Owner’s Manual: an Insider’s Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier and Younger
Will Power: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Thinking, Fast and Slow (Kahneman)
The Viral Storm: the Dawn of a New Pandemic Age
A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the World’s Largest Experiment Reveals about Human Desire
A Planet of Viruses
Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition
The Blank Slate: the Modern Denial of Human Nature
The Upside of Irrationality: the Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine
Eat, Drink, and be Healthy: the Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating
DNA: The Secret of Life


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