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172 SAN  Sandel, Michael J. Justice : what's the right thing to do?  New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.

Doing the right thing -- The greatest happiness principle: utilitarianism -- Do we own ourselves?: libertarianism -- Hired help: markets and morals -- What matters is the motive: Immanuel Kant -- The case for equality: John Rawls -- Arguing affirmative action -- Who deserves what?: Aristotle -- What do we owe one another?: dilemmas of loyalty -- Justice and the common good. Popular Harvard professor Michael Sandel offers a searching, lyrical exploration of the meaning of justice that considers familiar controversies such as affirmative action, same-sex marriage, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, national service, patriotism and dissent, and the moral limits of markets in fresh and illuminating ways.

305.23 LAR Lareau, Annette. Unequal childhoods : class, race, and family life. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.

Concerted cultivation and the accomplishment of natural growth -- Social structure and daily life -- The hectic pace of concerted cultivation -- A child's pace -- Children's play is for children -- Developing a child -- Language as a conduit for social life -- Concerted cultivation in organizational spheres -- Concerted cultivation gone awry -- Letting educators lead the way -- Beating with a belt, fearing "the school" -- The power and limits of social class. Compares the experiences of twelve families raising third grades and explains how a family's race, social status, and family life can influence a child's education and childhood.

305.868 THO Thorpe, Helen. Just like us : the true story of four Mexican girls coming of age in America.  New York : Scribner, 2009.

Introduction -- pt. I. Instantaneous rate of change -- 1. Prom night -- 2. Question mark -- 3. Instantaneous rate of change -- 4. Rise and fall -- 5. Life's mighty question -- 6. American woman -- 7. Sympathy -- 8. Crash test dummy -- pt. II. Many dwelling places -- 1. Liar, liar, liar -- 2. Breaking in -- 3. Three tens and a nine -- 4. Bad papers -- 5. Talk radio -- 6. Many dwelling places -- 7. Salon Ocampo -- 8. Black market -- 9. Comal -- 10. Manhunt -- 11. Social inequality -- 12. The concept of citizenship -- 13. Sorority girls -- 14. Friendly banter -- 15. Auto theft -- 16. Machismo -- 17. Liberación -- 18. Physical evidence -- 19. Portrait of a pariah -- 20. Yo pago impuestos -- 21. Live from the border -- 22. Caution -- pt. III. Lo que pasó pasó (What happened happened) -- 1. Headwaters -- 2. Tancredoland -- 3. Guilty as charged -- 4. Well-ordered society -- 5. Blessing -- 6. Surprise appearance -- 7. Gun show -- 8. Laugh now, cry later -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments. "Just Like Us" offers a powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver--two of whom have legal documentation, two of whom who don't--and the challenges they face as they attempt to pursue the American dream.


320.973 FIN Fineman, Howard. The thirteen American arguments : enduring debates that define and inspire our country. New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2008.

Introduction: For the sake of argument -- Who is a person? -- Who is an American? -- The role of faith -- What can we know and say? -- The limits of individualism -- Who judges the law? -- Debt and the dollar -- Local v. national authority -- Presidential power -- The terms of trade -- War and diplomacy -- The environment -- A fair, "more perfect" union. Presents thirteen political debates which identify the United States' role in the world including issues related to immigration, presidential power, and the environment.


323.6 BEL Bellamy, Richard. Citizenship : a very short introduction. Oxford ; : Oxford University Press, 2008.

What is citizenship, and why does it matter? -- Theories of citizenship and their history -- Membership and belonging -- Rights and the 'right to have rights' -- Participation and democracy.


324.623 ONE  One woman, one vote : rediscovering the woman suffrage movement. Troutdale, Or. : NewSage Press, 1995.

Nineteen essays, each focusing on a particular aspect of the seventy-five year struggle by women to be granted the right to vote.


324.7 WES West, Darrell M. Air wars : television advertising in election campaigns, 1952-2008.  Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2010.


330 SOR Sorkin, Andrew Ross. Too big to fail : the inside story of how Wall Street and Washington fought to save the financial system--and themselves. New York : Penguin Books, 2010.

Examines the financial crisis of the early twenty-first century and how powerful people in finance and politics have wrestled with the problem, and analyzes secret alliances and human dramas amid the bankruptcy of investment banks such as Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch.


332.1 JOH Johnson, Simon. 13 bankers : the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown. New York : Vintage Books, 2011.

Thomas Jefferson and the financial aristocracy -- Other people's oligarchs -- Wall Street rising: 1980- -- "Greed is good": the takeover -- The best deal ever -- Too big to fail -- The American oligarchy: six banks. Explores the events that led the United States economy being, for the most part, controlled by six financial institutions and the economic crisis of the early twenty-first century, critiques the government's bailout of large banks, and suggests policies for financial reform.


333.79 MIL Miller, Debra A. Energy production and alternative energy. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.

Discusses the world's history of energy production and consumption, and explains how alternative energy sources may help with the coming fossil fuel energy crisis and protecting the worldwide environment.


338.5 FIN United States. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The financial crisis inquiry report : final report of the National Commission on the Causes of the Financial and Economic Crisis in the United States. New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.

Examines the causes of the financial crisis that began in 2008 and reveals the weaknesses found in financial regulation, excessive borrowing, and breaches in accountability.

342.039 KYV

Kyvig, David E. Explicit and authentic acts : amending the U.S. Constitution, 1776-1995. Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1996.
A history of the process by which the United States Constitution is amended, looking at the creation of the system, discussing the manner in which it functioned each time a major effort was made to change the Constitution, and considering its role in the American constitutional development.

342.73 BER

Bernstein, Richard B., 1956-. Amending America : if we love the Constitution so much, why do we keep trying to change it? Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [199-?), c1993.
Examination of the Constitution and how various politicians have their hearts set on amendments to balance the budget or to ban abortion.

342.73 FED

The Federalist papers : in modern language indexed for today's political issues. 1st ed. Bellevue, Wash. : Merril Press, c1999.

342.7302 MAI

Maier, Pauline, 1938-. Ratification : the people debate the Constitution, 1787-1788. 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
The morning after -- "Take this or nothing" -- A war of printed words : the national debate begins -- The Pennsylvania ratifying convention-- with Delaware, New Jersey, and Georgia -- "We the people" of Connecticut and Massachusetts -- The Massachusetts Convention I : the "conversation" begins -- The Massachusetts Convention II : "--with cordiality" -- A rough road to Richmond : New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maryland, and South Carolina -- The Virginia Convention I : a battle of giants -- The Virginia Convention II : under the eyes of heaven -- On to Poughkeepsie -- The New York Convention I : a failure of oratory -- The New York Convention II : in or out? -- Some final twists : the North Carolina Convention, a meeting in Pennsylvania, and the ratification story draws to an end. The dramatic story of the debate over the ratification of the Constitution, the first new account of this seminal moment in American history in years.

344.7303 LAN

Landmark : the inside story of America's new health-care law and what it means for us all. 1st ed. New York : PublicAffairs, c2010.
The call of history : "we're gonna get this done" -- The House of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more restrictions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it or not -- The Medicare changes : dollars and doughnuts -- Long-term care : a new national option -- Delivery of care : breaking bad habits -- On the front lines : how medical practice will change -- Preventive measures : more carrots and more sticks -- In the workplace : what it means for employers -- Medicaid's expansion : the impact on the states -- Paving for it : fixes, penalties, and spending cuts -- The abortion fight : what the compromise means -- The rest of the story : mental health, dental, and more.

