New Library Resources – October 2015

DVDs And Streaming Media

  • As Dreamers Do: The Amazing Life of Walt Disney
  • Walt Disney [American Experience] He Made Believe
  • Supersize Me A Film of Epic Portions
  • Mother Earth News 1970-2014 Archive (DVD)
  • 44 New Titles for Classroom Video on Demand (click here)

Social Issues

  • Voters: From Primaries to Decision Night
  • Out of Nowhere: The Inside Story of How Nike Marketed the Culture of Running
  • Leviathans: Multinational Corporations and the New Global
  • We’re Monsanto: Feeding the World Lie After Lie – Book One
  • Levi Strauss and Blue Jeans
  • Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants
  • The Microsoft Antitrust Cases: Competition Policy for the Twenty-first Century
  • The I Hate Corporate America Reader: How Big Companies from McDonald’s to Microsoft are Destroying Our Way of Life
  • The Microsoft File: The Secret Case Against Bill Gates

Literature

  • Solar Storms: A Novel
  • The New Deal (Graphic Novel)

Applied Science / Business / Medicine

  • The Ethics of Excellence
  • Animal Testing: Lifesaving Research vs. Animal Welfare
  • Sneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma and the Family Feud that Forever Changed the Business of Sport
  • I’m Suicidal, Now What?

Biography

  • Remembering Walt: Favorite Memories of Walt Disney
  • Walt Disney: An American Original
  • Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire
  • The Revised Vault of Walt: Unofficial, Unauthorized, Uncensored Disney Stories Never Told

History

  • Precolumbian Tragedy: Culture, Environment, and the Rise and Fall of Cahokia
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April 2015 – New Resources

Fiction

  • Go Down Moses

Social Issues

  • The great transition : shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy

Biography

  • Jane Addams : spirit in action
  • An autobiography: Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Jane Goodall
  • New elements : the story of Marie Curie
  • Indira Gandhi
  • An Interview with Pablo Picasso
  • Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights
  • PelĂ©
  • Listening to crickets : a story about Rachel Carson
  • A time for martyrs : the life of Malcolm X
  • My Life with the Chimpanzees
  • Tesla : inventor of the electrical age
  • A prince of our disorder : the life of T. E. Lawrence

Science

  • The Ten Trusts What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love

New Library Resources: May, June, July, August 2012

DVDs
The Tragedy of Bataan
Henry Ford
Southern China: Planet Food Collection Globe Trekker
Mao Tse Tung: China’s Peasant Emperor
China: The Rebirth of an Empire
China’s Century of Humiliation: A Look at China’s Interaction with the West Throughout the Nineteenth Century
China Rises: A Documentary
Blood Diamond
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Reference
The Timetables of American History
The NPR Classical Music Companion: Terms and Concepts from A to Z
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General / Philosophy / Religion
How to Solve Our Human Problems: The Four Noble Truths
Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules You
Tracing Connections: Voices of Systems Thinkers
The Way to Freedom
Search Patterns
Cruden’s Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testaments
French and English Philosophers Descartes; Rousseu; Voltaire; Hobbes
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Kindle Collection
Who owns the learning? Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age
A Religious Orgy in Tennessee: a Reporter’s Account of the Scopes Monkey Trial
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Online Resources
Resources for American Fiction: a list of websites
The Future of Gamification
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Science
Evo: Ten Questions Everyone Should Ask About Evolution
Cybernetics & Human Knowing
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Certainly More Than You Want to Know About the Fishes of the Pacific Coast
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus
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History
Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt: Her Monuments, Hieroglyphics, History and Archeology, and Other Subjects Connected with Hieroglyphically Literature
Reporting Vietnam
The Netsilik Eskimo
Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-Up
To the Scaffold: the Life of Marie Antoinette
Frank Wild Memoirs
Malcolm X: a Life of Reinvention
The Way We Genuinely Live: Yuungnaqpiallerput: Masterworks of Yup’ik Science and Survival
Torture
The Private Realm of Marie Antoinette
How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Panama Canal
The Quest for African Unity: 50 years of Independence and Independence
The Persian Gulf: Tradition and Transformation
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Social Issues
Feminism in Our Time: the Essential Writings, World War II to the Present
A History of U.S. Feminisms
They take our jobs!: and 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Dark Alliance: the CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion
War is a Racket
Teen Cyberbullying Investigated: Where Do Your Rights End and Consequences Begin?
The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence
Hot issues, Cool Choices!: Facing Bullies, Peer Pressure, Popularity and Put-downs
Stick up for yourself!: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-esteem
Essentials of International Relations, 5th Ed
Team Talk: the Power of Language in Team Dynamics
Search and Seizure: the Fourth Amendment for Law Enforcement Officers
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Language / Literature
Les Bons Mots How to Amaze Tout le Monde with Everyday French
The Outsiders
Catch-22
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
J.K. Rowing: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter
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Art / Fashion / Photography
Travis Louie’s Curiosities
The Allure of Chanel
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Education
Changing Minds: the Art and Science of Changing our Own and Other People’s Minds
Networked: the New Social Operating System
Design Thinking for Educators