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SUMMER 2015

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Darwin Manuscripts
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--free open educational resources from the European Union for learners and teachers--includes resources in several languages

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ART
Big Bucks: the Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century
Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Fellow
Men: Fantin-Latour and the Problem of the Group in 19th Century French Painting
Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

ASL
Learning American Sign Language in High School: Motivation, Strategies, and Achievement

BEST SELLER
Hiding in Plain Sight, by Nuruddin Farah
Redeployment, by Phil Klay (2014 National Book Award for Fiction)
We Know How This Ends: Living while Dying, by Bruce Kramer with Cathy Wurzer

BUSINESS
The Business Student’s Guide to Sustainable Management: Principles and Practice
Employment Law in Context: Text and Materials
How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business
How to Start a Home-Based Interior Design Business
How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business
How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business
How to Start a Home-Based Wedding Planning Business

CAREERS
Careers in the Military
From the Marine Corps to College: Transitioning from the Service to Higher EducationFrom the Navy to College: Transitioning from the Service to Higher Education
Top STEM Careers in Science

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend, illustrated and written by Dan Santat (2015 Caldecott Medal)
The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander (2015 Newbery Medal)
El Deafo, by Cece Bell (2015 Newbery Honor Book)
Girls Like Us, by Gail Giles (2015 Schneider Family Book Award)
How I Discovered Poetry, by Marilyn Nelson (2015 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book)
I Lived on Butterfly Hill, by Marjorie Agosin (2015 Pura Belpre Author Award)
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, written by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson (2015 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book)
Laughing at my Nightmare, by Shane Burcaw (2015 YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults)
Waiting is not Easy! by Mo Willems (2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book)
When I Was the Greatest, by Jason Reynolds (2015 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award)

COMMUNICATION
Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter
Contemporary Latina/o Media: Production, Circulation, Politics
#hooked: the Pitfalls of Media, Technology, and Social Networking
Media Literacy: Keys to Interpreting Media Messages
Regulating the Web: Network Neutrality and the Fate of the Open Internet

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Introduction to Modern Cryptography

ECONOMICS
Hard Times: the Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump

FILM/THEATER
The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2014
British Films of the 1970s
The Encyclopedia of British Film
Physical Expression on Stage and Screen: Using the Alexander Technique to Create Unforgettable Performances

FRANCE
Fellow Men: Fantin-Latour and the Problem of the Group in 19th Century French Painting
The French Right between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism
A People’s History of the French Revolution

HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Complete Guide to Personal Training
The Dorito Effect: the Surprising New Truth about Food and Flavor
Gentle Yoga for Arthritis
Masters of the Games: Essays and Stories on Sport
Sport Funding and Finance
Tony Oliva: the Life and Times of a Minnesota Twins Legend

HISTORY
American Military Transport Aircraft Since 1925
Bill Clinton: Building a Bridge to the New Millenium
Emperor of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson’s Foreign Policy
Era of Experimentation: American Political Practices in the Early Republic
The Faithful Scribe: a Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
, by Candace Fleming (2015 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book)
The French Right between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism
Historical Dictionary of Syria
Lydia Pinkham: the Face that Launched a Thousand Ads
Martha Jefferson: an Intimate Life with Thomas Jefferson
Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know
A People’s History of the French Revolution
Queen Victoria: a Life of Contradictions

LATIN AMERICA
Democratization without Justice in Spain: the Politics of Forgetting

LITERATURE
Bertolt Brecht
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out (2015 Stonewall Honor Book)
Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora
Critical Survey of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
How it Went Down, by Kekla Magoon (2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Book)

MUSIC
The Clash: the Only Band That Mattered
Experiencing Leonard Bernstein: a Listener’s Companion
Experiencing Rush: a Listener’s Companion
George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door
Hip-Hop Within and Without the Academy
So You Want to Sing Rock n’ Roll: a Guide for Professionals
Waiting for the Man: the Life & Music of Lou Reed

NURSING
All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource
Burn Care and Treatment: a Practical Guide
Conn’s Current Therapy 2015
Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse: a Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell
Gerontologic Nursing, by Sue E. Meiner
How Nursing Has Changed with Technology (Nursing Clinics of North America series)
Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults
Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills
Overcoming OCD: a Journey to Recovery
The Praeger Handbook on Women’s Cancers: Personal and Psychosocial Insights
Psychiatric Nursing: Assessment, Care Plans, and Medications
Women’s Health and Wellness across the Lifespan

POLITICAL SCIENCE
American Foreign Policy: Past, Present, and Future
Civil Society and Democracy Promotion
Democratization without Justice in Spain: the Politics of Forgetting
Era of Experimentation: American Political Practices in the Early Republic
Human Rights in International Politics: an Introduction
Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance
Reagan: the Life

PSYCHOLOGY
African Americans and Depression: Signs, Awareness, Treatments, and Interventions
Child Welfare for the 21st Century: a Handbook of Practices, Policies, and Programs
Natural Meditation: a Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice
Overcoming OCD: a Journey to Recovery
Violent Offenders: Appraising and Managing Risk

RELIGION
The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

SCIENCE
The Basics of Biochemistry
Cancer, Autism and their Epigenetic Roots
Chemistry for the Biosciences: the Essential Concepts
The Chemistry of Beer: the Science in the Suds
Circuit Analysis for Dummies
Climate Change and United States Forests
The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers: Scientific Style and Format
Death Valley National Park: a History
Energy and Water Sector Interdependence: a Primer
The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
The Human and Environment Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our World
Penguins: the Animal Answer Guide
The Science of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos
The Scientific Nomenclature of Birds in the Upper Midwest
Silent Witnesses: the Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science
Top STEM Careers in Science

SOCIOLOGY
Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges
Sociologists in Action on Equalities: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

WOMEN’S STUDIES
Ida M. Tarbell: the Woman Who Challenged Big Business-and Won! by Emily Arnold McCully (2015 YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction)
Lydia Pinkham: the Face that Launched a Thousand Ads
Martha Jefferson: an Intimate Life with Thomas Jefferson
Queen Victoria: a Life of Contradictions
Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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