347.73 JUD

The judicial branch. Oxford [England] ; : Oxford University Press, c2005.
The historical foundations of the American judiciary / William E. Nelson -- Judges and democracy : the changing role of the United States Supreme Court / Cass R. Sunstein -- Judicial independence and the majoritarian difficulty / Kermit L. Hall -- The judiciary and the separation of powers / Richard A. Brisbin, Jr. -- Judicial review and interpretation : have the courts become sovereign when interpreting the constitution? / Keith E. Whittington -- Paths to the Bench : selecting Supreme Court justices in a "juristocratic" world / Joel B. Grossman -- Is judicial federalism essential to democracy? : state courts in the federal system / Paul Brace and Melinda Gann Hall -- American courts and democracy : a comparative perspective / Donald P. Kommers -- Courts in American popular culture / Lynn Mather -- What Americans know about the courts and why it matters / Gregory A. Caldeira and Kevin T. McGuire -- The impact of courts on American life / Gerald N. Rosenberg -- Judicial activism and American democracy / Doris Marie Provine -- Courts and the rights revolution / Charles R. Epp -- Discrimination through direct democracy : the role of the judiciary in the pursuit of equality / Sue Davis -- From republic to democracy : the judiciary and the political process / Mark A. Graber -- Courts and the definition of defendants' rights / David A. Yalof -- Public education, democratic life, and the American courts / Douglas S. Reed -- Property rights and democracy in the American constitutional order / James W. Ely, Jr. -- The future of the judicial branch : courts and democracy in the twenty-first century / Lawrence Baum.

355.2 ALL

Allison, Aimee. Army of none : strategies to counter military recruitment, end war, and build a better world. Seven Stories Press 1st ed. New York : Seven Stories Press, c2007.
Explores the recruitment strategies of the United States Armed Forces and provides resources for developing war resistance and counter-recruitment movements.

362.82 ALB

Al-Baz, Rania. Disfigured : a Saudi woman's story of triumph over violence. Northampton, MA : Olive Branch Press, 2009.
Death on the horizon -- Everyone rallies round -- A submissive woman -- A marriage proposal at eleven -- A very desirable girl -- A bride at sixteen -- My mother, my friend -- A television star -- Married again -- A woman in Saudi Arabia. A memoir of Saudi television news anchor Rania al-Baz's struggle in an oppressive society, covering the abuse she suffered at the hands of her second husband, which left her in a coma, and subsequent activism on behalf of women.

363.25 COB

Cobb, Cathy. Crime scene chemistry : for the armchair sleuth. Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007.
Provides an introduction to forensic chemistry, and features instructions for twenty-five hands-on demonstrations that explain the science behind evidence collecting techniques used in real life and on television, each followed by a mini-case.

363.73 MAC

Maczulak, Anne E. (Anne Elizabeth), 1954-. Pollution : treating environmental toxins. New York : Facts on File, c2010.
An introduction to pollution that focuses on methods to treat environmental toxins, and provides information on air and water quality, climate change, epidemiology, greenhouse gases and the ozone layer, health hazards in foods, cancer, and more.

363.738 LAN

Langwith, Jacqueline. The role of the government. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
Explores the role of government in addressing issues of global warming, including programs to lower greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, prevent deforestation, promote renewable energy, and help ecosystems and wildlife adapt to climate change.

364.1 MAC

MacKay, Jenny, 1978-. Gangs. Detroit : Lucent Books, c2011.
The history of gangs in America -- Gangs and culture -- Gangs as businesses -- Gangs and the legal system -- Promoting gang life -- Gangs and society. Examines gangs, including the reasons why people join them, their relationship to crime, their effects on society, and the prevention of gang-related crime.

371.3 LEM

Lemov, Doug, 1967-. Teach like a champion : 49 techniques that put students on the path to college. 1st ed. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2010.
Describes forty-nine strategies for effective teaching that can close the achievement gap and encourage and support college attendance, and includes a DVD-ROM.

371.58 BLA

Blanco, Jodee, 1964-. Please stop laughing at us-- : one survivor's extraordinary quest to prevent school bullying. Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, c2008.
The author reflects on her experiences being bullied in school; and discusses ways parents, teachers, and students can prevent bullying. Includes frequently asked questions, a glossary of terms, and emails to the author.

500 FLA

Flatow, Ira. Present at the future : from evolution to nanotechnology, candid and controversial conversations on science and nature. 1st Collins pbk. ed. New York : Collins, 2008, c2007.
Science journalist Ira Flatow shares what he has learned from interviewing the world's top scientists, discussing brain research, cosmology, global warming, energy, nanotechnology, space travel, science and religion, cyberspace, and other topics, and including quotes from interviews.

551.5 STR

Streissguth, Thomas, 1958-. Extreme weather. Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
Explores how global warming has led to extreme weather patterns around the world and discusses what impact extreme weather has on the planet and what can be done to deal with the problem.

578.7680 97 BUR

Burt, William, 1948-. Marshes : the disappearing Edens. New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2007.
A collection of photographs and text in which naturalist William Burt reflects on the marshes he has visited throughout his career.

578.77 CRA

Cramer, Deborah. Smithsonian ocean : our water, our world. 1st ed. New York : Smithsonian Books/Collins, 2008.
Presents articles and colorful photographs of ocean life and its partnership with the earth, discussing the negative influence of humankind on the sea, from the continental shelf to the icy poles and coastlines of the U.S., and covers topics such as mass extinction, coral reefs, migration, and river deltas.

613.7 COL

Coleman, A. Eugene. 52-week baseball training. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2000.
Presents a conditioning plan designed to help baseball players at high school, college, and summer-league levels keep in shape year-round, based on a schedule of active rest and recovery during the post-season, off-season fitness training, preseason training to play, and in-season training to win.

616.4 WAR

Warshaw, Hope S., 1954-. Guide to healthy fast-food eating. 2nd ed. Alexandria, Va. : American Diabetes Association, c2009.
Today's diabetes eating goals -- Restaurant pitfalls and strategies for self-defense -- Restaurant dilemmas and diabetes -- Restaurants can help or hinder your healthy eating efforts -- Tips to eat healthier, from breakfast to burgers, pizza, and more -- Put your best guess forward -- How this book works for you -- Restaurants -- Arby's -- Baskin Robbins -- Burger King -- Domino's Pizza -- Dunkin' Donuts -- KFC -- McDonald's -- Papa John's Pizza -- Pizza Hut -- Starbucks -- Subway -- Taco Bell -- Wendy's. Offers advice and guidelines for a healthy diet, provides nutrition facts and information to make more conscious menu choices in restaurants and fast-food establishments; and includes suggestions for diabetics.

621.43 WEB

Webster, Jay. Repairing your outdoor power equipment. Albany, NY : Delmar, c2001.
Includes how-to information for repairing lawnmowers and garden tractors, edgers, tillers, snow throwers, leaf blowers, chain saws, string trimmers, portable pumps and portable generators.

640 GOI

Going green. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
A collection of essays that explores what it means to "go green" and explains how people can take a more active role in protecting the environment and reducing global warming.

641.5 MOO

Mooney, Carla, 1970-. Junk food junkies. Detroit : Lucent Books, c2011.
The popularity of junk food -- How junk food affects your health -- Hooking the youngest eaters -- Taking responsibility -- Are you a junk food junkie?. Discusses the health dangers of eating junk food, why it is so popular, how the food is marketed to young eaters, and provides guidelines to determine if one is addicted to junk food.

