New Library Materials – December 2012

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DVDs
Pocahontas
Schindler’s List
Sophie Scholl
Body Typed: 3 Short Films on Media and Physical Perfection
America: Discovery to Revolution
The Return of Navajo Boy

Kindle Archives
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
The Forgotten Garden
Wild (From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail)
The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment
The Murderer Next Door: Why the Mind Is Designed to Kill
The Hunger Games
Gone Girl
Back to Blood: A Novel
The Night Circus
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
The Round House
Flotsametrics and the Floating World
Iran and the Bomb
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition

Online Resources
Period Table of Visualization Methods

General
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Science / Applied Science / Business
How to Create a Mind: the Secret of HumanTthought Revealed
The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing
MacroWikinomics : Rebooting Business and the World
Moving from Vision to Action
Making Faces
Harvard Business Review on Collaborating Effectively

History
A Concise History of Bulgaria
How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution? And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party
The Umbrella of U.S. Power: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. policy
A Brief Political and Geographic History of Latin America: Where Are– Gran Colombia, La Plata, and Dutch Guiana
Argentina, 1516-1987: from Spanish Colonization to Alfonsâin
Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000
The Story of the Surrender at Yorktown [Cornerstones of Freedom]
Japanese American Internment Camps
The Pilgims [Cornerstones of Freedom]
The Mayflower Compact [Cornerstones of Freedom]
The Civil Rights Movement in America [Cornerstones of Freedom]
The Great Recession (2008) [Bringing History Life]
World War I
The Great Depression [Cornerstones of Freedom]
The Story of the Great Society [Cornerstones of Freedom]
Philadelphia

Social Issues / Economics
A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century
Weapons in Space
From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776
Milton Friedman: A Concise Guide to the Ideas and Influence of the Free-market Economist
The Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914
The Story of Child Labor Laws

Literature & Language
Thinking about Language: Helping our Students Say What They Mean and Mean What They Say
Paragraph Frameworks
Sentence Framework: Workbook for “Talking to Writing”
Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus

Education
Understanding Language-based Learning Disabilities Social Communication Skills
Research Writing Simplified: a Documentation Guide

Art / Photography
Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment
Part Asian, 100% Hapa
Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends
A Girl and Her Room

AV Equipment & Electronics
DXG HD portable video camera
Flip video camera UltraHD v.3
Kindle EBook Readers (3)

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