641.5 TRA

Traugh, Susan M. Vegetarianism. Detroit : Lucent Books, c2011.
Discusses the vegetarian diet, examines reasons for becoming a vegetarian, and offers advice for planning a healthy meatless diet.

759.13 LAS

Lasansky, Tomas. Icons and muses. Iowa City, IA : 4 Peaks Press, 2010.
Forward by William Webster -- Tomás Lasansky - Points of view by Joseph S. Czestochowksi -- A son's perspective by Rory Lasansky -- Color plates -- Selected chronology -- Selected collections -- Selected exhibition history -- Catalog Raisonné of published prints. This is a comprehensive book on the artist, Tomás Lasansky, bringing together 30 years of his work in chronological order.

782.1 GRE

Green, Stanley. Broadway musicals, show by show. 6th ed. New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2008.
Contains over four hundred entries that provide information about Broadway musicals staged between 1866 and 2007, each listing the composer and lyricist, producer, director, choreographer, cast, songs, and date of run, and including a synopsis of the action and history of the production.

796.323 SWI

Swidey, Neil. The assist : hoops, hope, and the game of their lives. New York : PublicAffairs, c2008.
Chronicles the 2004-05 Charlestown High School basketball season, focusing on the lives of two African-American players, Ridley Johnson and Jason White, and their coach, Jack O'Brien.

796.357 PAH

Pahigian, Josh. The Ultimate baseball road-trip : a fan's guide to major league stadiums. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2004.

796.3570 973 HEF

Heffernan, Terry. 100 baseball icons : from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Archive. Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c2008.

808.8 STR

The starry rift : tales of new tomorrows : an original science fiction anthology. New York : Firebird, 2009.
An anthology of sixteen science fiction stories by various authors, such as Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, and Paul McAuley.

808.8 TEL

The eternal kiss : 13 vampire tales of blood and desire. Philadelpia, PA : Running Press, c2009.
Collects thirteen short stories that depict vampires, and features selections from writers such as Kelley Armstrong, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Dina James, Lili St. Crow, and others.

817.6 NOT

Notaro, Laurie. The idiot girls' action adventure club. New York : Villard, c2002.
Laurie Notaro chronicles some of her more amusing exploits and adventures.

909.82 CEN

Century of genocide : critical essays and eyewitness accounts. 3rd ed. New York : Routledge, 2009.
Combines first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and narratives to examine the causes and ramifications of genocide in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

940.53 LAN

Lanzmann, Claude. Shoah : an oral history of the Holocaust : the complete text of the film. 1st American ed. New York : Pantheon Books, c1985.
On t.p.: The complete text of the film. Presents an oral history of the Holocaust.

940.54 MOO

Moore, Brenda L., 1950-. Serving our country : Japanese American women in the military during World War II. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c2003.
Examines the experiences of second-generation, or "Nisei," Japanese American women in the Women's Army Corps and Army Medical Corps during World War II, drawing from interviews with enlistees.

954 NIC

Nicholson, Jon. Ganges. [London] : BBC Books, 2007.
A photographic exploration of the Ganges River that discusses its source in the Himalayas, uses by people living along its banks, importance in the Hindu religion, and other related topics.

962 EGY

Egypt : the moment of change. London ; : Zed Books, 2009.
State and society / Philip Marfleet -- Economic policy : from state control to decay and corruption / Ahmad El-Sayed El-Naggar -- The land and the people / Ray Bush -- Workers' struggles under "socialism" and neoliberalism / Joel Beinin -- The democracy movement : cycles of protest / Rabab El-Mahdi -- Islamism(s) old and new / Sameh Naguib -- Torture : a state policy / Aida Seif El-Dawla -- Mubarak in the international arena / Anne Alexander -- Conclusion : what's next? / Rabab El-Mahdi & Philip Marfleet.

973.3 QUO

The quotable founding fathers : a treasury of 2,500 wise and witty quotations from the men and women who created America. 1st ed. Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, c2004.
Contains a collection of twenty-five hundred quotations about the meaning of democracy from the men and women who created America and contains excerpts from their own essays diaries, letters, speeches, and sermons.

973.3 WOO

Wood, Gordon S. Radicalism of the American Revolution. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York : Vintage Books, 1993.

973.932 MOR

Morris, Dick. Catastrophe : how Obama, Congress, and the special interests are transforming-- a slump into a crash, freedom into socialism, and a disaster into a catastrophe-- and how to fight back. New York : Harper, 2010, c2009.
Presents an argument against the policies of President Obama with regard to the economy, health care, illegal immigrants, terrorism, and other topics.

B ALI

Ali, Nujood. I am Nujood, age 10 and divorced. 1st American ed. New York : Three Rivers Press, c2010.
Ali Nujood, the first child bride in Yemen to win a divorce, tells the story of her experiences after her father arranged for her to be married in 2008 at the age of ten to a man three times her age, describes what happened when she sought out a judge in order to get a divorce, and discusses the impact of her actions on traditional Yemen culture and society.

B BOY

Boyle, Brian. Iron heart : the true story of how I came back from the dead. New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2009.
The author details his tragic accident, recovery, and how he was able to bring his body back to a physical state able to compete in a triathlon in Kona, Hawaii.

B CHU

Chua, Amy. Battle hymn of the tiger mother. New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
The author chronicles her decision to raise her daughters, Sophia and Lulu, in a way that reflects the Chinese way of childrearing, which puts an emphasis on preparing them for the future, by demanding that her children perform at the top of their classes in all subjects besides drama and physical education, play the piano or violin, and spend their time studying and practicing rather than playing with other kids.

B KAN

Kang, Chʿŏr-hwan, 1968-. The aquariums of Pyongyang : ten years in the North Korean gulag. New York : Basic Books, 2005, c2001.
Kang Chol-hwan chronicles the experiences he had after he was imprisoned at a concentration camp in North Korea for a crime of high treason that was allegedly committed by his grandfather.

B LAT

Latifa, 1980-. Ppaeatkin ŏlgul = My forbidden face. Sŏul : Ire, 2002.
This haunting book details daily life inside Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. It is both a horrifying and extremely poignant journal, written by a young woman coming of age in 1996 as the oppressive white Taliban flag is first raised over Kabul.

B LIN

Ling, Laura, 1976-. Somewhere inside : one sister's captivity in North Korea and the other's fight to bring her home. 1st ed. New York : William Morrow, c2010.

B MOR

Mortenson, Greg. Se chan ŭi chʻa = Three cups of tea. Kyŏnggi-do Pʻaju-si : Ire, 2009.
Greg Mortenson recounts the experiences he had while trying to help impoverished villages in Pakistan's Karakoram Himalaya build schools for their children.

BCD F BRA

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-. Fahrenheit 451. [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, p2005.
Track 1 (:) with turn-the-page signals -- Track 2 (:) without turn-the-page signals. Read by Christopher Hurt. In the classic novel of censorship and defiance, a totalitarian regime in the future has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

BCD F TWA

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson. Unabridged. [United States] : Alcazar ;, 2004.
Read by various readers. David Wilson is called "Pudd'nhead" by the townspeople, who fail to understand his combination of wisdom and eccentricity. He redeems himself by simultaneously solving a murder mystery and a case of transposed identities.

BCD F VON

Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-five. New York : Caedmon/HarperCollinsPublishers, p2003.
Track 1 (:) with turn-the-page signals -- Track 2 (:) without turn-the-page signals. Performed by Ethan Hawke. Billy Pilgrim returns home from the Second World War only to be kidnapped by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore, who teach him that time is an eternal present.

DVD 297 WHA

What is Islam? Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, c2006.
Looks at Islam, its history, and its rituals. Visits a mosque to learn about the five pillars and the daily Muslim prayer service of salah. Also visits a family as they celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

DVD 324.623 ONE

One woman, one vote. [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2005].
Narrator, Susan Sarandon. Documents the 72-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives.

DVD 364.36 WHE

When kids get life. [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2007.
The United States is one of the only countries in the world that allows children under 18 to be sentenced to life without parole. This program profiles the cases of five juveniles sentenced in Colorado to life in prison without the possibility of parole. It explores whether juveniles should receive sentences that, in effect, end any possibility of life outside of prison.

DVD 728.37 AME

The American house : a guide to architectural styles. [Lake Zurich, Ill.] : Learning Seed, [2006].
Tudor -- Neo-Classic (Greek revival) -- Queen Anne -- Bungalow (Craftsman) -- Ranch/Split level -- Prairie School -- Colonial revival -- Contemporary. Teaches how to identify the most common styles of American houses, and the vocabulary of the architecture of residential design.

DVD 784 SCH

Schoolhouse rock! Special 30th anniversary ed. Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002?].
Collection of all 46 Schoolhouse rock! songs on the topics of science, multiplication, money, American history and English grammar. Plus, the new song "I'm gonna send your vote to college" about the American electoral college.

DVD 796.323 HOO

Hoop dreams. [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment [distributor], 2005.
Arthur Agee, William Gates, Bobby Knight, Spike Lee, Kevin O'Neill, Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale. This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.

DVD 822.33 MUC

Much ado about nothing. Widescreen. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.
Kenneth Branagh, Michael Keaton, Robert Sean Leonard, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington. A romantic comedy where a loving couple are torn apart by a false accusation and a bickering couple are brought together by friendly plotting.

DVD 909.07 CRU Disc-1

The crusades, crescent & the cross. [Burlington, VT] : A & E Home Video :, c2005.
The first crusade: Desperate call from Constantinople -- Godfrey leads the crusade -- The alliance is tested & The battle of Dorylaeum -- Baldwin takes Edessa -- Into Antioch -- Bartholomew's vision/The holy lance -- Shocking atrocity -- Jerusalem -- Epilogue for the first crusade. The second and third crusades: Jihad -- Nur-ad Din, son of Zengi -- To take Egypt -- Saladin strikes -- Saladin's revenge -- The call for the third crusade -- Richard at Acre -- To Jerusalem -- Rival's ends & Summary. Narrator, Keith David. Using CGI-enhanced visuals and dramatic reenactments, The History Channel brings the key battles of the Crusades to life. See rare locations, including a vast chain of Crusader castles and get a feel of what day-to-day life was like.

DVD 909.07 CRU Disc-2

The crusades, crescent & the cross : History in the Making: the Crusades, Knights Templar. [Burlington, VT] : A&E Home Video :, c2005.
Documentary (The knights templar) ; Behind-the-scenes featurette (History in the making : The crusades). Narrated by Keith David. Using CGI-enhanced visuals and dramatic reenactments, The History Channel brings the key battles of the Crusades to life. See rare locations, including a vast chain of Crusader castles and get a feel of what day-to-day life was like.

DVD 938 GRE

The Greeks : crucible of civilization. Widescreen. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2010.
Narrator, Liam Neeson. Views rise and fall of ancient Greece through the eyes of prominent figures of the times, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates.

DVD 940.3 WOR v.1

World War I : the complete story. [S.l.] : CBS DVD :, c2008.
v.1. The War Begins. Summer at Sarajevo -- Clash of the generals -- Doomed dynasties -- Atrocity 1914 -- They sank the Lusitania -- Verdun, the inferno -- Battle of Jutland -- The trenches -- D-Day at Gallipoli -- Extra features : great events before the war. Narrator, Robert Ryan. Here is the story of World War I, with combat footage and historical analysis.

DVD 940.3 WOR v.2

World War I : the complete story. [S.l.] : CBS DVD :, c2008.
v.2. America the neutral -- Wilson & war -- Revolution in red -- The year of lost illusions -- Behind German lines -- Over there -- Over here -- Daredevils and dogfighters -- The promised lands -- Extra feature : up from the trenches. Narrator, Robert Ryan. Here is the story of World War I, with combat footage and historical analysis.

DVD 940.3 WOR v.3

World War I : the complete story. [S.l.] : CBS DVD :, c2008.
v.2. The agony of Caporetto -- Tipperary & all that jazz -- The tide turns -- The Battle of the Argonne -- The day the guns stopped firing -- Wilson & peace -- Allies in Russia -- Heritage of war -- Extra features : post war great events. Narrator, Robert Ryan. Here is the story of World War I, with combat footage and historical analysis.

DVD 940.54 PER

The perilous fight : America's World War II in color. Standard version. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ;, c2003.
Infamy: 1919-1942 / written & produced by Martin Smith -- Battlefronts: 1942-1944 / written & produced by Scott Pearson -- Wrath: D-Day to VE-Day / written & produced by Greg Palmer -- Triumph: The Pacific 1943-1945 / written & produced by Martin Smith. Narrator, Martin Sheen. Using entirely color film footage, examines America's participation in World War II at home and abroad.

DVD 940.5425 HIR

Hiroshima : why the bomb was dropped. [Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, 2002.
Host: Peter Jennings. This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II.

DVD 959.704 DEA

Dear America : letters home from Vietnam. New York : HBO Video, c2005.
Includes the voices of Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, Willem Dafoe, Robert DeNiro, Brian Dennehy, Kevin Dillon, Matt Dillon, Robert Downey, Jr., Michael J. Fox, Mark Harmon, John Heard, Harvey Keitel, Elizabeth McGovern, Judd nelson, Sean Penn, Randy Quaid, Martin Sheen, Kathleen Turner, Robin Williams. Actual letters from soldiers in Vietnam, along with rare footage, reveal what the war was really like for those who fought it.

DVD 973.3 FOU

Founding fathers. New York, N.Y. : A & E Television Networks :, c2000.
Rebels with a cause -- Taking liberties. Features the contributions of Sam Adams, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Thomas Paine to American democracy.

DVD 973.3 FOU

Founding fathers. New York, N.Y. : A & E Television Networks :, c2000.
You say you want a revolution -- A healthy constitution. Features the contributions of Sam Adams, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Thomas Paine to American democracy.

DVD B JES

Jesus : His life. Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video, 2005.
Hosted by Jack Perkins. This video examines Jesus from an archaeological standpoint as well as from his mysteries and myths.

DVD B JOA

Joan of Arc : virgin warrior. New York, N.Y. : A&E Home Video :, c1998.
Host, Jack Perkins ; narrated by Don Morrow. Describes the life story of Joan of Arc and the influence she had on the nation of France and Charles the crown prince of France.

DVD B MAN

Madiba : the life and times of Nelson Mandela. [Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation] ;, c2004.
1. Introduction -- 2. The early years -- 3. Run away to Johannesburg -- 4. African National Congress -- 5. Apartheid -- 6. The Sharpeville massacre -- 7. Arrest and Rivonia trial -- 8. Imprisoned on Robben Island -- 9. Winnie Mandela -- 10. Anti-apartheid protests worldwide -- 11. The brink of civil war -- 12. Mandela hospitalized -- 13. Meetings with the government -- 14. Release from prison -- 15. Personal life -- 16. Threat of race war -- 17. Election to the presidency -- 18. Mandela's economic conversion -- 19. South African society -- 20. The battle against AIDS -- 21. Post-presidential years -- 22. Conclusion -- 23. Credits. Narrator, Maurice Dean Wint ; voice of Nelson Mandela, Walter Borden. Profiles the life of South African president and Nobel Prize winner, Nelson Mandela.

DVD B NAP

Napoleon. Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, c2004.
Napoleon as warrior, ruler and legend is brought to life through dramatic reenactments, historical commentary and new revelations in research as to the true cause of his death.

DVD F ALI

Alice's Restaurant. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., 2001.
Arlo Guthrie, Pat Quinn, James Broderick, Michael McClanathan, Geoff Outlaw, Tina Chen, Kathleen Dabney. "In the late '60s, a changing social and political climate inspired a new generation to create a lifestyle outside the mainstream. Twenty-two year-old Arlo's journey to find a place for himself and his music includes a visit to his dying father in the hospital, gigs in New York and romps with his friends Alice and Ray, who run a small restaurant in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. And when an incident at Alice's Restaurant plays a pivotal role in Arlo's avoidance of the draft, it send him down a road that he will consider a small price to pay to keep his freedom and his beliefs"--Container.

DVD F ALL

All quiet on the Western front. Full frame version. Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, c2007.
Louis Wolheim, Lewis Ayres, John Wray, Slim Summerville, William Bakewell, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis, Jr., Walter Browne Rogers. A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.

DVD F BAM

Bamboozled. [Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Entertainment, 2001, c2000.
Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Tommy Davidson, Michael Rapaport. A satire about the television industry and its employees. An African-American television writer for a major network finally finds success when he comes up with an ingenious television show, a take on the original minstrel shows featuring black actors instead of white ones.

DVD F BUR

Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : the epic fall of the American Indian. [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ;, 2007.
Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, Anna Paquin, Eric Schweig, J.K. Simmons, Wes Studi, Colm Feore, Gordon Tootoosis. Begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn and goes on to center around three powerful men. Charles Eastman is a young, Dartmouth-educated Sioux doctor. Sitting Bull is the proud Lakota chief who refuses to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, dignity and sacred land. Senator Henry Dawes is one of the men responsible for the government policy on Indian affairs. While Eastman and schoolteacher Elaine Goodale work to improve the lives of the Sioux on the reservation, Senator Dawes lobbies President Grant for kinder Indian treatment.

DVD F FLA

Flatland. Special educational edition. Austin, Tex. : Flat World Productions, c2007.
Martin Sheen, Kristen Bell, Tony Hale, Joe Estevez, Michael York. "Flatland is a world that exists entirely on a two-dimensional plane. All different kinds of shapes live, work and play in this world. The story follows Arthur Square and his curious granddaughter Hex. When a mysterious visitor arrives from Spaceland, Arthur and Hex must come to terms with the truth of the third dimension, risking dire consequences from the evil Circles that have rules Flatland for thousands of years."--Container.

DVD F FRA

Frankenstein : [the man who made a monster]. Restored version. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, [1999].
Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Dwight Frye, Lionel Belmore, Marilyn Harris. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast.

DVD F FUL

Full metal jacket. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2007.
Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Major Howard, Ed O'Ross. Vietnam war drama which begins with a depiction of the brutality of Marine Corps training and then shifts to Vietnam, focusing mainly on a group of Marines responding to the Tet Offensive of 1968.

DVD F GLA

The glass menagerie. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2002, c1973.
Katharine Hepburn, Sam Waterston, Joanna Miles, Michael Moriaty. A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.

DVD F INT

Into the wild. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008].
Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone, Brian Dierker, Catherine Keener, Vince Vaughn, Kristen Stewart, Hal Holbrook. Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story.

DVD F MAN

The Man in the iron mask. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c1998.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu, Gabriel Byrne, Anne Parillaud, Judith Godreche. It is a time of both splendor and despair for the deeply divided French nation where the self-serving King Louis XIV enjoys the riches of the world while his people starve. Believing he is all-powerful, Louis fears no one -- except the one person who could bring an end to his absolute power: the man he condemned to wear an iron mask and imprisoned for life. But when the king's selfish excesses go too far, retired Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis vow to free the mysterious prisoner who may be France's only hope for survival. Only one question remains: will their old comrade, the legendary d'Artagnan help them -- or destroy them?.

DVD F MRS

Mr. Smith goes to Washington. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008].
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi. Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence.

DVD F SHA

Shakespeare in love. Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment :, 1998.
Gwyenth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geofrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench, Simon Callow, Jim Carter, Martin Clunes, Antony Sher, Imelda Staunton, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Williams. When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!.

DVD F THI

Thirteen days. Widescreen ed. Burbank, CA : New Line Cinema, c2001.
Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Dylan Baker, Steven Culp. Dramatization of the Cuban missile crisis, covering 13 extraordinary days in October 1962.

DVD F TWE

12 angry men. Collector's ed. Beverly Hills, CA : MGM DVD :, 2008.
Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber. Eleven jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? It's a case of seemingly overwhelming evidence against a teenager accused of killing his father.

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Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated). Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 1995.

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Frankenstein. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 1993.

eBk

Gods of Mars. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 1993.

eBk

Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 2008.

eBk

Heart of Darkness. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 2006.

eBK

John Jones's Dollar. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 2008.

eBK

Jude the Obscure. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 1994.

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The Jungle. Salt Lake City : Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, 2006.

EQU iPad #072122

iPad : 32GB. Cupertino, CA : Apple, Inc., c2010.

F BAC

Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship breaker. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2010.
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

F BOY

Boyle, T. Coraghessan. The inner circle. New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2004.
A virginal man with a beautiful wife accepts a job as an assistant to Dr. Alfred Kinsey, a charming professor whose life's calling is sex.

F BRA

Bradley, C. Alan, 1938-. A red herring without mustard : a Flavia de Luce mystery. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011.
Flavia's discovery of an old Gypsy woman who's been attacked in her wagon sends the girl off on an investigation that will reveal more of Buckshaw's secrets as well as new information about Harriet, the mother Flavia never knew.

F BRA

Bradley, C. Alan, 1938-. The weed that strings the hangman's bag : a Flavia de Luce mystery. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.
Flavia de Luce, an eleven-year-old sleuth, sets aside her chemistry experiments to solve the mystery behind the death of an unfortunate puppeteer--who was electrocuted--and attempts to discover how his death is connected to a cold case that the local constables have been unable to solve.

F BRO

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Jeineŏ = Jane Eyre. Sŏul Tʻŭkpyŏlsi : Sodam Chʻulpʻansa, 1994.
A young governess who suffered a violently abusive childhood finds love unexpectedly with her new employer, but secrets from his past--involving madness and old passions--may prove to destroy her happiness.

F BRO

Brown, Dan, 1964-. Da F enqi mi ma = The Da Vinci code. [Shanghai] : Shanghai ren min chu ban she, 2004.
Investigating the murder of a Louvre curator, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu find clues painted into a Da Vinci work, inadvertently uncovering a plot involving the Holy Grail and the secret society known as the Priory of Sion.

F BUR

Burgess, Melvin. Nicholas Dane. 1st American ed. New York : Henry Holt, 2010.
When his single mother dies of a heroin overdose, fourteen-year-old Nick is sent into England's institutional care system, where he endures harsh punishment, sexual abuse, and witnesses horrors on a daily basis before emerging, emotionally scarred but still alive. Loosely based on "Oliver Twist.".

F CAS

Cast, P. C. Awakened. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011, c2010.
Neferet, restored to her position of High Priestess in Tulsa's House of Night, sets out to lure Zoey back to Oklahoma and complete her plan of vengeance, but Zoey, recovering with Stark on the Isle of Skye where she is being groomed to take over for Queen Sgiach, is not so easily tempted; while Stevie Rae and Rephaim try to decide the course of their relationship.

F CIS

Cisneros, Sandra. Manggo Sŭtʻŭritʻŭ = The house on Mango Street. Sŏul : Todŭl Saegim, 2008.
A young girl living in a Hispanic neighborhood in Chicago ponders the advantages and disadvantages of her environment and evaluates her relationships with family and friends.

F COE

Coelho, Paulo. Yŏnʼgŭmsulsa = The alchemist. Kyŏnggido : Munhak Tongne, 2004.
An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids.

F DIV

Divine, L. The meltdown. New York : Dafina Books, c2011.
During her summer vacation, Jayd manages the duties to becoming a debutante along with her increasing psychic powers and her friend Mickey's jealousy.

F FEI

Feinstein, John. The rivalry : mystery at the Army-Navy game. 1st ed. New York : Knopf, c2010.
Teen sportswriters Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson are assigned to cover the football game between long ime rivalries Army and Navy, and, after noticing the actions of secret service agents, they begin to suspect that the president, who is going to attend the event, is in danger.

F FER

Ferguson, Alane. The angel of death : a forensic mystery. Sleuth ed. New York : Sleuth/Speak, 2008, c2007.
Seventeen-year-old high school senior Cameryn Mahoney uses skills learned as assistant to her coroner father to try to unravel the mystery of a local teacher's gruesome death, while also awaiting a possible reunion with her long-missing mother.

F FER

Ferguson, Alane. The Christopher killer : a forensic mystery. New York : Sleuth/Viking, 2006.
On the payroll as an assistant to her coroner father, seventeen-year-old Cameryn Mahoney uses her knowledge of forensic medicine to catch the killer of a friend while putting herself in terrible danger.

F FER

Ferguson, Alane. The circle of blood : a forensic mystery. Sleuth ed. New York : Sleuth Speak, 2009, c2008.
As she uses her knowledge of forensic medicine to investigate the death of a young runaway, seventeen-year-old Cameryn Mahoney, an assistant to her coroner father, worries that her secretive mother may be involved.

F FER

Ferguson, Alane. The dying breath : a forensic mystery. New York : Viking, 2009.
When her ex-boyfriend starts stalking her, seventeen-year-old Cameryn must use her knowledge of forensic sciences to protect herself.

F FIE

Fielding, Helen, 1958-. Bŭrijit Jonsŭ ŭi ilgi = Bridget Jones's diary. Sŏul Tʻŭkpyŏlsi : Munhak Sasangsa, 1999.
Londoner Bridget Jones starts a diary on New Year's Day and chronicles her efforts to lose weight, have a successful relationship, and generally better herself without humiliating herself in the process.

F GOL

Golden, Arthur, 1957-. Yi ji hui yi lu = Memoirs of a geisha. Taibei Shi : Gao bao guo ji, 2006.
Nitta Sayuri, a young Japanese woman who was taken from her home at the age of nine and sold into slavery as a geisha, discovers a rare opportunity for freedom when the outbreak of World War II forces an end to the only life she has ever known.

F GOO

Goodman, Shawn, 1970-. Something like hope. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011.
Shavonne, a fierce, desperate seventeen-year-old in juvenile lockup, wants to turn her life around before her eighteenth birthday, but corrupt guards, out-of-control girls, and shadows from her past make her task seem impossible.

F HAD

Haddon, Mark. Hanbamjung e kae ege irŏnan ŭimun ŭi sakŏn = The curious incident of the dog in the night-time. Kyŏnggi-do Pʻaju-si : Munhak Suchʻŏp Litʻŭl Buksŭ, 2005.
Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.

F HAU

Hautman, Pete, 1952-. The big crunch. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2011.
Jen and Wes, hanging around in the same circles, eventually decide they might like to be a couple, and even then are not sure if a relationship is what they want.

F HOS

Hosseini, Khaled. Ca n lan qian yang = A thousand splendid suns. Shanghai : Shanghai ren min chu ban she, 2007.
A novel set against the three decades of Afghanistan's history shaped by Soviet occupation, civil war, and the Taliban, which tells the stories of two women, Mariam and Laila, who grow close despite their nineteen-year age difference and initial rivalry as they suffer at the hand of a common enemy: their abusive husband.

F HUX

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Mŏtchin sinsegye = Brave new world. [Korea] : [HyeWon Publishers], 2009?.
A satirical novel about the utopia of the future, a world in which babies are decanted from bottles and the great Ford is worshipped. In Korean.

F JON

Jones, Carrie. Entice. New York : Bloomsbury, 2010.
When evil pixies invade Bedford, capturing more teens every day, sixteen-year-old Zara's quest to bring Nick back from Valhalla becomes more urgent, but she fears he will not return with her since she has been pixie kissed and become Astley's queen.

F JON

Jones, Frewin. The charmed return. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2011.
Tania must attempt to return to the Faerie Realm in order to save her people from a deadly menace.

F KAR

Karr, Julia. XVI. New York : Speak, 2011.
Preparing to receive a government-mandated tattoo declaring her sexual readiness to the public at sixteen, Nina is shattered by a brutal attack on her mother, who before dying reveals to Nina a shocking truth about her past.

F KAT

Katcher, Brian. Almost perfect. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2009.
With his mother working long hours and in pain from a romantic break-up, eighteen-year-old Logan feels alone and unloved until a zany new student--who is hiding a big secret--arrives at his small-town Missouri high school.

F KEN

Kent, Kathleen, 1953-. The heretic's daughter : a novel. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
Ten-year-old Sarah Chapman, recovering from smallpox in 1752, becomes caught up in another life and death battle when her mother, Martha, is accused of witchcraft by her uncle who wants the plot of land on which the Chapman family is living, and the rest of the community, looking for a scapegoat for their own troubles, joins the campaign to have Martha hanged.

F LAC

LaCour, Nina. Hold still. 1st ed. New York : Dutton Books, c2009.
Caitlin wrestles with her feelings of devastation and helplessness after her friend Ingrid commits suicide, and she turns to her family and newfound friends for help while encountering love, broadening her horizons, and using Ingrid's journal to heal.

F LUR

Lurie, April. The less-dead. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.
Sixteen-year-old Noah Nordstrom, whose father is the host of a popular evangelical Christian radio program, believes that the person who has been killing gay teenagers in the Austin, Texas, foster care system, is a regular caller on his dad's show.

F MAR

Marchetta, Melina, 1965-. Finnikin of the rock. 1st Candlewick Press ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010, c2008.
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.

F MCK

McKenzie, C. Lee. The princess of Las Pulgas. 1st ed. Lodi, NJ : WestSide Books, c2010.
After her father's slow death from cancer, Carlie, her mother, and younger brother Keith are forced to move to a rough neighborhood and an urban school where her grief, perceived to be aloofness, earns her the nickname Princess.

F NEL

Nelson, R. A. (Russell A.). Throat. 1st ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011.
Seventeen-year-old Emma, having always felt cursed by her epilepsy, comes to realize that it is this very condition that saves her when she is mysteriously attacked and left with all the powers but none of the limitations of a vampire.

F NOR

Northrop, Michael. Trapped. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2011.
Seven high school students are stranded at their New England high school during a week-long blizzard that shuts down the power and heat, freezes the pipes, and leaves them wondering if they will survive.

F PAR

Parker, Robert B., 1932-. The boxer and the spy. New York : Philomel Books, c2008.
Fifteen-year-old Terry, an aspiring boxer, uncovers the mystery behind the unexpected death of a classmate.

F PAT

Patterson, James, 1947-. Judge & jury. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2006.
Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante and Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and juror for the trial of a notorious crime boss are the only ones left to seek justice after Mafia Don Dominic Cavello and his henchmen systematically eliminate everyone who stand in their way.

F PAT

Patterson, Richard North. Conviction : a novel. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2005.
Rennell Price has just fifty-nine days to live unless attorney Terri Paget can convince the courts that her new evidence points to another man, but the wheels of politics already in motion continue to hinder Paget's attempts to free Price.

F PAT

Patterson, Valerie O. The other side of blue. Boston : Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
The summer after her father drowned off the island of Curaçao, Cyan and her mother, a painter, return to the house they stay at every summer, along with the daughter of her mother's fiancé, but Cyan blames her mother and spends her time trying to find out what really happened to her father.

F PER

Perkins, Stephanie. Anna and the French kiss. 1st ed. New York : Dutton Books, c2010.
When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more.

F PIC

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-. House rules : a novel. 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed. New York : Washington Square Press, 2010.
Emma Hunt's son Jacob, who has Asperger's syndrome and occasionally tries helping the police with his unique forensic analysis abilities, falls under suspicion when a murder occurs in town, reminding Emma of society's--and the legal system's--misunderstanding with regard to the behavioral cues associated with Asperger's.

F PIC

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-. Jie jie de shou hu zhe = My sister's keeper. Hai kou : Nan hai chu ban gong si, 2008.
Thirteen-year-old Anna, conceived specifically to provide blood and bone marrow for her sister Kate who was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia at the age of two, decides to sue her parents for control of her body when her mother wants her to donate a kidney to Kate.

F PIK

Pike, Christopher, 1954-. Thirst. Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009.
The last vampire -- Black blood -- Red dice. Collects three novels about vampire Alisa Perne who finds a lover, is stalked by an ancient enemy, learns she might not be the only vampire left, and is hunted by FBI agents who want to study and duplicate her blood.

F PLA

Plath, Sylvia. Belja = The bell jar. Sŏul Tʻŭkpyŏlsi : Munye Chʻulpʻansa, 2008.
Chronicles the mental breakdown of Esther Greenwood--a brilliant, beautiful, talented, and successful young woman.

F REV

Revis, Beth. Across the universe. New York : Razorbill, c2011.
Teenaged Amy, a cryogenically frozen passenger on the spaceship Godspeed, wakes up to discover that someone may have tried to murder her.

F RHO

Rhodes, David, 1946-. Driftless. 1st pbk. ed. Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2009, c2008.
The residents of the rural town of Words, Wisconsin, struggle to cope with their disappointments, insecurities, and longing for something more out of life.

F ROS

Rose, Malcolm. Blood brother. Boston : Kingfisher, 2008, c2007.
Sixteen-year-old forensic investigator Luke Harding and his sidekick robot, Malc, are called in to investigate a series of suspicious deaths and discovers his father is the authority's prime suspect.

F ROY

Roy, Léna. Edges. 1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010.
New Yorkers Luke, sixteen, and Ava, nineteen, both wind up in Moab, Utah, trying to put their lives back together after suffering from the death of loved ones, alcoholism, and other traumas.

F SAL

Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010. Homilbat ŭi pʻasukkun = The catcher in the rye. Sŏul-si : Miŭmsa, 2001.
An adolescent boy, knowing he is about to be dropped by his school, spends three days and nights in New York City.

F SEU

Seuss, Dr. Fox in socks. New York : Beginner Books, c1993.
A collection of easy-to-read tongue twisters.

F SEU

Seuss, Dr. Green eggs and ham. New York : Random House, c1988.
In verse, Sam-I-am tells of the virtues of green eggs and ham.

F SHI

Shields, Gillian. Immortal. 1st ed. New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2009.
Falling in love with the mysterious Sebastian, Evie Johnson, a scholarship student at the Wyldcliffe Abbey School, is haunted by a sisterlike figure that seems to be sending her a warning.

F SMI

Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959-. The Marbury lens. 1st ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2010.
After being kidnapped and barely escaping, sixteen-year-old Jack goes to London with his best friend Connor, where someone gives him a pair of glasses that send him to an alternate universe where war is raging, he is responsible for the survival of two younger boys, and Connor is trying to kill them all.

F SMI

Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.). Dark visions. Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009.
The strange power -- The possessed -- The passion. Collects three novels in the Dark Visions series, including "The Strange Power" in which psychic Kaitlyn Fairchild accepts an invitation to attend a school where she is surrounded by teens like her, "The Possessed" in which the students face the unknown on a trip to the strange white house on the cliff, and "The Passion" in which Kaitlyn puts herself in danger in order to save Gabriel from being destroyed by Rob.

F SOR

Sorrells, Walter. First shot : what would you do if your dad was a murderer? Sleuth ed. New York : Speak, 2009, c2007.
During his sophomore year, high school senior David Crandall's mother was murdered; and now, after learning about a family embezzlement secret and witnessing his father burying a shot gun, he starts to suspect his dad was the murderer.

F STR

Strasnick, Lauren. Nothing like you. 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009.
Six months after her mother's death, seventeen-year-old Holly finds some happiness in a secret affair with Paul, a boy she barely knows, but after becoming friends with Paul's girlfriend, Saskia, Holly worries that her best friend, Nils, or Saskia will learn the devastating truth.

F STR

Strasser, Todd. Famous. 1st ed. New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, c2011.
Sixteen-year-old Jamie Gordon had a taste of praise and recognition at age fourteen when her unflattering photograph of an actress was published, but as she pursues her dream of being a celebrity photographer, she becomes immersed in the dark side of fame.

F THA

Tharp, Tim, 1957-. Badd. 1st ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011.
A teenaged girl's beloved brother returns home from the Iraq War completely unlike the person she remembers.

F TRI

Trigiani, Adriana. Viola in reel life. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2009.
When fourteen-year-old Viola is sent from her beloved Brooklyn to boarding school in Indiana for ninth grade, she overcomes her initial reservations as she makes friends with her roommates, goes on a real date, and uses the unsettling ghost she keeps seeing as the subject of a short film--her first.

F TWA

Twain, Mark. Hŏkʻŭlberi Pʻin ŭi mohŏm = The adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Sŏul-si : Minŭmsa, 1998.
A nineteenth-century boy, floating down the Mississippi on a raft with a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom.

F VAN

Van Draanen, Wendelin. The running dream. 1st ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again.

F VIV

Vivian, Siobhan. Same difference. New York : PUSH, c2009.
Feeling left out since her long-time best friend started a serious relationship, sixteen-year-old Emily is looking forward to a summer program at the Philadelphia College of Art, but is not sure she is up to the challenges there, including finding herself and learning to balance life and art.

F VON

Vonnegut, Kurt. Koyangi yoram = Cat's cradle. Sŏul : Aipʻildŭ, 2004.
Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate. Features a midget as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calypso signer; and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and funny.

F WAL

Walker, Alice, 1944-. Tŏ kʻŏllŏ pʻŏpʻŭl = The color purple. Sŏul-si : Chʻŏngnyŏn Chŏngsin, 2007.
Tells the story of two sisters: Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a child-wife living in the South, in the medium of their letters to each other and in Celie's case, the desperate letters she begins, "Dear God.".

F WHE

Whelan, Gloria. See what I see. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2011.
When eighteen-year-old Kate arrives on the Detroit doorstep of her long-estranged father, a famous painter, she is shocked to learn that he is dying and does not want to support her efforts to attend the local art school.

F WHI

Whitten, A. J. The well. Boston : Graphia, 2009.
Fourteen-year-old Cooper must face a monster trapped for two centuries in a well near his stepfather's Maine vineyard or risk everything that he holds dear, including his girlfriend, Megan.

F WHI

Whittenberg, Allison. Tutored. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.
In Philadelphia, two African American teenagers from different backgrounds develop a romantic relationship when one tutors the other.

F WOO

Woods, Elizabeth Emma. Choker. 1st ed. New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, c2011.
Teenaged Cara, solitary and bullied in high school, is delighted to reconnect with her childhood best friend Zoe whose support and friendship help Cara gain self-confidence, even as her classmates start dying.

F ZIN

Zink, Michelle. Prophecy of the sisters. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2009.
In late nineteenth-century New York state, wealthy sixteen-year-old twin sisters Lia and Alice Milthorpe find that they are on opposite sides of an ancient prophecy that has destroyed their parents and seeks to do even more harm.

F ZUS

Zusak, Markus. Tou shu zei = The book thief. Taibei Xian Xindian Shi : Mu ma wen hua shi ye gu fen you xian gong si, 2007.
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

GN F MOR

Morrison, Grant. Batman : R.I.P. Deluxe ed. New York : DC Comics, c2009.
A graphic novel in which Batman must face his most dangerous foes, as well as his own inner demons, at the Arkham Asylum.

R 331.12 OCC

Occupational outlook handbook. 2010-2011 ed. Indianapolis, IN : Jist Works, c2010.
Profiles hundreds of occupations, providing information on earnings, growth, advancement, work environment, related jobs, and required training, education, and skills; and includes a personality-career quiz, resources, and an overview of environmental careers.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Nick Hornby's "About a Boy," to Wallage Stegner's "The Big Rock Candy Mountain," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from A. B. Guthrie, Jr.'s "The Big Sky," to T. S. Eliot's "The Confidential Clerk," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Benjamin Disraeli's "Coningsby," to Louis H. Chu's "Eat a Bowl of Tea," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Vergil's "Eclogues," to Tracy Chevalier's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Hermann Hesse's "The Glass Bead Game," to Bobbie Ann Mason's "In Country, each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from John Steinbeck's "In Dubious Battle," to Frank Norris's "McTeague," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary," to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's "Night Flight," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Marsha Norman's "'night, Mother," to Aristotle's "Poetics," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Thomas Campion's "Poetry of Campion," to Vittorio Alfieri's "Saul," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Claude Levi-Strauss's "The Savage Mind," to S. E. Hinton's "That Was Then, This Is Now," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Statius's "Thebaid," to Bessie Head's "When Rain Clouds Gather," each with an annotated bibliography.

R 809 MAS

Masterplots. 4th ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011.
Contains reference data, plot synopses, and critical evaluations of selected literary works, including English language, as well as world literature that has been translated into English; arranged alphabetically by title from Henrik Ibsen's "When We Dead Awaken," to Max Beerbohm's "Zuleika Dobson," each with an annotated bibliography. Includes author, title, geographical, genre, and themes and issues indexes, as well as a chronological list of titles.

R 809 MAS v.1

Masterplots II. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c1989.
V. 1. A-Ele (p. 1-448) -- v. 2. Emp-Man (p. 449-900) -- v. 3. Mar-Sev (p. 991-1340) -- v. 4. Sha-Z (p. 1341-1745, Indexes). An alphabetically-arranged series that examines the theme, characters, plot, style, and technique of over 300 twentieth-century nonfiction works and authors of autobiographies, memoirs, philosophy, literary theory, anthropology, psychology, and other subjects.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from A-to-Conf.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from Cont-to-Gor.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from Gre-to-Los.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from Lov-to-Pla.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from Plu-to-Tel.

R 810.9 MAS

Masterplots II. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2000.
Contains entries that provide information about fiction works by important writers of North, Central, and South America; each with a brief description of the work's main characters, a summary of major plot elements, and in-depth analyses of characters, themes and meanings, and critical context. Arranged alphabetically from Ten-to-Z.

R 823 MAS v.1

Masterplots II. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c1987.
Vol. 1. A-Fem (p. 1-492) -- v. 2. Fin-Liv (p. 493-988) -- v. 3. Loi-Sea (p. 989-1488) -- v. 4. Sec-Z (p. 1489-1959, Indexes). Profiles over four hundred twentieth-century novels and novellas from Great Britain and regions formerly in the British Empire, including Ireland, India, Africa, Australia, and Canada, covering their plots, characters, themes, meanings, critical reception, and significance, and providing further reading lists.

The Whale - NEEDS TO GO TO CATALOGING! [Temporary]

The press. Oxford ; : Oxford University Press, c2005.
Presses and democracies / Daniel C. Hallin, Robert Giles -- American journalism in historical perspective / Michael Schudson, Susan E. Tifft -- The nature and sources of news / Robert M. Entman -- Definitions of journalism / Barbie Zelizer -- The minority press / Pamela Newkirk -- Journalism and democracy across borders / John Keane -- What democracy requires of the media / James Curran -- The marketplace of ideas / Robert Schmuhl, Robert G. Picard -- The agenda-setting function of the press / Maxwell McCombs -- The watchdog role / W. Lance Bennett, William Serrin -- Informing the public / Thomas Patterson, Philip Seib -- Mobilizing citizen participation / Esther Thorson -- Government and the press / Martha Joynt Kumar, Alex Jones -- Public policy toward the press / Timothy E. Cook -- The First Amendment tradition and its critics / Bruce W. Sanford, Jane E. Kirtley -- Legal evolution of the government-news media relationship / Jane E. Kirtley -- Communications regulation in protecting the public interest / Robert B. Horwitz -- Journalism and the public interest / Daniel Schorr -- The military and the media / William Prochnau -- Money, media, and the public interest / Robert G. Picard -- The market and the media / James T. Hamilton -- The press and the politics of representation / Mitchell Stephens, David T.Z. Mindich -- The legacy of autonomy in American journalism / Theodore L. Glasser, Marc Gunther -- What kind of journalism does the public need? / Carolyn Marvin, Philip Meyer -- The future of news, the future of journalism / John Carey, Nancy Hicks Maynard. Contains twenty-five essays in which political scientists and scholars of public policy examine the performance of the press, covering ideals and development, and discussing journalistic integrity, the government's interest in controlling the media, the effect of technological advancements, and other related topics.

 

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